Marin County Free Library — Technical Services

  Marin County Technology Users Group
   April 13, 2006, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

South Novato Library

  1. Updates
    1. XP Public Internet PCs done at
        BOL, CMA, SGV, PRE, FAI, half of SNO
        STB is next!
    2. All XP PCs have NFS:Porsches Unleased installed
    3. LAN Parties: SNO 7/19, STB 7/20
    4. Hold Wrappers May 1, all receipt printers get new drivers
    5. FYI San Anselmo PL going XP for public Internet, with L/O
        Their PCs will be identical to ours
    6. IM will have new server (multi-user chat, directory, forced list of users. It will also be located in Room 104 of the CC
    7. Latest Troubleshooting Flowchart and Pinging Instructions
    8. Quick autoshutdown demo for public PCs
    9. Weekend update: March 25 outage, and Sunday pager support

  2. Topics
    1. Changes in the PMM (Spam Manager)
      • Logging in (IE vs. Firefox/Mozilla)
      • Popup blockers (espec. AdsGone) will block site: add "smtpiis" to whitelist
    2. Public XP PCs: fixing a hole
      • First discovered at CCE with Skype software
      • Local user run box in registry not blocked by our previous methods
      • Demo of how this bypasses Library Online
      • Fixing it will be relatively easy
    3. Printer Troubleshooting '06
  3. Training and informational issues raised:

    Tech Support Info Home
    Created April 12, 2005 dtm