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This page contains special offers and discounts for members' only. Please respect our vendors' generosity to user groups. Do not share these codes or offers with non-members. Codes must be used when indicated to take advantage of special offers. Go to product lists.

Offers are available as a benefit of your membership in this user group. Being a user group member does not guarantee that better offers are not also available to the public. Always watch for ads and rebates.

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Free Download
Windows 7 Power Users Guide

WINNERS - 2012
Christmas Fundraising


Every PC
Should Have!
Windows 7 Shortcuts Ebook
click here

2-Chapter excerpt from new book

  Monthly pdf publications
    Articles. PDFs, Slides

Bob Click
Bob Click
The Deals Guy!

Current Column

User Group Loss
Special Discount

Past Columns


Digital Photo Guy
Links in PriceGrabber.com
travel presentation -
text file

"How to turn your vinyl
records into CDs"
Zip file
"Computer Fraud and
Identity Theft"
Zip file.

Tips & tricks from UG
members everywhere

Gene Barlow
Nine Free Programs
Every PC Should Have

Registry Tweaks
Japanese Footbridge

Google Goodies!
presentation by Mike Lyons

 Multiple Products - Listed by Company

Klassic Specialties

Microsoft Press
New Riders: Books
O'Reilly Books
Peachpit Press

Smart Computing Magazine: Smart Computing, CPU
The InkDot: Cartridges, refill kits, paper, continuous flow systesm, CD tutorials
UGStore: Move Me, WipeDrive, Secure Clean, Secure Scan, activePDF Composer/activePDF Symphony, Password Vault

 Descriptions and Codes for Single & Multiple Products

Klassic Specialties!
5% DISCOUNT: Valid only for orders placed at www.klassicspecialties.com web site. Discounts apply to paper products, compatible cartridges, remanufactured cartridges, refill kits, and other items as specifically identified. (NEW OEM cartridges excluded.) May not be combined with other promotions or discounts. When placing your order, enter the password xpgtc6 in the "Enter coupon or gift certificate number" box and you will receive your 5% discount at this time. Our user group will also receive a matching 5% contribution for each order placed by our members!

Smart Computing
Smart Computing magazine helps users of all skill levels improve their PC productivity. Smart Computing provides easy-to-follow tutorials that cover hardware, software, Internet, troubleshooting, product reviews, and much more, all in a Plain-English writing style you won't find anywhere else.
CPU is a new, innovative publication written especially for computer power users, from IT professionals to at home technology extremists. CPU delivers a functional mix of high-tech news. Hard-edged reviews and performance enhancing tips for people who love digital technologies.
12-month Subscription: $29.00 (51% savings off cover price) Mention Orange County IBM PC Users' Group and #12362/784 when calling 800-733-3809. www.smartcomputing.com

The InkDot revised 12/08
HP, Lexmark & Dell — Refill My Empties Service Epson, Canon, Brother Inkjets at huge discounts Laser Toner Cartridges & Refill Kits Inkjet Refill Kits & Tools Tutorial CD's, Continuous Flow Systems for Printers Photo Papers and Scrapbooking, Magnetic, Waterproof Gloss and Matte. Mention ORCOPUG and the group gets 10% referral for group activities. www.theinkdot.com, Toll Free: (800) 203-1938, 802 Broadway Street,  Galveston, TX 77550-6226

UG Store
Look for these products in our User Group Store at www.usergroupstore.com and click on any of the yellow "Buy Now" buttons to get to our secure web order form. Complete the form and use the special code on your order. You will be given the chance to verify and correct your order before it is submitted. Once you submit it, we will receive it shortly and normally we ship all orders the following morning. You should have your products in just a few days. While you are at the User Group Store, check out the many other products we offer, all at great user group discounts.


O'Reilly Books
Get 40% off books and videos from Microsoft Press, O’Reilly, Pragmatic Bookshelf, or
SitePoint and 50% off ebooks you purchase directly from O’Reilly. Just use code DSUG when ordering online or by phone 800- 998-9938.

20% off Safari Books Online for 12 months for UG members (new subscribers only). Safari Books Online provides online access to more than 8,500 books and videos from the world’s leading technology publishers. We’re offering User Group members an exclusive 20% discount on monthly subscriptions to Safari Books Online for 12 months (new subscribers only). Just use coupon code QLGSSZG.

Peachpit Books
Peachpit Press provides our group members with a 35% discount off the list price of any of their books. At checkout, right before entering your credit card information, you must enter the user group coupon code UE-23AA-PEUF (case-sensitive). This coupon code is an exclusive offer that may not be used in conjunction with any other coupon codes. at checkout.

Microsoft Press
Microsoft’s Mindshare is pleased to offer a special 20% discount on all titles of Microsoft Press Books. This discount is available for User Group members using discount code MCPC. Your friends may use discount code DCPC. http://mspress.microsoft.com

New Riders
Members get a 20% discount off our already discounted prices on their entire lineup of books. Log on to www.newriders.com and complete your shopping. At checkout, enter coupon code is NRUZERZ. The coupon is not case-sensitive as nruzerz works too.

FREE Stuff!

FreeUndelete 2.1
Get it here!
Freeware data
recovery program for deleted files!

Top 3 Product Key Finder Programs — FREE!
Lose your product key to a Microsoft OS or to Microsoft Office? Try one of the free programs on this page.

Find free antivirus tools, spyware / adware removers, Internet privacy & security, audio / video players listed all in one place. Scroll to mid-page on the left. Description and rating of each product appears on download page. Click here...

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