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How to scan for malware and download a pdf within an ftp address? [migrated]

This top result of a Google search for positive semidefinite matrices diffusion mri: ftp://ftp.cc.ac.cn/pub/home/dyh/papers/ChenDaiHanSun-SIIS2013.pdf is impossible to open, even though there is no ...
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How can I search for files with a specific extension and some file size range in Google?

Is it possible to searching for files with a specific extension and some file size range in Google? I know that one can search for files with a specific extension with the keyword filetype, e.g.: ...
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What happened to Google Calculator? It no longer seems to work

What happened to Google Calculator? It seems to have stopped working a few days ago. Inputting 2 * 3 no longer returns 2 * 3 = 6. Platform: Firefox 13.0.1 for Windows with NoScript 2.4.8.
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How to let Google Calculator take degrees for sine/cosine calculation?

I was trying to calculate cos29' online but it gave me negative values. I guess it didn't realize that it was in degrees. I was wondering how to make Google Calculator work for degrees.
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How to get back Google's search tools

Google is seemingly opting out "search tools" features in its search results: A bunch of useful tools was in this menu before. For example, the "visited pages" and "reading level" filters. Now they'...
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Is there a way to remove sites permanently from (my personal) Google search results?

I regularly find sites that copy content from elsewhere (mailing lists, etc) while not providing any added value. Quite to the contrary, they are pretty heaped with ads. I'd like to remove those ...
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How do I return results in Google search that MUST contain a specific word?

In Google web search, when I search for: +ortho4xp +image +compression I receive one relevant site result containing the 3 words, followed by 6 results ridiculously telling me "Missing: +...
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Where to find a list of Google search operators?

I heard once that there are some search keywords or operators that google could use to enhance the search results. One of them was "NEAR"... Say if I search "make" NEAR "great again" it would ...
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How to run web search by date and time?

Is it possible to perform Google search by date and time? Of course, I can restrict my Google search to some date interval. But how do I restrict the search to some intraday period? For example, I ...
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Where did the “internet speed test” go?

If I Google Internet speed test Google should offer me a quick internet speed test box as the first result. I could test my internet speed without leaving the Google search page. Now, this box is ...
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Google arts and culture search operators / keyword search

I have noticed it is possible to use search operators such as the - sign to filter out results from your query on Google Arts and Culture. For instance https://artsandculture.google.com/search?q=thief%...
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Is there a shortcut to site:youtube.com (search for videos on Youtube directly from a search bar)?

I use different search engines and anytime I need to search specifically on google all I need to do is type !g Is there a shortcut for Youtube as well because typing site:youtube.com takes too much ...
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How to force Google search to only return English results?

I'm in France and trying to use Google in English only. My Google settings are set to English everywhere: I've also clicked on the link "use google.com" but when I do a search, it still shows some ...
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How do I share a search query from Google?

Let's say I want to share the results from my query. There seems to be a lot of meta data in the query string. Which variables can be removed from the URL to still give a functioning Google search?
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How to stop Google image search settings from resetting every search?

Every time I search with some filter (under the regular tools option or advanced search), the filters disappear once I search another term. Is there a way to make the settings stick somehow?
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How to disable sticky search bar in Google search portal?

Google recently introduced a sticky search bar that, as the name suggests, sticks to the page on top of it when the user scrolls. Here's how it looks on scrolling down: I find sticky top bars ...
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How to find the webpages linking to a pdf?

I found an interesting PDF with my last Google research, via a direct link to it ( Google result was like "http://example.com/somefolder/interesting.pdf"). I would like to put the pdf in context, ...
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Is there a quick way of getting a beautiful URL to a Google search query?

When searching Google I often want to share a link to my search. (not to a search result, to the current page with the results) Many years ago Google used to have excellent URLs. For example: ...
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Anonymize a Google Search URL

If I search Google Images for mountains of madness lovecraft, I get something like this URL: https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1019&bih=805&q=mountains+...
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Search in specific country

I need to make search for item in online stores of particular country. I suppose it is good way to use country domain like Spain - *.es. I'm right? How to tell Google that I'm searching for item ...
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Is a shared Google Photos album publicly searchable?

I'd like to share a Google Photos album only with one person and allow them to view and edit the album, but I do NOT want the album or any photos to come up in search results. I saw that the only way ...
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Google sports widget: displaying women schedule by default

When searching for a sporting event on Google, say Wimbledon, Google displays the schedule of the upcoming games. I've noticed that, by default, Google displays the women's singles schedule (second ...
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How to fix a broken Google search?

I think this is related to broken Google search at How do I tell Google my search terms are requirements and not mere suggestions?. I think this question is a particular case of the general problem. ...
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Is there a keyword to search for Google results within the last x days/weeks/months/years?

Is there a keyword (see this) to search for results within the last x days/weeks/months/years? I know that you can do this by adding code at the end of the search URL, e.g. for results dating no more ...
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Is it possible to set different languages for different Google apps?

If I change my Google account's default language, it sets it for Search and Google Maps, and Gmail and so on... Now I want my Search to default to one language and my Google Maps default language to ...
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How do you make Google search acknowledge a specific configuration of whitespace?

If you search for "vi v i" chord progression, some results will highlight vi v i, but a good deal of other results will show things like v iv i or even vi vi. How do you force the search so ...
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I want search engine to find sites containing the most the rare proper nouns I search for

I want to find all apps that do a certain thing. People all over the internet make lists containing some of these apps. For example I want to make a list of all Quantified Self apps. I first search ...
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Google reverse image search in a specific country

I want to use Google to search for a specific image inside a specific country (IP)! Using http://images.google.com/ gives me results for all sites, but I can't sort results by country. It would also ...
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How Do I Combine Gmail Search Operators?

I was attempting to create a filter which would delete all emails alerting me that a website updated its terms or privacy policy. This is the search filter I'm trying to use to accomplish that +...
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Googling ". has no results [duplicate]

How come searching for ". on Google Search shows: Your search - ". - did not match any documents. Shouldn't there be results for it? Same for DuckDuckGo, Bing, Youtube, and this Website. ...
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How to export Google search results

I want a list of the Titles and URLs for the search results of a particular query. In my particular situation, there are only about 20 pages of results so it's not that much data.
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Is there a way to display more than 200 results in google?

For example keyword "test" It says 3 mln results, but when I go through pages I get only ~100-~200. I set preferences to have 100 records (so it is 2-3 pages only). Is there a way to find ...
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How to disable Google search results in Russian language?

My region is Ukraine so it is not a "mistake" that there are some relevant search results in Russian. However, can I filter out any results in Russian language anyway?
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Has Google been Hacked or do I have a Virus/Spy/Trojan?

Since Yesterday I think, titles in my Google Search results are displayed Bold unless it's due to the Font chosen... Moreover, for the 1st time since a long time (don't even know if it ever happened ...
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Why is Google asking “Did you mean…” when it's the same word?

So Google comes up with this when there is no difference in the spelling at all What am I missing here?
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Google search for multiple countries/region/area?

Is it possible to search Google for multiple locations at the same time, for example the African continent, or multiple countries. There is the possibility to do it for a single location. gl=sa in the ...
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Did Google eliminate access to cached sites?

In what seems to be yet another useful feature Google has apparently and quietly removed, viewing Google's cached versions of websites appears to now be impossible. Their documentation is predictably ...
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Find web page(s) that links to a specific page in Google Search

I got an article from some page, I don't know which. Is there some Google search way of finding the parent page? Say for example from page A I navigated to page B. Page B is a PDF document. How to ...
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Google Search Operator: Does “-nofollow” exclude websites where links are nofollow?

I've seen someone using search operator -nofollow to find websites where links are dofollow and he claimed that this query can exclude websites whose HTML source code contains nofollow. Well, ...
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How to restrict a Google search to results of a specific language?

How can I restrict the results of a Google search to only a specific language? Is there an operator like language:english?
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How to modify my store information on Google search?

I have recently made a blog for my store, and I want to link it to my physical store, which is already registered on Google Maps. My desired result is that my store would go up in search ranking on ...
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Does Google or other search engines have a 'non-commercial results' filter?

Like most people, I get fed up with search results that assume I'm automatically looking for something to buy. I'd love to be able to run a search that only turned up pages without any advertising ...
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How to effectively google images without visiting Google Images?

Say I go to google.com and type in thingtofind X. What should X be so that the result is equivalently searching thingtofind in images.google.com? The reason I'm asking this is because sometimes I want ...
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How to view all the matching paragraphs in the web page in the search engine?

Not all search tasks are easy, sometimes several keywords need to be used to describe, and many web pages are very long, so many times there is no desired content in the title and abstract, so you ...
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Is there a way to tell Google I don't want results from a certain website?

If you are logged into your Google account, search results are personalized for you based on what Google thinks you are more likely to be interested in. Is there a way (other than creating a custom ...
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Only include search results that must exclude multiple words

Consider this search: rick's haven -bbq -barbeque -menu I am trying to find all results related to Rick's Haven as it relates to the movie Bird Box. However, there is a really famous BBQ restaurant ...
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How to disable Google Chrome search results highlighting?

In the last couple days I noticed text being highlighted from search results I click on from Google. For example, when I click on StackOverflow link from Google search: (The yellow was added by ...
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How to disable Google's doodle

I am at work, and wanted to Google something, but then I saw the Halloween Doodle (and I played with it). Now I have no idea what I was searching for. How can I disable Google's doodle, to stop it ...
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How to repeatedly perform Google search without being asked for human verification?

Suppose that you want to perform repeated Google search through automation, then, once every 20-30 searches, google might ask you for human verification, which is very hard for a non-human agent to ...
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How to fight against Google Captchas appearing on searches from a school network?

When I do a Google Search from our school network, every time we have to solve a Captcha, because Google identifies it as unusual traffic. We analyzed the traffic for a while and there is definitely ...

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