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)

Until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted or become less of an exposure threat 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 occasionally be held in person at the Pomerado Christian Church in Poway. The in person meetings will also have Zoom access and will be announced in advance via email, the UCHUG web site or on the UCHUG Meetup page. On site in person meetings may resume at this location permamently at a future date.


December 7th - Annual Holiday Cheer and Raffle - Held in person at the Pomerado Christian Church in Poway, the club provides drinks, paper goods and drawing prizes - Members provide gently used equipment to raffle and their favorite holiday eats.


January 4th - TBD



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This month on the web pages
Just a few of the new December library files - balenaEtcher is an Open Source cross-platform image burner for SD cards and USB drives - Linux Mint is an operating system for desktop and laptop computers - Macrium Reflect will easily make an image of your HDD or individual partitions.
UCHUG 2022 Annual Picnic Meeting pictures are posted on the Group Activities page.

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 to How To Fix are:

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