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Solution for unable to download file in Google Chrome

Error message” “Anti-virus software failed unexpectedly while scanning this file” and yet you are able to download the file in IE and Firefox, the solution below may just solve the problem. The dumb Microsoft Support website just offer loads of useless advice.

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How To Open Disk Management From the Command Prompt for Windows OS?

Type the following command in the text box: diskmgmt.msc Use Disk Management to change drive letters, partition a drive, format a drive, and more.

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Baidu hijack my search engine in my Firefox browser’s Address Bar, how to change it to Google Search?

It is really annoying from time to time that Baidu search will sneak into my Firefox browser through some shareware programs without my knowledge (aka browser hijacking). It does not reflect very well on a reputable company as such. The

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What was Facebook thinking?

A bolted ad campaign captured when an innocent facebook picture sharing of a picture attracted ads that features adult theme!!!   Here is another one capture seven months later: First published on 17 Jan 2014, amended on 24 May 2014

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How to reopen an accidentally closed window in Google Chrome?

One bad thing about Google Chrome is you can accidentally close a window in Chrome with many tabs without any warning from Chrome. The way to reopen it is CTRL+SHIFT+T (surprisingly is the same command as reopen last tab!). You could

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How to generate video thumbnail file for a video media file?

Ever wonder how many of the movie review sites generate a series of snapshots such as the one below? Answer: Video Thumbnails Maker Very simple to use, just click Add Files and press Start and the thumbnail file will be

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3-in-1 WIFI Repeater review

[UPDATED] selling at SGD$52.9 The Huawei WS323 operates similar to TP-Link’s TL-WA850RE, the main difference is the ethernet port of Huawei can also be used as a AP mode (e.g. convert the hotel ethernet port into Wifi hotspot) whereas the TP-Link wifi

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How to convert .pcm file to .mp3 file for free?

How to convert Virutal recorder file (in .pcm) format to mp3? You will be in pain if you are using the Virtual Recorder app from the Android Play (BTW this app has gotten from good to very bad due to

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Windows XP unable to boot up? AVG may be the cause

Recently, my trusty Windows XP (despite the end of Windows XP support) did some updating of software and failed to reboot (when it reaches the Windows startup screen, it will reboot itself) after that. Not even using using SAFE mode

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GS8000L Car Camera Review – Probably the best budget car camera in the market!

  Selling really cheap at for less than S$40 (USD$32, as cheap as SGD$30 depending on promotion). It is arguably the best car camera at this price range. Here are my quick analysis: PROs: Well built, high quality, small

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