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How to Change Your Hosts File

How Do I Change My Hosts File? The following instructions are advanced steps for forcing your local machine to view a website prior to the DNS changes propagating. Please keep in mind that the normal wait time for propagation of nameservers is 48 hours. 198.143.153.106 yourdomain.com 198.143.153.106 www.yourdomain.com Add the both lines in this example…

Flush DNS

Flush DNS Sometimes there is an issue with your DNS resolvers caching the domain name to IP mapping. When you’re trying to go to the domain, it’s actually pulling up an old IP address instead of looking for a new one and finding the correct record. So, to expedite this very common problem of cached…

How do I clear my web browser’s cache?

About cache, cookies, and history Each time you access a file through your web browser, the browser caches (i.e., stores) it. By doing this, the browser doesn’t have to newly retrieve files (including any images) from the remote web site each time you click Back or Forward. You should periodically clear the cache to allow…

What is e-Automation?

What’s the use of spending all that money to develop a website that attracts customers to you if it doesn’t fully support your e-commerce business? We’re not talking about an out-of-the-box solution that allows your customers to just place an order like on any other site they may access. Yes, of course, your business depends…

What would you do to be on the winning Super Bowl Team?

Last January the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints butted heads in Miami in Super Bowl XLIV. Both teams were participating for one reason and one reason only. Both of those teams had earned the right to compete! The coaches, the players, and even the support staff had pulled together to create a winning…

Provide Support or Lose

So you provide nothing but the best to your customers huh? Well, even though your product or services are statistically the best for people, and have been voted the best by a large majority, you will always have a percentage of unsatisfied customers. Whether they had an unsavory experience with a member of your team,…

Bah-Humbug? I hope not!

Happy Holidays everyone… With the holidays upon us, it is easy to get caught up in the hectic commercial side of things, and lose sight of what is really important. Family, friends and giving. I have even noticed myself getting short tempered from time to time (imagine that…) and have caught myself missing the simple…

Top 8 Programs That Can Make Your Computer Run Faster

I really enjoyed this article, and I believe you will benefit from it so i am posting it here for your access. Enjoy and thank Angelina below for putting this info together! Oct. 26th, 2009 By Angelina It’s a common problem among computer users: after a few months, our computers become weighed down by programs…

General E-Mail Setup Info

To see a step-by-step tutorial on how to configure Outlook 2003 please click the link below: Outlook 2003 Setup To see a step-by-step tutorial on how to configure Outlook Express please click the link below: Outlook Express Setup Email settings for an Email Client (Outlook, Eudora, MAC mail etc.): Incoming mail server: mail.yourdomain.com Outgoing mail…

Setting up Email Account with Outlook Express

Before starting: Make sure your domain name loads. If it doesn’t load your your email account wont work. Make sure you have setup your email accounts at yourdomain.com/cpanel . You are now ready to begin setting up your email accounts. Open Outlook Express Go to “Tools” and click on “Accounts” A “Internet Accounts” window will…

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