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How to import partial Firefox browsing history?

Strangely my Firefox browsing history that's older than a few months is missing. I don't know why as I have set "Firefox will Remember history" in the options and expected it to have it remember all ...
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Walk browsed website history in chrome

Is there an easy way to walk back page by page of one's user history with some keyboard shortcut from chrome? I'm imagining some sort of global "back" and "forward" action apart from the history of a ...
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“Process” every URL I browse to? Store them externally [closed]

For a project I need to log externally every URL I browse to. Nothing complicated, feeding them into a Javascript (1) would be enough. Any browser will do but Chrome is preferred. This script would ...
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Automated webpage browsing [closed]

I want to find a way to open https websites in my browser (or any other script-based way??) while running tshark or wireshark. My goal is to collect the ssl dialogues and then via tshark I can export ...
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Can browsing history be remotely manipulated [closed]

Is it possible to remotely manipulate browsing history on a personal laptop? For example, if someone's browsing history showed they were looking up ways to poison their spouse, is it possible that ...
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Forget iPlayer and video feeds, is there a way to view BBC.co.uk outside of the UK so I can read domestic articles?

I'm having a tough time finding an answer to my problem because after every search I run, I either can't find anything useful or all recommendations assume that I'm outside the UK and wanting to ...
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IE11 TLS seems to have issues, but no idea why

I found my computer couldn't reach the openbsd.org website, IE11 on Windows 8.1 reported a TLS issue, but all TLS were working and no other website gave a similar error. I found "solutions" saying to ...
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Remove Cookies but keep only automatic login info on some sites

I do not like the idea of being targeted through my cookies but I would like to still be able not to type my login info everytime I crawl the web (gmail, facebook, etc.) Is there a way to remove all ...
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Is it possible to monitor visited websites from router?

Is it possible to retrieve the browsing history of a device from the router itself? Or at least monitor currently visited website?
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How can I speed up my pc for multi tab browsing?

What can I do to improve browsing performance? In particular I have a browser-session with around 1000 tabs (they only load when they're clicked). And I also open up many new tabs at the same time ...
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Using a SSD to improve browsing speed

I'm not really a Superuser, just a regular user, but I do have a problem to solve. I have an old laptop (Acer 5315). Specs as follows: * HDD: 2.5" format - 250Gb * RAM: 2Gb * Processor: 560 @ 2.13 ...
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Can one keep their firefox and chrome data on an external hard drive?

I want to keep my chrome and firefox browsing data (filled in forms, history, addons, etc) available on a mounted network drive (Windows 10, mounted as Z:\). Is there a way to keep such data on a ...
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How to stay in website online for all day using remote PC [closed]

I want to stay online in a website always, I mean 24/7 but I don't want to do this on my PC. Because I need to turn off my PC sometimes. In which way I can achieve this ? One solution comes to my mind ...
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Why does my browser fail to load non-HTTPS pages/sites?

OS: Win 7 x64 Browser: IE v11 ISP: BSNL Over the last 2-3 days I am unable to open any site with a simple HTTP URL. HTTPS pages load alright. Any attempt to navigate to a page with a simple HTTP ...
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Why does MPC-HC playback freeze when I scroll through web pages in Mozilla Firefox?

I am using Mozilla Firefox 47.0.1 on Windows 10 Pro. The PC has a Core i7 vPro processor, with 8GB RAM. When I browse through web pages (such as Facebook, Quora), MPC-HC playback freezes and flashes ...
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website forcing to disable adblocker how to get rid of this

following is the link which I am trying to open in my Windows 8.1 laptop. http://navbharattimes.indiatimes.com/business/business-news/why-constitutional-amendment-for-gst/articleshow/53516496.cms?...
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Deleting browsing history at work [closed]

Hi I stupidly spent too much time recently browsing internet at work. I'm worried this could lead to a disciplinary and wondered if there was any way of really deleting this from the server. I used ...
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DNS browsing history by date

I found this Powershell script online, @echo off Powershell -noexit "ipconfig /displaydns | select-string 'Record Name' | foreach-object { $_.ToString().Split(' ')[-1] } | Sort | Out-Gridview" Is ...
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Can't browse any web page without being verified

Every time I tried to browse a web page , there is a request for being verified whether I am a robot or not . After I check the mark , that I am not a robot , then a question is appeared like check ...
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Make chrome display only page (No tabs or url bar)

Is there a way to display a webpage without any bars (taskbar, url bar etc)?
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“Attention Required” message while browsing sites

I use Google Chrome browser. Recently I'm seeing the "attention required" page more frequently, as shown in the following image. It's asking me to select some images and prove that I'm not a robot. ...
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Caret browsing in Google search in Firefox?

I used to do a google search then hit tab and browse results with the arrow keys. At sometime that didn't work any more and I don't know why. Any clues?
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Why don't you use root for browsing the internet

I am taking classes on, "Ethical Hacking" using Kali Linux as my main OS. This class deals with TOR and proxy configuration. He often says, "It's not a good idea to browse the internet as root." Why ...
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How could an ISP charge differently for “browsing” and “downloading”? [closed]

Well as browsing/visiting a website involves downloading pages, images etc to PC for viewing the same in web browser, then actually it is same as downloading. Now for example, if an Internet service ...
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Is it possible to access a server's IIS on home network from an android device 4G network via VPN?

I have a Windows computer residing in my home network. The computer acts as a webserver for my own personal devices (laptop/android/iOS). The reason for this is that I deploy my home automation ...
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Can only browse to Google cannot access other sites

This problem happens at a number of locations but not at others. Example 1. BT Home Hub 2.0 router, BT ISP, dynamic IP address: From Win 8.1 and Win 7 laptops, we can browse to Google search page ...
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Two internet connections on one computer

It is possibile to use one internet connection (ISDN) for browser and another one (mobile LTE from usb modem) for game? EDIT:// I am really sorry about not including specs. My system is windows 7 x64 ...
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How to achieve best browsing performance using Polipo?

I'm using Polipo to browse the web, I've set up the config file as follow (consider that I have 4 Gb of DDR3 ram, and my computer is quite fast): I've noticed that seems better if I disable the on-...
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Can network admin see my browsing activities when I'm connected to my work VPN

Long story short: I work remotely from time to time but I have to connect to my work VPN. Some sites are banned (FB, Twitter, porn sites etc.) My kid wanted to log in to his FB account and he was ...
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Assuming a PC has plenty of RAM, will an ssd make web browsing significantly faster? [closed]

Assuming a PC has plenty of RAM (as many cheap laptops with HDDs do), will an SSD make web browsing significantly faster? Is an SSD a worthwhile investment for someone who's in google docs and gmail ...
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How do you click web page elements without a mouse?

I installed Arch Linux a few days ago on my Chromebook C720, but due to some kernel support issues with the touchpad, I'm left with no mouse. I'm not too bothered about fixing it right now though, ...
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Get 403 only on a single machine

I was in the middle of doing some site maintenance when my website started giving me 403 errors. But... it was only on this one machine, no matter the browser. I emailed my host and they said ...
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Monitor Web-Surfing (Browsing History) Remotely and Silently [closed]

I want to know what websites are visited on one of my family's computers. The user of that laptop can browse the Internet incognito (now cache, no history like in Google Chrome' incognito mode). I ...
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What are the benefits of using a proxy? [closed]

I know students and employees use them to get by web filters. But what else? I hear about "privacy and security" but I can never find anything really explaining it. I did see one link that said it ...
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Maintaining a webpage after pressing the Stop button

Suppose I'm on a webpage and I decide to load a new webpage in the same tab, either by clicking refresh, clicking a link, or entering a URL. And then if immediately I decide to change my mind and ...
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Various issues with common websites and Internet Explorer

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit | Dell Core i5 laptop, 4GB RAM Internet Explorer 10 (upgraded to 11 - problem persists) TROUBLESHOOTING: IE 10 - Advanced/Reset/Delete Personal Settings - problem ...
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Adding items to /etc/hosts doesn't block Facebook on Windows 8

I have seen that I can't block facebook by adding 127.0.0.1 on Windows 8! Searching on Internet let me know that I should use IP V6 loopback for blocking facebook. Now I have added the following lines ...
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Cannot Browse the Internet after Connect to VPN

My employer has a client that require me to access the web through VPN connection using AT&T Global Network client for Windows. My OS is Win 7. I have all the access such as VPN, URL and so on. ...
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Generating Pretend Website Browsing Traffic

I need to automate simple HTTP(s) web browsing traffic, visiting a variety of random sites. Current off-the-shelf solutions I have found are designed for increasing view counters or website testing. ...
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Can Firefox be used with multiple Private Browsing sessions?

I have a need to use Firefox with multiple independent sessions, due to some websites with problematic path-dependent navigation. Firefox's "Private Browsing" option seems to allow multiple windows ...
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Why does my browser try to open ads from fwdsnp.com?

When I browse to some retail websites, my browser briefly directs to fwdsnp.com. From there it tries to open a popup and then forwards to the site that I actually want. I first noticed this with dell....
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How do I block myself from time-eating websites?

I want to block my Mac (running Snow Leopard) at work from accessing sites like Facebook and reddit. there are browser extensions, but I'm worried about security – I get nervous allowing them to "...
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Save browsing history in IE8 in text format

I want to save browsing history for a certain day (Wednesday) from Internet Explorer 8 in text format. I tried doing copy/paste from the history box in IE8, but it doesn't copy anything. I was able ...
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Can deleted history from Chrome be accessed?

I received a question from a co-worker recently about whether a manual delete of all browsing history, cookies, etc. from Google Chrome History can nevertheless be accessed by any software after the ...
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Removing skype.dat malware permanently

Every time i boot the PC, i am not able to surf the net as most of the sites do not open even when there is no problem with the internet connection. I searched for a solution online and found out that ...
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How do I prevent a web page from directly embedding data from other external sites?

I browse with Firefox and 50% of the time, I am behind a proxy. The proxy firewall blocks certain sites including Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. I am unable to obtain a complete list of blocked ...
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Laptop can ping, but not browse. Clean windows install. Telnet doesn't work. Not the network

The laptop is able to ping and tracert, but not browse the internet. I'll start by saying what I've already ruled out: It is a completely fresh windows install The network works fine for the other 5 ...
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Laptop can ping and tracert, but browser, telnet doesn't work

Every other system on the network works fine, no changes have been made to router, and problem existed on a different network, so I don't think its an external problem. Pretty sure it's an issue with ...
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Filezilla alternate for non-FTP browsing [closed]

I'm looking for a program where I can sync the browsing of two file locations and easily drag and drop between them. Basically the exact same thing as Filezilla, but with two local sites (not limited ...
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Cannot browse to most websites, on my PC only

I cannot load most websites on my PC. Using Chrome, FireFox, or IE I get the "this webpage is not available" error. I've tried and failed to ping the websites that won't load. I'm in a domain ...