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Computer Training Seminars



All Seminars are Free for Quad-Cities OnlineŽ Customers and those that sign-up for service on the day of the class. All others will pay a $5 fee for the ability to attend. The Beginner's Guide to the Internet course is free for anyone wishing to attend!

Because seating is limited to 20 people, registration is required for all of these seminars. Doors open 20 minutes before the start of class. If you would like to reserve a seat, please contact QCO Customer Service by phone at 309-757-5037.

Seminars offered on multiple dates have essentially the same content with any differences reflecting the needs/interests of those present. Questions, suggestions, or comments can be E-mailed to info@qconline.com. Training is held in the Moline Dispatch Conference Center located at 515 18 Street in Moline. On street parking is available in front of the building or in the Dispatch lot behind the new QCO building
(see map for details).


January 2007
   Tues   16   11:00   Window's Basics   
    Tues   16   2:00  Using E-mail and the Internet   


Using E-mail and the Internet is a 2 and a half hour basic guide on how to work a web browser and send and receive E-mail. Our Technical Support Staff will be showing customers what E-mail clients are available, how to send/receive messages, attachments, and many other E-mail related items. We will also be instructing Quad-Cities OnlineŽ customers on what a web browser is as well as show the basics of how to customize the browser to fit the user's needs. We will discuss both Internet Explorer and Netscape as well as information regarding cache files, bookmarks/favorites, home page setups, the address bar, toolbars, and many other items.

Windows Basics is a 2 and a half hour course covering the basic skills needed to operate a Windows machine. This class will cover basic Windows features and skills such as using a mouse, cut/copy/paste, delete, resizing windows, moving/creating icons, etc. It will not cover software/hardware troubleshooting or Internet information. This class is only available to Quad-Cities OnlineŽ subscribers and is a free course.

All items covered in our classes are also in the Technical Support section of our web site.


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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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