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Unexpected “waiting for localhost”?

So I ran into something that kind of worried me today. Lately my computer has been kind of slow and I'm dealing with that, but today when I opened Facebook in Google Chrome, I noticed a message in the ...
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Why does the gmail web page use so much RAM? [closed]

When I log into my gmail account (using Firefox 31.0 via Ubuntu 14.04 64bit), if I save that web page to my desktop, the file size is 1.3 MB. However, if I look at Firefox's RAM consumption before ...
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chrome console.error stopped working

I've been relying on console.error for some time, but all of a sudden it just doesn't emit anything. it still works in incognito mode. i've disabled all the extensions one by one but that didn't ...
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Google installer has stopped working

Several times a day I get "Google installer has stopped working" I tried a virus scanner and Malwarebyte but the message still keeps to came back.Is there a way to get rid of this prompt?
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Customizing New tab button in Google Chrome for Desktop PC

In Google Chrome (for PC) when I click the new tab button, is there anyway to get the Apps page instead of New tab page? I am hoping i could do this (if at all possible) by fiddling with the ...
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Google Apps Business gmail stop logoff and popham SMS verification

I work in company 400people, we use Gmail for Business. We not given password to mail for our employers for secure reasons. Hard drivers are encrypted so they need only one password to log in. But i ...
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Chrome Google Now typed input

Google Now has been included into Chrome on the desktop now (at least in Windows), but is there a way I can do Google Now kinds of things without speaking, and typing instead? Like a way I could type ...
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Chrome Developer tools missing timeline views/modules

So under timeline I would normal see options such as Events, Frames, Memory in the upper left but I no longer do. I'm not sure what I did but what I have there now is two checkboxes: capture stacks ...
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Add Google Custom Search Engine to omnibox

I've created my Google Custom Search Engine here https://www.google.com/cse When I add it to omnibox with rightclick and try to use it I receive: It's not unexpectable because search url in that ...
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Google chrome sync

I logged onto my google chrome account from my work computer and noticed the history from my personal computer as suggested thumbnails. I immediately closed out of chrome. Will this trigger a signal ...
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Particular website is not accessible when specific DNS is used

Particular website is not accessible when specific DNS is used.We can ping to that website even if cannot browse.Also in some cases can reach the domain by using IP address (Ex: ...
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Automating tasks in the web browser

I would like help with the following: I need to know how to automate a web browser (either Chrome, Firefox or Safari) to perform the following task. Take a word from a .txt file housed on my hard ...
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What could have caused my Chrome and Google account to revert to it's original state a year ago?

About a year ago, in August 2013, I came home from work to find that my home copy of Chrome turned sour. I had tabs open which I didn't when I left home, my bookmarks were changed to my original ones ...
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Google chrome fails to open any page when I type in the address bar to search something in Google

Yesterday I have formatted my computer, and installed the newest version of Google Chrome (version 35.0.1916.153 m). When I type something in the address bar it sometimes does not open any page. All I ...
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sign into google analytics with alt account

When I try to access google analytics, it always tries to login via my primary login (which is my student gmail account). However, I have my google analytics set up for a different google apps account ...
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bugzilla installation using xampp in windows 8

need to install Bugzilla using XAMPP with Perl on my Windows XP machine. What is the procedure? I have installed PHP based applications in XAMPP like Joomla, WordPress, etc., but it seems that ...
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crawling google links produces 400 error

I had a google scraper some time ago that quit working when they made some security changes. I just had a task come up and realized something must of changed a lot. the best I can get with any tool to ...
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How do I play movies from the Google Play store in WMC?

I saw an ad indicating Game Of Thrones Season 4 is available on Google Play today. I have a Windows Media Centre based HTPC. Is there any way I can watch Google Play content from within WMC?
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SSL error on youtube and google

This is everything it says. I honestly have no idea what the heck is going on. This just started happening a couple days ago. This is everything it says. Cannot connect to the real www.youtube.com ...
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Removing Bing from my Google search bar when I open a new tab

Bing has rudely planted its self on my "open new tab" so above Bing my regular Google is there but below is the irritating Bing search bar! I have tried everything I know of to get rid of it and it ...
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Retry failed downloads - Google Music Manager [closed]

After my old computer died I wanted to download my music collection from Google Music - which is very easy with Googles Music Manager. After a few hours it had downloaded my library, but also showed ...
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How to change gmail address (not name)? [closed]

I'd like to change my email address from xxxx@gmail.com to yyyy@gmail.com. There are a lot of "infos" on internet, but they're showing changing name. I don't want to change displaying name, but whole ...
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IE Search Provider: Specifying gTLD / Country-Specific Site

I am based in the UK, and as such typically use google.co.uk as my search engine. However, my employer is based in continental Europe, and thus my internet proxy is located overseas. As a result, IP ...
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How do I re-show a hidden website on Chrome's new tab page? [duplicate]

I've accidentally clicked the "X" to hide a specific website from showing in my recent/most popular pages. How can I get it back?
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Unable to login to Google Drive desktop

I just downloaded Google Drive for PC. When I try to log in, I am only able to log in to an old account of mine (I suppose that email is cached somewhere), an account which for whatever reason is ...
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Why is Google Maps showing Google Search?

When we disable Javascript and visit maps.google.com, it shows the page for Google Search instead: I'm getting this behavior regardless of the browser used (Chrome/Firefox/Safari/Opera). What's ...
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Google products and services not loading at all [duplicate]

This started suddenly. Basically i was watching videos on youtube, and suddenly it stopped loading. After a few refresh attempts, it started saying Firefox cannot find the server at ..... Then I tried ...
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What does the ei= code in a Google link signify? [closed]

Whenever I hit cmd+K in Firefox I get redirected to a Google search page. I would expect it to just go to www.google.com but instead it sends me to a link that looks like this: ...
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IE9 Internal Proxy w/Custom Settings doesn't Allow to Authenticate Email Address

I have searched and searched but I can't find the answer to my question. Here is the my current setup: Instead of using a proxy service, I used IE 9's internal proxy server and forwarded all outgoing ...
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Evolution/Gnome Keyring won't remember Google password

I changed my Google account password. I'm using Gnome 3 under Fedora 20, so I entered the new password in the Online Accounts settings. I'm using Google calendar and syncing it with Evolution. My main ...
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google.com/search redirects to google.com/webhp but only sometimes

According to the internet when google.com/search redirects to google.com/webhp, it means Search Conduit has hijacked the browser. In my case, this is what happens: ...
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How long does it take for Google Analytics Goals to start show some data? [closed]

I am testing Google Analytics Goals but I am not sure if I have it setup correctly. I setup a basic 3 step goal just as a test. I then went to my web site and performed those three steps. Should that ...
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YouTube. Why “In reply to” opens in new window?

YouTube. Why "In reply to" opens in new window? Is any way to see "In reply to" at the same window?
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Opera default search engine settings

I recently purchased a new laptop. The language was initially set to UK English, but I am in South Africa, and so it should be South African English. Anyways, I changed it accordingly, and also ...
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what happens to my documents in Google Drive when a connected app on is no longer available?

Lets say I connect an app to Google Drive. For example Code Your Cloud from https://codeyourcloud.com. This app lets you edit C# code in Google Documents. My question is what happens to my existing ...
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How to prevent Firefox from redirecting to OpenDNS's “website-unavailable.com”?

I'd like to get Firefox to work with OpenDNS, but still retain Firefox's standard behaviour when typing something on the location bar. Before I set up things to run OpenDNS, if I typed google on ...
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Separate Work and Personal Profiles on Chrome

I have been using multiple profiles on Chrome for both Work and Personal. In preparing to exit Work, I noticed that the majority of my personal Saved Passwords are available in my Work profile (and ...
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Why would a new EC2 East instance take me to www.google.com.tw?

I set up an EC2 instance in the U.S. East (N. Virginia) region. It's a Windows Server 2012 instance, and the very first time I visited Google in Internet Explorer, I got redirected to google.com.tw. ...
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Remove specific header information sent from Thunderbird to Google servers

If I am using the web interface of Gmail, it doesn't add my IP address to the email headers (only adds the Google IP addresses). If I use Thunderbird, it add my IP address to it and Google mail ...
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How can I permanently suppress sites from google search results [duplicate]

I stay logged into Google. I would very much like to permanently blacklist sites that I know to be SPAMmy or low quality from showing up in some of the modules like news and search. Any suggestions on ...
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How can I customize the list of Apps from the top right corner on Google's sites?

When I am on Google's home page, and I am signed into Gmail, there is an square icon with nine little squares atI the top right corner of the page. If I click on it, I see the list of apps. I would ...
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To search japanese sites in Google?

I am trying to search japanese sites for Embryology unsuccessfully by filetype:swf site:*.jp embryology but it returns only a few results. The problem is that I do not have specific url pattern ...
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How do I change the default google search country for the location/search bar in Firefox 24+?

I usually search from the location/search bars in Firefox 24 ESR. Unfortunately, google thinks I'm in India and defaults to giving me "Indian results". I'd like to change the search country via the ...
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Google is not opened in browsers

I have the following browsers installed on my system. Google Chrome, Version 33.0.1750.154 m Mozilla FireFox, Version 27.0.1 Internet Explorer 8 Except for other sites, Google doesn't open in all ...
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When on VPN, can't load any sites that belong to Google

I work from home and I VPN into the office. We are a remote team all over the country and we use Google Hangouts to video conference. After I VPN, I then RDP onto my desktop which is a physical ...
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How do I Import a CSV file to google voice with different fields than a normal contact?

I want to import bulk phone numbers, addresses, and business names to google voice. The CSV file I am trying to import has different fields than a normal contact field and the system won't process ...
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Is google using Akamaihd CDN for some of its services?

I run a few captive portal system where we have akamaihd.net whitelisted because we want users to access some of the services hosted on akamaihd.net. Problem is now users can access google.com too. ...
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Does the file browser in Chrome OS send data across the network?

Chrome OS does allow syncing with Google Drive, which obviously does send data through the network, but what about the local file system?
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This Google cookie is indestructable

I don't use any Google services directly and have Google's safebrowsing support disabled. Yet, this PREF cookie for °.google.com which appears to have a unique identifier is unremovable. It restores ...
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Google Hangouts Stuck and Unable to Sign in

So, my Chrome Hangouts extension seems to be stuck trying to sign me in to an account, but I can't try signing into another account. All I get is a message saying: Unable to sign in This ...