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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Client unable to access OWA website after temporarily changing SSL certificate on the server

I have the following issue: One client computer (Windows XP) cannot access the OWA website. All other client computers can (Except another one in the same remote office). How this happened: I ...
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How to prevent apps from opening the browser in Windows XP?

It's quite annoying during an uninstall or application exit to have the app open a web browser with a survey or the like. I'd like to prevent this from happening, if possible? There's a similar ...
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Find path of button in browser for Applescript

I'm trying to click on a button in Safari with Applescript. I know the code must be something like: tell application "System Events" tell process "Safari" click button " ENTER " of ...
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Logging full network connection like in browser

Can I set my browser or download a special application to log/download everything that is going through network while browsing a site? When I open a website in Firefox, it downloads the files to ...
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HTTP requests from browsers stop working randomly (windows 8)

For some reason I can't understand, sometime (every hour or so), for a short period of time (15 sec.) the HTTP requests done from the web browsers are not working. If I do a ping, it works fine. All ...
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Opera keeps prompting me to update Java- is this a virus?

Over the last few weeks, I've noticed that I keep getting prompted to update my Java at increasingly regular intervals. In the past, I have usually just gone ahead with this, but I am sure that it ...
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How does a web browser know if destination is http or https?

I use Wireshark to analyze web traffic. When i open my web browser and type in the address: stackexchange.com, it first performs a DNS query, receives an answer, and then sends a TCP Syn packet to ...
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Make browser and server use the eNULL SSL/TLS cipher

Is it possible to make a browser and a web server use SSL/TLS (https) with eNULL cipher for debugging purposes in a development environment (e.g. wireshark capture without setting up SSL stream ...
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Google Chrome not removing update notification

I use Google Chrome 36.0.1985.143 m x86 on Windows 8.1 Pro, August Update (Update 2). I noticed that Chrome always notifies me that I should restart my browser because of a browser update. I do that, ...
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Firefox Clearing Cache - Ctrl + F5 doesn't work randomly

Running Firefox 31, Windows 7: I was running into a bug on a website that I'm testing where some things that did exist but do not anymore were still showing up. i tried clearing the cache by using ...
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Blocking specific websites from browser (PC and phone) while preventing myself from unblocking them without content of others

I am trying to find a PC software (and app for phone) to block specific websites, and only the person with certain privilege (e.g. who knows the password) can unblock certain websites. (I haven't yet ...
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Do chrome desktop apps use the proxy?

I have the chrome browser on my linux laptop, and Chrome starting supporting web apps that can run on your desktop, instead of in the browser. So in my browser I configured a proxy, which is working ...
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Close opened tab after selected “Switch to tab” in Firefox Awesome Bar

When I open a new blank tab, start writing where I want to go in the Awesome Bar, and select "Switch to tab", Firefox goes to the already opened tab (which is fine) but leaves the other blank tab ...
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How to deal with sites that forces you to only checkboxes that are near each other? [closed]

Some sites, like cinema's booking sites, restrict the seat choices because of the trolls. Can this restriction be overided? In some cases I want to select seats that are behind each other but I can't ...
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How to download PDFs from a sub page in search results

I'm trying to download all the intervention reports from the WWC (research project), but each PDF is behind its own web page so I have to click and open each result to get the PDF URL and save. See: ...
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Refresh tab regardless if I interact with the site - Chrome Plugin (Windows)

I'm looking for a way to refresh a tab every x minutes regardless if I click somewhere in the tab or not. All of the extensions I tested before (Refresh Monkey, Easy Auto Refresh, Page Refresh) stop ...
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Firefox is freezing a lot on windows

I am not sure if me the only one who is facing big problems using Firefox browser on windows8. I am used to use Firefox and open about 30 tabs in the normal situation ! and when was using Linux there ...
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Unable to change browser's default home page

After installing Qvod player, my IE homepage was set to: http://www.hao123.com/?tn=97473572_hao_pg I tried to set the home page via IE settings, however it changed back to http://www.hao123.com ...
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Move sessions in Chrome to a different computer

I need to move my browsing session in Chrome to a different computer. For example, on my current computer, I have sessions saved for Gmail, Facebook etc. So, I can go to Facebook.com and it will not ...
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Options for one-time login browser session

I always log out from all my accounts on websites when leaving the computer when using other computers than my own, for instance a public computer. This means I have to log in to several accounts ...
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How to stop an image from loading after it started loading in a broswer?

I have a low bandwidth. So when I use Reddit Enhancement Suite to open and close an image it still loads in background. Sites like Wikipedia commons loads images very slowly too. I do not want to ...
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Firefox Inspector: Scroll element into view? And highlight?

In the Firefox Inspector, is there a way to scroll an element into view, so that Firefox jumps immediately to the element? Rather than requiring that I find the element on the page. I think Firebug ...
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Google Chrome or YouTube issue, autoplay channel video conflicts with playing a video from that same page

When I go to a YouTube channel on Google Chrome and in the main window of that channel there is a video playing (like channel's trailer) the auto starting main video keeps playing in background even ...
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Automatically get a value from a log in based website daily

I have an online share trading account in which I own a number of shares. I want to be able to get the total portfolio value automatically daily. Unfortunately my broker doesn't have an API interface. ...
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Chrome User Data profiles - Is deleting the User Data will delete all personal data I had on the computer I used and will leave no trace?

When at work, I used to login to Chrome sync so my bookmarks, extensions, saved passwords, histories, etc. are available to me. When Im done, I used to sign out from chrome to delete my saved data, ...
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Where I can find Chrome local history?

I'm using Chrome as the default browser on all my devices (laptop, desktop, tablet, smartphone, etc.), and on all of them I'm logged in with my Google account. It happens that I did't use my laptop so ...
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How to access “Mail and Chat Accounts” setting in Opera browser for Windows?

Im trying to use the Chat feature in the Opera browser. When looking up directions on how to set up and use the Chat feature, virtually all the pages mention going to the "Mail and Chat Accounts" ...
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Tracing GET/POST requests with Google Developers tools (or similar tools)

On the network tab of Google Devtools, you can see each of the GET/POST requests the browser is making. As far as I can think, there are three reasons the browser makes requests: The user puts the ...
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Save cookies immediately in dwb

I use the dwb browser and I would like to share the cookies between the different windows. So, I set the file-sync-interval setting to 0, but if I open a new window, the cookies are not saved. I ...
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Proxy autoconfig: SOCKS5 that works with all browsers?

I have a PAC file that mostly works. I want to browse some sites through a US SOCKS5 proxy, so I do: var proxy_us = "SOCKS5 x.y.z.w:1080"; and return that from FindProxyForURL. The problem here is ...
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Cannot access Reddit from my work or home computers

I work on a 27 inch iMac (2011) at home, and have a 27 inch iMac (2009) at work. For the last several days, I have not been able to access Reddit from these computers. This may occur on other domains, ...
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Do Chrome extensions for one User have any access to other users?

I am trying to isolate any installed Google Chrome / Chromium extensions from my more private web browsing activity. My thought was to have two Chrome "Users", with more private browsing done in one, ...
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Google Chrome freezes using IPv6

I've got a bit of a problem with Google Chrome. A few weeks ago I switched to another ISP that offered IPv6. Since then Chrome is randomly freezing when accessing certain websites (freezing as in "not ...
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How to pin a tab in safari in osx

There are several options provided by other popular browsers like chrome, firefox. One of the option is to pin the tab. This feature is very handy when you wish to re-open same tabs when you restart ...
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Why are Chrome and Opera not showing content?

So I seem to be having this issue on a couple of sites now and only in Chrome (36.0.1985.125 m) and Opera (23.0.1522.60). Firefox, IE, Safari and even Chrome Canary are working as expected. The ...
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Browsers gets messed across dual monitor in portrait setup

I have recently changed my dual monitor setup from landscape to portrait. The desktop is extended and not duplicated. I'm having a problem viewing websites when the browser spans across two monitors. ...
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Close multiple tabs which have the same base URL

I have lots of tabs open. Many of them are from Amazon.com/something. How do I close them all at once in the browser? (I'm using Firefox)
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Browsing image gallery websites with two windows

Imagine an arbitrary image gallery website (i.e. deviantart.com). You get an overview of thumbnails and upon clicking these, you're usually redirected to a dedicated page showing the enlarged version ...
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Browsing sessions in Opera are no longer saved on next Opera startup

After a long time of using Opera web browser without any issues, a really annoying one appeared today. I had about 10-15 tabs open for my regular use when I am surfing internet. The setting that I ...
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I cannot connect to youtube

i can connect to all other websites, only youtube website is always down for me. I tried all browsers on my desktop computer (DELL XPS 8500) (IE ("This page can’t be displayed"), Chrome("This ...
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Fail to save local html contenteditable file

I have an html file that is a skeleton file with the html tag declared as "html contenteditable" so that I can effectively use it as a notepad. My problem is that whenever I make a change to this html ...
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how to print a page from web browser without print window using javascript or php

I am developing an POS application for my own shop in web. Now for that in billing section have features like select the products and print bill, this process is only two steps. However when I click ...
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Remote browser session debugging: Is there a tool to get a “core dump” of a browser's interaction with a webpage?

A user of my website is having a problem that I can't reproduce. It is maddening to debug, because all I can really ask the user (nontechnical person) is their OS version and browser version. Is ...
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How to convert chrome 32bit to 64bit?

Is it possible to convert chrome from 32 bit to 64 bit without the need for a clean install of the 64 bit version? If yes, how to do it?
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Why http links are not opening from default browser in windows 8?

I have some browsers on my system i.e. Chrome, Mozilla and I.E. Mozilla is the default browser. If I open any http:// link it is not opening in Mozilla. Instead it opens an empty window in Chrome. ...
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Some pages in Chrome always redirect to ransom page at http://system-check-fyeltkhn.in

This is so weird and random that I have a problem explaining it fully. Since yesterday, those behaviors started: Some pages in Chrome are be always redirected to: ...
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How to change google chrome to look like sleipnir?

I do like and use Google Chrome but I don't like how it looks. On the other hand I like how Sleipnir looks but it's soooo slow, irresponsive and hard to control. What I'd like to do is to change how ...
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Google Chrome save visited links

I want to save my browsing history, but it looks like Google Chrome isn't really concerned about browsing history. As far as i know it deletes history older than a month, and when i look in ...
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Why multiple processes for Google Chrome in Task Manager while only one process for firefox?

I am using Windows 7 on my computer. I use following browsers at a time: Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Now in my firefox browser, I have webpages running in more than 18 tabs & there is only 1 ...
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Getting Emacs to open webpages in Iceweasel

I'm trying to get Emacs to open webpages in Iceweasel. Following the instructions given here, I've had Custom add the following lines to my .emacs: '(browse-url-browser-function (quote ...