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Under the Computer Hood Users Group (UCHUG)


Under the Computer Hood Users Group (UCHUG) is a non profit Users Group.  UCHUG membership consists of first time computer users through Computer Consultants.  This diverse audience allows users of all experience levels to feel comfortable with exchanging ideas and obtaining help for problem resolution.

Upcoming Meetings


October 4th -  October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. We will have discussions of several aspects of security and your computer, home and devices.  From a discussion of home security cameras, to a secure Linux operating system installation, and a general review of passwords, to group discussions from the collective wisdom of our members.  Attend to pick up a tip, or pass along your own wisdom.

November 1st - TBD


THIS MONTH on the UCHUG web pages

Just a few of the new October library files - if your laptop or desktop CD/DVD/BluRay player open/close button is not convenient get a hot key or systray icon with Door Control - if you do not like Windows Snipping Tool try the easy to use Greenshot or more feature laden Snipaste screen capture tools.


 The presentation at the September 2017 meeting, WiFi Thermostats, is posted on the Group Activities\Meeting Presentations page.


On the Sites and Guides page under the category Emergency Preparedness and Government there are new links to CDC handy reference guides on preparing for and  facing natural disasters.


On the Sites and Guides page under the category Education ExcelChamps.com Blog - Every month 50000+ Excel enthusiasts come to ExcelChamps.com to sharpen their skills. This blog is fully loaded with tips and tricks, Excel        Functions, Formulas, Excel Charts and VBA. You can learn from 200+ tutorials with relevant example files.


We are starting to gather info and tips/tricks on Windows 10 plus other how to fix articles.  To check out the info go to the Sites & Guides page and click on the Windows 10 button. The latest additions to are:

Updated 03 October 2017