Full Offline Installer for the Chrome Browser

When you download the Google Chrome browser from its web site, you actually download just a bootstrapper which downloads the latest setup file from the Google servers. But if you want to install the Chrome browser on a computer not connected to the Internet, then you are pretty much stuck. Thanks to the Google Chrome developers, that now you can download a full offline installer for the Google Chrome browser which you can install on any computer whether connected to the internet or not.

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Disable Wake Up Option for a Device in Windows Vista

Windows Vista can put your computer into Sleep instead of turning it off. Sleep is a power-saving state. Sleep saves all open documents and programs, and allows the computer to quickly resume full-power operation when you want to start working again. Windows allows some devices other than the power button to wake up the computer from sleep. But you can disable the wake up option for a device if you want.

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Remove Add-ons from Internet Explorer 8

Microsoft Internet Explorer is as flexible browser as Mozilla Firefox, but it also lets you install some add-ons to enhance the web-browser functionality. If after installing a add-on, you find that this was not the kind of add-on you were looking for, then you can remove that add-on. Here is how to remove a add-on from Internet Explorer.

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Stay safe online with McAfee SiteAdvisor

The Internet is full of various kinds of threats – malware, phishing, spyware, drive-by-downloads. The cyber-criminals are now working in a well organized manner in order to steal your financial information and turn your computer into a zombie. Would it not be nice if someone warns you before you visit a fraud web site or a web site designed to infect your computer with malware? The McAfee SiteAdvisor can warn you about a web site as you open it in your browser.

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Spoof User Agent String in Opera Browser

Some web sites only allow Microsoft Internet Explorer and force you to use only one specific web browser. These web sites detect your browser by the User Agent String sent to the sites by the web browser. By spoofing this User Agent String, you can fool these web sites into thinking that you are using a different web browser. The Opera web browser allows you to spoof or identify itself either as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Firefox web browser.

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Show My Computer icon on Desktop in Windows 7

The classic Start Menu, which was available till Windows Vista and is removed from Windows 7, allowed you to put the My Computer (or just Computer in Vista) shortcut on the Desktop. When you double-click on this My Computer icon, you would see all your hard disks and other removable devices. If you miss this classic My Computer shortcut, you can create one on Windows 7 desktop as well.

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Turn any page upside down in Google Chrome

You want to play a little prank on your friend? Use Google Chrome web browser to turn every webpage upside down using the Upside Down extension for Google Chrome and tell your friend that he is should go see an eye specialist. Using the Upside Down extension, you can turn a whole webpage or its images upside down for the sake of fun.

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