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ROL Wiki

  • Welcome New Members
  • A few Basics
  • Meeting Reports (Mar)

General

  • 4 Ways to Connect a Printer
  • 5 Free Ways to Speed Up your Computer
  • 10 Computer Mouse Tips
  • 24 Lifehacks you won’t believe actually work (Jul)
  • Belarc Advisor (Apr)
  • BIOS Boot Keys
  • Filename Extensions List
  • Filename Extensions - Show/Hide
  • General Computer Cleaning Tips
  • Hardware
  • Optimizing Start-up
  • Support Sites for Major Laptop Manufacturers
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machines in Windows 
  • What are Apps? (Mar)
  • What is a Driver?

 - System Information

  • Belarc Advisor
  • System Information (Jun)

Android Tablets

  • Activate Your Android Tablet
  • Android Pop-ups - Fake Infection Warnings
  • Basic Android Tablet Touchscreen Operations
  • Connect your Android Tablet to a Wi-Fi Network
  • Cut, Copy & Paste on your Android Tablet
  • Link your Google Account to your Android Tablet
  • Set up Your Android Tablet
  • Use an Android Tablet
  • Your Android Tablet’s Address Book

Apple

  • create a Photo Slideshow on iPad (Jun)
  • How to add Audio Books to iTunes
  • Mac OS X: Change which Apps Start Automatically at Login

Back Up (Apr)

  • Back Up - Your most important task (Apr)
  • How to Back Up an Android (Apr)
  • 8 Ways to Backup your Computer
  • How to Back Up a Computer (Apr)
  • How to Back Up Data (Apr)
  • How to Back Up your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (Apr)
  • Linux Software: Backup Solutions (Apr)

 

Beginners

  • Anatomy of a Computer
  • Basic Skills for Seniors
  • Computer Lessons for Seniors & Beginners
  • Computer Tutorial
  • How Computers Work
  • Internet Basics 
  • Turning on the Computer and Logging off

Committee

  • 2015-2016 Management Committee
  • Contacting ROL

Construction

  • 6 Essential Tips for PC Builds
  • Basic Comuter Construction Steps
  • Craft the Perfect Computer Spec List for your Needs
  • Dremel Computer Case Modding
  • Install a CPU Chip
  • Install a GPU/Video Card in your Computer
  • Install a Motherboard
  • Install an Optical (CD/DVD) Drive in your Computer
  • Install a Power Supply
  • Install RAM on your Computer
  • Install RAM
  • What is RAID?

eBooks

  • Borrowing Library Books with OverDrive
  • Calibre
  • Free books - 100 Legal Download Sites
  • Free eBooks & Audio Books

Email

  • 6 Reasons Emails Bounce
  • Desktop Email Client vs Web Mail client
  • Electronic Mail Internet Country Codes
  • Emailing the ROL Mailing Lists
  • Set up an Email Account
  • XMPP

 - Gmail

  • Gmail Settings
  • Power User Guide to Gmail

 - Outlook

  • Outlook 2016 Quick Reference Card

 - Outlook Express

  • Saving Files from Outlook Express

- Thunderbird

  • Getting Started with Thunderbird

 - Windows Mail

  • Create a Shortcut for Windows Mail

Internet

  • 7 Ways to Securely Browse the Internet
  • Bookmark a Website
  • Choose ‘Custom’ Install
  • Cookies, what are they? (Jul)
  • How to Configure a WiFi Dongle to a Router
  • How to Tell if a Website is Dangerous
  • How to turn off Google Tracking
  • Hyperlinks
  • Optimizing Firefox
  • Reasons WiFi Network Connections Drop Out
  • What is ‘cloud’ computing? (Jul)
  • What is ‘Malware’ & how to Stop it
  • YouTube

 - Maps

  • Get started with Google Maps
  • Google Mapps App (android & IOS)
  • How to use Google Maps
  • OpenStreetMap - Online & Offline Application

 - Searching

  • 10 Web Search Tricks You Need to Know
  • Filter Bubbles (Mar)
  • Google Search Cheat Sheet
  • How to ask “Google” (Feb)
  • Just how different are DuckDuckGo & Google or Bing?
  • Private Browsing Myths (Mar)
  • Search Engines (Mar)
  • Tips for Searching the Web
  • Web Searching Made Easy
  • Which Search Engine should I use?

 - Shopping

  • Getting Started on eBay
  • How PayPal Works
  • Open a PayPal Account
  • PayPal Fee Schedule

 - Useful Websites

  • HowToGeek
  • Lifewire - Tech Untangled
  • WikiHow

Links

Linux

  • Boot & Install Linux on a UEIF PC with Secure Boot
  • Boot from a USB on any PC
  • The Cinnamon Desktop
  • Install Mint Cinnamon as an ‘Installed’ USB
  • Introduction to Linux - Peter Loughrey
  • How to Upgrade to Linux Mint 18
  • Linux Mint Guide 
  • Reset your Password in Mint
  • Turning your WiFi on & off in Mint
  • Ubuntu Mate Users Guide (Mar)
  • Up-dating Your Linux Operating System

Media

  • Downloading Streaming Media
  • Handbrake - Download & Install
  • Handbrake - Opening a Video Source
  • How to set up Chromecast (Mar)
  • Making PlayLists with iTunes
  • Making PlayLists with VLC
  • Streaming Television
  • VLC Media Player
  • YouTube Song Downloader

Mobile Phones

  • Health Guidelines for Mobile Users
  • Mobile Security Guide: Everything you need to know

 - Android

  • Access Wi-Fi on an Android Phone
  • Save Battery Life on your Android Phone

 - Apple

  • Turn off Location Services on iOS
  • Turn Off Notifications

NBN

  • Check your Address (Jun)
  • NBN - Check your Equipment (Jun)
  • NBN - Setting up your Equipment Diagram (Jun)

Office Suites

  • Differences In Use between Libre Impress & Microsoft PowerPoint (Jun)

 

 - Libre Office

    Impress

  • Creating a Libre Office Impress Slideshow (Jun)
  • Libre Office Impress - Basics (Jun)
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    Writer

  • Change Page Margins in Writer
  • Getting Started with Libre Office Writer (Jun)
  • Libre Office Tutorial - Creating & Editing Documents (Jun)
  • Libre Office Writer Tutorials (Jun)

- Microsoft

  • Office Keyboard Shortcuts
  •  

    Excel

  • Excel 2016 Reference Card
  • Making Labels with Word & Excel
  • Printing Labels from an Excel Database
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    PowerPoint

  • Create a PowerPoint Presentation (Jun)
  • PowerPoint 2016 Reference Card
  •  

    Word

  • 50 Free Microsoft Word, Tutorials, Apps & Resources (Jun)
  • Word Processing Using Microsoft Word (Jun)
  • Word 2013 Reference Card
  • Change or Set Page Margins - Word 2007
  • Adjust Page Margins - Word 2010
  • Printing Labels with Word 2007
  • Set Page Margins - Word 2013

 - Microsoft Office 365

  • Office 365 Reference Card

 - Office for iPad

  • Getting Started with Microsoft Office for iPad (Jun)
  • Microsoft Word for iPad Tutorial and Feature Overview (Jun)

 - OpenOffice

  • Making Labels
  • Tutorials for OpenOffice

Photo Gallery

  • Happy Birthday 2016
  • Happy Birthday 2015
  • Christmas Luncheon 2014

Programs

  • ArtRage4 - Windows, Mac OS, iPad, Android & iPhone
  • Belarc Advisor
  • Hardinfo (May)
  • Never10 - GWX Contol Panel - Remove Windows 10 upgrade software

Purchasing

  • Buying a Computer - Price
  • Buying a Laptop - What do you need?
  • Buying a Laptop - What Software do you need?
  • Buying the Right Tablet

Scams

  • Help! I’ve Been Scammed Online!
  • How to Detect Malware
  • How to Report a Fraud or Scam in Australia
  • How to Spot an Online Scam
  • Identify a Fraud or Scam
  • Protect Yourself from Scams
  • Red Flags it might be an Internet Scam
  • Rogue Software
  • Scam Watch
  • Scam-proof your Brain
  • Scams - Where to get Help
  • Spam, Scams & Rogue Software 

Security

  • 10Things Experts Wish End Users Knew (Jun)
  • Is your Computer Infected?
  • Prevent Spyware from getting onto your Computer
  • Protecting your Email
  • Unchecky - Stop Third Party Add-ons
  • What is ‘Malware’?

Windows

  • Change your Browsers Default Search Engine
  • Stop Windows 7 & 8 from Windows 10 automatically
  • Stop Windows 10 using GWX Control Panel
  • Task Manager
  • Troubleshooting Cheat Sheet
  • Using UEFI instead of the BIOS
  • Wake up your Sleeping Laptop
  • What is an Operating System?
  • What is the ‘Windows’ Key?
  • Windows Keystroke Shortcuts

 - Windows 8

  • Access the Bios on Windows 8

 - Windows 10

  • 10 important changes you must know to use Windows 10
  • Master the Basics of Windows 10
  • Microsoft alters the ‘x’ function (close=install) on W10 upgrade pop-up
  • No Sound? 7 Tips to fix Windows 10 Audio Problems
  • Stop Windows 10 Upgrade Pop-up
  • Understanding Windows 10 Privacy Settings
  • Windows 10 End User License Agreement
  • Windows 10 is Recording your Voice and your Key Stokes - How to Turn it Off
  • Windows 10 is using your Bandwidth to help Strangers Update their Systems - How to Turn it Off
  • Windows 10 Privacy Settings
  • Windows 10 Quick Reference Card
  • Windows 10 - How to Regain Your Privacy
  • Windows 10 How to stop it Spying on You & Logging your Activity | Step by Step Guide
  • Windows 10 Tips
  • Windows 10 - Why or Why Not - Robert Page & Christine Pham

 

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