Fake and Phishing emails this one “from” FeDex

While I am upset with FedEx, I am even more upset with FeDex!

Just a reminder for you to not open all email you receive. This is a malware attachment. The real FedEx knows about these. http://www.fedex.com/us/security/prevent-fraud/email.html and http://www.fedex.com/us/update2.html

Instead of delving into the type of scam this is, Phishing, and instead of talking about the malware inside the zip file, I want to tell you to “just say no” and don’t open such emails.

Not so right email header

Not so right email header

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Sending an “Out of Office” reply with Outlook 2007, 2010 or 2013

INormally I take the time to write a ‘how to’ with step by step instructions and then grab some screen shots and edit then publish here for you.

This time however I found that the Microsoft web site has great instructions, just no screen shots. With that in mind, here are the direct links based on your version of Microsoft Office.

Outlook 2013

Outlook 2010

Outlook 2007

I found a web page with good screen shots for 2007, they are trying to sell you an add-in but you don’t need it with their step by step guide.

Let me know what you think below.

Sometimes you find out about things the very hard way

I will cut to the chase first thing. Windows 7 x64 with Adobe Reader (or full version) and a Xerox Phaser printer don’t play nice.

Recently I sold, delivered and setup a new Windows 7 x64 PC to a client. Things went smooth overall so I Ieft when I thought all the setup was done. I was happy until an hour later when I received a call that client could not open any attachments in email. If they were saved to the desktop they would open just fine. Windows Live Mail was the email program being used before and now. Continue reading