Marin County Free Library — Technical Services

  Marin County Technology Users Group
   May 11, 2006, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

South Novato Library

  1. Updates
    1. XP Public Internet PCs done at
        STB is half done
        NOV, CCE and MCI are left (11 + 10 + 14)
        Next phase is staff PCs
    2. LAN Party Plans: SNO, STB, CMA, NOV, MCI
    3. Hold Wrappers (working everywhere?)
    4. WebPAC news:
      • Adobe SVG viewer not part of Adobe Reader 7.0, needed for DB (BIP?)
      • You can install, or request us to do it
      • Current Reader is v.7.07
    5. IM news: tech support use validated, wider deployment as desired
    6. Quick autoshutdown demo for public PCs (set up SGV)
    7. Weekend report: Saturday issues

  2. Topics
    1. Spam Manager (PMM) revisted
      1. Must be logged into VPN
      2. Logins in IE: admin/username or
      3. Links in some PMM notification mail not correct, test with

      4. AdsGone will block site: add "smtpiis" to whitelist
      5. Mozilla/Firebird Popup blockers, IE popup blocker (, smtpiis, or just turn 'em off)
      6. IST can only change or reset passwords! All other PC problems with PMM should come to us.
    2. Barcode Scanners
      Demo of new type of inexpensive scanner
      Light pens not likely any more
      Last project of FY 05-06 (almost!)
    3. Wireless report
      • Planning for Phase 2 wireless (Multiple antennas) for CMA, CCE and NOV
      • If we can find appropriate hardware, these will be done before 06-07 starts
      • First gloss on wireless stats, April 2006: 1300 hits on policy page (excl CCE, and all WM exc INV)
      • Some probs with existing at STB, BOL
      • Better troubleshooting gear?
      • 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
      • Burning CD ROMs on public net PCs
        Live fire demo?
  3. Training and informational issues raised:

    Tech Support Info Home
    Created May 10, 2006 dtm