Computer Tips and Tricks

Saturday, January 28, 2017



Please change my email address from 

joeisaac@twc.com   

to joeisaac1234@gmail.com    

Thank you kindly, 

Joe


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Wednesday, January 11, 2017


I will be 91 next month. I've been teaching Windows for 21 years.
Mike Seiler will take over my 2nd Tuesday 7pm Windows SIG.
I will be semiretired in CKCS, and will send out my class email and jokes ever other month.
Will still take calls to help with computer problems
Will still maintained my web sites:
Joe does Windows:  http://www.ckcs.org/joetips.pdf 
I really like working with such great classmates.
Kindest regards,

Joe Isaac
414 Southridge Drive
Lexington KY 40505-1532
859-299-6464
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016



1 10 17  PHOTOS, Windows 10, Cortana, and EDGE *

Dear Classmates,









On Tuesday January 10 at 7 pm:

We will take photos and:

Rename
Resize,
Auto Adjust,
Crop,
Get rid of Red eye,
Retouch,
Straighten,
Adjust Exposure.
Then send it out in an email.

Will discuss Windows 10, Cortana, and EDGE.

Will do Find My Device so you can locate your laptop and tablet if lost or stolen. 


No Windows meeting in February.













Please attend this meeting. The next meeting will be March 14, 2017

Kindest regards,

Joe Isaac

Latest Online Tips:  http://www.ckcs.org/joetips.pdf
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Gene Wheeler recommends this web site for UK Basketball Fans.
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 United States Armed Forces Medley
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Saturday, November 12, 2016


NO WINDOWS MEETING IN DECEMBER

NO WINDOWS MEETING TUESDAY DECEMBER 13TH
DUE TO CATARACT SURGERY.
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Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2016
To: Joe Isaac
Subject: Re: Something so moving.


Hi Uncle Joe,

I just saw a commercial that Andre's orchestra will be on KET this Saturday around 3 or 4.

I think I must've watched that video you sent 20 or 30 times - it's beautiful : )

Love,
T.

Sent from my iPhone

On Sep 24, 2016, at 12:00 PM, Joe Isaac <joeisaac@twc.com> wrote:
Dear Folks,

When I see something so moving, I want to share.
This video is beautiful.

Please watch this with your best girl.

Kindest regards,

Joe

 



Monday, October 17, 2016


 BIG BLUE NATION HISTORY: Cat fans please watch this.
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From Myra Engle: Amazing. I have never seen anything like it.















11 8 16  Internet Safety, Trouble Shooting Tips,  Windows Settings*

Dear Classmates,

Tuesday, November 8 at 7 pm at CKCS we will Demo:


1. Internet Safety: Check your settings, Mother's maiden name, Guard personal information, Photos and videos, Check what's needed, Direct message if you can, Delete old accounts, up to date anti-virus software.

2. IF THINGS GO WRONG: Will show you 7 main Troubleshooting Tips.
  
3. We will also demo System and Personalization in Windows Settings:
4. Will demo Microsoft's Anniversary update best features:




Remember to err is human, to really screw up you need a Computer.

Kindest regards,

Joe Isaac

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WorldStart's Video Guide To Windows 10 – DVD
I had these once before and sold out. I bought 10 more and will sell them in class for what they cost me as a Premium member $10.

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Monday, September 19, 2016


10 11 16   ++More Windows 10, Cortana, EDGE*

Dear Classmates,

At our meeting on Tuesday, October 11, 7pm, after class questions, We will Demo:
1. Great video on Start screen.
2. Alarms & Clock, and Task Manager
3. Disk Cleanup, will add GB's to your hard drive.
4. Demo Security and Maintenance.
5. Dark Theme.
6. Snipping Tool.
7. OneDrive.

Please plan to attend, invite your friends, and bring your questions! 

If you cannot attend, you can watch it at home on your computer:
https://video.nest.com/live/g5PGQK at 7 pm Tuesday. Copy and paste this link into your browser.

Happy Computing,

Joe Isaac    

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You can give Cortana basic commands like “Find pictures from June” or “Find documents with Windows 10” and she’ll apply the appropriate filters, then scour your local files and OneDrive storage for results.
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FYI:
My Joe does Windows .doc file was 26.8MB, made it a pdf file and it was 9.71MB, amazing.
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How to sign into Windows 10 automatically?

After updating to Windows 10, many users find that they must sign in to Windows using a password, even if they previously did not. I'll show you how to sign in to Windows 10 automatically.

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Survey: Users love their desktops more than their cheapo tablets
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Keyboard Shortcuts That Work in All Web Browsers
Ctrl+9 – Switch to the last tab.
Ctrl+Tab – Switch to the next tab 
Ctrl+Shift+T – Reopen the last closed tab.
Ctrl+T – Open a new tab.
Ctrl+N – Open a new browser window.
Alt+F4 – Close the current window. (Works in all applications.)
F5 – Reload.
Escape – Stop.
Alt+Home – Open homepage.
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Zooming
Ctrl + Spin mouse wheel  – Zoom in.
Ctrl + Spin mouse wheel  — Zoom out. 
F11 – Full-screen mode.

Scrolling
Page Down – Scroll down a frame.
Page Up – Scroll up a frame.
Home – Top of page.
End – Bottom of page.

History & Bookmarks
Ctrl + H – Open the browsing history.
Ctrl + D – Bookmark the current website.

Ctrl + P – Print the current page.
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what is a "Server" anyway?
A server is nothing more than a computer that provides services or resources to other computers.
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Vintage Tips from the 1900s
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Our President, Brooke Thomas, took these great photos last year.




Sunday, August 14, 2016

9 13 16   Many good things*


Dear Classmates,

Our Windows 10 workshop will meet Tuesday September 13, at 7 pm.



Will Demo:
This is my main thing. You will love it.
I use it every day to save things in. It is so much better than my memory.
                    
This will  be another important workshop.

We will also demo the list below.

Please plan to attend, invite your friends, and bring your questions!  If you cannot attend, you can watch it at home on your computer: https://www.dropcam.com/p/g5PGQK   at 7 pm Tuesday

Welcome to the wonderful world of computing.
            
Joe Isaac     
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From: esp
Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2016
To: Joe Isaac
Subject: Re: REVIEW OF WINDOWS MEETING

Dear, dear Joe!!!  Thank you so very much!!!!!  I have been in Ohio now for 3 years and I still CAN depend on you when I need you!! 
Hope those in your meetings know how very, very much I appreciate your notes that you send!!!!  I still have friends In Lexington.
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Thank you so much for the email.   
It made my day.  Makes me feel good.

Kindest regards,

Joe Isaac
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We will demo the following

1. Change the size of text, apps, and other items. Right click the desktop, click display settings use sliding.  On the left click on: Default apps, Power and sleep, About.

2. WINDOWS DEFENDER:
Windows Defender Antivirus program: comes with Windows 10 so you don't need Norton or McAfee. Windows Defender is a great Antivirus program. If Norton or McAfee is on your computer you must uninstall it for Windows Defender to work.

























3. Herald Leader online: Email or print the article, or have the article read to you. You save a tree, don't have to look for your paper in the snow or bushes.
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4. WKYT TV WEATHER CAMS  

5. Lexington's 79 traffic cams. 


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6. Spotify: Spotify is free and fantastic. Play your favorite tunes, Glenn Miller, Harry James, etc.

7. Huge amount of great web sites:

8. Sticky Notes, Tell Cortana, open Sticky Notes




9. Ease of Access Center:


10. SPEED Mbps.  See if you are getting the speed you are paying for.

11. JOE DOES WINDOWS. Huge amount of great information on Windows 10.
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Teaches Windows 10