SATURDAY SEMINARS
Over 1500 Downloadable Files
Presented as a Service to Members of the Sun City Summerlin Computer Club

by Bill Wilkinson

Index updated through the July 2, 2016 sessions

PLEASE NOTE: BKK SESSIONS BEGIN AT 9:00 A.M.

WINDOWS 10 SESSIONS BEGIN AT 10:30 A.M.

Sessions are being held on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month

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POSSIBLE TOPICS FOR SATURDAY'S SEMINARS (JULY 2)
 
Windows 10: Conquering the Basics and Beyond
(the complete manual with updates through July 2)
Work with Multiple Tabs in Microsoft Edge
Password Protect Important Files in Windows 10
Vivaldi: a Different Browser
Encrypt Your Important Private Files
Keep Your Computer Running Fast and Reliably
Laptop vs. Desktop: Which is the One for You?
Customize the Start Menu
 
GENERAL ISSUES
How to Download, Save, and Print Saturday Seminar Files
Sun City Summerlin Computer Club
Sun City Summerlin Community Websites
 
 
EXCERPTS FROM BILL'S WIN10 HANDS-ON COURSE
A Guide to the Bare-Bones Basics of Windows 10
Create a Recovery Disk and Know How to Use It
Backup Your Important Files Using File History
Microsoft Account Integrated with Local Account(s)
Create a Local User Account
Sign into Windows 10 Without a Microsoft Account
Some Handy Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 10
The Start Menu
Boot to the Start Screen for Your Tablet
Navigating the Desktop
The Virtual Desktop
Task View and Virtual Desktops
Pin Any Application to the Desktop
How to Change the Desktop Background
How to Change Your Computer's Themes
Use the Search Box to Conduct Limited or Unlimited Searches
Place Shortcuts for Shutdown, Restart, and Sleep on Desktop
Two New Taskbar Features (Task View and Search box)
Hide the Task View from the Taskbar
Dealing with Modern Apps
New Features of File Explorer
Add Folders to File Explorer's Quick Access
Add Mouse Friendly Check Boxes to Folders and Files
Windows Defender and Windows Firewall
Using the Reliability Monitor
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Accessing Windows Updates
What's in the First Major Update (Fall Build 1511)
Windows Updates and Major Builds
Settings and the Control Panel
Notifications and Actions
What is the Action Center and How Do You Use It?
Make Your Windows 10 Computer Boot Faster
Run a Program Automatically at Startup
The Edge Browser
Try the Reading View in the Edge Browser
How to Change Your Default Apps
Change the Default Search Engine in the Edge Browser
Change Your Default Browser in Windows 10
Change the Home Page in the Edge Browser
Change the Download Location of a Link in the Edge Browser
Cortana, Your Personal Assistant
How to Use and Customize Cortana
Hide Cortana from View on the Taskbar
How to Turn Off Cortana
How to Turn On Cortana if it's Missing
Shop the Windows Store and Its Thousands of Apps
Universal (Modern) Apps and the Windows Store
How You Can Get Help from Windows Support
Enable or Disable the Lock Screen
Turn Off the Lock Screen When Booting to Your Local Account
The Snipping Tool
Alter the Power Options
Issues with Laptops
Restore, Refresh, or Reset Your Computer
Add Two Free Anti-Malware Programs
Add Wordpad to the Taskbar
Add Windows Live Mail to Your System
Add Your Gmail Account to the Taskbar
Turn Off Wi-Fi Sense of Privacy
How to Remove Bloatware from Windows 10
Your Microsoft Account, Local Account, and Your Other Accounts
Create an Account for a Family Member
Controlling Battery Drain in Your Laptop or Tablet
How to Use Windows 10 Action Center and Notifications
If Microsoft Edge is Acting Up, Try a Reset
View and Delete Browser History in Edge
When Your Browser Prevents You  From Viewing Websites
Where are Your Program Files Hidden?
Why You Should Consider More Than One Browser
How to Work with More than One App at a Time
Pin a Website to the List of Apps in the Start Menu
Change the Homepage in Windows Edge
Browse the Web Using Inprivate Browsing
Work with Multiple Tabs in Microsoft Edge
Time, Date, and Calendar on the Taskbar
Where Did the Photos App Put My Pictures?
 Hide Important Files and Folders
 Get a Free Copy of Windows 10 After July 29
 Protect Your Computer from Unauthorized Changes
 Remove Unwanted Windows Updates
Make Sure Windows Updates is Turned On
Add a Gmail or Cox Email Account to the Mail App
Copy Your Contacts and Messages from Windows Live Mail to Your Gmail Account
 Save Important Email Messages from Windows Live Mail for Archival Purposes
 How to Change the Size of Fonts and Icons in Windows 10
Manage Your Web Favorites in the Edge Browser
Password Protect Important Files in Windows 10
Setting up the Windows 10 Mail App
OE Classic: a great alternative to Windows Live Mail
Quickly download updates and apps from multiple sources
How to make a full backup of a Win10 computer
Make sure Windows Updates is turned on
Remove unwanted Windows updates
User Account Control (UAC) to prevent unauthorized changes
Configure Windows Defender
Backing up your files with File History
Save battery power on your laptop while on the go
Connect a wireless printer
Capture custom screen shots
Details when using File Explorer
Archive folders and files in a ZIP file
Details of using the Lock Screen
Unlocking the Lock Screen
Copy Your Contacts List to a Thumb Drive for Safe Keeping
Maximize or Minimize the Ribbon in File Explorer
Create a Folder in File Explorer
Create a Shortcut to a File or Folder in File Explorer
Select Multiple Files or Folders in File Explorer
View and Extract the Contents of a ZIP File
Find Files in File Explorer Using Search
Change the Apps that Show Their Status on the Lock Screen
Change the Picture Shown on the Lock Screen
Change the Desktop Background
Move a File or Folder in File Explorer
How to Change the Font Size for Your Entire System
Get Free Office Online Software
Change the Desktop Background
Change the Apps that Show Their Status on the Lock Screen
Change or Delete Your Password
Barricade Your Computer from Strangers
Archive Your Files and Folders in a Zip File
Alter Your Power Options for Energy Savings
Adjust the Volume of Your Speakers
Add Your Gmail Account to All Apps or the Taskbar
Access Any of the 50 Control Panel Items
A Sleeping Wireless Mouse
Sign In Without a Password
Reloading a Stalled Webpage
Scrub Your Prefetch Folder Periodically
Set the Colors Used by Windows 10
Send Large Files via Email by Zipping
Customize the Start Menu
 
 
ADDITION WINDOWS 10 ISSUES
 
How to Stop Windows 10 from Automatically Downloading
Installing Windows 10 Without Receiving an Invitation
What Happens if You Upgrade and Don't Like It?
What is the Windows.old folder and Why Do You Need to Know?
Quick Ways to Speed Up Your Computer
About Windows 10 Privacy Concerns
Add Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit to Your System
Try One of These Free Anti-Virus Programs
Speccy Provides All the Details About Your Computer
Where is the Menu Bar in Edge?
Spell Correctly Anywhere Within Windows
Changing an Older Program's Compatibility if it Won't Run
Adblock Plus will Block Annoying Ads from the Web
Add a Link Bar to the Taskbar to Show Your Favorite Websites
Create a Restore Point Before You Install a Third Party App
How to Replace Bing with Google Search
Pin the Windows Update Tile to the Start Screen for Easy Access
Pin the Windows Defender Tile to the Start Screen for Easy Access
Always Show the Full Path in Windows Explorer
Change the name of a Legacy (pre-Win8 or 10) Application
Clean and Sanitize Your Computer with PrivaZer
Create a Desktop Icon for a Favorite Webpage
Download and Install a Legacy (pre-Win8) Application
GodMode Places 256 Win10 Functions in One Desktop Folder
How to Create Tile Groups on the Start Screen
How to Repair a Modern App
Install a Legacy Program from a CD
No Need for a Password to Open Your Local Account
Personalize Your Live Tiles
Pin Folders to the Start Screen
Pin or Unpin Applications from the Start Screen
Pin Webpages to the All Apps Folder
Place a System Restore Icon on Your Desktop
Place an Internet Explorer icon on the Taskbar
Resize Your Start Screen Tiles for Better Organization
Restore Your Computer to an Earlier Point in Time (Restore Point)
Set Your Default Apps
The Importance of the Action Center
A Clipboard to Handle Multiple Cuts and Paste
How to Remove the Annoying ASK (Ask Jeeves) Malware 
Improve Performance by Adjusting Visual Effects
Check the Size of Your Installed Apps
The Taskbar is Always Available
Turn Live Tiles On or Off
Turn Off Remote Assistance
Understanding and Using Remote Assistance
Use a PIN instead of a Password
Using the Disk Cleanup Wizard
What is File History
Add Folders to File Explorer's Quick Access
What to Do When an Application Locks Up
Run Your Favorite Programs at Startup
Discover the Secret Right-Click (with Shift Key) Option
Tweaking the Send To menu
Turn On Autocomplete in Internet Explorer
Sign In to Your Microsoft Account
Track Problems with the Problem Steps Recorder
How to Change the Auto-Save Interval in Word Documents
Create your own keyboard shortcuts
Add New Folders to File Explorer's Quick Access
Finding a Good Daily News Source
Your Computer's Number One Enemy
Safe Way to Control Windows Updates
Don't be Scammed by Email Spoofs
Turn Off WiFi Sense for Privacy
Windows Firewall and What It Protects
How to Change Your Autoplay Defaults
Malwarebytes' New Weapon Against Ransomware
Malwarebytes' Other Programs
Recovery Drive Error Message
Extend the Life of Your Lithium Battery
Fighting Spam
Personalize the Start Menu
Conserve Space on the Taskbar with a Search Icon
How to Remove Multiple Icons from the Desktop in One Motion
Securing Your Software from Attack
Personalize the Search Box
Clear Your Browser's Cache
Password Managers to Block the Hackers
Step-by-Step Instructions for Cloning Via Acronis True Image
Controlling Battery Drain on Your Laptop or Tablet
Three Ways to Speed Up Windows 10
Create a Restore Point Before You Install a Third Party App   
Fight Spam with a Disposable Email Address
Controlling Battery Drain on Your Laptop or Tablet
Three Ways to Speed Up Windows 10
How to Clear Your Browser's Cache
Secure Your Programs from Attack with Secunia
Add Your Gmail Account to the Taskbar for Quick Access
Locate the Recycle Bin if It Disappears from Your Desktop
Access Two or More Gmail Accounts on the Same Computer
Place Shortcuts for Shutdown, Sleep, and Restart on Your Desktop
Pin a Website to the All Apps Menu
Change the Name of a Pre-Windows Tile
Change the Pictures Shown on the Lock Screen
Change the Resolution of the Display
Change the Speaker Volume
Change the Windows Theme
Check Folder Size at a Glance
Connect to a Wi-Fi Network
Create a Shortcut to a File or Folder in File Explorer
Customize the Behavior of the Start Menu
Customize the Taskbar
Disable the Start Screen in Word
Disable the Touchpad on a Laptop
Establish a Webpage Favorite with a Keyboard Shortcut
Find an Application, a Setting, or a File
Find Files in File Explorer Using Search
Find Your Installed Apps
Free Office Online Software
Have More Than One Search Engine at Your Fingertips
How to Change the Font Size for Your Entire Operating System
How to Make Windows Explorer Always Show the Entire Path
If the Typeface on a Webpage is Too Small to Read
Install a Free Full-featured Office Program
Keep Unwanted Programs from Installing
Keep Your Computer Running Fast and Reliably
Laptop vs. Desktop: Which is the One for You?
Vivaldi: a Different Browser
Change the Icons Displayed on the Desktop
Change the Mouse Pointer's Size and Color
Encrypt Your Important Private Files