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Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 17 Mar 2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,194
Posted By EricG
I reinstalled Windows 7 two years ago, which...

I reinstalled Windows 7 two years ago, which comes with IE 8. Eventually I tried it out and many sites simply didn't work right. Edge is fully supported and syncs with Windows 10.
Forum: Early Warning... 17 Mar 2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,908
Posted By EricG
Russia’s war hits Yandex, the ‘Google of Russia’...

Russia’s war hits Yandex, the ‘Google of Russia’ (https://techcrunch.com/2022/03/16/russia-yandex-news-vk/)
Forum: Early Warning... 17 Mar 2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,908
Posted By EricG
Yandex Head Quits After Surprise EU Sanctions

Plus Firefox removes Yandex and Mail.ru search engines.

Yandex was not sanctioned, just Khudaverdyan. No mention of email service.

Tech giant that previously tread path of compromise with Kremlin...
Forum: The Technical Zone... 17 Mar 2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,869
Posted By EricG
CISA warning: “Russian actors bypassed 2FA” – what happened and how to avoid it

This is not of concern to most users, just Windows Server I think. Expect more like these, this was May 2021.

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has just put out a...
Forum: Early Warning... 12 Mar 2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,704
Posted By EricG
Ok, I can get to registration on yandex.eu from...

Ok, I can get to registration on yandex.eu from the Log In pop up.

I don't find quora reliable. The data-center article is good. I guess Russia is not doing renewable besides hydro.

Since Yandex is...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 11 Mar 2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,952
Posted By EricG
Free account gets 5 aliases, $1 a month is...

Free account gets 5 aliases, $1 a month is unlimited. Browser extension too.
Forum: Early Warning... 9 Mar 2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,704
Posted By EricG
I found no evidence of servers outside of RU. You...

I found no evidence of servers outside of RU. You can`t create accounts on yandex.eu, only yandex.com. Probably EU restriction.

Interesting hack attempt by Five Eyes...
Forum: Early Warning... 9 Mar 2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,704
Posted By EricG
The only recent article: Yandex bond woes are...

The only recent article: Yandex bond woes are first step to state takeover (https://www.reuters.com/markets/asia/yandex-bond-woes-are-first-step-state-takeover-2022-03-07/)
Forum: FastMail Forum 12 Feb 2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,718
Posted By EricG
This is why I always disable POP3. You never know...

This is why I always disable POP3. You never know what mail apps default to.
I'm using gmail & outlook, can't remember if fastmail had that option.
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 12 Feb 2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,089
Posted By EricG
Email dates to the TTY era, either teletype or...

Email dates to the TTY era, either teletype or CRTs usually with 80 columns. They didn't necessarily wrap after 80 characters, some just overwrote column 80. That's why the RFC says 78. Few text...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 17 Jan 2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,194
Posted By EricG
No one uses IE6. I'd be surprised if you can...

No one uses IE6. I'd be surprised if you can browse the interwebs with it.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 12 Jan 2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,072
Posted By EricG
First, Gmail is NOT a company. Microsoft and...

First, Gmail is NOT a company. Microsoft and Google have made huge contributions to Linux because they use it internally or in products they sell. They also participate in open standards along with...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 24 Dec 2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,002
Posted By EricG
You are 4% stupid. This means... You are our...

You are 4% stupid. This means...

You are our next Einstein. Wow! Keep up the great thinking.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 30 Nov 2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,834
Posted By EricG
Outlook.com (live+hotmail) has different methods...

Outlook.com (live+hotmail) has different methods from Gmail.

I'm on a political party list and when enough others mark messages as spam, they are put in my Junk Mail. They even move from Inbox later...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Sep 2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,401
Posted By EricG
I doubt most of you read the article. The law...

I doubt most of you read the article. The law applies to crimes in Australia and a warrant is required. Everyone who uses email for serious criminal activity on the internet put up their hand!
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 24 Aug 2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,974
Posted By EricG
What's the point of reviving a 18 year old...

What's the point of reviving a 18 year old thread? All threads should be closed after 5 years.
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 7 Aug 2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,981
Posted By EricG
Google Takeout can do auto backups to several cloud services

Takeout archives have a folder for each product you select. Gmail is mbox files for inbox, archive, and sent by default.
Currently Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box. Just once or every two months for a...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 7 Aug 2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,640
Posted By EricG
It creates a file called takeout-DATE-001.zip...

It creates a file called takeout-DATE-001.zip with folders for each product. Windows will open it, you may need an app on other platforms.
Forum: The Technical Zone... 18 May 2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,524
Posted By EricG
The Lava Lamps That Help Keep The Internet Secure

Video by Tom Scott. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cUUfMeOijg)

At the headquarters of Cloudflare, in San Francisco, there's a wall of lava lamps: the Entropy Wall. They're used to generate random...
Forum: The Technical Zone... 17 May 2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,848
Posted By EricG
I don`t use the MS Outlook app because it`s...

I don`t use the MS Outlook app because it`s bloated. I don`t want mail/calendar/contacts integration. I don't want two different email apps. All the AI is confusing for casual users, I disable it in...
Forum: The Technical Zone... 5 May 2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,848
Posted By EricG
How to properly set up an outlook.com account on Android

Gmail supports Exchange, but insists on using IMAP. Exchange supports PUSH and more options. Should work with hotmail.com and live.* too.

From settings select Add Account then Exchange.
Enter your...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 5 May 2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,324
Posted By EricG
tinaontech just stole the NY Times article!

tinaontech just stole the NY Times article!
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 4 Apr 2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,504
Posted By EricG
Back when it was live.com, there was a much...

Back when it was live.com, there was a much larger selection of countries. You could create short emails, which was convenient before browsers auto-completed them.
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 11 Mar 2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,843
Posted By EricG
This feature was available in programmable text...

This feature was available in programmable text editors like TECO in the 70s. Gnu Emacs had it in the 80s, and people ran email client "extensions" in an editor tab. Web browsers are reinventing the...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 11 Mar 2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By EricG
I assume you mean web gmail on the desktop....

I assume you mean web gmail on the desktop. That's not how desktop PCs work because it's trivial to press shift and another key. People are used to typewriters even if they never used one.

On...
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