From the Publisher
E-mail has become a communications bonanza, allowing people to socialize, do business, shop, and enhance their education just about anywhere there is a computer. As convenient as all this communication is, it also creates piles of electronic clutter that accumulate on your computer, creating a blizzard of overstuffed files, annoying spam, and pop-ups, and making you vulnerable to dangerous hackers and viruses. Degunking Your Email, Spam, and Viruses is organized according to our special cleaning process and written in everyday language that is designed for all computer users. With our unique 12-step Degunking program, youll learn all the tried-and-true techniques to keep your computer clutter-free of spam and viruses and running well. The unique Degunking with Time Limitations chart shows how you can improve your computers performance and keep your e-mail better organized, regardless of whether you have ten minutes or a few hours. This book also provides information and links to free utilities and programs that will help you get rid of viruses, manage your e-mail better, and protect your computer.
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Organize your e-mail files, eliminate accumulation of unnecessary files and attachments, set up autosorting of incoming mail, fully degunk your mailbase, and decide what to keep and what to trash.
Learn how spammers work to get your e-mail address, and employ simple techniques to outwit them.
Shows you how not to become a spam target! Learn how to optimize spam filters and use them to their best advantage, how to avoid spammer "dictionary attacks" and "spam beacons," and where to find free spam filtering utilities.
Find out how to completely degunk your e-mail and deal with hidden viruses. Learn how to avoid nasty Trojan Horses and worms.
Use the books unique, practical, step-by-step approach to avoid getting infected with viruses and infecting others.
Discover if your computer has undetected Adware and Spyware, and learn how to prevent and remove these programs.
One of the best investments a computer user can make to save time, avoid e-mail aggravation, manage your e-mail more effectively, and keep from driving your friends and coworkers crazy because you are circulating viruses.