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How to find Firefox Sync Key after you lost it

Posted in Computers, Internet and World Wide Web, Software on July 15, 2017
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I Lost My Firefox Sync Key and Device

I forgot my Firefox Sync Key the other day when I had to sync a new device. I didn't even know what it was until this happened (note to self - read things more carefully when you install or sign up for something). If you forget or lost your Sync key or you don't know Read More »

How to fix the Firefox Sync Unkown Error in 3 Steps

Posted in Computers, Internet and World Wide Web, Software on July 6, 2017
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The firefox old style menu

Recently I've been getting an annoying error from Firefox 5.0 at the bottom of the browser saying: Sync encountered an error while syncing: Unknown error. Sync will automatically retry this action. Don't delete anything yet! Many people say you need to delete your FireFox Sync account and even reinstall the browser. But here's the easier Read More »

How to add more search engines to Google Chrome

Posted in Internet and World Wide Web, Software on June 19, 2017
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Adding, editing, and removing search engines on Google Chrome is easy. I prefer the steps that I saw on the Google site. Here they are: To start adding searches on Google, simply click the wrench tool on the top right side of the Google browser. Then click the option tab Next is clicking the basic Read More »

How to remove ICQ default search in FireFox

Posted in Computers, Software on April 25, 2017
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keyword url function in firefox

I installed ICQ 7 the other (ICQ 7.2) and it took over my PC a little. It installed a toolbar for FireFox and Internet Explorer and also set itself as the default search engine. To remove it I went into my control panel, clicked on Programs and Features, removed the ICQ Toolbar. But ICQ was Read More »

Fix Firefox freezing every 5-15 minutes

Posted in Internet and World Wide Web on February 10, 2017
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I have Firefox 7 and it hangs or freezes about every 10 minutes with all addons disabled. It was driving me nuts! I finally found a solution reading this blog entry and I downloaded the add-on Places Maintenance. I launched the add-on and chose Expire and Execute and after a minute or so my Firefox Read More »

Save PDFs already opened in Google Chrome

Posted in Internet and World Wide Web, Software on February 6, 2017
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When a PDF file is open and viewable in a window or tab, press CTRL + S to save the PDF file. Or you can right-cilck somewhere on the page and then click save as. I was doing some online research the other day and PDF files kept opening in a new window when I Read More »

Allow Google Chrome extensions to run in Incognito mode

Posted in Computers, Internet and World Wide Web on January 28, 2017
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Allow extensions to run in privacy mode

Google Chrome is pretty cool. The only annoying complaint I have is how RoboForm floats their bar at the bottom of the screen which blocks some info at times when my browser is┬ámaximized. I wish they would take a lesson from LastPass and show it at the top in a thin type of bar. Anyway... Read More »