Browser is the term used for a program that's used to display web pages. It comes from the phrase "browse the Internet".

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Browser redirects links to Adfoc.us

Since yesterday when I open a link, browser redirect it to "adfocus.us" site! for example: I open: test.com and browser redirect to: adfocus.us This redirection happens after going to page (not ...
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Browser redirects almost all of links to Adfoc.us

Since yesterday, most of users in our region and as far as I know, many other peoples received a lot of link redirection. most of these redirection are going to adfoc.us website. this redirection ...
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Windows 7 (home) - How to select text in hypertext links

I have seen many duplicate questions like this, this and on the Windows 7 Forums, but none of them have a satisfactory and perfect solution. Here's my problem: I was reading this article; in the ...
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Why can't I uninstall Torch browser in Windows 8.1?

I have spent HOURS trying to remove torch browser. I have done EVERYTHING from the control panel, google tools, chrome tools, delete programs etc. Can't get rid of it and it is causing website ...
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Can't remove adware from PC

People please help me to remove this Qone8 adware. I don't know even what software installed it. No uninstaller, no extesion. Tried to reset all browsers, no way. It starts with browser: ...
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Translation failed because of a server error on google-chrome browser

I am trying to use translate feature available in google chrome browser, but it says "translation failed because of a server error", I used retry but it didn't work, I also tried using the advanced ...
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Java not detected by browser

I have java installed on my computer, but none of my browsers seem to detect it a and I'm not able to run any applets. (Trivial, as it may seem) I've wasted a lot of time googling and trying to ...
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Force Chrome to open new pages in new window, not tab? (when opened from a program)

Whenever I click a link from something like outlook or a program opens a web page (not when I click a link from within chrome). It opens up in Chrome since it is my default browser but if I already ...
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In a Web page, how can I tick all checkboxes in selection?

I am using a webmail (Outlook Web Access). I have a Web page : in my mailbox, I have many messages. I select 30 lines. Now, I want something that would tick the 30 checkboxes that are in my ...
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Google search icon meanings when typing in webaddress [closed]

I am inquiring about Google icons and their meanings. When I begin typing in an address, a blank page will come up with (what I believe to be) previous searches? Or is it just the computer filling in ...
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Barcode scanner work in browser

I have a Manhattan Barcode scanner Contact CCD Handheld 80mm scan width, USB. I have connected it to Windows 7 x64. I managed to get it to scan several barcodes by configuring it to USB Mode. If I ...
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Can I disable infinite scroll for all sites?

I hate sites with infinite scrolling, mostly because they use up all my RAM. Is there any way to convince websites not to load this way? Maybe a browser extension that turns it back into separate ...
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How to set default FTP handler in Windows 7?

In Windows 7, I have installed the Firefox browser, which apparently registers itself as the default FTP handler, but doesn't handle FTP very well. How can I make FTP links open in Internet Explorer, ...
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Which registry keys need to be edited to change the default browser?

Which registry keys need to be edited to change the default browser? I have found these keys so far and they seem to do what I want, but I am not sure if I have found all of them: Data in: ...
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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 ...
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Set default browser for all user on PC via GPO [migrated]

I need one way to make mozilla as default browser on a group of PC-s I have in domain, I have tried many GPO but no luck until now. I have done it manually but this is a user configuration so every ...
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How to increase startup speed on mozilla firefox?

How to increase startup speed on newest version of mozilla firefox? it always happened when i opened Mozilla Firefox, it seem like freeze or not responding, and it will take about 15 second to Mozilla ...
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How to invert web pages colour scheme in Firefox?

I use to browse web in a dark room and would prefer if the backgrounds would be dark and text would be light instead of the opposite which is much more common. I suppose this can be achieved with some ...
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Print screen with cursor in Windows 7

I'm trying to capture some screen shots for a tutorial. When I press Print Screen on my keyboard and paste into an image editor, the cursor goes. The "tooltips" (if any) do print, but I need the ...
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How to force Google Chrome's omnibar to treat an rdp://-prefixed URL as a URL

I am currently using this RDP Hyperlink solution to run windows remote desktop by clicking a hyperlink or typing a URL into a browser/explorer. Unfortunately, Chrome treats URLs beginning in rdp:// ...
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How to exit flash video in browser by keyboard

If I'm watching a video in Adobe Flasher Player, say on Youtube, the player steals all focus after I clicked on it. That is, all the regular keyboard shortcuts of my browser - like Ctrlt to open new ...
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Firefox - lock page positon while searching

I usually read a lot of code in Firefox. Sometimes I'm looking at a C function, and I want to highlight all occurrences of a variable in it. As I start typing the name of the variable in the find box, ...
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Chrome Browser : how to open link in new tab automatically [duplicate]

I can't figure out how to change the settings in Chrome Browser so that if i click a new link the link will open in a new tab. Currently i have to right lick --> open link in new tab manually for ...
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Prevent history deletion on Google Chrome

One of the guys I'm in charge of hasn't been pulling his weight. His productivity and quality of workmanship are way down and his computer's been getting malware infections lately. You can see where ...
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Does anyone know a opensource WYSIWYG static web page tool [closed]

I'm looking for user-friendly tools (running in the web-browser) similiar to frontpage which let users create a simple, multi-page static webpage. WYSIWYG editors are a must, probably flash or java ...
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How to show file in browser instead of downloading?

I'm using Owncloud (behind Nginx) to share a file. When I generate a share link, the link points me to the download page or if I append "&download", it immediately starts downloading the file. ...
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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 ...
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Firefox 33 doesn't see Java Plugin

I am trying to enable Java (not JavaScript) in my Firefox v. 33 so that I can use applets within the browser. Currently, I just get a dark gray box across the whole screen when I try to load an ...
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Why would my computer suddenly refuse to open one particular website?

I've had this happen once before recently on a different site, and I don't know what I did to fix it. Now my computer will not open any page on stackoverflow.com. When I try, I get the error message: ...
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How to import bookmarks from Firefox into Opera 20 in Windows?

This old question is too outdated to be of any significance - it involves the old version of Opera, and the browser is now very different. So please don't flag this as duplicate. Opera 20 has a ...
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Copying PNG with transparency from browser shows a black background instead

When I copy a PNG image with transparency to the clipboard and subsequently paste it into Photoshop, Paint, etc. - the transparency turns to black. Is there any workaround for this? Is this a ...
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Tabs in Chrome Browser shrink too much

If I open up many tabs in Chrome, the Tabs start to shrink. This is usually a normal behavior if the tabs would use the whole availible space, BUT in my case the tabs shrink too much. They don't use ...
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Full text Search of browser history, through the browser

Is there a browser that supports searching through the full text of the history pages' content ? Chrome and Firefox supports only searching the titles and URLs (with their omnibars). I'm aware that ...
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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 can I enable WebGL in my browser?

I'd like to be able to use WebGL-based sites like Shadertoy, WebGL Earth, etc, but those sites tell me that WebGL is disabled in my browser. How can I enable it?
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Are web browsers automatically using HTTPS when available?

Type xkcd.com in location bar, hit return -> https://xkcd.com. But if I type http://xkcd.com instead, it does not change to HTTPS. I've checked both URLs, and they're not using HSTS headers. I'm ...
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What exactly happens when you browse a website in your browser?

What happens behind the scenes when we type www.cnn.com in a browser and how does information gets displayed on the screen? A technical explanation would be highly appreciated.
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Modify entries in browser url autocomplete bar

Recently a website I often visit changed its domain name. As a result, all of my browser's URL autocomplete entries are incorrect. They point to example.com instead of example2.com. I'm interested in ...
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Used “%localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data” but my bookmarks and extensions disapeared

I was trying to solve an annoying problem with THIS WEB PAGE IS NOT AVAILABLE message showing up all the time in my CHROME browser. I followed indeed ALL the forums advises on the issue to no avail. ...
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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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Importing Bookmarks from a Text File (to any browser/website)

I have dozens of text files containing around 60 url's each, accumulated over years of browsing on multiple computers. I wish to import these into any browser, to allow me to then use cross-browser ...
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Can I install plug-ins for one browser only?

On Mac OS X, is there a way to install browser plug-ins (such as flash) for one browser only? That way, I can keep one browser (e.g. Safari) very lean and fast for regular browsing, and another can be ...
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Command line browser with js support

Does anybody know good command line browser with js support? Ideally I need following ability: some-browser http://example.com > ~/page.html It means that cli browser download html, execute js ...
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How to quickly open an user profile in Google Chrome?

Is there any keyboard shortcut for changing it? Google couldn't solve my problem. I'm using too many different profiles for my blog and their social media profiles etc. Sometimes it's getting ...
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Is it possible to enable javascript for a specific URL?

There are many users who have JavaScript disabled and deny to enable it even for some business applications. Is there any way to allow a user to enable a JavaScript for a specific URL in order to use ...
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How to simulate entries in HOSTS file with an IE 7 browser plugin

Is it possible in Internet Explorer 7 to simulate HOSTS file entries with a plugin? For example, can you tell IE to resolve all requests for xyz.com to a specific IP address? We have some QA testers ...
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cancel opera 15 auto update

I had limited bandwidth so I cancel all auto-updates and do it manual on unlimited bandwidth, the problem is that I can't cancel auto-update on opera version 15, and opera help stopped at version 12 ...
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Saving a web page content on a Mac

I've stumbled into a webpage and I want to save its contents. Logically, the contents is already on my drive. How can I figure out which temporary directory holds the contents of this specific page?
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Allow scrolling past end of page

Is there any option in a webbrowser (IE, Firefox or Chrome) to allow scrolling up to one screenful past the end pf the page? When reading a long page of text and pressing PAGE-DOWN to scroll to the ...
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How do I launch web pages on a browser using cmd prompts automatically? [duplicate]

I'm using windows7 and after I login in I want all the the web pages to start automatically on the selected browser using a cmd prompt. I have seen someone doing this..can anyone help with how to go ...