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  1. 101 votes
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  2. We’ve detected higher than normal traffic from your computer or network. Please type in the characters you see below to continue translating

    "We've detected higher than normal traffic from your computer or network. Please type in the characters you see below to continue translating."

    Why do I keep getting this message? Make it go away

    48 votes
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    under review  ·  Gwenda responded

    Hi,

    Thanks for your message on the translator forum and I’m sorry to read this is happening. Please help us understand what is going wrong:

    Which of our translator services are you using?
    Can you please share a screenshot?

    Thanks,
    Gwenda
    Microsoft Translator Team

  3. It should be a built-in translator in microsoft Edge and translate on demand.

    It should be a built-in translator in microsoft Edge and translate on demand.

    43 votes
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  4. 39 votes
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  5. Side by Side windows with original and translated text

    Provide a way to view original and translated texte si de by side

    30 votes
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  6. We’ve detected higher than normal traffic from your computer or network. FIX THIS ISSUE ASAP.....

    We’ve detected higher than normal traffic from your computer or network. FIX THIS ISSUE ASAP.....

    23 votes
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  7. STOP PUTTING UP "HIGHER THAN NORMAL TRAFFIC" NOTIFICATIONS!!!!

    STOP PUTTING UP "HIGHER THAN NORMAL TRAFFIC" NOTIFICATIONS!!!!

    THEY ARE REALLY ANNOYING!

    Some of us in this world come from one country and live in another country. We have to deal with languages that need translating all the time.
    We don't want our workload to be ever bigger because we have to keep typinf in barely readable codes because every new tab we open comes up with the message about higher than normal traffic. Sometimes we have to open many tabs.

    if this is a problem for you then maybe either stop offering the translating service (this never happens on…

    20 votes
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  8. STOP TELLING ME I'M USING IT TOO MUCH, ASKING ME TO TYPE IN A SELECTION OF UNREADABLE LETTERS AND THEN TELLING ME I'M INCORRECT!!!!

    STOP TELLING ME I'M USING IT TOO MUCH, ASKING ME TO TYPE IN A SELECTION OF UNREADABLE LETTERS AND THEN TELLING ME I'M INCORRECT!!!!

    18 votes
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  9. Shortcut key

    translate when hold Alt (or othe key) and selected text.

    18 votes
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  10. Undo the translated word

    after click a word to translate to other language, click the selected word to undo to original word. Click it again back to the translated word. so that can learn the new word.

    17 votes
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  11. Inbuilt Microsoft Translator into Windows 10 mobile like Google chrome for Android

    Add Microsoft translator inbuilt into Windows 10 mobile Microsoft edge - browser.
    Check Google chrome in Android - without extension ( It auto translate other language website pahes into Phone's default language )

    13 votes
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  12. get rid of this ''We've detected higher than normal traffic from your computer or network. Please type in the characters you see below to co

    get rid of ''We've detected higher than normal traffic from your computer or network. Please type in the characters you see below to continue translating.'' google translator doesn't behave like this that's y I switched to chrome instead of edge

    12 votes
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  13. Cancel

    You should provide option for cancel translating

    12 votes
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  14. Suggest to add manually open translation function

    Sometime, it can not correctly detect the foreign language web site, in this case, I hope can manually open the translation function.

    12 votes
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  15. Please add the ' Cancel text translation' option.

    After I select a sentence and press ' Text Translation ' I can translate the sentence. However, there is no option to cancel the translation. Please add the ' Cancel text ' option.

    10 votes
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  16. original text

    add ability to get back the original text after translation

    10 votes
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  17. 9 votes
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  18. Stop interrupting my work with asking for a GD password.

    How do I shut this **** off? I'm sick of of this ****!!

    9 votes
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  19. 8 votes
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  20. HEY HOW ABOUT YOU DISABLE THE HIGH TRAFFIC ******** SO I CAN US THE INTERNET LIKE I WANT TO YOU HOBBLING GARBAGE MAKING ******!

    HEY HOW ABOUT YOU DISABLE THE HIGH TRAFFIC ******** SO I CAN US THE INTERNET LIKE I WANT TO YOU HOBBLING GARBAGE MAKING ******!

    8 votes
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