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Chrome Removes OK Google

I wasted a couple of hours this morning trying to figure out why the OK Google feature disappeared from Google Chrome for Windows/Mac/Linux. Turns out that Google removed the feature with the latest Chrome update (Version 46.0.2490.71 m). Why? Apparently, … Continue reading

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Syncing Your Google and Outlook Calendars: Beware of GASMO!

I have dabbled with Windows 8 and Office 2013, but delayed actually paying either serious attention until now. I have a Microsoft Surface Pro, outfitted with Windows 8.1 and Office 13, but the screen is so small that trying to … Continue reading

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TiVo not transferring recordings—problem solved (sort of)

I spent a couple of hours wrestling with TiVo, because programs had stopped automatically transferring to my computer sometime last week. Long story short, I’m not the only one—it’s affecting everyone. Some kind of time bomb in one of the … Continue reading

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Brute Force fix for “Chrome Error: Failure Accessing Database” error message

I was getting this error in Facebook when using the Social Fixer add-on. I searched online and found claims that by removing Social Fixer, clearing the cache, and then reinstalling Social Fixer, the problem would go away. I did. It … Continue reading

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Google Nexus 7 Mini-Review

Okay. I’m a nerd, and a fickle one, at that. I succumbed to the Google Nexus 7, and I succumbed basically for one reason: input. I have a regular Kindle, and it’s great for reading outdoors in bright sunlight… which … Continue reading

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VZBONUS.COM Scam Alert!

VZ Bonus Scam! Beware!!! I just got a call on my cell phone (I almost NEVER get calls on my cell phone) from “8000004533” claiming I’d been selected or had won (forget the exact wording) $100 off my next phone … Continue reading

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Can’t set Microsoft Picture Manager as Default—Solved!

10-2-2011. We interrupt this blog entry  for this note… Note: my solution (see “Here’s what worked”, below) fixes the underlying problem (corrupted registry entries), but is tedious and very involved. Two readers found other solutions that involve less work. For … Continue reading

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Change of Venue

Welcome to the new location for the Word Bible Blog. Not only am I gearing up for Word 2010, making the old Word 2007 Bible Blog dated, but a javascript exploit had found its way onto the old site. I’ve … Continue reading

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Returning to the last editing spot in Word 2007

Many Word 2007 users miss the ability to press Shift+F5 to return to the last place editing occurred in a document they open. Shift+F5 executes Word’s built-in GoBack command. It continues to work just fine in a document you’re editing, … Continue reading

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Customizing the keyboard in Outlook 2007

Did you know that you can customize the keyboard in Outlook 2007 message editor windows? You won’t find it in the list of commands or otherwise in the interface. However, Outlook 2007 uses Word 2007, sort of, as the message … Continue reading

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