Saturday, June 1, 2013

Email Extravaganza.

You will be amazed at what your email program can do.

Dear Classmates,

Our Windows XP, Vista, 7 & 8 workshop will meet Tuesday June 11 at 7 pm. Will show you how to talk to your computer and it will talk back. Then we will demonstrate Windows Live Mail, your email program may be similar:


1. Automatically check for messages.

2. Change the font and size used in reading messages.

3. Change the font and size sending messages.

4. Add preset Signatures to your emails.

5. Automatically Spell Checking your emails.

6. Click on Read Receipt, get an email when the person you sent an email opens it.

7. Insert a photo into your email.

10. Add Contacts.

11. Put several email addresses in a folder so you may click on the folder and your whole group will receive an email.

12. Save your email addresses to a CD or Thumb Drive.

13. Copy a photo from an email or web site

14. Use the Snipping Tool to send an email by Gene Wheeler

15. Enlarge and diminish a photo.

16. How to setup the Calendar.

Kindest regards,

Joe Isaac


Windows 8.1 update will address user complaints

1. The Start button is back—but the Start menu isn’t.

2. Add search capabilities.

3. Let users set their machines to run the desktop as a default.

4.Let you tweak the start screen’s tiles.

It will release a test version of the Windows update on June 26. The company will ship the final product later this year as a free update for Windows 8 customers.

Our July Windows Class will demo the new Windows 8.1.








Microsoft paid $8.5 billion for Skype.

Google paid $1.5 billion for YouTube.


Microsoft adds Google Talk support to in a bid to woo Gmail users

Google Talk (GTalk) is a no-charge application for instant messaging and voice over internet.


Q: My Desktop Icons have disappeared.

A: RIGHT click the Desktop, click on View, click on Show desktop icons.


Sent: Monday, May 20, 2013

Q. I need to write a letter and need a free word processor.

A. Try this out and let me know how you like it. I need the feed back. Thanks.

What is OpenOffice Suite?

OpenOffice Suite is the FREE alternative to Microsoft Office! OpenOffice comes pre-loaded with all your software needs - word processor, spreadsheet software, presentation software, database management, graphics editor, and much more.


Thanks Joe, I finally got around to downloading the OpenOffice Suite and it more than covers my needs. LOL It has things on here that I have no idea how to use but I just wanted to be able to type a letter and print it, so I'm good to go! Thanks for taking the time to help me.


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