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Can't Get Email from Certain Addresses:
Spamfilters Blacklist Mailservers

How do I?...
Google is an excellent resource for technical questions. How-to videos, discussion blogs and forums, manufacturers’ tech support and electronic manuals are available online. When in doubt, stick with reputable sources. Be calm and recognize there is a learning curve.

Computer Slowness:
Slowness can happen for many reasons including difficulties with a specific website or at one of many points along the path to the viewer. A computer with programs running in the background can cause slowness as can viruses or peer to peer file sharing using your computer. Powering down (unplugging power source so that lights go off for 5-10 secs) your router can often help remedy slowness.

Streaming Video Advice:
First and foremost...

I’m having trouble hooking up my Roku or Blue Ray player
Sometimes the device requires a download – check with the manufacturer. Hard wiring to the device will result in fewer problems. If, however, you elect to go wirelessly you will need to enter your 10 digit security code or WEP.

Connection Troubleshooting:
Connection Troubleshooting (wireless):
I can't connect to the internet or get Email

Electrical Storms:
Protect your Investment!

Virus Protection
The Basics
Current Virus Scams

Using Webmail
The Basics

IPhone Users

Can I check my email on my smart phone?:
Receiving mail on smart phones is easy – SENDING messages out is the issue.

PC Users

Email Setup for a PC:  
Call the office at 996-2022

MAC Users

Email Setup for Mac Mail:
Mail for OS X.4 - OS X .8

Email Setup for Thunderbird:
Thunderbird for OS X.4 - OS X .8

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