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2answers
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Is there an easy way to always redirect facebook.com to facebook.com/events/list (Firefox, Osx)

I often use facebook for communication while working. When I do, I'd rather not see the facebook newsfeed. Unfortunately it's hard to remember to not go to the frontpage and use facebook.com/messages ...
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1answer
50 views

Is there any way to open a file which is already saved locally by clicking a URL in a browser?

I want to be able to do the following: I will click a URL www.xxxxxxxx.com/xx/x.doc but the browser will open a local instance of the file at C:/x2.doc. Can this be done?
0
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1answer
688 views

Clicking of URLs outside of browser does not open up

Nothing happens when I click on a URL outside of a browser. Chrome is my default browser but it does not do anything if I click on a link in e.g. Skype. What can cause this? HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\http ...
0
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2answers
459 views

what is the meaning of www2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does wwws mean? Today I got one link from my friend that starts with www2.zzzzzzzz.co something like that what is difference between www1, www2 and www3 in url
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1answer
1k views

When I open some websites its being displayed WW2 instead of WWW. Why? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does wwws mean? When I open some websites its being displayed WW2 instead of WWW. What it means and why?
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4answers
9k views

What is the difference between forward slashes and backslashes in paths? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows use backslashes for paths and Unix forward slashes? What is the main difference between forward slash (/) and backslash (\) in reference to paths, both ...
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3answers
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How to know from where I'm getting the data on windows?

I m' running on windows 7 x64. I have one software which retrieves data from internet and i'm interesting its source URL, how can i know from where i'm getting the data? Is there any software ?
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1answer
1k views

trying to access Google server on different ports

Why is that http://www.google.com:443/ fails almost instantaneously, while http://www.google.com:8080/ takes some more time before failing? If there is no server on these ports, both the ...
14
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3answers
33k views

What does the www8 or www6 in a URL mean?

I see some sites with urls such as www8.example.com or www6.example.com, but I don't know what www8 or www6 mean. Does anyone know what this means and if it's different from a URL that just has www?
5
votes
2answers
98 views

Why the difference in the URL formatting?

Why is that some URL's end with .html while some do not, while most of them are HTML pages? Why is that some URL's begin with www and some do not, while all of them are on World Wide Web?