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The Chesapeake Area Technology Society (CATS) is about using and understanding Personal Computers, Tablets, Smartphones and related devices. If you have a question, a problem, or an interest in personal computer technology, security, and The Internet, then the presentations and question and answer sessions should be of interest to you.
CATS is the expanded version of the Chesapeake PC Users Group (ChPCUG), and a member of the Association of PC Users. ChPCUG is a 501-3c non-profit organization, runs a few Special Interest Groups (SIGS) including the Computer Refurbishing SIG. The CR_SIG restores PC type personal computers and laptops for people in need in the Annapolis Maryland area. Most refurbished PC have been rebuilt with the Mint Linux Operating System to avoid licensing issues. Want Windows, ask. CR_SIG stuff is available at low cost for people in need. Meetings are free and we hope you join.

Upcoming events (5+)

CATS - Chesapeake Area Technology Society

Severn River Middle School

The Chesapeake Area Technology Society (CATS) / Chesapeake PC Users Group (ChPCUG) welcomes you. Meeting are free to attend. No Meetings for July and August 2019. We usually meet at the Severn River Middle School which is closed for the summer. See you in September. The main meetings are usually on the Second Wednesday. Location is usually the Severn River Middle School in Arnold Maryland in the Library. School policy requires the Front Doors be locked for safety. Knock Hard and if we do not hear you , we check the Front Doors every 5 minutes for the first 25 minutes. Sometimes the meetings are at the Double T Diner in Annapolis, Maryland. Meetings are from 7 to 9 PM. Topics cover PC Backup, Smartphone Contact Backup, Q&A on device, software, Internet problems, Setting up a VPN, a Router, Web Page, etc. Meeting-> July 8, 2019 -> Crownsville Workshop. Topic this time is financing Our Computer PC Refurbishing Operations to upgrade our Workshop. Progress, Delays, and Costs. Hope to see you there. Bring Questions and Friends. The meetings are free. This site has space for about 30 people. The Meeting places vary from The Severn River Middle School or The Double T Diner in Annapolis, Maryland depending on site availability. Read the Announcements here. If Anne Arundel Schools are closed (snow, etc), then the meeting is canceled, to be rescheduled for another day. Craig Barlow President of the Chesapeake Area Technology Society (CATS).

CATS - Chesapeake Area Technology Society

Severn River Middle School

The Chesapeake Area Technology Society (CATS) / Chesapeake PC Users Group (ChPCUG) welcomes you. Meeting are free to attend. No Meetings for July and August 2019. We usually meet at the Severn River Middle School which is closed for the summer. See you in September. The main meetings are usually on the Second Wednesday. Location is usually the Severn River Middle School in Arnold Maryland in the Library. School policy requires the Front Doors be locked for safety. Knock Hard and if we do not hear you , we check the Front Doors every 5 minutes for the first 25 minutes. Sometimes the meetings are at the Double T Diner in Annapolis, Maryland. Meetings are from 7 to 9 PM. Topics cover PC Backup, Smartphone Contact Backup, Q&A on device, software, Internet problems, Setting up a VPN, a Router, Web Page, etc. Meeting-> July 8, 2019 -> Crownsville Workshop. Topic this time is financing Our Computer PC Refurbishing Operations to upgrade our Workshop. Progress, Delays, and Costs. Hope to see you there. Bring Questions and Friends. The meetings are free. This site has space for about 30 people. The Meeting places vary from The Severn River Middle School or The Double T Diner in Annapolis, Maryland depending on site availability. Read the Announcements here. If Anne Arundel Schools are closed (snow, etc), then the meeting is canceled, to be rescheduled for another day. Craig Barlow President of the Chesapeake Area Technology Society (CATS).

CATS - Chesapeake Area Technology Society

Severn River Middle School

The Chesapeake Area Technology Society (CATS) / Chesapeake PC Users Group (ChPCUG) welcomes you. Meeting are free to attend. No Meetings for July and August 2019. We usually meet at the Severn River Middle School which is closed for the summer. See you in September. The main meetings are usually on the Second Wednesday. Location is usually the Severn River Middle School in Arnold Maryland in the Library. School policy requires the Front Doors be locked for safety. Knock Hard and if we do not hear you , we check the Front Doors every 5 minutes for the first 25 minutes. Sometimes the meetings are at the Double T Diner in Annapolis, Maryland. Meetings are from 7 to 9 PM. Topics cover PC Backup, Smartphone Contact Backup, Q&A on device, software, Internet problems, Setting up a VPN, a Router, Web Page, etc. Meeting-> July 8, 2019 -> Crownsville Workshop. Topic this time is financing Our Computer PC Refurbishing Operations to upgrade our Workshop. Progress, Delays, and Costs. Hope to see you there. Bring Questions and Friends. The meetings are free. This site has space for about 30 people. The Meeting places vary from The Severn River Middle School or The Double T Diner in Annapolis, Maryland depending on site availability. Read the Announcements here. If Anne Arundel Schools are closed (snow, etc), then the meeting is canceled, to be rescheduled for another day. Craig Barlow President of the Chesapeake Area Technology Society (CATS).

CATS - Chesapeake Area Technology Society

Severn River Middle School

The Chesapeake Area Technology Society (CATS) / Chesapeake PC Users Group (ChPCUG) welcomes you. Meeting are free to attend. No Meetings for July and August 2019. We usually meet at the Severn River Middle School which is closed for the summer. See you in September. The main meetings are usually on the Second Wednesday. Location is usually the Severn River Middle School in Arnold Maryland in the Library. School policy requires the Front Doors be locked for safety. Knock Hard and if we do not hear you , we check the Front Doors every 5 minutes for the first 25 minutes. Sometimes the meetings are at the Double T Diner in Annapolis, Maryland. Meetings are from 7 to 9 PM. Topics cover PC Backup, Smartphone Contact Backup, Q&A on device, software, Internet problems, Setting up a VPN, a Router, Web Page, etc. Meeting-> July 8, 2019 -> Crownsville Workshop. Topic this time is financing Our Computer PC Refurbishing Operations to upgrade our Workshop. Progress, Delays, and Costs. Hope to see you there. Bring Questions and Friends. The meetings are free. This site has space for about 30 people. The Meeting places vary from The Severn River Middle School or The Double T Diner in Annapolis, Maryland depending on site availability. Read the Announcements here. If Anne Arundel Schools are closed (snow, etc), then the meeting is canceled, to be rescheduled for another day. Craig Barlow President of the Chesapeake Area Technology Society (CATS).

Past events (28)

CATS - Chesapeake Area Technology Society

Severn River Middle School