Web Browsers





Web browsers are applications used primarily to display documents, files and media from the Internet, identified by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that can be a page, image, video or other file. Some browsers require the use of add-ons or extensions to safely render the information they receive; others have systems built into them to perform the same functions.

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HTTPS is an essential technology and the Chrome browser developed by Google now shows “Secure” in the address bar when you visit a page with the HTTPS protocol such as https://www.experts-exchange.com but what does this mean? Is the website secure from malware? Is our identity secure?
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We have a Yahoo Store and are trying to activate their "secure server" feature which will run our website ona secure server and display our URL as https://

I've spends hours getting rid of any content (images, scripts, etc.) coming from an unsecured server by moving this content to Yahoo's server. Finally I was able to get rid of any "blocked content" warnings when testing the pages in the secured mode.

Unfortunately, after making the new setup live, some browsers, like Firefox and Safari, are showing the site as Secure while Chrome and Opera are still showing it as unsecured. Chrome did change it warning from "this site is not secure" to "this site is not fully secure." (underline mine).

Yahoo techs tried to tell me I must get rid of any external links to unsecure (http://) .  My questions:
(1) Are external links to unsecured websites (<a href="http://example.com">) allowed?
(2) Has anyone come across this problem with Chrome where they're being overly strict on what constitutes a fully secured website and, if so, what code are they calling unsecured when other browsers consider it secure?

I have a problem with my website: link to my site.

If I check the site from a mobile device, there are huge space after the descriptions in normal mode in mobile Chrome.  If I load it in Incognito mode, the space disappears.
I checked with Firefox Inspector in Responsive Mode: 'w-testimonials type_masonry' is 8097px, but it should be somewhere ~3836px. (at the 1st description)

Where is the problem and how can I resolve it?

Thanks advanced,
I have this HTML code (generated by php). This produces a blank screen:
<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset="UTF-8">
  <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
 <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.5/css/bootstrap.min.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jqueryui/1.11.4/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css">
<script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.5/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="simpleLightbox.min.css">     
<script src="simpleLightbox.min.js"></script>
<title>IND Lakos Configurator - Modify Trade Price</title>
.nopadding {
   padding: 0 !important;
   margin: 0 !important;
  margin:0 auto;
#dialog { text-align:center; }
.custom-overlay { background-color: black; background-image: none; opacity: 0.4; } 
 <style type="text/css">
        .contentInPopup { padding: 2em; max-width: 40em;}
		.contentInPopup p { font-size: 1.3em; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; }
<script type="text/javascript">
$(document).ready(function() {
            $('#click').click(function() {
                    content : $('#myContent').html(),

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This error is really annoying if someone has solutions regarding this error please share with me.
I have a crashed computer and I have pulled the hard drive and plugged it into a device and I can see the hard disk now as a drive letter and on another computer and I can access all files.  Is there a location that I can find firefox, IE, and Chrome bookmarks?
I use web sites don't work correctly with Chrome and others that work only with IE.  I use a utility that lets me choose which one. But I keep getting popups in both that keep asking me to make Chrome my default. Is there a way to stop this ANNOYING message?
CHrome  getting  403 Forbidden - what is wrong?
In a meeting we were told that it is possible to know or identify if a user hit a specific page and it’s contents even if the page is locked.  We understand that when a page has a lock it means SSL and that the data to/fro from the site to computer is encrypted.  Is this possible that even thought the page has a lock, there is  a way to identify the encrypted page that the user visited and identify the contents, if it has form or just regular page?
Hi everyone. I suspect that my PC is infected with some form of malware. I just launched Opera Browser and I have only 1 tab open. But if  I open Task Manager, there is more than one Opera background process running; each one uses a bit of RAM. This has been happening for several months now. In the Apps list section of Task Manager, only one instance of Opera is running. However, if I scroll down to processes, I see several Opera processes. If I happen to be running several tabs, even if I close them, there are still many processes running. I'm running Opera version 54 and it has protection against rogue crypto-mining. In other words, 'No coin' is enabled.

How can I investigate/fix this issue? I have attached a screenshot of the Task Manager. Thanks.

My PC Info
OS: Windows 8.1 Pro x64
Opera Version: 54

Task Manager - Too many opera processes
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Computers running OSX (Not sure what version) all of a sudden are having problems resolving DNS.  This is all within the same household.  The family can go to a local coffee shop and experience the same issues while connected to WIFi there when no one else is having the problem.  The latency only seems to be an issue when you're using a web browser.  If you run nslookup from the console or ping, no problems are evident.

  • DNS resolution from the console is instant no matter what.
  • Flushed DNS Cache
  • Reset PRAM
  • Reset SMC
  • Tried different browsers, DNS resolution in all browsers takes 30-60 seconds per domain.
  • Ran ESET Cyber Security Pro to see if anything popped up there, nothing did.
  • Going to run Malwarebytes to see what it finds.
  • Tried different DNS, and

Please advise.

Can I have script to clear google chrome browser history.

I have tried other scripts also but these are deleting bookmark also.
moreover I need help push this script to user though gpo.
Hi, can I know what is the problem based on the image ?

Do you have any solution to solve this problem ? I make a link in my website page, then when I click that link, it goes to that image.

The problem is : server error. 403 forbidden: Access is denied. You do not have a permission to view this directory or page using the credentials that you supplied.

I have 20 or so computers in my office.

we have had a problem where when you first launch a browser, the first tab to come up takes upwards of 45 seconds to a minute to load.
concurrently opened tabs open up right away, but that first tab once you launch the browser (chrome) takes so long it's becoming unbearable.

my first instinct was maybe it's DNS, and i changed that to and, but the problem continues.

we use a cloud based application, so we are constantly using the network -- it's not arp resolution.

but the occasional times we have to look something up, we have to wait 30-45 seconds for the first browser tab to open.

this only happens on a few computers, the rest are ok


Hi, I cannot get IE11 to show my secondary homepage when launching the web browser. I am working in a domain environment with Windows 10 Enterprise.
I have applied my IE policies via GPP but cannot get the second tab to show. Internet Options shows my second homepage listed, but he only manner that IE displays my secondary home page is when I click on the home button.

'Disable changing secondary homepage settings' is also set via GP. I have this working in Chrome and Edge, but running out of options with setting this up with IE.
Registry also reflects correct URL for the secondary home page. Also tested setting up via Policies and Preferences with no luck.
Can anyone recommend  a ruler for Google Chrome where I can draw an area on a web page with the mouse (similar to Snipping Tool) and get the dimensions in pixels.  

Thanks in advance.
Frequently I receive the message as shown in my attached jpg. How do I fix this problem?Screenshot of error message from Chrome
How does one clear search terms saved in Chrome on an Android?   It seems all the search terms used are saved for autocomplete  even those used incognito   mode, which one does not want saved. :(
I'm migrating my website to a secure server, and there is an issue with a page which isn't loading all the content.  Google Chrome Developer Console reports an "uncaught DOMException".  I'm not a programmer, and don't know how to interpret or correct this.  I've uploaded a screen shot.

The website is under development on a server which is not open to the public.  If you are sufficiently interested in visiting the page in question, the Windows hosts file would need to be modified by adding "  mauitradewinds.com www.mauitradewinds.com secure.mauitradewinds.com   m.mauitradewinds.com".  In that case, the page with the issue could be visited at https://mauitradewinds.com/RezEasy/mobile/0001/cl0001.html    Otherwise, perhaps the screen shot is adequate for you to provide some guidance for me.  Thank you. Screenshot of DOMException error
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For some reason now in Chrome when I login to gmail it won't load unless I go incognito.  All I get is a white page.  Any ideas?  I have updated to the latest Chrome but that did not help.
Chrome OS - WiFi connection constantly dropping on Acer 15 Chromebook.
I am using a Windows laptop running IIS to host our website, and a TP-Link wifi extender to create a private network for the Chromebook to connect to, but the chromebook keeps dropping the wifi connection. The network connection does not have internet access
From the Device-Log: Network Error [time] Default network in unexpected state: HOST (/service/1)State: idle
the above error repeats every minute in time with when the chromebook drops connection.

We have a suite of other laptops (Dell Inspiron) which connect without issue and load the website correctly.

I have been advised that the chromebook is actively looking for an internet connection, and if it cannot fine one on the network it is currently connected to it will drop it and try to connect to a different network. If this is the case, is there a way to stop or bypass the requirement for internet connection and connect only to the private network connection?
I tried to install chrome enterprise and clicked a reg file from the installation folder. Now chrome and chrome canary cant run when I click them. I tried reinstalling, restarting and nothing seems to help...  

Here is the pastebin with the reg source code: https://pastebin.com/YVHPswYz
We have a computer that the browsers (Chrome and Windows Internet) are slow to load.  Yet in another computer, same OS (Windows 10), it works fine.  We also noticed that if we use Remote Desktop and or Teamviewer to connect to the good computer, it doesn't.

What can be causing this and how do we fix it?
Can a domain be pointed at a YouTube channel?

I am curious if this wold work, that a domain like:


could be made to point at


I just want not sure static a YouTube address was...

We have a clickonce-application, which we cannot alter.

Now we have the following issue:

We have added the server to our trusted sites so that we are sure which zone it's taking.
When the security level for this zone is set to "Medium-Low", the application is starting without any issue.
When we switch the level to "Medium", we see that a screen is popping up but it disappears as fast as it comes up.

A next text we have done, was setting the zone to "Medium-Low" and press reset, but through the button "custom level" we have set everything the same as we should have when we set it in "Medium".
It runnig fine than.

If we do the opposite, it's not working (A next text we have done, was setting the zone to "Medium" and press reset, but through the button "custom level" we have set everything the same as we should have when we set it in "Medium-Level"

What can cause this ? Are there some "hidden" settings involved ?


Web Browsers





Web browsers are applications used primarily to display documents, files and media from the Internet, identified by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that can be a page, image, video or other file. Some browsers require the use of add-ons or extensions to safely render the information they receive; others have systems built into them to perform the same functions.