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Sydney PC User Group Incorporated

~ Members helping Members for over 22 Years ~
Visitors are always welcome



1st Floor
Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts
280 Pitt Street, Sydney

Upcoming SIG'S
5 - 11 April 2009
No Meetings - Good Friday

February Main Meeting
Door Prize

Allan Matthews

Main Meeting Winners
Sennheiser HD515 headset
Bob Campbell
John Symonds


6 pm
28 April 2009

WANTED Nominations for Committee Members

Don't forget to bring in your unwanted mobile phones, not only will you be helping the environment but also the Spastic Centre.

Windows Internet
Explorer 8

Hello and Welcome,

Your Committee has revised the Constitution which it will be putting to the members at the AGM for approval. Click HERE to be taken to a link on our web site to see the changes and the reasons the revisions were made.
If you have any concerns that may prevent you from voting to accept the revisions, please advise the committee as soon as possible by emailing its members on:

Saturday 4 April - Penrith - Frank Bowman - 3 pm - 6 pm
St Clair High School, Endeavour Avenue, St Clair

The Penrith SIG covers all PC subjects and welcomes any members outside our area who just want to learn that little bit more and don't mind travelling. Come along, make new friends and share your knowledge.

Sennheiser makes a sound impression at our March Main meeting

Innovation and know-how, those are the hallmarks of one of the world's leading companies in the area of electro-acoustics. From individual audio products to complete system solutions ? Sennheiser electronic has the knowledge and the experience to lead the way in the constantly developing audio market.

HeadsetThe key factors in its extraordinary success are its customer orientation, the performance of its employees, and its worldwide market presence. Sennheiser responds to the enormous significance of the foreign markets by maintaining intimate contact with its customers through an international network of sales subsidiaries and independent sales partners, most of which have been collaborating with Sennheiser for many years. This consistent customer orientation is also reflected in the seven major business areas of the company. Click here for an extended range of electro-acoustic products.

Don't forget our Membership promotion is on this Sunday 29 March at the Computer Fair - University NSW "Roundhouse". Please come along for an hour or two, hand out some newsletters and pick up a few of the thousands of bargains on offer. Thumb drives, DVDs, memory chips and various cables were some of our member's purchases last time.

The club's experimental website now has a "Newsletters" link added next to "Contacts" on the top navigation bar on all pages. Clicking on it takes you to an archives page from where you can retrieve copies of past newsletters, each with their main topics highlighted for quick searching. All newsletters retain their live links and animated images plus "Back to Archives" buttons inserted at top and bottom for easy navigation. The 2009 newsletters are already archived with earlier ones gradually becoming available as time allows. Check them out here.


Tips of the Week - Dennis Campanella

Like to listen to music whilst you work, Dennis finds this site to his liking and maybe you will as well. There is a wide range of audio live concerts dating from the 1960's, including Bob Dylan, Grateful Dead, Eric Clapton, Miles Davis and Van Morrison. Register (free) and you will receive an email of the weekly updates of bands added to the list. Wolfgangs Vault  - Concert Memorabilia.

Windows Error Messages - Steve South

Steve received an error message 39 in his devise manager about the status of his CPU. As he had just reloaded Windows XP Professional, wondered what error 39 was? Microsoft to the rescue, this help page gives an explanation of all the error codes.


FOR SALE - MS Windows XP Pro Operating System OEM COA - Robert Church has advised that he still has a number of these licences for sale, anybody interested can contact Robert by email -


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