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2answers
104 views

Google Chrome or YouTube issue, autoplay channel video conflicts with playing a video from that same page

When I go to a YouTube channel on Google Chrome and in the main window of that channel there is a video playing (like channel's trailer) the auto starting main video keeps playing in background even ...
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1answer
26 views

Browsers gets messed across dual monitor in portrait setup

I have recently changed my dual monitor setup from landscape to portrait. The desktop is extended and not duplicated. I'm having a problem viewing websites when the browser spans across two monitors. ...
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1answer
23 views

Possible to schedule a task to browse to a webpage in an already-open browser?

In Windows, I'm trying to schedule a task that visits a predefined webpage every morning before I wake up, but doing so in any already-open browser (if there's one available). I jump between Pale ...
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2answers
69 views

How can I force my browser to automatically redirect a certain website?

For example, I never want to visit jsfiddle.com. Whenever I type jsfiddle.com into my URL bar, the browser should automatically take me to jsfiddle.net Is there a browser extension for this? Can this ...
2
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0answers
38 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 ...
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1answer
39 views

How can I use my browser as the default mail client?

I am trying to use my browser as the default mail client for my PC. When a different program calls the mailto: protocol, I want it to be passed to the browser. I've set the default in the control ...
0
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1answer
40 views

Text and images overlapping on single website

I have a problem as described above. All the other webpages are rendering correctly except one. That webpage is a Finnish newspapers' website: http://www.hs.fi This is what the problem looks like ...
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1answer
54 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
130 views

How can I check my bookmarks in Chrome for broken links?

For years I have been creating bookmarks in Google Chrome and now there are so many (around 2000) that I would spend days checking one by one to make sure that the URLs are still valid, and that the ...
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1answer
72 views

Internet Explorer browser did not support my machine?

I am using IE browser version 8, but I want use IE10 or IE11,so I had downloaded IE10 and IE11, but did not support my machine. This is my system properties. Operating System: Windows 7 ultimate ...
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1answer
87 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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0answers
66 views

Custom Windows DPI (125%) cause underscore symbol lost in all browsers (Firefox, Chrome, IE)

I set my Windows 7 DPI to 125% , and started to see this problem: Anybody knows the fix for it ?
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1answer
51 views

how to access only whitelisted site

How to make browsers access only white listed sites? Is there any addon in which if If add "google.com", I shall be able to open only google.com (not even mail.google.com or www.google.com) Even if ...
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0answers
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Google Chrome sync issue and start issue. “chrome.exe *32” in Task Manager. Windows 7 64-bit/34.0.1847.137 m

EDIT - I searched for an older version of Google Chrome 28 (http://goo.gl/N0XWXb) and installed that. Also disabled automatic update of Google Chrome from chrome://plugins/ . There is NO issue with ...
0
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1answer
1k views

What's the lowest-memory usage browser - or, how to reduce memory footprint of common browsers

In a misguided attempt to save money, I bought myself a windows 7 netbook with just 1GB of RAM. Since I only wanted it for music, super-lightweight (i.e. Notepad) word processing and web browsing I ...
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0answers
41 views

Google Chrome does not sign into certain accounts, IORBIT IS BAD

Something has screwed up my ability to sign into certain accounts with Chrome. It seems to possibly be a problem with how it handles the POST method. I have tried re-installing with no luck. I believe ...
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1answer
72 views

How to intentionally freeze my screen?

I'm looking for a workaround to stop elements from blinking in an in-browser presentation that I have to watch. I can't just disable scripts without breaking the whole thing. I've given those ...
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1answer
341 views

Wrong URL redirecting to search engines for all browsers (yahoo in my case)

I am getting a strange error first time. Whenever I enter a wrong URL/domain, it redirect me to following link:- ...
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1answer
3k views

Google chrome high hard disk usage

I'm on Windows 7 from boot to VHD. I got a lot of RAM and my pagefile is disabled. This OS can be up for days, even up to 3-4 weeks of working time without restart. I put it to sleep\suspend quite ...
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1answer
39 views

How do I get Browsers never to auto-expand to fill the screen in Win 7

I tend to take two browser windows (Chrome, Firefox, etc) and set them side-by-side. Often, if I'm dragging one toward the corner, Windows "helps" me by expanding it to cover the screen, which I then ...
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1answer
20 views

Browsers not able to display text

So my browsers is not able to display any text, tried on both chrome and ie - seems like a system wide issue links to example problem http://i.stack.imgur.com/cOk0r.png ...
3
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1answer
77 views

Is there a way to split the browser in two sides?

I'm using a 22' screen and usually when I open a web page, it gets centered in the middle and there's a lot of empty space at it. I guess that there might be some plugin that splits the browser in two ...
0
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0answers
24 views

Why would web links from programs not open in a browser?

My Windows 7 x64 Home Premium machine has started behaving oddly — links from programs other than web browsers do not open a web browser as you would expect. For example, links in emails in ...
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3answers
611 views

How can I permanently remove a seemingly stealthy ad-ware installer?

For the past one month, there seems to have a stealth installer lingering in my computer that will automatically install malicious plugins to all my browsers. I'm not sure what installer is that and I ...
3
votes
1answer
180 views

Even though FireFox portable is set as default borwser, it doesn't launch when I press the keyboard key to launch web browser

I want to use Firefox portable as my main browser. I noticed when I use the shortcut key built into the keyboard to launch the web browser, something strange happens. A version of Firefox opens up but ...
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1answer
755 views

Chrome browser keeps losing home page setting

whenever I close down my laptop (Windows 7) and restart chrome comes up with a single default tab despite the fact that I frequently set my home pages to the ones I want to see. How do I get my ...
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0answers
29 views

Windows 7 /Safari- Stubborn 'other browsers' upgrade notification

Running Safari(latest version) in Windows 7. For some weeks, on opening Safari, a screen appears requiring upgrade of Internet Explorer and Firefox. (This alone seems strange, and I would be ...
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1answer
65 views

How to set up the system so that applications had to ask to get permission to launch an internet browser?

Many application have following behavior: If you click to some part of them they start your primary internet browser to show you something on their homepage. I want to change my windows settings (then ...
0
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0answers
159 views

Fonts displaying incorrectly in all web browsers (Win 7)

I'm running into an odd issue in Windows 7 in which fonts are displaying incorrectly in IE, Firefox, and Chrome. I haven't made any browser specific changes to fonts, and I've tried restoring the ...
0
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1answer
365 views

How to change what application opens URLs (I cannot “set default browser”)? [duplicate]

I am not able to change my default browser from Internet Explorer to Chrome because my company has internal tools which somehow break if my default browser is not IE. I work for a large company and ...
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1answer
56 views

How do you add non-IE browsing to Windows 7's Run history?

Back when I used Internet Explorer, Microsoft kindly logged the browsing history for me (until index.dat filled up, that is). Anyway, since my days of using IE by default, I have missed the ...
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1answer
471 views

How can I use the proxy settings on Epic privacy browser to log on to Facebook?

I love the Epic privacy browser because it is built from the ground up to enhance privacy. It's built on Chromium but because it has stripped out all code that tracks users across the Internet, pages ...
0
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4answers
240 views

Is there any way to download a new browser, without the current (and only) one working?

I have a very strange problem with IE, it somehow disappeared of the user's workstation. I detected a lot of infections, some malware and some worms. I definitely suspect the iexplore.exe being ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Chrome not listed in default programs

After switching browsers from Firefox to Google Chrome I've tried all the solutions that I know of, going into the registry and manually changing the default program there, going into the control ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Computer has become very slow and unresponsive

I have noticed recently that my computer has become very slow and unresponsive, and I'm not really sure why... I have run scans using AVG Antivirus 2013 (with the latest definitions) and Ad-Aware ...
0
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6answers
11k 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" ...
0
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0answers
37 views

Automate website project startup process

I work on many client's websites on different days and want to know if there is a way to automate the process of switching between projects. In other words... Sublime should open, close the last ...
1
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1answer
693 views

How do I stop Google Chrome from requesting to import Firefox settings on startup?

Every time I start a fresh instance of Google Chrome on my PC, I receive the following message: Sadly, your Mozilla Firefox settings are not available while that browser is running. To import ...
0
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4answers
8k 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 ...
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1answer
72 views

Browser links become unresponsive while running Tomcat for several hours

Please bear with me - this problem is somewhat unusual and a bit tricky to describe. My system is Windows 7-64 and I'm running Tomcat 6.0.29. I run two instances of Tomcat while I am developing on a ...
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5answers
93 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
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3answers
134 views

Can't download from HP Website

I have a problem, and I have no idea where to start looking at a solution. I have just installed a new copy of Windows 7 on a new computer, and I want to download drivers from HP Driver. The problem ...
0
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2answers
517 views

All browsers hang on windows 7 in tab says 'Waiting for…' need restart

I'm having a frustrating problem with browsers on OS windows 7 home premium. IE 10: My web browsing works ok for a while and then pages freeze and tab at top says "Waiting for ...' and never loads. ...
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1answer
310 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 ...
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1answer
388 views

Can I fix memory leaks in browsers? (Win7 64bit IE9 Chrome)

I have a habit of opening websites in their own window, then getting interested in something else in another window while leaving the first window open with the intention of returning to finishing ...
0
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1answer
44 views

My USB head phoness only let me use skype

My USB headphones (microsoft lifechat LX-3000) only let me here skype and my computers programe to test if your speakerss/ headphones are working. i can get it to sound off a browser or my games ...
0
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1answer
96 views

UTF-8 pages appear as garbage

On many occasions, when my browser (either Explorer or Chrome) on my Windows 7 Pro machine hit a UTF-8 page, what I get is garbage that looks like this one: ...
2
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2answers
1k views

How to stop programs from opening my browser?

How do you stop or prevent programs from obnoxiously opening the browser on their own accord? It drives me absolutely bat-crazy that programs feel so boldly empowered to nonchalantly take the ...
2
votes
1answer
610 views

Internet Explorer 10 immediately closes after opening

I decided on a whim to give IE10 a try. I'm not terribly sad to lose all access to IE, however I would like to get it working. As soon as I hit the shortcut it opens and then immediately closes. ...
11
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1answer
967 views

All invalid hostnames resolve to localhost in my browser. What is going on?

Update: jump to the end of this question for the happy conclusion to this epic tale. Note: I have IIS7 installed locally for web development. This is what happens in my browser for random sites: ...