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Choose which Google Account when accessing Google Groups?

I have a personal Gmail account, and a business Google Apps account. Throughout the day I am logged into both mail interfaces in my browser (Gmail and Google Apps Mail). With the fairly new feature of ...
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Google Analytics: Best way to separate stats for subdirectories?

I have a number of sub-sites operating under the same domain. I would like to track the stats and analytics with Google Analytics, but have each sub-site appear on its own. My site structure looks ...
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Filter domains from google search without -site:example.com?

Is there a way I can block sites from my google searches? For instance, if I have a tech question often one of the first results that comes up will be to a site that wastes my time with wanting me to ...
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How to get Google to convert (for example) bytes to gigabytes

I know I have done it in the past accidentally. Maybe this was a feature that has since been turned off? If someone knows, I would appreciate the tip. Some documentation of the exact syntax would be ...
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Bing - Is there a NCR site for it?

Just like Google having an NCR (No Country Redirect) URL, does Bing have one? Basically, I am looking for a site URL which will take me to the US - English site?
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US traffic day by day in Google Analytics. How?

How can I view traffic from specific country by date ? I mean I would like to get report of US traffic from specific time frame by day. e.g US traffic starting from 1st October 2010 to 31th October ...
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Interesting ways to use Google [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hidden features of Google In what way that differs from its main purpose do you use Google in your everyday life? For example, to check if I use a word combination ...
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How to set timezone of Google Groups?

Now all the time of my google groups is PDT, but I want it be GMT +8. Does google groups support timezone configuration or is there any other workaround?
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Is there a way to tell Google to speak to me in English, instead of German? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to test google.com outside the US? I live in Switzerland, and Google insists on speaking to me in German instead of English. I don't understand German. It's so ...
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Google Analytics redirects to 'www.google.com/analytics/provision/' on clicking 'View Report'

After logging in to my Analytics account I can see all the reports I have available (I'm administrator for all). But upon clicking 'View Report' I get redirected to the page: https://www.google.com/...
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Add Google Map to my Google Calendar

Ok. So, I have a saved map of my plans for Saturday on it. It's in "My Maps" on Google maps. Is there a way to link that map (as in attach it to the calendar event, not just paste a link in the ...
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Is it possible to pass w3 xhtml strict validation and still use google analytic code on my webpage? [closed]

Is it possible to pass w3 xhtml strict validation and still use google analytic code on my webpage?
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Does Google Docs Viewer only open documents (PDFs, .DOCs) that are upto a particular file size?

I noticed that Google Docs Viewer could not open (the progress bar halts) some of my .DOC files that were over 12 MB while some documents which were in about 5MB opened fine. Is there a file size ...
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Google Voice: how to change speed dials?

On the left-hand side of the Google Voice user interface, next to "Contacts", there is a + (plus) sign, and when you click it, it maximizes into a list of 5 people. I did not choose any of the people ...
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How can I remove individual google products?

If I look at my google dash board for my google apps admin account I see: App Engine - My Applications Calendar Calendar - Settings Checkout Checkout Contacts Contacts Custom Search Custom Search -...
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Gmail hacked, no IP alerts

Recently my Gmail was hacked - I was suddenly signed out of Gtalk and my password no longer worked. I was able to reset my password by following my secret question/answer. When I logged in again, I ...
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Can no longer access Google Apps services through external applications

I should note that I also recently transitioned my account to a full Google account. I'm not positive that transitioning my Google Apps account to a full account is the root of the cause here, but it'...
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List with all Google applications? [closed]

I never heard about Google Notebook but apparently there is one. Google.com just show some of their applications. I wonder if there is a site/list showing all their products free to use?
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Google Opens New Windows

In Google, whenever you click those links on top of each google Page (Ex Mail, Calendar, Docs, etc. the shortcuts) it opens everything in a new tab/window. Is there any way to make Google Open them ...
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Google.com instead of google.se? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to test google.com outside the US? Whenever I enter google.com in the url it will be converted to google.se. Is there a way to prohibit that?
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What's the best way to switch domain aliases from one account to another in Google Apps for domain?

I'm using Google Apps for Domain to manage mail, calendar, docs, etc for pupeno.com. I've created many other domain names and added to that Google Apps account as aliases. Now I want to move some ...
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Google mobile version of webpages (proxy) [closed]

I remember seeing some service offered by Google which lets you enter in a URL and it will output a mobile version of the page for you. Does Google still provide such a service?
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Google voice and gmail call phone - one and the same thing?

I registered for googlevoice about a half an year back and have been using it to call Canada from US. It DOES consume my normal T-mobile minutes. Just yesterday I heard about the gmail phone call ...
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Trusting apps from Google Apps Marketplace

From my experience with third-party Facebook apps, I'm wary of adding apps from the Google Apps Marketplace to my Google Apps installation. Can I trust apps from the from Google Apps Marketplace? ...
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Google Groups search: Limit search by date (1981 - 1989)?

Google Groups contains an Usenet posts dating as far back as 1981. I want to search the Usenet archives for some historical references. How can I limit my Google Groups search to only be between two ...
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Graphing Google results for various phrases

What is the easiest way to make graphs like these? Is there an app for it? http://xkcd.com/715/
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security and google id

There are lots of apps (on my phone, on the web, etc.) that want to use my google id for authentication and to sync data -- news readers, contact info, notes to google docs, etc. In general, they ask ...
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Is it possible to get more than three suggested routes in Google Maps?

Can one get more than 3 suggested routes via Google Maps? If so, how?
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How to know the position of your website in Google? [closed]

How to know the position of your website in Google search.
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How do I change the time interval displayed in Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar's week view, the time of day is listed down the left side of the panel. Each hour is divided into two blocks. Is there a way to change this to "squeeze" down the time so it only ...
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Unauthenticate Google OAuth connections

I authorized access to my account by an application that turned out to not work. Now I want to remove the authorization in case it was malicious. How could I do this?
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Choose which calendar event goes into using Google Calendar Quick Add

Is there any way to specify which calendar the event should be put in when adding an event using Quick Add in Google Calendar. The help article on the topic gives all sorts of advanced options, but I ...
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What will Google do with my data?

When I give data like Email, documents or my search history to Google I trust that they will keep my data secure (from hackers, employees, foreign governments, etc.) keep it private only use it for ...
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How do I find out the cost per click for specific key words on Google Adwords?

I'm new to the "Adwords" feature of the Google search engine. I understand that for a fee measured in cost-per-click, I can have sponsored links appear in Google searches. I see that on the Adwords ...
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Is there a web-based equivalent of Microsoft OneNote? [closed]

I use Google Docs for most of my document creation / management needs, but one thing I've found seriously lacking is a note / task management system along the lines of OneNote. Does anything exist in ...
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Why does Google sometimes display more pages than can be viewed?

Take a look at this query: http://www.google.ca/search?q=site:stacklist.quickmediasolutions.com At the bottom of the page, it shows 5 pages, but when I click on 5, it jumps to page 3. Why is that?
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How does Amazon know what I have been searching on Google?

I was just browsing at some products on Amazon, without being logged in to Amazon, and then I noticed at the bottom the 'Recent Searches' box - which showed searches I had made from Google and had ...
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How can I change my username on Google Help Forums?

When you attempt to create an account on Google Help Forums, it asks for a username to use. Each username is unique. I have an old account which I set up to use my desired username. Now when I try to ...
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Is there any web-app to monitor my internet usage? [closed]

Something like Google History for searches, should be able to work from anywhere (I login and my web usage should be "recorded"). Also, should be searchable for it to be of any use. Google Web ...
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Can I send support questions to Google via email?

I've got an issue with a Google app that is nonstandard, so I'd like to write a detailed explanation to the Google support team instead of using the standard forms. Which address do I have to send my ...
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How do I consolidate my Google logins?

Google has the ability to add email addresses to your account, but if you've already made a different Google login with an email address, you can't add it to your account any more. Is there any way ...
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Is there a free and privacy-aware alternative to Google? [closed]

Google tracks searches and also sends search data to visited sites in the HTTP referrer headers. This information can be tied together to allow someone to look at what you have been searching over ...
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Alternatives to Google webapps? [closed]

I find myself using Google products most of the time. These are Google Search, GMail, Reader, Picasa, Groups, Documents, Maps, Translate and so on... They are not bad generally, but I think I might be ...
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Convert time zones with Google?

Can I convert time zone calculations (18:30 CEST to GMT+1 for example) with Google?
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Google search engine alternatives [closed]

We all use the Google search engine, and it makes life easier. It's the best at the moment, but that doesn't mean that there won't be rivals or alternatives to Google. Are there any search engines ...
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How can I switch Google back to the white background instead of the image?

Recently my Google home page starting having a background image. I like the plain white background. How can I switch back to the white background?
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How do you get Google to retrieve your hacked and deleted emails?

My Gmail account was hacked a while ago, and because the hacker setup a forward that deleted as it worked, I lost a month's worth of emails. Google help (oxymoron) said that I could never get the ...
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Is there any way to use Gmail storage in other Google services?

It's unlikely that I'll ever have more than 1GB of email. However, I do have more than 1GB of photos (Picasa) and more than 1GB of files (Google Docs). Is there any way to use the storage from Gmail ...
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Use Google as an OpenID without logging into the rest of it?

Every time I login to Google as my OpenID I stay signed-in. This can get annoying as I feel safer searching Google without being logged-in, even if my dynamic IP is logged. Obviously I can just ...