Email origination

We get email from all sorts, some people who we do not know very well or maybe not at all. It’s very easy to buy goods and services online or even just connect with somebody, but how do we know that they are who they say they are. We don’t, but there is a way of finding out to some degree. Email headers: What we generally see at the top of an email is the sender, recipient and subject if it is filled in. The location of the sender is not shown, but it is there if we care to … Continue reading Email origination

Windows 10 Mail..

OK. I have been playing with the Mail app again because Windows Live Mail 2012 is getting to be long in the tooth and Microsoft doesn’t seem to care whether it works or not. Mail (or WLM previously) isn’t my primary email client. I just use it for email IDs which are NOT Rogers accounts (my ISP) or my MVPS account, these being held in Outlook 2010. So now Windows Live Mail is gone from the two computers which I use, and I will work on the other two when I have more time. It isn’t the end of an era because … Continue reading Windows 10 Mail..

GMail too good for my computer? I don’t think so..

GMail initially refused to allow me to set up the account in Windows Live Mail. This was the reason given.. Hi Mike, Someone just tried to sign in to your Google Account mikehall.tcg@gmail.com from an app that doesn’t meet modern security standards. Details: Monday, 16 November 2015 12:00 (Eastern Standard Time) London, ON, Canada* We strongly recommend that you use a secure app, like Gmail, to access your account. All apps made by Google meet these security standards. Using a less secure app, on the other hand, could leave your account vulnerable. Learn more. Google stopped this sign-in attempt, but … Continue reading GMail too good for my computer? I don’t think so..