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It's easier to use Wolfram|Alpha. It's great at mathematical problems! By the way, the answer given by Wolfram|Alpha is: x = (- 1 +- sqrt(41))/2 :)


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There is no way to extract source PHP files from a properly configured server. You can only get whatever these files produce server-side, be it HTML documents, CSS stylesheets, JS scripts or Word files to be downloaded. Same with Googlebot, it only sees what your browser sees and nothing more.


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Get skype premium or add these to your hosts file: 127.0.0.1 rad.msn.com 127.0.0.1 g.msn.com 127.0.0.1 live.rads.msn.com 127.0.0.1 ads1.msn.com 127.0.0.1 static.2mdn.net 127.0.0.1 ads2.msads.net 127.0.0.1 a.ads2.msads.net 127.0.0.1 b.ads2.msads.net 127.0.0.1 ad.doubleclick.net ...


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Something else to try is going to about:config and then changing the keyword.URL value. By default it is set to this: http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=navclient&gfns=1&q= Try changing it to this and see if it makes a difference: http://www.google.com/search?q=


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For some reason, the default settings for the google search engine is incorrect. Go to Preferences, Manage Search Engines. Change the URL for the Google (Default) entry Old value: ...


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In Chrome on your slow laptop, open Advanced sync settings (chrome://settings/syncSetup), change from "Sync everything" to "Choose what to sync", and uncheck anything you do not want to sync to the laptop. This will only affect the laptop where you change these settings. After unchecking "Apps" in this list, you will experience the following behavior: ...


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Save the page using your browser's save-complete-page functionality, and then set an HTML "base" tag in the header of the saved page to google.com. Info on that tag here: http://www.w3schools.com/TAGS/tag_base.asp


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Set your homepage to about:blank and then use the search bar of your browser.


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Read this How to SMS with Google Voice from Any Mobile Phone via lifehacker It's not their Google voice number it's a number (starting with 406) Google assigns to that person. If they sent that person's phone number, when you replied, it would be from your cell phone number not your Google number. When you reply to the 406 number Google assigned to that ...


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April 2016 update: QQ IME is merged with Sogou, so now they use the same engine. The input quality of Sogou IMO is still second to none, but after these years, Sogou has got even more bloat. Google Pinyin hasn't been updated since 2014. It is virtually dead. The Windows 10 stock IME, Microsoft Pinyin, is probably a good bet, it is quite lean even ...


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The "identity" (origin) of a web site is determined by the hostname you access it by. This redirect may be simply to ensure the site works as intended (e.g. having access to your login session cookie), not specifically to reject IPv6 access. Try adding an IPv6 address for www.google.com in your hosts file instead, or using wget --header="Host: ...


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ProfileSwitcher can do this for you. It adds a new option to the browser menu from where you can easily select and switch between profiles. You can also run multiple Firefox profiles simultaneously. Use Profile Manager to create profiles.


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Deselect the Show apps shortcut in the menu shown in your question.


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Try Ctrl+Shift+Click or Shift+Middle-click Use the Tab Activate or Tabs to the front! extensions.


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There are IPv6 IP adresses. The difference between familiar to you IPv4 adresses is that IPV6 one are 128 bits long. All of them are located in Malysia so if you're not located there then it's likely you've been hacked.


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Probably the best way to do this is with the SearchWiki feature. If you sign in to your Google account, you can disable a result.


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I dunno if you guys know this yet. But google has introduced Keyboard shortcuts to their searches as an experiment. But for that, you must join their experiment. After you join them, you can use these keyboard shortcuts in two modes.. Keyboard Shortcuts Navigate search results quickly and easily, minimizing use of your mouse. Current keyboard shortcuts ...


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It seems that your administrator does not want you to google for the phrase email. Mostly it is to prevent workers from uploading anything into the network, therefore webmailer, web2.0 services and the like are filtered out. Weighted phrase limit exceeded seems to be a hint on the working mechanism of the filter, that has a list of buzzwords weighed with a ...


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Google is making multiple requests for 'pages' (which are not shown to you as pages) as you type, to offer you the drop down suggestion list. IE is caching the result of these, not sure why. Try Fiddler http://www.fiddler2.com/fiddler2/ if you want to see more of what's going on between a browser and a web-server.


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Through trial and error, I believe the Location should be: http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=%s


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By default, Google search results should open in the same tab for all browsers. Check your Google Search Settings and make sure that Open each selected result in a new browser window is not enabled.


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Uninstall Bing? Right-click (swipe downwards in touch) on the tile, and hit uninstall. If it isn't pinned to start, you can do exactly the same from the 'all apps' screen.


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WORKAROUND I found that there is some kind of a Chrome glitch (as if it were the only one...) that you can read about here: https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=60876 Seems a workaround (this worked for me) was to browse to the Google Chrome folder (for me it was my username/AppData/Local/Google/Chrome/Application) and delete the old version ...


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Although it's hard to believe sometimes, Google isn't magic :) Web search relies on an index and index is built of tokens. Usually punctuation is removed before tokenization of your query. Some special cases exist, which are probably determined from popular queries (For example, google recognizes c++). So, when you type $?, google throws away punctuation ...


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This one is kind of a pedestrian response, but it'll do the trick. Start a new firefox with a different profile. Create a new profile specifically for gmail. Set it as a desktop icon for quick access. firefox -P nameOfProfile on a shortcut will do the trick. Create a new profile with firefox -ProfileWizard


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Set up IMAP for your favourite e-mail client, then access the "All Mail" mailbox.


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Notes that you sync with Google will show up in Gmail in your archive as messages from you with the label Notes. You can get to them by choosing the label Notes from Gmail's left side nav bar (you'll have to click on the "n more" down-arrow first if you have a bunch of labels already).


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Native Client allows web applications to send C programs to your browser to be executed locally, with strong security controls. It's an advanced and experimental system that is not currently implemented by any web applications, to my knowledge. Any web application that does require it should make that clear. So, you can safely disable it.


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Google and third parties know your location from a number of sources: Based on your IP address it is possible to reliably, though not perfectly so, know where you are located (nothing to do with WiFi) as an example go here and see what country and city it thinks you're in, I bet it's right http://www.ipaddresslocation.org/ If you ever used google maps to ...


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Use the OR operator in all caps. See http://support.google.com/websearch/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=136861&rd=1. For your example, we would enter: closest distance site:mathworld.com OR site:www.math.com



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