Category: Tips

How to Backup Opera Mobile 10 Bookmarks?

By | January 18, 2010 | 1 Comment

How to Backup Opera Mobile 10 Bookmarks?If, for one reason or another, you don’t use Opera Link, here is a simple way on how you can backup your Opera Mobile 10 bookmarks (Windows phones).

Go to:
Program Files\Opera Mobile 10\profile\datastorage\2\
or
Windows\profile\datastorage\2\

Search for all.dat file and copy it into a safe place.

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Opera: Undo “Stop Executing Scripts on This Page”

By | January 16, 2010 | 3 Comments

Ever checked “Stop Executing Scripts on This Page” box and don’t know how to undo this action?

Opera Undo Stop Executing Scripts on This Page

The following setting lasts for that session/tab only. Just close your tab and re-open it. Simple.

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Firefox, Opera, Safari: Grammar, Style, and Spell Checker

By | January 12, 2010 | 9 Comments

Now here is something useful for Firefox, Opera and Safari users. Unlike regular inline spell check, this tool will also seek for grammar and style mistakes.

Firefox, Safari Grammar, Style and Spell Checker
Picture Source: FirefoxFacts.

How to Install?
Add Proofreader <– drag this link to your browser’s link bar, or right-click and add as a bookmark.

How to Use

  • Click the “Add Proofreader” link on your link bar to add a Proofread button above each text box.
  • Click Check Spelling and Grammar to find spelling mistakes, misused words, and grammar errors
  • Click Edit text to continue editing.

Visit tool home page.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, January 4th

By | January 4, 2010 | 4 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 4th

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, f, Ichann and Nox for links.

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Tweak Internet Explorer with IE Tweaker

By | December 29, 2009 | 2 Comments

Now here is something for Internet Explorer users: IE Tweaker, a simple utility to fix and tweak IE web browser. As program author claims, it contains over 90 options to choose from.

Tweak Internet Explorer

Now you can quickly delete all junk files, disable/enable various menus, clear type fonts, animations, smooth scrolling and much more.

Download IE Tweaker.zip (159 KB) or visit IE Tweaker home page.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 28th

By | December 28, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 28th

Thanks to Nox for links.

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Disable Windows 7 Tab Thumbnails in Opera 10.5

By | December 26, 2009 | 5 Comments

Disable Windows 7 Tab Thumbnails in Opera 10.5Here is a quick way on how you can disable Windows 7 Aero Peek for Opera 10.5 web browser.

Right click on opera.exe
Properties > Compatibility, check “Run this program in compatibility mode” and select Windows Vista SP.

Apply settings.

That’s it.

Update:
You can now type the following text in the address bar:
opera:config#UserPrefs|UseWindows7TaskbarThumbnails
Uncheck highlighted setting.

Thanks to Rafael Luik for that!

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 21st

By | December 21, 2009 | 5 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 21st

Thanks to Nox for links!

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 14th

By | December 14, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 14th

Thanks to Rob for links.

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How to Remove Opera Small Blue Dots Near Tabs?

By | December 11, 2009 | 18 Comments

If you are annoyed by those white/blue dots appearing in your tab tab, then here is a solution on how to “disable” them:

1. Download the following skin (still pending Opera approval, so mirror is at FavBrowser.com).
2. Close Opera.
3. Place file to “C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\skin”, “C:\Program Files\Opera\skin” or other location, where Opera is installed.
4. Open Opera and go to: Tools > Appearance… > Skin and select “Reloaded”.
5. Enjoy.

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