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In this month's HowTo, we explain how to attach an email to an email in Outlook. There's a couple of situations where this can be particularly useful. If you want to include multiple previous emails on a subject, this is much neater than forwarding separately. Or it could be there's important techincal information in the email that a forward would remove.

Yep, it's that time again - researchers at Nordpass have analysed millions of password lists gathered from the past year to find out which are the most common (and therefore the worst). For those that have seen one of these lists before, it will be a depressingly familiar sight...

In what is becoming something of a worrying trend for a company that you would have thought would have the resources to avoid such mishaps, a "bug" has recently been disovered in Google's Chrome browser. If you hit the button to delete all your browsing history, you'd rightly expect it to delete all your browsing history, right? Wrong...

As we covered last month, we're now in the final days of support for Adobe's once world-conquering Flash technology. By the beginning of next year, it will be all but impossible to use it in practical terms, even if you really want to. However, the app may still be lingering on your system unless you proactively remove it. This month's HowTo explains the steps to take to purge it completely.

A couple of months ago, we reported that Microsoft will be dropping support for their ancient Internet Explorer web browser in most of their applications over the coming year. Not satisfied with this major nudge for those still sticking with this antique app, they will soon be going one step further...

Adobe's "Flash" technology was once ubiquitous. Ten years ago, if a website had some sort of animation, video or audio on it, chances were that Flash was involved in that process. However, as technology has moved on, Flash has sidelined. In a few short weeks, it will become all but impossible to view anything created with it.

Firefox now allows you to look up web addresses (DNS) securely rather than sending these requests to your default supplier. Good for security, but it can lead to problems if you have local DNS on your machine or company network that this then bypasses. This HowTo explains how you can create exclusions for these addresses so they continue to work as they should.

Yep, it's that time again. Microsoft will soon be pushing out the second of the two annual feature updates to Windows 10 users in the coming days. As was the case last year, this autumn release is smaller in scope than the spring one. However, that doesn't mean that nothing's changing. Let's take a look at some differences you may notice.

Ding Dong, the (web) glitch is (almost) dead! In news that will please web developers the world over, Microsoft is calling time for support of their aging browser in all of its apps. Internet Explorer once reigned supreme in the browser world. However, as far as Microsoft are now concerned, it's days are literally numbered.

With Microsoft recently announcing that they will be dropping support for Internet Explorer 11 in all their apps from next year, it seems the days are numbered for what used to be the most widely used browser in the world. However, there are still some ancient intranet and internet sites that will not work in any other browser... Until now!

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