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How to use ISO Files – Part 1 – Mounting

By Peter Owen  People often ask how to open iso files or how to extract iso files. The short answer is: you can’t. An .iso (named for the International Organization of Standards) file is an image file of an optical disc – essentially, rather than being an archive of the files on a CD or […]

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How to delete All the Emails in your Gmail inbox

Gmail is very useful as a way to extend the versatility of your existing email, without having to change your email addresses. I use Gmail so that I always have a backup of my regular email (which comes into Outlook), and which I can access when I am away from my computer With Gmail you […]

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How POP3 Email Works, and How to Administer it

If you are using an email client like Outlook, Outlook Express or Windows Live Mail to download and store your email into your computer, it is likely that you are using POP3  It is helpful to understand a few basic principles and scenarios, as it can sometimes be difficult to figure out how your email is […]

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It’s not all serious…

From his “Glorius” tour, Eddie discusses his love hate relationship with computers and how they will eventually end the world. Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done. ~ Andy Rooney A computer once beat me at […]

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