A few issues back, in “Fed Up With Outlook/Outlook Express?” (
http://www.langa.com/newsletters/2001/2001-01-25.htm#5 ) we opened a
discussion on email clients. Let me briefly recap:
In the last issue’s "Deleting
Typing Errors in IE5 URLs," ( http://www.langa.com/newsletters/2001/2001-02-08.htm#2
) we had a major disconnect: Hundreds (!) of you wrote in to point out that you
can simply highlight any "autocomplete" item and hit the delete key;
or right click on any autocomplete item and select delete from the context menu.
You also can erase all autocomplete entries at once by clicking to
Tools/Internet Options/Content/ and then selecting "Autocomplete" and
using the offered options to clear various kinds of saved information.
TANSTAAFL is the acronym for
"There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch;" it was first popularized
by author Robert A. Heinlein, many years ago. Of course, it refers to the fact
that things that appear free usually have a hidden cost, and we’ve discussed the
TANSTAAFL principle twice before in these pages. (See http://search.atomz.com/search/?sp-q=TANSTAAFL&sp-a=0008002a-sp00000000
Paul Kunino Lynch ran into an
In the "Free Registry Primer,
and More" item in a recent issue ( http://www.langa.com/newsletters/2001/2001-02-01.htm#4
) we discussed several places where you can get excellent information on this
often-misunderstood part of all Windows Operating Systems.
Some topics just won’t die. 8-)
We’ve covered problems with Defrag hanging or never finishing many times before
) and have touched on just about all the tricks and fixes, including the most
common solution which is simply to close *all* other apps. But the topic comes
up again and again in emails from readers.
Last issue’s "R.I.P.
SysEdit" ( http://www.langa.com/newsletters/2001/2001-02-05.htm#2
) generated a ton of email: I’m sorting through it now, and will present the
collective reader feedback in an upcomiing issue.
A reader who probably prefers to
remain anonymous did some additional snooping after learning about the new
"we own your PC" policy at Juno (see item #1, above):