Marin County Free Library — Technical Services

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

South Novato Library

  1. Updates
    1. XP Public Internet PCs
        STB, NOV now done
        CCE and MCI are left (10 + 14)

    2. LAN Party Plans:
      • MCI, July 14, Friday ---- SNO, July 19, Thursday
      • STB, July 20, Friday ---- CMA, Aug. 17, Thursday
      • NOV, Aug. 18, Friday ---- FAI, Aug. 25, Friday
    3. Links in some PMM notification mail still not correct, use
    4. Children's Internet changes
      • We will change all Internet-enabled Kid's PCs to "MCI standard"
      • No URL bar, MCFL Kid's page is home page, and Google, Yahoo and Hotmail blocked
    5. Phase 2 wireless at NOV (next, CCE, CMA),
       >>>Problems went from 2-4 a day to zero!
    6. Autoshutdown everywhere on Nets and Cats
    7. Firefox auto-updates (just say Yes!)
    8. Lots of Windows XP's Desktop Icon Cleanup Wizard, especially on frozen PCs
    9. Just for fun: Wearable Scanners from Metrologic

  2. Topics
    1. Outlook and VPN password changes
      1. Desktop version of Outlook now allows password changes over the VPN
      2. Look for "Change password" option in logon boxes
      3. OWA has a button for this under Options, but it's not enabled
      4. We have requested that this feature be enabled with next gen servers
    2. Demo of new wireless Equipment (Channing)
       Switch with POE, Firewall and Access Points
    3. Print Management Troubleshooting (Thomas)
    4. Browser News
      • Quick demo of IE 7.0 beta (don't try this at work!)
      • Tabbed browsing, like Firefox, but with a view of all open tabs
    5. Burning CD ROMs on public net PCs
      Live fire demo?
  3. Training and informational issues raised:

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    Created 6-6-06 dtm