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Internet and Spyware

Spyware, malware, and other adware is becoming an ever-growing threat on the Internet. We highly recommend users who have not already installed spyware protection on their computer do so immediately. An excellent example of a free spyware program is Spybot Search & Destroy. A listing of other spyware protection programs and information about browser hijacking can also be found on document CH000578.

Internet Users and Google

Google is arguably the most popular search engine on the Internet. However, many users do not take advantage of all the other features it offers. Features such as a calculator, news headlines, price lookup, spell checker, travel information, and web page translation are just a few of the numerous features Google has available. See our Google dictionary definition for a large list of available Google feature pages.

Sending a web page to a friend

Internet Explorer users
Send a friend the web page you are viewing by clicking File, Send, and "Page by E-mail".

Netscape users
Send a friend the web page you are viewing by clicking File, and "Send Page".

Stopping Internet pop-up ads and windows

See document CH000491 for additional help and information on stopping Internet pop-up and pop-under ads and windows.

Google Toolbar shortcuts

This month we mention several helpful shortcuts for the useful Google Toolbar. Quickly access the Google Toolbar by pressing ALT+G or open a new browser window by pressing Shift+Enter,

Internet and the Google Toolbar

Google is one of the most powerful search engines on the Internet. Using the the Google toolbar allows users to quickly search the complete Internet or the page you are currently on. Get the Google toolbar at: http://toolbar.google.com.

Create a shortcut key for Internet Web pages

Create a PC shortcut key to a favorite web page by creating a shortcut to the web page or URL. Users using Internet Explorer can quickly do this by right-clicking on an empty spot of a web page and click 'Create Shortcut'.

Once the shortcut has been created locate the shortcut and right-click or view the properties of that shortcut.

In the shortcut properties assign a new shortcut key and click OK. Now when the shortcut key is pressed the web page will be automatically loaded.

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Posted by Tiny Tux, Published at 12:42:00 PM