Spam, spam, spam. But why? And why so much? It's frighteningly simple, actually: spam works.
Also this week:
Moving Office to a different machine turns out to to be really easy these days.
It's ultimately unanswerable, but I have some guidelines: all about startup programs.
Speaking of spam, emails with attachments are a frequent casualty, I'm afraid.
Every so often I like to remind you of All the different ways to get Ask Leo!. Did you know I do audio narration of the articles as a podcast? How about on YouTube as well? Read, listen or watch.
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Why Is There so Much Spam?
I feel your pain.
Some time ago, I did some research and looked at all my email for an entire year. Not only do I get a lot of email, but my calculations show that 87% of it was junk. Wow.
Why is there so much spam?
It's simple, really.
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How to Move an Office 365 Subscription to Another Machine
Unlike the days of single-product installs and trying to hang on to product keys in case you need to move to a new machine, the online subscription model of Office 365 makes this quite easy.
It's just definitely different than what we did in the past.
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What Windows Startup Programs Do I Need?
Ultimately, this is an unanswerable question.
For many Windows startup programs, the answer will be “I don't know.”
But there are definitely steps you can take to understand much of what is happening at startup and make a few decisions.
Continue Reading: What Windows Startup Programs Do I Need?
How to Get Email with Attachments Delivered
There are many reasons emails with attachments fail to be delivered.
Heck, there are many reasons email without attachments might not make it. 🙂
Focusing on just the attachment part of the equation, however, there are a number of potential problems, and I'll try and touch on a few of them.
We can start by blaming malware.
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