Re: Names of programs

Subject: Re: Names of programs
From: Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- covad -dot- net>
To: Ladonna Weeks <ladonnaweeks -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 22:49:17 -0700

(that is: "wonderful", not "unbelievable")

An elderly gent at our church still uses his computer a bit. He does
some bible studies, and has compiled and burned some CDs of goodies. He
stopped doing his own investments about 10 years ago.
He's slowing down a bit, and his eyes aren't as good as they were.

But then, he's 102.


Ladonna Weeks wrote:
> My 88-year-old mom has just learned how to receive (and sometimes send) email and how to use the Internet. I am so proud of her! The other day, completely on her own, she heard about a store on TV. She found its Web site, located the nearest location, mapped it, and used the map to drive there.
> I live in a different state so I can't help her as much as I want, but I'm working over the phone trying to help her understand exactly what was mentioned earlier: that Microsoft is the name of a company that makes programs: that there are many email programs, one of which is Microsoft Outlook Express; that there are several Web browsers, one of which Microsoft Internet Explorer, etc.

Jay Maechtlen
626 444-5112 office
626 840-8875 cell


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