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How to stop google from changing results according to the links you press

Basically the title. I'm talking about how Google results seem to change to stuff about your region, and on links that you click often, it seems to rise to the top. Is there a way to stop that? I ...
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How do I prevent Google from killing access to sister/brother sites?

My free portfolio on google.com allows me partial functionality on some accounts. For instance: It allows me to use the Google Mail account almost without a hitch (at times Hangouts will simply ...
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Google Groups - “Don't Display at Top” nor “Delete” are working. How to get help from Google?

I have several posts which are pinned to the top of my Google Group. For some reason when I click "Don't Display at Top" they temporarily seem unpinned until I reload the page... they instantly re-pin ...
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New Gmail account requires mobile number only on select devices

On creating a new gmail account, they first asked for all the details. I didn't add my mobile number as I did not want to give it away and left Current Email as blank. After agreeing its TAC, the ...
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How do I get my custom email domain back from gmail?

My uncle who recently died hooked me up with an gmail account through his company, Radsoft. My email was ******@radsoft.com It expired february 22 and now I can no longer receive emails from that ...
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What does {:literal} mean in a Google search?

I searched for Adam Sandler today and I saw this: I couldn't find anything in Google search docs about {:literal} search operator. Any idea why I might've seen this and what it's supposed to do?
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How to search for “python” the programming language on Google Trends?

If I type ruby on Google Trends then it suggests "the programming language", which is what I want. But if I type python then it doesn't suggest the programming language. Question How can I get it ...
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Why did Google Search stopped showing me site descriptions?

Suddenly Google Search results stopped showing me descriptions. Why?
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OK to change YouTube channel name to help merge brands? Side effects? [closed]

I posted my early videos under my first YT username, JeffOYB. I got 390 subscribers, 300k views, 47 videos. Then I started an OutYourBackdoor YT acc't. That's my main business name. I've uploaded a ...
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Using secondary domain for Google Hangouts URL

My primary domain name is foobar.com. My secondary domain name is fizbaz.com. When I create links in Google Calendar to do a Hangout, the URL always includes foobar.com no matter what, but I'd like ...
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Inserting an image into HTML text editor [closed]

I have a question about inserting an image into html. How can I insert an image tag? I am using a text editor in Google called < TXT >. I tried to contact support for the website but could not ...
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Can I get a Google Apps for Work Collaborative Inbox into a mail client?

I have set up a collaborative inbox for a customer using Google Apps for Work, through the Google Groups for Business App. I want to know if it's possible to get this email address to work in a mail ...
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Why does Google Talk think I am “signed in from a different location that doesn't support invisibility”?

I only occasionally use Google Talk, and only via Gmail in my browser. I always stay invisible, and only use it when someone asks me (say, via text or email) to chat with them, and then I send them ...
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Preventing my birthday to be shown in other people's Google calendar

How can I prevent my birthday to be shown in other people's Google calendar? I saw my contacts' birthday appear by default in the aggregation of my Google calendars: I know I can unselect the "...
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Is it possible to sign into Gmail only?

Normally when you sign into Gmail, it signs into your whole Google account - YouTube, Gmail, Google Search, etc… Is it possible to sign into only Gmail and leave the others not logged in? From a ...
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How do I unlink Google accounts?

I accidentally linked two of my google accounts, so when I log into one it logs me into both. I cannot seem to find a way to undo this. How do I separate them again?
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Delete all Old Google Plus Posts

Is there a way to delete all of my old (all is also fine) posts on my personal Google+ profile without deleting my Google Plus account?
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Trust a device for more then 30 days in Google Two-Factor Authentication

When I log on to my Google account and have to enter a two-factor code, I get an option to trust this device for 30 days: Some time ago, this option trusted the device permanently - which is a lot ...
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Resizing Google+ photos from standard to full size

I have lost hard copies of a number of photos and they are saved in Google plus and Picaso. They were saved as the smaller, standard size photos. Because of the lower quality, I cannot utilize them ...
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Google Maps shows wrong name

Recently I posted a question Business won't show up on Google Maps. It turned that I had to wait a bit longer for Google to put my business on its maps. Now I have a new problem - the name of the ...
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How long is GMail legally allowed to keep my emails after I delete them?

I have a gmail account since long before 2008, I wondered should I delete some or all of my mails, how long could Google legally still claim the right to internally keep them. I've checked the Vault'...
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Hide/remove Google Plus red notification number on Gmail etc [duplicate]

I have scoured the web to no avail. The solutions here Disable the Google Plus red notification number on Gmail, Google search, etc does not work anymore. I don't know about the chrome plugin, ...
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How to add a text input field along with radio input button in Google Form?

I am creating a Google Doc Form for a company's internal survey. One question is like: 'Do you have a Dental School Program by Another company or organisation, if yes What?' How can I add a text input ...
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How can I google search a defined set of domains/sites for a certain string [duplicate]

I want to search for a string and limit that search to certain sites. For instance I may want to search Google TV site:walmart.com Google TV site:amazon.com Google TV site:bn.com Google TV site:...
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How to change name on Google Account

Following the steps outlaid here: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/27442?hl=en I signed in, clicked edit under Personal Info, and I can see the First Name and Last Name but I can't edit ...
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Gmail “suspicious sign-in attempts” email - legitimate? [duplicate]

I got two emails this week from Gmail, claiming to have prevented "suspicious sign-in attempts" to my account. These emails came from the address: signins.activityalerts@gmail.com (using the name "...
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Is it possible to run both Outlook and Google Apps on the same domain?

My company uses Outlook for email/calendars but I'm a big Google Apps user and was wondering if it's possible to implement Google Apps for my company so there can be a choice if someone wants to use ...
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The share via email option has disappeared in GPlus

There used to be a little box you could check to share your Google Plus post via email that's not there for me anymore - It just disappeared. Any idea how to get it back?
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in chrome: gmail zoom in returns to default

I surf in gmail via chrome. I usually zoom in (pressing ctrl and +) to 150%. when i click on "inbox" \ drafts \ sent mail the view reset to zoom 100% but if I press ctrl and + I see the zoom ...
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How long does Google for Work take to release an alias?

I want to remove an alias from a Google for Work account and create it as its own Google for Work account. How long, after I remove the alias, will Google take to release it for use in another account?...
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My Google search results use to include a “Translate this page” link alongside each search result

My Google search results used to include a “Translate this page” link alongside each search result. This does not appear now and I have tried to find a way to bring back that option for many hours ...
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How to enable dictionary search in Google?

Ho do I enable Google dictionary search in Google web results? If I do a google web search (e.g. for the word 'pertain') in my private gmail account, I don't get any Google Dictionary definitions. If ...
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Why should I use the Google Authenticator app instead of SMS?

I use Google's two-factor authentication, because I know that access to my email account is the skeleton key to all my other accounts. And... it's pretty annoying - I'm frequently swapping computers ...
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How to use different Google account for selected services?

I have account A of Google for work stuff and account B for registering other accounts (which hides my identity). I would like to log in to Google Drive, Gmail and Blogger with account A and other ...
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Google Fonts make use of CSS3? [closed]

Just a quick question. Does Google Fonts just make use of the technology of CSS3? (Which means they just host fonts in their servers, instead of ours. And let us load their fonts, with some of their ...
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Avoid Download and Upload in Google Drive to Share when I am not owner

I have been shared a folder by my client and I am not the owner of the folder. I know that sharing this folder is not possible, however presently I am forced to download the folder and upload it ...
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Recurring email in Google Apps for Business

I need to send out weekly reminder emails from my Google Apps for Business account but it is going to be tedious and error-prone to have to manually remember and send the emails out. Can I automate ...
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Can I create a new Google Apps user with the same email address as an existing alias?

I’ve got an Google Apps for Business account, in which I have a main email address that I use for everything related to my company—studio@... I created an alias of this called careers@... which I ...
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Google+ automatically sends invitations after addings contacts in Google+ Circles

I've moved my 1000+ contacts into Google+ Circles which I thought of as contact categories. Prior to creating my Google+ Circles and assigning all my contacts to the appropriate circle I checked my ...
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Suspicious Gmail login - by Google ??

I received a "Suspicious sign in prevented" email this morning for one of my Gmail accounts. I changed my password just in case but upon inspecting the email details it looks odd. It was accessed by ...
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Using “Google 2 Step Verification” while on vacation

I'm using Google 2-Step Verification and I'm about to go for vacation. My biggest concern is that I will not have my phone with me and therefor will not be able to receive texts with code whenever I'd ...
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Can Google Apps Admin monitor the chat history of users?

This may sound a too silly question. My company uses Google Apps for all the employees . So all of them have example@companyname.com as their official email. I understand that there would be an admin ...
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default gmail account

my daughter logged in to her gmail account and it seems to be the default; when I open gmail, hers is first choice, then mine; she lives in another state and only used her account here once. How do I ...
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Could I access a large number of permalinks via Google or OneDrive?

How do I access OneDrive file permalinks without having to go to each file and get the link? Ideally, I'd simply like to append the file names to a link which specifies the directory on OneDrive. ...
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How not to use Google Sync at a particular computer?

Yesterday, I logged in to Google from a rather public computer using Google Chrome to check my emails. As soon as I logged in, a popup window appeared and informed that my bookmarks, passwords, ...
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How to change google time from EST to IST?

When I search something time related in Google like "when will X telecast","X vs Y" like this, the result shows for EST time. I'm in IST timezone and would like to get the result accordingly. My ...
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How do I move a Google Spreadsheet document from one Google account to another?

I created a moderately complex Google Spreadsheet document in my personal account, which become popular amongst my colleagues and is now officially adopted by our team. Therefore, it would make sense ...
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Can an IP address be incorrect?

Today while doing a Google search, I noticed at the bottom of the search results page a city and state that is not mine and the phrase "From your Internet address." I don't know if this has always ...
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How to change font type, size, and colour in Google form

How can I customise the background, font type&size and the color of a Google form?
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Grab locations to KML from custom map owned by a different person

I have a Google map and I need to grab these locations. Is it possible to grab locations to a KML file from custom Google maps that are created by other users?