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    Google Pixel (Android)- most texts not sending

    I recently upgraded my phone to a Google Pixel 4 (which runs Android). I transferred my previous SIM card/ Google account to the new phone, and the process seemed very smooth. I'm having problems texting some people with the built-in Messages app on my phone. Group texts go through fine, and I...
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    Solved Recovery screen: cannot select an option

    I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge running Windows 8. It froze while I was working on it, and since it was not responding, I did a force restart by holding down the power button. After taking a while to restart, it has a blue screen with this message: "Recovery: It looks like Windows didn't load...
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    Solved How can I delete Google Contacts from my phone?

    I was able to get it to work... Thanks! It will still take a while to delete them all, but it's possible.
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    Solved How can I delete Google Contacts from my phone?

    I just switched my phone to an LG Sunset Android (my first smartphone). I synced the phone with my Google account... and realized that my phone contacts now includes every person I ever e-mailed on Gmail. I want to delete most of them, but I have not been able to figure out how to do that. I...
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    Solved: Trouble with Mozilla Thunderbird transfer

    That's what I tried to do in the beginning, when I didn't know about hidden files. It worked this time!!! Thank you!
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    Solved: Trouble with Mozilla Thunderbird transfer

    Also, how can I tell if I'm running an old version on my original PC? I installed updates any time they became available.
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    Solved: Trouble with Mozilla Thunderbird transfer

    I am still unable to use MozBackup on my old PC. I was also having issues running Thunderbird ("missing profile" message) on the new PC, so I did a restore point to before I put anything on the new PC and did a fresh setup of Thunderbird. Then I showed hidden files/folders on both PCs, and...
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    Solved: Trouble with Mozilla Thunderbird transfer

    I am attempting to transfer my Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail account from my existing Windows 7 to my new computer's Windows 7. Everything is completely unsorted in my online Gmail account, and I really want my folders and settings to be on the new computer. First I followed the Mozilla...
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    Solved: Can't power off after DBAN wipe

    Thanks! I was able to solve it by holding down the power button for a long time.
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    Solved: Can't power off after DBAN wipe

    I performed a complete hard disk wipe of a used computer that a family member sold to me. I used the free version of Darik's Boot and Nuke (DBAN). It finished overnight, and this morning I got the expected screen saying it was successful and I should press any key to continue. The next screen is...
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    Solved: Unable to connect to Internet with Chrome or Firefox

    I finally got around to doing it, and after restarting... everything works again! Thank you soooo much to everyone who helped me out! I would definitely recommend this forum to other people.
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    Solved: Unable to connect to Internet with Chrome or Firefox

    I'm using the following recommended link for accessing the Norton Removal Tool: Norton Removal Tool However, I hesitate to use it because of the following information on the download page: "After you run the Norton Removal Tool and restart the computer, you will be reinstalling your Norton...
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    Solved: Unable to connect to Internet with Chrome or Firefox

    I forgot to do the Norton Removal Tool. How can I get it onto my laptop if I can't access the Internet to download it? (I'm using someone else's computer right now.)
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    Solved: Unable to connect to Internet with Chrome or Firefox

    (Four days later) Is anyone still following this post? If so, do you have any more suggestions for me? I'm in the middle of a college semester that includes an online class, and I need Internet on my computer. Thank you to the people who have posted.
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    Solved: Unable to connect to Internet with Chrome or Firefox

    Yes, the pings still all work with Wi-Fi and with ethernet. I currently have Windows Firewall (the one that comes with Vista) turned on, and also Microsoft Security Essentials for antivirus protection.
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