Computer Support

The U3A Dacorum Computer Support group meetings include presentations on subjects that might be useful to its members. This page gives access to some of these presentations.

U3A Dacorum is not responsible for the correctness of the information in these pages. Note also that computer software changes quite fast so that any advice in the presentations on the selection of particular programs and how to use may have become out of date.

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2 presentations: Blind copy emails; Multi-Media

The first presentation explains how and why to send BCC (Blind Carbon Copy) emailscontinues January's presentation. This time looking at the browsers.

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The second presentation explains how and why to send BCC (Blind Carbon Copy) emailscontinues January's presentation. This time looking at the browsers.

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Internet - Browsers

This presentation continues January's presentation. This time looking at the browsers.

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Windows 10 Libre Office 6

This presentation looks at the latest release of Libre Office (6.0.3). This is not the current Release (5.4.6) but should be an improvement and will become the current release in due time.

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Windows 10 Housekeeping

This presentation covers things that you can do to cleanup your Files and remove leftover data etc. There is also a section which covers Windows7 and Windows8 operating system cleanups.

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A history of Data Storage

This presentation goes through the history of data storage covering census on cards in the 19th to modern high density electronic chip today.

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Firefox Quantum & The Internet

This presentation looks at how to:

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Update your iPad/iPhone to IOS 11 orMac to MacOS High Sierra

This presentation looks at upgrading some Apple devices to the latest software version.

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Photo Editing

This presentation looks at using the free GNU program to enhance your photographs:

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Create a Newsletter

This presentation looks at:

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Online Safety

This presentation is an update on that given previously. It looks at:

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Windows Data Backups & Restore

Presents how to use the facilities within Windows for data Backup and Recovery
This can be read in conjunction with Archive & Backup.

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April 2017 Libre Office Calc

This presentation looks in a little more detail at Libre Office's equivalent to Microsoft Excel

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February 2017 Living with Windows 10

This presentation looks the practical aspects of using Windows 10 rather than how to set it up

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September 2016 Wordpress based Website

This presentation takes a brief looks at How to setup and Run a simple Wordpress Web site

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August 2016 General Knowledge

This presentation takes a brief looks at:

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July 2016 Browsers

This presentation takes a brief looks at:

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Using Windows 10

This Presentation is designed to present the advantages and new Features of Windows 10:

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Windows 10 Introduction

Presents the advantages and new Features of Windows 10.

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When Things Go Wrong

How do analyse what has gone wrong if your computer doesn't seem to work properly. Such as the computer freezes or the the disk fails.

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Android Security

This presentation looks specifically at security on Android devices but is also applicable to other devices.

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The Cloud

This presentation looks at:

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Archive & Backup

This presentation looks at:

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Family History

This presentation looks at:

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June 2014 An introduction to Apple Products

This presentation looks at various issues:

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May 2014 General Tips

This presentation looks at various issues:

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Transferring Old Records & Tapes onto CD / Hard Disk

This presentation looks at sound and how to copy to the computer

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March 2014 Free Software

This presentation looks at free software:

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January 2014 An introduction to...

An introduction to:

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November 2013 Spreadsheets

This presentation takes a brief looks at spreadsheets and how to use them to perform some simple tasks.

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October 2013 MS Word

This presentation takes a brief looks at:

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September 2013 Photo Books

This presentation looks at:

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August 2013 Miscellaneous

This presentation looks at:

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