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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Cannot connect to the Internet through proxy server in Windows system

My Windows 8.1 system has recently been experiencing problems with proxy in such a way that I cannot use any proxy server software e.g. Freegate, Psiphon3, etc. I run the proxy, open up a browser and ...
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Opera waits indefinitely for certain pages

I have a very strange problem, that from time to time Opera stops opening certain pages. It hangs forever on "Waiting for XXX..." message. The strangest part is, that sometimes problem covers not only ...
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Specific website won't load

I have an 32bit Windows 7 Enterprise machine running the latest versions of Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and Java. All Windows updates has been installed as well. When trying to open a specific website ...
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Invert web page colours in Opera

I want to have inverted colours in Opera (including pictures) for browsing web content. How can I achieve that? I found in How to invert web pages colour scheme in Firefox? another that one should ...
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Google's Chrome addons are not showing

I have a few chrome adds installed and I am able to view them when I go to chrome://extensions. I have a total of 7 active add-ons, in my browser next to the address bar, I am able to see 3. The four ...
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Why Do Some Desktop Websites Turn Into Mobile-Mode On Certain Zoom In Percent?

For example, when I go to this website on my desktop and zoom in to 300% the website appears to turn into mobile-mode. A menu button appears around 300% zoom (Google Chrome with a 1920 x 1080 screen ...
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Is there any shortcut key for opening browser in windows 8.1?

My problem is on how to open the browser in windows 8.1 using shortcut keys. But I searched in google but it not give any correct results.
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Open a webpage when closing a browser

My company has started using an online attendance system. We are supposed to sign-in manually when we come in the office AND signout while leaving. I have set it as my homepage so that I don't forget ...
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Drop-down menus on websites won't stay open — Chrome & Firefox — Windows 10

In a nutshell, the problem is that when I go to a drop-down on a web site (e.g., Amazon's drop-down on the left side of the search box, or eBay's "All Categories" drop-down on the right of its search ...
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Moving extensions form opera next to stable version

I was using beta version of Opera as a main web browser for about year, but lately it started to use full of CPU without any reason, so I want to move to stable version but, I have a lot of ...
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how does facebook authentication work?

I use Linux and Google chrome as browsers. I know that cookies are stored /home/gio/.config/google-chrome/Default/Cookies but deleting this file and restarting browser doesn't do anything. When I ...
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I delete cookies file in chrome but i'm still logged in after i restart chrome

Title says pretty much everything. I'm using linux and google chrome as browser. I know that cookeis are stored at /home/my_name/.config/google-chrome/Default/Cookies. I deleted this file but it seems ...
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Possible to set homepage for Firefox Private window?

Is it possible to set a default homepage for the Firefox private browsing window so that I don't have to see the default Private window page as attached.
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firefox doesn't open google or gmail

Recently I have encountered problems with firefox opening google and gmail. Since firefox is one of my favorite browsers I'd like to fix it. It was working quite well till yesterday. I managed to ...
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Changing CPU architecture in build.prop won't effect browser

Web pages using NavigatorObject can query my platform and see that it is armv7l. for testing reasons i need impersonate i686 CPU. when i edit ro.product.cpu.abi at system/build.prop it doesn't change ...
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Install raspbian epiphany on regular distro, e.g. ubuntu, archlinux, etc

About a year ago, the Raspberry PI switched to a custom version of Epiphany for better performance. I have a crappy x86 computer running archlinux that could really benefit from a web browser as ...
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Why can a website crash the whole browser? (Firefox)

What is wrong with Firefox that a simple website can crash it completely? But not only that.. it feels like every tab runs on the same thread and when one tab does something really heavy all the other ...
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Is there a way to give focus to browser search result?

It is well known that one can use Ctrl+F to find textual content in the webpage, but after I found what I need, is there a way to give focus to the search result, so that if the result is a link or a ...
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When Firefox drops Java applet support, how will I run old Java applets?

Java applets are soon to be killed off forever. I understand why we shouldn't make new ones. But what will happen to old ones? There are still Java applets that people may use, and there's no ...
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Web browser error: No common encryption algorithm(s)

When connecting to a bank site from my Debian (stretch/testing) PC with a recent (38.2.1) version of Firefox, I get the error: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection ...
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How to make copying command from website to terminal secure?

Today I found intriguing example website-terminal-copy-paste. For example you may need to clone git repository. In webpage it looks like: git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/utils/kup/kup.git ...
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Why are Web browsers sticking to 32-bit?

64-bit architectures are out for quite a long time now and most software applications have made the move already but Web browsers are staying behind. Within the major competitors, Microsoft is the ...
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Is it possible to move multiple tabs to a new window in Opera?

Is it possible to select multiple tabs from one window in Opera and then move them to another/new window in one go - that is, without moving each tab individually? I'm not bothered if the ...
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Can Microsoft Edge be launched in “Private Mode” through cmd?

Can Microsoft-Edge be launched in "Private Mode" through the command line? I'm using this shell command to launch it with a specific URL: start microsoft-edge:www.google.com Is there some kind of ...
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Weird redirect through zeroredirect1

When I go to black-face.com (for a school assignment) it has been redirecting me to zeroredirect1 (dot) com. However it seems to only happen on some devices. On some computers it happens on other ...
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Weird redirects

We are getting a weird redirct from black-face.com (which I needed for a school assignment) to some other pages always flashing through zeroredirct1 (dot) com. On other computers, it happens for other ...
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Install browser on Fully Automated Nagios

After installing and using Fully Automated Nagios I am wondering how to install a browser. Right now I only have access to cli. Fully automated nagios is build on centos, but doesn't have the gui ...
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Selecting layers to view on PDF viewing program

I have a PDF file, and whenever I open it in adobe on my computer, I can select the layers I want to view. But when I view it in a web browser, the layer dialogue box doesn't appear so cannot select ...
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Default browser on window

I have a question about the default browser on Window OS. When I uninstall the current default browser, after that what is the default browser on window if I don't make default browser for other ...
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Disabling or Blocking access to Chrome's Task Manager

Using a Chromebook. Stable channel. After spending too much on distractive websites and loosing my focus on work... I would like to know a way do disable or block access to the Chrome browser's task ...
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Open a new opera window from the command line in linux?

My opera version is 33.0.1990.43 running on ubuntu. I would like to open a new opera window through the command line (which is executed via a keyboard shortcut). I have tried to run different ...
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Is the countdown timer browser dependent?

I have used a jQuery countdown timer in a website. But what I observed is that, it shows different time on different browsers, like the timer shown on chrome/ firefox differs with that shown on IE. ...
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Is it possible to tell which files are being played by the sound driver - Windows 7?

There is some music or sound effect in certain website that I'm really interested to get a copy from for my own purposes. My first attempt is to check out the html code, maybe I'm lucky and the audio ...
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Pictures and Menus aren't loading correctly on certain CNN pages, ABC

Loading content from CNN on my windows 7 computer, and the images/menus on some webpages do not appear correct. (e.g., CNN and ABC page) Other pages seem fine (e.g., CNN homepage) I'm running an ...
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OSX 10.8 trying to browse website hosted on remote machine connected by VPN

I have a development version of my website my.sandbox running on my work computer. (Ubuntu). I have a VPN connection from my home computer (OSX 10.8) to my work computer which works successfully. I ...
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Make google chrome bookmark to a button on a page

There is a webpage that I frequently use at work, where I go to the page and then click on a button on the page. What I would like is to have a bookmark which takes me directly to the destination of ...
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How do I stream flash video on desktop website like on mobile site?

In a bout of irony, 10 years later it seems that now videos on most websites are now easier to stream on mobile. // Background: My workplace has (rightly so) disabled flash on our computers due to ...
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“iCloud vs Browser” which is a better place to keep your passwords [closed]

Using a MAC, with iCloud enabled for storing your password allows you to store your passwords on your iCloud account which is accessible across all registered devices that are linked with same iCloud ...
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Hyperlinks not working unless browser is already open

I am using Internet Explorer 11 on a HP Ultrabook laptop (with multiple monitors) running Windows 8.1. Whenever I click on a hyperlink in an email or reference document, it does not open an Internet ...
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Unwanted red border in Google Chrome 46.0.2490.80 (64-bit) around <table> code

Some days before I noticed red border on any site on the web in different places. I suppose it appears around <table> content. For example look at attached screenshot of this site's bottom. How ...
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NPAPI Alternative for Legacy Sites?

So, Firefox has announced to drop NPAPI support at end of 2016. What would be an alternative for legacy sites? For example, Google Chrome introduced Chrome Legacy Browser Support (Chrome LBS), that ...
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Outlook 2013 Use non-default browser to open links

There are some old questions regarding this, but they don't (or may) pertain to Outlook 2013. Is there any functionality to specify which browser Outlook 2013 uses to open links? I use Chrome for ...
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Google Chrome inactivity redirect

I have chrome opening in kiosk mode - I added the --kiosk flag to the chrome shortcut which works as expected. We would now like to have the browser re-direct to www.MyDomain.com after x minutes of ...
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Chrome not blocking explicitly listed cookie from google

For some reason, when I blacklist [*.]google.com in my Cookies exceptions, I still get a cookie from www.google.com in every session! Here is is the relevant entry in the exceptions screen: And ...
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Google search results look different, unable to access Bing.com. All browsers

I'm running Windows 10 Pro X64. This problem is affecting Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and IE. First the Google.com issue. This is what it looks like. Google Results. Notice the GOOOOOGLE from the bottom ...
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McAfee found 2 viruses but could not fix automatic opening of unwanted firefox and chrome pages and javascript [duplicate]

Having downloaded and installed a sound recording software which contained viruses causing unwanted web pages and javascript panels to pop up, I thought I would get rid of the problem by installing ...
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Saving chrome address bar autocompletes

I am switching laptops soon and would like to backup my address bar's suggestions for websites. As in the autocomplete suggestions. Is this possible?
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Difference between SSL certificates showing with name in browser bar and without

I noticed Chrome shows the owner of a SSL-certificate only in some cases in the adressbar. What is the difference between these types of certificates. Here is an example: With company Without ...
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How to save a copy of this web page?

I'd like to save a copy of this page offline so that I can grep through it: http://forum.devmaster.net/t/advanced-rasterization/6145 But I'm unable to download a copy of this page with wget, saving ...
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How can I change the default browser in Notepad++ v6.8.3?

I'm on Windows 10 and I want to be able to change the browser that opens links in Notepad++. The marked answer in Open http:// links from Notepad++ to default web browser doesn't work on Notepad++ ...