Computer Tips and Troubleshooting
Every once in a while, an email will get stuck in your Outlook outbox or inbox, and your Outlook stops working properly. The principle for fixing either hang-up is the same - get Outlook to stop trying to automatically Send/Receive, then go unstick the email. Solutions for both scenarios are below.
6-15-10 UPDATE: Microsoft Security Essentials is our current AV of choice for catching this - See Step 6 below.
About every six months a really bad virus comes down the pike that gets around the best Anti-Virus protection.
We all blow a little bit of time every day surfing the web at work. Can you fire someone for that? It depends.
Almost everyone sends a personal email at some point in time from their company email, even if it's just forwarding on a funny joke. Can the company intercept and read that email? It depends.
An employee is running a side business at work on work time. Can he/she be fired for that without raising the company's Unemployment Insurance rates? It depends.
Rule #1 - Don't open an email attachment unless you know what it is and who it is from.
Most viruses spread by emails come one of two ways - in an attachment, or through a link to an infected website.