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Email & Web Addressing

Blast from the past: originally published November 23rd 2001. What do you do when your ISP goes out of business, or changes it’s name? Both events have occurred in the Hamilton, Ontario area recently where I live, and have affected a…

MailStore Home

In the wake of the Gmail temporary loss of accounts a lot of tech sites are highlighting ways to back up your account.  I like the suggestion of Hotmail accessing your Gmail through POP but that’s another cloud solution to…

Windows defaulting to Outlook Express

I was working on a PC that had a multifunction printer: the user was scanning to email via Samsung’s MFP utility but it was opening Outlook Express instead of the default email client Thunderbird.  Since Outlook Express had never been…

Amazon Email Blunder

I love Amazon: they carry most of the books, music and movies I want at a decent discount.  I don’t enjoy their sales emails so I logged into my account and checked a box labeled “Receive no e-mail (Excluding transactional…

Email Opt Outs: Penton Media

I was a subscriber to Windows IT Pro magazine since it was Windows NT. Recently, as have quite a few print publications, Windows IT Pro and their publisher Penton started soliciting their subscribers with a ton of crap, all from…