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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If Google Chrome is telling me that a website failed to load, what are my alternatives?

OS: Windows 10
Do I need to add the site to the trust site list?
Should I try in FireFox, Edge and Internet Explorer 11?
Should I just try to connect to the site via its IP address?
Any prohibition from homeland security that we should not be using chrome and use Firefox. Anyone  please help
Using outlook 2013, hyperlinks do not open.  An error appears as "Your organization's policies are preventing us from completing this action for you." 2019-07-25-Shared.jpghtml.jpg
Also when trying to change default browser, HTML associations setting not selected.
So I have tried re-installing all 3 browsers, IE, Chrome & Firefox.
In registry, pointed .html to Default key "htmlfile".  still same issue.  Also did quick repair on Office
I am looking to set up a free DDNS for clients that do not have a static IP, the most I hear from are no ip and DynDNS, I also see more option in my router wondering what is the one you would recommend.
Every now and then I keep on getting this message whenever I try to access a website. In this case it was Facebook. I got this message."This site can not be reached". Why do I get this message and how do I fix it so that I can reach the site?

Thank you,

Basem Khawaja

Facebook Can't Connect.

My Carousel is messed on on Google Chrome but only on Windows (fine on mac)


google chrome screen shot
I have a compiled application that includes an OLE web browser control and the program automatically loads a specific web page.

On confirmation to continue a new page should load for entry of a user name and password.

This fails with a status code of  2146697208

I have also tested directly in Internet Explorer and the same behavior occurs suggesting the program code is not at fault.

The user has Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8
In the gmail app on my iPhone, I have four personal and business emails set up.  I'd like to be able to see them each separately.

When I open gmail in my Chrome browser, I can "Add account" to see my separate inboxes in separate tabs in my browser.

So on my iPhone I'd like to be able to do the same thing.  I'm sure it used to be this way, but now I'm seeing "All Inboxes".

I have a GPO to set the default web page in Chrome.  The setting in my GPO is Computer Configuration>Policies>Administrative Templates>Google>Google Chrome>Home Page>Configure the home page URL.  

On a test workstation, I did a gpupdate /force, and rsop.msc shows in attached.  

Still, when I open up Chrome, I do not see the home page I specified.  

Please advise.  

Hello. I'm trying to write VBA code (in Excel) to browse web pages and save them to files.

I already have VBA code to automate Internet Explorer, navigate to web pages, and extract the text of the pages. But now I want to save the entire page, including images. In other words, I'd like to do the equivalent of manually printing the web page to PDF, saving it as an MHTML file, saving it as "Web page, Complete" (with the images in a separate folder), or possibly saving the whole web page as one image file.

I've tried...

1. Initiating a print job in IE, having made "Print to PDF" the default. I've tried various variations on this statement:


The problem is that it opens a Print dialog box followed by a Save File dialog box, and the only way I can find to interact with these boxes is to use SendKeys. But that's unrelaible. I don't know how long to wait for the dialog box to appear before sending the keys.

2. Creating an MHTML file using CDO, with this statement:

cdoMsg.CreateMHTMLBody url, cdoSuppressNone

This works, but it produces a very poorly rendered version of the web page.

Can you suggest any other options, please? I'd be open to using method #1 above, if I could detect when the dialog boxes are ready to receive keys with SendKeys. Alternatively, perhaps I should use a different technology. I'm only really familiar with VBA, but I understand that there are VBA wrappers available for WebKit and…
I have a Quicktime .MOV file that I would like to convert into a autoplaying, looping file of some sort that I could then place on a website.

It is an animation, with just a few graphic images moving.

I need it to very very compact.  A similar Shockwave Flash file was 140k

Is there a way to create a script to log me into my shopify account, and literally make one or two clicks (option changes), and log out?

I need to do the same things every week, and I would like to know if there's a way to automate that?  In contacting shopify, they don't allow us to make any changes to the API,
so we can't do it that way.
I have a client with an Internet issue when using Yahoo mail. This is a sbcglobal account. When they try to log on, the system will come back with a message that cprodmasx.att.com took too long to respond. This happens on all computers on their network in the office. It happens in all browsers. It happens with the AV installed or uninstalled. It does not happen when a computer is directly connect to the Comcast modem/router.

I'm not sure where to look for the answer to this problem. All of the other websites respond properly. I can get to gmail without a problem. There seems to be no other sites giving them issues. The mail does come through using Thunderbird as an email client. Unfortunately, they like the web interface and not the email clients like Thunderbird or Outlook. (Sigh...).

The email is accessible without a problem from anywhere offsite so it's not a site problem but something within the system. The only thing that I can think of is the hardware in the middle, the 24 port switch. It's an unmanaged switch so there's not a lot that can go wrong. Does this make sense to any of you? Is there something else that I might be missing (may with DNS or something else I'm not thinking of?)

If I do a traceroute, it get to a certain point out on the web (well outside of the local network) and then just keeps timing out. Traceroute to att.net resolves to the ip address properly.

I'd appreciate anyone's input on this one.
Chrome gets hung after full uninstall and reinstall. The task is suspended and chrome can only be restarted after a reboot.
My Google searches seem to have been hijacked

Every query comes up Search Encrypt

And the contents are not Google search results.

What's going on??
We have an Exagrid server (de-duplicating storage device which is running some flavor of linux) on our internal network.

Its IP address is

It issued its own self-signed certificate:  Certificate Path = "Exagrid Local Root CA \ Exagrid Local Site CA \ dev1.ourdomain.com"

When I browse to:  httpS://  (or to httpS://exagrid.mydomain.com),  I get the error: "Certificate cannot be verified up to trusted certification authority"

Question: what's the best practice so that any client on our internal network can talk httpS to this internal exagrid linux server?

Should the exagrid folks provide me a certificate that I'm supposed to distribute to all the clients on our internal windows network?

Or, am I supposed to get a public certificate for exagrid.mydomain.com which would resolve to an internal address?

Exagrid provided me a file names: cacert.pem ;  I'm not sure what to do with this.

Thanks and sorry if this is a really dumb question.

I think this is a simple one.

First things first: I have a couple of websites I built myself using Front Page. They are simple, and FrontPage got it done.

This past week, I had to change the home page of one of them temporarily. I replaced it with an edited version of the same page containing a note saying the regular site would be up shortly. It took me a couple of days to be able to replace the original page, which of course is named "index.htm" I replaced the edited version with the regular home page this morning.

But the EDITED version is still showing!

Thinking I might be losing my mind, I brought up the page in two different browsers other then my main one, Chrome, and the original  one which should be appearing did in fact appear just fine in Opera and Pale Moon.

Is this another dandy little thing that Chrome has perpetrated?

What would be causing Chrome to close unexpectedly sometimes when I click?

It never closes completely on its own but only in response to a click. For example, I can have a dozen tabs open, each of which I've clicked in some number of times, but then with the next click, the browser completely closes (as though I clicked the Close X in the right-upper corner). Then other times I can be only 4-5 clicks into the first tab I've opened and suddenly the same thing happens.

When I restart Chrome, I always get the pop up asking if I want to Restore the previous tabs (ie it acts as though it was shut down due to a power loss or something similar rather than as though I purposely had closed it).

The lethal clicks seem to be completely random and I have not been able to detect anything common about those clicks which result in the shut down vs other clicks. In other words, it might occur when I click anywhere in the app, such as a link or an image or simply in text. It also seems to be unrelated to how long I've had the browser open, how many times I've clicked, how many tabs are open, etc.

I've tried restarting Windows but the problem persists.

We are having an issue with resolving a website address internally.

Our original company website www.123.com, was redesigned and is now named www.1234.com.  Typing in www.123.com will resolve to www.1234.com.

However, if you are connected to internal internet and enter www.123.com, you resolve to www.123.com and you do not get forwarded to www.1234.com

This only happens with desktops/laptops, phones resolve properly.  Have tried with systems that were not part of local domain, issue is the same as long as connected to internal internet connection.  The website was never hosted internally.

We've looked through our Sonicwall tz400 and can't find anything.  Nothing on Barracuda web filter either (wasn't likely, but had to look).

Where could a rule/setting to cause this exist?
Can you establish a VPN connection via a web browser?
Lets say you login to the a website, then it downloads a software to your desktop, can that be used in lieu  of software such as direct access?
Browsers freeze on certain workstation.  the two browsers that freeze are chrome and ie11.   the browsers freeze on one in-house app and one web app hosted in the cloud.  does someone have a starting point to look at.  Task manager doesn't help and the network never went down for this pc either.
Unable to export all of the bookmarks from Google Chrome, when someone is signed into gmail. But I can export all the Chrome bookmarks, when I sign out of the gmail account.
What is the root cause of the problem?
Google Chrome Enterprise
Why am I unable to hold down the shift key and open Microsoft Edge browser, to get the menu option, open as a different user?
We have inherited a wordpress site that does not have ssl, so login credentials are sent plain text (the site doesnt collect any other personal data). Are there any recommendations on who to use and any other dos and donts regarding selecting a certificate and approx costs. Are the costs 'one off' or annual?
On Internet Explorer, we have the Top Sites and Feeds coming up unintentionally of sites visited. Is the ere a way to prevent / stop / block this so that we only have a Google Sevice?

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.