Questions tagged [browser]

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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Google Chrome on Mac and localhost issues

Just wondering, has anyone installed Google Chrome on Mac OSX and can no longer connect to localhost websites? I've just installed Google Chrome, only change I've made and all my browsers can no ...
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eee pc+ubuntu 9.04+three mobile broadband - why do some sites not load in Firefox or Chrome?

When I'm using my three mobile broadband dongle, I've noticed that some sites (including stackoverflow.com and my wife's blog) won't load in Firefox or Chrome but will in Opera or with curl and wget. ...
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How to preserve “visited” links on specific sites?

I use both Chrome and Firefox. Objectives: To preserve visited links for an online course, and maybe a few other sites To be able to delete cookies regularly. For other sites, I don't care if ...
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microsoft edge starts automatically

How can I stop Microsoft edge from starting up when I sign in on waking up the Computer? When I log into the computer and wakes it up, Microsoft Edge starts automatically. How can I stop this?
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How to set all programs and browsers zoom to 150%

Sorry for bugging everyone i used to be able to do this myself before a brain injury. I know there is register setting that determines that zoom is always at about 90% but because i can not remember ...
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After BitTorrent installation (on Windows 10) the Firefox default page and browser become Bing and I cant change it, why?

I am a Windows 10 user and I have the following problem. After installing BitTorrent when I open FireFox the default page and the default search engine is Bing. I tried to switch again setting Google ...
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Access server machine from an Android device using IP address

Here is a totally wierd scenario that I cannot find solutions anywhere. Purpose: testing a website using an Android device's browser both connected to the same WIFI. Results: - Other PCs can connect ...
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How to solve multiple browser and calculators pop ups in windows 8.1?

I use Windows 8.1. Everything was going right for nearly a year. But in the last few months when I open my PC multiple browser windows (default set browser Mojila) and calculator and My Computer (the ...
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Browser (any) on Windows 7 loads bad (localhost) https certificate

On Windows 7 in Chrome, but also in any other browser, for one particular (external) website a bad HTTPS certificate is loaded. When I open the certificate it says that Windows does not have enough ...
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Weird redirects

We are getting a weird redirct from black-face.com (which I needed for a school assignment) to some other pages always flashing through zeroredirct1 (dot) com. On other computers, it happens for other ...
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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 browser error messages

While running Chrome browser, I receive error messages stating this page has become unresponsive and asks me to wait or kill the page. How do I stop this from happening? I have Windows XP.
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Tried Everything - Browsers Not Rendering reCAPTCHA

I've got the usual browsers with Gecko and Blink engines. Never had a problem with the original simple version of CAPTCHA. If I try over and over, one of my browsers might render "I'm not a robot" ...
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Make IE open new window in different browser

Is there a way to make IE open new window in a different browser like chrome. Any new popup or whenever the site opens a new window it should open in chrome instead of IE. I found this entry in the ...
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Website not accessible on my system though others are able to access it on same network

Whenever I try accessing dailymotion.com, I get following error: "Not Found The requested URL was not found on this server." I was able to access this website till last week but now its always ...
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Can't watch videos on any browser

I'm trying to watch videos on YouTube in my browser but I can't. I installed the latest versions of Adobe Flash (11.5.500.80 Beta & 11.4.402.278) but it did not help. I tried on Chrome 22, ...
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Google(.com) stops loading sometimes

I've got a problem - google.com stops loading sometimes. I'm mostly using Chrome on Windows Vista. When this problem appears, I still can access it in other domains (say, google.ru or google.nl); ...
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Is it possible to copy SVG 'objects' from a web page into a drawing program?

I've been using http://www.webgraphviz.com/ to generate some graphs. That page works by dynamically rendering SVG into the HTML of the same page. I'd like to be able to copy or extract the SVG ...
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How to open a GUI Application from Web browser using php?

Referring to this Question and this. How to open any GUI application from a browser. It is working as expected if executed from a terminal. I basically need to open the desktop applications from a ...
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How to change the displayed language for only a specific website

Here, we have some employees with their Windows in Portuguese, others have it in English. Our main website is displayed in the same language as Windows' language. But the employees want the website ...
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Windows 10 warn before launching urls

Basically I'm trying to block any applications to randomly being able to open urls with my default browser. I've looked up windows default apps by protocol in control panel, but I wish there was an ...
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Setting for Chrome/Firefox/etc to auto-block video/audio

We've all seen the browser features that ask permission to use flash, display notifications, popups, etc. In some cases, there's not even a popup - just an icon is shown and you have to manually go ...
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How can I reopen chrome window?

Unfortunately, I closed my chrome window which contains more than 20 tabs. Few of them have good information. Search for again all those pages it will take much time, few I forgot where I got those ...
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Where is Product ID value of internet explorer located?

At About Internet Explorer menu can see several parameters - version,update version and Product ID. All values can be found in registry HLKM\software\microsoft\internet explorer\registration, except ...
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Why does www.google-analytics.com hang only when using my primary browser settings?

Accessing [this US government webpage](https://au.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/81/2016/05/form_ds-82.pdf ) hangs on 'waiting for www.google-analytics.com: It does not hang when in private ...
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When a copy of firefox is started another copy of firefox starts as well, why?

I am running 50.0 firefox on my windows system. I noticed that when I run a copy of a firefox, it automatically starts another instance of firefox. First instance's memory usage is around 100,000kb ...
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ping ignoring copy and paste of “http://”

Who does not often have the following problem? You copy an URL from your Firefox Browser to paste in on the console to use it for ping (or other commands) that don't accept a hostname or ip with a ...
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simulate(trigger) CTRL key press with click event

I am working on some kind of script. It needs to remain on the same tab when performing click event but clicked link should open in new tab. I can use Ctrl + Click but how to press CTRL ...
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Strange Default Browser Issue

I have set my default browser to "firefox". However, I have one application that insists on opening Opera instead of the default browser no matter what I do. I have contacted the vendor concerning ...
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How to refresh blank bookmark favicons in chrome

I encounter a problem which I saw blank favicons in my bookmarks. I use Windows 7, Version 46.0.2490.86 m. I searched for other question on this subject and tried their solutions without success.
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Is there any shortcut key for opening browser in windows 8.1?

My problem is on how to open the browser in windows 8.1 using shortcut keys. But I searched in google but it not give any correct results.
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Opera doesn't let me change default browser for html pages

Basically, title says it all. I have to move from Opera browser to Mozilla Firefox, but I'm unable to switch default application for html and htm pages. When I do this from standard file dialog, the ...
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Connecting to my SSID force opening a browser window. How?

I'm aiming my clients to get a popup/browser display once they connect my Wifi. Currently it s running with HostAPD. You see my SSID in available wifi, no password. Access only to my local web. No ...
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chrome not loading one website

I've been trying to connect to a single website (usepanda.com) all day in Chrome. I've tried connecting with two entirely different internet connections. I've checked with the websites that see if ...
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Can anybody know the saved passwords on browser?

There is a option almost in every web browser to save passwords.Can any site know these passwords from browser?I these passwords are saved in encrypted format?
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GitHub Not Accessible for any browser

I can't access https://github.com/ website. I have try all browser. but, it is not run site. I get server not found error. Why is not run Only github site?
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What are these tab icons in Chrome? I didn't specify either

Both pages are identical .php files except for different <h1> text. But when displayed through forwarding one looks like this: the other looks like .
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How can I converse with people on Facebook using an email client and no browser?

I don't like Facebook for a host of reasons, and have avoided setting up an account. However, I'm under pressure to do so because of group communications which are taking place on Facebook solely, in ...
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The wrong Microsoft Translator web address appears in Internet history

I have noticed in my Internet history an entry for Microsoft Translate - microsofttranslator.com - but the link is broken. Why has this appeared? Is it linked to a page which has a language it is ...
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Can't open browser from a terminal in Linux

I've logged into Linux machine. I issued the following commands to open a browser on the Linux server. Still, I am unsuccessful. 07:53 AM tomcat@wb-ser1$ nautilus . -bash: nautilus: command not ...
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Window 10 freezes when open any browser

Few days back I got issue with all browsers. Whenever I open any browser window fully freezes. But when I close browser it works normal. I tried with safemode but problem still there. Only Microsoft ...
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How do I setup a shortcut for “change default download folder”?

In OS X, I want to setup a keyboard shortcut to change my default Google Chrome download location instead of digging through the settings every time. How can I do this?
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All Browsers Stop Working but can still ping & use email

I'm using XP SP 3. From time to time my browsers stop working - unable to connect to site - firefox, chrome & IE all the same. Outlook email still works can send & receive. Can ping sites. ...
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how to block all sites except few in all Browsers of windows 7?

I have seen in companies that there's employees cannot access all websites except few which are related to company on their computer, but they can't access sites like facebook, Quora,youtube, ...
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My Chrome extensions keep disappearing?

Yesterday almost all of my useful Google Chrome Extensions disappeared. I went to chrome://extensions and there was a repair button below the disappeared ones, like this. I googled a lot and from what ...
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Pausing a Downloading File in Google Chrome and Hibernate the System, will it resume?

I'm downloading a large .rar file in GOOGLE CHROME but I don't want to leave my system powered on over night. I'm planning to pause and hibernate the system so that when I switch it back on, I can ...
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I feel like my IP is being targeted and under “web page hijacking” attacks

I tried: Reinstalling browsers like Chrome, I don' t use IE so forget it; Scanning Hard disk, Operating memory and Boot sector for virus; Dumping BIOS to a file and scan it with VirusTotal; ...
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download file directly from http server

I would like to download a large file(s) from a web server given x.x.x.x:80 Usually wget and/or curl would suffice but I do not have a directory/to/file.zip to download, all I have is an IP. Any ...
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Pictures and Menus aren't loading correctly on certain CNN pages, ABC

Loading content from CNN on my windows 7 computer, and the images/menus on some webpages do not appear correct. (e.g., CNN and ABC page) Other pages seem fine (e.g., CNN homepage) I'm running an up-...
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War on ads: Stop IE11 from even requesting Javascript files

There is a point when enough is enough. And it is now. Ads, vids, pop up, hover, cover, whizz-bang doodle bling and autoplay … I can't stand it any more. With HTML5, this ad crap has become a plight ...