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WINdows usERS Computer user group

Fourth Wednesday of the month
10:00 am to 12:30 pm

If you are interested in learning more about Windows, a particular program, or even an exchange of ideas or information regarding the computer industry, WINNERS - WINdows usERS  is for you! WINNERS is a great place to see the latest software and also learn how to use it. We provide a easy (and fun) atmosphere for you to see new and interesting programs or hardware. Each month we have demonstrations of how to work with different programs, or hardware. We also have a discussion of computer and software problems (Random Access), and how to solve them. Computer tips are given out each month. You don't have to join right away, come in and see if you like us. We are in Orange County California, right near the San Diego (405) Freeway.

"User groups represent the spirit of the frontier, a community getting together to do things that no individual ought to have to do alone. The pioneers of the American west got together for barn raisings, cattle roundups, and the occasional party. The pioneers of new technology get together for installfests, new user training and support, and just plain fun. Being part of a user group is the best way to get more out of your computer, and lets you make friends while you're at it." — Tim O'Reilly, President, O'Reilly & Associates

Wednesday February 20, 2019

10:00 am to 12:30 pm


Topic 1:

"Windows 10" activation is way different from any previous "Windows.." product !!

as described at 


Topic 2

For the end-user of a "Windows 10.." computer, their are three possible "Product Key Channels":

For details on how each one of these "channels" result in an activated "instance" of "Windows 10",



Topic 3:

Super-cheap Copies of "Windows 10":


Topic 4:

Various Strategies for Dealing With the January 14, 2020 "End of Life" For "Windows 7.."

are described at


Or you can watch the meeting on-line using Zoom

See Meeting page for details

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Membership in WINNERS is free

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