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 November library files - Add Troubleshooters Context Menu in Windows 10 adds right click menu access to Windows 10 troubleshooters - Find.Same.Images.OK is designed to locate duplicate images - Universal Bypass for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera will avoid trackers and bypass-waiting for a download.

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.

November 4th - November 4th - November 4th - Let's Go Shopping
Under the Hood with Power Supplies

In our first presentation, APCUG Speakers Bureau presenter Ron Brown discuss many aspects of the online shopping experience, including Costco's daily delivery service with Instacart, shopping apps and payment methods.  You will find out what you should not purchase at Amazon, how to initiate a return and what to do if you have problems.
Our second presentation goes under the hood to solve your power supply problems.  We will talk about troubleshooting strategies, demonstrate a power supply tester and discuss how to change a desktop power supply.

December 2nd - TBD

January 6th - TBD