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Deleting browsing history at work [on hold]

Hi I stupidly spent too much time recently browsing internet at work. I'm worried this could lead to a disciplinary and wondered if there was any way of really deleting this from the server. I used ...
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Laptop can ping, but not browse. Clean windows install. Telnet doesn't work. Not the network

The laptop is able to ping and tracert, but not browse the internet. I'll start by saying what I've already ruled out: It is a completely fresh windows install The network works fine for the other 5 ...
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DNS browsing history by date

I found this Powershell script online, @echo off Powershell -noexit "ipconfig /displaydns | select-string 'Record Name' | foreach-object { $_.ToString().Split(' ')[-1] } | Sort | Out-Gridview" Is ...
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Can't browse any web page without being verified

Every time I tried to browse a web page , there is a request for being verified whether I am a robot or not . After I check the mark , that I am not a robot , then a question is appeared like check ...
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Address LAN computers by name over Open VPN

Using OpenVPN client on Windows 7 laptop to access my home network. Workgroup on the laptop is "MyWorkgroup". Home network: Wifi router on 192.168.1.1 - Linksys EA6500 with USB hard drive plugged ...
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Get 403 only on a single machine

I was in the middle of doing some site maintenance when my website started giving me 403 errors. But... it was only on this one machine, no matter the browser. I emailed my host and they said ...
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Make chrome display only page (No tabs or url bar)

Is there a way to display a webpage without any bars (taskbar, url bar etc)?
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“Attention Required” message while browsing sites

I use Google Chrome browser. Recently I'm seeing the "attention required" page more frequently, as shown in the following image. It's asking me to select some images and prove that I'm not a robot. ...
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Caret browsing in Google search in Firefox?

I used to do a google search then hit tab and browse results with the arrow keys. At sometime that didn't work any more and I don't know why. Any clues?
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Why don't you use root for browsing the internet

I am taking classes on, "Ethical Hacking" using Kali Linux as my main OS. This class deals with TOR and proxy configuration. He often says, "It's not a good idea to browse the internet as root." Why ...
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How is the UK government planning to get access to “web browsing records”? [closed]

According to a recent news article in the Manchester Guardian the government in the UK is preparing a bill to allow "the police to access everyone’s web browsing histories". Presumably they do not ...
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How to be untraceable when visiting a website?

I would like to access (possibly simultaneously) a website with two different profiles. The point is that I need the two profiles not be connectable to the same person. I did some research by my own ...
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How could an ISP charge differently for “browsing” and “downloading”? [closed]

Well as browsing/visiting a website involves downloading pages, images etc to PC for viewing the same in web browser, then actually it is same as downloading. Now for example, if an Internet service ...
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Is it possible to access a server's IIS on home network from an android device 4G network via VPN?

I have a Windows computer residing in my home network. The computer acts as a webserver for my own personal devices (laptop/android/iOS). The reason for this is that I deploy my home automation ...
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Redirect specific url requests to local site

Is there a specific way to redirect requests for a specific URL from a browser to a local site or location?e.g. setting a Firewall or some OS rule to redirect a request for the jQuery lib to a ...
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Can only browse to Google cannot access other sites

This problem happens at a number of locations but not at others. Example 1. BT Home Hub 2.0 router, BT ISP, dynamic IP address: From Win 8.1 and Win 7 laptops, we can browse to Google search page ...
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Two internet connections on one computer

It is possibile to use one internet connection (ISDN) for browser and another one (mobile LTE from usb modem) for game? EDIT:// I am really sorry about not including specs. My system is windows 7 x64 ...
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Various issues with common websites and Internet Explorer

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit | Dell Core i5 laptop, 4GB RAM Internet Explorer 10 (upgraded to 11 - problem persists) TROUBLESHOOTING: IE 10 - Advanced/Reset/Delete Personal Settings - problem ...
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Adding items to /etc/hosts doesn't block Facebook on Windows 8

I have seen that I can't block facebook by adding 127.0.0.1 on Windows 8! Searching on Internet let me know that I should use IP V6 loopback for blocking facebook. Now I have added the following lines ...
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How to achieve best browsing performance using Polipo?

I'm using Polipo to browse the web, I've set up the config file as follow (consider that I have 4 Gb of DDR3 ram, and my computer is quite fast): I've noticed that seems better if I disable the on-...
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Can network admin see my browsing activities when I'm connected to my work VPN

Long story short: I work remotely from time to time but I have to connect to my work VPN. Some sites are banned (FB, Twitter, porn sites etc.) My kid wanted to log in to his FB account and he was ...
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Assuming a PC has plenty of RAM, will an ssd make web browsing significantly faster? [closed]

Assuming a PC has plenty of RAM (as many cheap laptops with HDDs do), will an SSD make web browsing significantly faster? Is an SSD a worthwhile investment for someone who's in google docs and gmail ...
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Is it a good idea to tweak the hosts file to speed up internet browsing?

Yesterday I came across a Firefox extension called Speed DNS which claims to speed up browsing by performing DNS lookups in advance. According to the author, it "does DNS pre-resolution of all the ...
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Removing skype.dat malware permanently

Every time i boot the PC, i am not able to surf the net as most of the sites do not open even when there is no problem with the internet connection. I searched for a solution online and found out that ...
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Map a Windows network folder using IPv6

I need to map or browse a network folder. I can only use IPv6 in the browser / URL. Is this possible? I am using two Windows 7 machines, one Vista PC, and one Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. The ...
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How do you click web page elements without a mouse?

I installed Arch Linux a few days ago on my Chromebook C720, but due to some kernel support issues with the touchpad, I'm left with no mouse. I'm not too bothered about fixing it right now though, ...
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How do I prevent a web page from directly embedding data from other external sites?

I browse with Firefox and 50% of the time, I am behind a proxy. The proxy firewall blocks certain sites including Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. I am unable to obtain a complete list of blocked ...
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Can deleted history from Chrome be accessed?

I received a question from a co-worker recently about whether a manual delete of all browsing history, cookies, etc. from Google Chrome History can nevertheless be accessed by any software after the ...
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Monitor Web-Surfing (Browsing History) Remotely and Silently [closed]

I want to know what websites are visited on one of my family's computers. The user of that laptop can browse the Internet incognito (now cache, no history like in Google Chrome' incognito mode). I ...
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Offline website downloaded - no css functionality

I scraped this wiki help page for offline viewing: http://wikihelp.autodesk.com/Revit/enu/2013/Help/00001-Revit_He0 Notice the Side Toolbar -> Revit -> + 2013 -> + Help -> + Revit Help Click the ...
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How do I block myself from time-eating websites?

I want to block my Mac (running Snow Leopard) at work from accessing sites like Facebook and reddit. there are browser extensions, but I'm worried about security – I get nervous allowing them to "...
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What are the benefits of using a proxy? [closed]

I know students and employees use them to get by web filters. But what else? I hear about "privacy and security" but I can never find anything really explaining it. I did see one link that said it ...
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Will using Tor prevent the administrator of a home network from tracking what sites I visit?

I'm not home very often, but when I am, I would like to be able to browse privately. I believe my home network is monitored for my younger siblings, but I'm not sure specifically how. If I use Tor, is ...
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Maintaining a webpage after pressing the Stop button

Suppose I'm on a webpage and I decide to load a new webpage in the same tab, either by clicking refresh, clicking a link, or entering a URL. And then if immediately I decide to change my mind and ...
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Cannot Browse the Internet after Connect to VPN

My employer has a client that require me to access the web through VPN connection using AT&T Global Network client for Windows. My OS is Win 7. I have all the access such as VPN, URL and so on. ...
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Why does my browser try to open ads from fwdsnp.com?

When I browse to some retail websites, my browser briefly directs to fwdsnp.com. From there it tries to open a popup and then forwards to the site that I actually want. I first noticed this with dell....
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Generating Pretend Website Browsing Traffic

I need to automate simple HTTP(s) web browsing traffic, visiting a variety of random sites. Current off-the-shelf solutions I have found are designed for increasing view counters or website testing. ...
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Can Firefox be used with multiple Private Browsing sessions?

I have a need to use Firefox with multiple independent sessions, due to some websites with problematic path-dependent navigation. Firefox's "Private Browsing" option seems to allow multiple windows ...
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In situ Photo organiser/viewer: looking for app that organises photos without adjusting original location or requiring import

I'm looking for a photo organiser/viewer that allows me to view photographs, organise them without adjusting their location or requiring to import them. For example, if I want to simply view ...
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Simple way for browsing offline in Firefox

My favorite browser is Firefox, and during browsing I visited some webpages that I would like to see again offline. But when I'm disconnected I can't reach those webpages from history, because ...
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Save browsing history in IE8 in text format

I want to save browsing history for a certain day (Wednesday) from Internet Explorer 8 in text format. I tried doing copy/paste from the history box in IE8, but it doesn't copy anything. I was able ...
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Laptop can ping and tracert, but browser, telnet doesn't work

Every other system on the network works fine, no changes have been made to router, and problem existed on a different network, so I don't think its an external problem. Pretty sure it's an issue with ...
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Filezilla alternate for non-FTP browsing [closed]

I'm looking for a program where I can sync the browsing of two file locations and easily drag and drop between them. Basically the exact same thing as Filezilla, but with two local sites (not limited ...
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Cannot browse to most websites, on my PC only

I cannot load most websites on my PC. Using Chrome, FireFox, or IE I get the "this webpage is not available" error. I've tried and failed to ping the websites that won't load. I'm in a domain ...
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How ISP sees the HTTPS traffic? [duplicate]

If I am visiting a https url say https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HKoqNJtMTQ. What exactly my ISP will see ?
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1answer
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Interrupted Internet browsing on Windows 7 [closed]

My question: Can Windows 7 (not original version) create trouble in Internet browsing in few cases? My Fact: Since few weeks, I have not been getting good Internet connection while I browse Internet ...
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Browsing very slow in Windows

I have formatted and reinstalled my i5 PC a few months ago. A while ago, browsing became very slow. I can't remember installing any special browser addons, but it could be since I download a lot of ...
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Slow browsing but fast torrent [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Slow Browsing/Direct Download, but Fast Bittorrent Download I know this has been already asked, but still I can't fix this. Slow Browsing/Direct Download, but Fast ...