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Can I exclude spam domains from my search results? [duplicate]

Sometimes when I search for something, there are plenty of links to sites with no content (those who only have the premade templates which the search terms), spammers, and leechers (as in copying ...
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How to do a Google search for webpages last updated within 2 years?

How to do a Google search for webpages last updated within 2 years ? In other words I would like Google, but I do not wish any of the results to be over 2 years old.
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How can I get Custom Vanity Google plus URLs?

I see that Google and Blogger and maybe other have a customized Google Plus URL. Ex: http://plus.google.com/+google/posts http://plus.google.com/+blogger/posts
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How to delete all events on many dates all at once but not the whole Calendar in Google Calendar?

How to delete all events on many dates all at once but not the whole Calendar in Google Calendar? I tried to click on a date that got an event to delete and dragged my mouse to 2 days after that date, ...
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Setting Google results to stay in a language, regardless of location

How do I keep the Google search results in English regardless of where I am searching from? Google is a genius at knowing what ads to show me and what particular language to show me the ads. If I ...
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How to change links of the Google bar?

I'm using Chrome, and I want to change the links of the bar, but I don't know how. It could be a Greasemonkey script, but I don't know how to write it.
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Permanently turn off new Google Maps and go back to old one

I found new Google Maps slow, useless (routes with only two points) and wrong. Is there any way, I can turn it off completely and go back to favored old Google Maps? Or is this — as with ...
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How does one check what websites a person logs into using their Google account?

When you create Stack Exchange accounts and you want them tied to a Google account, when you log into your Google account you get taken to a separate page where it asks for permission and whether you ...
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Is there a way to create a doc directly inside a collection?

For the life of me, I wasn't able to figure out how to create a doc inside a Collection. When I click the Create button, the document is always created at the root level, and I have to find the ...
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Is there a shortcut to Gmail Contacts?

I often update my contact list. Currently I have to Open Gmail Open contacts link Is there a quicker way to do this?
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How to download our Google Web History?

In Google Web History, I can view all my past web searches. How can I download this data, instead of viewing them page by page on the website?
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How to make google.com not redirect to my country's local version of Google search? [duplicate]

When I try to load google.com in my browser (Firefox), Google redirects me to its local version of Google Search for my country: Notice how, even though the URL is google.com, the page is ...
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Keyboard shortcut to access the first link in a Google search page?

What is the keyboard shortcut to access the first result in a Google search page? Any "hacks" would be fine, as long as it does not require the mouse.
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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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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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Can I have some shortcut for language and area change in Google search?

When I try to search in another language, I click Advanced Search → Languages → specific language. It is a little tiresome if I repeat this for different langauges, and different key words. I wonder ...
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How to exclude a domain from Google search?

I would like to do a search query and filter out all results from www.foo.com. How do I do that?
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How to migrate all my Google data to another acount?

I'm using Gmail, Google Reader, calendar, Picasaweb and other services. I've decide to change my Google ID. And I am moving Gmail data first (via POP3), but it is a very hard job. I'm afraid to move ...
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Using multiple Google accounts without logging in and out to use [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Manage Multiple GMail Accounts on the Same PC/Browser? How do I set up multiple Google accounts so that I do not have to log out one to log in to the other? I need ...
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How can I stop Gmail from serving me auto translations based on my IP address?

When I go to Gmail website (FireFox, if this info is needed) with a different IP (IP from Germany), they automatically translate the page to German. How do I stop this behavior (in other words I want ...
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How to connect Google Talk with a non-Gmail Google account [closed]

I have a non-Gmail Google Account that I use for Google Plus. In Google Plus, I can chat with my contacts but I wish I could use the Google Talk software to chat outside the browser. How can I get ...
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How to open my Google account and my Google Apps account at the same time?

I have a "normal" Google account I use privately and I have a company account on Google Apps. Since yesterday, it was possible to open both, side by side in two tabs of my browser. When I try this now,...
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How do I transfer a Gmail account to a different Google account?

I am moving to a new ISP and realised that I'm going to have a problem with my email as i use my ISP's provided address. So, being smart, decided to take this opportunity to move to Gmail. I then ...
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Does Google read my email?

I'm considering getting a Gmail account. I've always been hesitant about privacy with Google, though, and especially with the new privacy policy (which is hard to understand), I have some questions: ...
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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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Limit Google “trusted computer” auth cookies to 30 days

It looks like Google's two-factor authentication has switched to using long-expiration cookies for remembering "trusted" user agents, instead of the 30 day expiration previously used. This seems ...
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Does sharing Public posts with an additional circle make a difference in Google+?

In Google+'s “Add circles or people to share with...” box, I can enter “Public”, making the post visible to/shared with everyone. I can also enter a circle, with or without the “Notify about this post”...
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How to download all Google Search images results

Is there a way to automatically download all the images that Google shows up on Google Image Search? I do not want to download the thumbnails and only the actual images in their actual sizes.
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Are GitHub sources parsed by Search Engines?

I used Github search which is good though sometimes I like to use Google's parameters for better search handling of what I want. site:github.com foreach Unfortunately for the first few pages, I am ...
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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 to make all Google products appear in English?

Most of my accounts on various Google products are on English, but some consistently appear on my native tongue, Croatian (for example, Webmaster tools). I don't like this inconsistency, and would ...
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Where can I find a list of the sites I've +1'ed?

If I go to my Google dashboard I can see the most recent +1 I made (below), but where can I find all the other websites/pages I've +1'ed?
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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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How can I remove spam filtering in Gmail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the spam filter in Gmail? Is there any way disable the spam folder and let all my messages come to my inbox?
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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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Log in to Yahoo! Mail using Google account or adding existing Yahoo ID to Google account

I want to use my Google account to log in to Yahoo account or email ID. So I want to link my Google account to the existing Yahoo account. I read the answer at this link: How to connect Google ...
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How do I change my primary Gmail email address on Google Accounts

How do I change my primary email address on Google accounts? (My current primary email is a Gmail address which seems to be the problem.)
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What is the real number of results in Google Images Search

Google Image Search Anyone know why when I search images in Google Image Search, in this example, the input is "Google", it says there are about 872.000.000 results. Then some images are thumnailed ...
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Where to report Gmail problems?

my gmail address is acting really strangely, it doesn't receive emails from certain email addresses, even though some emails get through. I've checked filters, SPAM, all folders - no problem there. It ...
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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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Changing Gmail account belonging to my Google+ account

I've had the same Gmail account now for 5+ years. I have a Google+ account associated with that Gmail account. I want to change my email address, so I created a new Gmail account. How do I associate ...
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Can a folder of Google Drive be embedded on a Google Sites page?

I have a Google Sites page and I need to share a folder to a group of people on the intranet. I couldn't find a way to do this way nor a way to do it file by file. I do want to share a folder and ...
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How can I register a username for YouTube?

My friend has a Google Account, iwantthis. She has the iwantthis@gmail.com e-mail address, but at registration, she wasn't able to register the iwantthis YouTube name, insted she has ...
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Remove contact from Gmail

After I have removed and blocked a particular contact from my contact & chat list, when I search with the contact's name in the search option of my Gmail account, it still throws up the contact's ...
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How to make Blogger show the last modified date of any post? [duplicate]

How can I make Blogger show the last modified date of a post? When I edit an old post in Blogger, is there anyway to list the last modified date somewhere? anywhere?
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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 one still get a free Google Apps Standard account?

I know there was a workaround that was working a few months ago to get a free Google Apps account for one user, however, when I tried the workaround this morning it didn't seem to be working. Does ...
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Monetization disabled on YouTube for copyright strike - 3 month, 6 months or permanent ban?

I got my first ever copyright strike on YouTube 2 days ago. This has put my account in "bad standing" for six months; until December 2016. I just received an email saying my monetization has been ...
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How to avoid Google Mail SMTP lock while traveling?

I know there are lots of articles about this problem, but I still can't find a nice way to fix that. My boss is traveling a lot, and because of constant change of place her google account is blocked. ...
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Is there any way to tell Google to use a particular account for all Google services by default?

I typically use 2 Google accounts simultaneously in my browser. So whenever I fire up any Google service like Google Maps or YouTube or Google Search, it uses one of the accounts. The problem is that ...