Marin County Free Library Technical Services
Marin County Technology Users Group
Sept. 11, 2008, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
South Novato Library
- LAN Party Report
- 8 events, 144 youths
- 2 more (NOV, SNO) for Teen Read Week
- Testing new driving game: GTR
- ADA stations still being installed (MCI, FAI, NOV), new
- PCs and Printers Report: Group 2 PCs on order
- New Printer tips:
- Demo of new color printer (CP3505n)
- How to check printer's website (use the IP address)
- Small LJ P2015n does duplex (demo)
- 3M Self Check receipt printing to e-mail project
- WebPACs and volume control hacking (we will lock you)
- Reminder: Don't send problem reports to "teclib" but to "teclibsupport"
- Reminder: Technology Support Areas (Who to call for what), My Marin, MCFL Staff Page, Alpha P&P Listing, Technology Support Areas.
- Remote Desktop Connection: using your back room computer from circ or ref desks?
- Eco-button and power savings
- Weird thing: file paths (folder names and document names) can't exceed 255 characters or files are lost, can't copy
- Updates that are Pending
- Library Online Upgrade (plus new PR Servers) Sept. 22?
- Millennium 1.6.02
- Windows XP SP3
- VLC Media Player (for DVD and .avi files) DEMO
- Adobe 9.0 (Adobe.com folder issue, add/remove programs for Adobe.com)
- Firefox 3.0 being pushed out (OK to install)
- Java (go to www.java.com) and Flash (www.adobe.com)
- Office 2007 Rollout news: speeding up
- Office 2007 Cheatsheet
- Talking points on the 2007 rollout
- Excel Extractor Tool problem fixed (new xls, check with Libby)
- Old docs vs new docx's
- Suprlus, E-waste and Recycling update
- PCs, LID and CID assets, useful stuff goes to County Surplus through Ruben (Shipping and Receiving)
- Small stuff (mice, keyboards, telephones, answering machines, circuit boards) to Tech Support for e-waste disposal
- Metal and plastic (no circuit boards) straight to recycling
- Training and informational issues raised:
Tech Support Info Home
Created Sept. 9, 2008