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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Web pages taking very long time to load

About 50% of the time, webpages are taking a very long time to load in any browser on my desktop machine. In chrome, I eventually get the kill pages error. The other 50% of the time, they load very ...
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Chrome Browser in Android Emulator

I have to run a automate test on chrome browser in android emulator with Api level 19 and android version 4.4.2 to test by web application. I run the test with Appium. I could not find the ...
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How to track time spent waiting for webpages to load

I would like to track the amount of time I spend waiting for webpages to load in Firefox or Chrome(ium) in a given time period (1 day for example). I am NOT trying to optimize a single page or ...
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Which browser does “Pinterest 0” in W3Counter's browser marketshare stats refer to?

I keep an eye on W3Counter, which provides information about web browser usage. They also keep statistics of worldwide browser market share, showing the percentages of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc. ...
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Cross-Origin Resource Sharing issue

I would like some help in one CORS issue. I have one laptop that I use in home and at work, and right now when I use it at work I have some issues like this: Font from origin '.....' has been ...
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How can i launch Microsoft Edge in windows 10?

I can't seem to find Microsoft Edge anywhere. After the most recent update it has disappeared from my Taskbar, my Start Menu got completely wiped and it isn't there either. I tried to search for it ...
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Is it normal for Firefox to connect to yandex.ru when the default search engine is Google? [duplicate]

I'm using Firefox 43.0.3. Today, as I typed a search phrase in my address bar, I noticed (in the lower left corner of the application window), Looking up yandex.ru.... This got me concerned; I checked ...
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Switching webpages between black-on-white and white-on-black display mode

You know, at times when you look at the monitor at night in the dark room, white background on webpages really burns your eyes out. I need find out how to change the way webpages display text, ...
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I can't browse a specific website

When I try to browse this link in any computer on my network, I get a timeout error message from the browser. I've tested on a windows desktop, windows laptop and ubuntu laptop. All failed. I have a ...
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epic browser no more Proxy at the far right of the address bar?

In the introduction page shows the button will be at the right of the address bar, but after installing its version 40.0.2185.0, there is just a "star". this picture shows what the address bar should ...
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Strange Default Browser Issue

I have set my default browser to "firefox". However, I have one application that insists on opening Opera instead of the default browser no matter what I do. I have contacted the vendor concerning ...
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How can I make a specific bookmark from Desktop start in another browser but the standard one?

For specific url's I'm using Chromium browser. My default browser is Firefox and should remain so. But a few URL's I'd like to directly start in Chromium. How do I do that? I'm also using a Dock ...
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Browser freezes on websites when I use resource intensive applications

When I am using Chrome (Firefox exhibits same problem) and have Youtube or Reddit or Gmail open, it works fine. Then when I load Android Studio and start using emulators, my browser goes to crap! ...
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Cannot show Chinese on any Google Service in Chrome

I got some weird thing when using Chrome. I can visit any site, with Chinese letters like Facebook, but the browser cannot show Chinese in Google service, aka YouTube, Google Photos, etc.. It just ...
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Internet Explorer’s adress bar history list size

For some time I live with strange problem on my PC: when I type previously visited website address in address bar of Internet Explorer 11, I see only 3 alphabetically first results. Screenshot below: ...
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Black broken box kind of overlay on Google Chrome Icon on taskbar

Whats this? is it saying my chrome crashed or any security breach? Im worried, all my tabs are fully functional in it.
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Copy paste from spreadsheet to browser list

I have a browser based form like the one shown below. The Student No and Name of the Student fields are not editable. I need to key-in numbers to the Total field. The Student No field is numeric. ...
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I need an “insecure” browser [closed]

Quick Background: I work in a field where we often interface to many legacy applications/hardware with a built-in web interface. These are on closed networks only accessible through VPNs. Due to their ...
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Is it possible that a specific browser does not support some unicode?

I wrote a HTML5/CSS/JS application which displays some text in Droid Sans (loaded directly from Google at page load). When developing under Windows, unicode characters are displayed correctly in ...
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Download 4.1GB file stops at 101MB

I am trying to download file which is a little bit bigger than 4GB. I tried on Firefox and Chrome and it stops everytime at 101MB. I tried to use an app dedicated for downloading files, but Free ...
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OwnCloud 8: how to show raw text file in brownser instead of the download button?

The answer to my question has already been answered here by @ceremcem. However, in the meanwhile (the question is from 2014), OwnCloud has evolved and the URL structure has changed. According to my ...
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Impossible to surf on some web sites after some time

I am fighting with a difficult problem with my internet connection. When I am connected to internet, after some time (about half an hour), some sites suddenly are no longer accessible. But not all ...
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Load webpages in greyscale or sepia mode Automatically in Chrome

I have recently tried a new web browser Vivaldi beta version. It has an inbuilt feature that allows webpages to be loaded in greyscale or sepia mode. It is pretty handy for easy and less distracting ...
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LinkedIn shows “This webpage has a redirect loop” error

I’m on OS X, and no matter what browser I use (Firefox, Chrome, Canary, Safari, Opera), I always get the same error after I log into Linkedin.com (even when I browse in “Incognito Mode” and also blow ...
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Firefox 32bit vs 64bit Manual Update

So, as we know Firefox is available in 64bit version as well. I was wondering how manual update would work now (.mar file method). Is there a way determine progmatically or flag set by Firefox to ...
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How to know which cookies are associated to a specific website?

I am using Firefox, but it could apply to all desktop-based browser (similar but different I think to this one). I am having issues logging to a specific website. All things being equals, only by ...
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App launch browser to view local html file fails

We have an old Delphi app running on Windows server, using RemoteApp to deliver to users. The app is old, uses Windows VirtualStore due to it writing to program files directory. Works ok on current ...
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Acrobat reader DC wont fill fields from xfdf

The XFDF file is saved locally Inside the XFDF file there is an xml element pointing to a PDF hosted on a external web server The PDF file is on a web server that the user has access to (can load ...
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IE and Chrome are requesting that I allow ect.html.gz to be downloaded for some sites

IE and Chrome are requesting that I allow ect.html.gz to be downloaded for some sites. What is this file? Is it dangerous, or is this a malfunction of IE and Chrome? The problem does not occur with ...
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Steam client behaving differently when started using runas on Windows 7

I sometime use the Steam client, for Valve games, by logging into a particular unprivileged account, and at other times use it by starting it on that account using runas, while logged into a different ...
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How to add menu bar to Chrome

Is there any way to add menu bar in Google Chrome? I didn't find such an option in menu so perhaps it is available with some extention. The the bar that is on the top of the window which contains ...
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Find text in a webpage using address bar command?

Is it possible in some web browser / all web browsers to navigate to a URL and find the first occurrence of text on the corresponding web page with a single string input to the address bar? ...
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What browser extension will give me the details of “This server isn't redirecting properly”

The browser knows what two (or more) pages you are getting bounced between. What browser extensions are there which replace the non-useful error report screen with one which gives technical details ...
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Websites download unusual file in certain browsers

Working from OSX El Capitan 10.11.1, can't currently test this on a different OS. (Update: a friend checked on OSX 10.10.5 and everything seems fine there) Recently, some websites became inaccessible ...
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Firefox Version not update after MAR file update in Control Panel

I am using the follow steps to update Firefox using mar file. https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file It's updating Firefox as expected. Help > About Firefox also ...
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New windows opening

I have a very annoying issue with my computer. Ever since I installed the Free Windows 10 the problem seems to be since then. Every time I start my computer start my Google Chrome browser and try to ...
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Firefox MAR file location changed?

I have been using MAR files to automatically patch Firefox following the steps at https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file. However, the directory ...
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Why can't I visit a specific site?

For some reason I can't visit http://daringfireball.net and it's driving me crazy. On Chrome I get "This webpage is not available ERR_TIMED_OUT", on Safari I get "..the server where this page is ...
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Some sort of organizer for websites/articles I want to eventually read?

My current "system" is getting out of hand: I just open the tab and leave it there unitl I eventually stumble upon it again one day. Obviously, this results in tons of tabs being open. I suppose I ...
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Slow file upload on youtube (2-3 mbit) with Chrome versus 10-12 mbit in Firefox

Both browsers is last version. Speed data is from network meter gadget. Highest upload I saw on youtube is 27 mbit in chrome. But atm its just 2 mbits. When uploading simultaneously I get about 13 ...
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Video and audio gradually desyncs in browser

Edit: After a suggestion from Xen2050 I found out that it's probably because of my wireless headset. Now I only need to find out how to fix the problem. This is what happens with every video I watch: ...
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How to determine WHY cannot connect to a website

Sometimes when I try to go to a website on a Win 7 SP1 system, I get a "Server Not Found" error in Firefox and a "This page can't be displayed" error in Internet Explorer. When I test the site via a ...
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HTTPS what's going wrong with chrome?

I've an ASP.NET website. HTTPS works fine with all browsers (safari, firefox,ie,chromium...) except chrome... When I want to reach the website on HTTPS with chrome I have "This webpage is not ...
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ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR in Google Chrome

I've gone 2 days trying to figure this problem out myself before getting in touch with you guys about it. One computer on my network is getting the above error when trying to access a page on my CMS. ...
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How does one deal with an ever accumulating tab count? [closed]

I find that I open sites like Hacker News and click a bunch of links in new tabs but then I don't have time to read all of them at a time. These accumulate in a sort of reading debt. I don't want to ...
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How to refresh blank bookmark favicons in chrome

I encounter a problem which I saw blank favicons in my bookmarks. I use Windows 7, Version 46.0.2490.86 m. I searched for other question on this subject and tried their solutions without success.
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Disabling fancy animations for heavyweight websites

I am currently using a low end laptop with the Chrome browser and sometimes I stumble upon a heavyweight website that I want to visit. (for example: http://www.recalbox.com/). Chrome on my laptop ...
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How much does browser cache/cookies impact a websites ability to load?

There's a large retailer here in the UK that can never handle the amount of traffic it gets every time there's a sale. They told me to delete my cookies and browser history, but I wanted to know how ...
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Android Xamarin I want to open web-view with safari browser without installing safari to my phone

I want to open web-view with safari browser without installing safari to my phone(like we do in Web Application with dll files, without installing software we can use it ) Or If we can set safari as ...
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web browsers showing completely random images on web pages

A few months ago i started seeing some images on websites, which i almost daily visit, that seemed unusual with the rest of the content. This happened mostly when the page contained a handful of ...