I received a question this week from would-be subscriber Frank Spencer. Actually, rather than a question, initially, it was a bug report:
Your link, in the offer to subscribe to your computer tips fails to produce a result. It indicates the site cannont be found,
Yes i did copy and paste it to my browser
I responded back to Frank fairly quickly, to say that he could subscribe by sending a blank email to the autoresponder, by emailing to
Perhaps the aweber.com site was doing maintenance when you tried to use it. Aweber is the e-mail service that I use to manage my newsletter subscriptions.
Frank wrote back in surprise:
Wow! A reply from a real live person…..(I think)! I finally got it through Thanks many
I dont know if this is the correct format for asking a question but here goes anyway.
I downloaded something that puts a green check mark covering most of the image on my pictures. It goes away when i click on the pic but its a pain having the check mark covering most of the thumbnail.
I am attaching a sample. Any idea to get rid of the program that did this would be appreciated
I replied to Frank to say that, yes, I was a live the last time I looked in the mirror <grin*gt;
I suggested he could find his answer to the checkmark problem here:
Several comments indicated that Norton 360 was causing a similar problem.
Frank wrote back to say:
I am using norton security suite through comcast, with windows 7. I tried the suggestion in the link but it didnt remove them. In fact it made it very difficult to even open the norton icon on the task bar. I finally got it open and rechecked the box. I also ran Norton power eraser nada there.
He followed up with this message:
Not sure what happened but they are no longer a issue……….u have a subscriber for life!!
PS I am nearly 80 so that may not be very long LOL