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Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« on: January 22, 2015, 03:32:45 PM »
Google's Chrome been running slow ? Try the following:



It worked for me. :)
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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2015, 10:17:39 PM »
Thanks for the tutorial. I have make the same thing active.

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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2015, 10:47:46 PM »
Thanks for the tutorial. I have make the same thing active.
Hope it also helped you. :)
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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2015, 03:01:40 PM »
An easy way to clean your Browsers History
Just use the keyboard short cut for any browser Control+Shift+DEL
Here's what happens in Firefox when you use that keyboard short cut:
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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2015, 10:52:10 PM »
Deleting a Gmail Account
Open the email account you want to delete the do the following:

That gets you to:

Now, scroll all the way down to the last item in Account management:

Answer any requests like are you sure? etc and that account will be history.
(I can't tell you exactly what the prompt are since I don't want to erase my account.)
You'll need to repeat this for each gmail account you want to delete.
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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2015, 12:57:55 AM »
Bob,

Your little tip at the top did make a difference in Chrome speed.

I might prefer Firefox but I still use Chrome. Both are excellent browsers.
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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2015, 01:14:17 AM »
Bob,

Your little tip at the top did make a difference in Chrome speed.

I might prefer Firefox but I still use Chrome. Both are excellent browsers.
Same here. I actually use FF, Chrome and IE on occasion. :)
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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2015, 04:48:24 AM »
Bob, in your opinion the fastest browser is ? Thinking of trying FF. Was reading something today that indicated FF was, of course it depends who is saying this. Did a quick test with IE and Chrome opening various webpages. On some IE was quicker, on some about the same, in no instances was Chrome quicker. Very unscientific and crude testing though. Probably for 2/10 of a second though it doesn't really matter.
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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2015, 04:13:28 PM »
Bob, in your opinion the fastest browser is ? Thinking of trying FF. Was reading something today that indicated FF was, of course it depends who is saying this. Did a quick test with IE and Chrome opening various webpages. On some IE was quicker, on some about the same, in no instances was Chrome quicker. Very unscientific and crude testing though. Probably for 2/10 of a second though it doesn't really matter.
Speed also depends on how much overhead all those extension use. Sometimes a little extra time is OK if it's associated with extra safety.
I use mainly Chrome but lately have also used FF a lot so it depends on what I need to do that determines which browser I use.
Time isn't everything and the older you get, the more you tend to realize that little fact.
IE is pretty fast but, on my system, there are very few addons. Chrome has the most addons so it tends to be just a bit slower than FF.
To be fair, Chrome also has the most capabilities due to all those addons. :)

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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2015, 05:40:29 PM »

How to Delete Everything That Google Knows About You       
         
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« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2015, 06:43:38 PM »
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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #11 on: May 29, 2015, 11:50:31 PM »
                 Speed up Firefox:
 
More information at: http://www.zdnet.com/article/mozilla-abandons-firefox-tracking-protection-initiative/
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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2015, 07:00:59 PM »

I like my Coffee but Java needs to go.
 
To completely remove Java from your computer, please see:
How do I uninstall Java on Windows?
How do I uninstall Java 7 on Mac?
How do I uninstall Java on Linux?

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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #13 on: August 07, 2015, 03:07:48 PM »
We all know that the search function of this site leaves a lot to be desired.
Why not use the search function of your browser to search this or any other site ???
Simply type this into the search or address bar of your browser:
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Re: Tips Tricks and Other Helpful Advice
« Reply #14 on: August 31, 2015, 02:32:49 PM »

Important shortcut keys in Windows 10
+ A = Action Center
+ C = Cortana (For Voice Input)
+ E = Open Explorer
+ I = Open Settings App
+ S = Open Cortana or Search
+ X = Open Power Users Menu (WinX Menu)
There are many other shortcut keys but everyone should know these Important ones.
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