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The On Ramp

The Blue Mountain Internet Customer Newsletter

 Issue # 40 February 2007 
INSIDE THIS EDITION
  • Greetings from the Editor
  •  by Carol Hall
  • Upgrade To Vista? 
  • by Ruben Bybee
  • SuperBowl
  •  by Victor Luna
  • Valentine Crossword 
  • by Tami Rochelle
  • Disk Defrag
  •  by Colin Miller
  • Love is funny! 
  • by Cheryl Hooker
  • Let's Get Organized
  •  by Gena Bybee
  • Organized Wordfind 
  • by Rachel Yount
  • Thunderbird Email Client
  •  by KJ Newby
  • XP Support Extended 
  • by Ruben Bybee
  • PictureFind
  •  by BMI Staff
  • FAQ 
  • by matt Stephens
  • Kudos
  •  by Matt Stephens
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    Greetings from the Editor
    by Carol Hall

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    It's official...We are having and early Spring! Punxsutawney Phil didn't see his shadow! I for one, am very ready for spring!

    I hope your favorite team wins the Superbowl....and that the eats are great...but mostly.... I hope you enjoy this edition of .The On Ramp. I wish you and your families and friends a Happ...
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    SuperBowl
    by Victor Luna

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    Superbowl XLI, The National Football League Championship is here! A match between the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts. The Super Bowl is usually the most-watched U.S. television broadcast of the year.

    This year the favorite Indianapolis Colts, take the Chicago Bears in Miami, Florida. The Colts went 12-4 th...
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    Disk Defrag
    by Colin Miller

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    Windows operating systems come with a few house cleaning tools to help keep your computer running smoothly. One such tool is Disk Defragmenter.

    To explain the process of disk writing/reading as simply as possible, when a program is installed onto your computer the data the program loads onto your hard disk may or m...
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    Let's Get Organized
    by Gena Bybee

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    Here are some cool web sites that have great tips, articles and check lists to help you get organized:

    Real Simple
    Organize Tips
    Organized Living
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    Thunderbird Email Client
    by KJ Newby

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    The Thunderbird Email client is made by Mozilla, the original pioneer of the Netscape Web browser, the first web browser. Mozilla is also the maker of the wildly popular FireFox Web Browser.

    Thunderbi...
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    PictureFind
    by BMI Staff

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    Congratulations to Stacy S. of Walla Walla WA for winning the drawing for the January 2007 Picture Find puzzle! Stacy received a $25.00 credit on his BMI account!
    BMI PictureFind Puzzle

    Kudos
    by Matt Stephens

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    "Rachel tried her best to help us when we couldn't get on the internet tonight. She even tested our DSL modem when Jim brought it to her and found it was OK. I ended up calling one of our church people who is a computer guy. He came down and found our hub and its power source had a meltdown. The power source was bulging, very hot and stink... - CONTINUED

    Upgrade To Vista?
    by Ruben Bybee

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    On Tuesday, January 30th, 2007 Microsoft released its latest operating system, Windows Vista. Vista comes in a number of flavors from basic to ultimate/premium. The look and feel of Vista is much different than that of XP. Veteran XP power users will have a definite learning curve when it comes to using Vista. One of the b... - CONTINUED

    Valentine Crossword
    by Tami Rochelle

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    Congratulations to Sandra S. of Hermiston OR for winning the drawing for the January 2007 Crossword! Sandra received a $25.00 credit on her BMI account! Go to BMI Valentines Crossword Puzzle

    Love is funny!
    by Cheryl Hooker

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    Do skunks celebrate Valentine's Day?
    Sure, they're very scent-imental!

    What did the paper clip say to the magnet?
    "I find you very attractive."

    What did the French chef give his wife for Valentine's Day?
    A hug and a quiche!

    What did one pickle say to the other?
    ...
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    Organized Wordfind
    by Rachel Yount

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    Congratulations to Nola T. of Weston OR for winning the drawing for the January 2007 Wordfind! Nola received a $25.00 credit on her BMI account!
    Visit the BMI Organized WordFind

    XP Support Extended
    by Ruben Bybee

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    On the eve of the consumer launch of its new Windows Vista operating system, Microsoft Corp. is extending the period in which it will offer support for the previous version, Windows XP.

    Consumers who own Windows XP machines already were entitled to get customer service on the software up until April 2009.

    On Wednesday, h...
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    FAQ
    by matt Stephens

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    Hello to all our BMI family! This month's Frequently Asked Question is a repeat, but still important to share with everyone. As an internet company, we are forced to roll with changes, and in some cases those changes will affect our customers. One of the most recent changes in our systems here that affects you is the <... - CONTINUED

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