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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What could cause my browserS to keep crashing?

The situation: Windows 7 ultimate on standard box 4 GB RAM. The problem: IE 8 kept on crashing. Tried upgrading to IE 9 - no better. Then I thought I will have to kick IE into touch and go with ...
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Chrome max connections only allows 1 file to load at a time, how to increase?

on some sites in chrome, for example loading direct video files from a server only allows 1 current stream to play in browser until the next will load. If i have a server with 2 direct video files, ...
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How to refresh bookmark favicons in chrome

I updated favicons for a bunch of my websites. Refreshing the website does indeed show the updated favicon in the browser tab, however the bookmarks for those websites still have the old favicon. ...
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How to Override Web Browser “Keyboard shortcut Ctrl-A is disabled”

Is there a way to override a web browser preventing me from using Ctrl-A to select all text in an editable input text box? It is just annoying given that I need to select all the text so I can delete ...
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VIM like modes inside browser text field [on hold]

Looking for a browser plugin that will add vim like editing to text boxes like the one I'm currently typing to you in. Safari, Firefox or chrome are all options for me. Thanks!
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Make chrome webpages available offline

I'm travelling today and want to do some work on the plane/train etc. I won't have access to the internet but there's a few web pages I'd like to have available for reference. Is there anyway to ...
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How can I stop my browser from opening up itself and loading a page when internet is connected?

When I connect to the internet through a dongle (ISP: Tata Photon+/Tata Indicom) it opens up my default browser (google chrome) and logs on to the homepage of my ISP which is integrated by Yahoo!. I ...
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Use Firefox to open an external program and pass the URL as a parameter, ie click to stream with MPC

I'm looking for an add-on or another way to have Firefox (or Chrome or anything else really) open an external program when clicking on certain links and send the URL I clicked to that program. I know ...
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Firefox places.sqlite does not contain history

I'm trying to get the browser history programmatically. Here's what I've done (in python, using sqlite3): connection = ...
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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 show Matlab local documentation in system browser when pressing F1?

I'm using Windows7 and Matlab R2013a on my PC. I find it impossible to copy/paste in Matlab's window help or help browser: so I click Get Page Address and copy the command: web([docroot ...
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“Shift+R improves the quality of this image. Shift+A improves the quality of all images on this page.”

When surfing and hovering over any image on a page I get a box: "Shift+R improves the quality of this image. Shift+A improves the quality of all images on this page." This happens on every image on ...
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Opera Turbo and proxy

Opera Turbo There, they says: How does it work? When you enable Opera Turbo, the pages you request are passed through one of Opera's data-saving servers. The server removes any extraneous ...
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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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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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Website forcing mobile interface on Desktop browser

#0: The website in the title is MakeMyTrip. One month ago, I booked my ticket for a journey through this website. I used my Firefox 36.0 (Linux) to do such. The user-agent wasn't tweaked either. The ...
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How can I do a zoom with the browser via the keyboard and without a scrollwheel?

I have a notebook without a scoll wheel. What is the keyboard command for zooming in the browser? I wanto be able to zoom to 100% on a page that is blown up to 150%.
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stop ie from closing when draging out a shortcut

I mostly use Firefox but at work all their stuff is setup to use IE and I can't change that. so I'm stuck with using IE and I've noticed one uber annoying thing it does. so I've got several tabs open ...
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Google chrome is reading characters backwards

Google Chrome is my favorite browser, and I can't imagine going on without it. Suddenly (without closing and re-opening) the browser; chrome has been reading characters upside down, very weird: ...
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Google search results - getting actual links

Whenever I do a Google search, if I right click - copy URL, it results in a Google redirector URL: ...
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How can I launch a browser with no window frame or tabs/address bar

I am looking for a way to launch Chrome, Firefox, or IE9+ (any one will do) from a script or command line without any window frame, address bar, or tabs section. Illustration: For instance, I'd ...
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How to hide recently open history in Chrome Browser?

I'm pretty new to Chrome; I only used it to debug CSS and javascripts. I recently updated my Chrome browser a couple of week ago. Previously browsed sites start displaying in the middle of the ...
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How to do web searches in text-only web browsers

I usually use google but whenever I load it in a text browser I have to press down several times to go to the field where you enter the search string. This is redundant. How do people use text-only ...
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ISP is inserting ads into web pages

My ISP is inserting ads into web pages randomly (it is like a popup in the bottom right side). I have tried different browsers but same thing happens. I know it is not caused by any virus because ads ...
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How to alert if an unwanted Cookie was set on my own website?

My website needs 4 different cookies. From time to time an additional cookie appears (Update: for my domain!) that is not set through my PHP code. As I do not use external javascripts as long I'm ...
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How to wait until a page is loaded before rendering it?

I am writing a research paper that includes a comparison between two dynamic web apps. Namely, I want to compare the time it takes to accomplish a similar task on both of the apps. I know that one of ...
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How to download Facebook sticker as .png or .jpg extention?

I want to collect Facebook stickers as .png or .jpg files. If anyone already has them, please share with me. Or, is there a way to download them? Currently, I have a workaround solution to download ...
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Can Chrome extensions install other?

Is it real, that current installed in browser Chrome extensions can install other? Or all extensions from Google Store are safe, and cant contain viruses?
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How to quickly open an user profile in Google Chrome?

Is there any keyboard shortcut for changing it? Google couldn't solve my problem. I'm using too many different profiles for my blog and their social media profiles etc. Sometimes it's getting ...
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cancel opera 15 auto update

I had limited bandwidth so I cancel all auto-updates and do it manual on unlimited bandwidth, the problem is that I can't cancel auto-update on opera version 15, and opera help stopped at version 12 ...
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Java Plugin Missing in Chrome [duplicate]

I have JRE installed on my PC, however in chrome Java plugins are missing, it was working fine, since today, Java plugin is missing from Chrome browser. I have installed JRE, but problem still ...
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Chrome complains about HSTS

As of April 13, navigating to Facebook returns a giant red padlock with a NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID response. Like, a really big padlock. The error message seemed descriptive enough, so browsed some ...
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How to play Zynga poker in Linux

I switched over to Linux from Windows, but now when I try to play Zynga poker it doesn't work right. I can only play there if I run Windows in a Virtual Machine and play from there, but it's kind of ...
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How does Trusteer Rapport install itself in all my browsers?

Like so many people, I am forced to install Trusteer Rapport to use the online platform of my bank. I ran the installer and now Trusteer Rapport is installed in all my browsers: Internet Explorer, ...
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chrome spellcheck and different language for selected sites

I was wondering if there is some way to make Chrome browser use different spellchecker dictionary for selected sites. I mostly write in Polish but on some sites I prefer to use English dictionary, so ...
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Open http:// links from Notepad++ to default web browser

can I open http links from an notepad++ document directly to my default web browser ? Like textpad : CTRL + Click ?
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How do you get rid of malicious safari browser extension?

I am running Safari 8.0.4 on OS X 10.10.2 I think when I installed filezilla there was also a malicious browser extension installed in Safari. Here is what the extension preferences panel looks like: ...
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Multiple installations of Firefox

This might sound a little insane, but I'd like to have separate browsers for my everyday/research and social-network browsing. I could install another Browser like Chrome, Opera etc. but I am not very ...
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Make Cmd+1..9 to switch tabs in Safari?

Is there a way to make Cmd+1 switch to the first tab, Cmd+2 to switch to the second and so on..? I'd much rather not use SIMBL..
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I want my HTML 5 <video> [closed]

I'm very excited about the new HTML 5 video tag, which lets website authors embed videos in web pages without using Flash or Silverlight. I'd like to see some more of what's possible for this coming ...
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When I open and load a certain websites in Chrome on Windows 7 (32-bit) I can see only the source code of that website

When I open and load a certain websites in Chrome on Windows 7 (32-bit) I can see only the source code of that website. Could this be virus? How I can delete if so?
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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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Why do my web browsers cause my entire computer to hang?

I've observed this happen many times: A single program is not responding and all the other processes are running correctly and then the entire system hangs. I think this is because the process that ...
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How to prevent cookie from deleting is they're timed out?

bHow to prevent cookie from deleting is they're timed out? I'm talking about Firefox but in other browsers (like Chrome) if you have the answer the good.
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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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Upgrading the Google Chrome browser

I'm having some difficulties upgrading the Chrome browser. This is the upgrade reminder from Gmail today: My current version on about:version is: Then, I uninstalled the current Chrome browser ...
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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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Force Chrome to open new pages in new window, not tab? (when opened from a program)

Whenever I click a link from something like outlook or a program opens a web page (not when I click a link from within chrome). It opens up in Chrome since it is my default browser but if I already ...
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Missing the “add tab group to favorites ” option in IE8

I have internet options selected for quick tabs and tab groups in settings, IE8 WIndows XP. I can open a list of favorites from the menu using the blue arrow as a tab group. I can then use the quick ...
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Make browser and server use the eNULL SSL/TLS cipher

Is it possible to make a browser and a web server use SSL/TLS (https) with eNULL cipher for debugging purposes in a development environment (e.g. wireshark capture without setting up SSL stream ...