Where can I hook up with free Zhonka wireless access?
partners with select local cafe, markets, bookshops and taverns to provide"Surfbreaks"
which are complimentary wireless Internet access points for patrons.
All the Surfrbeaks are listed on the Surfbreak
What do I need to hook up at a Surfbreak?
Basically a laptop
with wireless card or a PDA with wi-fi ability. Once you get close to
a Surfbreak, your wireless device will notice the location's SSID "ZhonkaSurfbreak"
and Voila! you're online.
How can my business get involved in the Surfbreak / Merchant Referral
Zhonka values relationships
with local cafes, public areas, computer retailers and professional
consultants. Participants in this program will be listed on the Zhonka
web-site and invited to participate in mutually beneficial co-marketing
campaigns. See the Surfbreak
Partner Agreement for more info.
What are some handy links for dealing with virus, spyware, and security?
Here are some useful
resources to protect your machines and network ... The sites and resources
listed below are all off-siteand provided "as-is" in good
faith. Zhonka does not bear responsibility for your use of the
software downloaded from these sites. You are responsible for educating
yourself about the policies and licensing requirements from these third-party
prevention and removal software:
Free antivirus tool for several platforms
Windows AntiSpyware (Beta) - security technology to help protect Windows
users from spyware and other potentially unwanted software
- Free virus removal tool!
Macafee - Commercial product support with some free services
Symantec / Norton
- Updates and info on commercial product
Policy and Information
about "junk" e-mail:
CERT.org - Security
news and Issues
- Author of "Spam-Proof Your E-Mail Address"
"Zen and the art of Small Claims" online zine and court cases
- E-mail spam filter for POP mailboxes with free eval version - also
info on "419 scams"
Act - WA
State SPAM law - File
Operating system update:
Windows users: Use Windows Update icon in the Start menu or visit http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/
for latest critical security updates.
OS users: Use the Software Update feature located in the "System
Preferences" in OSX or in the "Control Panels" in OS9
or visit Apple
Spyware / Adware
SpyBot - Free!
Ad-Aware - Free!
Safe Pages -
Generic screenshots for setting up common Internet applications, just
insert your basic Zhonka settings.
Hope - Searchable site for hardware and software troubleshooting.
Which computer stores and network consultants do you recommend?
Zhonka is pleased
to recommend these local computer stores and consultants who participate
in Zhonka's Merchant Referral program.
Specializes in on-site, multi-platform network planning, server software
configuration and hardware troubleshooting.
the Other Guys Inc.
Full computer retail store, on-site network consultation, printer repair
Development Group, LLC
Specializes in network engineering and routing, business technology
strategies and implementation.
Zhonka also maintains
a list of web developers in the Web hosting
- set-up configurations and support contact info
DSL packages & tech
info - how it works, how to get it, how to use it better
Dial-up - how to get connected,
how to get dial-up numbers while traveling
Webhosting & domains
- all about domain hosting, name transfers, & registrations
Billing & business
- how we charge, how to pay, account access, sponsored service, questions
- Surfbreak wireless cafes, computer shops, consultants, security links
FAQ home - why Zhonka, what we
offer, where we do it, why it's cool