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Newsletter Index - 2009

12/13, Merry Christmas!; Happy Hanukkah!; Happy Kwanzaa!; Happy New Year!,  Web Search Tips,  How to Use PC to Protect Yourself From Scammers; Gadget Gift Guide; Tips & Tricks:  Make Programs Always Open Maximized; Tips & Tricks:  Undo Keyboard Shortcut, Program Version Numbers

12/6, Chanukkah; Pearl Harbor Day; Holiday Shopping: 100 Home-Made Gift Ideas; Microsoft Fix it Solution Center; Online Guide to Birds, Online Shopping Safety Tips,  How to Spot a Holiday Scam -- and Find Genuine Bargains; Tips & Tricks:  Five Online Shopping Sites That Will Save You Money, How Do Spammers Get My Email Address?; Change Your Home Page

11/15, Thanksgiving; Web MD Symptom Checker; Old Wives’ Tales; Localti.me, Create an Additional User Account,  Internal Revenue Service Scam; Tips & Tricks: Internet Explorer Menu Bar, Change Desktop Wallpaper

11/8, Veteran’s Day; Cheapism; Typing Lessons-Online; Classic Magic,  Skins, Turn Off Windows Sounds,  Sports Scams, The Windows Key

11/1, Send a Care Package to a Soldier; Child Proofing Tips; BBC World Service; Car Rentals; Is This a Scam,  Tech Support Tips,  Phishing; Tips & Tricks:  Search a Website, Restore Volume Icon

10/25, Happy Halloween; All Saints Day; First Aid Advice; Tipping Guide; DoItYourself,  Standby or Hibernate?, Keep Your Hard Drive in Good Condition,  Identity Theft: Latest Tricks and Techniques, Tips & Tricks:  Internet Explorer:  Scroll Bar Trick, Colorful Title Bars

10/18, Macaroni & Cheese Recipes; BankFox; WhitePages; Laundry Stain Treatments; Halloween, Make Your Computer Easier to See,  Rescue Scams Trap Homeowners, Tips & Tricks:  Internet Explorer:  Full Screen Mode, Taskbar or Toolbar?

10/11, Columbus Day; October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month; Redwoods; The Heart Information Center,  Adjust Vista Display for Better Performance,  Cell Phone Scams and How to Avoid Them, Tips & Tricks:  Alphabetize the Start Menu, Rename Multiple Files

10/4, Eggless Cooking; Motor Mouths; SkinDeep; Repayment Calculator,  Windows Vista Flip, Top 24 People Search Sites and Email Address Directories,  Spot a Work at Home Scam, Navigate the Start Menu with the Keyboard

9/27, Yom Kippur; Sukkot; Ten Quick Headache Cures; NatureFind, Backing Up to a USB Drive,  5 Biggest Home Repair Rip-offs, Tips & Tricks:  Create a Keyboard Shortcut to Open a Program, Vista Menu:  The Right Pane

9/20, Yom Kippur; Fuel Economy; How to Remove a Splinter; Reverse Dictionary; Postal Code Lookup, Backing Up Your Files,  Ten Tips for Creating Secure Passwords, Tips & Tricks:  Google Tips, Plain Text vs. HTML

9/13, Today is National Grandparents’ Day; Rosh Hashanah; Swine Flu; How to Plant a Tree; Ten Quick Headache Cures, Windows Vista:  Changing and Arranging Desktop Icons,  U.S. Census  Be Cooperative, But Cautious; Get to the Desktop, Error Message - Page Cannot Be Found

8/9, Lowe's Video & Project Center; How to Do Basic First Aid; The Phrase Finder; SuperCook; Footbo; Flowers, Windows XP Display Properties,  Avoid Identity Theft When Disposing of an Old Computer; Tips & Tricks:  Customize the Start Menu, Organize Your Programs; Buy or Fix?; Genealogy Online; Microsoft Word - Double Spacing

8/2, Aging in the Know; Hoax-Slayer; Lgdtxtr; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online:  15.  Free Spyware Remover, How Spyware Works, Windows Vista:  Turn Off IE Sounds;   Turn Off System Sounds;   Windows Vista:  Turn Off Startup Sound;  Turn Off Web Page Sounds

7/26, BookSeer; This Day in History; Golf on Long Island; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online:  14.  Read Free eBooks,  LightScribe, Using CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs,  New Scam Warning:  Discount Medical Cards; Tips & Tricks:  Changing Folder Names, Moving the Taskbar; Locking the Taskbar

7/19, Hotelicopter; All Cars Electric; BrainBashers!; Send a Fax for Free; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online:  13.  Free Music Downloads, The Difference Between Save and Save As,  Don’t Get Hooked by a Phishing Scam, Tips & Tricks:  Email:  Add a Sender to the Address Book, Creating Program Shortcuts

7/12, Hearing Aids; RoyaList Online; Glowtxt; Fruit & Veggies Matter; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online:  12. Watch Free Movies Online, Show Headers and Footers on Printed Web Pages,  Spyware Removal;  Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:   25. Avoid "Me Too" Messages, Missing Recycle Bin

6/21, History Of Father's Day; Fatherville; Independence Day; Superminder; Fancast; FactBook; Healthy Homes; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online:  11. Check Out RetailMeNot, Save a Web Page,  Special Feature:  Avoiding Spyware, Tips & Tricks:  Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:   24. Compress Files Before Sending Them, Special Feature:  Printing This Newsletter, Access a Wireless Network; Installing a Printer without Disks

6/14, Flag Day; The Nourishing Gourmet; Chess; Top Toys for Kids; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online:  10.  Look for Free Printable Coupons, Speed Up a Slow Computer – Detect and Repair Disk Errors,  The Effects of Spyware; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:   23. How to Put That in Writing; Downloading and Installing New Fonts

6/7, Garden; Virtual Tours of Historic Britain; Bikely; UCompareHealthcare; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online:  9. Shop Locally,  Speed Up a Slow Computer – Optimize Display Settings,  Malware; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:   22. Where to Put Your Signature, Creating a New Folder; Disable User Account Control in Windows Vista

5/31, How to Garden Guide; Free Shipping; Public Radio Fan; Shutterfly; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online:  8. Shop Online, Online Shopping with Comparison Shopping Search Engines,  Undo, Speed Up a Slow Computer – Disable Indexing Services,  How to Avoid Spyware; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:   21. When in Doubt, End Emails with "Thanks", Internet Abbreviations

5/17, Memorial Day; May Is Driver Safety Month; Digital TV Transition; Green Cleaners; Recipe Bridge; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online:  7. Shop Online, Online Shopping Search Engines, Speed Up a Slow Computer – Defrag,  Don’t Get Hooked by a Phishing Scam; Speak To Me; Microsoft Word: Using Ctrl Drag to Copy; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:   20. Set Your System Clock Right; Keyboard Shortcut:  Recently Used Documents in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Word: Non Breaking Space

5/10, Freshome; How to Eat Sushi; Birds of the World; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online:  6. Check for Amazon Coupons,  Add the CPU Meter Gadget to the Windows Vista Sidebar, Speed Up a Slow Computer – Disable Unnecessary Windows Services,  Important Reminder – Antivirus Auto Scans; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:   19. How to Avoid Embarrassing Emails, Increase Email Text Size

5/3, Mothers Day; Cinco de Mayo; National Pet Week; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online:  5. The Best Sites for Cheap Flights, Speed Up a Slow Computer – Turn Off Auto Start Programs - MSCONFIG,  Spam and Phishing Attacks: Attackers Prey on Fears of Swine Flu Pandemic; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:   18. Catch Typos by Printing Your Emails, Disable Antivirus for New Program Setup

4/26, Wildlife Conservation Society; Great Backyard Landscaping Ideas; How to Use a Sewing Machine; ZipSkinny; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online  4. Organize your Travel Plans, Speed Up a Slow Computer – Turn Off Auto Start Programs,  Secure Passwords; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:   17. Be Careful with Irony in Emails, Stop Slow WebPages

4/19, Earth Day; When; The Seven Wonders of the Modern World; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online  3.  Mapquest Road Trip Planner,  The Windows Desktop, Speed Up a Slow Computer - Uninstall Unused Programs,  Protect Your Computer from Spyware:  Windows Defender for Vista; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:   16. Do Not Write in All Caps, Internet Explorer 8 Toolbar Buttons

4/5, Passover; Easter; April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month; Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online  2.  Looking for a cheaper cell phone plan?,  Alert Box, Speed Up a Slow Computer - Clean the Desktop,  Keylogger; All About Restore Points; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:  15. Resize Pictures Before Inserting Them in Emails

3/29, Fifteen Ways to Save Money Online  1. Find Cheap Gas Using the Web; April Fool’s Day; Cat Care; Japanese Gardens,  Customize, or Turn Off, the Windows Sidebar, Outlook Express Error Message,  Email Spoofing; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:  14. Use Acronyms Sparingly, Rename a File

3/22, Time Maps; Printer Manuals; Coloring Pages; What's Inside My Computer?,  Use the Notes Gadget in the Windows Vista Sidebar, Cleaning Up Your Hard Disk: Defrag the Hard Drive,  Protect Yourself from Phishing Scams; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette: 13. Punctuation Matters; in Emails Too, Keeping Digital Camera Batteries Fresh

3/15, St. Patricks Day; Health Square; Newseum; PDF Online,  Add Gadgets to the Sidebar in Windows Vista, Cleaning Up Your Hard Disk: Empty the Recycle Bin,  Beware the Neighborly Charity Fraud; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:     12. Talk About One Subject per Email Message

3/8, Zooborns; Still Tasty; Wordsmith; SketchUp,  The Windows Sidebar in Windows Vista, Cleaning Up Your Hard Disk: Delete Restore Points,  Watch out for Phony Donation Boxes; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:     11. Ask Before You Send Huge Attachments, Open a Jammed CD/DVD Drive

3/1, National Women's History Month; Weatherbug; Thesaurus; The World’s Healthiest Foods,  Keystroke Logging, Cleaning Up Your Hard Disk: Remove Unused Applications,  Tips to Protect Against Identity Theft; Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:     10. Let People Know Their Mail Has Been Received, Microsoft Word:  Red, Green and Blue Squiggles; Product Review – Video Professor

2/22, Mardi Gras; Ash Wednesday; Today in History; Google Directory of Health and Medicine,  The C Drive, Cleaning Up Your Hard Disk: Remove Unnecessary Windows Components,  Medical Identity Theft;  Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:  9. Use Current Antivirus Software, Serial Number

2/8, Abraham Lincoln: Collected Works; Valentine’s Day; Presidents Day; Encyclopedia Mythica,  Cookies, Cleaning Up Your Hard Disk: Windows Disk Cleanup,  Ten Valuable Tips to Beat the Scammers; Tips & Tricks:  Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:   8. Don't Forward Hoaxes, Fix a Scratched CD

2/1, Facebook; Groundhog Day; Black History Month,  Browser, Create and Save Your First Spreadsheet,  A Bad Economy is Good for Scammers: Phantom Mortgage Scams; Tips & Tricks:  Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:   7. Send Plain Text Email, Not Fancy HTML, The End Key

1/25, Braingle; Wise Geek; Behind the Names; Children’s Literature Web Guide,  Bookmarks and Favorites, Copy or Move Files or Folders,  A Bad Economy is Good for Scammers: Bait-and-Switch Scams; Tips & Tricks:  Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:  6. Clean Up Emails Before Forwarding Them; Temporary E-mail Addresses

1/18, Martin Luther King Jr.; Inauguration Day; Online Translator; Medline Plus, All About Fonts,  A Bad Economy is Good for Scammers: Mortgage Scams; Tips & Tricks:  Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:  5. Write Perfect Subject Lines

1/11, Fruit and Veggie Guru; Swing Era Radio Shows; Classmates; Science Hack, Minimizing Spam - Report Spam,  A Bad Economy is Good for Scammers: Gas Saver Scam; Tips & Tricks:  Twenty Five Most Important Rules of Email Etiquette:  4. Keep Emails Short;    Computer Don’t’s, Disposing of Old Computer Equipment