Issue 6             THE GUIDE FREE NEWSLETTER                        Wednesday
Volume 2            http://guide.vsnl.net.in/          Septemper 22, 1999
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===============[ NEW FEATURED ARTICLES ON THE GUIDE ]=================

 - A Mini faq on Modem Optimization
   <http://guide.vsnl.net.in/tcpip/columns/mini_modemfaq/>              
   Optimize your modem performance..Hari Nair tells How! 
   (Sept. 19, 1999)
   
 - Medical Help via Internet
   <http://guide.vsnl.net.in/tcpip/columns/patient_guide/>
   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
   <http://guide.vsnl.net.in/tcpip/columns/net_addiction/> 
   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
        http://guide.vsnl.net.in/forum/
        (Ideas for forums not listed below? Let us know!)
        
        Jump to specific forum topics:
         o Frequently Asked Questions
           http://guide.vsnl.net.in/forum/bbs_forum.cgi?forum=FAQ
         o Modem Problems
           http://guide.vsnl.net.in/forum/bbs_forum.cgi?forum=Mp
         o Software related
           http://guide.vsnl.net.in/forum/bbs_forum.cgi?forum=Sw
         o Linux and FreeBSD
           http://guide.vsnl.net.in/forum/bbs_forum.cgi?forum=UNIX
         o VSNL's Services
           http://guide.vsnl.net.in/forum/bbs_forum.cgi?forum=VSNL
         o Email Help
           http://guide.vsnl.net.in/forum/bbs_forum.cgi?forum=Email
         o Web Help
           http://guide.vsnl.net.in/forum/bbs_forum.cgi?forum=Web

      - Search the Guide - The Guide now has a search engine, too!
        http://guide.vsnl.net.in/search.html

      - Archive - a list of all past articles
        http://guide.vsnl.net.in/tcpip/archive/

      - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ-O-Matic)
        http://guide.vsnl.net.in/cgi-bin/fom

      - "The Guide Feedback" - Direct your Questions & Comments to
        http://guide.vsnl.net.in/tcpip/feedback/

      - Directly to the author of an article


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

  - First India Meidal Portal
    http://www.drgill.com
        
  - Alternative Medicine
    http://www.altmedicine.com
        
  - Directories 
    http://www.healthfinder.gov
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ (National Library of Medicine)
    http://www.mayohealth.org
        
  - Nutrition
    http://www.navigator.tufts.edu
        
  - Pharmacies
    http://www.planetrx.com
    http://www.drugstore.com
        
  - Pregnancy/Babies
    http://www.babycenter.com
        
 General Interest Links:
 
  - Learn about an uncoventional teacher U G Krishnamurti
    http://www.ugkrishnamurti.org

  - India Related Links: A extensive collection of
    India Related Links by no means exhaustive.
    http://guide.vsnl.net.in/tcpip/columns/india_links/

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

  - Changing Your Password
    http://guide.vsnl.net.in/tcpip/columns/chpass/pass.html

  - How many hours do you have left in your account? (When you go
    here, pay attention to the bold text in the gray box)
    http://guide.vsnl.net.in/tcpip/columns/chpass/pass.html

  - Lost your password?  Here's how to get a new one
    http://guide.vsnl.net.in/tcpip/columns/forgot_password/

  - Can't Access Your Email?
    http://guide.vsnl.net.in/tcpip/columns/email_blocked/

        

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