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Using JavaScript, how can I detect if a page was loaded from a web server or from a folder on a person's computer?

if( served_from_web_server ) alert('This page was loaded from a web server.');
else alert('This page was loaded locally');

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if( location.href.indexOf("http") == 0 ) alert('This page was loaded from a web server.');
else alert('This page was loaded locally');
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