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What is a .crdownload and .partial file and can I delete them?

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If you ever started a download in Chrome or Internet Explorer and flipped open the Downloads folder before the download finished, you probably saw an enigmatic file with a .crdownload or .partial extension. Today I want to tell you exactly what these

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Chrome is getting better

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Google knows everything. Just admit it and stop trying to opt out of omniscience.  There’s nothing you can do to run from Google. But this isn’t always a bad thing.  Let me explain what I mean.

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Tracking your goals with Google forms

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Mission accomplished. In a world inundated with goal setting apps, sometimes a good ol’ pen and pad is best.  But I’m all about finding new uses for old software and it turns out Google Drive makes a great goal setting app.

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One fish, two fish, superfish clones are everywhere

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Maniacal Malware is everywhere and it’s getting worse everyday.

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Highlighting links are a pain

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Copy and pasting a link is no fun! Why does text always get all the glory huh? To copy and paste text just click and drag.  Dragging the selection across the text makes it easy to highlight the text and

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