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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


January 3rd -  Using VPNs and a Linux Update

How do you keep the curious and the devious from seeing your activity while using the Internet?  We will be showing the APCUG video presentation "Internet Camouflage Using VPN", which will discuss the best way to help make your data unreadable and untraceable - by implementing VPN (virtual private network).


Our update on Linux will cover news on the popular distros, and a demonstration of Solus Budgie.


February 7th- TBD

THIS MONTH on the UCHUG web pages

Just a few of the new January library files - take a shot at following your ancestry with Ahnenblatt - check the health of you laptop battery with BATExpert - get panoramic screen views of your pictures with WPanorama.


 The presentation at the November 2017 meeting, LastPass 2 Part Authentication  - Password Security.pdf, 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.


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 02 January 2018