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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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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Clear cache for specific domain name in chrome

I want to clear the cache for a specific domain name in Chrome. Is there an extension or other method that I can use to do this?
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How to prevent Google Chrome from changing the default browser to itself in Windows 7?

I am using Windows 7 (SP1 x64) with Internet Explorer 11. And every time I open Chrome, it makes itself the default browser automatically without my permission. Is Google trying to force me to use its ...
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Email client Chrome extension?

It seems that Opera is removing that integrated mail client (it doesn't exist in Opera 15) :( I was thinking to switch to Chrome and wondering if Chrome has an extension or something that brings mail ...
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Windows 10 - Microsoft Edge missing in start menu and pins

Note: People have seem to have had issues doing this in windows 10 pro, this could be because of windows updates. If the solution does not work, please use "Refresh your PC" Ok. I have just upgraded ...
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Chrome tabs crash after a bit of browsing

I already saw this thread here, but neither disabling the Shockwave plugin nor deleting the file Local State did work. When surfing, after about 30 seconds when I open a tab and type in an address ...
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Browser with its own hosts file?

I have a number of staging and test servers that I need to constantly modify my hosts file to access (they depend on the domain name, so I have to change the hosts file to get them to work). I find ...
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Chrome reports ERR_INVALID_HANDLE for intranet sites

In Chrome (51.0.2704.84 m) and Chrome Canary (53.0.2768.0) some intranet pages are failing with ERR_INVALID_HANDLE. Some that do partially load give the same error for resource files (e.g. stylesheets)...
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How to set default browser in Windows 10?

The built-in Settings -> System -> Default apps -> Web browser menu for setting the default browser in Windows 10 doesn't actually work. The first few times I tried to change the browser ...
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How to set google chrome to don't load tabs until selected?

I have set my google chrome's on startup settings to continue where you left off And whenever I start my chrome all tabs start to load as soon as they get opened which causes me problems and suppose ...
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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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How to make SRWare Iron Portable open links from other apps in already opened browser window?

Links clicked in other applications, like MS Office or instant messengers open up in new browser window. It wouldn't be much of a problem, but that windows doesn't use any extensions or styles I have ...
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Forcing Browser to open all links in new tabs

I am on a page and I need to open a link. Right now, I have to press ctrl and then click the link then it opens in a new tab. I don't want to do this. What I want is that whenever I click any link ...
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chrome, option to uprooting video playing capability

This need is odd, but I was asked to cancel the video viewing capability in some computers (for utilization of time ...) its easy to remove all video playback software, but there is a requirement to ...
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How to find a video page in vimeo

I've found a video embedded in a 3rd party site. https://player.vimeo.com/video/168203444 I want to open this video in vimeo site to be able to add it to my personal "watch it later" list. How can ...
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Auto Play Video in Chrome

I have a video URL that is embedded in HTML iframe tag. It, iframe, auto plays the video in IE and Firefox. But it does not auto play in Chrome. If I paste the URL of the video directly in the ...
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Google Chrome doesn't load small images (icons)

Something is wrong with my Google Chrome. Many times, it doesn't load small images associated with DOM objects such as edit boxes, text views and such (i.e. Icons or whatever). It shows a rectangle ...
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Privacy solution for Browser-Sync [closed]

I want to sync my browser bookmarks all over my devices. Now Im thinking about security/privacy topics. There are a lot of articles out there which explains which browser using which method to sync ...
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Why I am having an annoying horizontal scroll bar in my facebook news feed? [migrated]

See the screenshot before reading further ... I am having this annoying horizontal scroll bar in my news feed (home page) from last 3-4 days. This is happening only in the news feed (home page) and ...
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What is this possible malware or virus bar that keeps saying “Upgrade to premium”?

What is this "Upgrade to premium" that appear every once in a while while I'm browsing, it has shown up on multiple sites. Is it something on my browser or on my mac? I'm using a macbook pro with OS ...
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Some webpages timeout in multiple browsers

Some websites take a long time loading, and eventually timeout before showing the page. Other websites are loaded without delay. This happens in FF, Chrome and IE, on Windows 8 to the same sites. ...
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Font changed on browser without changing any font settings?

After my computer shutdown unexpectedly (the battery fell out by accident) when I booted I was greeted with a something went wrong screen (windows 10) and my PIN was removed and asked for my password ...
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How to open a link in Adobe Reader

Certain PDF documents lose certain capabilities when opened on certain browsers. Suppose a document A.pdf has links to B.pdf, and A.pdf is opened on some browser. Is there a way that the links in A....
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Browser videos playback distorted and rainbow colors

I bought new gaming laptop. whenever i watch video on you tube or other video website. some time there are strange lines and color distortion and different colors. it happens so quickly and just for a ...
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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 ...
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Stop Chrome ignoring ERR_CONTENT_LENGTH_MISMATCH for downloads?

I sometimes find downloads made using Google Chrome get interrupted, causing files to be truncated. Chrome seems to detect this situation as ERR_CONTENT_LENGTH_MISMATCH, but then ignores the error and ...
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Access server machine from an Android device using IP address

Here is a totally wierd scenario that I cannot find solutions anywhere. Purpose: testing a website using an Android device's browser both connected to the same WIFI. Results: - Other PCs can connect ...
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How to pin a tab in safari in osx

There are several options provided by other popular browsers like chrome, firefox. One of the option is to pin the tab. This feature is very handy when you wish to re-open same tabs when you restart ...
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Our company claims that the DLP system can even monitor the contents of HTTPS traffic, how is this possible?

There is software installed on all client machines for DLP (Data Loss Prevention) and HIPAA compliance. Supposedly it can read HTTPS data clearly. I always thought that between the browser and the ...
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Internet Explorer creating files when I am not using it

I never use Internet Explorer (your welcome) or Microsoft Edge. However, when I run CCLeaner after using Google Chrome, there is always many megabytes worth of random files like history. What can I do ...
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Google Chrome Page Open In Inspect Element Mode

I would like to know weather it is possible to open a page always in inspect element mode thus I do not need to press F12 when page loads? E.g. When a localhost page loads in chrome, I would like to ...
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Firefox & Chrome download PHP Files. While other browsers work… :s

I have a really strange one, and am unsure where to start looking. I dont think its a issue with the Server, as no other users have complained about access. Also ill provide you with a Link (If i ...
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Files from ajax.googleapis.com not loading

I have been running into problems with files from http://ajax.googleapis.com loading, specifically, the file http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.3.2/jquery.min.js is not loading which ...
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What is the search engine address for Google?

I want the address to use when adding a search engine into another browser's search bar, Pale Moon to be exact. So not https://www.google.com. Is there an easy way to find these addresses for websites?...
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Extract links from website recursively (from a browser)

I need to extract all links of a website starting from a specific root page (e.g. http://www.example.com/dvd/list). From there, I'd like to start extracting all the links in the webpages recursively ...
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Does Mozilla Firefox automatically delete old history entries?

I've recently done a little experiment and took a look at the first few websites which I have ever visited with my current Firefox profile and wrote them down. I was also a little bit confused, ...
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How to trick the “device fingerprint” on browser

My question is about a site that give you a sign up bonus and this bonus is given once per PC ("machine id,ip adress etc...") My purpose is to bypass this gate to create more accounts from the same ...
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Restart Computer After IE Reset

I am using IE11 (latest KB) and I tested on Win 10, Win 8.1, and Win 7. I reset IE using the menu options: Tools → Advanced → Reset After reset is complete, IE showed a yellow bar at the ...
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Blocking the ISP's ads appearing after a possible DNS grab and redirect via port 53?

I'm asking this question here because I already asked it on ProWebmasters and the moderators said the people on SuperUser might be able to answer it. The question: http://webmasters.stackexchange....
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Why does my mouse lag while streaming media within any browser?

I'm using a Lenovo Flex series laptop running Windows 10 Home edition. Whenever I try to view media streams within any of the installed browsers like Google Chrome or Firefox, the cursor of my ...
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Unknown history in my browser

I have recently found some weird research on my browser(also some nsfw) The first search is on a website wich is sharing various webcam streams like daily streams and stuff like that, this research ...
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How to disable automatic updates in Opera?

some features in opera 25 are changes, with old documentations. I want to disable Opera auto update. For this I read this opera webpage however there is no more "preferences" in opera menu. so how ...
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Make chrome webpages available offline

I'm travelling today and want to do some work on the plane/train etc. I won't have access to the internet but there's a few web pages I'd like to have available for reference. Is there anyway to ...
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How to create a browser window with no buttons or toolbars that launches from desktop?

I have a couple websites with math games for my kids that I want them to be able to use, but I do not want my kids to be able to navigate away from those sites. Can I create a link/shortcut on the ...
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how to block connection to a domain in firefox

i need to utterly block a domain from even being connected to. obviously, addons wont work, since those only check the URL of the site the browser is navigating to, not domains the browser is ...
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Is it possible to save every webpage you visit?

Is it possible to save everypage you visit in a browser automatically? I do now want to rely on Cache as a huge cache will slow down the browser. A third party software or an add-on will be helpful. ...
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How to tell `links` to ignore expired SSL certificate and proceed?

I'm using the links browser and trying to connect to an HTTPS site. I then get: Verification failure: certificate has expired this is "fine" (i.e. was decided to be tolerated) for this internal-...
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All browsers crash when file uploading or downloading dialog opens up

I pretty much summarized the problem in the title. I tried to get some solutions. All I found was check if the Chrome has any concurrent or erroneous applications installed on my computer that ...
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How can I be totally invisible to Facebook?

I don't trust Facebook. I deleted my account, but I don't want them getting information from me from other sites, either; for instance, those with "Like" buttons cause my browser to request assets ...
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Batch File to Set Default Programs Without Invoking the Registry

Our organization has the Chrome policy enabled for setting Chrome as the default browser. This setting is mandatory, and cannot be disabled like many of the other policies we have that are "Suggested"....