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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Can you make an PC App (shell) out of a browser based application?

I have several cloud based applications that run on a browser. I want to make it seem/feel like a real application installed on my PC, separate from browser, tabs, and all that, and perhaps an option ...
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Unable to open a specific site in browser on windows 7

I am trying to open 'https://chrome.google.com' on any browser on my windows 7 machine but for the life of me cannot seem to reach it (its giving a connection timeout error). I've tried all browsers ...
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How does Firefox auto update works?

I am little confused as to how does Firefox auto update works? So, lately, Firefox had a bug in 38.x version - so they recommended to update to the latest version. I had auto update turned on, so I ...
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Chrome: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

I'm having problem browsing a website. If I type in the domain name, I get ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED; and if I use the website's IP address instead, I get DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN. Thank you.
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Firefox - Jagged / Blurry / Fuzzy / Ugly Font Issue - Windows 7

Problem: Fuzzy text, Blurry text, Ugly text in Firefox (since long, current version being used is v38.0.5) on Windows 7 (fully updated) BUT not in Chrome Browser Problem occurs in some web-fonts ...
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How can I protect specific web pages from URL sharing? Temporary URLs?

This is a technical question which is based on implementing a special feature on an website. I know HTML and CSS, I know crude JavaScript (very basic) but I have no clue about PHP or other web-based ...
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How to play video on whole browser tab

How to fill a browser tab with video from YouTube or other video hosting sites,instead of filling the whole screen.
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Internet Explorer infamous ActiveX warning

I have an application that uses an Internet Explorer component to navigate to pages. In my application i block any ActiveX downloads to improve speed. I also disabled all ActiveX options available in ...
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Chrome browser's single tab is consuming 750 MB of RAM. How can I reduce this utilization? [duplicate]

When I open my webpage in a Chrome tab, it uses around 750 MB of RAM. (I have check the usage in Chrome's task manager.) I am using Windows 7. When I open the same webpage in 8 tabs, then the total ...
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windows CMD in browser [closed]

Basically want something that I can use in demos to access a CMD instance of a remote machine in a browser, i.e. a webserver providing some windows CMD like interface over the web. Security is not ...
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Does VIMProbable have register support?

VIMProbable is a browser that works using vi keys. Does it have support for storing text in registers?
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Outlook email browser choice

I'm using Windows 10 OS and I've set IE as my default browser, but a box keeps popping up in my Outlook e-mail program. When I choose IE and say always use this app, it doesn't remember. I do have ...
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looking for a linux distro that will load a website and do nothing else [closed]

Not sure if this is the right stack for this question: Basically this is going to be running a security camera feed 24/7 and nothing else, where the feed is accessed via a specific website with a ...
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Browser problems after update windows 10 (ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR)

I have problems with some websites, some of these websites will load occasionally but not always, such as Google, but others will not load at all, such as Twitter. Using Microsoft Edge, the website ...
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Correct distinction between “extension”, “theme”, “addon”, etc?

In my understanding—which I admit may be limited in this regard, hence why I'm asking here—although there is no strict or standardised set of definition(s) or distinction(s), a generally accepted ...
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How to download updates or initiate auto download progmatically?

How can I initiate auto update/download pragmatically? Detail: In other words, Firefox seems to download updates when I go to menu: Help > About It then, download the updates and prompts the button ...
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Deleting (selected) autocomplete entries in Microsoft Edge

Some form fields on web pages and the Location Bar and the Search Bar have autocomplete drop down lists that appear with a list of previously-entered data. How can I delete selected entries in such ...
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Browser for one web-site only

Our company of 100 people has subscribed to a cloud to-do service. Problem is working through regular browser is inconvenient and distracting. What I want is to have a Win executable with the proper ...
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Screenshot of a scrollable page in chrome

I want to take the screenshot of a full page in google chrome without using any extensions or apps
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How do I specify a CA certificate and/or client certificate to the links web browser

I have a need to use a local web browser for diagnostics to verify a secure website endpoint within a datacentre. This endpoint is TLS enabled and protected with a client certificate, both of which ...
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Web Browser / slow computer - “Stop running this script?”

(Not my computer, a friend's who I will call Beth for ease of reading, so will provide what I can) Computer displays this pop up on start up. Computer is very slow, sometimes unresponsive: Things ...
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Chromium App Mode disable key controlled aids

I run chromium in app mode on a Linux tablet. This tablet has four buttons. All that the four buttons do is send signals as keys F1 to F4 on a normal keyboard. Therefore I get this keycode from the ...
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Seeing “large fonts” on websites in all browsers

I would like to ask something about what happened with my Web Browsers. I'm an avid web surfer btw. I didn't know when it started but some of the websites I'm visiting started to have larger fonts ...
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Firefox' “send to other browser” button under windows?

On Android, I have a button on firefox that looks like a paper airplane. When I click it, I can send the current website to any of my other browsers that are synched with my Mozilla account. On ...
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How to Take Screenshots /Save a web page as PDF

How to save a page as pdf or take screenshot of the entire page which has height longer than viewport Provided Right Click is disabled /If tried to override it .It disables the content to be ...
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Fake online website when offline

I am developing a website using a local server, but I have remote dependencies. I would like to fake requests for files from remote servers. For instance, when the browser makes a request for ...
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Can't filter recent codes on ideone

Guys I recently have been unable to filter the recent code section of ideone by any particular language. Whenever I select filter by C, C++ or Python or any Language, other language codes also appear. ...
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Windows 10 Internet connection security problems

I recently bought a stationary PC with Windows 8.1 pre installed and instantly upgraded to Windows 10. The installation was error free and all apps works fine but the internet connection seems to be ...
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How to make Wikipedia forward to article instead of going to search

I recently updated to Win10, using chrome as always I found that Wikipedia doesn't forward to an article anymore when I type in correct word but forwards to search results instead. It also doesn't do ...
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Grab all “non-embedded” images from a web page

I am looking for a way to grab all images from a blog even if they are not visible (embedded) on the blog itself. In other words, images that are uploaded to a webpage, but not yet embedded in an ...
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How to launch multiple instances of microsft edge browser and collect their Process Ids

How can I launch multiple edge browsers, that too in private mode and then get the process Ids. Also, is there any way to say that they should all be in different browser sessions and shouldn't share? ...
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How to make google-chrome or chromium use less memory

My computer has only 4GB memory, and opening 8-12 random tabs on chrome or chromium often freezes my computer. Currently I'm using google-chrome-stable --process-per-site. This helps to some extent. ...
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What is CPU utilization and how is it calculated, how does OS scheduling work?

I studied x86_64 assembly language, somewhere in my studies I learned that the CPU cannot stop doing stuff, it must constantly run/execute something. Question 1) I am wondering then, how come there ...
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Definitive guide to clearing locally stored browser 301's?

Does anyone know of a definitive guide as to how to make sure the 301 cache is empty for popular browsers such as IE, Chrome, Firefox? Is it simply enough to clear your browsing history in each? I am ...
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How does an Arabic web browser work

How are fonts rendered and defined in a web browser for a language that is written right to left (such as Arabic)? Does the browser switch the direction of domain names (the URL) or do they stay the ...
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Edge browser error 'Hmm, we can't reach this page' loading localhost address

Microsoft Edge presenting error message 'Hmm, we can't reach this page' loading localhost address. Loopback flag is checked. Address mapped in host file 127.0.0.1 www.desenv OS: Windows 10 - ...
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Mac OS X 10.10.4 web pages not loading

I am running Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.4. When I start my Mac, everything is working, I can browse any page through any web browser, like Safari, Chrome, or Firefox. But after some time, this stop ...
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Why does my Chrome browser window go completely black a few seconds after loading the website page?

I have a 13" Mid 2011 MacBook Air, running OS X Yosemite Version 10.10.3. When I use Google Chrome the website will load and then after a few seconds go completely black (inside the Chrome browser ...
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android chrome back button before closeing chrome redirects always to the same website [migrated]

Every time I want to close chrome with the back button I am redirected to same website. I want to get rid of this website but i cannot. I cleared the browser history but the website keeps reappearing ...
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Word won't paste images from web?

I had to rub my eyes. But Word will not accept copy pasted images from the web. I've scoured the internet and done everything here: http://wordfaqs.mvps.org/InvisibleGraphics.htm Naturally nothing ...
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Windows 10 - Microsoft Edge missing in start menu and pins

Ok. I have just upgraded to windows 10 and had to switch to a Microsoft account while setting up Cortana. Along the process, it asks me to sign out and sign back in, which I do. Then after signing ...
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How to import bookmarks into Edge browser in Windows 10

I have just witnessed two non-techy users' first time in Windows 10. The first thing both of them said when opening the new Edge browser for the first time was "Where are my favourites (favorites for ...
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How to use Microsoft Edge in mac

As you may know Microsoft announced a new web browser in Windows 10 named Edge. While there is no download option for mac (like internet explorer 5+), how can i use it and test my websites with it? ...
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Your-Home-Page.net on Opera?

Long story short, the link (provided below) was somehow set to open (alongside my homepage) every time I open Opera, and I can not figure out how to stop it from happening nor when it began. I have ...
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What is the Default Browser of Client's computer in windows?

Is there a way to find what is the default browser on a client's windows machine? Is there a registry key or some other property that can help to find what is their default browser?
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Can from OS the user agent be edited which will be read from the browser?

Can from OS the user agent be edited which will be read from the browser? I need this to work to share data between desktop app and browser.The desktop app would add a key in UserAgent , and browser ...
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Mac unable to browse to any websites hosted at a single IP

I am unable to browse to any websites that are hosted on a single IP address - a reseller web hosting account that I manage, with a number of websites on it. This occurs in all browsers. Other ...
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I am using Windows 8.1. and I am not able to open Google through Firefox browser

I am using Windows 8.1 and I am using Chrome and Firefox. Today I tried open www.google.com in FireFox and got an "Untrusted website" error. The error which I am getting is www.google.co.in uses ...
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It it possible for a MitM attacker to know when a browser has gone into incognito mode?

This may be better suited to security, but since it's about a specific feature of software, I thought I'd ask here. Lets say that I am viewing a website, and I open a tab in incognito mode (unless ...
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Convert javascript links in websites to regular HTML links?

Some websites like to use javascript links instead of regular HTML links, making it impossible to open such links in new browser tabs, for example "javascript:OpenLink(908)", instead of ...