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The On Ramp

The Blue Mountain Internet Customer Newsletter

 Issue # 20 June 2005 
INSIDE THIS EDITION
  • Greetings from the Editor
  •  by Carol Hall
  • New Mailing Address 
  • by Gena Bybee
  • BMI Home Page Updated
  •  by Ruben
  • Meeting Mike 
  • by Carol Hall
  • BMI Win Turbo - 7x Faster
  •  by Ruben Bybee
  • Love that Dirt! 
  • by Renee Eagon
  • KJ's Virus Clinic
  •  by KJ Newby
  • Filter or Not? 
  • by Mike Rochelle
  • Funnies
  •  by Victor Luna
  • Lock the door and set the alarm! 
  • by Nathan O'Neel
  • Recipe of the Month
  •  by Carol Hall
  • POM: Best Little Computer Store 
  • by Jon Alexander
  • Thank you for the kind w ...
  •  by Matt Stephens and YOU
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    Greetings from the Editor
    by Carol Hall

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    Greetings, and "Thank you" to all that read BMI's THE ON RAMP!. I sincerely hope that you enjoy the content, finding it not only helpful but FUN. A friend once told me "The more fun you have, the greater your value to yourself and society; the more fun you share, the more fun you have."

    If you have suggestions for articles you would like to see, or items to include...please let me know. There is a link at the bottom of this newsletter for easy submission of your ideas, thoughts and suggestions! Enjoy!


    BMI Home Page Updated
    by Ruben

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    Over the last several weeks, we caught the bug for the reality TV shows and created our own version. We did an "Extreme Make Over" of the BMI home page. As part of our quality service, it is our intention that BMI's home page have NO ADVERTISEMENTS and be a SPAM FREE beginning point for you.

    See our new home page look and VOTE on how ...
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    BMI Win Turbo - 7x Faster
    by Ruben Bybee

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    BMI is proud to announce the release of our BMI Turbo v4.0 acceleration engine for Windows. The Mac version is under development and should be available in the next 30-60 days. This is by far the FASTEST accelerator to date. Independant tests by VeriTest have shown the time-to-download of first view web page... - CONTINUED

    KJ's Virus Clinic
    by KJ Newby

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    Hi Folks,

    This is KJ and here is my current virus information for the month.

    What is a computer virus, and why is a virus infection such a big problem?? The first thing to understand is that viruses are not naturally occurring. They are deliberately created by a small minority of computer programmers.

    A virus is... - CONTINUED


    Funnies
    by Victor Luna

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    First day of school

    A child came home from his first day at school, and his mother asked:
    "What did you learn at school today honey?"
    ...and the boy answered "Not enough because I have to go back again tomorrow."

    God will save me...

    The police were going door to door warning everyone to e... - CONTINUED


    Recipe of the Month
    by Carol Hall

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    June's recipe is for cookies! June is a wonderful "cookie month" because there are so many things happening and you can bake cookies for each occasion:

    • Weddings
    • Graduations
    • Flag Day
    • Summer-kick-off Parties
    • School's out-Celebrations
    • Garfield's Birthday
    • Gearing up-for-the-4th-of July Parties
    • 6-More-Months... - CONTINUED

    Thank you for the kind words!
    by Matt Stephens and YOU

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    Our dedicated staff receive letters and calls each month thanking them for their helpful assistance. It is my pleasure to share some of their compliments with you. It really makes our day to receive such kind words!

    This kudo came in via a phone call from one of our treasured customers!
    She wanted to let me know that Nathon was...
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    New Mailing Address
    by Gena Bybee

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    I have noticed that some of you are still using our old mailing address, so I thought I would take a moment to give you the new one:
    Blue Mountain Intenet 206 N. 2nd Ave, Suite D Walla Walla, WA 99362

    Meeting Mike
    by Carol Hall

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    Mike Rochelle has been with Blue Mountain Internet since 1997. In fact, he just began his 100th month of service here! In view of that, I thought it would be fun to let you meet him - so let me introduce Michael Rochelle...


    Editor: Where were you born, and where did you grow up?
    Mike: I was born in...
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    Love that Dirt!
    by Renee Eagon

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    The cold, wet winter season has come to an end. The glory of springtime is now upon us. It is time to play in the dirt again! Many of us outdoor adventurers are ready to plant some color or culinary delights in our yards or container gardens. We can then enjoy the bounty of the summer until the leaves turn to their red-gold multi colo... - CONTINUED

    Filter or Not?
    by Mike Rochelle

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    What is Content Filtering?

    Content filtering is the process of inspecting websites for pornographic, improper words or generally bad content. Once identified, your web browser will prohibit the display of the page.

    "Content Filtering" can be achieved in many ways. A limited content filter is included with Inte... - CONTINUED


    Lock the door and set the alarm!
    by Nathan O'Neel

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    When it comes to internet security there are two things you want to understand. One is your anti virus program and the other is your firewall. Having both is critical to the health and well being of your computer.

    Firewall
    Specialized hardware or software designed to secure a computer or network from unautho...
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    POM: Best Little Computer Store
    by Jon Alexander

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    Blue Mountain Internet's Partner of the Month for June 2005 is: Best Little Computer Store of Milton Freewater, Oregon.

    Company president, Del Henry, started the business in a shop located at his home over 12 years ago. As the demand for computers and software grew, so did the company. In 1993 Del decided to m...
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    Please send your comments or requests to info@bmi.net

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