Closing a telnet session

Here’s a tip for you command line people. When you use telnet to access a service on another machine, have you ever wondered how to get out of your telnet session? Let’s say we used telnet to check an SMTP host: # telnet someserver.somehost.com 25 Trying 01.02.03.04… Connected to someserver.somehost.com. Escape character is ‘^]’. We know from the clue above that we...

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How to enable compatibility view in Internet Explorer

1. Open Internet Explorer 2. Click on Tools and then Compatibility View Settings 3. Enter in connectnc.com in the Add This Website box 5. Click Add...

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Zoom in for easier web content reading

If you use a higher screen resolution, you might be unhappy about how small the text looks on the web site you visit. Or, you may just need to see bigger text for easier reading. To zoom in, press the Ctrl key and the + (plus) key.  Keep pressing until you have the size that’s right for you.  To zoom out, press the Ctrl key and the -  (minus) key.  If you’re a Mac user, substitute...

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Wi-fi suddenly very slow?

Recently my home network download speed went from being fast to annoyingly slow. I have a cable connection, and use a wireless device to connect all of my computers, phones, tablet, game systems and printers. Everything goes through the wireless access point. Up until a few weeks ago, everything was ok, so I assumed it was the cable company’s fault, of course.  I soon learned that was not...

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Internet Explorer Stops Responding When Trying To Open A PDF Document

If you are able to open the PDF in other browsers follow the steps below:   A. Close your web browser. B. Start Acrobat or Adobe Reader. C. Choose Edit > Preferences. D. Select Internet in the list on the left. E. Uncheck “Display PDF in Browser”, and click OK. F. Restart Internet explorer

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Where can I donate my old computer?

The Habitat Moore Store accepts computer as donation and formats the hard drive before reselling or recycling old computer. They have a stores located in Moore County (910-295-2798) and Richmond County (910-817-9576). The Robbins Library is currently looking for computers for their “Job Seeker” program. Please contact Rose at 910-695-3783 for more information. Boys and Girls Club of...

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