Windows 7 is the successor to Windows Vista operating system. It is considered the fastest selling operating system in history, selling 150 million copies in 9 months.

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YouTube videos reload when I replay

When you start a YouTube video, there's a light grey bar which indicates the loading of the video. When I replay the video (by clicking the 'replay' button or by clicking somewhere random on the ...
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Where can I find Windows 7 Gadgets? [closed]

Microsoft used to provide Windows Desktop Gadgets on their official website. I can no more find those gadgets there, but only a limited number of them. Microsoft's explanation about the gadgets is as ...
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How to get notified when messages arrive in my Facebook inbox?

I use a Windows 7 PC and I need to get notified every time a new message arrives in my Facebook inbox. I tried the Notification feature in the Settings, so that I get a message into my cell phone ...
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Gmail Notifier “no unread mail” [closed]

I read another thread on the same problem, regarding having to use Chrome since February, as Google claims no other browser supports the program. I logged in my Gmail account with Chrome, and I still ...
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Shortcut key to open YouTube videos in full screen mode

What keyboard shortcut will open up full screen mode while playing YouTube videos? Viewing on a Windows 7 machine.
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New Yahoo Mail interface unread messages not shown in bold

As you may have noticed Yahoo Mail's new interface is now a lot like Gmail. I like it, however the unread messages is not showing in bold font. There doesn't seem to be an option to change this in ...
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What is the single/alone URL for Hangouts chat?

I want to have the URL for Hangouts, in order to open it directly, similar to the one used for Google Contact. That is, I don't want the Hangouts to be a popup to the G+ site. Is such thing ...
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YouTube videos reload when I replay them?

When you start a video, there is a light grey bar which indicates the loading of the video. How come when I replay the video (by clicking the 'replay' button or by clicking somewhere random on the ...
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How can I force Google Maps to update “My location” when I move?

I travel a lot and I use Google Maps to help me get around a lot. The My location feature is very handy when you're lost and find a WIFI hotspot but it has one problem. My Location likes to cache ...
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I can't log into Twitter from my Laptop?

When I try and log into Twitter from my laptop it says this: Server error The server for https://twitter.com/ took too long to respond. It may be overloaded. Here are some ...
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Upload to two Google Music accounts (run two instances of the upload manager)

My wife and I use Google Music, but as it is now we have to run the upload manager in each of our (Windows 7) logins to upload new music to each of our accounts. Can I run two separate instances of ...
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Where can I download windows 7 desktop gadgets (since MS shut gallery down)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find Windows 7 Gadgets? I wanted to download a Google Calendar Gadget for my Windows 7 PC. To my disbelief, on the Microsoft Windows Gadget Gallery I was ...
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Google Talk Plugin 2.6.1.5251 Installed but not picked up by Chrome

After installing GoogleVoiceAndVideoSetup.exe, Chrome still tells me to install the plugin when I visit a Google+ Hangout or try to use Gmail video chat. I have even uninstalled the plugin from the ...
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Webapps on the desktop - options for [closed]

I've been playing around with Mozilla Prism to bring a WebApp to my desktop, it works pretty well but I was wondering what alternatives there are? Edit for clarification: I am using Windows 7 and ...
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Gmail “standard view” is not working in Firefox 3.6.10, even JavaScript is on and I've cleared the cache

Gmail "standard view" is not working in Firefox 3.6.10, even JavaScript is on and I've cleared the cache, and restarted. I get the following message. JavaScript must be enabled in order for ...
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How can I get Firefox to remember passwords for banking sites?

I wish for Firefox v4 to ask to remember passwords on Windows 7 for many banking sites that somehow cause this feature to be suppressed. Is there a way in Firefox or a plug-in that will allow these ...