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This web page contains an archive of articles which have appeared in the Actrix Online Informer since October 1999. The articles are arranged alphabetically.

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Actrix Customer Support (Introducing...)
Actrix Help Desk, Calling...
Actrix Help desk picks up widow's plight
Actrix online help
Actrix Privacy
Actrix User Homepages
Actrix WebMail
All About Online Dating
Along Came a Spyware
Alternatives to Facebook
Another Day, Another Dialler
April Fool's Day on the web
Attachments: Sending by E-mail
AVG Download Problems?
Awesome Christmas presents
Backing up your e-mails and other stuff
Backing up your e-mails and other stuff (2)
Basics: How the Internet Works
A bit about BitTorrent
Be an online quiz whiz
The best of 2009
Blogging all over the world
Blogging the Limelight
Bookmarks (Internet Explorer)
Bounces for Viruses/E-mails I Didn't Send?
A brief history of the net
Broadband; When Will I Need It?
Broadband in questions and answers
Broadband rate limiting explained
Browsers compared
Browsers, How Do They Know Where to Go?
Caches - What are They and How do They Work? 
Capslock Tip
Changing some basic browser settings
Changing Your Actrix Password
Changing Your Screen Resolution
Cheap Internet?
Choosing a good password
Christmas shopping online
Cleaning Your Mouse
Clicking Connect (What Happens After That?)
Conspiracy theories on the net
The contentious new copyright clause
Cookie Anyone?
Credit Cards, Safe to Use Online?
Customising Internet Explorer Part 1
Customising Internet Explorer Part 2
Cutting Down on Helpdesk Reliance
Dangerous to open spam emails?
Dastardly Disconnects!
Dealing with Disgusting Spam
Debian Gnu/Linux - A User's Perspective
Debian Linux Step by Step (Part 1)
Debian Linux Step by Step (Part 2)
Debian Linux Step by Step (Part 3)
Deciphering Mail Headers
Delete Spam Immediately with OE
Dialup Networking Error 630
Dialup Networking Error 650
Dialup Networking Error 680
Dialup Networking Error 691
Dialup Networking Error 718
The Dodgy emails of May
Does your password pass?
Downsize my photos
Ebay: How to Buy and Sell from Overseas Online
E-mail: the New Filing System
Every Man and His Blog
Extra email addresses
Ferreting Out a Good Web Search
Finally facing Facebook
Firefox: Rediscover the Web
Free Software Online
Free stuff!
Fun and more with YouTube
Fun but probably useless Christmas presents
A few more YouTube goodies
Gemma Brown
.Gen and/or .Co?
Getting back at scammers
Getting help online
Getting Yourself That Web Site
Gnu and Linux; an Introduction
Googling - I Love to Go a-
Googling Yourself
Hacking
Hacking 101
Hacking 101.2
Hacking 101.3
Hacking 101.4
Hacking 101.5
Hacking 101.6
Hacking 101.7
Hacking and ZoneAlarm
Handling Page Content While Surfing
Have yourself a very webby Christmas
Help Desk Emailing Tip
Help us to help you
Home Page - Setting it Yourself
How Does Your Browser Know Where to Go?
How to dump Facebook
How Secret is my Surfing?
How to become, or at least seem, better at life
HTML - What Is All That Stuff?
The hype about Skype
I Love to Go a-Google-ing
The inaugural Actrix Internet Awards 2011
Instant messaging
Internet Code of Practice
Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 7 tips (18)
IPv4 versus IPv6
It Must be True! (Internet Hoaxes Humour)
Joseph's Jargon (1)
Joseph's Jargon (2)
Joseph's Jargon (3)
Joseph's Jargon (4)
Joseph's Jargon (5)
Just How Secure is E-mail?
Keeping Safe Online
Legal Music 1 - Amplifier
Legal Music 2 - Coketunes
Legal Music 3 - Digirama
Linux - Open Office
Macintosh Basics 1
Macintosh Basics 2
Macintosh Basics 3
Macintosh Basics 4
Macintosh Basics 5
Macintosh Basics 6
Macintosh Basics 7
Mail Headers - Deciphering
Mailwasher-Manage E-mail and Combat Spam
Managing Your Connection
Master of your domain
Microsoft, What are We to make of...
Modems, Just What Do They Do?
Monitoring Usage on Your PC
Moving to broadband in questions and answers
My Actrix
Net of the Living Dead
The new Internet Explorer 9
Newsgroups (1)
Newsgroups (2)
No honour among phishers
Online dating
Online documentation tools: Google vs Microsoft
Online goods and services that are just a tad nutty
Online help for tough financial times
Online product review sites
Open Source – An Introduction
Open Source – No secret herbs or spices
Opera 5.12 Browser Review
Outlook Express (1)
Outlook Express (2)
Packets and Firewalls
Passwords: Choosing Good Ones
Passwords: How to Change
Peanut butter wikis (PBWorks)
Penguins and Buffalos
Personal Web Space
Phishing
Phishing 2
Phishing revisited
Podcasts and Internet Radio
Privacy
Privacy at Actrix
Promoting your cause using social media
Pump and Dump Scam
Putting your computer on a diet
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Registering with Search Engines
Resolution: Changing Your Screen
RSS: What is it?
RSS and Firefox
Rugby rugby rugby!
Safety Tips
Saving web pages offline
A scam attempt at last!
Scams of the Month #1 the 419 Scam
Scams of the Month #2 Phishing, spear-phishing and money mules
Scams of the Month #3 Online love and dating
Scams of the Month #4 Scam round up
Scams Plague the Internet
Section 92 and you
Self-help online
Sending Attachments by E-mail
SeniorNet
Setting up your mobile phone for Actrix email
Shopping safely online
Sites that didn't quite make the cut
Some good free downloads
Something Phishy Going On
Spam Act 2007
Spam FAQ
Speeding up your browser
Spyware, a Serious Threat
Spyware and OptOut
Stopping LinkedIn and other social media emails
The Sulfnbk Hoax
Temporary Internet Files
Three Clever Scams
Three Programs You Probably Need
Time for a Website?
Trace-Route Your Traffic Problem
Twit or tweet
Unsubscribing multiple email addresses
Usenet (1)
Usenet (2)
Virtual Viruses
Viruses in General
Viruses, Viruses Everywhere!
Web Logs and Journals
Web Searching (1)
Web Searching (2)
What About Web Mail? (1)
What About Web Mail? (2)
What are We to make of Microsoft?
What else can I do at My Actrix?
When good net turns bad
When Will I Need Broadband?
Why can't I log in to Webmail?
Why Computers Crash
Wonderful Wikipedia
The Windows Registry
The Windows Update Page
Writing courteous emails
You've received a nasty postcard
Zombies
ZoneAlarm; Keeping Hackers at Bay
            
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