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I didn't have any of these extensions installed but I just noticed an update to the Window Resizer Plugin started redirecting all my Google Search results links through EcoSia to support tree planting in Brazil. So if you have the Window Resizer plugin or any other plugin that supports Ecosia in a recent update. That may be the culprit. Its not spam or a ...


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You have installed an extension in your browser which causes all of your traffic to be rerouted through the ecosia.org. I did a simple Google search and found that it is an organisation that donates about 80% of its earning to plant trees. That being said, if you are worried about your privacy (which, you should be), uninstall the extension or try to ...


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Please verify that the time on your computer is correct. Just to be safe, go ahead and sync it to your timezone. Alot of these issues are easy fixes, because the time somehow got messed up.


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The location has changed in recent versions of Firefox. Firefox before 21: ~/.mozilla/firefox/[profile]/Cache For Firefox 21 or later, The location has moved to: ~/.cache/mozilla/firefox/[profile]/Cache Where [profile] is like a_random_string.default (any folder name which ends in .default, if you are using the default profile, separate profiles can ...


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Solved it! Go into Privacy in Google Chrome's settings. Clear your browser data. It looks like it had cached the wrong authentication key for me.


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Sounds system based. You likely have poorly written spyware. See this SuperUser article for recommendations Your host file may be modified: Check your host file: Press + R Type: %systemroot%\System32\drivers\etc press ok (you may need to tell it to show system files) Double click on hosts and open with Notepad The only line that should not have a # ...


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You're searching an English term on primarily Japanese-language sites. Most *.jp sites will be written in Japanese, so you should search on Japanese terms (using Kanji/Kana, not Romaji). Using Google translate, the Japanese word for "embryology" is "発生学". Search for "発生学 site:*.jp filetype:swf" gives 224 results Search for "embryology site:*.jp ...


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Assuming you're speaking of the actual Google Notifier application (there's a 3rd party app called "Gmail Notifier") then it's probably because Google dropped support for the Google Notifier at the end of January (2014). Basically, they suggest you use the Chrome browser instead. From Google: Google Notifier Beta is no longer supported. If you want to ...


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Google.com/webhp is a valid Google website. Just like Google.com/ncr or Google.com/jp it is something that Google uses to help with localization so you get to the correct Google server based on your locale. You are over thinking the redirects as being harmful. The redirects in themselves are not harmful, the Conduit redirects are though. Here is how to ...


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This may not be your ideal solution - but the way I was once told to do it was to delete another tab thumbnail and then when the "undo" button appears - click "Restore All". It will mean that you need to hide a potential load more tab thumbs that you don't want, but it will revive the one that you do! Since this behaviour can be a pain to work with, it ...


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Gmail's web page is running MANY scripts in the background on timers, etc. These take up memory as they work. Your "Saved" copy won't have these scripts (at least not in a working/running manner), and their associated objects in memory. If you use a memory profiler (built into most modern browsers' development tools) you can see what's actually using ...


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Few rules about usernames: Google doesn't recycle addresses, if account gets closed, username will still be shown as used, even though it doesn't exist. Some usernames are reserved to prevent spam, usernames like postmaster, and abuse are reserved, and probably few others. Similar variations of same username are not possible. For example, if ...


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There is a solution to this, but try it only if you are OK with meddling with windows firewall. In the firewall advanced settings you can place rules as to which program has IN/OUT access to which port/protocol. Now outlook fetches your mail using the IMap protocol, whereas the analytics site is accessed by your mail using http(s) protocols (ports 80 & ...


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Regarding this you have to login in to the google play and from there go to setting as disable it following the below path Settings menu, tap "Auto-update apps" --> Do not auto update apps if you wanted to disable for an app by default. go to my apps -- google calender -- click right hand side expander where you will have an option to disable the ...


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Reference Are Android and Droid the Same Thing? What is Android? It’s a Linux-based operating system released by Google in 2008 to compete with Apple’s iOS. Like the engine to the sports car, Android is what separates mobile devices from absurdly expensive paper weights. It manages the memory, processes, software and hardware on your phone ...


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If problem is search only, you may changed search engine. First go to setting. in search sub menu click manage search engines. first see if default search engine is google.if not make it default and test problem. in very bottom of poped up page,fill fields with this: name: google_custom keyword: google URL: http://www.google.com/search?q=%s/ now ...


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All these devices use google's settings. To restore it, do the following: Go to google.com. Click on the gear in the top-right corner. Click Search Settings. On the settings page, next to Location, remove everything, so its blank. Save settings. Problem should be fixed now.


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If your DNS requests are not tunnelled, too, China might have a chance to interfere here.


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Thanks to some thoughts of a friend, I found the problem in my case, so for others having similar problems and already doubting ssh tunnels, I will report it here and strengthen faith in ssh tunnels again: DNS-caching is the issue. China responds with wrong IPs if requests for sites like facebook are queried on a server that is controlled by China. If ...


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Since Code Your Cloud saves all its code/documents as a .txt file, a file extension that Google Drive can open, you'll be able to retrieve all the data you created with Code Your Cloud. However, since Google Drive doesn't have native support for editing .txt files, you have two choices after that if you want to edit, not just view. Use another text editor ...


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Somebody is inferring with your SSL connection. This might be: Doing SSL interception for security reasons. This is often done in companies. You are behind some capture portal, which intercepts connections for unauthorized users to ask them to login or accept the side policy or similar things. Somebody is trying a man-in-the-middle attack. This might also ...


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If you use Chrome you can use Personal Blocklist (by Google). Description Blocks domains/hosts from appearing in your Google search results. The personal blocklist extension will transmit to Google the patterns that you choose to block. This use to be a standard feature on Google that they depreciated. Instead they created this extension.


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This is apparently something new with the most up to date version of chrome, as you are not alone. If you look in your chrome extensions, you will have one called "EcoLinks" which is now enabled by default. You can just turn it off, or uninstall it. Either is up to you.


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Seems like Google has removed the extension now. And here are some good alternatives to try


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This functionality now exists in Chrome and has since version 24 or earlier. - So no need for extensions (any more) Left-click the first tab in the window you want to merge, then hold the shift key and left-click the right most tab. All of the selected tabs for the current window can now be dragged and dropped as as group on another Chrome window.


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Press Alt+D to highlight the url in address bar. And then press Alt+Enter to open the same URL in new tab. As a shortcut, you can use Alt+D and then without releasing Alt, pressing Enter, will work as a shortcut for duplicate tab.


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It is possible to silent install Chrome using Chocolatey. Install Chocolatey @powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy unrestricted -Command "iex ((new-object net.webclient).DownloadString('https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1'))" && SET PATH=%PATH%;%systemdrive%\chocolatey\bin Install Chrome cinst GoogleChrome



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