zeasoft.JPG (17633 bytes)

hsupt.gif (3323 bytes)

[ZeaSoft/_private/navbar.htm]

Homing Pigeon™ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Search the ZeaSoft web site:

Search documents for:


Hard Drive Refomat

bullet.gif (848 bytes) What if the thief trys to reformat my Hard Drive, won't Homing Pigeon™ get wiped?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) How can Homing Pigeon Survive a Hard Drive reformat?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Can I prevent my Hard Disk from being reformatted by a thief?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) How good are format survival schemes?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) What is the history of Homing Pigeon and hard disk survival schemes?

Homing Pigeon Lite

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Does anything from Homing Pigeon appear in the StartUp group where a thief can see it?

PC Recovery

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Will ZeaSoft help me and law enforcement interpret my Homing Pigeon message, and help with its recovery, should my laptop get stolen?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) How do the security features in Windows NT/2000/XP, affect the need for using Homing Pigeon™?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Do you have any useful internet links related to PC recovery?

Email Compatibility & Setup

bullet.gif (848 bytes) How long should it take for the message to get to me?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Are there settings that will work for AOL?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Are there settings for  users of Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) How do I check my Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express settings?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Are there settings for  users of Eudora?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Are there settings that will work for Yahoo! email?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Are there email settings that will work for everyone?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Can I get away with just giving Homing Pigeon my email address and nothing else?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Can I use no settings at all other than tell Homing Pigeon my email address?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) What if the network Homing Pigeon is on blocks all SMTP (outgoing email) network transactions to servers other than their own?

Homing Pigeon Settings

bullet.gif (848 bytes) How can I check on my Homing Pigeon Settings?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) What is this POP Authentication stuff?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Why do I see all these grayed out boxes with Homing Pigeon™ Lite?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) How do I tell if my ISP wants me to use POP Authentication?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) What if my ISP wants POP Authentication but I don't want to use it?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) What are the best settings to maximize Homing Pigeons' chances of getting its message to me should my PC be stolen?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) What is this "Allow routing through ZeaSoft's server" business?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) How do I check what version of Homing Pigeon™ I have?

Personal Firewalls, Internet & PC Security

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Will Homing Pigeon™ work with BlackICE Defender personal firewall?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Will Homing Pigeon™ work with ZoneAlarm personal firewall?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Is the Homing Pigeon™ message sent to me in plain text or is it encoded so that someone with a packet sniffer cannot casually read it?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Can Homing Pigeon™ encrypt the location message instead of merely encode it?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) What are Windows Policies?

bullet.gif (848 bytes)Why is the Homing Pigeon™ system better than having ZeaSoft run a "Central Reporting Web Site" for Homing Pigeon™ to report to that I have to log into to check my Homing Pigeon™ reports?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Can I make it so other users of my machine cannot change my Homing Pigeon™ settings?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Why aren't the older versions of the Homing Pigeon™ configuration program password protected?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) How come I can't find a ZeaSoft or Homing Pigeon Program Group in the Start menu?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) How safe is using my credit card to buy something (like your products) on-line?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Does my PC broadcast its IP address, does Homing Pigeon™ broadcast my PC's IP address, and is this a security issue?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Are Raw Sockets in Windows XP a security threat?

General

bullet.gif (848 bytes) What is Windows lifecycle and what versions of Windows does Homing Pigeon™ support, and for how long?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) I saw that Homing Pigeon™ is sometimes on sale. When will you put Homing Pigeon™ next?

bullet.gif (848 bytes) Microsoft stopped supporting Windows 95 in November 2001. Is ZeaSoft supporting Windows 95 in Homing Pigeon™?

bullet.gif (848 bytes)Is there a version of Homing Pigeon™ for MAC's?

bullet.gif (848 bytes)Is there a version of Homing Pigeon™ for UNIX?

bullet.gif (848 bytes)Is there a version of Homing Pigeon™ for the Palm OS?

bullet.gif (848 bytes)Is there a version of Homing Pigeon™ for Windows CE?

bullet.gif (848 bytes)Is there a version of Homing Pigeon™ for OS/2?

bullet.gif (848 bytes)I have v1.0 and it works great. What are the major improvements of v2.0 over v1.0?

bullet.gif (848 bytes)What is the Homing Pigeon™ &  Homing Pigeon™ Lite License Agreement?

bullet.gif (848 bytes)How do I uninstall Homing Pigeon™?

bullet.gif (848 bytes)My computer was recently stolen and a short time later I received a Homing Pigeon™ postcard in the mail. How did you know?


Contact ZeaSoft technical support

[ZeaSoft/_private/navbar.htm]
[ZeaSoft/_private/LinkExchange.html]
[ZeaSoft/_private/footer.html]