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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Create video from contents of webpage even if it's out of screen [duplicate]

I want to record the contents of a long webpage (even if it's out of my screen). Is there any tool to achieve that? If video recording is not posible, take screenshot would be sufficient. Any ...
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How to set a user as a default user in chrome/chromium browser when I have multiple sign ins?

Browsers chrome and chromium let more than one user sign in using their google accounts. How can one set a particular account as the default one?
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Can I set MS Edge as an alternate browser for a program that wants an .exe file?

I got a new laptop with Windows 10 about a month ago, and I installed Corel PaintShop Pro X6, which lists Internet Explorer as its default Internet browser. I added Google Chrome as an alternate ...
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How to enforce changing homepage of Internet Explorer?

So, my friend installed some super awesome free game which he totally enjoys playing. But when installing it, he checked "change my home page to superawesomegames.com" Now whenever he opens the IE, ...
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weird issue with graphics or browser?

I have an annoying issue I get this visual problem: My browser is Opera. I have tried changing refresh rate from 60 to 75 Hz but sometimes it doesn't improve. System props: system + NVIDIA ...
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Force Chromium browser to use multiple processes

Several people complained here about multiple Chromium browser processes, I seem to have opposite problem. I want (if I did not misunderstood something) to force Chromium to use separate process for ...
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Browser (any) on Windows 7 loads bad (localhost) https certificate

On Windows 7 in Chrome, but also in any other browser, for one particular (external) website a bad HTTPS certificate is loaded. When I open the certificate it says that Windows does not have enough ...
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Allow browser to use more cores

I wrote an algorithm with JavaScript. When I execute it in Google Chrome, it takes about 30min, which is quite long. When I open the task manager during the computation, I can see that Chrome takes ...
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How can I avoid a specific site been saved into cache?

How can I avoid a specific site been saved into cache memory, in Google Chrome or any other browser, in order to have it always "fresh" every time I reload the page? If it is OS related I would like ...
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How to retrieve a complete directory from a URL [duplicate]

Is there a method on Windows or Linux for downloading all files* within an online directory, specifically: http://download.opensuse.org/tumbleweed/ so I have a local repository I can work on? Any ...
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access cookies in google chrome

How can I access cookies my browser stored? I am using Chrome. This is the cookies panel in the Settings->Privacy->Content Settings->All cookies and site data. Is there a way to access ...
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Google instant search header gap issue

I'm having this weird problem with Google these days. When I search a term/phrase in instant search, there appears a white gap between the search box and the results section. I'm upset with this as ...
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crystal report pdf preview font family is different

I need help. I am generating PDF from crystal report. Crystal report preview is same everywhere (font family is "Arila Narrow") but pdf preview font family is different in different browsers. Chrome ...
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Different upload speed on youtube in different browsers

So I upload a lot of heavy videos on youtube and upload speed is kinda important for me. My speed is 100 mbits and upload supposed to be 80 to nearby places. Speedtest to san jose shows 22 mbit upload ...
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All browsers do not see Java JRE at Windows 8.1

I am unable to run any Java applet in all browsers. Internet pages containing applets (or like that) says like "JRE is not installed on your machine. Install JRE and retry" or they just shows nothing. ...
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How to convert a webpage to PDF with preserving its look (exactly as on web browser) and text/links?

I'm looking for a way to convert a webpage to PDF, but preserving the webpage's look. Also preserving webpage's text (being selectable), searchable [Generating image screenshot for the webpage would ...
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How to import from uTorrent to Torch Browser

How do I import the current active downloads and uploads in uTorrent to Torch browser? Clicking "Add Torrent" in the Torch torrent tab and choosing a .torrent file in my hard disk sets out to ...
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Batch File to Set Default Programs Without Administrator Rights

UPDATE 7/15/2016: A couple days ago, all the Group Policies pertaining to our OU stopped applying - meaning that there are no more restrictions. I now have full Command Line and Registry access which ...
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Is there any way of changing a url before opening?

I'm searching for some sort of configuration/plugin/program that verifies if a link starts with: https://developer.mozilla.org/pt-BR and if yes, change it to: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US ...
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Midori automatically closes

I use Midori a lot, but I have one big problem with it: It won't stop automatically closing! When I'm in the middle of a YouTube video, Midori just closes itself and I have to start over! Is there a ...
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How to skip the prompt of selecting a camera in any browser in mac?

I'm having trouble with an upcoming event. Situation is this: I have a Macbook, connected to an external display, with a functionality that will allow attendees at the event, to interact with a ...
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replace Ctrl+S for saving with a single key or macro

In firefox I use Ctrl+S for saving pages, but is possibile to replace this combination with a single key (only Ctrl) or other combination pressing double times zero 00 ?
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Context menu start in Private Browser

Is there any way to start a browser (i.e: firefox, chrome, opera, etc) in private/incognito mode without having to open the browser? There are methods that exist to configure the browser to start in ...
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Track all browsing data [closed]

I want to track all browsing data regardless of which of several web-browser applications (Chrome, Firefox, Opera) is used. Example URL_Name No_of_Vists DurationTime Timestamp Youtube ...
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What would make ALL my browsers refuse to stay logged in sites?

Basically, I can't stay logged in anymore in multiple different websites, this affects Internet Explorer (dunno what one, came with this Win 8), Chrome (current stable) and Palemoon (current stable). ...
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How do I modify the menubar in FireFox to display full page/tab title?

With FF 45.01 and previous versions for some time the page title is not displayed alongside of the menu bar, nor as part of it in Windows 10 and 8.1. Exists the option to change the value, browser....
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How can I locate my Internet browsing history?

I need to look back at the HISTORY of what I have looked at over the last few days, but try as I might, I can't find how I access the HISTORY. I am forgetful and just wasted hours trying to find a ...
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Is there a difference between a name server lookup and a domain name lookup?

I have seen both terms being used and I am not sure if there is a difference between them.
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Why Selenium IDE does not work here?

I would be glad if you prove me wrong but apparently Selenium IDE is fairly unreliable. For example, the last command in the following script does not have any effect inside the script but if I double ...
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Browsers freezing, crashing, bugging

I am running Windows 8.1 with the latest drivers installed and everything working just fine on my system, except for one thing: browsers. I tried many different browsers and all seem to have their own ...
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How can I launch FireFox with no window frame or tabs / address bar?

I am looking for a way to launch Firefox from a script or command line without any window frame, address bar, or tabs. I'd like to be able to launch this at a given window size and position on screen. ...
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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, ...