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From: Jan Thomas <>
Subject: [FreeHelp] Fwd: Your FreePages are Ready!
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 14:57:13 -0500
After responding to this please do not post this as it has my userid and
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From: Jan Thomas <>
Date: Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 2:54 PM
Subject: Re: Your FreePages are Ready!
I have tried to long on with the information contained here, and it rejects
me. I copied and pasted the password. Just to make sure I am logging in
right, I clicked on the FTP Hostname link, then in the upper right corner,
where it says sign in to Rootsweb.com I clicked on "signin", supplied the
information below and it gives me:
*Member name and/or password are invalid
On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 1:15 PM, <> wrote:
> Your FreePages Web space at RootsWeb is ready!
> To access your account, you need to know these things:
> F T P H o s t n a m e: users.freepages.rootsweb.com
> U s e r I D: janthomas
> P a s s w o r d: dcELoAns
> PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE LETTER BEFORE YOU WRITE TO US!
> (Note that RootsWeb is case sensitive and the password must be
> typed *exactly* as it appears here: cutting and pasting is a good
> idea ... )
> When you look in your directory, you'll see subdirectories called
> "genealogy_html", "family_html", "history_html" and so on. Upload your
> HTML and GIF files into whichever subdirectory relates to your pages.
> EXAMPLE: A file uploaded to the "genealogy_html" subdirectory will
> immediately be visible to the whole Web at:
> A file uploaded to the "family_html" directory will immediately be visible
> to the whole Web at:
> PLEASE NOTE: Because of our commitment to providing improvements to
> genealogy services, many of the community directories, such as music, arts,
> games, are no longer available.
> I have also subscribed you to the
> mailing list, where all of the FreePages users at RootsWeb swap ideas.
> For unsubscribe instructions, please see:
> If you want to place your GEDCOM file on the internet, please do not
> upload these to your Freepages account. They will work so much better
> if you will upload them to WorldConnect -
> - as there your visitors will able to view your family and download
> only the portion they would like to use. GEDCOM files uploaded as a
> .GED file may be deleted by staff at any time.
> Do NOT upload MP3, zip, avi, mpg, rm, ram, exe or other similar type files.
> You may not use your account to upload files for downloading by other
> Your FreePages account may not be used for file storage. Violation of this
> rule will cause your account to be deleted without warning.
> The search Engine will index your new pages and enter them in the FreePages
> Directory. To read more about this go to:
> The Help pages are here:
> Web Space Accounts Administrator
> RootsWeb.com http://www.rootsweb.com