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#1 Sharp4

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Posted 09 March 2005 - 06:16 PM

Hello, new to Bleeping but it looks interesting. I find the Internet fascinating but hate the extras e.g., ads, pop-up, spy-ware, etc. Hope I can become more knowledgeable and avoid the annoying junk and enjoy the rest.

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#2 jgweed

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Posted 09 March 2005 - 08:25 PM

Bacon once wrote, "Knowledge is Power;" in the case of computers, knowledge is security. While programs and applications can help, the computer user is even more critical to keeping the computer operating safely. There are several excellent articles about general computer security in the tutorials, the home page often has information about new attacks,and the forums are there for members to help one another with questions or problems.
Welcome to BC!
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#3 TexasAngel67

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Posted 11 March 2005 - 04:09 PM

Hi Sharp and welcome aboard. BC is a great place to have fun, learn, and seek help or advice. We all hate those things and have experienced them once or twice. You may want to get the Google Toolbar to stop the popups and ads. Please read through our tutorials for further information. Glad you've joined us.

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Posted 12 March 2005 - 01:06 AM

With the advice mentioned by the others, and some experience with
new ways of doing things (like a new alternative browser, for instance)

Popups, and intrusive actions that mar the online experiences
will be under control, Sharp4.

It won't take long to apply the things you learn here to practical
everyday use.

Then everyday using will be more enjoyable.
So, use BC on a daily basis. :thumbsup:
patiently patrolling, plenty of persisant pests n' problems ...




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