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Prevent my emails being read on IT network

Question: Prevent my emails being read on IT network

Hi,I use my own email account (Imap) at work, but I am concerned that the IT team are reading private emails.Is there any way to prevent this?I have ticked the TLS box setting for IMAP/SMTP.I'm not sure if my server supports this, but it still worksUnfortunaly, one of my email accounts wont work if I tick the TLS or SSL box. So does this mean the emails can be read? Is my other account where I have ticked TLS secure?Thanks,Dave.

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Answer: Prevent my emails being read on IT network

Are you sending via work's SMTP server or your own ISP's? If it is work's then there may well be log files in which your messages could be read if someone with access to the logs was intent on doing so. With your own ISP's SMTP server (which would probably need to support SMTP Authentication to use with a different internet connection), there shouldn't be a record that work could access. As you're using IMAP with which the messages remain on the mail server, incoming mail shouldn't be accessible by "unwanted guests".

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After many years of successful use of Nokia 620 the problem with error 403 appeared.

Answer:There suddenly is a block in my Nokia 620 phone that prevent me to read the emails

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question After many years of successful use of Nokia 620 the problem with error 403 appeared. Could you kindly share how you are reading the mails? With an app or using a browser? And are you on windows phone 8.1 or windows 10 mobile?

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Computer running XP and emails read in Outlook Express;
but compacted email are in recycle bin
 
Computer requested I compact the emails which I have done at least twice
 
However, on checking the recycle bin I note that there are items in there from the OE
 
I have been checking my recycle bin  and have done a' compact 'of the OE but it seems that the compacting sends things to the recycle bin?
 
What should happen if the computer asks for the  OE to be compacted? where does it send the compact?
 
I am having to go through the recycle bin line by line to see what I can safely completely delete but also when I try to restore an item it seems to  make a duplicate in the recycle bin !!
 
I can still read the emails in OE but where should the compacted emails  actually be saved? And how if at all can I get this corrected?

How if at all can this be corrected or resolved please?

Answer:Windows XP ;emails read in O. E. but compacted emails are in Recycle bin

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-networking/we-clicked-compact-messages-in-outlook-express-and/9e5dd152-2a51-4b7a-a950-bf1cedbc88c4?auth=1
 
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when I forward an email from my hotmail outlook account even though I have deleted all the previous emails from the chain these are still attached when sent. How do I stop this happening.Thanks

Answer:prevent the previous emails being sent when forwarded

Hi lordtrevor46,Is this happening with a particular mail?Are you using Webmail or Microsoft Outlook?Let us know if the previous mails are there as an attachment or text.Thanks & RegardsManshu S#iworkfordell

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Hi all,

i am thinking of setting up ms exchange"Public folders" in our environment and i was thinking whether there is any way to prevent duplicate emails being posted in a folder in "Public folders".

Let me know.

Thanks
 

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People shift from providing email addresses to using forms (for contact) in order to avoid spam

bots. But there are some new spam bots today which can detect email address even through forms

present on a website. Any solution to prevent this?

generally the form action is as follows

<form action="[email protected]">

Any other way this can be written to prevent it from being detected by spam bots?

Answer:How to prevent spambot from detecting emails from forms

If you use a server-side language...such as PHP, just make a link so it's something like "Contact.php?user=Name", and you'd look up the name to reference the e-mail...they can't get it that way

Dang spam-bots

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I just sent out an email to a Group which wasn't supposed to happen. I have a hotmail account is there anything I can do to prevent the people I sent the email to from opening it?

Answer:Can I prevent an email I sent out from being read

Travel around the country and shoot each one.

The straight answer is no, it's out of your hands.

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I've had all the Windows OSs and now have Windows 7 64-bit Pro and use the resident email client Windows Live Mail. I haven't merged any other online email accounts with Live Mail. I looked for a specific email for a purchase I made in 2011 only to find that I have no emails for 2011 at all - none. I only have emails from 2012. I want to keep many travel and purchase emails. I have tried to research this issue and read that Windows 7 Live Mail automatically archives older emails but despite following the path provided, I could not view any old emails from 2011 or before.

What can I do to retrieve all my old emails and bring them back to my current Windows Live Mail? What can I do to prevent the 2012 emails from being archived, removed?

Answer:How to prevent W7 Live Mail from removing emails older than 1 yr

Hello Flightlessbird and welcome to Seven Forums.

Let me say right away that I don't use WLM and I have no knowledge of how it works. But this response will hopefully put your question in the "active" list rather than having it stay in the "unanswered" category.

Microsoft Outlook has an AutoArchive feature. AutoArchive moves items from their original location in Outlook to an archive file folder when they expire. That is, when they pass their "aging period". But there's also an option for items to be deleted when they expire. I'm guessing that WLM may have this same feature. Maybe these guides for Outlook will give you some ideas of where to look in WLM.

Please accept my sincerest apology for not having anything worthwhile to contribute. I'm hoping that one of the more knowledgeable Forum members will jump in with a good response.

Automatically move or delete older items with AutoArchive - Outlook - Office.com

Open and find items in an archive Outlook Data File (.pst) - Outlook - Office.com

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I already know how to create a "read" receipt for sent emails. From my understanding, when you set the function, I will received read receipts for all email that was read. I was wondering if this setting could be set on individual emails instead of all of them. Thanks!
 

Answer:Read receipt for read emails in Outlook 98

In the compose area of Outlook go to Options and check the box for that email.
 

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I dont want to turn off Outlook indexing completely as like the fast searching, but how can I stop having my emails appearing when I type something into the start menu?

My PST file is passworded and outlook asks for a password every time it opens, so clicking on these results takes you nowhere unless Outlook is running.

I just dont want my email subjects popping up when I type something into the start menu!
 

Answer:Win 7: How to prevent Outlook emails from showing up in start menu search

Just curious, but what's the reaosn behind this? I absolutely love the fact that I can search e-mails and attachments this way.
 

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Hello, I'm trying to set a folder or files on my fat32 flash drive to be read only to avoid accidental deletion by the user on other computers. I can set the files and folder to read only, however, I am still able to delete and modify the files even though it is supposedly read only. Why would this be? This is happening to files set to read only on the flash drive as well as my system hard drive.Thanks!

Answer:Prevent accidential deletion of Read-only files on USB drive

As you have discovered, the read-only attribute prevents you from changing a file, but not from deleting it. To do that you need to set the appropriate permissions. Have a look at http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum... .

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I have spent literally days trying to figure this out on my own, and thought I'd finally solicit some advice.

I have a program that I want to prevent *anyone* (including me, as an administrator) from moving, deleting, or otherwise disabling.

The program is called Cold Turkey, and it is the best access restriction program for "internet addiction" that I've found. Despite its relative strength, I am still able to get around it by renaming and moving the file or deleting it in safe mode. I know I should just get some self control, but this is what I'm doing now. I'm fairly tech savvy and can unfortunately get around most means of locking the computer. I am looking to be able to:
run it without a password and give to a friend to safekeep;have access to the interface to change time and other settings (so read/write/modify, right?)prevent my ability to delete or otherwise disable the program.

So I then tried a few file "hiding" softwares.

Wise Folder wasn't good enough for me--no safe mode protection, etc., and I don't believe it played nice with executables.

Folder Protect did not recognize my password and I spent a good amount of time figuring out how to delete it. Pretty much the same with File Lock Pro. I tried another one that looked promising, but I found that it was freeware and had no customer support whatsoever, which after my bad experiences with FG and the other. Literally, and absolutely, they forgot my pw, and I'm not going through that aga... Read more

Answer:Prevent executable from being deleted/modified (but still read/write)?

You can't completely achieve what you want, I fear. It is always possible to boot your machine from a Linux CD and delete the file. This will bypass any locker imaginable. This can't technically be prevented.

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ive set it up so that when a user logs on they dont see the database window(the one which show all the tables, queries etc.) they only see the switchboard.
but all they have to do is click on the tab on the toolbar on the bottom for it to reappear

how can i prevent this from happening?
 

Answer:how can i prevent read-only users from seeing the database window in access?

One simple way is in Tools\startup you can disable various toolbars. The draw back is if you hold down the shiftkey when dbl click to open you open in 'design mode'. But average user doesn't know.
 

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I have spent literally days trying to figure this out on my own, and thought I'd finally solicit some advice.

I have a program that I want to prevent *anyone* (including me, as an administrator) from moving, deleting, or otherwise disabling.

The program is called Cold Turkey, and it is the best access restriction program for "internet addiction" that I've found. Despite its relative strength, I am still able to get around it by renaming and moving the file or deleting it in safe mode. I know I should just get some self control, but this is what I'm doing now. I'm fairly tech savvy and can unfortunately get around most means of locking the computer. I am looking to be able to:
run it without a password and give to a friend to safekeep;have access to the interface to change time and other settings (so read/write/modify, right?)prevent my ability to delete or otherwise disable the program.

So I then tried a few file "hiding" softwares.

Wise Folder wasn't good enough for me--no safe mode protection, etc., and I don't believe it played nice with executables.

Folder Protect did not recognize my password and I spent a good amount of time figuring out how to delete it. Pretty much the same with File Lock Pro. I tried another one that looked promising, but I found that it was freeware and had no customer support whatsoever, which after my bad experiences with FG and the other. Literally, and absolutely, they forgot my pw, and I'm not going through that aga... Read more

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I have got all my emails from my mail-server's Inbox in to the Thunderbird's Inbox and my Mail-server's Inbox is empty now. Probably, I might have CHECKED "use Global Inbox" (store mail in local folders) during selecting the type of server (usually POP for commercial accounts), and type in the name of the incoming server.

I would like to ask you two questions:
1. How should I modify and UNCHECK "Use Global Inbox" in the Thunderbird so that all my mail-server's emails do not imported to Thunderbird?
2. How could I get back my all emails from Thunderbird Inbox to my Mail-server Inbox?

Please kindly help...
 

Answer:How to prevent importing emails from my mail-server Inbox to Thunderbird Inbox

Dont' think you can get them back on your ISP's mail server. All pop3 based email clients that I have seen have an option to "Leave mail on server" Outlook Express and Eudora both have this feature. I can't believe Mozilla would have forgotten to add that feature.
 

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Question: cant read emails

Just updated to explorer11 from 9. using window 7 Home Premium. Will let me log in, tell me how many, 3 examples of mail, but ca not read any of them. Whats the deal. NEED HELP

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Question: cannot read emails

Asking for a mate if anyone can help please. He has two Yahoo accounts, one is OK but the other - He has many emails showing as received (including where they came from) but when you click on anyone of them the program opens the OUTBOX and never the email message.Thanks for looking.

Answer:cannot read emails

right click on the link to the emails and try pasting that into the browser.

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I cannot read .pdf or .pff emails in Windows 7 .  I can read these emails on my laptop in windows xp.  Is there a fix for this problem in windows 7?











Solved!
View Solution.

Answer:Cannot read .pdf or .pff emails

Do you have Adobe installed on your computer?  

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Hi. I have no idea how to read or break this. Please help!!

< content removed by moderator> because it can be easily decrypted / decoded to reveal what is probably personal and private information
 

Answer:How do i read these emails

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hye peeps , i can't read my emails on hotmail says the page as finnished loading says done in the left corner , but the page is blank . also trying to do a system restore , can't do that either , the page comes up but there is know writeing on it so i can't restore . its like the is something stoping me from reading it , also when i open my yahoo msn there are no pictures and can't get in them emails either . can anybody help me please . if possible could some tell me how to do fix from my windows 2003 cd, without formatting my hard drive any help would be really gratefull thanks.
 

Answer:can't read my emails.

For system restore try this:

Start >> Run

In the Run box type:

rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\Windows\Inf\sr.inf

Click OK
 

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Question: Can't read emails

My computer has been very slow with W10.

now I can still get into my Yahoo emails but it won't let me read them, I cleaned out my cache & cookies to no avail.
I had a notice from Yahoo a few days back but assumed it was spam as most are, maybe I've reached my capacity with them, or it's my slow computer ?

Also haven't been getting notification of replies on some forums any more.

PS .... just re opened my email page & it's working now, must be just my slow computer as everything is so slow now, maybe my memory.

any help appreciated,

Yvonne
 

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While on here asking for other advice I was just wondering is there anyway of telling if emails that Ive sent are being opened/read. I mostly use yahoo to send mail but have got a hotmail account too.

Answer:can you tell if sent emails have been read?

Which is your e-mail service, is it Outlook Express or the ones used by Yahoo?

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Hi

I live in a shared flat. And all 20 rooms are connected to this switch I believe..

Is there any method to prevent the landlord/tech guy monitoring our internet activity (e.g. bandwidith activity, websites we looked at, etc...)

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks
 

Answer:Prevent network monitoring

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We have an organization which allows our field service technicians full control over our users' PC so they can do repairs. This permission is granted by membership in a domain security group placed in the PC's local administrators group. 
We are concerned about field service technicians attempting to gain access to a user's hard drive using the UNC path \\<pcname>\c$ and stealing data.  Is there a way to allow the technician to have full control over the PC when they are logging
in locally while preventing them from accessing the PC via the network?
What would you advise?
Thanks

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Well,
Hotmail.com is just getting worst. I cant even open emails, I can actually see the inbox, but I cant open any of the emails at least that I browse in private navigation in firefox. But I already deleted, coockies, history, cache, updated java.

If I hadnt all my important mails in hotmail, I would already changed to gmail or something.

Thanks
 

Answer:Cant read my emails on hotmail

Microsoft seems to be making even more "improvements" to Hotmail, so maybe your current problem is, like highway construction, just a "temporary inconvenience."

To make sure that it is not something in your Firefox configuration have you tested with another browser? Or with Firefox's Safe mode?
 

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Hello, I have my old Mail file on one computer and no longer have access to the same notes db. I need to move my files to another computer and access them. Also read me, that file doesn't work correct

Answer:How can I read my old emails from another laptop?

What email client were you using on the other computer?

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when someone sends me an email in Russian to my yahoo account it looks like a bunch of junk. how to i make it so the stuff is readable? i need some type of decoder. where do i get one?
 

Answer:Read emails in Russian

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Anyone know a way that an personal/private email could be sent, read, but not able to forwarded the email to other computers. A program that would stop sensitive email content from being fowarded but could be read by the original receiptent and would not be blocked ( i.e. blocked by virus detection software etc.) would be handy indeed. That way I could email info about my family etc. without the worry of the email being passed on. Is there a way?
Thanks
 

Answer:emails, read only, no forwarding

Haven't found a freeware one yet .....http://www.essentialsecurity.com/products.htm

google "prevent email forwarding"
 

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Evertime I try to open an attachement from a friendly email, I open it and it just shows all this mombo jumbo writing.Not the actual thing. Is there something I can check to see if it should be checked to make it work. I use windows xp and verizon with msn if the internet provider.
Thanks
 

Answer:Can't read attachments from emails

Each attachment should only be opened in the software package that created it.

For instance, a .doc attachment would open in Word, or Open Office or Wordpad.

An .xls attachment needs Excel or open office.

A .jpg needs to be opened with any image editor.

If you use notepad or similar, then you will see pages of garbage text.

Please tell us what the full name of the attachment is, and what software you are using to open it with.
 

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If I receive mail from an unknown sender, or one with no subject line, I always go to file/properties/message source" to read it.Am I right in thinking this is a safe way to read the mail?I've got NAV in place, updated continually, and have found this always picks up any nasties coming in, and use this really as a "belt and braces".

Answer:Safe way to read emails..?

get mailwasher from the downloads section of this site, you can then delete from server before d/loading to your machine.johnny.

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I just move a bunch of emails to my DELETED folder and now when I try to delete them I get a message that says "MESSAGE CANNOT BE DISPLAYED" AND THAT i NEED TO CHECK MY COMPUTER FOR LOW MEMORY OR LOW DISK SPACE!! I do NOT have low memory or dosk space (I have 368 of 455 gigabytes free space). Any ideas what I can do?!?
 

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Hello, I have my old Mail file on one computer and no longer have access to the same notes db. I need to move my files to another computer and access them. Also read me, that file doesn't work correct
 

Answer:How can I read my old emails from another laptop?

It is challenging, but doable. Both the new and the old systems must use the same email client program. You then find the location of the files and drop the old email into the proper location on the new pc.

I can document only Thunderbird (TB) but it will serve to give you a starting point.
The TB data is stored at:

c:\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\xxx.default\Mail\xxxemailServerDomain\ -here-

 

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I have a web based Email. I can open but not read JPEG format Emails.
I have a scanner which I use mainly as a photocopier. If I save files to "My documents" or "Word" they sometimes appear as JPEG and I do not know how to convert them either. I have windows XP
I have JAVA installed. Do I need to install other hardware?
Easy to understand instructions please!!!!
Thanks ANNEC
 

Answer:How to read JPEG emails etc

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Hi,
This is a wierd question but I'll just ask away. Is there any kind of free email service which will let me know if my recepient has read the mails i send to them?
Thnanks
Nev

Answer:monitoring if emails are read?

http://www.uncc.edu/sysdev/HowTos/Outlook/Receipts.htm

Delivery and Read Receipts are the notices that Outlook sends you whenever an email you send has been delivered to, and read by, the recipient. This option to receive these receipts can be applied to individual emails, or globally, so that you receive a receipt for every email that you send. While you might think this would clutter your Inbox with receipts, the truth is that you can configure Outlook to efficiently manage the way receipts are handled.

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I am having a problem with opening some emails. When I click on some emails, the reading pane is greyed out and when I attempt to open those same emails, they give the following error: "Can't open this item. The text formatting command is not available. It may not be installed correctly. Please install outlook again." I've uninstalled outlook, renamed the reg keys, reinstalled outlook, and still recieve the same error. I tried changing the email editor, still not working. I'm not sure what to do next.

Answer:Cannot read some outlook emails

If it was an Outlook issue, all your email messages would be equally affected, but since only some of them are affected, they are probably damaged or corrupt. Nothing you can do about that.

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When my partner logs in to her Hotmail email account on her computer it comes up with 45 emails in her inbox.But she cannot read any of them? When she clicks on any of them nothing happens.Using my computer I can log in to her Hotmail account and get the same 45 emails in her inbox. This time though, when I click on any one of them I can read them. She then sits on my computer and reads/answers all her emails. Alternatively, I forward them to her NTL email address.The problem seems to be with her computer, but what could it be?

Answer:Can't read emails on Hotmail

Its best not to keep emails in the inbox move them to a different folder if you want to keep them,One of the emails may have become corrupted try deleting the last one sent,

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At present i have a hotmail.co.uk account and use Outlook Mail to send and receive, is there a way that i can track my emails and know when they have been read?

Or alternatively change Outlook Mail to give me this facility without changing my email address.
 

Answer:Notification that emails have been read.

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Evertime I try to open an attachement from a friendly email, I open it and it just shows all this mombo jumbo writing.Not the actual thing. Is there something I can check to see if it should be checked to make it work. I use windows xp and verizon with msn if the internet provider.
Thanks
 

Answer:Can't read attachments from emails

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Hi guys,

Whenever I use Outlook Express (v5.0.5 for the Mac) to read my email offline, it will try to dial out if there happens to be a URL for a graphic contained within the message somewhere. This makes it almost useless to me if I'm talking on the phone and want to review an email (I only have one phone line and no broadband connection). I have recently switched to OE from Eudora, and there was a way to disable this behavior in Eudora, but I can't find any setting for this in OE (and I've looked in every menu).

So, is there any way to force this behavior (i.e., only fetch images while connected) or should I dump OE? Also, if I do dump OE, which email app would you recommend? I switched to OE because Eudora couldn't handle complex HTML as well as OE.

I'd prefer to keep OE if I can remedy this behavior.
///Dave
 

Answer:Can't read emails offline with OE 5.0.5 (Mac)

I think (not positive since I'm not at all familiar with Macs) the only way to fix the problem is to change your dialup preferences in Internet Explorer (OE uses the same preferences). You'd have to go to IE>Tools>Internet Options>Connections and check "Never dial a connection." That would also mean you'll have to connect to your ISP manually every time instead of having IE or OE initiate the connection when they're opened.
 

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In Hotmail if I want to delete unwanted emails without having to read them first I tick the box and click delete. A similar system works with AOL.Just click the email and click delete.Now that I am not on AOL but am on Broadband (using outlook express) if I click an email it automatically opens in the lower half of the window. Is there any way I delete email in Outlook Express without having to read them first???Thanks

Answer:Deleting emails - without having to read them

Go to View/Layout and remove the tick in the Preview Pane (in Outlook Express).

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I cannot open hotmail thru Internet explorer How can i get into them or can I read them from somewhere else
 

Answer:hotmail will not let me read my emails

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hi all,

my problem is that i can't read my email coz the writing appears jz like "00000000000000" for all email i've receive.i've no idea with that.can anyone help me bout this.tq in advance

Answer:Emails Read As "00000000000"?

Hello Poca and welcome to Bleeping Computers.I need a little more information1) What are you using to read you email? Outlook, Outlook Express, Web Mail, Thunderbird,..?2) When you said you cannot read your email, did you mean it does not show up or are all the character 0's? Is it just the body of the message or the entire message?3) Did this just start or has it been happening for a period of time? Hen did it start? Are any other programs acting different or not at all?4) Are you running an antivirus and antispyware programs?

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I have Win XP Pro and use Outlook Express. In the past, I received emails and could open them and read them. In the past couple of months, I've gotten emails with attachments that are unreadable. They are full of characters and when I scroll down, I get a huge amount of garbage. There is a message box saying that I have to open Folder Options and create a program from a list that will read this junk.
What happened? I didn't have this problem before. How do i associate a program?
Any help would be very appreciated.
 

Answer:Emails hard to read

What are the extensions of the attachments?

Did you uninstall any software recently?
 

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Hello, I have my old Mail file on one computer and no longer have access to the same notes db. I need to move my files to another computer and access them. Also read me, that file doesn't work correct

Answer:How can I read my old emails from another laptop?

What is the e mail client your old emails are under and what client on your new computer?

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i am having problems reading my emails on outlook express. all i am getting is checked for virus using spamjab.i have not had this problem until the last few days.i have windows xp home all latest downloads from microsoft. the title is downloaded and thats as far as it goes. can anybody help me with this it would be much appreciated. thankyou

Answer:unable to read emails

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Hello,
we have a network of several Windows XP PCs via a hub. One of the PCs has a modem connected to the internet and the other PCs share the connection. There are a couple of PCs on the network which I want to not be allowed to use the internet, but retain all other network functionality. I thought this would be easy but....

I tried to disallow use of Explorer and Messenger in XP on the machines themselves (Set access to Programs within Add/Remove Programs screen) but Windows won't allow you to do this. I tried to uninstall and/or delete Explorer components (as a last resort) but wasn't allowed to do this. I did manage to uninstall Messenger, and I've restricted the users to Limited priviledges (as opposed to Admin) so they can't reinstall Messenger.

I also tried to look at the network settings of the PC which hosts the internet connection, but I couldn't find a way to restrict internet access to some machines, but not others.

Surely surely there is an easy way to do this within Windows either on the PCs themselves or the internet connection host PC?

Many thanks,
eR
 

Answer:Want to prevent some PCs on a network using an internet connection

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Hi!

This is my first post here . . . great site!

My neighbor's secured wireless network (and it is certainly NOT on the "preferred" list in my computer) appears ahead of mine whenever I turn my laptop on! (XP) When both networks (mine and my neighbor's) appears on the available networks list, my neighbor's comes up first (I think because the name of his network starts with a "B" and mine starts with a "J") and my computer tries to connect with that one first. Then I always have to open the network box and manually connect to my own secured network.

Is there anyway I can get my computer to just ignore that signal and ONLY connect to my network when I am in my home?

THANK YOU!!!
 

Answer:Prevent Network from appearing on list

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I have two "home office" PC's networked via LAN. However the children's PC uses the same router to access the internet and by default are able to access files on the two office PC's ( because some files are set to sharing). Is there any way I can remove the Childrens PC from the network whilst still giving them acces to the router in order to get on the'net. My biggest concern is security, as much as I have taught them to stay away from file sharing sites I am terrified they will download something that can spread to the (Very Important) office PC's.All P.c's run XP.Cheers in advance.Anthony

Answer:Prevent childrens PC from accessing network.

In the "Properties" of the network adapter in the children's PC, untick (or even Uninstall) "Client for Microsoft Networks". You could also use fixed IP addresses throughout your LAN and configure firewall software in your PCs so that the IP address of the children's PC isn't allowed access.

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My wife is moving into an apartment complex for school and she has a Brother HL-2270DW printer. Since she only has a laptop and moves around the apartment, I would like to use the wireless on the printer. Unfortunately, the internet for the building is just through wireless APs. I have the printer installed on the network, but my concern is that anyone can just search for network printers and install it. While printing on it won't be useful for them, it could be a good way to waste her paper/toner. Is there a way to prevent users from installing it without being able to change the router settings? I did not see any option in the web configuration. Thanks.
 

Answer:Prevent printer installation over network

You can require a password to print on some printers, but I doubt the Brother is going to support that. I would look instead at segmenting the wireless network with a bridge and then a router, or both in one using OpenWRT or DD-WRT.
The other option would be to unplug the printer if not needed. I would segment the network just for the added security.
 

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ok i tried this in the email forom with a bunch of hits but no respnses so ill try it here

runing win xp

i can browse yahoo and check my mail in yahoo but when i go to my hotmail emails internet explore shuts down as soon as i click on emails in hotmail and returns to my desktop

what can i do to get to read my hotmail emails ???
 

Answer:Solved: read my hotmail emails ???

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Hi there,

My friend has an Outlook account which he cannot see his emails properly on. Basically, he receives the emails on his home laptop (Win 8) but cannot see the message but can see who it's from. But on his IPad he can see both who the email is from and what the message is.

Any help you can give would be much appreciated.

Many thanks,
Chris Mountain
 

Answer:Solved: Not able to read emails properly....

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Out of the blue my wlm has stopped working correctly. I can see all my emails in my Comcast & Hotmail accounts (the subject line) but when I try to open them I get an error message saying: 'There is an error opening this message & that's' it!
I also noticed that the following options are greyed out (not available) Reply Reply All Forward.
I'm not sure what's going on but it's been like this for 2 days & for a brief moment I was actually able to open & read an email today.
Can anyone help please? I don't know what infomation about my PC to post but I'm sure whoever answers this will let me know.

Windows Vista Ultimate 32 bit
Windows Live Mail version 2009 Build: (14.0.8064.0206)

Thanx in advance for any help

Answer:Unable to open & read emails

Have you checked to see that your settings for that account are still the same? Right click on each of the accounts in the left-hand pane and check to make sure thing are set up properly under the ?properties? option.

If things looks like they?re on the up-and-up, you might try removing the account and re-adding the account.

Let me know if either of these helps out.

Cheers,

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This may sound odd, but for IT my son has to do a poll along with mutiple choice questions on whether or not people read all of the e-mails received & reply to all or just read, delete,and reply to the ones that they want to reply toIs there a site on the internet that he can get the answers from in a multiple choice way or will he have to design his own questions? Hope not for his & my sakeThanks in advance for any tips/advice

Answer:Do u read all ur emails & reply or delete them?

click hereclick hereclick hereclick hereIn no particular order.

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Emails I have saved can't be opened by Adobe Reader but can open with Windows Live Mail, the files are described as .eml, Should I do some update?

Answer:Saved emails not read by Adobe

As far as I know Adobe Reader can only open .pdf files

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runing win xp

i can browse yahoo and check my mail in yahoo but when i go to my hotmail emails internet explore shuts down as soon as i click on emails in hotmail and returns to my desktop

what can i do to get to read my hotmail emails ???
 

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I have a customer who is having problems receiving text emails.
When a text email is sent to her the body is blank. However if I send her a html email she can read it fine.

What would cause this? What are some things I can look at to fix this?

I have looked through the tools>options and didnt find anything that would seem to cause this.

Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks in advance!!
 

Answer:Can't read text emails in Outlook

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I tried this in Gmail and it did not work.
 
I opened a GMail inbox, opened an email message  (done in Google Chrome browser), opened the browser menu, More Tools..., Save Page As..., allowed for *.html type, clicked SAVE, and then went to the file in the downloaded filepath.  I double-left clicked and an Edge browser window opened but it was just a blank white file showing nothing.
 
HOW DO I DO WHAT I WANT?

Answer:download and read emails OFFLINE

Have you tried opening the saved file with Chrome?

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My hotmail is downloading and I can see all my emails but when I click on one to read nothing happens although at the bottom of the window is says 'done'.
My friend can access and open my email from her pc and foreward it to my AOL account but I'd really like to acess my mail myself.

Please help me with this problem

 

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Hi, I have a problem which developed yesterday (I downloaded the latest Firefox) but I dont think that is the problem. I run Incredimail (its easy for collecting info on the servers for idiots like me) anyway I run Mozilla Firefox but have tried Flox and IE7 and they now all want to open my emails. Really I dont mind them doing this but they dont allow me to send emails. So it's a problem, I seem to remember this happening before but it went away. Can someone help please. Thankls Al
 

Answer:My browser wanmts to read my emails?

heres my personal opinion. i would get rid of incredimail. to many people have had to many problems with it. with me personally it messed up my computer so bad that i had to reinstall my os.by getting rid of incredimail for starters your problem might be solved.hope this helps u.
 

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I cannot advance to next page of new emails in latest aol app windows 10

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Is there a way in which all my work emails can be sent to my home computer as I'm on long term sick leave? If so how can I do that?Any help greatly appreciated!

Answer:How can I read emails from work at home?

Your company's IT department should be able to set up access for you , probably using a VPN ( Virtual Private Network ) allowing you to log in the the company server and get things that way , but it will need their support and agreement . Ashley

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Hi All,One of my user is having an issue where his emails become marked as read even though he has not selected it.  It's not happening to all of his emails and for the ones that do occur, it happens after a couple of minutes.. usually within 10 minutes.  The 'mark as read' option is turned off on his Preview Pane within Tools > Options.  We are using Outlook 2002 with an exchange server.  Has anyone ever come across this issue?  Thanks in advance for any help/advice.Sfatsura

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Hi all

i read this article here
How to merge wireless network locations in Windows Vista
it starts :
"It is ususal that every time you connect to a wireless network location the signature is left in windows which makes it easier to connect it next time. But sometimes when you connect manually to the same wireless network again it creates another signature. This results in creation of multiple network profile"

Now-i've the same situation of of multiple network profile (2 3 4 )like in the photo, and my question is- if there is a way to prevent creation of multiple signature/network profile from the first place ?

Answer:prevent creation of multiple network profile

Any idea ???

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If i hypothetically visit naughty sites can others on my shared network (my network is a wireless router and a bunch of laptops in my families house) find this out?

One person in my family is a real tech-wiz so I am quite concerned that they may know how to find out what sites I visit. I know there is software they can install so I have password protected my computer to prevent this. Are there any other measures I can take so that they cant view the stuff I look at on the internet over the network? Thank you.
 

Answer:If I am on a shared network can others see the sites I visited? Can I prevent them?

How many machines arwe we talking about? And yes, there is a way but that gets into hacking so that subject is forbidden here.
 

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For years, my computer (home theater) had no issues connecting to my home network via the onboard ethernet chip (nForce controller).

Now I get the message that the ethernet cable is unplugged. I tried various fixes, but nothing worked, so I disabled the onboard ethernet and installed a PCI wireless card. The wireless card works fine in other computers. For some reason, it cannot find any available networks. Several other computers connect to the same router, so that's not the problem.

Is it possible that my computer has a more general hardware issue, maybe with the motherboard, that prevents it from all network connectivity?

I've even tried reinstalling Windows 7, but I get the same error messages.

Thanks for any help!

Answer:Hardware issue that can prevent all network connectivity?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ferv0r


For years, my computer (home theater) had no issues connecting to my home network via the onboard ethernet chip (nForce controller).

Now I get the message that the ethernet cable is unplugged. I tried various fixes, but nothing worked, so I disabled the onboard ethernet and installed a PCI wireless card. The wireless card works fine in other computers. For some reason, it cannot find any available networks. Several other computers connect to the same router, so that's not the problem.

Is it possible that my computer has a more general hardware issue, maybe with the motherboard, that prevents it from all network connectivity?

I've even tried reinstalling Windows 7, but I get the same error messages.

Thanks for any help!


Yes it's entirely possible that the board is having problems. Best way to find out is to clear the cmos on the board. After that uninstall any A/V software that could be blocking the connection. Be sure and return bios settings back to normal. Try to connect again using the wired connection, if it was a board problem it should now connect.

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Imagine the following situation:

User 1 and 2 are on the network.
User 1 utilizes the network. User 2 then utilizes the network as well, sucking away a great deal of bandwidth (if not all) from User 1.

Is there any way around this? Putting limits?
 

Answer:How can you prevent one computer from sucking away all the bandwidth on a network?

IIRC QOS packet schedualling is what you want. although thats about all the help i can offer, i dont have this problem anymore, i did years ago when i was on a 10mbit hub
 

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Going abroad (very soon)I need to read my OE emails while awayCan anyone point me in the right direction, on how to do this.or is there a way to (tempoarily) divert the OE to a Hotmail account ??Alan

Answer:Read Outlook Express emails- abroad??

You can read your e-mails by logging into your account with your ISP, navigate to the e-mail center and read them there. They can be downloaded later by leaving them marked as unread or deleted when you have finished with them.

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Using gmail today i noticed several items in my Gmail web, sent mail folder that I had not sent. They were all from me, to 4 contacts, one of whom got a majority of these messages. They appeared to be sent from Outlook, as I use IMAP, and they each had a winmail.dat file 0k, attached.

Subject said "NOT READ: fwd(etc....)
Or, others were relevent, 'NOT READ: final copy of flyer for reveiw" which i had sent the exact subject heading to this person months ago.

Last suspicious activity was sending a email in outlook to [email protected](DO NOT CLICK) responding to craigslist advertisement.

I unplugged my IMAP service until i figure this out. I had NO ANTIVIRUS CONNECTED AS I JusT RESTORED MY PC.

is it possible 'they' had acces to my very sensitive google docs? files? I changed my Gogle account password immediately, but could it be too late?

ANY HELP ADVICE ON WHAT MY NEXT STEP IS, BESIDES EMAILING MY CONTACTS AND ASKING THEM NOT TO OPEN TONGIHTS EMAILS?
 

Answer:HELP!Outlook sending unknown emails with 'NOT READ:' in sub

Heres what my Gmail Web server looks like. I hid sensitive information.
 

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when I try to open emails just get a white envelope was ok before

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When I read an email and click delete, it is suppose to go into my DELETED folder. When I go to my DELETED folder, all it shows is the unread emails. I am sure I did this by choosing some option when I first set this up....I am new to Outlook but now I can't figure out how to undo it. I want to be able to see my 'read' emails. Thank you for any help you can give this 'older' lady.

Answer:Where are my "read' emails in Outlook 2007

Before we begin are you talking about Microsoft Outlook installed on your computer or Outlook.com the web site?

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Hi,

I wonder if anyone can help me? A colleague of mine is trying to read emails from Hotmail. When the email appears, after the user clicks on the email from the inbox, an error message appears saying 'Microsoft has encountered a problem and needs to close'. This closes Internet Explorer. I then log onto Hotmail as myself and am able to view emails without any problems whilst logged on as the user's Windows XP login.

The user in question uses I.E. Version 6. I have tried deleting temporary Internet files and also cookies. I have also tried restarting the PC and also restarting the default settings on Internet Explorer which hasn't fixed the problem. Do you think upgrading the browser to version 7 would be the best way to fix this issue as the user has said he can access his Hotmail emails from home without any problems?

I would be grateful for any help.
Thanks.
Mark.
 

Answer:User unable to read emails on Hotmail

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Hi! I am able to log in and open the inbox but not able to click on the contents .I am facing this problem since 3-4 days.I am using laptop of hp and window vista is the software .Can anyone give me some suggesyion .thanksDr.Sachin

Answer:can't read emails- hotmail -using window vista

If it was alright before this try doing a restore to the date it worked

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Hi. I am so glad I found this site! I have tried everything!

My trouble is with OutLook Express 6 email.
I am running Windows XP,and IE6.
I can receive emails, but they do not display in the
message box. It is totally blank. I have checked all
my settings with my husband's laptop (in Tools, then Options) and all are the same. The only way I can read
the email, in text only, is to check the "Read" box in the Options that says "read all messages in plain text".
Then the text can only be read as an attachment.
It apprears as if the HTML function is not there any more.

Also, I cannot compose, reply, or forward emails at all.

I hope this makes sense and you can help me.
Please let me know if you need anything else to diagnose
my problem.

And thank you so much for your response.
Pam
 

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I have desktop and laptop computers.I use the same email address on both of them and they gain access through the same router but if I get an email on one computer I cannot then read it on the other. Is there some way to do this or even to copy it to the other one?

Answer:can I read emails received on my othyer computer?

This may help:click here

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I have really messed up this time. I use Win 2000 with OE6 & NAV. I was trying to see why my Windows Explorer said I had 56 MB of stuff in my Deleted emails folder although it showed no messages when I viewed the folder. I used Notepad to open the Deleted.dbx file & there was indeed a large amount of data there. I tried deleting the data but & ultimately ended up erasing the data and re-saving the file. It didn't seem to do anything to the size of the file.

The problem is that now when I look at my Inbox (which I didn't intentionally touch) I only see emails that have come in since I messed with that Deleted folder. All of my older emails are missing. The good news is that the Inbox.dbx still shows a large amount of data so I hope they can be recovered. My best guess is that I have changed the encoding into something that OE can't read. The readable OE folders show ISO encoding; when I re-saved the Deleted folder it didn't offer ISO so I tried ANSI. I have already tried resaving some test files in the other options offered under Notepad but no luck

Please, please tell me how can I recover my older Inbox items & get back to where I was this morning.
 

Answer:Can no longer read saved Inbox emails

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Hello, So hoping I can get this resolved. I've spent days reading on here and haven't had any luck. Here's the problem. I have Windows XP. I guess since I purchased my computer in 03 I have OE3 (I know it's a dinosaur but need to get these emails before I buy my new computer). Out of nowhere all of my emails in my inbox were gone. I finally found them. I put them in a file on my desktop. I have many sub folders...Bill emails, saved emails, etc. They are all dbx files. I can't open any of them. I read stuff about inbox.bak but I don't see that anywhere. Under properties I found the location of each sub file. I then tried to import, but I received a message that OE was open. So, they wouldn't import. I'm not the best at following computer commands but can do okay. So, how can I import and be able to read these messages. I want to save some and delete a lot, but need to read them first. Help!
 

Answer:Help, OE inbox emails are gone, found but can't read or import

How To Backup Outlook Express Email: [The Correct Way]

1. Open Outlook Express
2. click on 'Tools'
3. Goto 'Options'
4. Open 'Maintanance' tab.
5. Goto 'Store Folder' near bottom.
6. Highlight & Right Click & then 'Copy' the Store Folder Location.
7. Close All Open Windows
8. Goto 'Start'
9. Goto 'Run'
10. Right Click & Paste the Store Folder Location you copied in step 6 into 'Run.' Click OK.
11. A new window will open containing the Email Database.
12. Goto 'Edit'
13. Goto 'Select All'
14. Click 'Copy'
15. Close window.
16. Goto 'Desktop' Right Click & Choose 'New Folder'
17. Give the 'new folder' a name such as "OE Email Backup"
18. Open folder "OE Email Backup"
19. Goto 'Edit'
20. Goto 'Paste'
21. Close window.
22. Save Mail folder to a safe location. [suggested temporary location is Desktop]

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Restore Outlook Express Email:

1. Open Outlook Express
2. Goto 'File'
3. Goto 'Import Messages'
4. Select Outlook Express Version 6
5. Click 'Next'
7. Select 'Import Mail From OE6 Store Directory'
8. Click 'OK'
9. Browse to the Location of the saved email folder. [See 22 above]
10. Select 'All Folders'
11. Click 'Next.'
 

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My dad recently got a new laptop to replace his five year old beast. On that five year old beast is thousands upon thousands of very important business emails and legal documents. Naturally, he needs to have access to these emails.

Due to his concerns about getting his new laptop up and running, I didn't get to do the logical thing and transfer his old emails and settings over to his new laptop before he started using it. Now, it's been over a month and his new laptop is quickly accumulating new piles of vital emails.

I need to find a way for him to read his old emails quickly and easily.

He uses Microsoft Outlook. I've got the original computer with all the emails on it as well as his new computer. Can I import his old email into Outlook on his new computer without losing any of his new email or overwriting his new settings? Failing that, is there a way for me to view his emails, as saved by Outlook in .dbx files, in plain text?

Note: this isn't a situation where I can just try something and hope it works. My dad's a lawyer and losing a single email can be roughly equivalent to the end of the world. So I'm not going to do anything experimental like trying to import his old emails just to see if it works unless someone knows for sure that it will.
 

Answer:Read emails in plain text without Outlook

Ah I was going to aim you at a small app that was free but now costs $5 called DBExtract as it will do exactly what you need.

http://www.oehelp.com/DBXtract/Default.aspx

it recovers the emails into a text file, sadly leaves the header and footer info ( email server info etc in the text file )


Worth a look at the app anyhow, their maybe an older free version still knocking around on the net.
 

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Trying to update windows xp but keep getting error message that reads...."Error. Network policy settings prevent you from using Windows Update to download an install updates." What should i do?
 

Answer:Error message reads: Network polocies prevent......

Do you have administrative rights?

If you go into Control Panel > Users. Under your description are you an Administrator?

Sorry, I'm logged into Ubuntu at the moment so I can't give you a walk-through on how to get to the Users section of Control Panel... but you sound like a clever guy.
 

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Is there a way to prevent Windows 7 from searching networks as it starts-up? One of my pc's is not always connected and I seem to see that when I boot I see that it takes some minutes before I can use the pc because the network tray icon is busy --searching for network connections.

Can this be done...? Can you guys help me out please...

This is on a Windows 7 x32 pc.

Thank you
 

Answer:Disable/prevent network connections search during start-up

Just disable your LAN
 

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Hi!

In our company, we are using Windows 7 and my goal is to prevent users (also administrators) of specific workstations from running executables which are located on mapped network drives (servers).

I tried different things (e.g. Software Restriction Policies or Applocker => in both cases I tried the UNC address as well as the drive letter to set up the rules) but nothing worked.

I would really appreciate any suggestions.

Kind regards,
Rickson1982

Answer:Prevent executables from running on mapped network drives

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Rickson1982


Hi!

In our company, we are using Windows 7 and my goal is to prevent users (also administrators) of specific workstations from running executables which are located on mapped network drives (servers).

I tried different things (e.g. Software Restriction Policies or Applocker => in both cases I tried the UNC address as well as the drive letter to set up the rules) but nothing worked.

I would really appreciate any suggestions.

Kind regards,
Rickson1982


Rickson1982, welcome to the windows 7 forum.

As mapped drives are just another letter in the drive listing, I don't believe that you can prevent users, especially administrators from running programs that reside on the mapped drive. If you could then all they would have to do would be to copy the executable to their local drive and run it from there.

Removing administrators rights is a tricky wicket because you might not be able to reverse changes.

you could go to the server where the maps are located and change the permissions on each of the executables.

outside of that, I am not sure why you want to do this.. Take them off the share if that's a problem.

Rich

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Hi
Is there a way to disable network setting changing with administrator account?
making account as limited user will not do the trick user must remain as administrator. local security policies? registry? any idea?

Answer:Prevent network setting changing with admin account?

Have a look at making them a power user, rather then an administrator. Then apply your group policy and it should do the trick.

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I work for a small phone company. We have about 800 DSL customers. Last night one of our customers got denial of service attacked due to pissing someone off on Xbox Live.

This caused our whole network to crash. We have 200Mb/s from our ISP for our customers and it was maxed out because of it. I isolated the destination address on our network and had the ISP make a rule in our router that took all the traffic sent to that IP address and redirected it to nowhere. This fixed the problem.

So my question is are there any ways to prevent this? Our internet router connected to our ISP is a Cisco 4948E. I read online that Cisco IOS has a few ways to help prevent this? But I am not fluent in Cisco and our router is managed by our ISP so they would be making any changes to the router.

Any ideas on how to prevent this in the future?
 

Answer:Anyway to prevent DOS attacks on a network caused by Xbox Live?

BGP Flowspec
https://www.nanog.org/sites/default/files/wed.general.trafficdiversion.serodio.10.pdf

Find out if your ISP offer a DDoS detection and mitigation service. What it does in a nutshell is once an attack towards your network is detected it uses BGP to route your traffic within their cloud through their scrubber farm which forwards legitimate traffic but scrub/filter bad traffic.
 

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MS Outlook 2007 automatically deletes emails once they are read. The only way to save them is to move them to a folder other than the inbox. I felt there was probably a setting for this but I have been unable to find it. My older version of Outlook did not do this and I am at a loss. Thanks!!
 

Answer:Solved: Outlook 2007 deleting read emails

Hi JARUKA
Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

Are the messages appearing in the Deleted Items folder?

In Outlook 2007, set your view to this:
View > Current View > Messages
Do you see the Read messages now?
Let us know what you find.
 

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Hi..this is a problem that has only developed today. A quick message said that 1 to 18 messages downloaded, but I was unable to read or see them. A relative was asked to send me an email and this too could not be read. I am using Win XP. Would appreciate any assistance. Thanks..Ray

Answer:Unable to read downloaded emails ..Outlook Express

Hi..problem solved. With several hundred emails in the Inbox did not notice that the downloaded emails were randomly distributed. After wasting much time checked on "View" then "Sort by" and found out that original settings had changed. All OK

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I received an email from a friend last Saturday. I read it on Sunday from my Outlook inbox but did nothing with it. On Monday I went to reply but it had disappeared. I have repeatedly checked deleted items and everywhere else in Outlook and can't find it. Someone else who used my laptop on Sunday denies having done anything with the email. Can it have really disappeared without human intervention?
Thanks in anticipation....

Answer:Can read emails in Outlook 2007 automatically disappear?

Depending on your email provider, and the Outlook settings, you may still be able to access the email on the provider's webmail page. For example, if you read BT emails through Outlook, going to BT.com and logging in there will show all emails received. BUT, if Outlook is not setup to leave mail on the server, they may not be there.

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Hi
I have Windows Mail, and until just recently if I deleted an email that had been read, I could still go on to find it in the Deleted Items Folder.
Now, for some unknown reason, this has stopped happening. If I HAVE read an email, and go on to delete it to make room for incoming mail, then that message just disappears into thin ice.
On the other hand, if I delete an UNREAD message, it automatically can be found in the Deleted Items Folder.
Can anyone help me; it's so puzzling
Thanks

Answer:READ EMAILS AREN'T STORED IN DELETED FOLDER

See the post by Brink auto delete

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Hello,

Is it possible to set a security feature on an email so that the receiver can not mark the message as unread once the message was opened. I had this happen to me with several emails from another outlook user. We work on the same server.

Once I opened the emails, I was not able to close them and mark as unread. Within an hour the property was removed. I trying to figure out how this happened. Thanks in advance for any insight.

 

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I must have inadvertently altered the configuration but even though the monitor bar that pops up when you click on the read/send button, indicates there are emails, they do not show in the In box nor any other box. I have the latest version OECan anyone please guide me.

Answer:Unable to read incoming emails in Outlook Express

The easiest way will be to go into OE, tools, accounts, mail and set up a new account using your details from the ISP - then delete the one that is thereclick here click here

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Since I received the spam email from business review, which resulted in 4 virus alerts from AVG, my computer has been running slow. Suddenly today I am only able to read the last three days of my emails, although the inbox folder indicates nearly 800K of saved files.

I am using Windows 98 Second Edition
I have loaded the outlook 6 upgrade from microsoft.

I have copied over the inbox file as a backup, but don't know how to read this.

Help!?
 

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When using Outlook Express (Note: EXPRESS, not MS Outlook) I often use the 'Find' function to search for old sent or received emails. However I'm not able to open the emails from this feature (message reads: 'Message could not be Displayed - Check your comp for low memory or low disc space'). I have plenty of both - I'm using a near new comp with 80GB hard drive, only 35GB of which is used. I have 2GB of RAM with 1GB or more of head room when running usual applications.

This is a time-wasting hassle, as I need to write down the date and time the email was sent, close the find box, then search for the email chronologically. If that's not the one I was looking for I have to do the same thing all over again.

Would this have anything to do with the size of my Outlook Express folder, which has about 7GB of emails stored.
 

Answer:Can't Read Emails from Search List on Outlook Express

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I can open my hotmail (msn) account but cannot open the emails listed in my inbox, move to a different section, delete mail or write new messages. It is all totally frozen. I have run my Norton AntiVirus, but it comes up clear. I think someone has hacked into my account and is using it to send out emails under my name because for the last week or so I have had some mail returned that I never sent... for things like Viagra.
 

Answer:Cannot open, read, delete or move emails in hotmail

Any help out there?
 

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