Poughkeepsie Chapter of the Association For Computing Machinery

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Buried Treasure in Windows 


Harry Elder


Monday, March 20, 2017       7:30 PM


Marist College, Hancock Center (Building 14 on map), Room 2023. Park just north of Hancock Center, or in parking lot on south-east corner of Route 9 and Fulton Street. We thank Marist College for hosting the chapter's meetings.

More Information

This program is free and open to the public. Attendees should RSVP at Meetup.com.

All are welcome to join us beforehand for dinner at the Palace Diner at 6:00 PM.
Refreshments are served after the meeting.

For further information, go to Pok.ACM.org (QR code below),
email Bill Collier, or phone 845-522-1971.

QR code RSVP to ACM Poughkeepsie at   Meetup.com

About the Topic

Windows has many “hidden” features — programs that will vastly expand your ability to troubleshoot and maintain your Windows systems.  Most are already built-in, some are downloaded from Microsoft websites, and a few are provided by third parties.  Among these are multiple tools for backup and recovery, debug, and efficient file and folder organization.  We will also cover how to work with data from other users, where you're faced with security blocks.

This talk will describe hidden, or less well known programs Windows has to offer, where to find them, and how to use them.  Ample time will be allowed for an interactive Q&A.

About the Speaker

Harry Elder has been a life-long enthusiast of electronics and computers.  He began his nearly thirty year  career at IBM  as a Systems Test Technician, meaning that he debugged and fixed mainframe computers before shipping them to customers. That experience eventually led him into programming, where he spent his last twenty-five years designing, writing, testing, documenting and teaching software.  One of Harry's main interests has been tool writing, which he continues to do. He now has a consulting business helping businesses and individuals with technology, and teaches computer repair at Ulster County Community College.

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