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A compact resource of Internet-based tools for information retrieval, interaction, and computer-mediated communication (human communication via computers.

Jan 28 2014

IMAP sent mail for Outlook 2002 XP 2003

How to configure Outlook 2002 XP to store sent mail on the server for retrieval from another device. As default, Microsoft Outlook 2002 XP is not configured to allow for proper IMAP sent mail server processing; you will need to carry out a few steps to make sure that you give Outlook the necessary instructions for all IMAP features.

Jan 27 2014

Google Timeout or Virus Warnings on Page Load

When visiting websites, specifically in Internet Explorer, or installing software, there may be changes to your computer, adware or spyware may have found its way on your machine that will cause your computer to behave abnormally. Often changes are made to the HOSTS file that directs traffic to search engines such as google.com and msn.com on your machine.

Jan 26 2014

sakui web, web validator

sakui web, a new web validator, they seem to pop up every five minutes, normally from a new web design company who wants some more hits. We thoroughly enjoyed web-a-gogo, but they seemed to have gone-a-byebye of late.

Jan 25 2014

Excel - File not loaded completely - error message

This is normally caused by trying to load a large csv file into an older (pre 2007) version of Excel - rest assured the data is still available. Older versions of Excel were limited to reading in 255 variables. That happens to include all versions of Excel prior to version 2007. You can test this yourself by opening the .csv file in a text editor rather than in Excel. So, how do you access the remaining data if you do not have Excel 2007 or later?

Jan 23 2014

Spammers reach new lows FTC warns Bank merging customers

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The Federal Trade commission (FTC) warns that spammers are targeting confused bank merging customers to reveal their bank account details

Jan 15 2014

Firefox 3.0.2 update fixes security bugs

Critical security advisories for Firefox are described as: “Vulnerability can be used to run attacker code and install software, requiring no user interaction beyond normal browsing.”

Firefox critical advisory MFSA 2008-41 is described as “Privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution,” while the second critical advisory MFSA 2008-42 is described as “Crashes with evidence of memory corruption.”

Jan 13 2014

The DIGG death list expands

It’s seems every now and then , DIGG seems to invoke a mini revolt from their community; the latest offering being over 80 power users scrapped from the database!?