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An interesting gamble

The other day I was walking on a street, along which there are a lot of booths where people play games to gamble. I...
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How to download emails in Gmail?

Log in to your gmail On the top-right corner, you will find your own icon, click it. A pop up window will show Click...
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How to split a PDF file for free?

I have a PDF file which contains many pages. For some reason I need to send only page 3 and 5 to a friend....
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Driver Detective

I had been using a Lenovo Edge laptop, and one day it died. The operation system (windows 7) was corrupted. After installing a new...
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Apply a Formula to an Entire Column in Excel

Two Ways to Apply a Formula to an Entire Column in Excel This small trick can be handy if you have a lot of...
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Say No to SCA 5

Universities should not accept students based on race. Say No to SCA 5
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Find unique values in Excel

Assume you have two columns in an Excel sheet. Column A contains some names, Column B also contains some names, some of which are...
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How to retrieve text from a picture

Update: a free online tool where you can paste image directly: https://alivelearn.net/?p=2047 I get a picture and would like to copy the text in...
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VMWare Player: guest OS not full screen?

VMWare Player is a great free tool if you want to run multiple operating systems on one computer. For example, you may have a...
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Backblaze, a nice backup tool

I purchased at least 2 portable hard drives and many USB drives to backup important files. For a while I did my backup every...
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