Tag Archive: Email

Can’t Open Links In Outlook

error iconClicking a hyperlink in Outlook results in the following error: “This operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator.” Now what?

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Problem: Clicking on New > Appointment or New > Meeting Request from the Standard toolbar in Outlook does nothing. Typing directly into the calendar and then navigating away produces the error, “Could not save item.”

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This Link Kills Spam


Clever idea.  I wonder if it actually has the desired effect.

This Link Kills Spam

(Go ahead and click the link.)

Email Privacy (Continued)

If you have not done so already, read this quick post and its comments to bring you up to speed.  In the comments, i gave a few scenarios where your email could be read by persons other than the intended recipient.  What i did not talk about was your Internet Service Provider.  All of your Internet traffic goes through your ISP.  Consequently, they can see everything that is not encrypted, Continue reading

Email Privacy

Smtp is a plain text protocol .  What does that mean?  It means the actual emails you send are about as private as a postcard.  The sender, the recipient, and the message itself are all plainly visible to anyone who comes in contact with it. Continue reading