Best way to Prevent virus through email
email virus consists of malicious code that is distributed in email messages, and it can be activated when a user clicks on a link in an email message, opens an email attachment or interacts in some other way with the infected email message.
Recently my Norton Anti-Virus (NAV) detected a coming virus through email. This happened as my preview pane was open in the Inbox and it opened the virus email automatically as soon as it was downloaded.
The NAV could not repair the file so I had to delete the infected file. I found to my utter horror that deleting the file disabled my
It also disabled my CD writer. I had to save my data using Iomega 250MB zip drive which fortunately worked but only in the slow SAFE mode of Windows! Ultimately I had to Quick Restore my Compaq computer.
It took me 2 days to reload various programs and data! This could have been avoided if I had taken a few simple precautions.
Someone have written out these precautions as tips on how to configure the email program so that you can prevent a disaster like mine.
Tips for configuring both Outlook Express (OE) and Microsoft Outlook (MSO) particularly to block viruses hitting your computer automatically. These precautions will stop virus through email.
5 way to stop virus through email
1.Switch off the preview panel in the INBOX. This prevents any virus getting into your system by automatic opening in the preview pane.
2.Switch off the “include this account when receiving mail or “synchronizing” for every account you have.
You can do this by disabling (no tick mark) on this feature, which you will find by menu chain:
Tools, Accounts, account-name, properties, General. This will ensure that the mail is not flowing-in automatically.
3.Before downloading mail, access the mail on the net. Most of these webmail sites show the size of the files, which unfortunately is not a feature with either
OE or MSO. Any mail over 100KB is suspect should be deleted.
Also delete any junk mail. Only download and receive mail that you want to save on your computer.
4.To download and receive mail, don’t click on Send/Receive on the mail Tool Bar, but go into Tools, and move the curser on “Send/Receive”
And move right to get a sub-menu where you select the precise account, with which you want to send or receive.
5.Send by clicking on the small arrow next to “Send”, and selecting the precise account by which to send.
On following these tips you can stop coming virus through email.
E-Mail Marketing With Website
If you already have a website that has engaging content and decent traffic, building your e-mail marketing subscriber list won’t be too difficult. However, visitors won’t just sign up for your ezine because you give them an option to.
There are ways to optimize your site for the purpose of building your subscriber list without compromising its current content and making it look like just another sales page.
Consider the tips below to maximize your e-mail subscriber list.Make Your Sign-Up Form Visible. The first step to getting sign ups for your ezine through your website is to let visitors know what you have to offer.
Make your sign up form easy to find and position it in a way that it is visible no matter which part of your site the visitor is viewing.
Keep it above the fold (i.e., so they don’t have to scroll down the page to find it).Provide Incentives to Subscribers
Due to the many ways e-mail addresses can be used for unfavorable activities, internet users have become wary of signing up for things and entering their e-mail addresses.
This is why getting them to subscribe to your mailing list can bring up concerns for privacy. You’ll need to give your website visitors powerful incentives to subscribe.
A free gift is an excellent incentive. It can be an e-book, a how-to, or a top ten list. Statements like “Register to Receive Our Weekly Newsletter”
You’ll need to experiment with different statements and incentives to find exactly what will work for your specific target audience.
Minimize Required Fields While getting as much information from a subscriber as you can is a great way to customize your e-mail marketing campaign, it also can be a drawback.
Asking for too much information will turn people off and they’ll refuse to sign up. Generally, all you really need to ask for is the subscriber’s name and e-mail address.
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