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007guard: What is it, is it dangerous, and can it be removed?

Since some time, I've been running Spybot S&D and AVG AntiVirus, both completely updated to the latest versions. During a regular check of my system, I found a huge amount of connection attempts ...
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Chrome not default browser for certain operations

According to the Chrome settings page, Chrome is currently set as my default browser. However, while some operations (such as clicking on a URL in a non-browser application) do launch Chrome, others ...
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How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks?

How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks? As I, currently, understand, Google Chrome puts bookmarks seperatly from Google Bookmarks, which is accessible in Firefox by ...
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Long unknown process when closing browsers?

Over a period of months, I've noticed heavy use of the hard drive when I shut down browsers. The worst of the worst is MSIE, which can take 10 minutes or so before it stops. Given the amount of time ...
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regex search on google-chrome or firefox browsers?

How can I search for expressions like 'foo|bar' on webpages using browsers like google-chrome or firefox?
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Open browser type with javascript window.open() [closed]

Is it possible to open a specific browser type i.e. Google chrome, Firefox, Chromium using the window.open() method? For instance, I have Google chrome, Firefox and chromium installed on my system and ...
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Thunderbird > 4.x on Linux does not honour default browser

Under KDE 4.7 I have "chromium-browser-chromium" set as my default browser in system settings. This works for KDE apps, but not Thunderbird. I suspect that Thunderbird is looking for the default ...
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Is there a second browser I can install on PClinuxOS Gnome?

I can't seem to find an alternative browser to the default browser "Firefox" that will install on PClinuxOS 10.12 with Gnome desktop. Does anyone know of a browser that will install on PClinuxOS ...