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Westchester PC Users Group
We are a non-profit computer club located in Westchester County, New York.
Our goal is to increase the computing knowledge of our members and our community.
In case of inclement weather call 914-227-2495 for schedule changes.
We want to make 98 donated laptops work for needy kids.
help us to help them using GoFundMe.

All in-person workshops are postponed or switched to online Zoom meetings
until we can hold in-person workshops again.


General Meetings

August General Meeting

August 4
, 2022 @ 7 p.m. ET

Our presenter will be Rich S. Richard, from CISA (Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency)

Remote attendance via Zoom video conference (no meeting at Keller Williams).

CISA’s Cyber Essentials is a guide for leaders of small businesses and local government agencies to develop an actionable understanding of where to start implementing organizational cybersecurity practices.

Consistent with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and other standards and broken down into manageable and practical areas, the Cyber Essentials are the starting point to basic cyber resiliency and readiness.

Plan now to attend!

Oh, and one more thing...................

Normally, at every General Meeting we have door prize drawings but due to the ongoing health crisis, the drawings are not currently held at our Zoom-only meetings. The computer below will be raffled at the next in-person General Meeting.

The door prize:


HP Pavilion H8-1241
  • Intel i5-2500 3.30GHz
  • 500GB SATA hard drive
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • 8.0GB DDR3 Memory
  • EVGA 9800 GTX+ video
  • LibreOffice 7.1
  • DVD-RW
  • Keyboard and Mouse

The door prize is open to members only but non-members can easily join at the front desk to be eligible for the drawing. Only $50 per year per household.

For further information, email our program chair, at

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September General Meeting
The James Webb Telescope

September 1
, 2022 @ 7 p.m. ET

Our presenter will be our own David Lerner
, WPCUG Director.

Remote attendance via Zoom video conference (no meeting at Keller Williams).

The James Webb Telescope, costing an astounding $9.7 billion, is an amazing piece of technology that is likely to change the whole world of physics and astronomy.
It makes the Hubble Telescope look like a toy. It can see almost all the way back to the Big BANG.

Plan now to attend!

For further information, email our program chair at

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Join our computer club

image of a medal with the words join usNow you can join Westchester PC Users Group or renew your membership conveniently and safely online via credit card or PayPal. You can also make a tax deductible donation.

Conventional mail / check payments are still available too. Click here to join, renew, or donate.

For questions, email our membership chair at

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WPCUG Tech Support Consultants

You can download a list of WPCUG members who are offering their services to members and non-members alike. Members get a discount.

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Westchester PC-Renew
A project of WPCUG


Westchester PC-Renew - We refurbish donated computers and provide them free to nonprofit groups in the community who can't afford to purchase new computers.

cartoon image of a desktop PCClick the above link to learn more about our activities and how to get a refurbished computer.

Applyhere for a computer

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WPCUG - Newsletter

The latest Westchester PC Users PDF logoGroup Newsletter is now online. You can view it here or preview the table of contents. For past newsletters view here.  Please note that while the preview is available to everybody, the complete newsletter is for club members only.

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cartoon image of man doing presentationA selection of  workshop & general meeting presentation documents are now online. Click here to view.

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Operation Clean Slate

In the last several years, the use of malicious software (malware) by online criminals has emerged as a global cybersecurity threat. Of the available intrusion devices, the “bot,” or Web robot, is particularly pervasive, allowing an attacker to take control remotely of a compromised computer or computers. Invisible to
victims, these networks, called “botnets,” can include hundreds of thousands of machines around the world, controlled by a cyber criminal, or “bot herder.” . Read more.....

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Weekly Update Email

View the archives of the Weekly Update.

Receive the latest information on our meeting schedule and events as well as timely and important links to computer related tips and news.

You'll find the Weekly Email Update link on the Members Services page on the left side navigation after signing in - Members.

* If you are not receiving this weekly email, check your spam folder, and if it's not there contact the co-editors, who will resolve this issue.

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