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Mondays News Letter Tips.
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1. Clean Up The Temp Directory.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_and_answer/IF00316.htm


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2. Check Your Windows XP BOOT.INI File.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_and_answer/IF00317.htm


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3. Adding a Website to your Trusted Sites in Internet Explorer 7.0.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_and_answer/IF00318.htm


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4. Stop Internet Explorerís Annoying Clicking Sound. 7.0.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_and_answer/IF00319.htm


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5. Windows XP Restore Point Problems.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_and_answer/IF00320.htm


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6. Turn Off Script Reporting Errors In IE 6.0.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_and_answer/IF00321.htm


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Do you know what ports were open?

If not do the following to check your Windows 2000 or XP PC.

Click on Start and select Run. Type in cmd and press the OK button. When the dos window opens type in the following command and press enter.

netstat -an

You will get a list of all open ports on the PC.

Important: An open port is not necessarily dangerous!

You are only at risk if the program using the port contains harmful code. So there is no reason to close all ports in your system. In fact without your ports being open, the internet simply wouldn't work!

An open port is not an autonomous object, and should not be considered as something which can be destroyed by closing it. If a port is open on your computer, it means that there is an active program using this port number to communicate with other computers on the web. A port isn't opened by the operating system, it's opened by a specific program wanting to use it.

To close a port, it's usually only necessary to shut down the program holding the port open. On some ports it's enough to tell the program or service that the port should not be opened. A good example is the Microsoft Internet Information Services in Windows 2000 and Windows XP. If installed, they open three ports automatically: 21, 25 and 80. Port 21 is the FTP server, port 25 the SMTP server (email server) and port 80 the webserver for http.

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Wednesdays News Letter Tips.

1. You Can No Longer Click On The Link And Have It Take You To The Website.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_and_answer/IF00322.htm


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2. Skip Re-Activation When you Reinstall Windows XP.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_and_answer/IF00323.htm


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3. Disable The Welcome Screen OR The Classic Prompt.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_and_answer/IF00324.htm


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4. New Windows in Internet Explorer Open Partially Off the Screen.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_and_answer/IF00325.htm


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5. Performing a Clean Boot in Windows XP.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_and_answer/IF00326.htm


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Hardware And Software Vendor Phone List, A-K See IF01051
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Hardware And Software Vendor Phone List, L-P See IF01052
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Hardware And Software Vendor Phone List, Q-Z See IF01053
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IF01101 How Can I Stop Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) from opening documents in the IE.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_of_the_week/IF01101.htm


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IF01102 I am unable to see full amount of a new hard drive I bought and installed.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_of_the_week/IF01102.htm


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IF01103 Is Your Computer Running Slowly?
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_of_the_week/IF01103.htm


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IF01104 My Web Browser Has Been Hijacked.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_of_the_week/IF01104.htm


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IF01105 How Do I Enable / Disable Or Delete Internet Cookies?
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_of_the_week/IF01105.htm


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IF01106 How Do I Prevent Windows Messenger Pop-ups?
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_of_the_week/IF01106.htm


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IF01107 How Do I Stop Pop-up Or Pop-under Internet Ads?
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_of_the_week/IF01107.htm


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IF01108 How Do I Enable And Or Disable The Microsoft Windows XP Firewall?
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_of_the_week/IF01108.htm


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IF01109 You Canít Find A Lost Windows Product Key?
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_of_the_week/IF01109.htm


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IF01110 Hyperlinks Not Working In Internet Explorer 6.0.
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_of_the_week/IF01110.htm


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IF01111 Your Windows Installer Could Not Be Accessed Error (Windows XP).
http://www.internetfixes.com/question_of_the_week/IF01111.htm

 

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