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Browsing sessions in Opera are no longer saved on next Opera startup

After a long time of using Opera web browser without any issues, a really annoying one appeared today. I had about 10-15 tabs open for my regular use when I am surfing internet. The setting that I ...
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How to change google chrome to look like sleipnir?

I do like and use Google Chrome but I don't like how it looks. On the other hand I like how Sleipnir looks but it's soooo slow, irresponsive and hard to control. What I'd like to do is to change how ...
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1answer
51 views

Win7 - Can ping Google but not able to browse via browser

I cannot browse any webpage on IE or Chrome. I had scanned the computer and had a few malware on it. Before removing it, the browsers worked fine. I have no proxy settings, DNS is automatic, and the ...
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1answer
70 views

Is it possible to disable the HTTP referer header being passed by browsers?

Is it possible to force browsers so they don't include the HTTP referer header? I'd like that every page visit looks like it's accessed by a manually typed URL in the browser's address bar, not like ...
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1answer
105 views

No internet connection with browsers on OS X 10.9

Unable to browse Internet on Mac OS X My Problem is very similar to the one linked above; I can't reach websites using browsers, everything else like terminal stuff (ping...), Mail, Skype, OS X ...
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1answer
452 views

Sound lag/glitch while browsing internet (loading pages) [closed]

yeah that's crazy. Never happened this before, but started happening few days ago and can't trace down what. And please don't suggest audio drivers, it worked fine for ages and I got latest version. ...
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1answer
227 views

Is there a way to make Chrome browser's scrollbar more visible?

They changed it a while ago and now it's really hard to see where you are on a page by looking at the scrollbar. Seriously what are they thinking... Is there a way to change its color/contrast?
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292 views

Some requests always fail in my browser - Error code: ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE

For some reason my browser returns 'Error code: ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE' after failing to load certain URLs. This message is displayed in Chrome, but the same thing happens in Firefox (no message error is ...
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1answer
68 views

Is my BIOS at risk using the BIOS browser?

Several BIOS provide an internet suite (Hyperspace, ExpressGate etc). This internet suite may be used to get online with a browser, skype, and a few other things without having to boot all the way ...
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1answer
19 views

How can a web server send back data to a network shared by many people?

If you are surfing a website from your web-browser on a machine that is connected to a LAN and there are many people on that network surfing Web at same time, how do web servers send back the data to ...
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44 views

Sites with google tracking not loading properly

I'm having a strange issue with sites that have Google analytics tracking on them (including this very site). Chrome DevTools/ Firefox Firebug are showing the following resources as failed to load ...
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1answer
53 views

How to unify History from Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox

I'm using Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Each for different things. Is it possible to somehow "unify" browsing history from bouth of these browsers so that sites I have visited while on ...
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114 views

How does a web browser parse an IP address in a URL?

If I use a name like "www.example.com" to go to a web page, the browser will start from right to left, looking at the TLD to find the domain and then proceed further. If I enter the IP address of that ...
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2answers
68 views

Is there an easy way to always redirect facebook.com to facebook.com/events/list (Firefox, Osx)

I often use facebook for communication while working. When I do, I'd rather not see the facebook newsfeed. Unfortunately it's hard to remember to not go to the frontpage and use facebook.com/messages ...
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1answer
313 views

How does the TOR-browser-bundle work and how can I make it work

I'm currently using the Tor browser-bundle. I know, that it uses the TOR-software. But I'd really like to know, how the browser-bundle and TOR basically works and how I'm able to install it properly ...
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356 views

Is there any possible way to automute ads on YouTube?

This is probably going to be very difficult because YouTube uses both a flash player and a HTML5 player, but is there any possible way to make sure that when ads are being played, the volume is muted, ...
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0answers
53 views

Webpage loads keeps lagging until I reset the network adapter

Having a really weird issue with my internet connection on my MacBook Pro... pages load agonizingly slowly, often hanging on a "Waiting for..." status in Chrome. This has been happening on my wireless ...
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1answer
218 views

Cannot reach websites in browser on Macbook Pro

I'm sorry if this is an easy question. I am not used to OSX at all. I have a Macbook Pro which is connected to the internet. uTorrent is working and is uploading (I'm not currently downloading). I ...
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2answers
430 views

Google.com Certificate Revoked

A few days ago, I noticed some issue with my internet connection. Some pages weren't loading all the way, and some connections needed to be restarted several times before they would resolve. I assumed ...
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6answers
10k views

Can ping and trace sites but can't view on browser?

I am having issues on certain sites (not all just a few). I can ping and trace sites just fine but for some reason the sites won't load in the browser. They're just stuck at "connected to example.com" ...
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1answer
141 views

Is it possible to make browsers avoid showing you sites from a customized list within the search results?

I hate it when some sites appear again and again within my google (or any other search engine) list. For instance, you may go to google image search and type in "samurai soldier with sword". The ...
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1answer
230 views

How to have Firefox open all internal links normally?

How to have Firefox open all internal links normally ? By “internal”, I mean the links that come from Firefox, the only other links being the links coming from other apps or from the OS. By ...
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0answers
620 views

Cannot access any web page but the internet connection is fine

I found this before posting my question, but it was pretty unconstructive, so I chose to post a new question anyway....with more details to the problem. PROBLEM As the title says, I cannot access ...
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1answer
48 views

“Who” decides whether to use a webpage from cache or from the server?

When browsing to a website, "who" makes makes the choice of determining whether to pull a webpage from the local cache or from the server? Is it the browser? Web server? Webpage-specific coding? How ...
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0answers
251 views

rr.com appended to URL and I don't know why

I've been having some pretty bad and intermittent internet connectivity issues. I keep getting timeouts on my browsers, or what appears to be timeouts on my browsers. In Chrome it's generally error ...
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2answers
113 views

How can a website determine my language preference?

How can a website determine my language preference (and wrongly, I might add)? When I browse to a site, it defaults to setting the site language to Afrikaans. I've never selected this before, nor ...
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0answers
39 views

Old file gets downloaded from the website

This problem is little bit difficult to troubleshoot,but let me know anyone had the same issue. In some Computer i found that the browser downloads old file from a website instead of new file. From ...
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2answers
2k views

Youtube Video Page not loading

The Youtube website is working fine for me, i.e, I can browse the site fine and search videos. But when I click on any videos, I just get blank page. For example, let's say i open youtube and search ...
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1answer
46 views

How do I find Safari on a Mac?

I just bought a Mac Mini after using PCs for a decade plus. I've configured with the Mac Mini setup assistant. It finally confirms I'm connected to the internet. I can find no browser to surf the ...
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1answer
60 views

How do programs acess the internet? [closed]

Just out of curiosity, how do programs acess the internet? For example, Icloud is a program by apple that automatically syncs photos, notes, etc. from an apple device to a pc through a wireless ...
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4answers
4k views

Default Open ports in router?

In order for my computers at work (behind a main router) to be able to browse to internet - which ports (minimum) should I keep open to let them browse the internet ? is it just 80 , 443 ?
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1answer
87 views

Issue when starting up Google Chrome

After trying both Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, I decided to go ahead with Chrome and uninstalled Firefox. After that uninstallation, I have had an issue with Chrome. Whenever I start the ...
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1answer
661 views

Clicking of URLs outside of browser does not open up

Nothing happens when I click on a URL outside of a browser. Chrome is my default browser but it does not do anything if I click on a link in e.g. Skype. What can cause this? HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\http ...
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1answer
138 views

Web browser cannot find pages after machine “sleeping” and “waking up” several times.

At night before I go to sleep, i have a habit of putting my laptop to Sleep instead of completely shutting it off. But after a few days of "sleeping" and "waking up" without restarting. my browser ...
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2answers
42 views

Open bookmarks via hotkeys in Firefox?

Is it possible open/launch my bookmarks in Firefox via hotkeys? If so, how? I want something that will allow me to specify the hotkey(s). I don't want another speed dial clone.
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1answer
642 views

Can't browse to any Google sites from home network, but works fine on others

I have a very strange issue and I'm completely lost as to what it could be. I've worked tech support before, so I know that this is going to sound completely crazy. I have a laptop that dual-boots ...
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1answer
71 views

Is there a browser / plugin / app to auto-reload page and show differences?

Is there a browser / plugin / app to auto-reload page and show differences between previous content and new (between 2 loads or from first one to last). The differences ideally should be shown for a ...
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1answer
81 views

How many “drive by” viruses were discovered in the last couple of years? [closed]

I mean those that infect by only viewing a website or clicking a link. Not those that you have to click "Download" in the Windows dialog. I want to know how important are virus definition updates in ...
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3answers
131 views

Is there a real possibility of “drive-by” getting malware? [closed]

I know malware can be gotten by downloading and running stuff, but is there a real possibility of just viewing a webpage and getting one? I'm not using IE. Please give some support to your answer. ...
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1answer
823 views

Can ping specific website but cannot browse to it - Windows 7 [closed]

I've been working on a specific website over the last two days and everything's been running fine until a certain point I could no longer browse to it any more. EDIT: When I do browse to it from any ...
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1answer
608 views

Oops! Google Chrome could not connect

when I refresh the site superuser.com happens is : I previously thought because of interference with my internet connection, after I checked the other sites, its problem was not due to internet ...
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3answers
42 views

Is there a regularly updated resource that lists the most used browser versions?

Is there a resource that is regularly updated that lists the most used browsers versions? I know resources that list browsers by usage but they don't include the browser version.
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4answers
11k views

How do CDN (Content Distribution Networks) work?

Taking Akamai as CDN. From what I understand, when a client requests a page, the request goes to Akamai central server, which then depending on the location of client, picks up an Akamai edge server ...
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1answer
2k views

Backtrack 5 R2 can't browse in firefox

I download and install backtrack 5R2 in virtual machine at network mode NAT. Than I start run backtrack and in Wicd network manager and it says that is connected to network, also can ping google ...
2
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4answers
297 views

Easy solution to monitoring & blocking connections to non-malicious services, IP's, and tracking companies

Our family lives in the middle of nowhere, so the only high-speed internet available is Verizon's 3G mobile broadband. We have the highest package available, yet continually go over the 10GB limit and ...
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4answers
4k views

How to save and share bookmarks on the web?

I'm finding myself more and more both afraid for the safety of my bookmarks and in need of sharing my bookmarks across many computers, I'm looking for a web solution to save and share (some publicly) ...
3
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1answer
78 views

Refreshing and alerting only when a keyword appears?

I know of the addons which reload the page and inform about any change on the website like Check4Change and Reload Every for Firefox. However, I'd love to have something which not only looks for any ...
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1answer
555 views

Does there exist a good “mobile browser” for use on a PC?

As many people I guess, I sometimes have to browse the web on a slow computer (in my case, a little netbook) and find it really slow. On the other hand, people can browse the web quite fluently with ...
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1answer
112 views

How to do web searches in text-only web browsers

I usually use google but whenever I load it in a text browser I have to press down several times to go to the field where you enter the search string. This is redundant. How do people use text-only ...
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1answer
1k views

Certain websites redirect to 127.0.0.1. How do I fix this?

Facebook and Youtube in particular. Tried nslookup the address shows as 127.0.0.1. Checked the HOSTS file, it's fine. Ran Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (didn't find any problems) and SpyBot Search and ...