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 August library files - Password Checkup for Chrome will check your generated passwords against a list of breached passwords on the fly - Scribus is an excellent free open source desktop publisher - TestDisk will not only recover lost drive partitions but can make an unbootable drive bootable again.

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.

August 5th - A Comparison of Onedrive, Google Drive, Box and Dropbox
USB-C

The first presentation gives a detailed comparison between these four cloud storage services and provides objective information for selecting which ones to use.
The second presentation looks at this new USB port which started showing up in computers about four years ago.  This port is an ovoid rectangle about one quarter the size of a USB 3 Type A port, but has much greater capabilities.

September 2nd - TBD