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Entries from October 2007

Pop up prevention

October 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Howdy to all and a big old “Welcome Back” to this edition of The Weekly Geek. This week I want to cover those pesky pop-up ads, or in our case removing and stopping them, not just cover them up. Pop-up ads along with pop-under ads are a thing of the past when it comes to […]

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Tags: Malware · Security · Soap Box

Printer drivers and the unexpected results

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments

Howdy one and all and a great big welcome to The Weekly Geek! As regular readers know, July 2006 Microsoft officially quit supporting updates for Windows 98 and ME. To their credit, you can still get the updates created up to that point. Now what happened in the printer market was a little quieter. Last […]

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Tags: Hardware · Soap Box · Software

Continue to avoid Wireless N products.

October 10th, 2007 · No Comments

Even though wireless products have been around for years, I still do not have much faith in them on the business level. Many individuals and homeowners have benefited by not needing to run cables in their apartments or homes, however video and large file transfers and remote sharing are still troublesome at best. Introduce Wireless […]

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Tags: Hardware · Purchasing · Soap Box

SPAM 2.0 lesson’s in stopping it.

October 9th, 2007 · No Comments

Welcome back to The Weekly Geek. In this fact filled adventure of SPAM 2.0 I plan on walking you through several available SPAM software filtering programs. In our previous edition I went over basic preventive measures. The unfortunate fact is no matter how careful you are someway, somewhere, somehow you are going to end up […]

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Tags: E-Mail Issues · Security · Software

Speeding up your internet connection

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Originally written 4/7/04 Updated 9/19/07 Howdy one and all and a great big welcome to this weeks edition of The Weekly Geek. In this weeks fun filled and exciting edition I want to go over a few ways to speed up your internet connection. Everyone wants more speed from their internet connection, this weekly let’s […]

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Tags: Internet · Optimizing · Speeding Up