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How to mass delete comment spam from Gallery

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You are running Windows and you want to delete the annoying hidden files Macs make, like “.DS_Store”.

Display Published Date In Google Search Results
Display the Date a Web Page Was Published in Google’s Search Results

Exchange Management Console Permissions Gone
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Hotlink Protection
How to protect files from hotlinking

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How to reset the Desktop Windows Manager in Windows.

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Useful Kodi (XBMC) Things
A few things I have found useful while running Kodi (XBMC)

Useful Linux Commands
A little list of basic commands I keep needing, but which I don’t use often enough to bother remembering. It’s basically an online sticky note. These are specific to CentOS.

Why Do Golf Tees Go Backwards?
Why do golf tees go backwards when the ball is hit?

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