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What is 1e100.net and why do I have TCP ports open to it?

I see my PC has TCP connections open to 1e100.net. Looking at the content this seems to be a Chinese site and I immediately feared the worst re viruses/malware. Then I checked the whois record and ...
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Download all music on Google Play iPhone App

With the Google Play iPhone app can you download your entire library without having to download each album induvidually?
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How to correct the summary information at the top right side of a Google search results display?

Just about any Google search (e.g. "Mandela" or "water") will display information at the top right side of the page. There are usually images, a link to a Wikipedia article or other authoritative ...
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Enable Touch Events Chrome

Google Chrome used to have an option for enabling touch events in the browser. F12->Overrides->Enable Touch Events. With the latest version of Google Chrome for the desktop I can't for the life of me ...
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Description text missing from google search

As you can see, descriptions are missing from google search. This only occurs on a certain google account which I am signed into (I've cropped that from the image for privacy). If I use incognito ...
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Google account History/apps/bookmarks sync between two different accounts?

Have changed my Google account and want to copy all my browsing data & apps etc.. to my new chrome account. Is it possible?
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Can you download Android apps from Google Play to your Desktop computer? [on hold]

I would like to download APK files from Google Play, but there's only an install button on the website. Are there any download clients for Play around?
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How do I exclude the following IP address range in google analytics? [on hold]

64.39.96.1-64.39.111.254 and 64.39.96.0/20 here are the instructions, but I'm not familiar with regular expressions. https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1034840?hl=en ...
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How can I download multiple photos from Google drive without clicking on each individual photo? [duplicate]

I have over two thousand photos on my Google drive. I would like to download them so I can print them. How can I do this quickly without clicking on each individual photo?
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Google Chrome 'Most Viewed Tiles'

A very handy UI indeed. However, I visit more than 8 sites regularly, and would like to increase this amount WITHOUT using any extensions or addons. Is there not a setting within Google Chrome that ...
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Google search results displaying in long thin column in chrome [closed]

In Chrome (40.0.2214.115 m) Google search results are displaying in a left-aligned long thin column (sadly I am unable to upload a screenshot from my location). This does not happen in FF or IE. I ...
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Is there keyboard shortcut to move input focus to the Google Search box?

I'm searching on Google a lot. I find it very annoying to move my mouse to the search box and click once so that I can input another search term. I did Googled some time, but no one seems to be ...
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How to prevent Google from translating familiar pronouns into respectful pronouns? [migrated]

When translating via Google from German to French, it always translates the familiar "Du" into the more formal "vous". For example, "Wo bist Du?" is translated to "Où êtes-vous?", instead of "Où ...
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Stop Google From Hiding Results [migrated]

The web-based Google user interface works as follows: On http://www.google.com , I enter a search term, e.g. latex superscript letters. I hit Return. Google displays the results list. I notice most ...
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In Chrome, how do I directly download a PDF from a Google search

When PDF files are returned by a Google search, sometimes I'd like to just download them, rather than viewing them in the browser. How on earth do I do this in Chrome? I can't right-click the link ...
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Disable Scientific Notation in Google's Calculator [migrated]

Google has improved its calculator a few years ago, and that update has brought scientific notation to the results. Before this update (years ago), when I searched "1 month in seconds", Google gave ...
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Does https work on google search terms? [duplicate]

For example when I type into google, "superuser" and press search, I see the following address on the URL bar. https://www.google.com/search?output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=superuser&btnG= ...
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Is it possible to solve equations in browser?

Is it possible to solve equations (quadratic, for instance) in Google calculator? It is possible to find something like 10^2+5^3. But I can't find out how to find x from, for instance, x^2+x=10. It ...
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All my Google Chrome data appears on someone else's device when they're connected to my WIFI

Recently, someone that came into my office connected our company wifi network on their personal Google Chromebook device and logged into their own Google account in Google Chrome and were presented ...
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Google chrome disable url suggestions from history

I was searching for a solution which will help me to disable URL auto suggestion (from history) while I type url on adressbar. But I haven't found anything about this solution. I tryied to uncheck Use ...
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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 ...
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How can I silently install Google Chrome?

I want to make a silent installation of Google Chrome Beta. I've tried ChromeSetup.exe downloader with /s or /-ms but nothing had worked. Then I've downloaded the standalone installation version, and ...
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Disable Google Chrome “Save page as…” or “Save as…” [duplicate]

In Google Chrome is there a way to disable "Save page as" or "Save as"? Is it possible to disable the context menu (right click)?
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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 can I Transfer Google Chrome's Data and Settings to another Google Account?

I use Google Chrome and I have 100s of bookmarks, history, search preferences, search engines, extensions, and apps installed. I want to have a new Google account, and I need to move everything from ...
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How to modify the language used by the Google Search Engine on IE 9.0?

I would like to know how we can modify the settings of the Google Search Engine used in Internet Explorer 9.0 to force to use a specific language. Our problem is the following: as it uses geolocation ...
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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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How to add meeting invitation with specified timezone on Gmail

How to add meeting invitation with specified timezone on Gmail I want to attach the meeting invitation link both in Taipei time and Boston time. But I have no idea how to do it .
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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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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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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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Normalizing imported date values and formats

I am importing data into Google Sheets and having difficulty figuring out how to fix and normalize my date cells which are being incorrectly interpreted. In Google Sheets, when you type in a number ...
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What is Chrome Canary and how is it different from Google Chrome?

As the question title says it all, I read Google support, I read few things here and there, the only thing they say is it's for developers and it is updated at a rapid speed, but what way exactly it ...
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Backing up Google Drive to NAS

I am interested if anyone has overcome the issue of making a physical backup of google drive on to a NAS? I have been looking in to a solution and am running in to the following problems. Backing ...
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Add-on for blocking sites in Google Search

I want to block Yahoo Answers for Google Search. As there is no option from Google for that. Is there any extensions for Chrome or add-ons for Firefox that can block sub-domain results from Google ...
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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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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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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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How do services like Google Latitude geolocate my laptop PERFECTLY with no GPS?

How do services like Google Latitude, through my browser, obviously through my internet connection (Ethernet not Wi-Fi), obtain my location perfectly with only my current public IP address? By asking ...
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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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opening socket to google hangs on SYN_SENT

I have 2 computers now: downloader (asus at4nm10t-i) with debian and desktop (asus sabertooth 990fx) with gentoo in the same network under NAT even with the same ethernet card: RTL8111E. driver r8169 ...
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Stay logged into GMail without getting tracked by Google

I use GMail and I like to stay logged in, so I can come back and check it once in a while. What I don't like, however, is that Google can track any web searches I do against my Google user ID. They ...
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Google translate client for OS X

I'm using Translate Client on Windows. This tool instantly get translation of selected text in any application by double press Ctrl What are alternatives for Mac OS X? Good implementation would be as ...
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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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can't add a new search engine in chrome

After I enter a new search engine and its URL, how can I actually add it? There is no button to push, actually there are no control elements whatsoever. I will appreciate your help in this matter.
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How can I avoid wasted space on Google searches on large monitors?

There is a lot of wasted space in Google searches (in Chrome) on my 23" monitor (1920x1080 resolution): (click image to enlarge) As you can see, less than 1/3 of the full screen width is actually ...