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Can ping but can't access certain site

I'm having problem with accessing certain website and I do not have any clue where to check. I'm trying to access www.jobsdb.com, and this is the error message - This page can't be displayed. ...
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Is javascript killing my computer?

I have noticed a trend in worsening performance on several of my internet connected devices. My first question is am I'm seeing something that is a trend in bad web page design? My second question ...
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What Is Being Send To/Recieved From “safebrowsing.google.com” When I Open Firefox?

When I first open my web browser I always get this notification from my firewall within about 30 seconds-ish. It does not matter if I'm yet browsing the web, I could just have a blank page up, or I ...
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Can ping but can't browse with Chrome or IE, only with Maxthon

I'm using Windows 8 on a Lenovo G50. When I use Chrome or IE, I can't connect to any websites. I checked my internet settings and there is no proxy configured. I ran the network troubleshooter and ...
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Overwrite web files with locally stored versions of the file

My problem is thus: I would like to provide my own versions of css/js files that websites send to my client (browser), however all of the browser-based solutions for adding css and javascript to a ...
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Safari-Like Resources (Images) View in Firefox, Chrome, IE?

Are there similarly simple ways of fetching images from websites in browsers other than Safari? (See the picture below.)
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Automate the closure/reopening of browser windows

Aim:- To have an internet browser logged in to a live stream and automatically close at a set time, then reopen a new browser window to a different URL also logged in to a live stream. These windows ...
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Portable browser as default browser in Windows 8.1

Is there any way to make a portable browser the default browser of Windows 8.1? Apparently the registry tricks of Windows 7 are not working in Windows 8 and 8.1!
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Browser cannot visit any Microsoft (and relative) website [on hold]

My laptop cannot browse to www.microsoft.com and it sub domains, and many relative sites like Codex, Asp.net... I download MalwareByte antimalware and do a full scan, nothing fix, I opened Internet ...
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How to determine and quantify distance on a webpage?

The context is long webpage filled with text. Instead of using the 'Find' function, how can I determine the distance of some particular text from a reference point (say from the top of the webpage)? ...
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Website which aggregates browser change logs?

I'm looking for a website which displays a list of all the major browsers showing the change logs of the current version of each browser and also a history of one version back, two versions back etc. ...
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I can Ping facebook but browser keep showing time out error

it's been more than 4 weeks now that facebook occasionally go down for me, it start by saying that it can't connect to chat, then when i reload the page it tells me that i don't have internet, but i ...
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disable Auto Update in opera 25 browser

some features in opera 25 are changes, with old documentations. I want to disable Opera auto update. For this I read this opera webpage however there is no more "preferences" in opera menu. so how ...
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Strange White stripe on right of the firefox browser window

I've been using firefox for last 4years. But I'm in big trouble with this browser lately. A vertical white stripe showing right side of the browser. Not only stripe but also options shifted to left. ...
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Firefox homepage is changed. Now they're displaying a game. How to change it back?

The Firefox homepage is now displaying a game with 'Click Me' call to action button. How to change it back to normal (previous) homepage?
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Disable SSLv3 in major browsers

As the question suggests: How to disable support of the SSL version 3 and set TLS version 1 as minimum (oldest) protocol supported in order to defend against POODLE. One can test a browser with this ...
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Reset Midori History Database

After reinstalling my system but maintaining my home partition, whenever I launch Midori, I get a pop-up saying The history couldn't be loaded: attached databases must use the same text encoding as ...
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firefox : override website's javascript to a local machine javascript

There is a userContent.css available in firefox to customize / override website's css to a new one. but what about the javascrip. How to override a particular website's javascript or some part of the ...
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How to view any website in a native way on OSX?

Mac OS X: 10.9.5 The problem: I often have 20+ browser tabs open from various web apps. Combined with running a comparable number of native apps, I need a better way to avoid cycling through two ...
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Black screen when loading google web store on chrome browser

pc screen goes black and have to reboot when selecting web store on chrome browser 39.0.2171.19 beta and Linux 17 mint, other pages are ok, only has happens when loading web store (every Time) and you ...
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JPEG images are pixelated on browsers (websites)

Almost all jpg images on web pages are pixelated. I've tried other browsers and it's the same. Only JPEG images that get pixelated. PNGs display well. This comparison image preview is a screenshot ...
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Java blocks applet on whitelisted site

On the webpage http://smbus.org/faq/crc8Applet.htm there is an applet for demonstrating the calculation of an 8-bit cyclic redundancy check. Java in Chrome and IE on MSWin7 will not allow this to run. ...
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Is there such a thing as a web browser where you specify host and IP for testing new sites? [closed]

Does any Linux software exist where I can specify a host xyz.com and an IP. The browser will then request a page from that IP specifying that host, no DNS lookup will be performed. I regularly move ...
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Un-maximised browser in kiosk-style mode running on top

Let's say I want to have an ISS webcam running on my desktop. Is there any way to get any browser to run in a non-maximised window without menu clutter? Specifically something equivalent to ...
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Running old versions of Macromedia Shockwave in a modern browser

I'm trying to find ways to run Macromedia Shockwave 8 or 8.5 in a modern browser. So far, I have yet to find any methods besides running Adobe Shockwave 12 and hoping for the best. Is there a way to ...
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Windows media player does not let you save?

I opened a video (mpeg) from a web page link in Firefox and it by default opened it in Windows Media Player. There did not appear to be any save button in the player !!!! Does this mean I have to ...
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My localhost web not connected to “anywhere”

I have a localhost web which contains ajax that communicate to some server (call it www.google.com), but it fail. I try to my friend's chrome, it was able. my friend said I should check "bypass proxy ...
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Linux Mint Cinnamon: Launch a website as if it were its own app (abstract the browser layer)

I'm looking for a command that will let me launch a website as if it were its own native app and hide all of the browser UI. I'd like to be able to do something along the lines of: Spawn a new ...
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Disabling drop down menus on websites

Using FireFox, is there a way I can disable drop-down menus on certain websites? These are the menus that automatically drop down—with the list of options, commands, etc…—when you hover your mouse ...
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Chromium Incognito mode automatically logs me in to website

I'm having a very weird problem with my chromium browser "Version 37.0.2062.120 (281580) (64-bit)" I clear all the browsing data Browsing history Download history Cookies and other site and plug-in ...
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How to override text color for all websites (using userContent.css) in FireFox?

Many websites—such as Google search results—display grey text on white background. On my display, the grey color is hard to see. Can I override text color for all websites, without affecting ...
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One of my friend's accounts can't log into a website, happening only on their IP, on multiple devices: why?

It simply says their username and password is incorrect even when it is. Their other account on the website is fine, but for this one, they can't log on on anything related to their IP address. When ...
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Firefox and Chrome redirecting IPv6 to Google search

There are already answers how to teach those browsers to resolve the targets (enable ipv6 dns), but my problem is, when I enter an address (including http): http://2001:db8:0:1::10:1ff ...
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Can I somehow enable mode like Elinks “follow links” in Lynx

Can I somehow enable Elinks mode "follow links" in Lynx? If so, how can I do it? Thanks in advance.
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How to move all open tabs from Safari to Firefox?

In my case I have many tabs opened in Safari and I want to move to Firefox. I know I can note down all the url in a text file and open all of them again one by one in another browser. But I'm looking ...
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How does a browser know if a site supports https

A lot of sites now default to https. Where beforehand i would have had to asked for https specifically (ie: typing out https://www.google.com) now even if I type out just www.google.com or even ...
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How to block access to certain websites without additional programs?

Say I want to block "xxx-xxxx-xxx-xxxx" and that alone from being accessible from any web browser on the system. Is there any way to do that plainly and simply without having a need for bulk ...
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Some of the websites are displaying in text only

I'm experiencing this problem in my computer for three days. Most of the sites are displaying in the text only in any of the browsers I use: IE, Firefox, Chrome. The sites I frequently use are: Imdb, ...
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Chrome browser doesn't show up when restarted from a taskbar

I have came across a problem that is restrict me from using Chrome fully and honestly, I don't want to use any other web browser. The problem is, that when I start the browser, it works well, I have ...
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My Google Chrome slowness at first run

I use latest version of Google Chrome browser on my Windows 7 machine. The problem is that, chrome is very slow at first run, It takes more than 20 seconds to finally loads the page (any page, say ...
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Firefox won't open websites, other browsers do

So, any website that I try to open up in Firefox just won't load, it's not just particular websites. But all other browsers - IE, Chrome and Opera, do. What I have tried: * Checked Comodo's firewall ...
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I tried installing IE11, but it seems to be corrupted.

I tried installing IE11 but I do not think the install completed properly. It's listed as a program under the start menu but not under Control Panel -> Programs and Features. When I try to open it, it ...
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How can i restore the chrome extension's data from data file?

I just migrate my windows laptop to macbook last week, and i can successfully get all chrome extensions re-installed by using google sync server. However, it only sync the extension itself, not the ...
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Firefox modifying google searchplugin to not country redirect

I'm trying to modify the google.xml file in the browser/searchplugins folder in a way that it won't country redirect anymore. For example, to always reach the german google site, I have changed the ...
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iPad bookmark on Homescreen and Login

Foreword: Perhaps you wouldn't call that a computer-enthusiast question - but then, not knowing the most basic basics about Apple and Tablets makes me a true (Win/Lin) PC enthusiast, right? ;) I have ...
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Separation of work, personal, and private , for all things tech?

Increasingly I'm finding it's very difficult to separate anything on my computers and devices. Everything syncs everywhere, I need to do work from my home computer, I need to do personal things from ...
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Browsers' Save Image unbearably slow in Windows 7

Starting a few days ago, every time I try to save an image using Firefox or Chrome it takes forever for the dialog to open. According to this info the problem is related to "jump lists", and by ...
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Chromium menu padding too large

I am running Linux Mint 13 Maya (LTS) I have recently updated my Chromium to 37.0.2062.94 from official repository. New menus absolutely ruin usability with oversized padding between items. This ...
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Where does Chrome store the “Recently closed tabs” file in Mac OS X?

I need to know where does Chrome store the "Recently closed tabs" file in Mac OS X. Thanks in advance
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Block link to certain web-page

How to block certain URL (i mean full path to exact page) in browser (Firefox prefered one), not totally web site domain name. Example: http://superuser.com/questions/ is allowed ...