Links and Info

Broadband Speed Tests for PCs and devices that support 'Flash':
Speed Test (1)  .  .  .  Speed Test (2)  .  .  .  Speed Test (3)

Broadband Speed Tests for Apple products and other devices that don't support 'Flash':
Speed Test (4)  .  .  .  Speed Test (5)



Club Member's Recommended Websites:



Class and Meeting Presentation Information:

7-19-17 "Electric Cars" presentation: HERE. Download and open with MS Office
or LibreOffice. Start the slideshow (F5 in Libre) and use the spacebar to advance.
Note: The slideshow has descriptive audio, turn up your volume to listen.

5-17-17 "Malware Problems and Solutions" Presentation
Malware Info: HERE    File Backup: HERE    System Image: HERE

3-15-17 "Linux Mint" Presentation
Download the ISO file: linuxmint-18.1-xfce-32bit.iso

11-16-16 "The Helpful Internet" Presentation
Outline: HERE    Slides: HERE

8-19-16 "Windows 10 Settings" Class
Outline: HERE    Slides: HERE

8-17-16 "Jenkins Hyundai" Presentation
Test Town   []   HyundaiUSA

7-15-16 "Modems & Routers" Class
Outline: HERE    Slides: HERE

6-17-16 "LibreOffice" Class
Writer Outline: HERE    Calc Outline: HERE    Slides: HERE

5-13-16 "Restore" Class
Outline: HERE    Slides: HERE

4-15-16 "Backup" Class
Outline: HERE    Slides: HERE

4-8-16 "Maintenance" Class
Slides: HERE



A PDF of the presentation given at the 5-20-15 Club meeting by Richard Bambridge.

A PDF of the presentation given at the 4-15-15 Club meeting by Nick Burke.

A PDF of the presentation given at the 1-21-15 Club meeting by Richard Bambridge.

A PDF of the presentation given at the 7-16-14 Club meeting by Richard Bambridge.

This is a "brute force" time test not a password strength test. Read the text down through the linked page to see what they're talking about.



Links to Free Software mentioned in Nick Burke's 2014 meeting presentation.
Free Software Foundation  .  .  .  SourceForge  .  .  .  Tech Support Alert
Major Geeks  .  .  .  FileHippo

Test the 'Heartbleed' vulnerability of any website using this link: ssllabs.com/ssltest

PDF of Richard Bambridge's presentation, "Tablet Comparison", HERE.

PDF of Alan Marcus's presentation "How to Salvage an Old Computer", HERE.



Refresh ~ Reset ~ Restore

If you're having problems with your PC, you can try to refresh, reset, or restore it. Refreshing your PC reinstalls Windows and keeps your personal files and settings. It also keeps the apps that came with your PC and the apps you installed from the Windows Store. Resetting your PC (often called Recovery) reinstalls Windows but deletes your files, settings, and apps - except for the apps that came with your PC. Restoring your PC is a way to undo recent system changes you've made. Microsoft



Windows Lifecycle Facts

Operating
System
Latest
Version
End of
Mainstream Support
End of
Extended Support
Windows XP Service Pack 3 April 14, 2009 April 8, 2014
Windows Vista Service Pack 2 April 10, 2012 April 11, 2017
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 January 13, 2015 January 14, 2020
Windows 8 Windows 8.1 January 9, 2018 January 10, 2023
Windows 10 n/a October 13, 2020 October 14, 2025
End of Extended Support refers to the date when Microsoft no longer
provides automatic fixes, updates or technical assistance.



Links to the Sheriff's Office social media accounts and website.
Facebook   .  .  .  Twitter  .  .  .  Pinterest  .  .  .  MarionSO.com

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