Category Archives: Internet and Email

Are You Overly Afraid of Identity Theft?

This week I started volunteering one afternoon a week with a local literacy group. They are teaching fundamental computer skills to adults and I’m helping out when needed. We spent our first two hours talking about the parts of a … Continue reading

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Receiving Money Through Paypal

I had a little problem with my PayPal account recently. I had some money in my PayPal account, but I had been paid in Canadian funds. And then I bought something on eBay. I had to pay it in American … Continue reading

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Kijiji and Craigslist Scams

I read recently about a rental scam on Kijiji. Some disgruntled tenants advertised the fixtures in the home they were renting. The renters said that the house was being demolished and people could freely take what they needed before it was torn down. … Continue reading

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Paypal Phishing Emails

I’m a bit nervous to be posting again since I’ve had so much trouble with my updates being sent to my list multiple times. I’m really sorry that happened and I’ve been assured that the problem is resolved, so here … Continue reading

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Facebook – What I Don’t Like About It

All of my family are on Facebook, so it was just a matter of time before I registered too. It’s nice to keep up with what everyone is doing and much easier to post photos once for all to see. … Continue reading

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You Know More Than Many

If you’ve been on the Internet any length of time, you no doubt know more than many of the people around you. I was at a ladies’ get together last night, to bid farewell to a friend leaving for the … Continue reading

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Editing Email Contacts in Vista

I had a question from one of the seniors at our computer club yesterday. In XP, it was a simple matter to remove contacts in Outlook Express. You just went into the address book and deleted them. But she couldn’t … Continue reading

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Newest Spam Email Trick

Seems the spammers are continually coming up with new tricks to find out if they are sending emails to a real live person. Once they do that, they can continue to bombard you! So hopefully you never click a link … Continue reading

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Zipping Files

Most of you are probably familiar with unzipping files when they are either sent to you or downloaded from the Internet as a zipped file. It’s usually just a matter of clicking on the file, selecting the unzip option and … Continue reading

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Free Computer Help

Just found a site that looks like a keeper if you have computer tech issues. It’s called Geeks to Go and has a forum to ask and answer questions, how to guides, lots of info on spyware and viruses, and … Continue reading

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