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#1 aphili8

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Posted 05 August 2006 - 09:58 PM

I'm not a joiner but in all my years of using the net I've never felt so vulnerable and I resent it.
I consider myself still a novice. I use the net to exchange ideas with a few friends, read Google news, get answers to weird questions and shop for books & CDs. I don't play games or use the net for entertainment. My PC is simple and not very fast, by most of your standards, primitive. Using Firefox and being on a slow (21.6 kbps at best) dial-up I expected to stay below the radar. Well, I suppose all that has changed. I resent it like hell.
Maybe it's time to get educated.

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#2 rowal5555

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Posted 05 August 2006 - 11:17 PM

Hi aphili8

Welcome to this great forum.

Browse around and I'm sure you will find heaps of useful info. Enjoy

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#3 Starbuck

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Posted 06 August 2006 - 04:02 AM

Posted Image aphili8

My PC is simple and not very fast, by most of your standards,

You'll probably find that you are in the majority bracket.....
but you are right..........

Maybe it's time to get educated.

and you have come to the right place to be educated :thumbsup:

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#4 jgweed

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Posted 06 August 2006 - 12:34 PM

There are two sides to the Internet coin. On one side is all the wonderful and horizon-enlarging uses to which it can be put; on the other side is some of the uses that the unscrupulous can make happen to its users.
Spending some time here at BC can help make your Internet experience a happy one by providing you some doorlocks and allowing you to join the neighborhood watch.
Welcome to BC!
Regards,
John
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