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Thu
13
Oct
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Email

Electronic mail, abbreviated e-mail or email , is a method of composing, sending, and receiving messages over electronic communication systems. The term email applies both to the Internet email system based on the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol ... (SMTP) and to workgroup collaboration systems allowing users within one company or organization to send messages to each other. Often workgroup collaboration systems natively use non-standard protocols but have some form of gateway to allow them to send and receive internet email. Some organizations may use the internet protocols for internal email ... (view more)

Thu
13
Oct
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Request Return Receipt (email)?

Infopackets Reader Peter C. writes: " Dear Dennis, How can I tell if a recipient has opened my email message? I have checked 'request return receipt' in my email program (is this the function I need)? I have sent a number of messages using the ... 'request return receipt' feature, but to this day I have have no indication that the person has read my emails. Any suggestions you have would be greatly appreciated. " My response: A 'Return Receipt' is a *request* which only works works if the person who receives your email clicks "OK" to acknowledge opening your letter. The ... (view more)

Sat
17
Sep
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Conceiva NetRanger Review

Synopsis: Want to know what's happening to your computer while it's connected to the Internet? Designed for both new and experienced users, NetRanger is *the ultimate* companion for getting detailed knowledge about your computer's network and about ... internet web sites, hosts and IP addresses -- and is also a fantastic tool for analyzing a potential Spyware attack! Advanced features such as ping, trace route, whois, host and port scanning, finger and POP mail checking are all integrated into an easy-to-use interface. If you're always on the Internet, NetRanger is a must-have tool! NetRanger: ... (view more)

Thu
28
Jul
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PicoZip Review

Synopsis: What's the best way to send files over email, shrink your backup job, and otherwise handle the majority of all archive file formats? Answer: with PicoZip, of course! PicoZip is a fully-featured WinZip 9 replacement and is compatible with ... all major extensions (up to 23 formats, including: .ZIP, .RAR, .ACE, and more!). PicoZip integrates seamlessly with Windows Explorer and is packed with lots of powerful archiving features that are extremely easy to use. Even if you have never used any other type of Zip or archiving utility, learning to use PicoZip is a snap! PicoZip: Screenshots ... (view more)

Wed
20
Jul
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1 Click Spam Shield Review

What's the number one problem on the Internet? Answer: unsolicited bulk mail -- or, quite simply, 'Spam'! So what are you doing to shield yourself against these highly annoying bulk messages? Introducing: 1 Click Spam Shield -- a safe and easy to ... use spam filter that ensures you get messages from people you know! 1 Click Spam Shield is one of the safest, easiest, and most powerful client-side solutions for eliminating junk mail. It prioritizes your email inbox; removes spam and junk mail; it learns which messages are more 'spammy' and which ones aren't, and becomes more accurate over time ( ... (view more)

Tue
19
Jul
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Digital photo (pictures) too large for email?

Infopackets Reader Jodie K. writes: " Dear Dennis, When I take pictures with my digital camera and upload them on my computer, the pictures are very, very large! When I try to send in email, it takes forever to send my pictures to friends. I'd like ... to know how can I make my digital pictures smaller, so they won't take up so much space in emails. Thank you for any advice you can give! " My response: The short answer is that you will have to resize the picture before sending it off through email. By resizing the picture into a smaller resolution, the picture file size will also shrink ... (view more)

Thu
14
Jul
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Tenebril LifeGuard 3.0 Review

Synopsis: How do you manage your personal information? Do you back it up once a day, once a week, once every month? Never? The fact is: system crashes happen, viruses strike, and Spyware is difficult to avoid. You may not think about backing up ... important documents every day, but when you need it -- you *really* need it! Introducing Tenebril Lifeguard 3.0 -- an automated backup solution designed to take the guesswork out of protecting your data. Don't get caught without it! LifeGuard 3.0: How it works Lifeguard is designed to blend power with ease of use. Its document-centric interface lets ... (view more)

Thu
16
Jun
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VisualRoute Personal Edition Review

Synopsis: Have you ever wondered why you can't connect to a certain web site or wondered "why is the Internet down" or your connection "too slow"? Have you ever wondered who's behind those attacks on your firewall? Well, now you don't have to! ... VisualRoute Internet tracing software is perfect for tracking hackers, spammers, investigating a website, and testing Internet connectivity. Here's how it works: VisualRoute shows you the exact route data takes as it is sent from your computer and traverses through the Internet. All of this crucial information is then placed neatly on a world map, so ... (view more)

Fri
20
May
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Spam Monitor Review

Synopsis: Brought to you by the same folks that created Registry Mechanic (PC Tools), Spam Monitor is an easy-to-use, yet powerful Spam filter that detects and isolates unsolicited junk emails. Designed especially for computer Newbies, Spam ... Monitor's step-by-step wizard configures your PC with the safest anti-spam settings possible! Spam Monitor: Screenshots Click to view: Page 1 | Page 2. Spam Monitor: Features and Highlights Support all popular email programs such as: Outlook, Outlook Express, Netscape Mail, Mozilla Mail, Eudora, and Opera Configuration wizard that automatically configures ... (view more)

Wed
27
Apr
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ZapaSpam for Outlook and Outlook Express Review

Synopsis: Stop Spam (unsolicited email messages) from reaching your inbox with ZapaSpam -- designed specifically for Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express. ZapaSpam is a permission-based software application 'plug-in' that incorporates unique ... digital certificate technology and absolutely prevents message deliveries from unauthorized senders. ZapaSpam: Permission based emails vs. Spam Filtering Technology Unsolicited or unwanted messages are clogging email inboxes at an alarming rate! More than 70% of all email traffic is 'SPAM'. As email vendors introduce new technology aimed to thwart this ... (view more)

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