Marin County Free Library — Technical Services

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

South Novato Library

  1. Updates
     
    1. XP Public Internet PCs
        CCE and MCI are still left (10 + 14)

    2. LAN Party Plans:
      • MCI, CANCELLED       ---- SNO, July 19, Thursday
      • STB, July 20, Friday ---- CMA, Aug. 17, Thursday
      • NOV, Aug. 18, Friday ---- FAI, Aug. 25, Friday
    3. More changes to PMM: Spam Filter
      1. Most "Spam" not reaching PMM any more
      2. If you're missing mail, report it to us, we'll report it to IST
      3. Group mails like Listservs, cartoons, likely to get filtered
      4. Individual mails shouldn't be caught, but if you know something is missing, report it
    4. Flash Drives, Headphones, etc. (ask TechSupport!)
    5. SuperSearch oddity affecting our WebPACs:
       Exiting SuperSearch puts user at Library's Home Page, which is  blocked in the WebPACs
    6. Major FY 06-07 purchases on hold at the second (ERP, MERIT)
    7. Internet Scam Alert: -gov.us e-mail and/or websites

  2. Topics

    1. Sticky Keys and Filter Keys
       A Windows "feature" that can cause problems if accidentally turned on...
    2. Outlook — Prevent Blank Subject Lines
      How to prevent Outlook from sending an email with a blank subject line from http://www.echarcha.com/forum/archive/index.php?t-23056.html
    3. Preparing for Worm Season (August)
      1. Check your Trend pattern number
      2. Report anything unusual to TechSupport
    4. Browser News
      • Beta of Firefox v.2.0 is out
      • New beta versions of IE 7.0
    5. Demo of next Windows: Windows Vista
       Expected to be available Jan. 2007
  3. Training and informational issues raised:



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