Next BISCC Monthly Meeting: 10:30am Wednesday 22 April 2015. Bribie RSL, Auditorium.
Pre-Meeting Workshop: Topic to be advised.
Internet & Email SIG meeting:
Next meeting: 3:00pm Tuesday 14 April 2015.
Beginners: Next Meeting: 1:00pm Tuesday 07 April 2015.
Advanced: Next Meeting: 10:00am Thursday 09 April 2015.
How to Clear Your Dropbox Cache in Windows and Linux
When you delete sensitive files from your Dropbox account, you may think you've deleted them permanently. However, the files remain in a hidden cache folder
on your hard drive for efficiency and emergency purposes that is cleared automatically every three days.
If you need the space, you can manually clear the cache by deleting these files. We'll show you where the cache folder is located in Windows and Linux.
Articles by Lori Kaufman
(How-To Geek 25Mar15)
Pirates, beware of that free Windows 10 upgrade!
Microsoft earlier this week revealed that it plans to offer Windows pirates a free upgrade to Windows 10, even if they do not own a genuine copy of a Windows
version eligible to receive the update free of charge. Initially, it wasn't clear whether the policy applies to anyone currently stealing Windows, or only to Chinese pirates.
has learned more details on the matter, revealing that the free update isn't necessarily the good news pirates may have been expecting.
Once the Windows 10 upgrade is installed over a non-genuine Windows 7 or Windows 8.x version, that computer will keep being considered non-genuine by Microsoft.
Articles by Chris Smith
and Sebastian Anthony
(Ars Tehnica 19Mar15)
Microsoft to Introduce a Subscription Based Windows? - A New BIG Clue
For some time now speculation has been rife that Microsoft will eventually make its operating system available via a subscription based model, not unlike that of
Office. It is now being reported that Microsoft recently registered the name "Windows 365?, a huge clue that the company may indeed be heading in that direction.
Article by Jim
(Daves Computer Tips 02Mar15)
Workshops - RSL Anzac Room:
No workshops scheduled for April.
Treefrog Workshops - Colin's place
April Workshops: Topics to be advised.
Workshops - Geoff's Place
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"