Security, Virus Removal, Spyware Removal
Recently it has become almost impossible to be connected to the internet without getting a virus, spyware, or some type of security breakin. You should have an AntiVirus such a Norton or AVG. We highly recommend AVG since it is FREE. In addition we highly recommend Spybot Search & Destroy and/or Adaware to remove Spyware. Below are links to these products.
Micrsoft Malware Removal Site
AVG Free AntiVirus Software
SpyBot Search & Destroy - Spyware Removal Tool - Free (can be download from this site)
Spybot Search and Destroy Link Direct Link
Adaware - Spyware Removal Tool - Free (can be download from this site)
Adaware Direct Link
If you have windows, you must get your updates from Microsoft AT LEAST ONCE A MONTH to keep your computer free of security attacks. After going to the Microsoft Site using the Link below, click on Windows Update and follow the instructions.
Online Virus Scanners
Here is an online virus scanner that you can use to check for virus infections. Please use it if you suspect a virus infection.
Trend Micro Antivirus Online Scanner
AztecaNet can clean virus infected machines at our office for a reasonable rate. Please call if you cannot clean your computer yourself. Our prices are from $50 to $120 per computer.
Worm.Blaster.Worm Removal Instructions
Mozilla FireFox and Thunderbird
Firefox is a great replace for Internet Explorer. It eliminates popups, has less security problems, and blocks spyware. Although you cannot totally eliminate using Internet Explorer, Firefox is the best Browser at this time. In addition, Thunderbird is a great replacement for Outlook. If you were a Netscape user, Mozilla is ver similar.
Then your ISP is blocking port 25.
If your ISP is blocking you fro sending email try to send using these SMTP servers in your outgoing mail server
FreePPP FreePPP Download.
NCSA Telnet NCSA Telnet Download.
Better Telnet Better Telnet Download.
Fetch Fetch Download.
56K Modem Drivers
Puretek Rockwell 56K Software Modem PT-3515
You will need an FTP program like ws_ftp. You can download it here if you like. download ws_ftp32.zip.
Host Name: ns1.azteca.net < - host name may vary depending
on the type of account you have.
Host Type: Unix
User ID: johnd
Home Pages must be in a subdirectory called html
If you are not using the AztecaNet dialup access service, your provider must be authorized to access the AztecaNet server. To get your provider authorized, send me an email stating your provider's domain name.
SurfWatch from Spy Glass
News Server Service at news.azteca.net
AztecaNet now Supports Frontpage98 Extensions. If you would like to use Frontpage let us know and we will enable it for you account.
Read your Azteca Net email from a browser
Changing your Password
CGI Script Support
example of how to use Matt's Scripts formmail form CGI script:
<form method="post" action="/cgi-bin/formmail.cgi">
<input type="hidden" name="recipient" value="email@example.com">
<input type="hidden" name="subject" value="Your Quote Form">
<input type="hidden" name="redirect" value="http://www.azteca.net">
<input type="hidden" name="required" value="email","firstname","lastname">
<input type=hidden name="sort" value="alphabetic">
Sample formmail.cgi configuration Use this version if you like
For more information consult the documentation at Matt's website.
Other CGI Scripts