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Did You *Really* Send An Infected E-Mail?

Hi Fred – Love the list. I’m writing about
item 4 from your 11/1 newsletter ("Message Says, ‘You’ve Sent Infected
E-Mail’"

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They Loaded The Code

Here’s another eclectic sample of reader sites— some professional, some
very personal:

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Getting “Snippy” With Web Pages

Hello Fred! Like everyone else, I am addicted to your
newsletter and I can hardly wait to see and experience all the new changes.

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Don’t Forget Firefox’s “Mozilla Archive Format”

In "How To Save Web Pages," you talked about IE’s "save as
type/web archive, single file (*.mht)" option.

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Powerful (But A Little Geeky) Bulk Renames

We’ve talked
about
"bulk rename" tools in the past, and they can be handy indeed. One
common use is renaming a pile of digital photos all at once from the
camera-generated names to something more descriptive but still
sequential. For example, instead of something like:
DSC00001.JPG

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Outlook Won’t Lose Weight After “AutoArchive” Diet

I run Outlook 2003 so I don’t think I would have the 2Gb
problem referenced in your last newsletter (

http://langa.com/newsletters/2006/2006-11-02.htm#3 )… however, in
the interest of keeping it smaller…I ran autoarchive on all my
folders….I now have an archive.pst file in addition to outlook.pst.
Problem is…outlook.pst did not change in size one whit….what’s up with
that? If some items move to archive.pst shouldn’t outlook.pst get smaller?
Thanks. Your newsletter is the best. —Michael

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Just For Grins

The Dark Roasted Blend blog posted Sunday these "New
Breakthroughs In Mathematics" (Some simple and genius revelations, made by
students):

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Choosy Spammers Choose GIF

Hi Fred, Great newsletter, I have been getting a somewhat
new type of spam I have learned to known as GIF spam. The body of the
message is done in a jpg or gif image and included is a paragraph or two of
nonsense text. The subject line is also some nonsense and the from line is
always different. As a result, customary filtering by Outlook Express does
not work. I have also tried blocking servers as most of these come from
outside of the US, but this does not work either.

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