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How to create a Windows Vista Shortcut to Specific Hotmail Message?

When I open a specific message in Hotmail and I create a Windows Vista Shortcut to that Specific Hotmail Message, and when I click the shortcut I created, I get a list of messages in the folder, not ...
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How to increase the volume on certain YouTube videos

Most videos on YouTube are loud enough and I can hear them perfectly well, but some have got the volume down too low even with the YouTube volume slider on max and the PC volume set to maximum too. In ...
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Youtube video suddenly growing too large for its embedding area

This happens me very frequently that I watch a video on Youtube (not full screen) and suddenly for some reason the video grows 2 or 4 times its size, but the box in which the video is displayed on the ...
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Save dynamic content in Chrome on a Windows tablet [closed]

I have written a few web pages that get some user data via forms over the course of these pages, store it as cookies, and then get the cookies and tabulate the information on the last page by doing ...
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Google Hangouts chat - No notification occurs for incoming messages

My company uses Google Hangouts chat as an IM client. When there is a new incoming message in a Google Hangout multi-person chat that I have joined, neither the Windows taskbar icon for the Hangout ...
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Set the picture on a Contact in Outlook.com/Windows Live

How can I set the picture for a contact on the web at Outlook.com? I have Windows 8 and and using the People app I can set a picture on the desktop but that doesn't show up on the web. On the web ...
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Are there software (Web App or otherwise) that will allow me to view all my Twitter posts and and select which ones I would like to delete? [closed]

With Twitter's web UI, it is very hard to see all my Twitter posts/tweets, especially the oldest ones. I have to manually scroll down until the bottom and wait for Twitter to load the next set of ...
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Email Aliases on Windows Live Domains for Custom Domains

I have hosted my email on Google Apps and was trying to move it to Windows Live Domains. However, when I tried to create my email address as me@mydomain.com, I received the error "The requested ...
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When Windows XP is discontinued, do I need to upgrade my operating system? [closed]

I have service pack 3 on my computer and operating system is Windows XP. My computer model is HP Pavilion f1503. Windows XP is going to be unsupported from April 2014. What should I do? Should I ...
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Is there a desktop application for Jango?

I like Jango, but I don't like keeping a browser tab open on it. Is there a Windows desktop application that works with Jango, preferably one that can be minimized to tray? I'm torn between posting ...
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How to copy multiple files to multiple targets in SkyDrive

I want to copy a couple of files that I have to each of about 12 different folders, so that each of the folders has a different copy of the file in it. Currently, I am using the 'Copy to' option in ...
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How can I search gmail for a windows activation key?

Somewhere lost in my gmail is a windows key. It's by itself in an email but I cannot find it. It's formated like so: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX If gmail supported regular expressions it would be ...
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What is paid for when using the “free” websites on Windows Azure?

I imagine the (up to) 10 free websites one can run on Windows Azure isn't completely free. When going through the calculator, what's paid for? Assuming the site was simply an HTML5 site with no ...
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Is there a web app that provides a terminal emulator / secure interface to the bash shell?

Is there a website where I can use the bash shell with support for xwindows, e.g. so that I can ssh -Y into my Linux desktop?
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Trello on Microsoft Surface RT - please confirm your email address

I'm using the Trello app v0.9.0.5 for Microsoft Surface.I log in with my Google account. I see 'please confirm your email address' and a blank avatar icon. I'm seeing intermittant sync issues with ...
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How to archive completed cards in Trello in the windows 8 app?

It is very pretty, but i see no way to close a card. Does anyone know?
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Sync Google Drive when not logged in

I have installed Google Drive on a server. When I login to the server, Google Drive starts automatically and synchrnoizes files, pulling changes down from the cloud. All good so far. However, I would ...
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Does anyone provide an Internet connection speed test that does not require any add-ons (flash/java)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does An HTML5-based Broadband Speed Test Exist? Is there any website than can perform an upload/download speed test benchmark that will work on a computer that does not ...
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How did Firefox on the Linux side of my computer know my Facebook name had changed?

I have Windows 7 and Mint Linux on my computer. I had changed the e-mail address I use to log into Facebook (and I did this on Windows). The next time I logged into Linux it had the updated e-mail ...
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Dropbox picture sync: Skip RAW files?

I like the convenience of having Dropbox keep track of my photos because it tends to work with my devices over 3G (I am often tethering to my phone with my iPad and Macbook) as well as Wifi, but it's ...
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Code snippet plugin for windows live writer

Do you know of any Windows live writer plugins which formats code (php, html, css, js) in a good way? I've already tried: Insert Code Code snippet But they do not have what I want. First, they put ...
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Editing Skydrive synced storage on web

I have installed Windows Live Mesh from Windows Live Essentials. I've synced a folder "Test" containing couple of word documents with Skydrive. I opened skydrive.live.com and logged in. On the left ...
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Netflix: Cannot see option to watch movies online

My friend just sign up for Netflix premium account. He can browse through the collections but all he sees is just an option "Add to discs". I guess, Netflix gives an option to see the content online ...
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Hosted VM to play games [closed]

There is a service out there that hosts a bunch of VMs with different software running on them (like a game you want to play), that you can then connect to and use. But I can't recall the name of this ...
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How to block Microsoft spam email on Hotmail

I am using live.com email. That is also Hotmail. Microsoft always send me a bunch of advertisement mail which is annoying. How can I block it?
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dropbox alternative which supports long filename

I tried dropbox great except when I copied files which are under deep level directories it cannot support it. So any alternatives ?
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Why can't I buy a Zune Pass in the UK?

As a long time US Zune Pass user now living in the UK, I want to buy a Zune Pass for here... but I can't seem to get it to work. Going to the follow address brings up a "Page Unavailable" error... ...
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What's a good .NET based blogging engine? [closed]

What is a good .NET based blogging engine? And why would you recommend it.
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How can I speed up LinkedIn on the client end?

Does anyone know if it's possible to speed up a site, such as LinkedIn, on the client end? The site is incredibly slow in Chrome, and not much better in Firefox. I've noticed that LinkedIn loads ...