Pleasanton Senior Center

Personal Technology Users Group Handouts

Download the handouts the day before our next meeting on Thursday October 26, 2023

Click on the links below to display the handout (uses your PDF reader)

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9/28 Half of Americans are scam victims

9/28 How to import data from paper into Excel

8/24 Basics of owning an electric vehicle

8/2 How an 8 Character Password Could be Cracked in Just a Few Minutes

8/24 How to See Who is using your wifi

8/24 Norton's new tool can help you decide if you are being scammed

7/27 Review of Screenless Spacetop

7/27 14 scam messages to watch out for in 2023

7/27 How to Use SFC Scannow to Repair Windows System Files

7/27 Make a detailed list of your installed programs with this free PC tool

7/27 9 Best Ways to Use an Apple AirTag

6/22 Folding Smartphones

6/22 Microsoft finally adds some useful Widgets to monitor your PC

6/22 How to find power hogging software with Windows Task Manager

6/22 5 Browser Security Myths That Need Busting

6/22 How to Use CHKDSK to Fix Hard Drive Problems on Windows 10 or Windows 11

5/25 10 Big Reasons Not to Upgrade to Windows 11

5/25 10 awesomely practical tasks you can do with ChatGPT

4/27 Cruise Control: From basic to self driving

4/27 5 useful apps every senior should download

3/23 You can take over 1700 free university courses online now

3/23 Microsofts PowerToys Explained

3/23 5 just released Windows 11 features

3/23 6 Cool Things You Can Do With Bing Chat AI

3/23 How to Install and Configure the Microsoft PC Manager on Windows 11

2/23 How to Use the AI Chatbot for Free

2/23 12 hidden Windows 11 features that are actually worth using

1/26 Emergency Preparedness

1/26 Winget: The Best Way To Keep Windows Apps Updated

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12/15 Top 4 Ways to Add or Remove Optional Features on Windows 11

12/15 3 Best Ways To Extract Text from Images In Wincdows 11

12/15 Miss classic TV

11/17 Windows 11 22H2 Which new features stand out

11/17 Windows 11 22H2 Update 8 Best New Features

11/17 A Complete Guide to Using System Configuration Tool on Windows 11

10/27 7 Ways to Get Help in Windows 10 and Windows 11

10/227 4 ways to find anyones phone number online

10/27 Freeze Your Credit in 3 Steps

9/22 Wireless Internet, WiFi, Mesh WiFi

9/22 Scams and What To Do About Them

8/25 Worlds Most Iconic PCs

8/25 Top 5 best backup practices

8/25 A Complete Guide to Using System Restore in Windows 11

7/28 Travel planning tips, including travelling with an Electric Vehicle

7/28 15 great things you can get for free

7/28 7 Little Known Gmail Features You Should Try

7/28 Find any customer service number and how long the wait is

6/23 Problems in getting a laptop ready to give away

6/23 Ransomware A Beginners Guide to Threat Detection

6/23 3 practical reasons to use Twitter

5/26 QuickTools

5/26 DNA Update

5/26 The Best Free Software of 2022

5/26 How to create a list of installed programs on Windows

5/26 How to make a Windows 10 or 11 image backup

4/28 How to Run Android Apps in Windows 11

4/28 How to remove everything youve found about yourself on Google

4/28 USB-C Connectors: The new standard

3/24 Blue Mail

3/24 eWallet

2/24 How to Spot a Fraudulent Website

2/24 What to Do When You have been hacked

2/24 Windows Repair Tool

2/24 Top 5 Fun Ways to Use the F4 Key in Windows 10

1/27 Lengthen your battery life with "Chargie"

1/27 Four ways to find anyones phone number online

1/27 Five free privacy tools for protecting your personal data

1/27 Free software copycats that work better than the real expensive programs

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12/16 Autorun Organizer

12/16 What is a Virtual Private Network? Why would you want to use one?

12/16 Fun Websites to Waste Time on When You're Bored Part 2

11/18 History of data storage

11/18 12 things you should never do online

11/18 Fun websites to waste time on

10/28 Comparing Two Android Folding Phones

10/28 Can your PC run Windows 11? Yes? How can you get it?

9/23 How Operating Systems are Developed

9/23 Speed up Windows 10 for free. Tips for a faster PC

9/23 Does your laptop feel sluggish

8/26 Getting to know your litium ion battery

8/26 Your Apple Watch can only save your life later if you turn on these features now

8/26 Delete yourself from this creepy site

8/26 Autoruns for Windows

8/26 Most visited websites

7/22 Windows 11 is on the way

7/22 Office tools in your pocket

7/22 Windows 11 is on the way

7/22 Travel websites that can save you money

7/22 Prepare your digital life to help those that follow you

7/22 Senior Center changes for meetings held at the senior center

6/24 Going Incognito using your Chrome Browser

6/24 10 truly helpful Windows 10 tools you might not know about

6/24 How to Spot a Fake Review on Amazon

6/24 Interesting Websites

5/27 The Dark Web and Cybercriminals

5/27 Windows 10s Clipboard History is the best little tool you're not using

5/27 Six tricks to improve how Windows works for you

4/22 Everything you wanted to know about Green Energy - Part 2

4/22 Use the Libby app to get books and magazines from your library

4/22 Top 4 Ways to Convert PDF to Word Easily

4/22 What do the function keys do on Windows 10?

3/25 Everything you wanted to know about Green Energy - Part 1

3/25 20 things you can get for free that you shouldnt pay for

3/25 How long will it take a hacker to break your password?

2/25 Smart home guide for beginners

2/25 Smart home guide for beginners Slides

2/25 Best Browsers for privacy

2/25 Windows Repair Toolbox

1/28 A Brief History of Computers - Part 2

1/28 Your Guide To Online Safety

1/28 What is a 404 error?