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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

The mystery of the disappearing email; reader didn't follow directions

By Steve Alexander






JewishWorldReview.com | (MCT) QUESTION: I received nine emails with photos from a relative in Puerto Rico. When I opened the first one, it suddenly disappeared from view. I thought that I had inadvertently deleted it in some way and checked in the "trash" file, but it wasn't there. So I went back to the "inbox" to open the second email, and to my surprise, none of the eight remaining emails were there. But all other emails I had received were still there, and my computer is otherwise working perfectly. What happened?

—Andy Fuertes, Miami

ANSWER: I suspect that a computer glitch at your email provider caused your email to disappear.

While your email provider is Bellsouth.net, it is owned by AT&T, which in turn outsources its consumer email accounts to Yahoo. Yahoo's email software was upgraded in April, and following that there were scattered reports of people mysteriously losing email from their accounts.

You can take your particular problem directly to Yahoo by typing in "email is disappearing" at Yahoo's Answers site, at http://tinyurl.com/bp2omd9. You'll be asked to sign in to your email, then allowed to describe your problem in more detail.

Yahoo also offers a help page for people who have lost emails, at http://tinyurl.com/d9p96u3, that suggests ways to search your other email folders for missing messages. It also tells you what to do if you believe your email account has been hacked.

Q: I had problems with your explanation two weeks ago of how to get rid of the browser hijacking program "start.search.us.com." When I went to the website you recommended and downloaded the "free" software there, it turned out to be software that cost me $30 and showed that I had 553 errors on my computer. When I called to "activate" the software, a technician urged me to pay another $200 to clean up the computer problems.

When recommending software, you should check out these people.

—Dewayne Moss, Mishawaka, Ind.

A: I'm afraid you downloaded the wrong software, but it's partly my fault. I should have warned readers that these free advice websites are often cluttered with advertisements for related software, not all of it reputable. As a result, it's easy to click on the wrong software download, as I believe you did. I apologize for that.

The free download on the website I suggested, at http://tinyurl.com/cpgldyn, is the legitimate free program Malwarebytes. A safer way for you to download the software is to go to http://tinyurl.com/blqaum7, scroll down to "Malwarebytes Anti-Malware" and click the green "download now" button on the right. You should get a pop-up box that says "mbam-setup-1.75.0.1300.exe." You'll be asked to run or save the program, depending on which Web browser you're using. If you save it, go to your browser's "Tools" menu, choose "Downloads" and double-click the program to install it.

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Previously:



Readers react to discount phone furor
Turning back your PC's clock from Windows 8 to Windows 7; de-hijacking your browser
T-Mobile customer was counting on discounted phone
Making files play nice with Media Player; Syncing online and local Outlook
Cellphone won't stream live sports anymore; Hotmail v. Outlook
Getting video calling to work on Facebook; Adobe Digital Editions e-reader
Wilderness Internet is costly, slow; Windows Vista Service Pack 2 problems
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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