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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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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Google Chrome only displays URLs of search results--no detailed descriptions any more

So about an hour ago my Google search results in Chrome looked like: Notice the page displayed detailed descriptions of all the search results. Normal. Then I got a scam phone call and Googled the ...
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How to change/customize shortcut keys for Opera Windows? [on hold]

I really need to know if there is a way to change the shortcut keys for Opera Browser Win 7.
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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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Videos and sound won't play in any kind of media player [duplicate]

I recently wiped my hard disc and reinstalled Windows 8.1 A week or two ago i noticed flash and shockwave didn't work, also vlc, itunes, WMP and other media players dont work. Sometimes if i restart ...
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Buttons on Webpage not displayed properly [closed]

My friend and I are currently working on a webpage and to quickly get to my problem: For him, the buttons on the webpage look normal, but for me they are not displayed properly. An example: The ...
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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 ...
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Internet Explorer 11 won't go on certain sites

Today i have installed google drive but i couldn't get to sign in because i had a blank sign in page. I have discovered looking on the internet that it uses IE core to show web pages (as described ...
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Developer Mode check box is missing in Google Chrome browser

Developer checkbox is missing in my Google Chrome Browser under extensions option.. I try to add a new extension in chrome browser but i am unable to do so because Developer mode is turned off. ...
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Disable Google Chrome “Save page as…” or “Save as…” [duplicate]

In Google Chrome is there a way to disable "Save page as" or "Save as"? Is it possible to disable the context menu (right click)?
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How do i disable the open/save image dialog box on my firefox browser?

Whenever i'm trying to save an image this popup appears and the check box option "Do this automatically for files like this from now on." is disabled. I have also tried importing the old mimetype.rdf ...
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Disable Google Chrome URL Bar

Is there a way I can disable typing in Google Chrome's URL bar or hide it in the current version? I know about Kiosk mode but it removes the tool bars and tabs.
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How to keep cursor showing in Chrome (and other browsers) while the keyboard is being used?

I like to use keyboard shortcut on websites (either injecting customized or native like gmail's) and I've notice once I hit a key on my keyboard the cursor will disappear in Chrome (until I move the ...
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Why “offer.alibaba” opens all the time [duplicate]

Whenever I open a website and click a link inside it, it redirects me to some URLs and then finally it reaches to the link "offer.alibaba.com" and showing me some offer. I just googled it but the ...
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Prevent automatic redirects in Firefox

Firefox used to prevent automatic redirects and have a button you could use to opt-in to a redirect. However, a update a couple of months ago eliminated this feature and now Firefox (version 35) ...
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Getting some adult sites as popup window [duplicate]

I am using windows 7 64 bit, whenever I open new tab in my browser I got open some porn site as pop up window (just like we got adds as pop up window).This happens on almost every minute. All it ...
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Web Browser sound is too low. Everything else works fine

As the title says, audio on my PC is working fine. However, web browsers audio is too low (tried Chrome, IE, and Firefox). Here is what I've verified: 1. Multiple web browsers to rule out a ...
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Call URL from console without opening in any browser

I have a browser controllable smart pluck outlet, which I can control by calling a URL. I know I am aware of the command open http://192.168.1.175/cgi-bin/relay.cgi?off But that opens a tab in the ...
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How can I disable the “Chromium didn’t shut down correctly” message when my browser opens?

I am running Chromium 39 on Ubuntu 14.04, on a single-board computer (ODROID U3, though I believe the question is applicable to Chromium on any Ubuntu system and possibly other Linux distros as well). ...
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How do I swith Firefox channel from beta to stable?

I did the mistake to try Firefox beta a while back. Now it's nagging me all the time about updates. I've tried the solution given in this question, but to no help. How do I get off the beta channel ...
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Wait for URL in WebBrowser to load C# [migrated]

I'm working on a program that automatically re-posts Craigslist posts in a batch form. I'm executing a method called arrayTest() that contains a line webBrowser1.Navigate(urls[i]);. This will get a ...
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Redirect HTTP paths to a different server and port

I have a home server that is running multiple applications. I currently can access these services remotely, by using a specific port number. Due to web filtering reasons, this will not work for me ...
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WaterFox 35 Memory Leak, can it be fixed?

System specs: PC Alianeware x51 R2, Windows 8.1 After updating to WaterFox Version 35.0 I have a memory leak, can it be Fixed? Details: With some browser's I have larger issues, with waterfox I ...
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Keepalive for website that automatically logs you out too quickly [migrated]

There's a site I requent that automatically logs you out after a few minutes of inactivity. Due to the way I use it I don't interact for long times because I'm reading its lengthy text. I need some ...
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How to open javascript links in a new tab [duplicate]

<a href="javascript:doSomething(256496967,%20false);">link text</a> When I left click on this link, it opens a page. When I middle click or request to open up in a new window, it just ...
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Chrome stuck in incognito

Chrome is stuck in incognito from a previous setting that I configured from group policy and now it cannot be reverted. Group policy now lists the "Incognito mode availability" as not configured but ...
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Efficient way to copy and paste address into web form, fill forms

A repetitive task I would like to automate is moving address data from one website to a form on a different website. Currently I copy the name, paste the name, copy the first address line, paste the ...
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How to make a link that makes the browser open a file:// prefix?

When I put into chrome an address for a server on my network I can view its files, something like: address: file://SERVER_NAME/DIRECTORY1/DIRECTORY2 Copy/pasting that into my browser lets me list ...
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Why does my browser cache fill up so fast? [closed]

So on my second desktop there seems to be a problem with the browser cache. To clear up the cache i'm using this program called ccleaner. Helps me alot keeping everything clean. Recently the browser ...
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Does the browser you use increase/decrease your download/internet speed?

I've read on here that download speed isn't affected by the browser you use, so can someone explain the below info for me? Having run a speed test on speedtest.net, you see that the results using ...
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Connection interrupted or reset for certain websites only

I think I should start by saying I only encounter this with one website http://reddit.com on all browsers. The problem is whenever I try to load that website it won't load 95% of the time and give me ...
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Why doesn't Internet Explorer follow an upgrade system like FireFox [closed]

Is there a reason why IE does not do in-place upgrades like FireFox? When other browsers update they generally do not break but with IE it seems like every version behaves so differently.
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how to duplicate tab but maintain scroll position of web page

https://docs.angularjs.org/guide/directive has code samples. In each code example, there is a button (Edit in Plunker) that navigates the browser to a different site (Plunker). On that site I can ...
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Is it possible to have IE10 developer tools launch JavaScript debugger during infinite loop?

The issue is that my client has an application that is deployed to IE8 and IE10. The application doesn't work on any other browsers. Occasionally end-users are reporting browser crashes, where they ...
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How to send Chrome browser to URL with the mouse (without hitting the Enter key)?

I'm using Chrome because I'm finding it slightly faster than Firefox. However there was one nifty feature that Firefox has which Chrome doesn't seem to have. When I cut and paste a link with the mouse ...
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Browsers won't load pages get XML interpreter error in Firefox

When I run Mozilla Firefox on Windows 8.1 webpages won't load and I sometimes get an XML interpretation error. It says unexpected interpreter status and gives a link to a file called netError.xhtml I ...
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Random redirection to adult sites of mobile.juicyads.com

Since two days ago, almost all of my clicks open new tab and redirect to this Adult-only URL: mobile.juicyads.com/service_redirect.php?p=64686&s=124309&u=http://www.google.com Parameters p ...
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How to check IP addresses a browser is connected to?

I am playing a Flash-based browser game. When I connect to the game server is there any way I can check the IP of the server, so I can ping it and check my latency? I am using Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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How to make my first recorded script repeat automatic to the next windows tab or web browser with one key storkes

Yes I mean web browsers,.. I also used ctrl + tab to navigate between windows tab or web browser... however I sometimes open up to 10 tabs for inputting the same information over and over again, ...
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Can anybody know the saved passwords on browser?

There is a option almost in every web browser to save passwords.Can any site know these passwords from browser?I these passwords are saved in encrypted format?
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What is browser fingerprinting and why should I want to avoid it?

What is browser-fingerprinting and why shoould I want to avoid it? If that is related, I am already using adblock and do-not-track.