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Entries from September 2006

Clean Slate

September 7th, 2006 · 6 Comments

When I walked into the house after spending the Labor Day weekend in Prescott, I heard a clicking noise coming from my office. Bad news — my computer’s hard drive had died. Most of my important information and data was backed up, but I still had to reinstall Windows and reinstall all the programs I […]

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Image Spam

September 7th, 2006 · 2 Comments

I’ve been getting a lot of “Image Spam” lately — usually stock tips telling me about a great new opportunity. The spam filter in Thunderbird can’t detect them, because there is no incriminating text to key on — just the image which could be anything, as far as the spam filter is concerned. I’ve found […]

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Tags: Computers, Tech & Science