Computer Drop-in

We are no longer meeting on Zoom.

1-1 help is available if needed – see below.

Previous meetings:

Thursday 27th May 2pm

Sharing presentations

Former Barclays colleagues and Digital Eagles will be discussed but do get in touch if there is something you wish to be included.

Thursday April 22nd 2pm

Making a presentation: PowerPoint, google slides and Libra office Impress.

(recurring Fourth Thursday of the month)

Thursday 25th March 2pm on Zoom

Planning and discussion of problems

Using google search tools.

Using YouTube search

10 Simple Tricks to Search YouTube Like a Pro! – YouTube

Search engines

20 Search Engines That Are Better Than Google!? – YouTube

Other help sources, manuals

There are many sources for manuals, obviously the site of the manufacturer of the product you need the manual for. Identifying the make and model you want a manual for is essential.

How to Find the Instruction Manual for Almost Any Device Online (

One-to-one Support

If you need help with computer skills but don’t have the confidence to join a class or you have a desktop computer which you obviously can’t carry to a class, there are several members with IT skills who could help on a one-to-one basis, possibly in your own home.

Contact Margaret Naylor:

Would anyone like to hold a Zoom meeting?

Below is a link to National Museum of Computing who hold virtual events.



Useful Computing Guides from Ravenshead U3A

Ravenshead Computing Guides