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The On Ramp

The Blue Mountain Internet Customer Newsletter

 Issue # 6 February 2004 

Word Find Winner for January
by BMI Staff

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Congratulations to Jim Armstrong! Jim won 3 months of Free Internet Service through BMI.

Turbo Available for Macintosh
by Ruben Bybee

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Our wildly popular dialup accelerator (Turbo) is now available for Macintosh. This allows surfing of web pages from 3 - 7 times faster. At the present time we only have support for Max OS 10 or greater. Please go to BMI Turbo page for details and signup.

"My Doom" on the Loose
by Katrina Moran

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There is a new computer worm that is on the loose slowing down the internet and plaguing PC users. BMI customers are protected from getting this virus through their BMI email box, however, if you have a Yahoo, Hotmail or any other email box, you could be at risk. "My Doom" also known as "Novarg" is multiplying as fast as 100 times in 30 second... - CONTINUED

Parking Ticket
by Shirley B.

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I went to the store the other day, and I was in there for only about 5 minutes. When I came out, there was a motorcycle cop writing a parking ticket. So I went up to him and said, "Come on, buddy, how about giving a guy a break?" He ignored me and continued writing the ticket. So I called him a pencil-necked dork. He glared at me and started w... - CONTINUED

The Golden Box
by Shirley B.

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The story goes that some time ago a mother punished her 5 year old daughter for wasting a roll of expensive gold wrapping paper. Money was tight and she became even more upset when the child used the gold paper to decorate a box to put under the Christmas tree. Nevertheless, the little girl brought the gift box to her mother the next morning a... - CONTINUED

Question of the Month
by BMI Staff

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How do I send an email?
For Outlook Express: (you will need to be online when you do this)
  • Open Outlook Express
  • At the top, left hand side, click on Create Mail
  • In the To field, type email address of who the email is for, for example: someone@bmi.net
  • Press your tab key on your keyboard 3 times - CONTINUED

  • Crossword Puzzle Winner for January
    by BMI Staff

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    Congratulations to Patrick Pridgen! Patrick won 3 months of Free Internet Service through BMI.

    Microsoft Extends Win. 98/ME Support
    by Ruben Bybee

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    Microsoft Corporation will extend support for Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, and Windows Millenium Edition through June 30, 2006, the company said Monday, reversing a decision from last month.
    Support for Windows 98 and Windows SE had been scheduled to expire on Friday, and for Windows ME on December 31, but the software giant decided to kee...
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    Microsoft Offers $250,000 Reward
    by Katrina Moran

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    Microsoft Corporation announced Jan. 29, 2004 that it will pay a $250,000 (U.S.) reward for information resulting in the arrest and conviction of those responsible for unleashing the MyDoom.B worm. MyDoom.B, is a variant of the earlier released MyDoom.A worm, also known as the Novarg worm. This virus infects the computers of unsuspecting cons... - CONTINUED

    Resolutions for a Happy 2004
    by Shirley B.

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  • At lunch time, sit in your parked car with sunglasses on and point a hair dryer at passing cars. See if they slow down
  • Page yourself over the intercom. Don't diguise your voice
  • Every time someone asks you to do something, ask if they want fries with that
  • Put your garbage can on your desk and label it "In"
  • Put decaf... - CONTINUED

  • Horoscopes
    by Katrina Moran

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    Click here for Horoscopes Provided by MaximumEdge.Com

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