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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Your-Home-Page.net on Opera?

Long story short, this page 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 uninstalled every ...
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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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Google account password recovery doesn't work in Mozilla Firefox v39.0 [on hold]

I tried a lot changing the password using the Google Account recovery but it simple refreshes the page every time I select the I don't know my password and enter the Email-ID.When the same thing I ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 Missing Internet Explorer Maintenance in Group Policy [migrated]

I'm trying to set Internet Explorer as the default browser for all users on a clients terminal server. I was trying to do it following this guide however I couldn't get passed step 4 Right-click ...
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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 ...
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Select a Remote File to Upload in Browser

I want to upload a file from to a server using file selection on browser (chrome). The thing is the file does not presents in my computer and it is on the web. Is there any way to select a file with ...
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Can I set a different preferred language per site?

Is there a way to change the preferred language in the browser (Firefox and/or Chrome) based on the visited site? Most of the time I want websites to be displayed in English, but when I visit a ...
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Why do browsers send referrer? [closed]

Why do browsers share referrer information by default? What use does it have other than provide sites additional information for their own analytical purposes?
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How can I delete cookies for a specific site in chrome in android [migrated]

I can see 'Settings' -> 'Privacy' -> 'CLEAR BROWSING DATA', but that will clear by browsing info for all sites. I can also see under 'Settings' -> 'Site settings', there is an option to select 'All ...
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When a subdomain considers me logged out while I'm logged into the main site, why does clicking a login link instantly log me in? [on hold]

Like if I'm logged out on battlelog.battlefield.com, but logged in on origin.com, as soon as I click LOG IN, it instantly performs the login without me having to enter my username or password. What ...
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Chrome adds weird HTTPS:1 header to all requests

I've been getting a lot of weird errors on websites that relate to HTTPS. These sites works great in FF and IE, but fail to load in Chrome. It appears that though I'm requesting an unsecured URL ...
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As a user, how can I open a site in a popup window without toolbars?

Long story short there are webpages and videos I want to display on my secondary monitor while browsing on my main monitor. All of my toolbars and tabs make the browser rather bulky, and I'd like to ...
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How Mozilla blocked the Flash by default without updating the browser? [closed]

Earlier this week Mozilla's support team has made the decision to block all versions of Flash Player from Firefox until Adobe releases a patch. Before Tuesday (2015-07-14) Flash was working fine, ...
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Slow-down of Web Applications due to Windows DPI Scaling?

I have increased DPI scaling from 100% to 125% to improve display readability. The result looks quite pleasant on my 24" screen (resolution 1920 x 1200). Now, a colleague warns me that certain web ...
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Enable silverlight on the site

I was working with regexp on the site that works on silverlight. When I finished and wanted to copy final regexp, system asked me if I want to allow this app to write in my buffer. I automaticly ...
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The full web browsing history of my home computer has fully got synced into my office computer web browser [duplicate]

I use Google chrome at my office and at my home. Today I discovered that all the websites I did brows yesterday at home, all of the histories are present at my office computer's Google chrome browser. ...
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In browser screenshots of large web pages?

I've had this issue coming up now and again. Sometimes I need to screenshot large pages, however there are situations when the page is too big for any tool to capture. Right now I'm trying to ...
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How to use NPAPI (Silverlight for Netflix etc) in Chrome after September 2015 (version 45 update)

Come September Google want npapi to RIP - https://www.chromium.org/developers/npapi-deprecation What is a good strategy to prevent Chrome from updating beyond version 44 or a similar workaround? ...
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Opera doesn't let me change default browser for html pages

Basically, title says it all. I have to move from Opera browser to Mozilla Firefox, but I'm unable to switch default application for html and htm pages. When I do this from standard file dialog, the ...
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torrent works but browser doesn't work

After I setup µTorrent to download my torrents , i face a strange behavior when working with torrents for a long time. The torrent works very well but when i try my browser to go to any web site , ...
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Clearing just cache without removing history, saved credentials

I recently started using Google Chrome browser. It looks good, but I get confused with "Clear browsing data" setting (see image below). My question: How to I clear only cached files without ...
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Disabling files and directory access through the browser

A rookie question here: Is it normal I can access all of my directories and files through the web browser? Isn't this risky and insecure? How can I change it? I thought only www/var/ directory could ...
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How can I export the javascript whitelist from Google Chrome?

For security reasons I have Javascript disable in Chrome and I use a whitelist of my "trusted" sites. So If I'm surfing the web and I visit a site that is trusted to me then I add it to that list. ...
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Baidu browser unable to connect due to error 137

I am having trouble with Baidu (previously Spark) browser. Everything is ok with both Chrome and Firefox, but with Baidu browser I am getting the error message: "Baidu Browser meet an internet ...
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Why can't neither Chrome nor Safari follow a domain redirection properly?

I have a domain name from GoDaddy. It was pointing to a hosting server. Recently I decided to change its settings to forward to another website. When I use Chrome and Safari, neither will follow the ...
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Find history on usb-modem?

I use a usb-modem on two different PCs, is it possible to find the web connection history of the PC1 when I use the same USB-modem on the PC2? On the USB-modem there is only the web connection ...
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Lotus Notes won't open link in embedded browser

We are developing an application that will send email notifications to users in our company's network. There's two ways for a user to access to their account email: through the Lotus Notes desktop ...
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How do I share/screencast a browser window when offline?

The question might sound dumb, but here is the use case... I want to give a presentation In a room without a projector. The room has no wi-fi or internet connection, but my laptop can create an ad ...
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firefox plugin/addon/hack to allow chromes' omnibar TAB search?

In chrome when you type a website name, say youtube.com then press TAB you can then easily search the said website for keywords without loading the site first. gonna save you some time. i found and ...
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Connecting to my SSID force opening a browser window. How?

I'm aiming my clients to get a popup/browser display once they connect my Wifi. Currently it s running with HostAPD. You see my SSID in available wifi, no password. Access only to my local web. No ...
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How to bookmark all open tabs in Opera 30 as a folder?

How do I bookmark all open tabs (in the current window) in Opera 30 (e.g. as a folder)? There doesn't seem to be such an option in the vanilla installation of Opera... P.S. Add-on solutions are ...
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ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Issue with website

There is an strange issue that in some of my PCs few websites are not accessible. For eg: In PC1: facebook is not working while in PC2:bitly.com is not working. But other websites are accessible. I ...
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How does one browse a website using Telnet?

When you connect to an open port 80 (HTTP) through Telnet, shouldn't the client display a plaintext version of the site? All I get is a blank screen, and then the client disconnects. I know you can ...
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Disable back and forward pages shortcuts on Chrome (and others browsers)

I have a shortcut that run a URL as a APP in Chrome (without navbar), but the shortcuts still works. Example: C:[...]\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe --app=http://google.com
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Portable web browser fo Windows with a proxy individual [closed]

I need a portable brower which can be run on Win 8.1. In my desktop I have a running two browser in time (FF+Chrome). So, Portable FF can't start when I have a running normal version (Only one ...
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Want to Auto-Save EVERY webpage I visit (as HTML or MAFF/MHTML) - Solutions?

I have been trying to solve this problem for a long time, there are multiple possibilities. This gets convoluted... Basically the activity I want to automate is, on EVERY page any browser visits - ...
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Possible causes of web page opening at same time every day?

My general question is, what would cause my Windows 7 PC to open a web page automatically at the same time every day, or, what can I check to find out why this is happening? (And therefore be able to ...
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Cannot access IRC networks via dedicated chat clients

The Freenode IRC client in Firefox is able access the Freenode IRC network seamlessly. However, when I put in the proxy settings for the Internet connection I'm using into a chat client (Pidgin, ...
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Port is reachable on telnet locally, but browser shows connection reset

I am running a web application server locally in an Ubuntu guest VM on a Windows host. I could not connect to the service in any web browser. Chrome reported ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED. The result is the ...
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Where are stored search engines in Opera?

So I had a lot of custom/manually added search engines in Opera (29) I upgraded my PC (new CPU,MOBO and RAM) so I couldn't boot Windows so I had to install new Windows but I didn't format partition ...
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How do wireless router control panel pages work?

I understand that for regular web pages on the WWW, a browser will send a request to the server hosting that page, and then renders the page sent back. (I know there's more to it than that) However, ...
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How do I auto-accept all website cookie warnings?

Every time I go to any website in the UK it asks me if I accept cookies or not. Is there a way to disable this question and accept all cookies universally?
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how to prevent chrome from changing tabs when you click and drag a link to a new tab?

I like to do a Google search, and then click and drag only some of the answers to new Chrome tabs, and finally select the tab I want to look at. Internet Explorer does it this way. How can I set ...
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Remote Desktop PC over LAN through a web browser

My laptop runs Windows 7 Ultimate. This morning I found out my laptop's screen was damaged and my office work was hindered considerably. I can only get the screen replaced after a few days and things ...
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Web Form Filler With Custom Lists [closed]

I am looking for a web form filler that will allow me to define custom pick-lists for certain fields. My company has an internal web app for managing product features and bugs. When I am adding a new ...
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Kompozer and bootstrap

I am hoping to write my first webpage in bootstrap and, in the past, I have done this using only commandline (vim) and then seeing how it looked in a browser, but I know this is rather archaic and I ...