I never mention generic ads from the Standard
Edition in the Plus! edition, but special offers— unusual discounts or deals
and such extended to Standard Edition readers— are another matter. To me, it
doesn’t seem right that readers of the free edition of this newsletter might get
those special deals, while Plus! subscribers (my most-valued readers) might not.
Hence, this note tacked onto the end of an otherwise- normal Plus! issue: Not an
endorsement or a paid ad, but just a notice that might save you a few bucks or
get you an unusual offer.
Our coverage of mail servers for small offices and homes (
http://langa.com/newsletters/2005/2005-05-16.htm#1) is still bringing
I run XP Home on a Dell Dimension with Pentium 2.8GHz processor and 1Gig RAM.
Over the last month or two a problem has appeared and despite searching the net,
I have not found a solution— found others with the problem but no solution.
As always, thank you for Langalist Plus! I always find something of value
I don’t know if you have referred in your newsletter to the following locations
which can be the source of much malware, spies,
Hiya Fred, here’s another tip that I hope you (and your LangaList
readers) will find worthwhile. I try
send you interesting things I run across, because I know it indirectly helps the
children you sponsor.
Dear Fred, I am a long time standard subscriber and have
recently upgraded to the Plus Edition.
I am always amazed at the breadth and depth of subjects you cover. While
looking at the Free "Data Execution Prevention" item in the Langalist
Plus (#12 in
http://www.langalist.com/plus/newsletters/2005/2005-04-07plus.asp ), I noticed the Remote tab in the System Properties panel.
It says on my spanking new pc running Win-XP
SP2, "Allow Remote Assistance Invitations to be sent from this computer". Then
in the Advanced settings it says "Allow this computer to be controlled
remotely." Neither of these options make me comfortable and I have turned off
the "Allow this computer to be controlled remotely." option. I think if I
needed this option, I can go turn it on at the time. What say you on the
I know you covered Picasa in
http://langa.com/newsletters/2004/2004-10-18.htm#5 , but I thought it might
be worthwhile to mention:
Google has released Picasa 2, a digital image tool that has more features than
the previous version. And, it’s still FREE! You can edit, fix digital photos and
even post them to a blog. Might be worth a look. —Mike Harms
I got this note from a Microsoft PR person