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Cmd+Enter no longer opens search result in a background tab

I used to make a large amount of use of the Cmd+Enter (or Ctrl+Enter on Windows) shortcut in Google Search results in Chrome to open the result in a new tab without switching to that tab. Recently ...
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Is there a way to create my own google search link?

Not sure how to word it but basically I have a custom search that uses options like site: OR etc. Now I use the same thing all the time. The only thing that changes is the search keywords. Is there a ...
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Disable Google Chrome URL Bar

Is there a way I can disable typing in Google Chrome's URL bar or hide it in the current version? I know about Kiosk mode but it removes the tool bars and tabs.
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How does google know where I am behind socks proxy?

Setup: Ubuntu Desktop. Firefox without flash or java. Using Socks 5 proxy. Wired connection. All history/cookies cleared. All other websites, including ip and location detecting sites like ...
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Google Chrome: changing the omnibox default search engine [closed]

When I run a search for the Google Chrome omnibox (which works as both a URL address bar as well as a search box) the search engine google.de is used and when I type google.com in the address bar it ...
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Is there anyway to search by google based on ip address? [closed]

As you know in Bing.com we can search all the websites on a specific ip address like this Bing.com ip:127.0.0.1 news in this case the bing, search the news keyword on the all websites that exists ...
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Does Google messenger need phone tower signal?

If I cannot detect any tower signal but I have wifi at home, will wifi only work? I am currently in this situation and waiting for a message.
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Setting Up Chrome on Public Computers

I'm looking for a way to automatically delete Google Accounts on a public computer. We have a few PCs and a few Macs in a library. Students are using GAFE accounts and it's becoming annoying to have ...
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Unicode doesn't work on big sites. Using windows 8

I get � or a question mark in a diamond. What does it mean? It does it on both chrome and firefox.
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Google.com international version?

When I visit http://google.com I want to get the international google.com version using the english language and not any kind of a localized version of it. http://www.google.com/ncr does not work ...
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OSX – remove google update drives

In finder I have dozens of Google update drives but it's not possible to eject them. How can I get rid of it?
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Why does Google call Thunderbird “less secure”?

I've never had problems using Gmail with Thunderbird yet, but while trying to use a free software client for Google Talk/Chat/Hangout I've discovered that, according to Google's document on "less ...
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Google redirects me to local version every time [duplicate]

I'm in Germany atm and every time I go to google.com they redirect me to google.de. Even if I call google.com/ncr they just redirect me to google.de again! I even tried google.com/?hl=en, which sets ...
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Are there any keyboard shortcuts for the Google search page? [closed]

I really hate having to leave my keyboard to select links after a Google search. Are there any keyboard shortcuts built in to the Google search page? A while back, I seem to remember being able to ...
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Why does Chrome show huge empty boxes in web pages?

How do I fix it? Is there anything I can do to fix it? I tried reinstalling it but it's still the same.
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Add search filter on google input textfield

I want to add filter on input textfield For example, If i Want to search big data Add these filter newer: 2014, language: Chinese ,type: blog Is it possible to search with those filter ? I don't ...
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How to exclude search results that match a URL instead of the content of the URL

Is there a way to tell major search engines to ignore search results where the matching phrase is in the URL itself and not the content of the URL? This came up while thinking about The First Number ...
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Two modems two seperate lines to equal one speed [duplicate]

I have two modems and two different phone/ internet lines coming into my home. Each line has 6mbps. Can I connect these two modems into one PC to combine the speed to 12 Mbps? Or is there a way to ...
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Issue with Google Chrome browser

Google Chrome - When I open a webpage in Google Chrome, the Page Content is split into two parts, having the TOP portion as BLANK white screen and the remaining content on the next portion, and we ...
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google chrome shortcut does not bring up blank page when shortcut placed on taskbar

I have a few google chrome shortcuts on my windows 7 desktop. One of them opens my Hotmail in google chrome. One of them opens my google calendar. And of course there is the original google chrome ...
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Google Takeout file formats

Does anybody know the file format specifications of Google Takeout exports? I see that the GMail export *.mbox file can be read by Thunderbird, so I guess the spec is publicly available? Thank you! ...
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How to get <arrow key down> to focus on first google hit?

At my school on a linux (Ubuntu) machine, if I google something and then press arrow key down, a cursor will show next to the first hit. I can then navigate down or up to select the link I want and ...
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Windows 7 and Google Chrome 39.0.2171.65 m

Since updating Google Chrome a couple of days ago, there is no longer a Print button in the Print function. In order to print, I have to save the page as a pdf and then print that out. This is a ...
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What is the difference between android and droid? [closed]

What is the difference between android and droid? Does Google own Android?
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How to change Google Mail's smart labels?

I am using Google Mail for my mails. Google got this Smart Label feature. Which marks mails automatically as bill or advertisement. This is my problem. I don't know why, but when I receive mails ...
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Sync Google Drive Desktop

I changed my google password, and desktop no longer syncs. I've seen some other posts that say to click on the google drive icon and 'quit', then log back in. I can't find the quit option anywhere? ...
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How to find torrents based on size? [closed]

I'm looking for a torrent but I only know it's size is above 50GB. I have no other information. I want to just find torrents whose size is bigger than 50GB and check each one. What are some ways to ...
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Google Chrome 35 - Installing older versions of browsers [duplicate]

I have some software that only works with Google chrome 35 and 37. I want set one of my users up with this software - but I don't know where to find the download for 35 or 37. Any ideas on a good ...
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Pinned program disappear after shut down

the installed program icon such as ytd always disappear from taskbar & start menu after shut down google chrome with window 7? Thanks.
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How do I stop MS Outlook from Contacting://www.google-analytics.com?

I am using MS Outlook 2013 on my desktop to access my gmail account. Everytime (and I mean EVERY time) I click on an email in Outlook, I get a small window saying, "Microsoft Outlook ...
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Why can't I connect to Google sites? [duplicate]

I'm on Windows 8.1 and I'm having a strange problem with my home network (I'm connected via ethernet to an Sitecom ADSL+ router). Since yesterday morning, it's very difficult to reach every Google ...
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can I download a raw file from Google's cache?

I want to download a file that is in Google's cache at webcache.googleusercontent.com. It is a plain text source code file and I would like to download it as a raw file so that it is intact. The ...
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How does the Gmail check-for-existing-username-when-creating-new-account-algorithm work? [closed]

Certainly not by exact matching Try entering "support23465624134546425mail" and switch the digits by any random series of digits. It's always "taken". I'm really struggling finding a good username ...
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Centos How to give permission to view folder ?

I push all the local files to Google Compute Engine using gcloud compute copy-files then login to VM using gcloud compute --project and view the uploaded file using ls command it's there .. No ...
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Can websites be filtered even when requests are sent through an encrypted ssh tunnel?

I'm in China and using an ssh tunnel to connect via a proxy to servers. It works well for most sites that otherwise would be blocked (e.g. Google, Gmail, some news sites). However, Facebook, Google+ ...
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What kind of information can Google get when I sign in using a Google account?

When I sign into a website using a Google login, what kind of information can Google see? For example on a website like Trello or StackExchange, can Google access all of my posts and personal ...
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Bold 'Google search' words

Let's say I'm searching for "Stackexchange" in Google... Why are not words that I'm searching for are not BOLD in results? Is it the same for everybody or should I change anything in Settings?
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Chrome processes even though I have uninstaled Chrome

I installed Chrome several weeks ago and didn't like it. So I uninstalled. But now I see that I have Chrome processes running and have started getting messages that Chrome is causing a high CPU load. ...
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Import .vcs file into google calendar

I have bunch of .vcs files now i want to import them into google calendar. I googled for solution and i find a way that mentions You need to save the .vcs file first into your hard drive ;) ...
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How can you satisfy Google's requirement to enforce SafeSearch at the network level?

I have kids that are old enough to start getting curious, and, while I don't think it's an active problem, I'd rather avoid the usual garbage that comes along the average Google search. Google's ...
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Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

Recently I started to use Google Chrome. How do I change the shortcut for address bar selecting, from the current F6, to F4 (such as Internet Explorer?) I have a direct key on the keyboard of "home ...
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Difference in Size Conversions [duplicate]

I noticed that there is a difference in the value for a conversion of Mbytes to Bytes between Google and my own Calculations 1Kb = 1024 bytes 1Mb = 1024 Kbytes so 500Mb = 500 * 1024 * 1024 bytes = ...
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My wife seems to have convinced every device she owns that she lives in Malta

Don't ask me how she did this... witchcraft probably. When I check her Google Nexus device, I can see the google location service is using 'Malta' as it's location, even though the device's location ...
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Google form border…Is there a way to remove it or not? or even blend it with the background color pink

How do I remove the ash and white stripes border around the "Login-USE your Zip code Google form" or make it look negligible? It is a form made using the Google forms Is there a way to remove it or ...
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Google Chrome Sync between work and home [closed]

just saw something posted somewhere else regarding Google Chrome syncing between work at home. I just got fired at work for my "internet use" because they are claiming they were able to print a 90 ...
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Does Office365 have “App password” option?

Does Office 365 have "App passwords" like Google does? Unique passwords given to applications requesting access that can be revoked? I've looked and I don't see the option. Edit 1: Added images of ...
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google photo auto-backup, creating duplicates from my new computer

I use google plus's auto-photo backup to auto-save my photos from my computer to google's server. Today, I got a new computer! I moved all my photos to the "My Pictures" directory, then installed ...
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View rendered html of html document in new Google Drive

In the old Google Drive before the material redesign, one could open an html document and that would show the source in a modal ( pop-up window with an overlay behind it ). Then when you pressed open ...
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Can'the access any google related Web pages or products

A few hours ago something weird happened. I tried accessing my Gmail and it just kept loading... So then I tried to go to a different website and it worked fine.. Every single website works except ...
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Google Chrome - Cannot switch off bookmark suggestions [duplicate]

I UNTICKED the prediction service box (in settings), and the browser still intrusively presents links I've bookmarked and suggests them below the address bar. How come this feature cannot be switched ...