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Akemi Iwaya

Akemi Iwaya (Asian Angel) is our very own Firefox Fangirl who enjoys working with multiple browsers and loves 'old school' role-playing games. Visit her on Twitter and .

Being notified about changes or updates to privacy settings on occasion is one thing, but when you are repeatedly bombarded with the same exact message day after day no matter what you do, then something has to give. Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has some helpful suggestions to help a very frustrated reader get rid of an annoying reminder message.

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If you like to monitor disk space usage on your Windows system, then you are probably going to be rather unhappy when a noticeable chunk of disk space is suddenly and mysteriously filled. What is a good way to find out what has eaten up that disk space? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has some helpful suggestions for a frustrated reader.

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If you are a busy person, then the last thing you need is to be bothered with a huge amount of ‘useless’ notifications, so how do you quieten things down? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has some great answers to help a reader quieten down the amount of output.

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When you get used to having access to an awesome (and often used) key on your keyboard, you are not going to be happy when a different keyboard is missing that particular key. So what do you do? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post helps a frustrated reader get satisfaction once again with a quick and easy keyboard shortcut.

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The suffix lettering for Intel processors can seem like some kind of secret code at times, but what do they actually mean or stand for? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post helps clear things up for a confused reader.

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If you love tinkering with Windows and learning as you go, you may have noticed that Windows process and thread IDs are even-numbered and multiples of four. Why is that? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a curious reader’s questions.

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If you are new to the world of USB 3.0, then you may have plenty of questions about the cables you can and/or should use with USB 3.0 enabled devices. With that in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A post helps a curious reader learn the “ins and outs” of USB 3.0.

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Most of the time unzipping a zip file in Windows is straightforward, but once in a while a zip file comes along and is nothing but trouble. With that in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A post comes to the rescue to help a reader get a stubborn zip file opened.

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When you add a screenshot to a Microsoft Office document and crop it, you most likely give no further thought to the unused portions, but did you know that they are still there and could pose a security risk if they contain sensitive information? Today’s SuperUser Q&A helps a worried reader retain only those parts of the screenshots needed while permanently getting rid of the rest.

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Each of us has a preferred layout and setup when we are working with Microsoft Word, but what if something you like and rely on has disappeared? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post helps a frustrated reader get their Microsoft Word layout back to just the way they like it.

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If you are experimenting with and learning about pinging a website, you may be surprised by the results based on “what” you ping. Today’s SuperUser Q&A post helps clear things up for a confused and frustrated reader.

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A touchpad can be extremely useful for most people, but there are times when it is little more than an irritation, so how do you permanently disable a touchpad if you do not want or need it? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to help a frustrated reader.

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When you are busy working in Microsoft Excel, the last thing you need is to have to continuously fix or remove errors. With that in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A post helps a reader quickly and easily remove pesky number sign errors from his Microsoft Excel sheets.

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If you have two awesome dual-monitor computers and want to easily switch back and forth between them using a single keyboard and mouse, then what is the best way to go about it? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post provides some great suggestions for a reader’s heavenly hardware setup.

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When researching about the speed of SATA 3, the “stated speed” and the “actual result” are noticeably different, so what exactly is going on? Today’s SuperUser Q&A posts helps a curious reader understand more about how SATA 3 works.

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It is frustrating to have older hardware just sitting around collecting dust or getting in the way, so if it can be repurposed and made useful once again, then it is a cause for joy. Today’s SuperUser Q&A post discusses the possibilities of repurposing an old USB 1.1 hub device for a curious reader.

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Our electronic devices can occasionally surprise us with unexpected and extremely irritating noises, so finding a solution is a priority. But what do you do when all the usual ‘suspects’ are not the cause of the problem? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has some helpful advice for a desperate reader.

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Sometimes you want or need a program to automatically run with elevated privileges as soon as you sign into Windows, but how do you set something like this up? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has some helpful advice for a frustrated reader.

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When it comes to backing up your files, you might find yourself debating which type of “drive” would best suit your needs. Which is better, a regular external hard-drive, an SSD, or a USB flash drive? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post helps a curious reader make the right choice for a backup solution.

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When you uninstall a program, it is a “reasonable” expectation that all traces of it will be removed from your system, but that is often not the case. Why is that? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a curious reader’s question.

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An opportunity to upgrade your computer’s hardware is always a good thing, but could you use two types of DDR3 RAM on the same motherboard if you have limited resources? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a curious reader’s question.

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Have you ever entered the wrong password on your computer by accident and noticed it takes a few moments to respond in comparison to entering the correct one? Why is that? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question.

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We all watch a lot of our favorite television series and movies in our browsers these days, but what do you do when you cannot watch videos in your favorite browser? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post helps a frustrated reader get Amazon Instant Video working in Google Chrome once again.

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With the constant security threats we face while browsing the Internet each day, it pays to lock things down as much as possible. With that in mind, how does one force Google Chrome to use HTTPS whenever possible? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post discusses some solutions to help a security-conscious reader get HTTPS satisfaction.

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Depending on where you live, you may receive a health warning when purchasing some hardware components online for your computer. Is this something you should be worried about or not? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post discusses one such incident to help answer a curious reader’s question.

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