Fixed: Right Click and Send File Opens Outlook Instead of Default Mail Client?

Email

A customer messaged me on HCL Sametime today about a problem. When she right clicked on a file in File Explorer to send it in an email, Windows tried to open Outlook instead of her default mail client. Detective Hogne was on the case.

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How to Get Typeahead in a Standard Notes Text Field

Typeahead in standard Notes text field

I was challenged by my boss to come up with a solution to a problem that one of our customers wanted solved. Could I create typeahead in a standard Notes text field? This is how I did it.

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That’s What Reply with Internet Style History is Used For

Quoting internet style replies

I sometimes get asked what the hell “Reply with Internet-Style History” means in the Notes client. It used to be to give you the chance to quote correctly. But today I used it to solve a problem where a mailing list rejected all my emails

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The Mystery of the Duplicate Mail Folders

Duplicate folders

A user contacted me and said that in the dialog box for moving an email to a folder, several of his folders were suddenly duplicated, but not in the left side menu in his Notes mail. This is how I found what had happened and managed to solve it.

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How to Prevent Others From Spreading Fake Messages With Your Facebook Messenger

Facebook virus

In the past two weeks I’m sure you’ve seen a lot of your contacts posting status updates telling you that someone has managed to log on to their account and started spreading a message on Messenger where they tell you that they want to share a video with you. When you click on this link, your own Facebook logon information is stolen, and then YOU start spreading the message. The link can also install a virus onto your computer. In this article I describe what you can do to prevent this from happening.

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Is Notes Running or Starting Up Very Slowly? This Might Be the Solution

Snail

Sometimes users are blaming Notes for problems that isn’t really Notes’ fault. Here’s how I fixed a ten minute startup time, for both my client and the Designer.

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Change Your Facebook Password! Now!

Security and settings

Another security scandal at Facebook. My, how the week has flown. Yesterday it was revealed that Facebook has, once again, tried to cover up a security scandal. And this one is just inexcusable. Change your password immediately. This is how you do it!

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How to Check Whether an Email From Facebook is Genuine or Not

Email from Facebook

Sometimes you can become too suspicious when you receive an email about a security breach in one of your many online or social media accounts. I thought that two emails I received from Facebook were phishing attempts. Turns out they were genuine. This is how you can check whether an email from Facebook is genuine or not!

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No, Taking Part in the Ten Year Challenge is Not Dangerous

Aunt May

In the past few days there have been numerous postings and articles in presumptive serious magazines and tech blogs that claim if you are posting a photo of what you looked like ten years ago, and what you look like today, it will make you vulnerable when it  comes to what Facebook knows about you. It’s not any more dangerous than what Facebook already knows about you. And they know a LOT! Let me show you exactly how much.

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How to Stop Getting Fake Friend Requests on Facebook

Fake friend requests

I’m sure you’ve received them too. Friend requests from sexy bikini clad women who suddenly wants to be your friend. Or maybe you’ve received a friend request from a smiling man from Nigeria, who desperately wants to be your friend, so that you can help him with some money transfers? 

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