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Digital ID

I just tried to email a webpage; I got a notice that I could not send a digital ID page because I don't have a digital ID. What are digital id pages, and how can a person tell that a page is a digital id page? Thanks, grandpaw

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Thanks, Steve, for the info. I did have a digital ID for my bank account but found that some bank service, I can't remember what, was not available if I had that so I dispensed with it.

The problem I had must have been some kind of anomaly or I may have inadvertently done something to cause it. I had a website page on my screen about cooking and I tried to send the page, not just the link, to my daughter. That is when I got the message that I couldn't do this without a digital ID. I then went to the homepage for this website and was able to send the link, not the page, without any problem. I wondered if there might be a way for the website owner to require a digital ID in this circumstance, even though that didn't make much sense. I've tried recreate the scenario out of curiosity, but now I don't have a problem sending the page. It's not worth looking into any more, unless it repeats itself, but, anyhow, I now know more about digital ID. Thanks, grandpaw

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Hi Jerry
I don't know what you use for E-mail but IF it is Outlook Express, there is a thing to click on at the top of the e-mail for using a Digital-ID. You MIGHT have cicked that by mistake. I would not be surprised if other e-mail programs have the same option at the top. Just a possibilty. Grin

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How dare you accuse me of hitting the wrong key

The way you talk, Rod, you'd think I was in charge of what my fingers do. Frankly, the way they have treated me, I'm seriously considering your comment that tney may have to go; after all, there is that pencil thing that Chuck suggested. Thanks for demystifying, grandpaw

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(NT) (NT) You are welcome Jerry.

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