1:1 Tech Assist

Have a technical issue you need help figuring out? Just bought a new smart phone or tablet you need to learn how to use?

Why not see if we can help? We offer support on a range of issues, including:

  • Smart phone set up
  • Using tablet devices (we also have an iPad available for clients to use)
  • Email setup
  • Browsing the internet
  • Microsoft Office
  • Skype
  • Windows 10
  • Computer software installation configuration and customisation

When? Fridays 10am – 12pm

Where? Wellness with a Goal, 4A Church Street, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2QS

How? This is a popular service with advance bookings required. Clients can book by calling the office on 01932 231 918 or emailing paul@wwag.org.uk. 1:1 Tech Assist runs on a donate what you can basis, with a recommended donation of £5 per hour.

 

Open Source Software Installation

Exasperated by Windows 10 functionality?  Fed up upgrading systems to keep up with Microsoft applications and updates?

Why not consider open source software? This computer software is normally written to published standards collaboratively rather than ‘proprietary’ alternatives. Most importantly, for those on a budget, these packages are free to install.

Whilst often not at the leading/bleeding edge in terms of functionality, the open source software community strive to deliver functional products that satisfy the computing needs for many people. A typical relatively ‘low specification’ computer can, for example, run Linux as a Graphical User Interface operating system. Having installed Linux, we have quite a choice of open source applications to install. For example, LibreOffice has document interchangeability, providing mostly equivalent features to Microsoft Office. Web browsers and email clients also combine to provide enough functionality to meet most user requirements.

Having recently installed Linux and LibreOffice on an old laptop with 2GB standard memory, we can vouch for the impressive performance!

Where? Wellness with a Goal, 4A Church Street, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2QS

How? If you’d like to know more about open source requirements and alternatives, book a slot with our IT Analyst Paul under the 1:1 Tech Assist service. This service also runs on a donate what you can basis, with a recommended donation of £10 per hour.

 

Tech Assist: Get a Web presence quickly and easily!

Need a website? Daunted by the numerous approaches and lacking development experience? Help is at hand with the Wix solution. Simply choose from 100’s of pre-designed templates and fill-in the ‘blanks’ to create your custom site. When happy with the site appearance and content publish to the Web at the click of a button. Purchase the website name and your good to go!

Reasons for wanting a site can range from promoting a business, to publishing Artwork/Photographs for example. Several clients have recently made enquiries in these areas and we have recommended the Wix.com solution. Not entirely cost free when wanting a ‘ad-free’ site the pricing plans are reasonable at first glance.

If you would like to know more Website development options, requirements and alternatives book a slot with Paul under the Tech Assist program.

 

 

 

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