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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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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Failed to load resource: net::ERR_TIMED_OUT in All browsers

I have a problem with all my web browsers, for example when i try to enter to google play, images are not showing and i get this error: Failed to load resource: net::ERR_TIMED_OUT in the developer ...
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Occasional SSL problems on private WiFi

Once in a while I would get a problem like this: It happens to any website (e.g., even in Gmail). After a few hours the problem's gone even if I didn't do anything to fix it. What could be causing ...
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HTTP upload performance in various browsers and OSs

This is more a call for discussion rather than a question, I'd like to hear from others' experience with this: I've recently got my fiber upgraded to 300 Mbit upload (I actually get ~310) so I have ...
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I am unable to remove browser hijacker

I have noticed many times after few weeks my browser's search engine gets changed to some conduict search engine. But today i found a reason I found some suspicious third party software and when i ...
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Jenkins hosted website: misleading message: “Please activate JavaScript to enable the search functionality”

I have a strange situation here: A html folder generated by Sphinx is being http-served with two different HTTP-servers: a Python-based HTTP server started with python -m SimpleHTTPServer a nginx ...
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How can I make my 3G router reset its connection in the middle of the night?

I have a 3G router, which is my only internet connection. I pay per megabyte. The router hosts WiFi. It is is not physically connected to the computer. It gets its power from an electric socket. ...
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How long until an old website visitor sees new web design?

Given that there are no cache settings in the HTML page, how long until an old website visitor see a new website design without force refresh?
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My browsers freezes or stop working + unresponsive tab + can't close tabs

I'm using google-chrome, firefox and opera as browsers on my PC.The problem is that sometimes (or quite a lot of times) the browser freezes or stop working. For example chrome will tell me after a ...
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How to solve multiple browser and calculators pop ups in windows 8.1?

I use Windows 8.1. Everything was going right for nearly a year. But in the last few months when I open my PC multiple browser windows (default set browser Mojila) and calculator and My Computer (the ...
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How can I update the domain name of all my bookmarks for a site?

I have a lot of bookmarks for a site that is changing its domain name. How can I easily and quickly update all my bookmarks to point to the new domain? I really don't want to take the time to ...
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DNS resolution differs between ping and browsers

I've been in charge to move a web servers from our office to a datacenter. Its IP has changed, and I have updated the DNS accordingly. This was 6 days ago. Lets say its DNS name is customerarea....
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Web: how to see multiple page content on a single long page?

For example, this URL: https://katstorrent.org/user/Mantesh/requests/. It's divided into multiple pages, and there is no search functionality. I'd like to see it as a single page, or at least scrape ...
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How to disable the main toolbar in epiphany

Epiphany has a nice app mode: epiphany --profile myapp -a http://superuser.com But it still displays the main toolbar with url (locked), title, back/forward and reload buttons. I would like to ...
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How can I stop my browser from scrolling while in a game?

Some games and programs use the scroll wheel to scroll or zoom, but if the main window is large enough, this will usually scroll the browser window as well, which will put the game off of the screen. ...
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simulate(trigger) CTRL key press with click event

I am working on some kind of script. It needs to remain on the same tab when performing click event but clicked link should open in new tab. I can use Ctrl + Click but how to press CTRL ...
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What exactly is “Browser” in Chrome's task manager, if it's not an open tab, and where is the traffic coming from?

I'm having problems loading some webpages on a slow connection on Chrome, and opened its Task Manager and saw that the "Browser" task is using up all the bandwidth to download something, but I don't ...
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Open link in New tab seamlessly without interfering

How can I open the js link in new tab seamlessly without interfering. I should remain on same tab without refresh it but clicked link should open in new tab ???
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How to fix monitor text display to system text?

I have a problem with my Acer K272HUL monitor (1440p) in that when connected to my laptop (Dell precision m3800 or Thinkpad T440s via mini DP) any text displayed outside of the native system (such as ...
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Make IE open new window in different browser

Is there a way to make IE open new window in a different browser like chrome. Any new popup or whenever the site opens a new window it should open in chrome instead of IE. I found this entry in the ...
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How do I access an https site that still uses RC4?

I have an old wireless router that I haven't needed to change the configuration on for years. Recently I ran into some issues with my network and needed to turn on it's dhcp server. When i went to ...
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Smart searching in Google Chrome

I recently saw a person do a search on his web browser. He was searching on his company's website. If I wanted to do a search on his company's website, I would usually go to the company website, and ...
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Playing video in browser glitches

Is there any way to fix this problem when I play videos in a browser. Doesn't matter if its Chrome or Mozilla. Same goes when playing gifs, tho they stabilized after a few loops. Video playbacks seem ...
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Save Webpage complete into a single file, including linked mp3 file

I want to Save a webpage, complete (including linked CSS, JavaScript, images etc, including a linked mp3 (or any other audio) file. Having only one single file of type "mhtml", which is a multipart ...
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SSL/TLS validation errors on requests

Every single website I try to access is giving me a certificate error. I've tried checking the system's time, but it's correct. Thanks.
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Design Project to Automatically show a local webpage to all devices connected on local network

I am doing a design project and need help of expert how to do it I have to make a webserver on my computer and upload a webpage on that server . When a new user comes in a network e.g 192.168.1.1 a ...
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Selectively deleting a site from history fully on Opera/Chrome?

When I attempt to selectively delete a site from the Opera site history, although it disappears from the history list it still appears with the suggestions feature in the address bar (obtained from ...
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are TCP connections made while typing the URL

Do browsers make TCP connections while typing the URL in address bar? I launched nettop utility, and was surprised of how active my connections are, even while only typing an address and not visiting ...
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Why firefox showing some strings instead of Facebook in windows 8

I am using Mozilla Firefox 46.0.1 in windows 8 64 bit machine. I was browsing Facebook well,but suddenly when i was trying to browse Facebook from Firefox, instead of Facebook window some strings are ...
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Unable to access google.com with FireFox Windows

I can ping google.com and it's dns servers but I just can't seem to open google.com/ncr on Windows 10 PC but I'm able to access it with Chrome (same PC) and also OSX's Firefox (same build) (macbook on ...
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Can't load W3 page using IE, but Chrome and Firefox can

Does anyone know why IE can't load the page: https://www.w3.org/TR/xmldsig-core/xmldsig-core-schema.xsd or http://www.w3.org/TR/xmldsig-core/xmldsig-core-schema.xsd but Firefox and Chrome can? IE ...
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Google search results greyed out on Firefox

I logged in to my work computer today and came across this weird issue: It's worth noting that none of these websites were visited by me. I tried opening Firefox in Safe Mode but the issue ...
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All browser act like ctrl is pressed

I hate this, and this happens too often. Suddenly, my Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge start to act like ctrl is pressed. If I try to scroll it should zoom the page. I've tried a few solutions which ...
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My browser connects to a strange website after a certain span of time [duplicate]

The last 2 days http://trafleyb-sw.ru/ry5/rtk/mgpg is the link which gets connected automatically in my browser. I use Bitdefender total security to counter internet problems. But after multiple scan ...
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High CPU Usage caused by JavaScript

I have a big problem with my new Ultrabook. It is a Asus UX305LA with an i7-5500U processor. The problem is, that my CPU Usage while surfing on web pages using Javascript is extreme high. For ...
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Multiple tabs of a browser

Since unique port numbers are assigned to each of the different processes related to network which are going on a system.So,my question is that,if multiple tabs are open in a browser then will ...
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I'm not too sure what to call it, but is it possible to have a browser keyboard?

This sounds very confusing, but is the following poss to open up a browser, and connect it to an IP address(in most cases, your PC), and on the browser, a HTML page with a keyboard would appear. And ...
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How to bookmark a favorite without loading the page first? (Internet Explorer, Firefox)

I need to add a bookmark to IE but when I go to the site, it redirects to another page. I don't want to bookmark that page. I want to bookmark the original page before it redirects. How do I do this ...
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Chrome won't launch external application after clicking “start application” within “external protocol request” dialog

After clicking on a magnet link (for example one at: https://www.openoffice.org/distribution/p2p/magnet.html) Chrome will show the usual "external protocol request" dialog where it asks whether to ...
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Browser inside a browser

My employees and I frequently need to open several internal web pages next to each other on the screen. Currently we do this by opening several Chrome windows and spending time to arrange for ...
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stop Chrome from asking for proxy credentials

I wanted to change my proxy settings for Chrome. I opened the Network tab in Preferences panel on Mac and entered username and password along with ip and port data. When I opened Chrome browser, it ...
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Windows 10 opening browser to go.microsoft.com on every click

My relative who lives far away is having trouble with his Windows 10 laptop. He had a very, very strange problem. Every click of a mouse brings up a browser. Sometimes it is Edge, sometimes it is IE. ...
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Can the browser open new tab and switch to that tab in one action?

When I browse the web I want to be able to open a new tab and switch to that tab e.g. ctrl+click and ctrl+tab in one action. Is there such a function in any browser? Or can I script it?
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Can't visit many websites except a few(google, wikipedia, yahoo)

My internet hasn't worked normally since yesterday. I can't visit a lot of websites, such as amazon.com, nba.com & my school website. I can visit Google, Gmail, Facebook, Wikipedia, Yahoo etc &...
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How do you create your own quick commands in Vivaldi?

I am using the new Vivaldi browser. On the Vivaldi website, it says Quick commands menu is highly customizable allowing you to create your own commands and run them instantly. But, how do you create ...
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How to set chrome as default browser Windows 10?

I've tried setting default in the reg keys hkeycu>software>microsoft>windows>shell>associations>urlassociations>http and https. Tried using master_preference file tried using command switch --make-...
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Unable to access Amazon webs with Chrome

When going to a secure Amazon page over HTTPS, using either Chrome and MS Edge, the following Error comes up: This site can’t provide a secure connection www.amazon.com uses an unsupported protocol. ...
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How do I completely download a web page, while preserving its functionality?

I've been trying to save this webpage using all of the methods that I know, but none of them have worked so far. The website itself has some great functionality. It is able to render MathJax in ...
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How to force Vivaldi to reload page on start

I use the new Vivaldi browser and it is set it Startup to Last Session. When I click on a restored tab, it loads it into the memory but does not reload the page itself, it is a cached version of it....
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How to automate downloading several PDFs from a given webpage?

I am trying to download PDFs from this link. On clicking Read PDF, it opens a new window with PDF in it. On clicking the download button, it opens a dialog box and asks the user to specify the ...