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Under the Computer Hood Users Group (UCHUG)


Under the Computer Hood Users Group (UCHUG) is a non profit Users Group.  UCHUG membership consists of first time computer users through Computer Consultants.  This diverse audience allows users of all experience levels to feel comfortable with exchanging ideas and obtaining help for problem resolution.

Upcoming Meetings


March 1st - Presenter for Avast Antivirus, Bob Gostischa, will give us a look at using Avast for protecting your PC from viral infection. Bob will explain what you need to know to stay safe in the present to help make your Internet experience and computer operation safe, secure and, enjoyable.


April 5th - (Proposed) - APCUG speaker's bureau presentation: Free and Alternatives to Free Software

Where money doesn’t have to speak and you still want quality software, learn about many alternative programs that you can get for free to do your computing tasks. Many of these programs are cross-platform (meaning they have versions for Windows, Macs, and Linux) so it’s easy to share files with just about anyone.


May 3rd - TBD

THIS MONTH on the UCHUG web pages

Just a few of the new March library files - CD Recovery Toolbox will help you recover files from damaged or corrupted CD/DVD/HD DVD/Blu-Ray disk - if you have a problem playing videos Leawo Blu-Ray Player is an excellent free video player capable of also playing any audio file - if you have wanted to try Linux the Universal USB Installer is a Live Linux USB Creator that allows you to choose from a selection of Linux Distributions.

We are starting to gather info and tips/tricks on Windows 10 plus other how to fix articles.  To check out the info go to the Sites & Guides page and click on the Windows 10 button. The latest additions are How to Fix: Firefox 'This connection is untrusted' (appears Randomly) ; How to Fix: Laptop Won't Turn On - The Definitive Step-by-Step Guide (published 20170224) ; How to Fix: The Version of SQL Server Does Not Match Update.


Updated 27 February 2017