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8 Cool Computer Tricks That You Don’t Want To Miss

Everyone likes shortcut key combinations because they make our work easy and fast. And we know that most of you are computer geeks and you know most of the computer shortcut key combinations. But here are few quick and handy computer shortcuts you must know. These computer tricks are so awesome that you must give them a try. Let’s check 8 Cool Computer Tricks That You Don’t Want To Miss:

1. Use Web Browser as Notepad

Sometimes, you may need to note down something quickly. Browser notepad comes handy in such situations. Just type following in address bar and press Enter.

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Browser windows will turn into white background on which you can type anything you want. You can save this as bookmark to quickly access it from bookmarks bar.

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2. Quickly clear your Browser’s cache

Sometimes we need to clear browser’s cache in order to see updated version of website. You can quickly clear your browser’s cache by using CTRL + SHIFT + R key combination. It will refresh the page to the current version instead of showing cached version of that page. Quit easy! Isn’t it?

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3. Open Task Manager quickly.

Still open task manager by right-clicking on task manager? Here is quick way to open task manager: use Ctrl + Shift + Esc. This key combination will open task manager directly.

task-manager

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4. Site not allowing right-click?

You want to copy something from a website, but website is not allowing right-click? How will you copy the stuff from there? Not a big deal! Just put following code in address bar and press Enter.

javascript:void(document.oncontextmenu=null)

You won’t even have to refresh the page, right-click will be enabled immediately. Saving this code as favorite/bookmark will help quickly enabling right-click in websites.

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5. Tired of higher flight fares?

When you visit an airline website multiple times, you see fare go higher. Airline websites use cookies to determine your behavior on websites. If a single customer visits, same airline website multiple times, website shows increased fares. To avoid higher prices, visit airline websites in incognito mode in browser. It will keep websites from knowing how many times you have visited single website.

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6. Want to find a website that is dead now?

Many a times, we find a website that has gone offline and may still want to visit it. Just go to archive.org and copy the URL of that website to search box and press Enter. Archive.org often have a preserved copy.

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7. Reverse Image search?

Want to find actual source of an image found on website? You can actually perform “reverse image search” on google to find similar images. Press and hold S and right click on image to do reverse image search in Google Chrome. Alternately, you can right-click on image and select “Search Google for image“.

google search

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8. Annoyed by Facebook’s Video Autoplay?

We all know the problems you face on Facebook app and facebook.com website. Every time a video pops up on Facebook and it automatically starts playing without even asking for permission.

Here is the solution: navigate to facebook.com/settings. On the left side you’ll see ‘video’ option – click on it and you’ll be presented with an option to turn off autoplay. You can also check following tutorials for Facebook App and Facebook website.

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