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How to automatically check mail when I turn on the computer ?
posted on Feb, 14 2000
A Folder called Startup
located at C:\WINDOWS\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp
allows you to launch application when Windows loads.
To auto-run Outlook Express or any other mail program
place a shortcut to it inside Startup
folder and another shortcut to Dialup connection, make
sure you've setup to automatically
dial and password is saved, inside OE options>Dial Up
and tick Hang up when
finished sending, receiving, or downloading and check
Dial this connection, if you
have more than one connection make sure you select one.
How to delete cookies from my computer ?
posted on Mar, 04 2000
Cookies are text files
that websites store on your computer to track your
or even to store your password so you don't have to type
it over and over.
If you're running Internet Explorer, you can remove
cookies by deleting all files inside
C:\Windows\Cookies> folder. Although you are advised
to restart your computer in MS-DOS
mode to clear the Cookies folder content.
Netscape browsers store cookies in a text file called
If you're running several profiles, make sure you delete
all cookies.txt files in every profile.
If you want to safely delete all cookies, download ComClear (250K), a utility that clears history,
deletes cookies, and cached files.
Why I am getting disconnected every time I go online ?
posted on May, 12 2000
This problem can be
caused by two things, either you have a poor
quality phone line which generates noise cutting down the
or you have Call Waiting enabled, if the
latter is the case just open
the "Control Panel" then double-click "Telephony"
icon, check "To disable
Call waiting..." and choose the code from the list
to disable call waiting.
If you don't know which code to use contact your phone
Since I've installed IE5 Outlook Express doesn't print
posted on June, 13 2000
If you install IE5 while
still running Outlook Express 4.x, you will not be able
to print your email messages. To fix the problem do one
of the following:
- Install Outlook
Express 5, usually it comes bundled with IE5
- Uninstall IE5 from
your system, press Start-->Settings-->Control
and double-click "Add/Remove Programs",
select the line that shows IE5
and press Add/Remove...
Note: Many application
automatically install IE5, so be careful before doing
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