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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Windows media player does not let you save?

I opened a video (mpeg) from a web page link in Firefox and it by default opened it in Windows Media Player. There did not appear to be any save button in the player !!!! Does this mean I have to ...
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Chromium Incognito mode automatically logs me in to website

I'm having a very weird problem with my chromium browser "Version 37.0.2062.120 (281580) (64-bit)" I clear all the browsing data Browsing history Download history Cookies and other site and plug-in ...
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All internet browsers won't resolve DNS except for TorBrowser

I'm having a bit of trouble with one of my Windows 7 Professional 64-bit w/ SP1 computers browsing the internet. I use the computer as a bed for testing different applications and so forth. The ...
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autocomplete and cache in Firefox

I am trying to understand if there is any difference between browser (in my case Firefox) cache and the place where 'autocomplete' data for an HTML form is stored in the browser. Unified storage for ...
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Blocking specific websites from browser (PC and phone) while preventing myself from unblocking them without content of others

I am trying to find a PC software (and app for phone) to block specific websites, and only the person with certain privilege (e.g. who knows the password) can unblock certain websites. (I haven't yet ...
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Do chrome desktop apps use the proxy?

I have the chrome browser on my linux laptop, and Chrome starting supporting web apps that can run on your desktop, instead of in the browser. So in my browser I configured a proxy, which is working ...
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Google Chrome freezes using IPv6

I've got a bit of a problem with Google Chrome. A few weeks ago I switched to another ISP that offered IPv6. Since then Chrome is randomly freezing when accessing certain websites (freezing as in "not ...
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Google Chrome save visited links

I want to save my browsing history, but it looks like Google Chrome isn't really concerned about browsing history. As far as i know it deletes history older than a month, and when i look in chrome://...
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Java applets don't run

I have a problem with these java applets. When I go to this link and want to see the running java applet of this site I face below error. I disabled my AV (KIS 2013) and Windows firewall but still I ...
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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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How can I achieve gamma correction on images showed in a web browser?

A lot of images are too dark, especially movie screenshot images, thumbnails or montages. Is it possible to set up a gamma correction value in todays web browsers, maybe with a help of a plugin, or ...
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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 ...
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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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Open Opera without last session tabs open

I am using the following Opera version: Version: 21.0.1432.67 - Opera is up to date Update stream: Stable System: Windows 8.1 64-bit (WoW64) I am aware of this answer but it's not applicable ...
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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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Do browsers (specifically portable browsers) have fingerprints, meaning can be distinguished from other installs or portable save?

Do browsers (specifically portable browsers) have fingerprints, meaning can be distinguished from other installs or portable save? Example: If I used the portable browser saved inside my USB stick on ...
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Installed Chrome and 2 Portable Chrome (paf format) - can open alongside simultaneously. Is it really official?

Installed Chrome and 2 Portable Chrome (paf format) - can open alongside simultaneously. Is it really official? In any other browser, I cannot do this even in Chrome. But I just tried it now, it ...
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Does an option exist in Chrome which prevents the “Download in progress” dialog from appearing?

I'm creating an automated test where I open Chrome and it verifies that a certain file becomes available for download. Assuming this is the case, I want to then have Chrome close completely, but the ...
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Website blocked or what?

I cannot access some really legit sites on my internet connection all of a sudden. Is there a way to tell if the ISP is blocking them? I have tried turning-off my firewall completely and it is still ...
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Chrome: Separate a <div>'s content to print

This is on Mac OS X, Chrome 35 (but probably should apply elsewhere, too): I need to print the contents of a webpage/webshop that is hidden behind/under a rather unlucky div construct.. Is there a ...
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Access webpage from terminal

I have router web admin access via WAN disabled. I can however access a LAN server terminal via SSH. Can I access the router's web admin page triggered from the server terminal, i.e. as if I was ...
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How to transfer Google Chrome history to IE?

I switched to Google Chrome for about two months to try it out (on Windows 8.1) and now I am switching back to IE. I can't be opening up Chrome every time I need to access my history. I also get ...
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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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Prevent programmers from adding functionality to the back button in browsers

I like the way the back button used to behave: it quickly gave me a cached version of whatever page I happened to be looking at before I navigated to the current place. These days though, sites make ...
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How to unify History from Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox

I'm using Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Each for different things. Is it possible to somehow "unify" browsing history from bouth of these browsers so that sites I have visited while on ...
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Detect browser proxy setting only if proxy server is available else go via default network

I am trying to browse via any browser which are installed on your OS. Settings should be like this. If there is proxy server in your network then browser should use proxy server to browse If there ...
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backing up Google Chrome's click history to transfer to another computer

I want to be able to transfer Google Chrome's click history, that is, I want the Chrome installation in my new computer to show the links (for example, google search results) that I have visited ...
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Browser slow first pageload

The browser is really slow on first pageload (about 10-30 seconds), what could this be? It's both Safari and Chrome (On OSX) and after the first pageload is done, further browsing is normal. If the ...
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Debian Wheezy - Some Websites Not Loading

I just upgraded from Debian Etch to Wheezy 7.3. Things seemed to go fine but I can't load half of the websites I usually go to any more. I thought it may be an IPv6 issue so I disabled it but the ...
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Want to save every page I browse to

I'm looking for the ability to save every web page I look at within the browser, then check for updates to the page on a customizable schedule. The offline browsers I've seen appear to just download ...
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Why Cookies must be Allowed for “Not Script” Extension to work in Chrome?

I've been using "Not Scripts" v0.9.6 extension in Chromium browswer (currently v30.0.1599.101) from the last one month and found the extension extremely useful. However, after reading some tracking ...
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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 ...
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Ping, nslookup and tracert works, but I can't access server via browser - any ideas?

My office has a SBS 2011 running remote.domain.com/owa as a webmail service. I suddenly can't access this site in my browser anymore. Strange thing is that I can ping the domain with no losses. I can ...
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Browser history, by window

I use Chrome --but can switch to another browser if the feature I am about to describe is available. Browsing history, AFAIK in Chrome is sorted exclusively chronologically. Very often however, I ...
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Failed dependency while installing Iron browser (a Chromium web browser clone)

Installation failed while trying to install Iron browser. [root@localhost softwares]# rpm -ivh iron64.rpm error: Failed dependencies: libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.15)(64bit) is needed by iron64-29.0.1600-2....
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Files saved in utf-8 shown broken in browsers

Now every time I save a file with utf-8 (default, like I did it the last 8 years) my browsers (Chrome, Firefox) can't read it properly any longer. If I use encoding utf-16 it works fine, but I don't ...
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Maxthon browser: Google integrated login page is misbehaving

I use Maxthon to login Gmail, Google, and use that sign-in across other websites. Unexpectedly, the new login page is not behaving properly when i am trying to login(in the same account) after i ...
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How do I uninstall an addon in opera (for Mac)?

Decided to give the Opera browser a try today, since I do believe that competition between different browsers is a Good Thing. Anyway, I managed to mess up a bit and installed the wrong "ad-blocking" ...
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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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Why is javascript being blocked on three browsers except in private mode without an extension conflict?

I am running Windows 7, 32-bit java up to date. On Chrome, Firefox and IE (also up to date) whenever I load lowes.com the scroll over menus (shop & learn) will work while the page is loading. At ...
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Where is the Karma configuration file located?

I want to change Karma browser from Chrome to Firefox? How could I do that? I am unable to locate the directory where Karma server is installed.
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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.
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How to create “IE-like” new session window in Chrome?

Like we can open a New Session Window in IE 8 or greater, can do the same in Google Chrome? I know that Google Chrome has New incognito Window feature but by using it, we can open Max 2 sessions at a ...
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Youtube - An error occurred, please try again later

I keep getting this error on a majority of Youtube videos with all browsers I try (Chrome, Firefox, even IE). Interestingly, youtube works fine when I view it through a proxy like http://www.proxfree....
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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 http:/...
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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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IPTABLES to block sites on browser

I am trying to block a specific IP address from being accessed using the browser on my system. I added a simple rule as below iptables -A OUTPUT -d <IP> -j DROP The site gets blocked in the ...
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Firefox places.sqlite does not contain history

I'm trying to get the browser history programmatically. Here's what I've done (in python, using sqlite3): connection = sqlite3.connect('/home/quantka/.mozilla/firefox/35lwme56.profile0/places.sqlite')...
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Firefox will not display CSS

I am creating a very basic website. Basically at the moment in is just a template. It has a simple navigation bars with no real link, and some text just to test the scroll and overflow. No Java or PHP ...
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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 ...