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Google Chrome Prints Blank Pages from Google Sheets
It’s probably caused by your PDF driver, but the new (as of Chrome 65) Print Preview UI might help also. So will switching to Firefox.
Limiting Daily Bandwidth on a Home Network with Gargoyle
I needed to set a daily bandwidth limit for our vacation rental, which turned out to be easy once I found the right hardware and software.
Monitoring and Tuning Network Traffic in Windows 8 with Netbalancer
I was having trouble with Google Drive wreaking havoc on my internet connection and need to see what was going on. No tool I know of is better for that than Netbalancer and I was pleased to find out that, unlike another tool I know, this one works in Windows 8.
Locating Strange Characters in Word Documents with Regular Expressions
Sometimes a Word document you get from someone else will have some strange characters that do not render correctly, either due to missing fonts or incompatible character encoding. Here’s how to find them and get rid of them.
Finding Gmail Messages with No Label
Finding all your unlabeled Gmail messages can be a chore. If you find yourself wanting to do that regularly, here’s how to build a bookmark for your link bar so you can have single-click access to all Gmail messages without a label.
Thunderbird Hangs Up When Accessing Gmail IMAP — Rebuild Index
Arrgghh! You try to access an IMAP account via Thunderbird and it just won’t work. Don’t despair!
Microsoft Word Index Entries Out of Order
If you’re Word 2000 index is out of alphabetical order, the culprit could be a semicolon in my the text of an index entry. If you do that, it throws a wrench in the works.
Uninstall a Service in Vista, Repair Adobe CS3 and Clean Up the Registry
I totally messed things up with a botched uninstall of Adobe CS3 [update: although, as you’ll see below, some people have used this on Adobe CS4 as well and I would bet this works for CS5 too]. Basically, all I was trying to do was get rid of the absurd and unnecessary Version Cue Server, […]