Due to the COVID-19 virus, our 
will be Online only until further notice. 
See details below.


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  • Developers
  • Small Business Owners

Next Meetings

(all on 3rd Saturdays)

  • January 16, 2021 (online only)
  • February 20, 2021
  • March 20, 2021
  • April 17, 2021
  • May 15, 2021
  • June 19,2021
  • July 17, 2021

Meetings held via ZOOM, Microsoft TEAMS or GoToMeeting teleconferencing.

Here is what we plan for our January 16, 2021 meeting …


Special Presentation –  10:00 – 11:00 am  (see details below)

Powershell SIG     8:00 – 10:00 am — See details below

Making Money Online SIG  9:00 – 10:00 am — See details below

Internet SIG   11:00 – Noon — See details below

 Home Automation

8:00 – 9:00

Topics on hold pending COVID-19 resolution.

SIG Leader: Bill Parker 







Making Money Online

 9:00 – 10:00

For the January 16th meeting of the MMO SIG, Howard Harkness plans to cover setting up a membership site.  Come join us.

If you wish to attend and have not yet received an invite, please notify Howard by email as soon as possible to receive a ZOOM meeting invite, at howard@howardleeharkness.com.

SIG Leader: Howard Harkness


8:00 – 10:00

For the PowerShell SIG on January 16th, we will have a general “All Things Related to PowerShell” discussion in an online meeting format.    Join us !!

To join the meeting, email Larry Weiss using lfw@airmail.net to receive the link.

SIG Leader: Larry Weiss 

Microsoft Office Suite

9:00 – 10:00

Topics on hold pending COVID-19 resolution.









Special Presentation

10:00 – 11:00

Tune Up Your Windows PC, by Jere Minich

Topics include: Free up storage space, adjust appearance and performance, enable storage sense, perform disk cleanup, patch and update software, uninstall apps and programs, clean up your start-up folder, and using a restore point.

All these and more are explained with screenshots for Windows 10.

Always time for questions and answers. See you there.

To receive an invite to Jere’s ZOOM meeting, please e-mail SIGrequests@ntpcug.org (put Special Presentation in the Subject line).

Application Developers

10:00 – 11:00 

 Topics on hold pending COVID-19 resolution.

SIG Leaders: Tom Perkins Chris Morgan 








Internet /

Windows Inside-Out  

11:00 – 12:00

Topic on January 16th:

The Internet/Windows Inside-Out SIG will be led this month by both Glynn Brooks and Gil Brand. 

Gil will have an update on his recent T-Mobile Home Internet  trial, as well as his AT&T FREE upgrade to 100 mb/s.

Thereafter, Glynn will talk about “Why you might want to set up a home MoCA network” and also how to do it, followed by a scary Windows 10 discussion item:  Microsoft planning ‘sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows’ (TheVerge)

And if time permits, we can get into “Why Glynn switched from Samsung 10 to iPhone 12” and this companion article: Goodbye, Android: Why I’m switching to Apple’s iPhone after more than a decade with Google (GeekWire).

If you have not received an invite by January 13th, please e-mail SIGrequests@ntpcug.org (put Internet SIG in the Subject line). 


Wireless Communication

12:30 – 1:30

Topics on hold pending COVID-19 resolution.

SIG Leader: Birl Smith