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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Firefox frequently hanging, but no Javascript? Browser environment corrupted?

Recently my browser (Firefox latest version) has been hanging when visiting heavily commercialized sites even though I have Javascript and YouTube and other programmatic features disabled. How can a ...
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Windows 7 Pro x64 - Web Browsers Hang; Windows Freezes

Summary: Browsers (Firefox & Chrome-based) cause my computer to freeze at random intervals with the only constant being it's upon loading a web page. This can be any web page, whether it's loading ...
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Adblock removed but still ads are blocked

Everyone, can you help with this: I have removed adblock but the ads are still not displayed on that website (www.thefreedictionary.com). Changing browser and restored from 2 weeks ago didn't help. ...
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How to enable Adobe Flash in Superbird browser for Windows

I've been using the portable Windows version of the Superbird browser, a chromium derivative, and can't get it to recognize the installed Adobe Flash version. The same question has already been asked ...
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Can web sites submit their pages to Google rather than have them crawled by Googlebot?

I notice that in some cases paywalled news articles seem to have been indexed by Google because excerpts from the story appears in the search hit. However, when I go to these web sites using a ...
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Why Microsoft Edge (only this browser) keeps asking for password using .htpasswd on a subdomain

This only happens with Microsoft Edge. It keeps on asking me for password when signing in on my subdomain. If I use www.homepage.com/site that my subdomain is directed to it works fine. With all other ...
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How can I change timezone displayed in a site by browser plugin?

I need to visualize the time displayed in a site for a different timezone. Is there a plugin able to do that? E.g. In case I know the time displayed in site mexicantime.com is UTC -6, I want it can be ...
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What causes this weird text outline in all my browsers in Windows 8.1?

After reinstalling Windows 8.1 I noticed that there are some text outlines in all browsers (I tried IE and Chrome): What might cause this problem? I checked the settings in both Windows and Chrome ...
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Chrome doesn't leverage browser caching on unauthorized/broken ssl

On google chrome when you have a broken ssl This page is insecure (broken HTTPS). The browser doesn't cache the resources. I have a dev.domain.com and a www.domain.com. The www has the SSL attached ...
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Is there a way to append a web browser's current URL to a plain text file?

I find plain text bookmarks to be much easier to use, and much more future-proof, than ones that are locked inside the browser itself. For one, I often change browsers, so having a text file with URLs ...
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IE Compatibility (Browser) Mode vs Doc Mode

So my understanding of this Microsoft, webpage is that there is a clear difference between browser (or compatibility) mode vs doc mode. So is it a possible that a website that isn't compatible with ...
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ClipConverter.cc and “Leave this page” pop-ups

So I currently use ClipConverter.cc to convert music from YouTube into .mp3 files. The site itself is innocent and in my opinion is the best website to grab high-quality music from YouTube. However, ...
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How can I switch back to the previous version of Google Chrome?

I can see that under C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application there is a folder for the previous version of Chrome there. I'm doing some testing and would like to revert back to that version. ...
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How to Disable Windows File Explorer from Automatically Launching Webpage

I'm not liking Windows File Explorer's feature to automatically launch webpages. How can this be disabled? For example, in Windows File Explorer, type "StackOverflow" in search. Since there is no ...
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Why can't I sign into the Google Services using the Epiphany browser?

When I go to accounts.google.com in Gnome's Epiphany, I get an error message that reads: Oops! Something went wrong while displaying this page. Please reload or visit a different page to ...
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A non-exitable (with a mouse) fullscreen mode in a web browser

Let's imagine that I have some kind of a webpage which I want to display on a big screen in a public place. An interactive timetable, for example. I setup a computer, hide keyboard and leave the mouse ...
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Do web browsers use different outgoing ports for different tabs?

In a web browser that supports having multiple tabs, such as Firefox, do different tabs that go to different website domains use a dedicated port for each domain?. Or does the browser use a single ...
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Sound crashes in browser tab

I'm using Windows 7 and I have found that sometimes the sound crashes in my web browser. Most of the times it is enough to refresh the tab to solve the problem, but from time to time this doesn't work ...
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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 do I whitelist sites on a browser running the Bluhell Firewall add-on?

I am running a browser (Waterfox, a Firefox clone optimized for 64-bit Windows OS) with the Bluhell Firewall installed. I cannot find any obvious way to whitelist sites (such as stackoverflow.com :-). ...
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Can't open custom websites on chrome and firefox - connection is not secure blank page

It doesn't matter if I use chrome or firefox, I can not open pages like analytics.google.com or mailtrack.io. On both browsers the same. I can see that browsers shows me a blank page with no eource ...
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Pausing a Downloading File in Google Chrome and Hibernate the System, will it resume?

I'm downloading a large .rar file in GOOGLE CHROME but I don't want to leave my system powered on over night. I'm planning to pause and hibernate the system so that when I switch it back on, I can ...
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Windows 10 keeps changing default browser to Explorer at reboot

In Windows 10 (Pro, 1511 build 10586.104), default web browser keeps being reset to Internet Explorer at each reboot (settings > system > default). No matter which other browser is set there, as ...
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What is WinRM/Enter-PSSession doing to the Windows network stack?

Here's the situation: We have some client websites that are only accessible through their VPN (more specifically using Cisco AnyConnect). Randomly, some of those websites will stop working for us ...
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Google Chrome - Keep crashing & “Failed to create data directory” problems

I just opened up Google Chrome this morning and it crashes every time I reopen it. I'd tried cleaning cookies, browsing data, cache, and reinstall it, nothing works. Well, it even get worse. When I ...
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how do i show favorites bar in microsoft edge?

In the browser Microsoft Edge browser how do I show my favorites bar? In the top right corner I see the three dots I clicked there then searched all around in the settings but don't seem to see a ...
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browser returning local computer with 404

(I've phrased the question as best I can - I fear its still not good) I'm using Windows Server 2012, and being new to network management I can't work out what I've done wrong. The symptoms of my ...
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Clicking the Internet Explorer icon opens Google Chrome instead

Whenever I click on the Internet Explorer icon, it opens the Google Chrome web browser instead. However, if I right-click the Internet Explorer icon and select "Open New Tab", it will open Internet ...
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Prevent Javascript from manipulating browser history

I noticed that some sites manipulate the browser history using javascript. This sometimes leads to some annoying things like prevents you from using 'back' to return to a previous site. Or dangerous ...
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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 save a bookmark in multiple folders in an internet browser?

I have a bookmark in Chrome browser and I'd like to put the same bookmark in multiple folders. How can I achieve this?
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Where does Opera store the download history?

I'm using the Opera browser in conjunction with a batch file. From time to time I want to clear the download history on the browser, and want to do it from command prompt. I've read the ...
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Customise Internet Browser path in Lotus Notes

Using Lotus Notes 8.5.2. If I select Office in the lower right status bar (this might be Online if you are working from home) then Edit Current... several useful options can be configured. ...
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How is Avast auto-inserting a signature into my browser based email?

I recently upgraded Avast and I just noticed it is inserting signatures into my webmail. i.e. in a browser, i type an email, see my regular signature, but when the email goes out, it appends it's own ...
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Use Firefox (or other browser) as a Proxy

I want to have multiple people pass requests though the same Firefox instance. This is not to be confused with configuring a browser to use a proxy. To be clear here are two possible solutions I'm ...
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Disable auto-refresh tabs in Chrome Desktop

Since a recent update in Chrome (Windows, desktop) if I change to some tabs, which haven't been opened for a longer time, Chrome automatically performs a refresh on the page. It only happens, when the ...
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How to listen to a hyperlinked sound sample without visiting a new page?

Wikipedia pages (for example) often include hyperlinks 1 to sound samples, indicated by a small loudspeaker icon ( ). Usually, next to the icon, there's a hyperlink pointing to a sound file. For ...
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Is there a way to watch cookies and their values live?

In chrome you can type in chrome://settings/cookies and see a searchable list of all set cookies in the browser. What I'm looking for is more like a log that I could tail and watch cookies being ...
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Do web browsers cache pages and only request if updated? Can they? Why/why not?

I'm just wondering if my web browser ever downloads the same page twice. I speculate that in the future, web pages will merge with applications to the point were downloading a webpage is akin to ...
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Debug website from PC - Problems with Samsung devices

some users of our website are experiencing some problems with the layout of our website. Users affected have: Samsung S5, Samsung ACE 4 and Samsung Grand Neo. They all use the default android browser. ...
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GNU Icecat source code. Where to find a specific line?

I've been using GNU Icecat Browser (libre Firefox version made by Gnuzilla) for some weeks. I've been diving through its menus and I found an error: When I get into the 'Customize Mode' (the one that ...
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“Connection was reset” after submitting some login forms in all browsers

Recently I have a problem in all browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer) when I try to login in some websites, it seems posting comments in some other websites including this website also has ...
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How to run Android apps on PC through Google Chrome?

There are many way to run an android application on pc (e.g : genymotion , by installing android through virtual machine).But my question look different: Is that possible to run Android apps using my ...
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Drop down is not showing during screen recording

I am using <select><\select> to build a drop down in my webpage, it is working fine but when I tried to capture it using a screen recording software (I have tried the native window10 ...
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Browser crashing when trying to save anything

I am using Windows 8.1. Every time I try to save a thing in Chrome or Firefox, just after a Operating System boot, the browser crashes and freezes. This also happens with the Windows Snipping Tool. I ...
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How do I change the font of the text under Google's search results?

In Firefox, I don't have this issue. I think I may have accidentally changed the font size some how, but I went through Chrome's settings and while there is a way to change the standard font, there is ...
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Does the operation system interfere with browser rendering?

This might sound silly and really common. I'm trying to convince my boss that if I use Google Chrome on Windows, it won't look the same as it does running on OSX or a Linux distribution. Does the ...
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How to hide all toolbars in Google Chrome without going full screen?

I would like to hide everything except the webpage content in Google Chrome. This means I want to hide tabs, omnibar, bookmarks bar and so on. I've found out that the Presentation Mode is quite nice ...
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Change background color of my favourite site [duplicate]

Is there any way to change background color of my favourite site (like MSDN for example)? The reason I ask is that my eyes really don't like white.. Any scripting/CSS trick.. I'm not a FireFox user ...
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Can I have different sessions with different servers for the same service?

As already known that one domain can have multiple IPs with multiple servers. So if I open for example my Yahoo account, then I'll have a session with one of Yahoo servers. My question: if like after ...