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WINdows usERS Computer user group

meetings on 2nd Saturday,
The Fountain Valley Branch Library
17635 Los Alamos, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

10:00 am to 12:30 pm

If you are interested in learning more about Windows, a particular program, or even an exchange of ideas or information regarding the computer industry, WINNERS - WINdows usERS  is for you! WINNERS is a great place to see the latest software and also learn how to use it. We provide a easy (and fun) atmosphere for you to see new and interesting programs or hardware. Each month we have demonstrations of how to work with different programs, or hardware. We also have a discussion of computer and software problems (Random Access), and how to solve them. Computer tips are given out each month. You don't have to join right away, come in and see if you like us. We are in Orange County California, right near the San Diego (405) Freeway.

Membership is $20 annually for individuals with $5 for each additional family member.

"User groups represent the spirit of the frontier, a community getting together to do things that no individual ought to have to do alone. The pioneers of the American west got together for barn raisings, cattle roundups, and the occasional party. The pioneers of new technology get together for installfests, new user training and support, and just plain fun. Being part of a user group is the best way to get more out of your computer, and lets you make friends while you're at it." — Tim O'Reilly, President, O'Reilly & Associates

September 27

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month so to get ready for it

Francis Chao will show following (time permitting):

Using free and not-free virtual private network services such as "Hotspot Shield".

Demonstrate the use of throwaway virtual machines combined with USB-to-Ethernet and USB-to-WiFi adapters to prevent infection by malware

Using a two-router "demilitarized zone" ("DMZ") to block the spread of infection on a home network.

Free antivirus programs including a quick demonstration comparing the best programs:


Contact Information

Postal address
 WINNERS
  PO Box 1562
  Garden Grove,  CA     92842-1562

Electronic mail
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Membership in WINNERS is $20 annually for individuals with $5 for each additional family member. The newsletter is emailed to the members in PDF format.

Membership Application


APCUG LogoWINNERS is a member of the Association of Personal Computer User Groups (APCUG) is an international, platform-independent, nonprofit corporation (incorporated in Washington, DC) devoted to helping user groups throughout the world. Almost 400 user groups are members of APCUG. http://www.apcug.net/