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April 9, 2014

Jonathan Tobin: Why Did Kerry Lie About Israeli Blame?

Samuel G. Freedman: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Jessica Ivins: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Kim Giles: Asking for help is not weakness

Kathy Kristof and Barbara Hoch Marcus: 7 Great Growth Israeli Stocks

Matthew Mientka: How Beans, Peas, And Chickpeas Cleanse Bad Cholesterol and Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

Sabrina Bachai: 5 At-Home Treatments For Headaches

The Kosher Gourmet by Daniel Neman Have yourself a matzo ball: The secrets bubby never told you and recipes she could have never imagined

April 8, 2014

Lori Nawyn: At Your Wit's End and Back: Finding Peace

Susan B. Garland and Rachel L. Sheedy: Strategies Married Couples Can Use to Boost Benefits

David Muhlbaum: Smart Tax Deductions Non-Itemizers Can Claim

Jill Weisenberger, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E : Before You Lose Your Mental Edge

Dana Dovey: Coffee Drinkers Rejoice! Your Cup Of Joe Can Prevent Death From Liver Disease

Chris Weller: Electric 'Thinking Cap' Puts Your Brain Power Into High Gear

The Kosher Gourmet by Marlene Parrish A gift of hazelnuts keeps giving --- for a variety of nutty recipes: Entree, side, soup, dessert

April 4, 2014

Rabbi David Gutterman: The Word for Nothing Means Everything

Charles Krauthammer: Kerry's folly, Chapter 3

Amy Peterson: A life of love: How to build lasting relationships with your children

John Ericson: Older Women: Save Your Heart, Prevent Stroke Don't Drink Diet

John Ericson: Why 50 million Americans will still have spring allergies after taking meds

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of April 2014

Stacy Rapacon: Great Mutual Funds for Young Investors

Sarah Boesveld: Teacher keeps promise to mail thousands of former students letters written by their past selves

The Kosher Gourmet by Sharon Thompson Anyone can make a salad, you say. But can they make a great salad? (SECRETS, TESTED TECHNIQUES + 4 RECIPES, INCLUDING DRESSINGS)

April 2, 2014

Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

Dan Barry: Should South Carolina Jews be forced to maintain this chimney built by Germans serving the Nazis?

Mayra Bitsko: Save me! An alien took over my child's personality

Frank Clayton: Get happy: 20 scientifically proven happiness activities

Susan Scutti: It's Genetic! Obesity and the 'Carb Breakdown' Gene

Lecia Bushak: Why Hand Sanitizer May Actually Harm Your Health

Stacy Rapacon: Great Funds You Can Own for $500 or Less

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Ways to Save on Home Decor

The Kosher Gourmet by Steve Petusevsky Exploring ingredients as edible-stuffed containers (TWO RECIPES + TIPS & TECHINQUES)

Jewish World Review

Wilderness Internet is costly, slow; Windows Vista Service Pack 2 problems

By Steve Alexander






JewishWorldReview.com | (MCT) QUESTION: In early February, our Comcast service went out, affecting our TV, phone and computer connections for about five minutes. Since then I can't send emails from Windows Live Mail. However, I can still receive e-mails, and have no other Internet connectivity problems. What do you suggest?

—Barb Lohmann, Plymouth, Minn.

ANSWER: It sounds as if your computer isn't connected to Comcast's outgoing email server. This could have been caused by the service outage, some unrelated PC configuration issue or by changes Comcast has made in the way it handles email.

If the service outage disrupted your connection to Comcast's outgoing email server (called the SMTP, or Simple Mail Transfer Protocol server), you may have to call Comcast's help desk to get it reconnected.

But try a couple of other things first. Sometimes PC configuration issues, such as your computer having the wrong date and time settings, can interrupt Windows Live Mail. For a list of common configuration problems, see Microsoft's forums at http://tinyurl.com/a5anlyl.

Another possible source of disruption is security changes Comcast recently made that affect sending email. To comply with these changes, you'll need to change some PC settings to shift your outgoing email from the PC's "port 25" to its "port 465." (These "ports" are software, not physical objects.) See "To configure your Windows Live Mail client" on Comcast's website, at http://tinyurl.com/ano2a4z.

Q: When my laptop goes to sleep, it loses its connection to my home Wi-Fi network. If I unplug the Wi-Fi router's electrical cord, then plug it back in, the laptop reconnects again. Any idea how to fix this?

—Ann Bodensteiner, Edina, Minn.

A: You can change the settings on your PC so it doesn't go to sleep. Go to "Start," click "Control Panel" and select "Power Options." On the following menu, see whether the "balanced" or "power saver" options are checked; next to the one that's checked, click "change plan settings." Next to "put the computer to sleep" is a drop-down menu; from the list select "Never," then click "save changes."

Q: When I typed in the Web address for the Kindle e-reader software that you wrote about, it didn't work. Why?

—Gene Amendola, Riverbank, Calif.

A: The TinyURL addresses I use in the column only work if they're typed on the Web address line of your browser. If you instead type them into a search engine, they won't work.

Why? The TinyURLs aren't real Web page addresses, so search engines can't find them.

Then how do they work? They take you to the TinyURL.com website, where the TinyURL address you typed is translated into the real Web page address.

Why do it this way? Real Web addresses are often too long to print.

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Previously:



She can't send e-mail but still receives it; laptop loses wifi connection when asleep
Push to talk aboard ship; retrieve deleted text messages from an iPhone, when on and off
Using email to send iPad text messages; photo recovery program for camera card that has become corrupt
How to avoid getting more spam e-mail
How to solve PC problems from afar; import old e-mails into the Thunderbird e-mail program
Apple iPad ready to travel
How to add software to a diskless PC
Connecting a new PC to an older printer



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