September 8, 2016 – Q&A, Windows 10 Update, Other Answers

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Sep 052016
 

Meeting At The Ballantyne BBB The September 8 PCCC meeting is still at the BBB in Ballantyne. Please join us at 5:30 with your bag supper or by 6:30 for the general meeting. Watch for news of a new meeting location in Bytes & Bits next month. A Message from the Common Table September 3, […more…]

Speeding Up Computer Start-up

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Aug 062016
 
Speeding Up Computer Start-up

Does your computer take too long to start up? Even the 45-60 seconds mine took seemed interminable; turn on power, get coffee, and still have to wait for the rolling dots to complete the cycle.  Even then, the final stages of the startup files had to complete, the icons would occasionally flash or reset a […more…]

March 10 – Privacy and New Technology

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Mar 062016
 

March 2016 Meeting Location Please make a note of a different meeting location for the March 10, 2016 general meeting. We will meet at the Better Business Bureau, 13860 Ballantyne Corporate Place #225, 28277. This location off I-485 between Pineville and Matthews at Johnston Rd. Please see the directions and maps below. PCCC General Meeting […more…]

CUTTING THE CORD

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Jan 132016
 

Don’t be a cable chump I admit it. Even though I knew better, I was a cable chump for far too long. I paid the cable company too much every month for services I didn’t need or want or could get better or cheaper elsewhere. Chump #1 Economic payback: 2 months For television, we subscribed […more…]