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Quinte Branch Tech SIG

Computer / Genealogy Special Interest Group


From a poll taken at meetings of the Quinte Branch, we found there was sufficient interest to begin a Special Interest Group for Computer/Genealogy Help.

Information Handouts will be posted here from our Tech SIG meetings.


June 2018 Handout
Laptop Battery Replacement | Searching Newspapers | Researching records from England | Mailbox Migration (migrating Email) | Checking / verifying your internet speeds | Family Tree Maker 2017 (FTM2017) | Facebook User Groups |

May 2018 Handout
High Speed Internet | Email Distribution Lists | GOOGLE Apps | Hard Drive Enclosures | Default Programs | Family Tree Maker Codes |
Merging Family Tree Maker Files | Family Tree Analyzer | Snipping Tool

April 2018 Handout
OS Versions | Hardware Issues/Failures | Backup Plans and Practices | DNA | GEDCOM Usage | Family Tree Maker 2017 (FTM2017) | How to Find and Remove "Zombies" from Your Tree

March 2018

Meeting cancelled due to venue scheduling conflict

February 2018
Meeting cancelled due to weather

January 2018 Handout
Genealogy Software | Y-DNA Test | DNA DO-OVER | SLC Family History Library | Scanners | Firewalls | Decrapifier | Empty Folder Command | GOOGLE Earth Overlays | Irish Research | Ontario Deaths

December 2017 Handout
FTM 2014 | GOOGLE Translate | Genealogy Programs | Shorthand Symbols | Canadian Privacy Periods | GOOGLE Ads Settings | Webinars

November 2017 Handout
Tech Hints | Copyright and Genealogy | Citing Your Sources | OGS 2018 Membership offer | AncestryDNA Reports | Family Tree Maker 2017

October 2017 Handout
Military Records | Canadian Sources after 1940 | LivingDNA | Local Historical Societies | Pier21, Grosse Isle | Name Variations | Proprietary records, Copyright issues | Getting Started in Family History | Genealogy Programs

September 2017 Handout
AncestryDNA Techniques | New Websites for BMDs | YOUTUBE for Learning

June 2017 Handout
Surge Suppressors | Downloading and Saving an Online Image (Step by Step)

May 2017 Handout
Organizing Email | Y-DNA | Phasing DNA | Frozen Taskbar | Startup and Shutdown Problems | Family Tree DNA Linked Relationships

April 2017 Handout
DNA GEDmatch | DNA Books | Anti-Virus | C-Cleaner | Cloud Storage | Diagnose Windows Connections | Finding DNA Projects | File Folders

March 2017 Handout
DNA Raw Data | DNA Analysis | Using OCR Technology | Publishing |

February 2017 Handout
Email Scams | Snipping Tool | Using Cloud Drives | Installing Older Programs on 64 Bit Computers | The 1939 Register for England & Wales | Genealogy Programs | DNA

January 2017 Handout
English Research | Best Utility Programs for a New Computer | GEDCOMs | Types of DNA

December 2016 Handout
Adding Icons | Running Old Programs on Windows 10 | Shut Down Options | Sorting Spreadsheets | Genealogy Programs | Inserting Pictures in Word | Online Searching

November 2016 Handout
File Management | Backing Up Your Files | File Cleanup
 

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