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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This month on the web pages
Just a few of the new September library files - DreamPlan Home Design will help with home and landscape layouts - FlightGear is an open source flight simulator - ImageColorizer will colorize B&W images.

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.

September 2nd - GMail by Leo A. Notenboom of Ask Leo

An overview of the user interface and settings of one of the world's most popular email systems: Google Mail, aka Gmail. Gmail is perhaps the most used email service anywhere, yet many of its settings and features remain undiscovered by many users. In this Ask Leo! Live session He will walk through the Gmail user interface, and settings, and discuss some of its hidden gems.

October 7th - TBD