We all have reasons to catalog various items. Whether you have a small business with an inventory you need to keep track of or if you have an overwhelmingly large collection of software or book – there is a need for cataloging. Here’s the thing, finding free software suited for this task isn’t easy. But with a little creativity and a lot of searching, you can dig up at least five such tools
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Over the past year, I’ve used Windows 8 on more than 20 different PCs. Over the past three months, I’ve upgraded a dozen or so of those devices to the Windows 8.1 Preview and, more recently, to the Windows 8.1 RTM code.
Now, when I say used, I’m not counting devices where I had a few minutes of hands-on time at a tradeshow. That total includes devices I spent quality hands-on time with, for at least days and often weeks or months. In every case, it was long enough to get a solid overview and a feeling for the relative strengths and weaknesses of a very wide range of devices.
I’ve also spent lots of time working with end users at all skill levels, listening to their feedback and helping them adjust to the sometimes steep Windows 8.x learning curve. In this post and the accompanying image gallery, I want to share some of those experiences and the lessons I’ve learned.
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OMUG Annual Holiday Dinner is December 12, at 5:30 pm.
The dinner will be at Izzy’s and Eileen McKenzie-Sullivan will be entertaining us again this year with music and songs.
This is a fun event you do not want to miss, so mark your calendar for December 12.
The sign up sheet is listed below:
Sign up here
Office SIG meets at 6 pm Monday, September 23
Quick Books SIG meets at 7 pm on Monday, September 23
Gary Garrety <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Don’t forget Tuesday at 11:30 is Lunch Bunch.
We meet the 4th Tuesday every month at the El Sarape Mexican restaurant.
The address is 1200 Cooper Point Road.
Discussion is open to any subject. It does not have to be computer related.
Just eat and talk. See you there.
Here is a contribution by our member Walter R. Jorgensen about his transition report.
It’s available in a PDF format.
I’ve just received a Microsoft notice that I’m having problems with my hard disk. I have a Windows 7 Dell desktop with a Disk name ST31500341AS ATA Device.
I’ve just backed up the disk. Does anyone have any suggestions to whom I should contact about this?
If you have some ideas for Howard, please let him know.
Yes, it has been a month AND Summer is over!
Bring your questions/problems and let’s see what we can do with them.
Sept. 19th, 7 p.m., The Olympia Community Center (2nd Floor – Computer Lab)
See You There,
Jim Wiest – Facilitator
The Executive Board has found it necessary to suspend the Linux SIG for the balance of September. The SIG will restart on the 2nd Tuesday of October with a new leader. John Wickliffe has volunteered to lead the Linux SIG on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. We are pleased to welcome John to our group of SIG leaders.
Your Executive Board is sorry for any inconvenience this may cause our members.
Gary Bigger, OMUG President
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