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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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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How to enable Adobe Flash in Superbird browser for Windows

I've been using the portable Windows version of the Superbird browser, a chromium derivative, and can't get it to recognize the installed Adobe Flash version. The same question has already been asked ...
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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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Open a specific website domain page

I want to open airnewzealand.co.nz but I am in the UK. As a result each time I type 'airnewzealand.co.nz' into the address bar I am automatically redirected to airnewzealand.co.uk. How do I open the ...
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How Does Browser recognize Java : windows 7

I having trouble Running few sites in my PC, as my browser is not able to recognize the java in my machine. I have below installation of java in my machine jdk1.7.0_71 jre1.6.0_43 jre7 in C:\Program ...
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When a subdomain considers me logged out while I'm logged into the main site, why does clicking a login link instantly log me in? [closed]

Like if I'm logged out on battlelog.battlefield.com, but logged in on origin.com, as soon as I click LOG IN, it instantly performs the login without me having to enter my username or password. What ...
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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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Is this a hijack?

My home router was down the other day. I tried to use chrome, and I got the following error message: DNS Lookup for "www.searchpage.com" failed. The requested name is valid, but no data of the ...
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Can any browser be configured to whitelist certain sites and blacklist the rest?

I was thinking of creating a VM that is behind a firewall that blocks all traffic except to my banks. So, I can't access any other website and no one but the bank can get at me; so yeah, a online ...
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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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Command for close firefox browser tab or firefox browser from ubuntu terminal [duplicate]

Can I close firefox browser tab or firefox browser from ubuntu terminal command?
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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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Why certain IPs redirect us to 0.0.0.0?

I have seen many times when I try to connect to default gateways through my web browser , it redirects me to 0.0.0.0 . And it shows firefox can't found 0.0.0.0 . Why this happens? If the IP 0.0.0.0 ...
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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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Browser Develop - design the browser like firefox, chrome, internet explorer [closed]

can anyone help me how to create the browser and which language is more preferable to develop new browser ? i think for JAVA to develop the browser but suggest me more.
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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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Why do browsers always ask to update Java?

I have all my browsers asking to update Java, for example, if this link open http://download.oracle.com/otndocs/products/javafx/2/samples/Ensemble/index.html If I agree to update, this does not help. ...
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Internet Explorer for companies [closed]

I was wondering why it is that so many companies use Internet Explorer by default? I can imagine that there is some upside to using it in combination with Windows Server or something? Or perhaps you ...
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How does browser decides which port to connect to initially [closed]

Suppose I have a Vanilla machine and this is the first time I am connecting it to Internet. There is no Cache at any level. I access a website through browser by typing example.com (no http//: or ...
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How can a website recognise a multiple account usage? [closed]

I would like to discuss which are all the possibilities for a browser game to detect whether a registered user has multiple accounts. With "multiple accounts" is named the practice of one single ...
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Internet Explorer browser did not support my machine?

I am using IE browser version 8, but I want use IE10 or IE11,so I had downloaded IE10 and IE11, but did not support my machine. This is my system properties. Operating System: Windows 7 ultimate ...
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RegEdit on Windows XP [closed]

HK_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\IEXPLORE.EXE in regedit will always have path of IE when it is not am default browser. Please help.
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Can't download javascript or css files anymore

Whenever I click on the download link it just shows me a page of code. I tried in IE8, IE9, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera... In all of them it does this. Why?
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Generic browser with no tracking [closed]

Most of the mainstream browsers nowadays can be easily tracked via regular cookies, flash supercookies, unique id numbers (e.g. Chrome), and various other less known tricks. Does there exist any ...
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Internet connectivity [closed]

I want to know the different factors which will help in having faster Internet experience, i.e. faster upload and download. Further, how do browsers like IE, Mozilla, and Opera work in enabling ...
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is there a system that will redistribute a WiFi signal

Where I live we have community WiFi and it is authenticated with a password via a browser. This all works just fine on my Android/iPhone devices but I have a Blu-Ray device and a couple of Nintendo ...
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How to see files and folders available for download? [closed]

I have a link to a website which gives me 403 forbidden error. I know that at that link there are further directories that contain files that are open to the public. Is it possible to see such ...
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Is there a way to run an application from within a fullscreen application in windows?

For example, is there a way that you can run your web browser or another program from inside a fullscreen program? I'm using Windows 7.
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Copy contents of html

Using the browser Chrome, I want to copy some values from a webpage. For example, the given link https://www.w3schools.com/howto/howto_custom_select.asp. For the values of the drop down options, I ...
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Force users browser to popup after got an IP using DHCP

I have seen once you connect to some networks (mostly Wi-Fi) your browser popup and sends you to a Captive Portal (CP) to authenticate in order to gain access to Internet or other network. I think ...
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How does a browser get a website's logo? [closed]

How does an internet browser get the logo/favicon of a website? I run a website and it'll be useful if I know how exactly this happens. For example, an HTTP request to somewhere might return the ...
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How to run “flash video” in full window? [closed]

for example on www.pentaho.com there is a video, but I can't see anything. I would like to view it in full screen mode. Smart developers made that not an easy task. How to do it? Is there any plugin ...
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Specific website returns blank page when trying to access it [closed]

I can't access a specific website no matter what device I use as long as it is connected to my network it will just show a blank page. If I use mobile data on my phone then it works. If I use the TOR ...
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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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Why Microsoft sites stopped working on Chrome?

Usually I read Microsoft docs on Chrome. But suddenly it stooped to work. For example trying to open https://docs.microsoft.com/, get the following error: But it's working fine on Edge. The same ...
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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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browser returning local computer with 404

(I've phrased the question as best I can - I fear its still not good) I'm using Windows Server 2012, and being new to network management I can't work out what I've done wrong. The symptoms of my ...
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Load webpages in greyscale or sepia mode Automatically in Chrome

I have recently tried a new web browser Vivaldi beta version. It has an inbuilt feature that allows webpages to be loaded in greyscale or sepia mode. It is pretty handy for easy and less distracting ...
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How can I view videos on CNN? [closed]

I get "The video timed out attempting to play. Please ensure that you do not have any Flash or JavaScript blocking plugins active. " when I try to view CNN news with Firefox on my computer? How to ...
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Browser with strong incognito mode? [closed]

Google Chrome's Incognito mode does remember a lot of things, so it's a not a good solution when you need to access a site from a truly fresh state. I tried SRWare's Iron recompiled version of Chrome, ...