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Revealing the origonal web address of a TinyURL

The TinyURL.com is great for shortening web site addresses so that they can be delivered in a smaller content, but it also can be used to hide dangerous or unwanted content from a casual viewer until the real page opens up. By visiting Reverse Tinyurl you can lookup the shortened URL provided to you and see where it is really going; this gives you the option to not open that URL if the content at the destination site is objectionable to you. References: TinyURL com shorten that long URL into tiny URL

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http www tinyurl com

Yep, it's a great site for shortening long URLs when you want to send them to other people.

Jul 13, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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Whenever you surf the Web, you leave yourself open to being snooped upon by web sites. They can track your online travels, know what operating system and browser you're running, find out your machine name, peer into your clipboard, uncover the last sites you've visited, examine your history list, delve into your cache, examine your IP address and use that to learn basic information about you such as your geographic location, and more. To a great extent, your Internet life is an open book when you visit. Don't believe me? Head to http://www.anonymizer.com/snoop/test_ip.shtml. This page, run by the Anonymizer.com web service, tells you what your IP address and machine name are. And that's just a start. Click on the links on the left side, such as "Exposed Clipboard" and "Geographical Location." You'll see just a small sampling of what web sites can learn about you. Much of the reason why web sites can find out this information about you is due to the trusting nature of the Internet's infrastructure and is inherent in the open client/server relationship between your web browser and the servers on the sites you visit. But a lot of it also has to do with the ability to match up information from your PC to information in publicly available databases?for example, databases that have information about IP addresses. The best way to make sure web sites can't gather personal information about you and your computer is to surf anonymously; use an anonymous proxy server to sit between you and the web sites you visit. When you use an anonymous proxy server, your browser doesn't contact a web site directly. Instead, it tells a proxy server which web site you want to visit. The proxy server then contacts the web site, and when you get the web site's page you don't get it directly from the site. Instead, it's delivered to you by the proxy server. In that way, your browser never directly contacts the web server whose site you want to view. The web site sees the IP address of the proxy server, not your PC's IP address. It can't read your cookies, see your history list, or examine your clipboard and cache, because your PC is never in direct contact with it. You're able to surf anonymously, without a trace. There are two primary ways to use anonymous proxy servers. You can run client software on your PC, which does the work of contacting the server for you, or you can instead visit a web site, which then does the work of contacting the server.

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hide my ip

You can hide your ip address using this software http://free-hide-ip.en.softonic.com/

You can also use Proxy server to hide your ip.This could mask your IP with a fake one. You can check whether your original ip address hided or not using this site IP-Details.com

Dec 30, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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I would like to shorten my email address, how can I do this? my email address is: lorenebradford@myfrontiermail.com

Thank you for using FixYa

You will need to go to the web site of the people who provided you with that email and ask them if you can change the email address. If that is Yahoo, then you need to go to Yahoo.com

I hope this was useful and please comment if this was helpful to you.

May 23, 2011 | Yahoo Mail

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there is no sound coming out from my media

Sir, download the drivers for your system follow the link below:


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