You might have stumbled upon Experts Exchange if you ever had a computer related question that you could not answer. First step, type in your question into Google. Second step, find the site listed high for the answer and realize that you have to register to access it. Big thanks to eonestudio for making this little trick public.
The above link displays a video which shows how you can take a look at the answers for free.
All you need to do is the following. Search for something, e.g. printing from a website, the search string you would enter would look like the following.
printing from a website site:experts-exchange.com
Please note that it is not necessary to use the site:experts-exchange.com parameter, this is only done for demonstration purposes.
The first search result will link directly to the experts-exchange.com article with no solution but a button stating View Solution. If you click that button you see that you will have to subscribe to view the solution. Not today though.
Go back to the Google results page and click on Cached which loads a cached version of that webpage. Guess what? The cached page holds all the answers to the question right at the bottom. Just scroll down and see for yourself.
Update: The trick is no longer necessary, as Experts Exchange have changed the way results are displayed on the site. You can check out How To View Experts Exchange Answers Without Account for the long answer, or use the following explanation:
Just visit the Experts Exchange website and scroll down until you see the result on the page. The site hides the results by displaying lots of junk at the top. If you scroll down though, you will find the answers on the page. You can also check out the Experts Exchange Junk Cleaner to remove that junk from the page.
Update 2: The site has been redesigned again and the answers to questions are no longer displayed on the page so that you can't just scroll down to read them. The userscript linked above also does not work anymore because of this.
Update 3: A new hack emerged that you can make use of to display the answers right on the Experts Exchange website without registration. Visit this page and paste the url of the Experts Exchange question page into the form on it.Advertisement
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