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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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 ...
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Registry - Pass parameter to default browser

We have a default Firefox shortcut which gets started as [...]\Firefox.exe -profile [path-to-profile] When a user clicks a link (e.g. in Outlook) firefox opens but without the -profile addition. ...
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SSL self-signed certificate on client side

When I create a SSL self-signed certificate. If I don't add the .crt on the client side, the browser (Chrome/Firefox) seems to download implicitly the .crt. Is it possible to prevent this ? If I ...
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How do I enable GNOME keyring under alternative window managers?

I would like to save passwords in browsers such as Opera, but I would like to use it under WindowMaker or other WMs. I have noticed that under WindowMaker, my Opera passwords are not retrieved. How do ...
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Are different port numbers assigned for different tabs opened in a browser

I want to know if different port numbers are assigned to different tabs opened in a browser. Since on a network every tab inside a browser is running a different process,there must be some way to ...
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Why does my browser hang when I visit google.com:8000, but error at google.com:443?

I'm learning about ports and was mucking around. I found out that when I visit http://google.com:8000 (a port I chose at random), my browser times out after hanging for a while. But when I visit ...
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I find websites with white text on black background hard to read. What options do I have if they don't let me switch?

Some webmasters make their websites have white text on black background. I find this hard to read for longer than a short period of time. I get various visual anomalies and my eyes get watery. Ars ...
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Changing proxy from console

I have a little problem with proxy, I'm trying to change the address with reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" ^/v ProxyEnable /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f reg add ...
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Firefox redirection to dnssearch.com

My Environment OSX El Capitain FireFox 44.0.2 Service Provider : Time Warner Cable Issue only happens in Firefox, Safari and Chrome are okay Issue Summary Whenever i type incorrect web address like ...
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Is there a way to force Illustrator to open a downloaded SVG (rather than the browser)?

I have Illustrator set as the default for all SVGs but whenever I download an SVG, when I click on the download inside the browser, the browser opens the SVG in a new tab. So the only way to open the ...
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Why do some websites only display on a mobile phone, not a PC?

I used to be able to view websites like: http://blinx.wapka.me/index.xhtml and http://vendamp3.wapka.mobi/ on my computer screen. But in the past few months they only show up on my mobile ...
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Expanding the “other devices” history in Google Chrome

When I open the History in Chrome on my work computer after having spent the morning on my home computer, I'd expect to see a long list of recent tabs from the home machine as well. Instead, I see ...
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What browser to use on old dated Virtual Machine? [closed]

I have some business critical software on a VM. It is unsupported and expired in 2012. In order to use it, I have to maintain the date on the VM as year 2012. This presents an issue when I try to use ...
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download file directly from http server

I would like to download a large file(s) from a web server given x.x.x.x:80 Usually wget and/or curl would suffice but I do not have a directory/to/file.zip to download, all I have is an IP. Any ...
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Envelope / rectangle box with 'x' through it appears on various web pages in Chrome

This has been ongoing for months, and I've Googled and tried a ton of different things but cannot for the life of me figure it out. It ONLY happens in Chrome, so when it does happen I'll just switch ...
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Microsoft Edge Zoom Issue

I have a weird persistent issue with Edge browser. All websites load up super zoomed away and it is a default state, so reloading the page zooms back out. I cleared cache and cookies, but for no help. ...
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Problem with Firefox browser about user privacy

Every time I use my firefox browser to visit sites like this I end up with multi redirection popups on every single click. however, I solved the problem accidentally by visiting the previous site ...
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How can a website recognise a multiple account usage? [closed]

I would like to discuss which are all the possibilities for a browser game to detect whether a registered user has multiple accounts. With "multiple accounts" is named the practice of one single ...
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Override “focus” events in my browser?

Is there a tool that will allow me to prevent specific pages from refocusing my keyboard when I load them?
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Google Chrome will not launch (Windows 10)

I have a HP ENVY running Windows 10. For some reason, the PC is unable to launch Google Chrome. When I launch the Task Manager, I see multiple Google Chrome processes running, however there is no ...
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What is the difference between the Iceweasel versions?

I am a Xubuntu LTS user, considering using Debian Stable 64 bit in my next install. When I switch to Debian, I want to go with Iceweasel, as it is packaged with the Debian package manager. I plan ...
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I copied Chrome's, Opera's and Firefox' folders from my old computer onto my new. Is there a way to retrieve my tabs from them?

I am using Windows 10, and I copied all the mentioned browsers' installation folders from a computer that used to run on Windows 8.1. While there doesn't seem to be anything in Opera's folder, there ...