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 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.

June 2nd - Pest Control in the Electronic Age - How To Add Tools To MSConfig Tools Tab In Windows - Tom's Guide

If you are having trouble with the type of mice that are not connected to your computer, there might be a better mousetrap. There are high-tech electronic traps that provide quick kills, no-touch disposal and can be monitored anywhere on your mobile device.

The Microsoft System Configuration (msconfig) tool is used to change configuration settings  in Windows; we will show how to enhance it.

Tom's Guide is a tech product review site; we will give you a tour.

July 7th - TBD
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Just a few of the new June library files - if your DVD drive is no longer recognized by Windows or in apps give DVD Drive Repair a try - HP Print and Scan Doctor will fix many HP printer issues -if your Apple PC is acting up let Maintenance straighten it all out.

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:

•  Ask Leo! #861 - How do I contact Outlook.com Customer Service?

•  Ask Leo! #860 - What Do I Do About Websites Bugging Me About Notifications?

•  Ask Leo! #859 - How Do I Make Sure I Don't Have Malware?

 

A link to an excellent information sheet from the KnowBe4 training company on helping you to identify Social Engineering email is located on the Sites & Guides page. Click on Social Engineering to open and download the information sheet.