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Sept. 14, 2004

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer the two-part seminar, "Using Windows XP Pro in your Small Business," Saturday, Oct. 2, in Room 256 of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell. Part 1 of the seminar runs from 8:30 to 11: 30 a.m.; part 2 runs from noon to 3 p.m.

The cost for each session of this seminar is $20 or $40 total. Registration is required: call 570-577-1249, email, or online at

Will George, a technology support specialist with the Office of Information Services and Resources at Bucknell, will lead the seminar. A graduate of Penn College of Technology, George has more than 10 years' experience in Internet security and is certified in XP PRO.

Topics to be discussed include: remote assistance; home and small business networking; accessing your computer from any location; device rollback; file encryption and firewalls; MSN Messenger; wireless support; camera setup to monitor your home remotely; and using IEEE 1394 port for video capture and editing.

The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Perry, Snyder and Union counties. To request free business consulting services, complete the online request at

Created in 1978, the SBDC serves as an educational research resource for small businesses. Assistance is provided to small business owners to enhance their knowledge of business management through individual consultations, seminars and pre-business workshops. Assistance also is available to help small businesses obtain data and analysis that are generally unobtainable to them on their own.

With the exception of seminars, counseling services provided by the SBDC are free. Funding is received from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Bucknell University.


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