Windows 10 . . . “Signature Edition”

Yes . . . amongst the many versions of Windows 10 that are available (home, pro, etc.), there is the little advertised clean (aka de-crapifiied) version of Windows which is available for a nominal fee (extra $$ needed to off-set adverts loss $$).

Win Signature Version – – What the hey is it???

With this version, your requirement for 3rd party extra software is reduced, so you may actually save some money  . . . . in the LONG run.


Agenda: OTC Christmas Party Meeting Sat. 12/9/2017 9:15 am

Yea, the next meeting is our Christmas bash for good company, eats and maybe a bit o’ tech mixed in.

Christmas brunch (snacks and such!)

Elections of Planning Committee Members

Mini Demo #1 – Trudy will advise how to delete Facebook content and profiles

Mini Demo #2 – Steve will display his newest hardware . . a Samsung Chromebook Plus

Door Prizes and Member Goody Bags


3 Laptop Makers disabling Intel ME . . (excellent!)

This is great news and kudos are due these 3 companies:



System76 . .

In case some club members are not aware, there are hidden PC’s within PC’s on Intel (and probably other CPU manufacturer’s also, that exclude users from fully controlling their own hardware).   This is a security risk because this is no fix for it . . . until now.

Link to article re 3 laptop makers and intel ME