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Connection Tech Tips:
Boosting the Signal
Not all routers are created equally. Some can send a strong and steady signal far and wide. Others have a signal which fades out after 30 feet or so. This becomes an issue when you use your wireless device all over the house.

In positioning your router as in real estate, it's all about location. You'll want to have the router in as open area as possible, away from as many obstructions as possible. Keeping the router in a closet or behind any other closed door will weaken the signal. If you live in a two- or three-story house, put your router somewhere on the second or third floor. If you live in a bungalow, apartment, or condo, try putting the router on top of a bookshelf. I know of at least two people who have actually put their routers in their ceilings. Once you get over seeing a pair of antennae sticking out like fangs, you realize the boost you can get.

Also, keep the router at least two or three yards away from such electronic devices as computer monitors, microwaves, or a cordless phone. These devices pump out radio waves that can interfere with the signal from a wireless router, and the closer the router is to them then the greater the interference.


Easy PC Setup
Santa has delivered your new computer and now you need to install all the programs you want on your computer, but you have to go to many different websites and download the programs and install them individually. This takes a long time.
Now you can speed that process up by using Ninite Easy PC Setup. Just select the programs that you want to install and download one program and it will install and setup the programs for you.

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Report as Spam in I-Mail
To report spam in I-Mail in Classic HTML view:

Before you open your email program to check your email first:

Go to www.iland.net
Click on the yellow I-Mail tab at the top
Log in with your username and password for this account
This will list all the email in your account on the server
To the left of each message is a check box, you will want to check the box next to the ones that you don’t want (that are spam)
On the right side of the is a button “Report as Spam” and you will want to click on that button when you have everything on this screen checked the you want to report as spam
Above the “Report as Spam” button is Showing 1 to # of ##. This will show how many messages you will need go through, it may be more than one page
This will move these messages to the trash folder on the server.
On the right side of the screen, you can click the down arrow next to ‘Please select a folder’ and choose Junk Mail folder.
You can delete the messages that are in here and you would want to do this about once a month or so.
Once you are done you can click on Logout at the top blue line, this will empty the trash
What you leave in the Inbox is what will come into your email program
Now you can close out of Internet Explorer and open your email programs
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To report spam in I-Mail in Modern Ajax view

Before you open your email program to check your email first:

Go to www.iland.net
Click on the yellow I-Mail tab at the top
Log in with your username and password for this account
This will list all the email in your account on the server
You will need to choose the messages that you want to report as spam
Click on a message to select it then hold down the Ctrl key on the keyboard and select other messages that you want to make as spam
Once you have them selected, click on the down arrow next to “More Actions” that is above the messages and select “Report as Spam”
You may need to move through the messages to see if there are any others that you want to report as spam
On the left side of the screen, you can click the Junk Mail folder and select all of them and then click the red X above the messages to delete them.
You will want to delete these messages about once a month or so.
Once messages have been deleted and you have logged out of I-Mail, the messages are gone for good and we can NOT get them back.
Once you are done you can click on Logout in the upper right corner and this will empty your trash
What you leave in the Inbox is what will come into your email program
Now you can close out of Internet Explorer and open your email program