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Windows 8.1 apps

Windows 8.1 apps

Microsoft are encouraging the use of online accounts with windows. NOt everyone wants this. I was asked by someone without an account, who uses so-called local accounts how to get into their mail when challanged for a password.

Posted by Dave on

My little mail server

My little mail server

What a pile of poo! I have access to four smtp servers and they all have limits on the distribution list size! (They are all about the same size of 100). Google will allow 2000 per list but only if you use one of their clients. Let’s try and bring up an SMTP server, connect it to DNS, and then send them myself. Sounds like a job for AWS.

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Thunderbird, use thereof

Thunderbird, use thereof

This now seems pretty ubiquitous on my PC/Laptops since I moved my personal mail from Outlook to TB on my works machine to minimize errors. I have it installed on three systems, two windows and one Mac. I really need one set of filters, possibly most importantly to enforce deletions and filing decisions. Here are my notes. 

Posted by Dave on

Orange and Mail

You’d have thought that I’d have configured enough phones to know my mail config paramters by now. So here’s so I don’t have to forget, using the HTC mail client with tiscali as my mailbox provider and orange as my telco.