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Microsoft Windows is the most widely used family of operating systems in the world.

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Slack indicates unread messages in the tray icon even when set to only notify for mentions

I'm in a couple pseudo-public workspaces on Slack that have quite a bit of activity. I've gone into my settings for these workspaces and all the channels in them to make sure that I should only be ...
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How do i connect my windows account on app annie?

How do I connect my windows account to my app Annie account? Actually, when I open app annie connections they will show me ios, google play and Amazon and tell me that select one option. why I select ...
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How can I prevent open tabs with YouTube videos from playing after Windows 10 restarts?

I have several tabs open with YouTube videos, in several windows. This is on Chrome, Windows 10. I know that if I sleep the computer, everything will come back OK. But if I log out of Windows, Chrome ...
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Add new word to Slack's spell checker

When you you type a word in Slack and it is wrongly spelled it is highlighted. I want to add a word which is highlighted in Slack as wrong (Salesforce it is) and make Slack understand that the word is ...
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Strange Google Search UI

When I open this URL: https://www.google.com/search?q=google or any Google search results URL This is on my computer (Windows 10). It is the same on both Chrome and Edge. This is on my friend ...
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Can't double-click to open Google Sheet document (Windows with File Stream)

I use Google Drive File Stream on Windows. I used to be able to open a Google spreadsheet from an explorer window just by double-clicking on it like any other file. Now I can only open them by right-...
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How to Pause and Resume a YouTube video using voice commands on Windows

I would like to be able to pause and resume a YouTube video using voice commands. How can I set this up on Windows with YouTube running in a browser? I'm looking for a solution that does not require ...
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Google Drive File Stream kicks regular Google Drive out of Windows Quick Access

I run Google Drive File Stream (GDFS) and Google Backup and Sync (GBS) simultaneously on Windows 10. I'd like to have both in the Quick Access list at the left of the Windows Explorer window. But it ...
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Black and White Emojis Showing up on Outlook Website

I have a client I am working with who has the Windows 7 black and white emojis showing up instead of the colour emojis you'd normally expect to display. The client has no problem in Gmail using the ...
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Copying files from my local disk to Google Drive via Windows Explorer uses local disk space to make the copy. How can I clear this temporary data?

I'm using a PC with Windows 10. One way to copy files to Google Drive is to use Windows Explorer. I can copy or drag files from my local harddrive to Google Drive accessed via Windows Explorer. ...
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Edit Gmail notes on Windows or Linux

Gmail has a "Notes" label for storing notes as emails. MacOS and iOS have an Apple Notes application that can be used as a native client for editing Gmail notes. How can I edit Gmail notes on Windows ...
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Importing Windows file tags

On my PC I keep my photos organized into folders and occasionally use the Windows tagging feature. I use Google Drive's "Backup and Sync from Google" to keep my photos in sync. I would like the tags ...
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How to send files with Skype for Business **ONLINE**?

According to this thread https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_onedrivefb-mso_win10-mso_o365b/skype-for-business-transfer-failed-immediately/2982098c-0846-4a99-a653-35b648bbfeb6 ...
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How does YouTube know I'm using touch input and how can I pretend it's not touch?

If you go on youtube.com on a windows touch device, you will see the following behavior: If you long press onto a video, instead of getting the option to open in a new tab and the usual stuff, the ...
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Installed Evernote not syncing web version notes

For some reason, I can't get to my notebooks I made on Evernote Web from the desktop client. I found someone facing the same issue: https://discussion.evernote.com/topic/100780-evernote-on-computer-...
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Switch Google Sheets tabs in Firefox (Windows)

This question has been answered, apparently satisfactorily, for presumably non-Firefox browsers (see Hot keys to switch between tabs?). The accepted solution there is ctrl+shift+pg up/down. On ...
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Blank video for ESPN in Chrome

When trying to watch ESPN Play in Chrome (Win 10) I don't get even the player... just blank. I disable "Asking before using flash" but it didn't work.
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WhatsApp Web Session keeps expiring (iPhone + Chrome on Windows)

I use WhatsApp Web on Windows 10 & Google Chrome to connect to an iPhone. Today, after re-installing Windows, I started to have session issues. On a regular basis (less than 30 minutes or so) I ...
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Why does Firefox require a double click to edit Zoho spreadsheet? [closed]

I am using Zoho Spreadsheet, an alternative to Google Spreadsheets, that is an online browser based editor. The problem is when I use Firefox on this computer running Windows 10, it requires me to ...
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WhatsApp Web does not work on Firefox

WhatsApp Web does not work with Firefox 47.0.1 on Windows 7 64-bit OS. I have tried making it work after disabling the add-ons and restarting Firefox in safe mode, yet this did not resolve the issue ...
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Can Dropbox be made to store files only on their servers and not locally, to save space?

I often store old files I don't need anymore in a folder in Google Drive. This is convenient as they are out of the way and not using space on my SSD yet still accessible if needed. I'm starting to ...
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How to remove a local folder or file from Google Drive (but keep my local copy)? [duplicate]

I've got a folder (Projects) on my local windows 7 computer. It's shared through Google Drive. I want to take some of the subfolders and make them Local-only. I tried going to Google Drive options (...
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How do I print a Google Docs document directly from Firefox?

Using Google Docs/Spreadsheet. If I open a Google Doc and select print (either via the menu, ctrl+p, or toolbar icon) from within Chrome or Opera it then opens a print preview screen where I can ...
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I want to exclude certain local folders with Google Drive but I *keep* them on the computer

Using Google Drive on Windows (although I think the same question applies to OS/X) I want to exclude certain local folders but keep them on the computer. When I go to Drive preferences and deselect ...
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How to create a Windows Vista shortcut to a specific Hotmail message?

When I open a message in Hotmail and create a Windows Vista shortcut to that specific Hotmail message then click the created shortcut I see a list of messages in the folder, not the specific message I ...
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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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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 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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Synchronise Google Drive when not logged in [closed]

I have installed Google Drive on a server. When I login to the server, Google Drive starts automatically and synchronizes files, pulling changes down from the cloud. All good so far. However, I would ...
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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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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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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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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 to twice or four times its size, but the box in which the video is ...
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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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Is there a web app that provides a terminal emulator / secure interface to the bash shell? [closed]

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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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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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 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 ...