Plan ahead if you want to change your ISP

Kathleen Atkins

Lounge member mike21 wants to switch his ISP when his current contract ends.

How does he most effectively avoid losing his contacts, any new mail sent to his old email address after he makes the switch, and his old emails, too?

He poses his questions in the Applications Servers forum, where he is well-advised on various aspects of email management. This is a good thread to read.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity Libre Office: Open doc as active window in foreground *
Word Processing Word 2010: Missing full stops/semicolons at end of paragraphs
Spreadsheets Copy range worksheets to master workbook?
Databases Query to analyze contents of memo fields
Microsoft Outlook Fowarding email messages crashes Outlook 2003
Non-Outlook E-mail Problem typing email in Yahoo Mail
General Windows Need to initialize/format raw drive
Windows 10 Installed programs don’t show up for all users
Windows 8 Can’t disable touchpad after returning to Win8 from Win10
Windows 7 Windows Defender vs. MS Security Essentials *
Windows Vista Local network not working *
Windows Servers Add drive to existing RAID array?
Internet Explorer and Edge Cookies in Edge vs. Internet Explorer
Third-Party Browsers Webpage not opening in Chrome desktop *
Application Servers Changing ISP: Email implications *
Networking Would second router be solution? *
Software Development
Windows Programming You can’t always trust what you see!
Other Technologies
Non-Microsoft OSes Microsoft apps on Android
Security & Scams BDAnticryptowall or BDAntiransomware?
Maintenance Mirroring one external hard drive to another
Hardware USB and Flash problem
Graphics/Multimedia Gift from Google; NIK Collection for photo editing
Other Applications Replacement for Thunderbird required

* starred posts: particularly useful

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About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.