Browser is the term used for a program that's used to display web pages. It comes from the phrase "browse the Internet".

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Websites won't load beside having Connection

Since today I'm not able to load webpages on my pc. This happened after I resumed the suspended Windows. I am connected to my Router via WLan (tried lan, lan via wlan client; no difference) and while ...
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Browser webpage screenshots hidpi on non hidpi display [duplicate]

In the upcoming release of my companies new website we're willing to support hidpi screens so the website looks more freshy on those who support it. The main problem is that i don't got a hidpi ...
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Browser that restores session without refreshing tabs

Currently I use Chrome as my browser. During my normal web browsing, I generally have a bunch of different windows, with a lot of tabs open. I generally don't close a tab, if I think I might want to ...
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How can I manipulate the browser fingerprint?

The test here worries me: http://panopticlick.eff.org/ and I'd like to know if there is a good way to manipulate the browser fingerprint?
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Chrome/Other browsers changes the colors of a picture

So I've been having this issue on my home desktop, where the colors of a picture could be completely different from the actual colors, when the browser renders it out. I am only having this issue on ...
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ERR_INVALID_CHUNKED_ENCODING from Chrome

when i type chrome://help/ in Chrome's address bar, i get Version 41.0.2272.101 m Google Chrome is up to date. but when i try to go to https://twitter.com i get on win8.1: This web ...
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Firefox can't open website while other browser do [on hold]

Recently for these few days, all the suddenly I frequently experience problem that Firefox can't open websites after using for a while. It just feels like the internet is down. However, other browser ...
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How to increase the number of pdf files firefox/thunderbird can open

I'd like to know if there is a setting that limits the number of PDF files which can be open at any point in time in the firefox or thunderbird browser. I have a large amount of PDF open in my browser ...
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Create origin aliases for a web browser?

Is there a way to configure browsers with a list of "origin aliases" so that a web app functions as expected? If so, how? For example, I would like to tell the browser https://wiki and ...
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All zip files downloaded as 7zip

Ever since I downloaded 7zip, and even after I uninstalled it, is that all my zip files are downloaded as 7z files. How in the world can I stop this?! I have been looking for answers for about a month ...
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I Can't Assign Default Programs /Win8

(Sorry for my bad english) My PC was infected in the past. I did a cleanup using Malware bytes but I still think the PC is infected. I am not able to set the default browser. I cannot change the ...
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smartphone-like behavior in Chromium and Opera browsers in VirtualBox

I use Chromium and Opera browsers in my VirtualBox v.4.3.26 (Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome), but few days ago (not clear, whether after an update or I inadvertently changed some settings) they started to behave ...
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Firefox stopped working with our app after 36.0.1

We have a web application that works on all browsers and firefox before 36.0.1 Have done all the typical things, clearing cache, reinstalling ff, etc. Multiple different machine from different ...
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avoid sock puppet detection(creating two account) in a site

some sites block your account if they detect a sock puppeting (creating more than one account for one person). Somehow when you create an account**(A)** ,then reinstall your system and create an ...
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Accessing web address via Run Dialog

I am experiencing a strange behavior when trying to access a web page by typing its address in Windows Run Dialog. Usually, when I just open the Run Dialog (WIN+R) and type in a web page address, the ...
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Use Firefox to open an external program and pass the URL as a parameter, ie click to stream with MPC

I'm looking for an add-on or another way to have Firefox (or Chrome or anything else really) open an external program when clicking on certain links and send the URL I clicked to that program. I know ...
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Firefox - Saving Images, Change Default Behavior When Already Exists

I found a similar question on this site, but it wasn't exactly a match and no one solved it. I save and organize many pictures, everyday. Most of them come in sets. So I name the first picture ...
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Unusual font issue in Chrome

Of late, I've noticed that some websites are using really light font that are barely visible. I thought that it was just a growing trend in web designing but it was weird. I decided to try and visit ...
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ST3: New Build Systems / SideBarEnhancement: Keyboard shortcut that opens files to different browsers via localhost

Using Sublime Text 3 on a mac. I'm currently learning d3.js and would like to be able to preview source codes on different browsers via the localhost, preferably, without using 3rd party browser ...
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Extension to load a specific webpage after idle time

So I will have a demo computer set up running a specific site for users to interact with. I would like it set up so that somebody can come use it, and then walk away, and the browser will ...
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yahoo.com will not open in mozilla firefox

When I try to open yahoo.com in mozilla firefox I get the following error. An error occurred during a connection to www.yahoo.com. Invalid OCSP signing certificate in OCSP response. (Error code: ...
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Why jeditable WYSIWYG plugin behave differently in different web-browsers? [closed]

Normally when we type a sentence in an wysiwyg editor and if we need one in next line we use to press the enter key and it will automatically insert a <br> tag. But when we use the jeditable ...
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Bookmarklet to take current url as a parameter to other URL

I want to make a bookmarklet that takes a string from current URL of the browser and passes it as parameter of my specific URL and reload this new URL in browser. The string required is after "=" sign ...
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Run IE Frame Inside Chrome

We're in situation where we run a legacy application on silverlight which we are now starting experience issues in chrome being they are depreciating NPAPI functionality. We're trying to workout ...
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Disable Google Chrome Autonaming (1) on downloads

Please tell me the way, how can I disable the google chrome auto naming behaviour. The a filename is exist in the actual folder, then Chrome says default name: filename (1).txt This is not good for ...
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If I open a URL in a new Chrome incognito window, will it act as if I cleared browser cache, cookies etc?

I have good reasons for not clearing my cookies at the moment. Support staff for a problem site want me to clear browser cache and cookies. If I open a URL in a new Chrome incognito window, will it ...
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Downloading a website that uses JS authentication recursively [closed]

I need to download a lot files from an old website that uses some sort of non-standard login and authentication via JavaScript and therefore tools like HTTrack are not really useful. I have looked ...
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how to inspect the footer of a website with Firefox GCLI plugin?

How do I use GCLI to view the footer for a wordpress blog? Typically, the footer isn't viewable because as you scroll down, older items are loaded to the page. While not infinite, for practical ...
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How to find the list of servers accessed by a webpage on android? [migrated]

On my desktop Firefox I can view the list of servers any given web page accesses either by checking with firebug or by pressing "Ctrl-i" Page Info > Media. Out of the two Firebug is of course much ...
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Is there a way to dump a webpage source without having to interact directly with browser?

Is there a way to somehow dump the source of a webpage automatically, without interacting with a browser itself; without right clicking on page and selecting “view source”. So For example, I have an ...
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How to get rid of this peculiarly nasty pop up ad? [duplicate]

I've read through the posts here and tried many things suggested in the posts: I looked into my Task Manager and couldn't find any suspicious processes running; I did a full system scan with Windows ...
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Why can't I go directly to the Oracle sign on page?

When I paste this URL (below) into my web browser... Chrome or IE https://login.oracle.com/mysso/signon.jsp I get an error saying ... Error! Do not use bookmarked URL. Please type the URL you are ...
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How to open JavaScript link in new tab

I’m stuck using a crappy website that is very dynamic and uses a lot of JavaScript, basically it has a table with many rows, each containing a link. Initially the rows are in a very poor order and I ...
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Why does my browser save my password as `f5-sso-token`?

My university's email service runs on Outlook Web App. When I visit outlook.umontreal.ca I am redirected to a login page, and after logging in, both Firefox and Chrome offer to remember my password ...
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Windows 7 rotates screen when accessing Google and other search engines

I have a laptop with Windows 7. When I access Google and search anything the screen always rotates 90 degrees. This happens with any browser — Chrome, Internet Explorer or Firefox — when I press some ...
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Allocate more RAM to Chrome?

I have a lot of RAM on my computer, and recently allocated a bunch more to Firefox using this article: (http://smallbusiness.chron.com/set-ram-cache-firefox-41282.html) I'd like to now do the same ...
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Disable webcam in Firefox

Firefox has introduced a new "feature" called Hello, which accesses your webcam and microphone to allow you to start "conversations" with friends. For obvious reasons, I find it quite disconcerting ...
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Yosemite and browsers

OK... there is a particular site that I'm responsible for and that is this; www.thegoodbrothers.com. However, right now on my mac, running OS X 10.10.2 on a 2009 Intel core 2 duo 2.53 GHz, I have a ...
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Firefox - How to preload newtab page

I set my new tab page to http://www.google.com and it takes a while before it fully load up. I want it be preloaded on the background or directly to my memory so that if I open a new tab it will ...
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Website redirects me to U.K. version even though I have an American IP

I recently visited a site (www.supremenewyork.com/shop/all) which has U.K. and U.S. versions depending on the user’s location. Somehow, I triggered it to read me as British/U.K. I’ve tried it on other ...
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chrome not loading one website

I've been trying to connect to a single website (usepanda.com) all day in Chrome. I've tried connecting with two entirely different internet connections. I've checked with the websites that see if ...
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Web browsers removing slash in URL

I have a URL (http://www.example.com/). Whenever me, a user, or a bot(search indexers) enter (http://www.example.com/Folder) the domain automatically redirects to (http://www.example.comFolder). All ...
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Some clients get 'Certificate-based authentication failed' error on a cert, w/ all browsers

I'm hosting multiple SSL sites on multiple Ubuntu / LAMP servers. The servers have quite standard setup, eg. no client certificate configuration is in place. The vast majority of users are fine, but ...
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What functionality would I lose if I disable browser-based Java?

I am reading that disabling Java—not JavaScript—will make my computer safer form malicious software attacks. All indications are that it will indeed make it safer, but there are no real reasons out ...
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Language selection not working Chrome Browser

My clients Chrome browser is displaying results in French rather than English (UK). I have performed the → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Language → English. When I select English, Chrome ...
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Looking for a work-around to an infinite scroll compatability issue

I read the post “Can I disable infinite scroll for all sites?” and Hagen gave a great answer. Is it possible to go from page one and then jump to the last page? Some sites have pages that will ...
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Browsers delaying 5 seconds before attempting first dns query

I have a fresh OS install with Firefox. When i open Firefox the homepage (google) takes 5-8 seconds to load. All subsequent pages load instantly. I loaded Wireshark to check if its the DNS server ...
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Proxy server with compression to reduce mobile data usage

I'm often on the road, connecting to the internet through my mobile hotspot which costs me around $10/GB. Chrome and Opera browsers have "off road" features that compress data to save on bandwidth via ...
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How to change default browser to custom program/script (http-association) in Windows 8.1?

How do I change the default browser in Windows 8.1 to a custom program or script? I would like to change the association of the http-protocol to an AutoHotKey-Script (AHK), which opens the right ...
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Multi Network Browsing

I have 2 networks setup at home and at work, one is broadband and another is wifi. I usually browse the internet using two browser. I want the two browsers to use different connections, lighening up ...