Unanswered Questions

22 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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How to physically secure my laptop in my office desk?

I work in an open plan area. We have "hot desks" (first come first serve). I use a laptop and don't want to carry it with me all the time. How can I leave it in the desk, making sure it is not ...
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1answer
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Plastic wrap sticking to spine of Blu-Ray disc packages

One thing that drives me nuts about Blu-Rays is that for some reason the packaging methodology causes the outer cellophane-like wrap to stick to the spine of disc case, so when you take it off, there ...
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2answers
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How to remove scatches from a metal laptop

So I was taking my laptop out if my bag and the charger hit the top of the computer and a small scratch that looks kinda like a line of hair is on the laptop and i want to know if there is any way to ...
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6answers
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How to remove cloudy haze from eye glasses?

I have some glasses which are a couple of years old which have a strange cloudy haze circling the middle of the glasses. I had this problem on my previous glasses, so bought some new ones. After ...
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5answers
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How to remove or seal in mold mildew on vintage electronic cables

Bought some vintage electronics, and the 20 foot data cable bundle smells like mildew very strongly. I need something to seal in that smell and kill the fungi on the insulators, without damaging the ...
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1answer
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I saddle-soaped my leather cowboy boots, and now instead of being a darker brown one of them is tan. How do I fix this?

The right one is what they are both supposed to look like. I treated both boots the same, and one turned lighter in color while one stayed almost exactly the same.
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1answer
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How can I clean this chair at home?

What's the name for such material? Is it cloth? Without buying steam cleaners or machines, or transporting to cleaners, how can it be cleaned at home? I have a steam clothes iron, if it can help?
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1answer
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New shoes squeaking

I grabbed a brand new pair of Lacoste Carnaby Evo's, only wear them on special occasions which has been twice so far. But on my 3rd wear, I noticed that my shoe started to squeak. It was ...
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1answer
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How to remove blue gel pen ink from cream colored jeans

Can you provide me tips on removing gel pen ink from a very light colored (cream color) pair of jeans. The gel pen ink is from Bic Gelocity (blue color). Many solutions over the internet and also on ...
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2answers
97 views

remove deteriorating lining from a jacket

I have a beloved jacket whose lining unfortunately began deteriorating after running it through the wash. I tried contacting the manufacturer but they did not offer any help since the jacket is too ...
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3answers
202 views

How to remove blueback from cables?

I currently have some blueback that is stuck on a cable that I own. Normally, you can use blueback to remove blueback. This does not work in my case. I have also tried scraping it off with my nail. ...
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4answers
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Box to store non-files in filing cabinet drawer

I recently acquired a vertical 4-drawer Letter-Sized hanging file cabinet. I thought it would free up so much space, seeing as I had so many bankers' boxes of files. It didn't work out that way. ...
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1answer
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How to know what material shower floor is made of and what cleaning products to use on it?

I have a shower in a new house, and the floor of it is dirty. If I google "how to clean shower floor" the answers I get largely depend on the type of floor. I have no idea what the floor is made of (...
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3answers
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Increasing mouse/mousepad stopping power?

Despite already having a supposedly pretty good mousepad (a QcK) and a decent gaming mouse specifically for precision, it still slips sometimes by about a pixel when I click (not everyone needs pixel-...
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0answers
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Clear water bubbles in a water meter

I have a water meter which shows reading for the water consumed. It has a glass cover through which I read the no of units consumed. Due to rain water bubbles and vapor were formed under the glass ...

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