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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How to show Matlab local documentation in system browser when pressing F1?

I'm using Windows7 and Matlab R2013a on my PC. I find it impossible to copy/paste in Matlab's window help or help browser: so I click Get Page Address and copy the command: web([docroot ...
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Opera Turbo and proxy

Opera Turbo There, they says: How does it work? When you enable Opera Turbo, the pages you request are passed through one of Opera's data-saving servers. The server removes any extraneous ...
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Website forcing mobile interface on Desktop browser

#0: The website in the title is MakeMyTrip. One month ago, I booked my ticket for a journey through this website. I used my Firefox 36.0 (Linux) to do such. The user-agent wasn't tweaked either. The ...
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stop ie from closing when draging out a shortcut

I mostly use Firefox but at work all their stuff is setup to use IE and I can't change that. so I'm stuck with using IE and I've noticed one uber annoying thing it does. so I've got several tabs open ...
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How can I do a zoom with the browser via the keyboard and without a scrollwheel?

I have a notebook without a scoll wheel. What is the keyboard command for zooming in the browser? I wanto be able to zoom to 100% on a page that is blown up to 150%.
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Google chrome is reading characters backwards

Google Chrome is my favorite browser, and I can't imagine going on without it. Suddenly (without closing and re-opening) the browser; chrome has been reading characters upside down, very weird: ...
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ISP is inserting ads into web pages

My ISP is inserting ads into web pages randomly (it is like a popup in the bottom right side). I have tried different browsers but same thing happens. I know it is not caused by any virus because ads ...
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How to wait until a page is loaded before rendering it?

I am writing a research paper that includes a comparison between two dynamic web apps. Namely, I want to compare the time it takes to accomplish a similar task on both of the apps. I know that one of ...
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How to alert if an unwanted Cookie was set on my own website?

My website needs 4 different cookies. From time to time an additional cookie appears (Update: for my domain!) that is not set through my PHP code. As I do not use external javascripts as long I'm ...
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Can Chrome extensions install other?

Is it real, that current installed in browser Chrome extensions can install other? Or all extensions from Google Store are safe, and cant contain viruses?
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Java Plugin Missing in Chrome [duplicate]

I have JRE installed on my PC, however in chrome Java plugins are missing, it was working fine, since today, Java plugin is missing from Chrome browser. I have installed JRE, but problem still ...
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Chrome complains about HSTS

As of April 13, navigating to Facebook returns a giant red padlock with a NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID response. Like, a really big padlock. The error message seemed descriptive enough, so browsed some ...
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How does Trusteer Rapport install itself in all my browsers?

Like so many people, I am forced to install Trusteer Rapport to use the online platform of my bank. I ran the installer and now Trusteer Rapport is installed in all my browsers: Internet Explorer, ...
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chrome spellcheck and different language for selected sites

I was wondering if there is some way to make Chrome browser use different spellchecker dictionary for selected sites. I mostly write in Polish but on some sites I prefer to use English dictionary, so ...
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How to decrese facebook's resource footprint? [closed]

Opening facebook in a modern browser consumes large amount of memory and cpu usage. I am wondering if there is any add-on or greasemonkey script to make facebook lighter. Even with realistic reduction ...
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How do you get rid of malicious safari browser extension?

I am running Safari 8.0.4 on OS X 10.10.2 I think when I installed filezilla there was also a malicious browser extension installed in Safari. Here is what the extension preferences panel looks like: ...
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Multiple installations of Firefox

This might sound a little insane, but I'd like to have separate browsers for my everyday/research and social-network browsing. I could install another Browser like Chrome, Opera etc. but I am not very ...
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When I open and load a certain websites in Chrome on Windows 7 (32-bit) I can see only the source code of that website

When I open and load a certain websites in Chrome on Windows 7 (32-bit) I can see only the source code of that website. Could this be virus? How I can delete if so?
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How to prevent cookie from deleting is they're timed out?

bHow to prevent cookie from deleting is they're timed out? I'm talking about Firefox but in other browsers (like Chrome) if you have the answer the good.
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Upgrading the Google Chrome browser

I'm having some difficulties upgrading the Chrome browser. This is the upgrade reminder from Gmail today: My current version on about:version is: Then, I uninstalled the current Chrome browser ...
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Browser not blocking popups

I have disable showing popups for all sites in my chrome browser. But when I visit http://www.hdfcbank.com/ and click Login , it show a pop up window. Why chrome is not blocking this? Are there some ...
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How to freeze chrome browser settings?

Some weeks ago my mom's computer got Rts.dsrlte.com Browser Hijacker problem. I wasn't at home and only today I got to fix it after changing the browser settings. I don't know how that malware got ...
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Does some browser support Java Applets anymore? [Debian 7]

As fate would have it, I find myself trying to solve some challenges on an old website from 2005. Some of these depend on delivering Java applets to your browser. I am on Chrome 41, and of course it ...
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How can I force Firefox to render the page before it's fully loaded?

As far as I know, HTML protocol allows browser to render while still fetching the entire data. I do need to be able to read static pages before all those web fonts and other polish finish, which on ...
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Does the Spartan web-browser run on multiple platforms (i.e. Linux, Mac, Windows)?

Does the Spartan web-browser by Microsoft run on multiple platforms (i.e. Linux, Mac, Windows)?
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Browsers (IE, Chrome, new installed Firefox) not displaying most pages

TL;DR Windows 7 x64 all browsers (even fresh installed) don't render almost any page. But network traffic is fine (http 200ok payload correct), no proxy, no malware etc. started occuring after ...
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Redirect all Browser Traffic to a Single Web Page

Simply put, I want to make a Windows 8.1 machine redirect all traffic to a page I specify. For instance, if I use Google Chrome, and type in any URL, I want the user to end up on, for example, ...
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Windows 8.1 opens IE even though Chrome is default browser. Can I change?

I'm sure its a Windows issue, not a matter of certain programs being hardcoded to use IE (as suggested here) because... well, its Google's Picassa (among others) that's launching IE and if any program ...
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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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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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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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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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How to change default naming convention for duplicate downloads

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 ...