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Beginning steps on the internet,

Understanding bits and bytes file size, and how it affects downloading and storage: Click Here

Are you getting a very slow response when you try to download a page?

Or do you experience problems with websites that do not fully download?

Here's what to do:

Try clicking Stop on your browser's toolbar, then Refresh or Reload the page. What this combination does for you is force the connection to be re-established and find a new route from your computer to the server.
This tactic will often bypass a clogged router and get you a faster connection.

Credit Cards ... what it takes to accept credit cards on the Net along with safety information: Click Here

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Dictionary of Internet terms

Domain Registration... what does it take to register a domain name? Click Here

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Email Insight... about Spam, stopping Spam, and more: Click Here

File Types... about file extensions, .exe, .gif, .jpg, .doc and more. Click Here

You'll find many tips and tools for Windows XP

How to change wallpaper, customize the appearance of your desktop, and pick up any graphic from anywhere for your own use: Click Here

virus tip:

Do not open any files attached to an email unless you know what it is, even if it appears to come from a dear friend or someone you know. Some viruses can replicate themselves and spread through email. Better be safe than sorry and confirm that they really sent it.

Trapped At A Web Site Where Back Button Isn't Working ? In your IE browser simply move the mouse pointer up to the back button and right click. This will bring up a menu of sites you were previously at and you just choose the one you want and you are out of there.

What does the term ISP mean.

ISP: A company that provides people with access to the Internet is known as an ISP, or Internet Service Provider.

You should regularly empty your Internet browser cache, and delete all temporary files (anything in the Windows/temp directory, for example). Use the Find dialog to search for files with a name of the form '*.tmp', '*.~mp' and '*.chk'. You can safely delete these. windows temp 1-content IE5

Un-deleting a File

If you ever delete a file accidentally, you can usually recover it. Go to the Windows desktop and double-click the Recycle Bin.

If you have not emptied the Recycle Bin since you deleted it, you can recover it.

The Recycle Bin opens with a list of the files you deleted. Click the one you want to get back and choose "File", "Restore".

For folks who are new to the digital world, basic computer help from Lycos Computers can be a real life-saver!

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They can help you get your PC in top form -- running fast, stable and secure. PC Pitstop runs diagnostics on your PC to identify things that might help improve performance.

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