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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I went to extensions ( not add-ons) in Google settings and also to my control panel and programs. I saw nothing to identify these lower right hand corner popup ads. I used Malwarebytes and it found nothing and Trend micro finds nothing, I cleared all chrome data. These ads were x rated and now not so.
Within the ad you see: Google Chrome - www.heavy-r.com.
Is there a setting in Chrome to stop these or should I remove Chrome? I do see a option in the settings to restore Chrome to the default.
This started early yesterday and never before. When they pop up which is every 5-10 minutes, if I ignore them they close. When they re-appear an annoying sound.
Close does nothing and open just opens another window to some site,
Multiple browser death on Windows 10

Hello Experts,  Yesterday we had a windows 10 box become unusable.  Browsing using Edge, IE or Chrome fails to connect and display a webpage (locally or to the Internet)

DNS resolves.
I am able to ping IP addresses both locally and on the internet.
wireshark shows the requests going out and data coming back.
Antivirus is up to date, the system runs clean.
Malware bytes also runs clean.

There is unusually high disk utilization and we are currently running chkdisk on it ...

Any ideas on what would knock out the browsers?
I am using the jQuery effect slide for animation.  It works great on Chrome, but in IE, if I scroll the animation up, it moves the page back down on it's own.  Obviously not a good thing.

Any ideas on this would be greatly appreciated.

<!-- Carousel -->
<section id="carousel_gadget" ]>
  <div data-ng-click="toggleSettings()" data-ng-show="inEditMode" class="settings-cog">
    <i class="fas fa-cog"></i> {{gadgetTitle}}

  <div class="carousel d3-card d3-card-main d3-card-announcement">
    <div class="carousel-inner">
      <div class="feature" ng-model="slides" ng-hide="HideSlide">
        <div id="jq" style="float: left;">
          <img class="feature-img" data-ng-src="{{slides[currentItem].Image}}" alt="{{slides[currentItem].Title}}" data-ng-if="!slides[currentItem].IsPublishingImage" />

          <div class="feature-content">
            <div><a class="read-more-small-button" href="/sites/portal/Pages/Some_ShowAll.aspx">More</a></div>
            <div class="eyebrow">List Data</div>
            <div class="title"><a href="/sites/portal/Pages/Some_ReadMore.aspx?Listname=ListName&ItemID={{slides[currentItem].Id}}">{{slides[currentItem].Title | adjustlength:100}}</a></div>
            <div class="date">{{slides[currentItem].Date | date:'MMMM d, y'}}</div>
            <div class="blurb">{{slides[currentItem].Description | adjustlength:150}}</div>
            <div class="button"><a 

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hi, im using google chrome last time when i search something in chrome it will show google search algorithn but now it show other search algorithn call losx.xyz. how to fix. i try to uninstall and install back cannot.please assist.
I noticed just right now that my Mobile bookmarks folder in Chrome had suddenly disappeared. I would like to know why did that happen and how do I restore it or create another folder if possible?

Thank you.

I need to know how to turn a URL (link) into a document that I can put on Google Drive in a shared folder.  I'd like people to be able to double-click on this document and it sends them to the destination URL.

I want to be able to download video that is streamed to me via a browser. In this case internet explorer. How do I do this?
Is there a way to configure Chrome to open PDF links in the installed Adobe Reader DC - rather than opening them in the built-in viewer (which is not as capable) or downloading them (which is not as convenient)?
I got a new Lenovo laptop (Windows 10), and somehow a browser program called "Chromium" got installed.  I am trying to get rid of it, but the usual uninstall program doesn't work.  It seems to start - then gives me choices for saving settings (none of which are the settings I want), and won't let me continue with the uninstall unless I select from the settings choices they offer.  This seems very troubling.  How can I get rid of this?


Firefox 70.0.1 in Windows 7.

My Bookmarks (Bookmarks menu > Show all bookmarks) is laid out as:

All Bookmarks
        Bookmarks Toolbar
        Bookmarks Menu
        Other Bookmarks

I save my bookmarks in separate folders I create under the "Bookmarks Menu".

When I used to bookmark a page using the option "Bookmarks" menu > "Bookmark this page" I was shown a dialog where I could choose an existing folder for the new bookmark or could create a new folder in which to save it.  At some point over the last 6 months or longer (I can't remember for certain) the bookmarks are saved automatically in the "Other Bookmarks" folder and all I see up at the Firefox hamburger icon is a green "Saved to Library" notification.

I cannot find any settings in the "Library" window (Show all bookmarks) or in Firefox "Options" to force that original dialog to show so that I can choose where to save each new bookmark.  Any ideas?
I've tried Chrome portable browsers but they still auto-import proxy from the registry.
I need portable browsers as no privilege to install : only portables can install without
admin rights.

I need a browser to be able to use Whatsapp.web.com   on my PC:
Whatsapp indicates only Chrome, IE & Safari (& 2 others that I can't recall) could
support Whatsapp web.  I've tried Opera portable but it also imports the proxy
& it's greyed out ie I can't edit it.  Somehow Safari portable requires admin
rights to install, quite odd
Hi Experts,

I get the following errors on my developer console on my chrome browser.

A cookie associated with a cross-site resource at http://pinterest.com/ was set without the `SameSite` attribute. A future release of Chrome will only deliver cookies with cross-site requests if they are set with `SameSite=None` and `Secure`. You can review cookies in developer tools under Application>Storage>Cookies and see more details at https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/5088147346030592 and https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/5633521622188032.

(index):1 A cookie associated with a cross-site resource at http://www.facebook.com/ was set without the `SameSite` attribute. A future release of Chrome will only deliver cookies with cross-site requests if they are set with `SameSite=None` and `Secure`. You can review cookies in developer tools under Application>Storage>Cookies and see more details at https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/5088147346030592 and https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/5633521622188032.

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How to resolve this error.  My application is Django application on back end and Reactjs on front-end

I had to make an api call from my front end.   I was getting cors error.  The things I had done for this is as follows:

I had made mode:'no-cors'

will this cause an error?

         {credentials:"include",crossDomain:true, mode: 'no-cors',headers:{'content-type':'application/x-www-form-urlencoded'}})
        (result) => {
            localStorage.setItem('sessionid', result.sessionid);
      .catch(error => console.log("error- ", error));

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Please help in resolving this issue.

Any help is highly appreciated
Where are my Firefox downloads??????
I downloaded a group of large files using Firefox but the browser didn't ask me where to store them.  the actual names of the files are convoluted and I don't remember their names.
And they're NOT in the downloads folder.
How can I find them.
When I asked to download them, all I got was this dialog box:

Chrome keeps on crashing.  Sometimes it's after 1 hour or sometimes it's after 5 or 6 hours. It's happening with multiple websites, but one in particular, which is an internal website on one of my servers, my my network monitoring site.

The computer I'm using is brand new, it's a Dell, has 32GB ram, 512 GB SSD, 6core processor, and I turned off all sleep settings, so it never goes to sleep.

Here's some screenshots.  This same issue is also happening on a different computer as well, so it's something with Chrome and not windows 10 is what I'm thinking.
I'm running the newest version of chrome.

Any suggestions how to fix this?
how to install google chrome browser via SCCM

I downloaded the standalone offline installer (about 57MB),

One issue, if you install the exe while the browser is open, it needs to close to apply the update or click relaunch from the browser. But via a script, how can we do it.

The deployment script.bat working fine at a local computer, but when I deploy it via SCCM its installs the chrome but not closing the browser and displays some message as chrome installed without administrative.

Anyone have abetter idea to install/update chrome, please share

Below script:

start "Installing Chrome Silently" /wait "ChromeStandaloneSetup.exe" /silent /install
echo x=msgbox("Google Chrome browser has been updated successfully. For security reasons, it will relaunch automatically after three minutes.",0,"Security Team") > %tmp%\tmp.vbs
cscript //nologo %tmp%\tmp.vbs
del %tmp%\tmp.vbs
@echo off 
timeout /t 180 /nobreak
taskkill /F /IM chrome.exe /T
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --restore-last-session

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Hi Experts,

Our application is designed with Caspio tools, and they only support 4 browsers with the latest versions.

They wrote for us a utility that will keep track of which browser/version the users have used to log into our app.

How do I determine if for example those two stored versions below are the latest or not?

Mozilla/5.0 (iPad; CPU OS 9_3_5 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/601.1.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/9.0 Mobile/13G36 Safari/601.1
Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_9_5) AppleWebKit/601.7.8 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/9.1.3 Safari/537.86.7

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Hello Experts!

I am working on asp.net application in asp.net technology the application is very old around 10 years back.
I am using this configuration in web.config:

<sessionState mode="StateServer" stateConnectionString="tcpip=" cookieless="UseCookies" timeout="20" cookieName ="DrainId"/>

As we know that Session hijacking means if someone steal/copy session cookie and paste it another browser then the one can access any inner page of the web application.
how can we stop the session hijacking so that if session cookie is pasted in another browser we can redirect such request to the login page.

 I copied this way the cookie so that I can paste in another browser and open inner page.
Does anyone know if it would be possible to add a menu item to a right-click context menu?

As a part of my on-going test drive of browsers, I've discovered that one particular browser displays certain pages better than another, so what I currently do is right-click a hyperlink, copy the link and then paste into the other browser windows address bar.

What I'd "like" to be able to do, (using Google Chrome) is right-click any hyperlink on any given web page and select a menu item like "Open in Brave Browser" so that the page will automatically open in Brave, even though it may not be set as the default browser.

How long should it take to do an Advanced clearing of the browsing data in Chrome?  It's been spinning for about 30 minutes now.  I had done the Basic clear browsing data and that took  few minutes, then decided to do the Advance clear.  Is this normal?  There are 11,684 Browsing History, 3276 Download History, 5027 Cookies and other site data...ect...
I'm writing some selenium automation using c# in Visual Studio with NUnit and Chrome browser. In the webpage there is a Yes button which opens a new window.

The webpage states - Do you wish to proceed Yes / No?

Answer [Yes] a new window opens and then another new window within that has a [Print] button

The button has some javascript associated with it:  onclick="return printId();"
function printId() 
	var orgName=$("#organisationId option:selected").html();
	var siteName=$("#siteId option:selected").html();
    var container = $('#svgDiv');
    var productId=$('#packProductId').val();
    var printWindow = window.open('', '', 'height=400,width=800');
    printWindow.document.write('</head><body  onafterprint="printerStatus();"><body  onafterprint="printerStatus();">');

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When the [Yes] button is clicked in Selenium the new window opens but the click event does not complete, the code hangs on the click and then throws a timeout error after 60 seconds. It looks like the new window opens and completes i.e. there is nothing to indicate the new window is still loading, nothing is spinning. To resolve this i enclosed the click in a try catch to handle the error. However the next section of code then times out after 60 seconds as well.

By complete chance i left this code running on the try-catch in debug and found that if i sleep for 9 minutes (so thats 10 minutes in total including the 60 second click timeout), then the code continues without any further timeouts. If i reduce the sleep time the timeout failure re-occurs.

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My Google Chrome history is not syncing across all devices, i.e. from my iPad to my PC desktop. I used to be able to view iPad Chrome history on my PC, but it is not there.

I checked my settings on both devices, and still, the iPad history is not there. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
I would like to know if there is a solution to this problem that I have had for the past few months with my Chrome browser. This is a 2 part issue. First, When I click on some links in Outlook 2016 to open in my default browser or Secondly, When clicking on some links in Chrome, The webpage opens up in a maximized fashion, things are not in order and it looks like things are scattered in different places. When I click F5 to refresh the page then things go back to normal. I already uninstalled and reinstalled Chrome. Have the latest version. Running it with no extensions and now I only have 4 extensions, but I highly doubt that the extensions that I currently have are the culprit. Can someone please help me with a solution for once and for all to end this problem. I will include a screen capture of a link that was opened from Chrome .

Thank you,


Problem Webpage in Chrome.JPG
Google Chrome stoped working on several of my pcs. Everything has been working fine for the past month or so but now some of the pcs are getting the erro message  "Aw, Snap! Something went wrong while displaying this webpage.  (Button Reload). Any page you try to load including the settings page, add ons, etc. will show me the same message. I tried to uninstall and re-install the application but it did not make a differenct. I tried uninstalling it with Revo Uninstaller to remove any registry files left behind and re-install but nothing seems to fix the issue. I am getting more and more requests with the same issue. For now I am isntalling Firefox as an alternative but I really need to fix Chrome.  Has any of you experience this issue and if you have how did you fix it? Thank you in advance.
Hi Experts,

Two questions...

1- Is there a way to temporary change the JavaScript code of a production site for testing without affecting the site itself by other users?
2- I have a link that when double clicking on that it keeps spinning, but when I copy/paste the URL in the navigation pane it works, how can I troubleshoot that?

I visited drama.net using Chrome & since then I've been getting
pop-ups including one saying my PC is damaged/infected.

I then scan using updated Malwarebytes & the "damaged/infected"
message stops popping up but the various advertising pop-ups
continue to show in Chrome: refer to attached screen.  These will
only show up if Chrome is up & running (even if Chrome is not the
active screen currently, the popups will show;  only way to stop is
to shut down Chrome).

How else can I get rid of these persistent pop-ups?  Ideally not
reinstall Chrome as I've a few plug-ins & Bookmarks in it already
& if need to reinstall, let me know how to port over these plug-
ins & bookmarks

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.