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WARNING: Questions about Windows Applications are off-topic. Don't use tag merely to identify your OS. Use tag to differentiate Windows-specific web app questions. For example, questions about Windows-specific keyboard shortcuts.

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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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Whatsapp Web on Chrome/Windows: Shift+Delete not cutting to clipboard

When I press Shift + Delete I'm expecting the selected text to be cut into the clipboard. That is not happening on any text field of Whatsapp Web running on Windows/Chrome. Ctrl + X works fine though. ...
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How do i utilize IF functions (or others) in order to create a simple username/password in google sheets?

On cell A3, there is a username input (i.e max or dave), on cell B3, there is a pin input (i.e 1234 if its max, or 8640 if its dave), how would you go about creating a formula in order to satisfy ...
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Shortcut key for send button in ChatGPT

I usually use ChatGPT on a portrait monitor on a computer using Windows. Due to this, whenever I press the Enter key instead of triggering the send button, it just creates a new line. My question is: ...
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Seen by stopped working [closed]

The seen by function has suddenly stopped working in my private facebook group and also when I view other posts. If I view the same things from a different profile it works. I've checked both sets ...
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How to navigate from youtube notification to the specific comment under video?

Is there a way to navigate from Notifications (bell icon at the top right corner) to the specific comment under video on youtube? I found that I can navigate to the video if I click on the time marker ...
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Slack indicates unread messages in the tray icon even when set to only notify for mentions [closed]

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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Pinch to zoom in Google Maps in Firefox affects webpage rather than the map [closed]

I use Google Maps in Firefox 39 on my Dell Vostro laptop with Windows 7. When I try to pinch to zoom (on the touchpad), the entire webpage zooms in and out instead of the map itself. In other words, ...
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All extensions disabled in Chrome managed with Family Link [closed]

On my computer and on my children's computers, there are Chrome profiles for my children's accounts. These are logged into Chrome with their credentials. These browsers are "managed by your ...
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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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Keyboard shortcuts to switch Google Sheets tabs in Firefox

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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How do I open a Google Docs file (Docs, Sheets, etc) in Firefox? [duplicate]

When I try to open a Google Docs file from my Google Drive folder on my Windows 10 computer, it opens in Firefox in a new tab but it shows: {"url": "https://docs.google.com/open?id=...
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How to make a call via Google Remote Desktop [closed]

I am using Google Remote Desktop to access my company laptop which has a software installed for making phone calls. Now, I would like to use that software from my pc at home to make a call. I can hear ...
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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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How to create multiple shortcuts of files from one folder? [closed]

Windows 10, mp4/mp3 files. As well related question: how to/can shortcut change there's 'open from' direction based on original file changing its direction?
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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? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to archive completed cards in Trello in the Windows 8 app [closed]

It is very pretty, but I see no way to close a card. Does anyone know?
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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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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Dropbox picture sync: Skip RAW files? [closed]

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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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 ...