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Why do I keep getting redirected to “/cgi-bin/redirect.ha”, when using AT&T U-Verse?

When browsing the web, I occasionally get redirected to "/cgi-bin/redirect.ha". Closing the browser or flushing the cache seems to fix it sometimes, but not always. Sometimes I'll see from Google: ...
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How Can I Force Google Chrome To Cache Images?

There's a website I use every day, and there are lots of large images on it (uploaded by my designers). Every time I go to a page, the images get downloaded again, and it takes forever. How can I ...
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Google Chrome “Failed to load resource” at Windows 8

I have bought a Samsung NP350E5C notebook with pre-installed Windows 8. All is fine, besides Google Chrome. When I'm opening most web pages, different resources are not loaded - JS files, CSS files, ...
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Unable to login to Google Drive desktop

I just downloaded Google Drive for PC. When I try to log in, I am only able to log in to an old account of mine (I suppose that email is cached somewhere), an account which for whatever reason is ...
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How to add resources to firefox cache database manually?

My ISP blocks websites from time to time. Recently I cannot access https powered sites. Firefox cannot load https://ajax.googleapis.com/.../jquery.min.js ... But I can still access ...
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How is web form content encoded in Safari's cache?

A friend of mine just accidentally navigated off a web page where she entered a rather lengthy text into a web form. When navigating back to the page, the text was lost. (Spoiler: The page had an ...
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What is Chrome default cache size limit?

What is Chrome default cache size limit? Where it can be found?
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In which scenarios will Google Chrome clear its cache itself, not by user request?

For example, will low disk space cause Chrome to clear the cache? Or will it simply stop caching new files, or maybe clear the files least recently used?
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Access previous version of a visited webpage?

I opened a page in Firefox and came back hours later. I reloaded the page (to see if something new was added), but had to notice that something got deleted instead. Is there a way to see the previous ...
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How to flush DNS cache in Firefox

Strange issue... whenever I try to access http://docs.python.org/ from Firefox on Win 7, I get redirected to http://docs.python.org/old_dns.txt which says: You need to update your DNS records for ...
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What happens when I reopen my browser?

I have Cache-Control: private, max-age=300 but I see that some part of the reopened page is not up to date even after max age is passed. And now I'm trying to understand what exactly happens in such ...
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Chrome: lost multi-function reload button after update [duplicate]

Yesterday, I briefly discovered that holding the click on my Chrome's reload button opened a dropdown. It had: reload (ctrl+r) hard reload (shift ctrl +r) clear cache and reload . A few ...
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How can I always force a reload for some url?

Is it possible, and if so how do I achieve it, that Firefox automatically force-reloads (no cache) some urls/domains? For example, say I never want to load google.com from cache. Can I set it so that ...
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How to reload a page in Opera without cache?

I'm trying to get Opera 11.61 to reload a page without using cache whatsoever. So far I've tried shift-clicking on the reload button, Ctrl-R, Shift-R, F5. None of these work. The only way I've found ...
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All browsers won't reload/refresh, even if Ctrl+F5 is pressed

I'm working on a wordpress theme which is hosted on Hostgator. Now whenever I add/remove a widget, then I reload the page altered, but nothing happened. Even if I press Ctrl+F5. It happens on all ...
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How to disable browser cache in Chrome

I don't even use this browser normally, just for testing purposes, and the directory size of "Chrome" in "AppData\Local\Google" is like 500 MB. Is there a way I can disable page cache in Chrome?
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Good size for internet cache [closed]

I have heard that increasing the cache size makes web browsing faster, but also slows down your computer to an extent. What cache size would allow me to get the best of both worlds?
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Is there a one-click way (either natively or via extension) to clear the cache in Google Chrome on a Mac?

For development purposes I clear the cache a lot in Google Chrome and would like to be able to do it with a single click. Is this possible on Mac? I found the Click&Clean extension, but that ...
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Google Chrome and Firefox cache in Ubuntu?

Where can I find the cache used by Google Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu?
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Monitor Web-Surfing (Browsing History) Remotely and Silently [closed]

I want to know what websites are visited on one of my family's computers. The user of that laptop can browse the Internet incognito (now cache, no history like in Google Chrome' incognito mode). I ...
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Firefox not using cache?

Some times I have issues with the wireless connection where I live. That issue is irrelevant to this (there are two IT departments managing this thing; there's nothing I can do about it). Most of ...
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How can I clear images from IE cache?

I am having a problem clearing the cache for IE (11) when it comes to pictures. I have a site I need to test in regards to image loading times, but no matter what I do, it seems the images stay cached ...
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Does web browser uses previously saved cache in private browsing?

All the current versions of top five web browsers support private browsing mode, where they don't save anything as history or cache or cookies. But do they use cache saved from previous normal ...
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How can I fix a “No site configured at this address” error?

My internet connection is working fine, but when I go to http://www.google.com/ in Internet Explorer I get the following error: No site configured at this address Cutting and pasting the exact ...
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retrieve data from chrome application cache

How can I retrieve data that is cached in the application cache from chrome for a particular website? For example, if a webserver allows for videos to be application cached, and the files are indeed ...
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Clear 301-redirect cache in Firefox

Is it possible to clear only 301-redirects from Firefox's cache? CTRL+F5 doesn't do the job since you just reload the target without caching but do not clear the cached redirect. An option to disable ...
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How long does chrome & firefox cache a file if no “expires” or “max-age” tag is set?

I would like to know what the default max-age is of an image or css file, but can't seem to find it anywhere. Someone suggested it was only 300 seconds, but that doesn't seem to be correct.
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Need to recover webpage cache after reloading it

I had a webpage open in Chrome, was reading a forum thread. I reloaded the page but found that the thread had been deleted. Did I wipe the cached page when I reloaded it? Or could there be some way ...
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HDD Space used by Browser History

I never really clear my browsing history as I often look up at articles that I have read earlier. Today, I came across a post at lifehacker.com that asked how often I clear my browsing history. So, ...
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Google Chrome Cache - Mac OS X 10.8.5

I'm having difficulty locating my Google Chrome Cache. I've searched and it says to go to ~/Library/Caches/Google/Chrome, however I don't have a Google folder in Caches. Any idea where I might be ...
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Change Google Chrome cache size on OS X

How can I change the cache size Google Chrome uses? ON OS X? I've found countless posts how do to things on Windows but couldn't really figure out from that how to do things on os x. Help will be ...
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Does Chrome reloadButton ignores the cache?

I am using Chrome and monitoring the http connections. I load a page and the response returned by the server contains Cache-Control: max-age=86400 Expires: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 14:51:22 GMT Therefore, ...
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Keystroke to reload a page without cache in Chrome for OS X

According to the Chrome Docs, the Ctrl/Shift+F5 keystroke is only supported on Windows. Is there any keystroke I can do to fully reload a page without the cache on Chrome for Mac?
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How do I fix an Internet “Super Cache” on my Computer?

I have at least one website that I know for certain is "super cached" (or something that causes a similar behavior) on my computer and I have no idea how to clear it out. I will explain the problem ...
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Firefox Plugin or proxy for extended caching

I regularily use a site that is quite slow and sometimes unreliable. Unfortunately it disallows caching in the browser. Is there a firefox plugin that allows me to cache the content anyway? Ideally, ...
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How do I locate the offline file data in firefox

I used to locate the file data by going to cache directory, which I would locate by typing about:cache in the Firefox address bar. I can still navigate to this page but the file structure inside his ...
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Why are all links suddenly purple (visited)?

How do web browsers remember which links have been clicked (and thus, color them purple/differently)? As of this week, all links in my Google searches have suddenly turned purple, as if they've all ...
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Storing browser history for personal analytics

I'm interested in personal analytics, and would like to find a robust way to aggregate and store my web browsing history in a format I can understand and manipulate. I mostly use Google Chrome. For a ...
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JWPlayer starts playing new Audi stream after 30 second of Song play in new browser instance

We are using JWPlayer to play a radio stream for a online radio. The problem is as follows: When audio is played for some time, say 10 to 15 mins, the browser closes. When the same URL is opened in ...
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Disable cache for specific sites in Chrome [duplicate]

Is there a way to tell Chrome to disable caching for specific sites? I'm doing dev work, and I'd like to avoid caching localhost.
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What, within my web access, is caching web pages so aggressively?

Something along the path of my home internet access is caching web content aggressively, and maybe you can help tell me where it is. Here is my example: 1-- I made a very simple web page, consisting ...
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How to find video in Firefox cache?

I'm trying to find youtube video (just watched) in Firefox cache folder, but I cant find the folder. win xp sp3 Firefox 16.1 I tried C:\Documents and Settings\eDIN\Local Settings\Application ...
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How can I access a music video (youtube) that Chrome has already downloaded?

I have a youtube video I am listening to, having waited for it to download from youtube. Now, if I close the Chrome browser tab it is in, I will have to wait for the download again. The file must ...
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How do I save a web page in Firefox - the saved version shows “view previous comments” again

I am trying to save a page with Firefox. It's a post on facebook, loaded on its own page. I clicked "view previous comments" so all comments are displayed. I save the page. I then loaded the saved ...
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Remove all web sites data

Does the "Remove all websites data" in Preferences → Privacy on Safari 5.1.7 remove them only from Safari or all other browsers installed on the computer? I get a warning: Are you sure you ...
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Why don't browser cache common JS files? [closed]

One of the big tradeoffs in web development is on reducing the total size of your JS files to maintain page load times low. My reasonable guess is that most websites include a similar subset of JS ...
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Chrome allowing cookies despite telling it not to

I have locked down Chrome to be very strict on the cookies and data it stores both temporarily and long term. I have ticked the following boxes in cookie settings: and I currently have an exception ...
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How can I locally cache pictures from a web-page so it loads faster?

I am, on a nearly daily basis, accessing my companies staff directory that is hosted on our wiki. The "problem" (and I use the term loosely) is that when I load the page everybody has a picture ...
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How can I get Firefox to open a cached version of a page in new tabs?

At work, we use a bug-tracking system to keep track of what work needs to be done. I can set the new tab page to be a list of all of my bugs, however this page loads slowly, as the site queries a ...
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Clearing cache frequently in Chrome

I am doing a project using Sencha extjs 4.1.1a. The Web Server I am using is Apache (XAMPP Control panel 3.1.0.3.1.0). I kept the project file in htdocs folder. Now whenever I am changing the code ...