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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Where can I download the offline installer of Google chrome?

Where can I download the offline installer of Google chrome?
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Preventing the installation of Chrome Addons

Every time I visit home (only twice a year), I find my younger (teenaged) sister, has managed to give her computer a "virus". Almost inevitably this isn't true virus, but is a malicious browser ...
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Full text Search of browser history, through the browser

Is there a browser that supports searching through the full text of the history pages' content ? Chrome and Firefox supports only searching the titles and URLs (with their omnibars). I'm aware that ...
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How force Chrome to use google.com search engine without https

Chrome's default search engine is https://www.google.com. How we can force chrome to use http://www.google.com without https? I need a solution that allows proxies to rewrite my URLs, but https ...
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Is there a way to cause chrome/ie/firefox to reload the local “hosts” file without restarting the app?

In my occupation as a sysadmin, I often find times where I need to "game the system" by editing the host file. Doing so preempts any dns records for a domain name and allows me to make the ip ...
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Firefox is my default browser but I want links within Outlook email to open in IE?

My question is pretty self-explanatory. I prefer firefox, but my organization send out intranet links that simply work better in IE. Is there a way to do this?
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Where did about:blank get its name from?

All browsers I tested support about:blank as a URL for an empty page. I understand the blank, but where comes the about from?
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Some pages in Chrome always redirect to ransom page at http://system-check-fyeltkhn.in

This is so weird and random that I have a problem explaining it fully. Since yesterday, those behaviors started: Some pages in Chrome are be always redirected to: ...
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Do pressing “F5” and pressing “ENTER” when the focus is in the address bar have same effect?

Do these two things do the exact same thing?: Pressing the F5 key Clicking on the address bar (giving focus to it), then pressing ENTER key I am asking this because I'm experiencing that the first ...
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Any keyboard shortcut for “Back” in Chromium browser?

Is there a keyboard shortcut for "Back" in Chromium browser? I thought the Backspace key usually works, but it doesn't. On Ubuntu 11.10.
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Automatically clear cache of all major browsers installed

I would like a way to clear cache from all my locally installed browsers - quickly and easily. A simple utility that would ask "Clear all browser caches?" with Yes/No. Just the major browsers -IE, ...
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I'm using Firefox, configured to use a Squid proxy. Can the browser-proxy connection be HTTPS?

And what about Chrome, Opera, and Safari? (IE can go pound sand) Clarifying, I have the power to reconfigure Squid if necessary.
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How do I view all the files (including those in subdirectories) ordered by last modified date?

So I have a folder that has a lot of folders that have a lot of folders and so on. I made a bunch of edits to some files that are in many of these folders, but I have no idea what files they were. Is ...
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How do I have no default web browser, so the system asks what browser to use when I click on a link?

I use Internet Explorer for some things and Chrome for others. I'd like to have a choice when I click on a link of which browser to open the link in. Is this possible in Windows? I am currently ...
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Download videos from Delve Player

I am trying to download a video from this website. I am using Firefox and I have tried using many types of downloaders, but they only get the player and other shockwave components instead of the ...
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How to enter tab symbol into web form? [duplicate]

The TAB button usually moves focus. Is there a way to enter TAB symbols into text fields of opened web pages? For example here, on Stack Exchange? Is it possible to enter the symbol from keyboard?
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Lock/disable the zoom on Chrome Browser

Is there a way to disable/lock the mouse/touchpad zoom in the Chrome browser? I find myself accidentally triggering ctrl-wheel or touchpad-two-finger far more often than do intentionally. As an ...
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What is the advantage of a 64-bit browser on Mac?

With the advent of Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Apple's first 64-bit consumer OS, all the major web browsers (Safari, Firefox, and Chrome) have become 64-bit. What is the advantage of a 64-bit browser over ...
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Does the browser one uses increase their Internet speed?

Many people say that my Internet speed also depends on the browser that I'm using. Is this so? If yes, how does it increase the speed?
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Different cookie storages in one browser [closed]

Does anyone know of a browser which has unique cookie storage for each tab? Or maybe some plugin for popular browsers which will add this feature? I want to use different tabs to logon in one app as ...
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Left pane behavior of Windows Explorer in Windows 7

On Windows 7, when I use Windows Explorer (the "hard disk browser", not the website browser), I am constantly annoyed by a particular detail. I navigate to a directory in the left pane's tree ...
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Will IE, Firefox, and Chrome be unicode domain compatible

Since there will soon be Hebrew domain names, I'm wondering if the major browsers already have support for this built in, or whether we'll have to wait for a future release to visit our favorite ...
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Is there a universal keyboard shortcut to go to (focus) the first textbox in a web browser?

I'm pretty much using my browser every day and I would like to be able to be able to go to the first textbox on any website via a keyboard shortcut. Is this possible universally without plugins? If ...
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How can I figure out where this tracking stuff is coming from?

I noticed an SE page was communicating with a load of tracking sites, as in, a load. I did some experiments. I am using Chrome, latest, on Windows 7. I have been using Ghostery and adblock since ...
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How to have new Chrome bookmarks appear at the top of the list

I'm using Chrome. When adding a new bookmark to a folder (or to bookmarks bar), it should appear at the top of the list, not the bottom (because, being newer, it is more likely to be more relevant to ...
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Close all Chrome browser or Firefox browser instances at once

After a good session of web usage I often have 10 or more Chrome or Firefox instances open at once. Closing each browser is tedious. Is there an orderly way to shut down all browser instances at ...
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How do I eliminate unwanted redirects on a web page?

I have been accessing a particular web site over a period of months. Over the last two days, every time I try to access the site, I see the site page for less than a second, and then get redirected to ...
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How to open a C program file in browser window?

I am using Google Chrome, and I want to open .c and .cpp files as text in the browser itself. Is there any way to do that?
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Why does a webpage miss formatting sometimes?

Sometimes, a webpage gets loaded in the browser but it is not displayed properly. All the elements of the page are there, but they are not there where they should be. for example (A,B and C are three ...
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How to set default web browser per domain?

My default web browser is Opera. This is the desired behavior for general browsing. However, I would prefer that a URL in a domain opens in Internet Explorer where the content of that domain is more ...
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How to create keyboard shortcuts for URLs, with parameters added in?

As part of my job, I frequently have to visit several URLs that have the exact same address, except for one word. So for example, in one day, I'll visit the following sites over and over again: ...
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Unexplained systematic forwarding to spam (and search engines) in Firefox/Chrome

I have a nuts issue with Firefox. Each time I do a search on Google, then right-click a link to open it in a separate tab/window, Firefox stalls for a couple of seconds, then opens some ...
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Is there a way to disable a specific JS script from a specific website?

I want to disable a specific JS script from a specific website without disabling the javascript completely. Is there a way to do that ?
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Is there a way to “redirect” a click on a URL in a VirtualBox guest to open in the host OS browser?

I'm using VirtualBox OSE on Ubuntu 10.04. I have a Windows 7 guest VM which I use almost exclusively for MS Outlook to access my Exchange mailbox. If I click a URL in Outlook it obviously opens in IE ...
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How to copy text without copying unwanted text?

I am trying to copy text in general, but there's links to parts of the page right on the left side of it. Whenever I try to copy just the text, it will highlight every text character to the left side ...
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Webkit browsers inconsistently load webpage images/resources

I've been having this issue for quite some time, where websites viewed through webkit-based browsers inconsistently load images. By inconsistent, I mean that on one trial run, an image, or several ...
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Why is web text distorted?

On various websites text is distorted, this is happening in both Chrome and IE, but only to certain parts of text - the same page can show both normal and distorted text. See the two screen grabs ...
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Is there any Chrome extension, by which I would be alerted by auto highlight when my keyword is found on a page?

Is there any Chrome extension, by which I would be alerted by auto highlight when my keyword is found on a page? I do not want to use crtl+f every time.
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Specific browser for specific links

Does any one know how to open a specific browser for specific links? I have two links that I want to open in IE and others in Chrome. Is this even possible?
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is there a way to view Google Chrome browsing history past three months ago?

I'm trying to find a tutorial I found months ago but it looks like it's disappeared off the face of the planet. I thought I would have better luck looking through my Google Chrome browsing history but ...
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Disable work offline in Internet Explorer 8

I am using Windows 7, and IE8. Often, when I have IE8 open, and I resume the computer from sleep, I get the question about working offline - even if at that moment the wireless connection is ...
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Why do all web-based UI open in the default browser instead of inside the window? [closed]

Some Background All UIs that use HTML are displayed on the default browser instead of inside the window. I noticed this problem after trying to make a simple browser window and posted a question on ...
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Google chrome high hard disk usage

I'm on Windows 7 from boot to VHD. I got a lot of RAM and my pagefile is disabled. This OS can be up for days, even up to 3-4 weeks of working time without restart. I put it to sleep\suspend quite ...
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Tabs in Chrome Browser shrink too much

If I open up many tabs in Chrome, the Tabs start to shrink. This is usually a normal behavior if the tabs would use the whole availible space, BUT in my case the tabs shrink too much. They don't use ...
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Chrome not listed in default programs

After switching browsers from Firefox to Google Chrome I've tried all the solutions that I know of, going into the registry and manually changing the default program there, going into the control ...
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Can I disable infinite scroll for all sites?

I hate sites with infinite scrolling, mostly because they use up all my RAM. Is there any way to convince websites not to load this way? Maybe a browser extension that turns it back into separate ...
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Can too many websites open concurrently drain bandwidth

I have approximately anywhere between 80 - 100 tabs open at any given time. I do this because I have a lot of things to read, and often travel without having internet, so by using hibernate can often ...
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Trying to save a Flash video in my cache - where do temporary Flash files get stored with Firefox?

I am watching a video lecture which seems to be in Adobe Flash and I want to save it. I'm using Firefox to view this website. My about:cache result is below, if that helps. Memory cache device ...
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Am I safe from MS Advisory 2963983 by using a different application to host the MSIE rendering engine?

Microsoft Security Advisory 2963983 Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution Published: April 26, 2014 General Information Executive Summary Microsoft ...
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Google.com Certificate Revoked

A few days ago, I noticed some issue with my internet connection. Some pages weren't loading all the way, and some connections needed to be restarted several times before they would resolve. I assumed ...