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How To Use Home and End Keys in Gmail in Firefox on the Mac OS

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While I love my MacBook Pro, I have issues with certain things in the usability department. For instance, after all that talk about a controlled User Interface and cross-application consistency, we still get hit with some pretty annoying bugs. Just like trying to use the Home and End keys in Gmail in Firefox – the default method (where you hit Cmd+left for home, or Cmd+right for end) just...

How To Convert G2M3 Encoded WMV Video Files Into Standard WMV Video Files

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The G2M3 codec is a codec that GoToMeeting uses. Not all computers, including Macs, can play videos encoded with the G2M3 codec. To convert videos encoded with the G2M3 codec into the normal WMV video codec so that any computer can play it, you need to download the Window Media Encoder and convert the video file. Here are the steps: First, download and install Window Media Encoder Go to Start...

How To Open All Mailto Links With GMail Automatically in Firefox

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The great thing about Firefox is that it has a built-in option to set mailto links to open up in GMail. That means you don’t have to stick with Outlook or Thunderbird or any of the desktop programs. To change your mailto handler in Firefox, just go to Tools > Options > Applications tab, and then type “mailto” into the search box. Next, click on the drop-down menu and...

How to Fix The Problem of Avira Antivir “Always Ignore” Option Not Working

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I use Avira Antivir, and sometimes it detects and flags files that I want it to ignore. When this happens I usually choose the “Always ignore” option, but for some reason, the “Always ignore” works only for the current session. I.e. if the scanner scans the file again, it’ll prompt me about it again. This is probably a design choice, but raises the question of:...

How To Fix PDF Files Showing Up As A Blank Page in FireFox

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Recently, I realized that any PDF files that I was trying to view in my browser suddenly could not display. Whenever I click on a link to view a PDF file, I end up seeing a blank page. I didn’t do anything to Firefox, nor to Adobe Reader, and when I went to Tools > Options > Applications, everything was still under Adobe, so I didn’t understand what happened. It was until I went to...

How To Set A Different Ringtone For Emails and SMSes/Texts For Android Phones

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It bugged me for a while, but I was wondering why emails and SMSes had the same ringtone, because there seemed to be only an option to set “notification ringtones” in Android’s settings. This was a bother, because I get tonnes of emails, and I want to be able to differentiate them from SMSes, which are way higher up in priority. Turns out that you can. You just need to open up...

How To Install and Use Custom MP3 Ringtones For Android Phones

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When I got my Android, I was surprised that setting a custom ringtone was harder that it should be. What I did was: Install Blackmoon AttachSave (From Android Market) Install Blackmoon File (From Android Market) Using your computer, go to a site (I recommend zedge.net) and choose your ringtone that you want Download this ringtone to your computer Ideally, you should name this ringtone to...

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