Make your Gmail compose box a separate window from your inbox with one easy step! Continue reading
Paul from Maplewood, MN asks
Why do I sometimes get e-mails that are not addressed to me? In the To: line in the e-mail header is a e-mail address totally different from my own for a different e-mail client.
Why do you get emails that aren’t addressed to you? You’ll be glad to know it isn’t because of
I use Incredimail as my e-mail program. My question is, is there a way to uninstall Outlook Express? I can’t find a uninstall program for it. I use XP home.
Outlook Express is an email program that comes preinstalled with Windows XP. Not everyone likes Outlook Express, however, and they
The WorldStart newsletter is delivered via email, and replies to it arrive in one of several inboxes that I monitor each day. When a response is called for, I reply, in an often vain attempt to answer readers’ questions. Some of the replies to the newsletter are, to
Are you becoming familiar with e-mails stating “The following recipient(s) could not be reached” or “Delivery Status Notification (Failure)?” Have you seen multiple copies of such e-mails numbering in the tens, hundreds, maybe even thousands, flood your inbox with no idea as to how, or why, they are being sent to you? If you answered yes to these questions, then you are unfortunately the victim of what is commonly known as “backscatter.” Continue reading
Email can be a lot of pressure. Anyone who has gone to work on a Monday morning and faced an inbox full of emails that require attention will agree with me. Since procrastination is a favorite human pastime, most people don’t want to reply to the e-mails received right away. In fact, most of us don’t even want to open them to see what is inside.
Thankfully… Continue reading
At one time or another, many of us need to share a file or two with
somebody, and often the attachment size limits put in place by most
email providers make this task difficult, if not impossible. As we all
know, file sizes have been increasing steadily for quite some time.
Even a regular PDF document or a PowerPoint presentation can easily
surpass 10-20 MB nowadays. There are… Continue reading
John from Provo, Utah, writes:
How do you make a custom e-mail desktop shortcut for Gmail?
The first thing that you want to do is make a shortcut to gMail on your desktop. Open your gMail inbox using whatever browser you like to use. Now right-click on the contents of the address bar and left-click on Copy. Continue reading
Dale from OR asks:
I can receive email messages with no problem in Outlook, but all my outgoing email stays in my Outbox and won’t send. Can you help?
Despite possibly being the world’s most ubiquitous e-mail program, Microsoft’s Outlook e-mail client is not without its flaws. Now in its 14th iteration
Windows Live Essentials 2011 is a suite of free productivity programs that are available for download from Microsoft. They were designed to meet the basic needs of a modern PC user, because they provide a quick and easy to use way to accomplish a variety of essential tasks. Continue reading
If you use Outlook for appointments or reminders, I’m sure you’ve seen the Reminders Window on more than one occasion.
(Yes – mine is empty. Must mean that I’m all caught up, right? Yeah, right – I wish…)
Anyway, I know that I’m not the only one who has accidentally closed that thing before I meant to
I have someone I e-mail a lot, and I get tired of opening and closing Outlook. Is there any way to e-mail someone without having to do that?
If you want to e-mail a certain person quickly without opening and closing your e-mail client (such as Gmail or Outlook), there is one way you can do it, and that is by creating an e-mail shortcut for the person on your desktop. It’s easy; here’s how: Continue reading
I sometimes want to send a PDF file doc by email, but with selected pages only, not the whole thing. Is it possible to do that?
Extracting Selected Pages from a PDF Document
In recent years, the PDF document file format has become the standard to use when sending any manner of documents via e-mail or preparing them for download through the
The Send/Receive button in my Outlook 2007 is on the right side. Can you please tell me how to move it to the left side?
Georgia, as you can see below, my Send/Receive button is near the center of the toolbar. To move it, begin by right clicking on the toolbar and then select Customize from the menu.… Continue reading
Does your day begin with an hour or more commute to work sitting in a bus, train, or taxi? Perhaps you’re flying across country (or to another country) on a business trip, with many, many hours to be spent in flight en route to your destination. Or maybe you’re planning a multi-day road trip in your own car, for a meet up with friends and family back home. Then again… Continue reading
You know that person who e-mails everything so efficiently using distribution lists?
And… what are you doing?
Choosing each person individually for each message you send?
Maybe you’re searching out a previously sent message that went to the right group of people, creating a forward message, clearing out the old content of the message and then composing the new e-mail?… Continue reading
Most people still rely on their email when it comes to sharing files with their friends or colleagues. However, free email providers usually have restrictions on the file size of attachments. For example, Gmail will not allow you to send files larger than 10 Mb.
GE.TT is a website which is built just for such folks. Although there are many file sharing websites on the internet, usually… Continue reading
Kristin, from Indianapolis asks:
In the past, when wanting send photos by email using XP, I used to right click and get a dialogue box which handled the job with one click. I can’t seem to find a similar system in windows7. Can you please help?
How to E-mail Photos in Windows 7 via Right Click
With the release of Windows… Continue reading
A lot of us use Gmail as our main email provider. I do, and as a result my inbox is full to overflowing. It makes it difficult to just “skim” through my inbox to find certain messages.
Sure, there’s a search feature up at the top, but what if I need to get more specific?
Like really specific?
Well… Continue reading
How to Setup Email Reminders And Follow Up on Earlier Email
Do you forget to follow up on emails because it’s becoming impossible to remember each and every message thread that hits your inbox every day? Are you looking for a simple solution which will let you set up email reminders in your Gmail account?
Well, here is a very nifty online service called… Continue reading
There may be situations when you want to send the same email message to multiple people at once. Sending the same message to a handful of contacts is easy, just separate all the email addresses with a comma in the To: box. Gmail users can get this done in a few seconds without having to remember the email address of the recipients. Just type the first few letters of the… Continue reading
Do you use more than one feature of MS Outlook on a daily basis?
Maybe you like to have the Inbox right there for quick information but at the same time you need access to your calendar almost as often.
Tired of switching from one to the other?
I know that in the past, we’ve covered using the Ctrl key to… Continue reading
I use Gmail on a daily basis for both work and personal duties. Thing is, that looking at Gmail’s same old interface day after day is pretty boring. That’s why today we’re going to learn how to change its look.
It’s super easy!
First, go to Gmail.com and log into your account. Now click Settings in the upper right-hand corner of the… Continue reading
There are situations when you may want to find all the big emails stored in your Gmail inbox. Although Gmail provides 7 Gigabytes of free space to all its users, sometimes you may end up discovering that only a few megabytes of space are remaining. If you have been using Gmail since the service was launched, chances are that your email inbox is full of attachments or documents you don’t… Continue reading
I don’t know about you, but I tend to go through my e-mail messages and then “sort” them. You know, delete it or move it to some folder or another.
When moving messages, I simply drag and drop them into their new location using the folder list.
The problem is that I inevitably drop some into the wrong location.
Usually I… Continue reading
Have you ever left your computer logged into Windows and suddenly remembered you did so when you were far away from your computer? What’s worse, have you ever kept it logged on when you knew there were going to be many people around the computer’s vicinity and you were going to be away for a while? This scenario certainly could end badly. People could search your computer for files and… Continue reading
Dennis from Tarpon Springs, FL asks:
Is there a way to use Outlook Express 6 with Win7, or is there an e-mail program similar to OE6 that can be used with Win7?
While certainly not the most sophisticated e-mail client, Outlook Express has achieved quite a following throughout the years, if for no other reason than its sheer ubiquity, having been bundled with every… Continue reading