computer problems

Andreas Wistuba (A.Wistuba@DKFZ-Heidelberg.DE)
Thu, 8 Sep 1994 13:54:11 GMT+1

Hello all,

Some days ago we had onother computer accident here and this time
all (!!!) my saved mails are probably lost. I do not know exact
reasons for the loss and whether my data can be restored since the
responsible person is ill (!!!). As this is the second time now for
me that I

1.) lost all my saved mails
2.) get mails from people who are confused because not getting
replies from me

I am a little tired of continuing e-mail communication this way. I am
thinking of a private access to internet via a public mailbox which I
hope is a better way.
Does anybody have a private access? How much do mailboxes ask for
letting people participate inet?
Are there special programmes which make life easier and probably run
ander MS-Windows? We have Pegasus Mail here which most of the time
runs fine. However I do not know whether Pegasus is responsible for
my problems-I am not a computer expert and do not know much more than
how to start the machine.

Any hints are welcome.

CP-September order:

I sent some padded envelopes out directly to participants. Some other
small parcels will be shiped when I know how the first batch has
Do not panic - Nobody needs to pay before having the plants
in his hands. The parcels were shipped Thursday and Friday of last
week and should usually arrive the next few days.

All the best