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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Remove auto-complete field entries in Google Chrome

Is there a way to stop the gmail address field (on the login page) from displaying all the gmail addresses that you have ever typed in it? When logging in with Google Chrome or trying to set up a ...
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Word won't paste images from web?

I had to rub my eyes. But Word will not accept copy pasted images from the web. I've scoured the internet and done everything here: http://wordfaqs.mvps.org/InvisibleGraphics.htm Naturally nothing ...
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Random redirection to adult sites of mobile.juicyads.com

Since two days ago, almost all of my clicks open new tab and redirect to this Adult-only URL: mobile.juicyads.com/service_redirect.php?p=64686&s=124309&u=http://www.google.com Parameters p ...
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How to import bookmarks into Edge browser in Windows 10

I have just witnessed two non-techy users' first time in Windows 10. The first thing both of them said when opening the new Edge browser for the first time was "Where are my favourites (favorites for ...
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Why might a browser sometimes ask for confirmation when going to an HTTPS page?

When I click on a link to an HTTPS link, the browser will sometimes ask for confirmation or channel me though a form before it will allow me to se the page. Why would it do this? (This question ...
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How can I disable arrow key hijacking on websites?

Sort of like preventing websites from disabling your ability to right click. Some websites hijack the up and down arrows on the keyboard and give them a different function than what they normally do ...
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Why do webpages sometimes appear as plain HTML before a refresh

this has started happening quite frequently since a week or so. It is far from a major problem, but more of a annoyance. Sometime, when I go on a webpage, the page seems to load as plain HTML. Then, ...
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Windows 10 - Microsoft Edge missing in start menu and pins

Ok. I have just upgraded to windows 10 and had to switch to a Microsoft account while setting up Cortana. Along the process, it asks me to sign out and sign back in, which I do. Then after signing ...
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How to use Microsoft Edge in mac

As you may know Microsoft announced a new web browser in Windows 10 named Edge. While there is no download option for mac (like internet explorer 5+), how can i use it and test my websites with it? ...
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Is there a way to disable custom webkit scrollbars?

Is there an extension, custom user stylesheet, etc. that will disable or revert the customization of scrollbars in Webkit based browsers like Google Chrome? I like the plain, native scrollbars but I ...
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Your-Home-Page.net on Opera?

Long story short, the link (provided below) was somehow set to open (alongside my homepage) every time I open Opera, and I can not figure out how to stop it from happening nor when it began. I have ...
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What is the Default Browser of Client's computer in windows?

Is there a way to find what is the default browser on a client's windows machine? Is there a registry key or some other property that can help to find what is their default browser?
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How to get WYSIWYP (print what you see) in a web browser?

When I print a web page from my browser, I expect to get on paper exactly the content I'm seeing in the browser. To be precise: I expect the browser to render the same page contents the same way, ...
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Can from OS the user agent be edited which will be read from the browser?

Can from OS the user agent be edited which will be read from the browser? I need this to work to share data between desktop app and browser.The desktop app would add a key in UserAgent , and browser ...
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Mac unable to browse to any websites hosted at a single IP

I am unable to browse to any websites that are hosted on a single IP address - a reseller web hosting account that I manage, with a number of websites on it. This occurs in all browsers. Other ...
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How can I enable WebGL in my browser?

I'd like to be able to use WebGL-based sites like Shadertoy, WebGL Earth, etc, but those sites tell me that WebGL is disabled in my browser. How can I enable it?
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Why would my computer suddenly refuse to open one particular website?

I've had this happen once before recently on a different site, and I don't know what I did to fix it. Now my computer will not open any page on stackoverflow.com. When I try, I get the error message: ...
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I am using Windows 8.1. and I am not able to open Google through Firefox browser

I am using Windows 8.1 and I am using Chrome and Firefox. Today I tried open www.google.com in FireFox and got an "Untrusted website" error. The error which I am getting is www.google.co.in uses ...
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Google account password recovery doesn't work in Mozilla Firefox v39.0 [closed]

I tried a lot changing the password using the Google Account recovery but it simple refreshes the page every time I select the I don't know my password and enter the Email-ID.When the same thing I ...
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How to track url redirects in the browser?

When I type http://example.com/load/ in my browser and press ENTER, this website redirects me to http://example.com/load/1/, from there to http://example.com/load/2/ and then I finally landed on ...
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It it possible for a MitM attacker to know when a browser has gone into incognito mode?

This may be better suited to security, but since it's about a specific feature of software, I thought I'd ask here. Lets say that I am viewing a website, and I open a tab in incognito mode (unless ...
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Windows Server 2012 Missing Internet Explorer Maintenance in Group Policy [migrated]

I'm trying to set Internet Explorer as the default browser for all users on a clients terminal server. I was trying to do it following this guide however I couldn't get passed step 4 Right-click ...
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Google Chrome in Mac OS X - How to open link in Chrome when it's not the default browser?

In Google Chrome in Mac OS X, is it possible to keep Safari as default browser but have an easy way to open a chosen link in Chrome other than dropping the link on the Chrome icon? Maybe something ...
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Convert javascript links in websites to regular HTML links?

Some websites like to use javascript links instead of regular HTML links, making it impossible to open such links in new browser tabs, for example "javascript:OpenLink(908)", instead of ...
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All browsers crash when file uploading or downloading dialog opens up

I pretty much summarized the problem in the title. I tried to get some solutions. All I found was check if the Chrome has any concurrent or erroneous applications installed on my computer that ...
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Chrome adds weird HTTPS:1 header to all requests

I've been getting a lot of weird errors on websites that relate to HTTPS. These sites works great in FF and IE, but fail to load in Chrome. It appears that though I'm requesting an unsecured URL ...
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how to open closed window in chrome

I have opened two windows in chrome browser, in each window there are multiple pages . the first window is the most important for me, the second window is for search tabs. my problem is that I ...
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Can I set a different preferred language per site?

Is there a way to change the preferred language in the browser (Firefox and/or Chrome) based on the visited site? Most of the time I want websites to be displayed in English, but when I visit a ...
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Force-refreshing only JavaScript files in Firefox and Chrome

I want to clear only JavaScript files from my web browsers (Firefox and Chrome). I am doing JavaScript debugging, and it's annoying that my JS just won't get updated whenever I change my JS files. The ...
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Select a Remote File to Upload in Browser

I want to upload a file from to a server using file selection on browser (chrome). The thing is the file does not presents in my computer and it is on the web. Is there any way to select a file with ...
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Open H and C files as text files in browser?

I'm using Firefox. When I come across a source file I want to examine, Firefox performs a download of the file. Then I have to wait 5 or 10 seconds for Xcode to spin up. For example, genks.c. I'd ...
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Programs open IE, despite Chrome being default browser

I have Google Chrome set as the default browser on my computer, but some programs are still opening Internet Explorer windows. Why is this, and is there anything I can do to fix it? I am using Chrome ...
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How can I delete cookies for a specific site in chrome in android [migrated]

I can see 'Settings' -> 'Privacy' -> 'CLEAR BROWSING DATA', but that will clear by browsing info for all sites. I can also see under 'Settings' -> 'Site settings', there is an option to select 'All ...
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When a subdomain considers me logged out while I'm logged into the main site, why does clicking a login link instantly log me in? [closed]

Like if I'm logged out on battlelog.battlefield.com, but logged in on origin.com, as soon as I click LOG IN, it instantly performs the login without me having to enter my username or password. What ...
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How to disable automatic updates in Opera?

some features in opera 25 are changes, with old documentations. I want to disable Opera auto update. For this I read this opera webpage however there is no more "preferences" in opera menu. so how ...
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I can't access any Microsoft website. Other sites work fine

I have tried all the Microsoft websites - microsoft.com, windows.com, live.com, even bing.com won't open. All other websites are opening. What is the problem? Google Chrome just gives the error that ...
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As a user, how can I open a site in a popup window without toolbars?

Long story short there are webpages and videos I want to display on my secondary monitor while browsing on my main monitor. All of my toolbars and tabs make the browser rather bulky, and I'd like to ...
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How Mozilla blocked the Flash by default without updating the browser? [closed]

Earlier this week Mozilla's support team has made the decision to block all versions of Flash Player from Firefox until Adobe releases a patch. Before Tuesday (2015-07-14) Flash was working fine, ...
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Websites not loading correctly since Windows 8.1 upgrade

I finally upgraded my work PC to Window's 8.1 Pro on Monday (from 8 Pro), but since then I have been having problems with websites not loading correctly. This issue is occurring in both Firefox 27.0.1 ...
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best practice procedure for browser use on unsecured WiFi

At this posted question is the advice you need to always check that the SSL connection shows up green in your address bar and/or manually double-check that the certificate is valid when using ...
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Page keeps loading even after I click “Stop” button - Chrome

I randomly notice some pages keep loading even after I click "Stop" button. Loading animation doesn't stop either. Here is a page I've noticed this most recently. This is an issue because I've time ...
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How can I disable HTML5 content in popular browsers like Firefox and Chrome?

The bad thing about Flash video was that it required a third-party plugin to play the content. The good thing was I could select which content to play; using the click-to-play feature in Firefox and ...
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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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I have to refresh browser all the time to view a webpage, and sometimes only text appears instead

I have to refresh my browser all the time. Browser doesn't matter, this happens in all browsers. The problem is when I enter a URL, sometimes the page loads fine, but most times the page won't load ...
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How do I share/screencast a browser window when offline?

The question might sound dumb, but here is the use case... I want to give a presentation In a room without a projector. The room has no wi-fi or internet connection, but my laptop can create an ad ...
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Opera doesn't let me change default browser for html pages

Basically, title says it all. I have to move from Opera browser to Mozilla Firefox, but I'm unable to switch default application for html and htm pages. When I do this from standard file dialog, the ...
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Enable silverlight on the site

I was working with regexp on the site that works on silverlight. When I finished and wanted to copy final regexp, system asked me if I want to allow this app to write in my buffer. I automaticly ...
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Slow-down of Web Applications due to Windows DPI Scaling?

I have increased DPI scaling from 100% to 125% to improve display readability. The result looks quite pleasant on my 24" screen (resolution 1920 x 1200). Now, a colleague warns me that certain web ...
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The full web browsing history of my home computer has fully got synced into my office computer web browser [duplicate]

I use Google chrome at my office and at my home. Today I discovered that all the websites I did brows yesterday at home, all of the histories are present at my office computer's Google chrome browser. ...
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No internet connection with browsers on OS X 10.9

Unable to browse Internet on Mac OS X My Problem is very similar to the one linked above; I can't reach websites using browsers, everything else like terminal stuff (ping...), Mail, Skype, OS X ...