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How do I insert text above a table at the top of a Word document?
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The active cursor is even with the bottom left of the table normally. You can just hit Ctrl+Home to get to the very first character of the file, then Enter to move the table down. If your table is ...

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How do I left or right align text in Google Chrome 6 address bar?
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Looks like it relates to Right To Left language support. Try hitting: LeftShift+LeftControl at the same time to see if it resolves.

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How badly do SSDs degrade without TRIM?
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My understanding of this phenomenon is that it affects the longevity of the drive more than it affects the performance, at least from what an end user observes. SSD media can only write to empty file ...

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In Excel's chart wizard, how can I use the arrow keys?
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Use F2. It works in Excel 2007. When you hit F2 it toggles your cursor from the cell selection to the formula/line selection in either the current window or if you are not in a wizard, the formula ...

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How do I do single command line command on multiple lines in windows?
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You can use the carat ^ to extend to the next line. For instance: cd\^ program files\^ foo_directory Will get parsed as: cd\program files\foo_directory

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The colour silver (and computer screens)
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Tell him it's like a TV. The screen itself has a light behind it, and the light is what makes the image. There are colored pixels in front of the light on the screen's surface which allow it to ...

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How can I disable the F Lock key on my Natural Keyboard 4000?
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Jason Tsang maintains a registry edit for Intellitype Pro keyboards to disable the F-lock key.

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Where can I find an unswitched ethernet hub?
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Amazon to the rescue. Unfortunately it's a special product now (people who want them really want them and can't use something else) so the prices may be higher than you expect. EDIT: Also you will ...

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Outlook 2010 - make it use the only profile automatically
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Check this page, specifically the section towards the bottom "How to configure Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007, and Outlook 2003 to open a specific email profile". I think it's a control panel setting you ...

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How to enable "scroll to click" in Windows XP?
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Hold shift, then click on that point in the scrollbar. It will take you there directly.

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Firefox sometimes goes back a page for no reason
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My guess is you are hitting backspace on accident. If you hit backspace while focused on the firefox window, it will go back a page. If you THINK you are in a web form but it didn't take focus, it'...

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Incrementing one value in an Excel formula
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Add a dollar sign $ before each coordinate that you want to be fixed. I.e., if you want C12 to turn into C13, do $C12 and the C will be fixed but the 12 will increment. IF you want both values to be ...

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How resilient is the .7z file format?
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Any compression tool is going to be subject to corruption issues on very large files. Your best bet is probably to use smaller files, but NOT volumes of a larger archive - as separate archives. ...

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How do I remap multi-key sequences to individual keys?
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Autohotkey. It can map key sequences, macros, mouse input, pretty much anything to a keypress or key combo.

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Why NOT to use GMail?
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It's off topic, but I'll answer anyways. Personally I like gmail, but some concerns would include: No automatic offline access (you can configure it with imap or pop3, though, and this applies to ...

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Why do cell phones disturb my speaker?
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It won't damage the speaker, but cell phones' electromagnetic fields (emf) can interact with normal speakers. Speakers work with electromagnetism, with an electrically induced magnet vibrating the ...

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How to change font color in Excel based on cell value?
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What you are looking for is conditional formatting. Here's a quick tutorial.

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Duplicate IP Adresses
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This may be a silly question but... Are you referring to INTERNAL or EXTERNAL IP address? I don't see it mentioned anywhere else here, but you will 100% of the time have the SAME EXTERNAL IP if you ...

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why are local file transfers slower than 1Gbps /100Mbps
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For the first part of your question: You are limited to the hard drive speed of your SLOWEST drive in the transfer. Your mega fast switch and NIC and badass new PC with the 15,000 rpm drives can ...

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Excel Trailing Spaces
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Its a 2 step process: Use the TRIM function =TRIM(Cell) To remove the spaces. Basically make a parallel column that is TRIMmed. Copy the trimmed cells, then PASTE SPECIAL to paste the VALUES back ...

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Differences between a modem, a wireless access point and a router
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Modem - Box from your ISP that connects to the internet. It actually connects to the phone line or the coaxial cable or whatever physical line you have. It normally has at least an ethernet ...

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How to create a virtual floppy drive?
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You don't even need additional software for this. Create a folder called "a", share it, map it as a network drive to A:. No need for additional downloads. I have used this on a lot of legacy ...

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Safety precautions to take while shifting your computer
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Always turn it off. :) If the case is open, ground yourself WHILE moving it. You will pick up static while moving most likely. Avoid any and all jostling, bouncing, impacts, etc. 9 times out of 10 ...

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PowerShell access denied to cert:\CurrentUser\My
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Sounds like you have permissions issues. Is this an admin account on this PC, are you subject to domain controls, and are there group policies enabled? I'm guessing this PC is locked down more than ...

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How to sum a range of cells with N/A values?
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The easiest way: Use SUMIF the value > 0. So the syntax for that one is =SUMIF(A1:B2, "> 0") You will get the same result since it will ignore any non-numeric or 0 values.

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Can mirrors block my wifi signal?
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It's conceivable an older mirror could cause issues. The glass shouldn't matter at all, but if they are heavy backed (silver or lead) it could be a problem. You're more likely to experience signal ...

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Sort order "Other Calendars" in Outlook
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In 2010, you can right click on "Other Calendars" and select "Sort by name". Not sure if it's the same in 2003.

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Router that can control when internet is on/off, based on time ranges?
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dd-wrt firmwares for Linksys routers have this option. I'm using it in my home network now.

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How do I turn on a Samsung SyncMaster 2494HM monitor?
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There is a power switch on the back next to where the power cord plugs in on that model.

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connect windows remote desktop without login prompt
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You can save credentials. If you save the connection as an RPD file, and use that file to initiate the connection, you can specify in options for the connection "Allow me to save credentials". It ...

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