Under the Computer Hood Users Group (UCHUG) is a non profit technology and computer group. UCHUG membership consists of first-time tech users through tech consultants. This diverse audience allows users of all experience levels to feel comfortable with exchanging ideas and obtaining help for problem resolution.
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Under the Computer Hood Users Group (UCHUG)
This month on the web pages
Just a few of the new October library files - Alarm Stickies 3 enables you to make notes with fully shareable electronic stickies - Hardcopy is a full-service screen capture app that includes many useful additional editing tools and options - ocenaudio is a fast and functional cross-platform audio editor that is designed to be easy-to-use.

We are gathering info and tips/tricks on the Windows OS and applications plus other how to fix articles.  To check out the info go to the Sites & Guides page and click on the Tips & Tricks or How To Fix buttons. The latest additions are:

•  How to Fix: Remote Access to Work Computer (Secure)

•  How to: Reset Any Password: Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10


A link to an excellent guide to encrypting all your internet traffic is listed on the Sites & Guides page and click on Computing.

Until stay at home orders for COVID-19 are lifted upcoming meetings start at 7 PM (Pacific Time) via Zoom online meetings. UCHUG members please watch your email for meeting invitations and ID numbers. If you are not a member and wish to attend, please send a request via email to info@uchug.org.  Please include your name and any user group you belong to.  Please make sure your Zoom name matches the name you send us in the request, as these will be matched to admit you into the meeting from the Zoom waiting room.  Please send email requests at least two hours before the meeting start time to insure a response.  Meetings may resume at Wesley Palms after restrictions are lifted.

October 7th - Supercharge Your Firestick and Troubleshooting Your Computer 101

Our first presentation will help you understand the Amazon Fire TV Stick.  You will learn what a Firestick is, what you can do with it and how you can expand it.
Our second presentation, by APCUG Speakers Bureau presenter Judy Taylour, will help you troubleshoot problems that you encounter with your computer.  Can’t start your computer?  Does your hard drive make grinding noises?  Is it taking forever to start?  Does it randomly turn off and restart?  Has your printer stopped working? This presentation covers problems and solutions that just might help you avoid that $99 tech support call.

November 4th