Category: E-mail

Create a canned response in Gmail – a computer

January 13th, 2009 by

If you receive too many e-mails for you to keep up with, you can now create a canned or set response to reply with. Here’s you set it up: Click “Settings” link by Gmail at the top-right. Click the “Labs” tab. Click “Enable” next to the “Canned Responses.” Click “Save Changes.” To create a canned…

I can receive e-mails, but I can’t send

July 6th, 2008 by

A typical e-mail issue is being able to receive e-mails, but not being able to send.  When you think about it, it doesn’t make sense that your e-mails are half working.  But, when you break it down in terms of how the e-mail flow works, you’ll be able to better troubleshoot and fix your computer…

Microsoft Outlook vs. Lotus Notes

January 16th, 2008 by

Microsoft Outlook has become the prevalent e-mail solution for companies, small businesses, and home offices.  But, should you give Lotus Notes some consideration?  Perhaps, if you have a technical support person by your side. Lotus Notes is the software installed on your computer, like Outlook, and will require a Domino server (not Microsoft Exchange), to…

How to back up Outlook Express e-mails and address book?

January 10th, 2008 by

Backing up your Outlook Express e-mails could be an arduous task if you’re not sure where to start.  Further,  you must not forget to back up your address book as well for your important contacts.  The textbook approach will have you perform many different steps that will have you scratching your head at the end. …

Top 3 E-mail Tricks

March 27th, 2007 by

There are a few e-mail tricks that could save the day or just make your life a little bit easier.  Here they are: 1.  Undelete an Outlook e-mail:  You scan your e-mails every day and quickly delete spam and junk mail.  Oh wait a minute, that e-mail you just deleted is actually important.  How do…

Can’t open attachments in Outlook Express?

October 26th, 2006 by

Having problems opening attachments in Outlook Express?  With Outlook Express 6, Microsoft has added an additional feature to prevent customers from infecting their machines with viruses. Any e-mail attachment with a file type that is reported as “unsafe” is not downloaded, and access to the attachment is removed.  If you receive this error message when…

How to create an Outlook signature

September 28th, 2006 by

    E-mail signatures are a great way to document your contact information and save time by automating it for all your correspondence. Here is how to set it up in Microsoft Outlook: 1. From the main Microsoft Outlook window, on the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the Mail Format tab. 2. In…