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1answer
28 views

Can I open system files through the web browser URL

You can access web content by typing in windows address bar. But can you access a file by typing it's directory in the web browser URL? Typing in the URL something like: file:///C:/ will let you ...
2
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0answers
31 views

Why isn't my new PC displaying font icons?

Quite simply, I just cannot see what should be font icons on lots of websites, regardless of if I use Firefox, Chrome, or IE. Here is a screenshot of what I see when I visit icomoon.io I cleared the ...
2
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0answers
47 views

Page keeps loading even after I click “Stop” button - Chrome

I randomly notice some pages keep loading even after I click "Stop" button. Loading animation doesn't stop either. Here is a page I've noticed this most recently. This is an issue because I've time ...
0
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1answer
64 views

Install IE8 on Windows 7 VM

I created a Windows 7 x64 VM on Windows Azure but it came with IE11. So I removed IE11 from "Turn on and off Windows Features". After reboot, it still doesn't give me an option to rollback to IE8. ...
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18 views

How to copy text in all frames in a website?

By using Ctrl+A, I can only select text from the "active" frame, such that copy text from one frame only at a time. How can I select all text from all frames in a website if website contains more ...
1
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1answer
63 views

Browser dialogs (Alert, Confirm, & Prompt) not longer working in Internet Explorer & Firefox on a specific Windows install

I have a particular install of Windows 7 that will not display the standard JavaScript dialogs from web browsers. e.g. These all fail, regardless how they are called on any site. javascript:alert('A ...
1
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0answers
79 views

After going in sleep mode, Chrome tells me it's “Unable to access the network”

When I start my computer (Windows 8.1), I can open Google Chrome (34.0.1847.137) and browse the web. However, if I lock my computer or if Windows starts to hibernate, and I unlock or wake up Windows, ...
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1answer
47 views

HTTPs sites won't load CSS in any browser

Whenever I try to load a https website, the CSS stylesheet for the site won't load. I've looked around for answers, and apparently fixing the system time can resolve the problem but, as far as I can ...
5
votes
1answer
122 views

Am I safe from MS Advisory 2963983 by using a different application to host the MSIE rendering engine?

Microsoft Security Advisory 2963983 Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution Published: April 26, 2014 General Information Executive Summary Microsoft ...
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1answer
979 views

browser choice: how to safely delete it?

Windows 8.1 I use another browser and in any case browser choice can never be useful for me. I want to delete it from my PC, including the registry. Apparently it is launched by the process ...
0
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1answer
180 views

Weird popup ads on sites that don't even load the ad

I have noticed weird popup ads appearing on pages which don't load those ads like daringfireball. The ad in question appears on the right side of the page over the web page intended to open. The ...
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1answer
35 views

Internet Explorer for companies [closed]

I was wondering why it is that so many companies use Internet Explorer by default? I can imagine that there is some upside to using it in combination with Windows Server or something? Or perhaps you ...
2
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1answer
40 views

Chromium - Selective Cookie blocking doesn't work

I have a fresh install of Chromium Browser on Windows 7. Chromium Version 36.0.1926.0 (261698). I got to Settings -> Privacy -> Clear Browsing Data .. & clear all cookies from from the beginning ...
2
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0answers
70 views

Two hours or so after restarting my computer, some webpages don't load unless I restart again

OS and computer type: Windows 8.1 and Lenovo G505 laptop Further description: In Chrome, after the computer is on for a while after being restarted, certain websites, e.g. StackExchange sites, my ...
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0answers
113 views

Computer must be restarted to complete a previous upgrade of Firefox, but updates are disabled in preferences

I have been trying to pin Firefox to an older version (17.0.11 ESR) on both a Windows XP and Windows 7 host. I have to do this to test a few things. I need to have Firefox stopped from updating ...
0
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1answer
293 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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0answers
14 views

Google Chrome settings at 100 always opens at 175 in incognito mode

The newer version of Google Chrome incognito mode always opens at 175 times normal. In settings I have it at 100 times. What can I do to get it to stay at 100 times?
2
votes
1answer
112 views

Google Desktop's Ctrl,Ctrl feature on windows?

One thing I like about Google Desktop is you can configure it so that when you press Ctrl,Ctrl, it will bring up a dialog that looks like this: The dialog will have focus and I can type in there, ...
0
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0answers
4 views

malware any link will redirect to ultrafiles.net [duplicate]

From two days ago i have a problem, when click any link on any website i will redirect to http://www.ultrafiles.net... I installed and use any malware detection and ad clear software for solving this ...
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0answers
23 views

Text browser with pre-compiled Windows binaries and tabs support

Is there any text browser with pre-compiled Windows binaries and tabs support? I've found links binaries, but it doesn't have tabs support. I heard about linkx, but unfortunately I don't see any ...
0
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1answer
154 views

How can I lockdown a computer so the user cannot minimize or move the browser window? [duplicate]

I am trying to setup a computer with a browser page. The webpage allows people to enter their email address and submit a form. However, it is intended to be a kiosk. I don't want people to be able ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Every website is showing untrusted certificate warning on all browsers

I'm on windows 7. Every website is showing untrusted security warning. I tried every browser that I have. I tried using https. This is extremely odd, it never happened before, well it could happen ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Why have embedded YouTube videos stopped working in Google Chrome?

Yesterday I could watch videos at the Khan Academy site, today they don't work. Instead of the video I get a black screen with a link to "Get Adobe Flash player". Clicking the link takes me to a page ...
3
votes
1answer
75 views

How do I lock a program so that only humans can open it?

I would like to lock my web browser so that it runs only if I specifically open it, with a keyboard, mouse, or both. This prevents obnoxious programs from opening it. I already looked at "set default ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

SSL Certificate updates

In Windows or Linux system, how does the SSL certificate gets "updated" or "revoked"? By default some certificate comes while installing the OS / Browser. But later when that needs to be updated how ...
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0answers
191 views

Internet Explorer 10 Compatibility View sends incorrect User Agent String

My user agent string in IE 10 Compatibility View is incorrect. It still sends a user agent string that identifies as IE 10. This prevents pages rendering in IE7 the way they should. Internet ...
0
votes
1answer
194 views

Redirect all HTTP requests to a website

How to configure windows to open the same static html page for all HTTP browser request. For example if the user types http://www.google.com, my static Index.html will be shown.
2
votes
0answers
68 views

Text indentation via Tab-key in the Windows Google Chrome browser without using extensions or a Numpad?

When trying to indent a block of text in an input textfield, for instance to emphasize Markdown code-blocks, the Tab key is already bound to a different action (switching to the next input element). ...
0
votes
3answers
4k views

My computer automatically opens Bing when it boots [duplicate]

Whenever I boot my Windows 8 computer, my default browser (Chrome, though this happened while IE was my default browser) opens up and automatically opens the Bing homepage. What's causing this and how ...
0
votes
1answer
128 views

Browsing not possible when Skype is running

Often I find myself in a situation where no web browsing is possible while Skype is running. Every browser page hangs or says "no data received". This occurs even when accessing local pages like ...
0
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4answers
6k views

PING cmd request timed out for all websites but sites are accessible through browsers

ping google.com is not working in my windows7 cmd prompt. but google is accessible via browsers below is the snap shot Note: None of the website in pinging.. all requests are timed out But the ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

Unique tab/instance browser?

I'm helping my grandma start using a computer,she has trouble understanding when her double clicks are registered with the OS and often ends up clicking more times that necessary.Since the only ...
1
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5answers
90 views

How to download a link in Windows?

I want to have a copy on my computer of a html link, so that if I click on it, the link is opened in browser. It's the equivalent of a bookmark, except that I saved it in a Windows folder, not on ...
0
votes
1answer
443 views

Login to site with Windows Authentication through a browser other than IE

When I try to access my company's web application through a browser other than IE, I am getting a Windows Authentication error: "Database connection failed for COMPANY\USERNAME. Login failed for user ...
1
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1answer
236 views

Trigger local HTML file from Local host

I have a simple hello-world HTML file stored in my PC path: C:\Users\User_name\My Workspace\HelloWorld.html If can open this in my Browser as ...
1
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0answers
237 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 ...
4
votes
2answers
875 views

How do I have no default web browser, so the system asks what browser to use when I click on a link?

I use Internet Explorer for some things and Chrome for others. I'd like to have a choice when I click on a link of which browser to open the link in. Is this possible in Windows? I am currently ...
1
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2answers
118 views

Is there a way to make modern browsers not “download” files?

Is there a way to prevent downloading files from the web by just blocking them? Are there add-ons for any of the major browsers out there that could work or is this not possible to block files from ...
2
votes
1answer
589 views

Is there a way to mute music player when playing a Youtube video?

Using Windows, foobar2000 and a variety of browsers, is there a way to have foobar2000 muted/paused when currently active browser plays a youtube video ? From what I understand, it is possible to ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

How to configure Windows to open CSV files directly in the browser?

How can I configure Windows and/or Internet Explorer so it opens online CSV files (files on the internet) directly in the browser without asking to download them? I want the same behavior of TXT ...
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votes
2answers
212 views

Browser with strong incognito mode? [closed]

Google Chrome's Incognito mode does remember a lot of things, so it's a not a good solution when you need to access a site from a truly fresh state. I tried SRWare's Iron recompiled version of Chrome, ...
0
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1answer
168 views

Redirect to URL using short names in Firefox

My computer runs Windows XP. I have lots of intranet URLs in my company and they are generally big. For example, if I want to access sharepoint site, I have to type ...
1
vote
1answer
205 views

How can I select which browser a link from miscellaneous applications open in each time?

I want to be able to select which browser a link from a non-browser app opens in - similar to how Android handles link opening from non-browser apps. Does anyone know of an application that sets ...
1
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1answer
387 views

General Browser shortcut to move cursor to primary search field on any webpage?

Question: When a webpage has finished loading: Is there a shortcut to make the cursor jump to the "primary" search form? Background: Many webpages have a search input form for writing text to search ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How to configure to run two Browsers with different IP address?

I have two IP addresses assigned by my ISP, and I want to use both. I'd like to assign each one to a different browser. Is this possible? What do I need to do to achieve this? My OS is Windows ...
3
votes
2answers
924 views

Is there any 64-bit PDF plugin for browsers?

I'm now using a 64-bit version of a browser based on Firefox' rendering engine, but I don't see PDFs inside the browser because all of the readers I found are 32-bit, so their plugins don't work. Is ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I configure Firefox to open links to local files?

I'm trying to get Firefox 16.0.1 on Windows 7 to open links that have this form... <a href="file:///g:/PATH/to/some_file.doc">some_file.doc</a> I found this discussion about security ...
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votes
1answer
580 views

Is there a way to run an application from within a fullscreen application in windows?

For example, is there a way that you can run your web browser or another program from inside a fullscreen program? I'm using Windows 7.
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votes
1answer
670 views

Sudden popup in all browsers on some sites - How to remove?

Recently got infected with something where, in all browsers (IE9, FF, Cx), a 3.5" square popup appears on many sites in the lower left (or right) corners. It wants me to download something or watch ...
1
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2answers
438 views

Strange Behaviour with Unicode Characters in Windows

Ok, I do not know if this is a programming question, but it certainly is a technical one so I am asking it here. I was working on some internationalization stuff in my PHP code, and in order to ensure ...