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if you wish, you can send yourself a plain text test e-mail which will be sent
From:, with this subject:
Subject: Test e-mail to apparent ip address via

The body of your test e-mail will contain information like this:

about youvalue
your apparent ip address54.204.217.140
detected browserUnknown 0.0
user agent informationCCBot/2.0 (
secure connectionTrue
request typeGET
total bytes0
user language(s)en-us; en-gb; en;q=0.7; *;q=0.3;
referred fromnot detected
content encodingSystem.Text.UTF8Encoding
content length0
timestamp2016-10-28 10:02:19

N.B.: if you wish to send more than one test, you will need to re-enter your e-mail address for each e-mail* test.  Sorry.


e-mail address to be tested:  type only one e-mail address

      * this is to lessen the opportunity for someone to use this free service through automation.
      As much as possible, the information in the subject and body of each e-mail identifies the sender, you.

Tips++ for end users...

LMGTFY =. Let Me Google That For You:
This Google webpage will build a search link for you that you can e-mail to your grandmother.

KeePass is the perfect safe for the gazillions of passwords you've struggled so hard to remember.  Grampa no longer needs to use the same password for facebook and his online banking.  With KeePass the only password that one needs to remember is the one that opens her/his KeePass safe. KeePass is free open source software

Tips++ for computer programmers...

Scott Hanselman's 2011 Ultimate Developer and Power Users Tool List for Windows
Microsoft's Scott Hanselman has provided a list of tools, many that are not just for programmers.  There are tools to increase your productivity like SlickRun, tools to help you debug internet applications like Fiddler2, applications to keep you safe like Spybot, and more.  Some of them are also listed below.

hMailServer is a free, first class, open source e-mail server.

LINQPad 4 ... get yourself a FREE copy of LINQPad 4 ... Joe Albahari's LINQPad 4 is an awesome programmer's scratch pad that enables you to quickly check out code snippets you find in books and on web sites plus LINQPad also lets you rapidly experiment with c# ideas before committing them to vs2010. LINQPad 4 users can use c#, F#, SQL, vb.

Fiddler2, Eric Lawrence's awesome Fiddler2 "is a Web Debugging Proxy which logs all HTTP(S) traffic between your computer and the Internet. ... inspect traffic, set breakpoints, and "fiddle" with incoming or outgoing data. Fiddler is freeware and can debug traffic from virtually any application that supports a proxy, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and thousands more. You can also debug traffic from popular devices like Windows Phone, iPod/iPad, and others." is Microsoft's home for over 165000 internet ASP.NET developers.  it's many forums include c#, ASP.NET MVC, Security, and more.

stackoverflow is another excellent peer support network for programmer's.  stackoverflow is also a shining example of the type of websites that can be built with Microsoft's ASP.NET MVC framework.

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