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Sunset Bribie Is
Jetty - bribie Is
Rainbow - Bribie Is
Pelican Landing
Sunset - Bribie Is
Black Swan & Family - Buckley's Hole
Bribie, Volunteer Marine Rescue Boat
Emu walking along street
Buckley's Hole - Bribie
Boy throwing Casting-net at sunset - Bribie Is
Three Pelicans swimming
Surf Life Saving Boat - Bribie
Sunset - Bribie Is
Photo: Don McEwen
Pumicestone Passage
Next BISCC Monthly Meeting: 10:30am Wednesday 27 May 2015.  Bribie RSL, Auditorium.
Pre-Meeting Workshop: 9:00-10:30am: "Introduction to Linux".
(Linux is an operating system that has become very popular in recent times)
  If you wish to attend please email Colin at:
SIG Meetings at the Bribie RSL, Anzac Room.   SIG Details & Contacts
Digital Audio/Video SIG:
   For lessons contact David
Internet & Email SIG meeting:
   Next meeting: 3:00pm Tuesday 12 May 2015.
Family History:
   Beginners: Next Meeting: 1:00pm Tuesday 05 May 2015.
   Advanced: Next Meeting: 10:00am Thursday 14 May 2015.
Link to:   Workshops


Four tips for safer Wi-Fi surfing

Wi-Fi is nearly synonymous with convenience, but if you're not careful it can leave you open to all kinds of nasty surprises.
Here's what you can do to stay protected while hopping from hotspot to hotspot-or at home.
Article by Joe Lemonnier (AVG Newsletter Bits & Bytes 13May15)
   Source Internet

Windows 10 Sees the End of Media Center

The writing was on the wall with the introduction of Windows 8 and Microsoft has now announced that Media Center will not be available for Windows 10. Microsoft stopped development on Media Center some years back and although it was still available for Windows 8 as an extra, it will not be available for Windows 10, full stop.
Article by Jim Hillier (Daves Computer Tips 08May15)
   Source Internet

How to Use Piriform's CCleaner

CCleaner is a multifunction tool for keeping your PC safe, secure, and fast. In this section, you'll learn how to clean your PC, clean the Windows Registry, manage which programs start when you start Windows, check for program updates, choose which files and Registry entries to include or exclude when you clean your system, and more.
   PDF file: How to Use Piriform's CCleaner.PDF (1.2MB)
   CCleaner can be downloaded from the Piriform website.
   Source Internet

Workshops - Bribie RSL, Anzac Room
Beginners Computing: Tuesday April 28.  May 12, 19 & 26.  1:00pm-3:00pm.
   Refresher (or Windows 8 update) Tuesday April 28.  May 19 & 26.  3:00pm-5:00pm
Treefrog Workshops - Colin's place
Digital Photography - taking, using, restoring,and improving Digital Photos.   Wednesday May 06, 13 & 20  9:00am-12noon.
For lessons contact Colin:
Workshops - Geoff's Place
For lessons contact Geoff or Phone: 3410 0076

Family History & Convict Name Databases (BIFHIG)
Searching for your ancestors?    Over 1200 names being researched by members.
100 Useful Websites - Computer Software, Seniors, Mac Stuff, Genealogy, Tutorials, Computer Help, Recreation, etc. (Including Archived Photos from previous BISCC competitions)
Is your USB Flash Drive having unsafe connections?
To check: Plug Flash Drive in to computer - Navigate to (My) Computer - Right click on Removable Drive - "Scan with AVG or your anti-virus software"