5
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Why does https://gmail.com/ produce no SSL error while using a bad certificate?

It looks like https://gmail.com uses an SSL certificate which is for the hostname mail.google.com. As the SSL certificate hostname does not match the browser URL, why does this work? I should get a ...
0
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1answer
40 views

Is there a way to run an HTML file with default browser and a parameter?

I have an HMTL file that I would like to be opened with the user's default browser, followed by a parameter. For example, if your default browser was Google Chrome, it would open as: ...
0
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1answer
35 views

How to make Firefox search only part of selected link text?

Instead of making Firefox search the whole sentence of the link, how do I make searching part of highlighted text? Is there any about:config properties can be change to make it more like Google ...
3
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4answers
612 views

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: ...
0
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0answers
14 views

How to change google chrome to look like sleipnir?

I do like and use Google Chrome but I don't like how it looks. On the other hand I like how Sleipnir looks but it's soooo slow, irresponsive and hard to control. What I'd like to do is to change how ...
2
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1answer
46 views

How to let GUI browser display HTML as soon as possible (dont wait for font/javascript/CSS resources been loaded)?

China CCP government is blocking Google services heavily recently, I can't even use basic Google search service now. So if websites are using Google services like http://ajax.googleapis.com ...
0
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1answer
43 views

Why multiple processes for Google Chrome in Task Manager while only one process for firefox?

I am using Windows 7 on my computer. I use following browsers at a time: Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Now in my firefox browser, I have webpages running in more than 18 tabs & there is only 1 ...
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27 views

Chrome and Firefox randomly disable trackpad scrolling os x

I recently installed the current Mavericks update. Now when browsing in Chrome or Firefox (haven't had problem in Safari) the track pad will stop working and am forced to use up/down arrows or scroll ...
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2answers
22 views

Is Firefox using its own isolated Certificate STore

I am using the latest Firefox. However, my campus uses their own certificate for all internet browsing and asks us to install their certificate as Root CA. Since, i don't trust them with my ...
0
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1answer
21 views

Possible to schedule a task to browse to a webpage in an already-open browser?

In Windows, I'm trying to schedule a task that visits a predefined webpage every morning before I wake up, but doing so in any already-open browser (if there's one available). I jump between Pale ...
0
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0answers
16 views

Online Banking in Java freezes in Windows 7

I am trying to log into Online Banking that is made in Java but when I try to do it it just freezes... It is only happening in Windows 7, in Ubuntu 14.04 it works flawlessly. I tried Opera, Firefox, ...
3
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2answers
32 views

If I disable third-party cookies, is there any point installing anti-tracking extensions?

I have already disabled third-party cookies. Is there any further advantage to be gained by installing Ghostery, Adversity, DoNotTrackMe etc, or do extensions like these simply allow fine-tuning?
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2answers
64 views

How can I force my browser to automatically redirect a certain website?

For example, I never want to visit jsfiddle.com. Whenever I type jsfiddle.com into my URL bar, the browser should automatically take me to jsfiddle.net Is there a browser extension for this? Can this ...
0
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1answer
36 views

Howto set Google Chrome Bookmarks with parameters?

Is there a way to set parameters in google chrome bookmarks? I have been using this in Mozilla Firefox for years. example: A bookmark with URL www.url.de/vserver=%ID. In firefox I typed in to the ...
0
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1answer
56 views

Google Chrome like omnibar in Mozilla Firefox

How to make Firefox's awesomebar (addressbar) to work like in Chrome? I mean especially search (words search, not URLs) auto complete from search history. This addon ( ...
0
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4answers
50 views

Is it possible for one browser to read/write cookies of another one?

I'm not looking for a way to synchronize cookies between browsers, this has been answered here. I'd like to know, if Chrome could read/write Firefox's cookies, with or without me realizing. (Or any ...
0
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1answer
35 views

Text and images overlapping on single website

I have a problem as described above. All the other webpages are rendering correctly except one. That webpage is a Finnish newspapers' website: http://www.hs.fi This is what the problem looks like ...
0
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1answer
55 views

Browser Redirect Hijack

I seem to have become a victim of google searches going to a spanish type domain 'en' when searching in Chrome and Firefox (not IE) browser search boxes. Eg searching for 'stackoverflow' lands on: ...
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0answers
20 views

Saving Chrome bookmarks as separate .url files while preserving timestamps

I have multiple bookmarks in Chrome stored in different folders: fold1 - book1 fold2 - book2 fold2 - book3 I would like to create a structure of directories so that each directory contains the ...
1
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3answers
62 views

How to get a comprehensive listing of all URLs accessed during a web browsing session?

By "comprehensive" I mean all URLs: not only those listed by the typical browser's history function, which I'll refer to as the "primary" URLs, but also all those other URLs accessed by the browser in ...
0
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0answers
39 views

My PC causes Google Music to stutter

I recently got intereseted in Google Music, but I have a problem (it seems that only me, since my friends aren't experiencng anything like this). When I play songs on one tab, and browse others, ...
0
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1answer
44 views

Can I save my remembered password and cookies to a file?

We all know that Firefox remember all your passwords and cookies, so you don't have to re-type them every time you access your mail, stack exchange or any other site that requires password but when ...
0
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0answers
90 views

Websockets connect but fail to send messages

This is a maddening problem I come across once or twice every few months: websockets aren't working right. Here's the facts: My browser can connect to my local (loopback) server, but when the ...
0
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0answers
16 views

Make Firefox console behave like Chrome, where results appear beneath the command

In Google Chrome, the console is similar to a terminal: you type a command and the result will appear beneath it. But in Firefox, the command prompt is at the bottom of the screen, and you have write ...
4
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1answer
51 views

Imported cert into firefox/chrome, still warning

I generated a wildcard certificate for multiple (wildcard) domains (SANS, alternate domain names + IP) (see https://blog.flowl.info). I imported the certificate into Firefox, Chrome and Windows ...
2
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3answers
34 views

What user information is exposed via a browser? [closed]

Is there a function or website that can collect and display ALL of the user information that can be obtained via a browser? Background: This of course does not account for the significant ...
0
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0answers
29 views

How to get larger map on ISS live stream

Site http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/HDEV/ streams pictures from camera's on International Space Station. On right hand side there a flash window that shows trajectory and underneath it is a google map. On my ...
1
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3answers
33 views

Disable/hide graphic/interface elements of a web site

Is there a way, for instance a Firefox/Chrome plugin, to hide, or even better 'disable' any graphic/design of a website in order to have a simplified, only 'plain text' version of it? This could be ...
0
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0answers
15 views

How do I redirect a page without installing an addon/extension?

Is there some kind of code? All it has to do is: Redirect page A to page B before A starts loading. As soon as someone types in "url" he should be forwarded to page B. I could donate 10$ for help. ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Windows 7 infinitely loads random domains

A couple weeks ago, my Windows 7 x64 desktop started to refuse to load random domains, showing the infinite loading loop green swirl in Firefox, and its equivalent in Opera, Chrome, and IE. The first ...
0
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0answers
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Does replacing chrome User Data with my own - works without leaving any trace behind? Where else chrome writes data outside of User Data folder?

Does replacing Chrome User Data with my own - works without leaving any trace behind? Where else chrome writes data outside of User Data folder? I used to start office work by removing chrome User ...
0
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1answer
46 views

how to access only whitelisted site

How to make browsers access only white listed sites? Is there any addon in which if If add "google.com", I shall be able to open only google.com (not even mail.google.com or www.google.com) Even if ...
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27 views

HTML Tables randomly break on all browsers (on one computer) [closed]

I have one computer that, when browsing an html table of search results, will have the tables drawn differently and incorrectly most of the time in Chrome, IE, and Firefox. But on other computers, it ...
2
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1answer
122 views

my SSL site shows lock icon in Chrome, but shows warning sign in Firefox

My SSL secure site (goinspire.com/secure-payment) shows a lock symbol in Chrome, but in Firefox it shows a warning sign instead. According to http://www.whynopadlock.com there is an http url there ...
0
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0answers
23 views

How to Save As an Ajax Page as a Text File in such a way that the Text File must contain all texts inside <span> or custom tags?

Ok, here is my requirement. I built my app using Ajax technology. So if I want my webpage to be crawled by spider, I need to create a snapshot of my Ajax page for spider to see. Ex:my ajax url ...
0
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2answers
109 views

Suspicious website behavior - but no virus found

I have a Windows 7 (64) PC with Microsoft security essentials running and up to date. I have recently found that when I load certain websites which never previously contained adverts, now they do. ...
0
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1answer
71 views

Does opening GMail using firefox have something to do with Google knowing all my other stored passwords? [closed]

I cannot express or explain thoroughly, but I hope people here would get what I really mean. Most of my friends told me that Google Chrome definitely know all my passwords when using GMail or saving ...
0
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2answers
74 views

How do do a hard refresh without first loading a page?

We all know a "Hard Refresh" (eg Ctrl+Shift+F5 or ⌘+Shift+R) will cause the browser to reload the current page (and other assets) from the server. But what if that page contains a redirect (either ...
1
vote
1answer
105 views

How make java applets to run ALWAYS?

Every time I meet java applet on some site, I have a problems running it. Either I have outdated JRE or application is blocked message appears. I want to make browser/JRE NEVER check java updates, ...
1
vote
1answer
8k views

Unable to access most internet sites error DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

I have problems accessing most websites, only a couple work (grooveshark, google, facebook). On almost all others I get errors. Here is what I got using different browsers: Opera: This website is not ...
0
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1answer
45 views

Where is this error coming from

I work for a video hosting and delivery company. We supply our clients an iframe to embed our player (Flash or HTML5 based on detection) in their sites. I have a customer with issues and I can not ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

Weird special character issue in all browsers

Today Chrome started behaving in a rather weird way. Some websites no longer display special characters properly. For example: I see a 6 instead of an á but if I copy and paste the character itself ...
1
vote
1answer
443 views

What does the removal of NPAPI plugin support mean to an end user?

I'm somewhat familiar with the family of legacy plugins - namely QuickTime, Flash, and the Java Web plugin to name a few. They've been kind of a mainstay of web applications for quite some time. So, ...
4
votes
2answers
172 views

Flush Chrome and Firefox DNS cache from command line?

Occasionally, I need to do a scorched Earth cleansing of my local DNS cachi. The most common scenario for this was that I was using OpenDNS, and when a name would fail to resolve (it was a hostname ...
0
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0answers
43 views

How to open local folder in thumbnail view in Chrome or Firefox?

It's quite easy to open local picture files with Chrome or Firefox by right clicking > open with. When I navigate from the address bar into the folder the image is in I get a page like Index of ...
1
vote
4answers
64 views

On OSX, how can I reload all visible browser windows at once?

I'd like to reload/refresh all my open/visible browser windows at once. Ideally I'm looking for one keyboard shortcut, or something like the existing contextual menu for reloading all tabs in a ...
0
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2answers
76 views

Why is Chrome the only major browser that supports printing to PDF? [closed]

Chrome has had the ability to print a webpage to a PDF for quite a while now. Why is it that the other 2 major browsers have not followed suit? Is it because of... licensing technological hurdle ...
0
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0answers
29 views

windows ftp that auto connects ftp://user:password@domain urls?

I'm setting up an intranet based app for managing a LOT of client domains (in the thousands) with each site having its own FTP account. As the operators will be dealing with clients over the phone I ...
0
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0answers
32 views

Change Browser settings without browser restarting via use another program

I don't understand how some programs (e.g. Baidu PC Faster, Search Protect) change the URL of a new tab page, default engine and home page when browsers run. In Internet Explorer even there isn't ...
0
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1answer
69 views

Why am I getting a 403 error when I go to a site? Happens only from ONE of my computers

For the last couple days everytime I try to visit Ticketmaster (happens for all urls of ticketmaster), I get a 403 forbidden: you don't have permission to access / on this server. This only happens ...