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By Samuel C. ·
Please send me good ideas to save time on the internet.

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by Larry H. In reply to Good ideas to save time o ...

When performing a search that has the probability of returning lots of hits, use the search engine's advanced search option to narrow down on your topic.

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by Larry H. In reply to Good ideas to save time o ...

Use more than one browser window so that while you're reading a page on one Web site you can be downloading a page on a different site. In either Netscape or Internet Explorer type Ctrl+N or choose FILE, NEW, browser window from the menu bar. I also often have a copy of both NS and IE open, as some sites don't work optimally with one or the other. You can select the URL from one browser, copy, and paste the URL into the other browser.

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by Al Macintyre In reply to Good ideas to save time o ...

I don't know what exactly you are looking for, but here are some things I do.

1. My book marks are organized by type of subject & sites, sometimes several levels deep, so that for example I have Symantec & Norton support broken into documents worth review (one category) and discussion threads I want to revisit when more traffic there (another category) & at the Vendor level there are a bunch more Vendors, and all of these are within a category for General PC Tech Support & I have lots other categories.

I almost always have a Word Document open while I am surfing, for ease of cut & paste as I find stuff I want to copy & sometimes I cut paste there something I want to comment on ... but I write up my remarks off line, before returning to the site to plug it in, unless it is short like this.

If I am going to print some page, I book mark it first, in case we get interrupted.

When I am looking for stuff, I use several search engines as a check against each other. When I get a site I interested in,

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by Al Macintyre In reply to Good ideas to save time o ...

When I am looking for stuff, I use several search engines as a check against each other. When I get a site I interested in, I key it into my bookmarked area, so in case of typo, easy fix.

I do not use same passwords every place & I store those Iwrite down in a non-obvious place.

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by Joe Hardstaff In reply to Good ideas to save time o ...

Answer 2 will not really help, merely increase the amount of bandwidth used, if you are sharing a corporate connection it will slow things down quite drastically.

1. Identify what people use the internet for.
2. If you can identify a limited number of web sites that people connect to regularly, use something like MS Site Server to mirror image the web sites on a daily basis. This means that the clients can connect to a virtual web site, and cut down on the amount of on-line traffic.
3. Obviously a faster connection, ISDN, T1 or T3
4. If you are going through a proxy server, this can give the perception of slowing things down.

Thats about all I can think of.

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