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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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Why IE browser preference language doesn't work

All, I changed my web browser language to Russian by following this post expect the web page display with Russian language. But it doesn't work. I don't know if I miss something. If anyone know ....
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Detect browser proxy setting only if proxy server is available else go via default network

I am trying to browse via any browser which are installed on your OS. Settings should be like this. If there is proxy server in your network then browser should use proxy server to browse If there ...
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Why is Google Chrome console uninformative when displaying arrays?

Type on the console: a = [[1,1],[1,1]] And you will see: [Array[2],Array[2]] That is as uninformative as it gets, and in order to understand your structure you have to click click click click (...
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Why does Chrome at my school initially take so long to “get” the Internet?

My school has a number of classrooms with about twenty computers each, all running Windows 7. They're all connected to a central server for our work, and to the Internet by way of a proxy server. Our ...
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Browser slow first pageload

The browser is really slow on first pageload (about 10-30 seconds), what could this be? It's both Safari and Chrome (On OSX) and after the first pageload is done, further browsing is normal. If the ...
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Debian Wheezy - Some Websites Not Loading

I just upgraded from Debian Etch to Wheezy 7.3. Things seemed to go fine but I can't load half of the websites I usually go to any more. I thought it may be an IPv6 issue so I disabled it but the ...
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Want to save every page I browse to

I'm looking for the ability to save every web page I look at within the browser, then check for updates to the page on a customizable schedule. The offline browsers I've seen appear to just download ...
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Why Cookies must be Allowed for “Not Script” Extension to work in Chrome?

I've been using "Not Scripts" v0.9.6 extension in Chromium browswer (currently v30.0.1599.101) from the last one month and found the extension extremely useful. However, after reading some tracking ...
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Fonts displaying incorrectly in all web browsers (Win 7)

I'm running into an odd issue in Windows 7 in which fonts are displaying incorrectly in IE, Firefox, and Chrome. I haven't made any browser specific changes to fonts, and I've tried restoring the ...
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Ping, nslookup and tracert works, but I can't access server via browser - any ideas?

My office has a SBS 2011 running remote.domain.com/owa as a webmail service. I suddenly can't access this site in my browser anymore. Strange thing is that I can ping the domain with no losses. I can ...
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Browser history, by window

I use Chrome --but can switch to another browser if the feature I am about to describe is available. Browsing history, AFAIK in Chrome is sorted exclusively chronologically. Very often however, I ...
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Failed dependency while installing Iron browser (a Chromium web browser clone)

Installation failed while trying to install Iron browser. [root@localhost softwares]# rpm -ivh iron64.rpm error: Failed dependencies: libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.15)(64bit) is needed by iron64-29.0.1600-2....
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Firefox unable to load google.com after leaving computer with firefox open for several hours

I leave my home computer on all day, with firefox sitting open. I'll usually have many tabs open, youtube, gmail, etc. A cable provider is my ISP. Sometimes when I come back after a day of work I ...
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Files saved in utf-8 shown broken in browsers

Now every time I save a file with utf-8 (default, like I did it the last 8 years) my browsers (Chrome, Firefox) can't read it properly any longer. If I use encoding utf-16 it works fine, but I don't ...
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How clicking on an image anchor does NOT update my page history buttons?

Sometimes when on a webpage I click on a link it takes me somewhere but the history for back/forward buttons in the browser aren't updated. I understand this with AJAX however on several this doesn't ...
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How to spoof complete browser identity?

I found question on how to spoof user agent. I dont' want to spoof only user agent. I want to spoof everything from user agent, to Accept headers to http headers and also the information javascript ...
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Is there an easy way to always redirect facebook.com to facebook.com/events/list (Firefox, Osx)

I often use facebook for communication while working. When I do, I'd rather not see the facebook newsfeed. Unfortunately it's hard to remember to not go to the frontpage and use facebook.com/messages ...
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Login not working with specific browser

Very weird issue which I have experienced twice in the past few days. For an unknown reason, logging into a certain web service does not work with one browser, but does with another. Specifically: ...
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How do I uninstall an addon in opera (for Mac)?

Decided to give the Opera browser a try today, since I do believe that competition between different browsers is a Good Thing. Anyway, I managed to mess up a bit and installed the wrong "ad-blocking" ...
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Can't remove adware from PC

People please help me to remove this Qone8 adware. I don't know even what software installed it. No uninstaller, no extesion. Tried to reset all browsers, no way. It starts with browser:
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Chrome “forgets” search engine integration

When enabling the Instant Extended API, Chrome provides a rather nice integration of its search engine into the browser. Supposedly, this means that the Google Search website no longer displays the ...
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Why is javascript being blocked on three browsers except in private mode without an extension conflict?

I am running Windows 7, 32-bit java up to date. On Chrome, Firefox and IE (also up to date) whenever I load lowes.com the scroll over menus (shop & learn) will work while the page is loading. At ...
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Where is the Karma configuration file located?

I want to change Karma browser from Chrome to Firefox? How could I do that? I am unable to locate the directory where Karma server is installed.
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Redirect all HTTP requests to a website

How to configure windows to open the same static html page for all HTTP browser request. For example if the user types http://www.google.com, my static Index.html will be shown.
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How to create “IE-like” new session window in Chrome?

Like we can open a New Session Window in IE 8 or greater, can do the same in Google Chrome? I know that Google Chrome has New incognito Window feature but by using it, we can open Max 2 sessions at a ...
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Youtube - An error occurred, please try again later

I keep getting this error on a majority of Youtube videos with all browsers I try (Chrome, Firefox, even IE). Interestingly, youtube works fine when I view it through a proxy like http://www.proxfree....
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Browsing not possible when Skype is running

Often I find myself in a situation where no web browsing is possible while Skype is running. Every browser page hangs or says "no data received". This occurs even when accessing local pages like http:/...
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Automate website project startup process

I work on many client's websites on different days and want to know if there is a way to automate the process of switching between projects. In other words... Sublime should open, close the last ...
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Files not downloadable via Browser but with Wget. Why?

Recently I came across an issue on a client machine where the machine was not able to download some files. We tried to download the files via Browser, but it did not generate any response. However, ...
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Browser links become unresponsive while running Tomcat for several hours

Please bear with me - this problem is somewhat unusual and a bit tricky to describe. My system is Windows 7-64 and I'm running Tomcat 6.0.29. I run two instances of Tomcat while I am developing on a ...
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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 = sqlite3.connect('/home/quantka/.mozilla/firefox/35lwme56.profile0/places.sqlite')...
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Firefox will not display CSS

I am creating a very basic website. Basically at the moment in is just a template. It has a simple navigation bars with no real link, and some text just to test the scroll and overflow. No Java or PHP ...
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Unique tab/instance browser?

I'm helping my grandma start using a computer,she has trouble understanding when her double clicks are registered with the OS and often ends up clicking more times that necessary.Since the only ...
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How can I figure out why a specific website won't load?

Problem: I cannot connect to https://amps.dla.mil from my my office network. (Connection times out from all computers and different web browsers, no outbound firewall rules) I can connect from my ...
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How can I diagnose strange (and bad) internet browsing performance on a single machine?

I'm having a very annoying internet issue with my Macbook Pro. The typical scenario goes like this: I attempt to browse to a website I don't visit very often and the browser just waits forever and ...
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All browsers hang on windows 7 in tab says 'Waiting for…' need restart

I'm having a frustrating problem with browsers on OS windows 7 home premium. IE 10: My web browsing works ok for a while and then pages freeze and tab at top says "Waiting for ...' and never loads. ...
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Can I fix memory leaks in browsers? (Win7 64bit IE9 Chrome)

I have a habit of opening websites in their own window, then getting interested in something else in another window while leaving the first window open with the intention of returning to finishing ...
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Which browser does my computer use to open a Web page?

I know little about networking the Internet, but, from what I understand, it works — very approximately — as follows: I, sitting at the computer example.com, send a message saying, ...
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Untraceable malicious browser calls

I installed Fiddler 4 Beta to do some HTTP tracing. I found a lot of calls being made to sites like : facebook, collegehumor and a bunch of other sites I've never visited. Could not trace what/who is ...
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Can VPN see web browser usage?

If I'm connected to a wireless network and then additionally connect to a private VPN, can all my web browsing activity be logged through the VPN? if I use Safari in "Private Browsing" mode, will each ...
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What is the reason for garbage texts in browsers?

I have often seen that web pages, also sometimes the application that I am currently working on display some garbage texts in some specific areas of the page only. Also this problem is sporadic and ...
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IIS 7 sending me to the default web page sometimes

I am working on setting up a IIS server (Windows 2008 R2) and just when I think I have it working, I hit refresh on my browser and it brings me to the default web page (the IIS splash page) instead of ...
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Chrome web browser display issues

Of late I have been experiencing problems with Chrome web browser in displaying websites. I have had this with Facebook and one news site I can not recall. I tried clearing the cache and temp file ...
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Disable caching of web-page doesn't consider background images

Except when testing in another browser, most of the time I use Google Chrome while developing my web-app. I removed tag "Caching" in web-page developer menu, and it works with all CSS, except ...
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Open some links in IE automatically when IE is not the default browser

I've set Firefox as my default browser instead of IE. But there are some URLs (Share-point portals), which I would wish to open in IE automatically. These URLs may be clicked from some word documents, ...
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Convert responsive web page to PDF

Couldn't decide if this is a question better for Stack Overflow or Superuser, but I'll start here. I have Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Pro, and with that, the Convert Web Page to PDF button that displays in IE. ...
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Is it possible to perform offline testing on my Web Browser on which features under HTML5 it support

I notice this website - http://html5test.com/ that I can test my web browser on which HTML5 features it support. However, this mean that I will need to be online in order to test my web browser. So,...
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I want to transfer chrome and IE files

How can I manually transfer (without third party software), all the original files in my Google chrome, Firefox and IE9 (I want them to feel exactly the same): History, Bookmarks, Cookies, Passwords ...
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My Java applets won't run in HTML

My Java applet runs fine when I open the HTML in AppletViewer, but when I open the html in like Chrome, it just says "Error, click for more details" and the details say that my security options ...
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Browser downloads jpgs, doesn't display them

My browsers (Chrome, IE both exhibit this behavior), when faced with an href link that points to a .jpg file, downloads it rather than displays it. I think perhaps something happened with file ...