Good News!!


NTPCUG has returned to

in-person meetings at


Northaven United Methodist Church, 
11211 Preston Rd Dallas, TX 75230.

Park in the North lot and use the 
side entrance facing Preston



Need to learn more about computers, the Internet, programming, how to use the latest software? Are you interested in keeping your knowledge skills on the leading edge? If you are, then NTPCUG is where you will want to be.


  • Computer Users
  • IT Professionals
  • Developers
  • Small Business Owners


Next Meetings

 (all on 3rd Saturdays) 

  • July 20, 2024  (In-Person & remote)
  • August 17, 2024
  • September 21, 2024
  • October 19. 2024
  • November 16, 2024
  • December  21, 2024
  • January 18, 2025

In-Person meetings are typically also held via ZOOM or Microsoft TEAMS teleconferencing.

Here is what we did at our  Saturday, June 15, 2024 meeting …


PowerShell SIG
:00 – 10:00 am — See details below

Windows Tips & Tricks SIG
8:30 – 10:30 am — See details below

Artificial Intelligence (AI) SIG
9:30 – 10:30 am — See details below

 Special Presentation!!  My Other Computer Is A Cloud, by Chris Mercer
10:30 – 11:30 am — See details below

 NTPCUG members will receive the meeting details in the monthly flyer, at least 2 days prior.

PowerShell SIG
(hybrid meeting – on-site and remote)

8:00 – 10:00 am 

For the PowerShell SIG beginning at 8:00, we will have a general “All Things Related to PowerShell” discussion in an online meeting format. Join us !!

This SIG will meet both in-person this month at Northaven United Methodist Church as well as virtually at

SIG Leaders: Larry Weiss and Josh Miller





Windows Tips & Tricks
(hybrid meeting – on-site and remote)

8:30 – 10:30 am 

In June, longtime member Tom Sweet steps in for SIG Leader Chuck Stark to address a myriad of topics:

  — And —

  • In collaboration with Linda Eakle, “Why did my computer crash?” An examination of a recent system crash.

There will be open Q&A, time permitting.

Also, if you have a ‘troubled’ system (or your system has a troubled user!) please contact Chuck via email to arrange for a ‘Live, No Net’ troubleshooting session in front of the group.

This SIG will meet this month both in-person at NUMC and remotely.  If attending remotely, click .

SIG Leader: Chuck Stark & Tom Sweet

Artificial Intelligence (AI)(hybrid meeting – on-site and remote)
9:30 – 10:30 am 

For June, in addition to some coverage of the past month’s AI drama/news, Howard Harkness  plans to examine several (currently) free AI tools. He will demo a few that he found personally useful, or at least intriguing. Others might (or not) be useful depending on your own use cases.

We will be presenting on-site at NUMC, and remotely via Zoom at 

Meeting ID: 844 4788 4529; Passcode: 781910

SIG Leader:  Howard Lee Harkness

Windows Inside-Out

Now merged with 
Windows Tips & Tricks SIG

Special Presentation
(hybrid meeting – on-site and remote)

10:30 – 11:30 am (New Time) 

In June, Chris Mercer will present on on My Other Computer is a Cloud

This SIG will meet this month both in-person at NUMC and remotely.  If attending remotely, click

Meeting ID: 844 6643 0565    Passcode: 800275

SIG Leader:  Lisa Katzenstein