Issue 6             THE GUIDE FREE NEWSLETTER                        Wednesday
Volume 2            Septemper 22, 1999

===============[ NEW FEATURED ARTICLES ON THE GUIDE ]=================

 - A Mini faq on Modem Optimization
   Optimize your modem performance..Hari Nair tells How! 
   (Sept. 19, 1999)
 - Medical Help via Internet
   Internet is a large repository of Medical Information. Dr. Malpani 
   tells us how to use it effectively to search out the information 
   that you might need (Sept. 18, 1999).
   Also, see the "Medicine Related Links" below.

 - Net Addiction - Sept. 3, 1999
   Internet could be very addictive and can make you dsyfunctional
   for the real world. Find out more about this modern day malaise 
   and possibly, what to do about it. Read on! (Sept. 3, 1999) 

======================[ WHERE TO FIND HELP ]==========================

      The Guide is all about help.  So where can you find it?

      - Forums - Where everybody can particpate in helping out
        (Ideas for forums not listed below? Let us know!)
        Jump to specific forum topics:
         o Frequently Asked Questions
         o Modem Problems
         o Software related
         o Linux and FreeBSD
         o VSNL's Services
         o Email Help
         o Web Help

      - Search the Guide - The Guide now has a search engine, too!

      - Archive - a list of all past articles

      - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ-O-Matic)

      - "The Guide Feedback" - Direct your Questions & Comments to

      - Directly to the author of an article

=======================[ SOFTWARE / LINKS ]===========================
 Medicine Related Links

  - First India Meidal Portal
  - Alternative Medicine
  - Directories (National Library of Medicine)
  - Nutrition
  - Pharmacies
  - Pregnancy/Babies
 General Interest Links:
  - Learn about an uncoventional teacher U G Krishnamurti

  - India Related Links: A extensive collection of
    India Related Links by no means exhaustive.

=====================[ ACCOUNT MAINTENANCE ]==========================

  - Changing Your Password

  - How many hours do you have left in your account? (When you go
    here, pay attention to the bold text in the gray box)

  - Lost your password?  Here's how to get a new one

  - Can't Access Your Email?


=====================[ SUBSCRIBE/UNSUBSCRIBE ]========================

    Subscribing and unsubscribing occurs at:

    If all fails, you can always contact
    for help.  Please be sure to include your email address.

    >> Past newsletters are made available, in both HTML and plain 
    >> text at

==================[ TheGuide's Mission Statement ]====================

    TheGuide is dedicated to providing online help to Internet
    users.  The site keeps Netizens updated and in tune with changes
    about the Internet, both in India and abroad.

    In order to effectively reach its goal, support is needed. 
    Support comes in many forms.  We need your support in terms of
    article submissions, suggestions and comments as to what you
    would like to see more of, and help handling the immense amount
    of user feedback we receive.  If you are able to donate yourself
    in any way, please contact by email.
      TheGuide Free Newsletter    --