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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We have a user who needs to clear out their chrome browser history but it is grayed out and "blocked by administrator." We checked the group policies both local and on the domain and there is nothing indicating that the setting has been blocked. We updated the software, and ran an anti-malware scan. We would prefer to not uninstall and reinstall so we are looking for other options.
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I'm trying to develop HTML text highlighter for my project i noticed the component find on page  in android chrome which perform very fast i need to know is this component depend on java-script for highlighting or it used native code in android and i want to know what the algorithm they used on it to make it very fast i need some hint to implement it in my project but i need to be able modify it as i need like diacritic ignore and so on  find in page
Is there a Chrome Extension or way of blocking or adding ADMIN level permission to allowing Chrome Browser extensions to be installed? Have a customer that constantly installed malicious chrome extensions in the browser.
Hi Experts,

on my VMWARE lab with vSPhere6.0 I cannot login anymore through the webclient.
Do you have any ideas ?

I have used Chrome and IE and EDGE, I can see the login screen but always with cert errors.
The login itself is not working.
Hi everyone,

I'm trying to install the Microsoft Lync Web App Plugin.  I get to a point during the process where I'm prompted to run the plug in, in order to get audio and video.  However, as the progress bar gets to about 90% complete a dialogue box generates and indicates the "The specified account already exists", then closes and the users is never able to reach their meeting.

Here are some details surrounding the setup -

  • The device is a Dell laptop
  • The OS is a WIN 7 64-bit platform
  • Running Microsoft Office 2013
  • This is a domain environment
  • The user is a standard user on the laptop
  • I, as an admin, have installed the Skype Meetings App as I can see it listed in Control Panel
  • I've also got the latest version of Silver Light installed
  • I've also uninstalled and reinstalled the Skype Meetings App a couple times and get the same dialogue box - Account Already Exists
  • I've cleared the cache and history
  • We don't run Office 365

I'm a bit stumped.  Any thoughts?

Thanks for your help.
Hello,  I am trying create documentation from a web site. When I print to a pdf file or printer the web page is all distorted.  Is there an easy way to print what is displayed on my browser screen?

I am using Chrome version 71.0.3578.98
Search engines have changed the display of a domain name in search results by adding random capitalization.  

For example, what once was listed as


now many, but not all, listings have been changed to


with the "A" and the "C" capitalized in search results. (Just an example.  Not actual site)

So, a page that might have shown in search results as:

The 747 Seat Tray - aircraft.com
https://www.aircraft.com/?view=wide&db=11 Translate this page View Similar Sites
The seat tray was first introduced in the late 1960s in a precursor to the 747 the 727
and was met with mixed reviews. Many passengers wondered if drinks would ...

now shows

The 747 Seat Tray - AirCraft.com
https://www.aircraft.com/?view=wide&db=11 Translate this page View Similar Sites
The seat tray was first introduced in the late 1960s in a precursor to the 747 the 727
and was met with mixed reviews. Many passengers wondered if drinks would ...

No changes have been made to the <title> or <description> tags in the pages.  Site has been online for a long time.  Only recent changes was to upgrade some coding, add wider https.  But, nothing substantive.

Interestingly, it is always shows this after the dash.  So that the pages' <title> correctly display, but the site url appended to the title with a dash now shows this modified capitalization.

Article Title - SiteUrl
Description lorem ipsum lorem ipsum lorem ipsum...
I created a Chrome GPO to apply to both users and computer settings

1) sets home button
2) opens home button url on startup

It works on most workstations.  However, on one workstation the home button, and on startup settings are not working.  

After the GPO is applied, the workstations Chrome settings show:
Show home button:
-settings are managed by administrator (greyed out) but....
- new tab page radio button is checked
- home page url radio button is not checked, but it has the correct greyed out URL

On startup:
- Open a specific page or set of pages radio button is selected, greyed out, and has the correct homepage url.    However, when a new instance of the browser is started, it goes to another older homepage url that is no longer listed.  

How do I set the GPO to force this workstation's chrome install to have the homepage url radio button checked, and go to the correct page on Startup?
How can I set Enable Ephemeral Flash Permissions in Chrome via GPO to disabled?

I know how to do this manually:

1.      Type chrome://flags/ in your Chrome browser URL search bar
2.      Search for Enable Ephemeral Flash Permissions
3.      Change this setting to Disabled.
4.      Restart Browser

But, I want to setup a GPO for it instead.  Any suggestions?
refer to attached:

I've set to start IE  loading last session's tabs:
however, when rebooting PC or under certain unknown
conditions, the last tabs were not loaded & got a fresh
IE tab instead.

With Chrome, when PC is rebooted or force terminate
the browser, I'll still get the last session's tabs.

What else is missing for my IE?
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On random Mac OS devices running Mojave (any version):

SOCKS proxy is automatically re-enabled after every reboot/power cycle.

By default, no proxy settings should be configured.

The proxy is configured with: localhost port 8080

This causes all email apps to go offline intermittently. Also it causes all web browsers to become "unable to load" any web page.

Once the proxy is manually disabled in Network Preferences; everything works fine.

How do I disable permanently?
Why does the SOCKS proxy auto enable after the device is power cycled?
Hello experts,
We have intermittent browsing issues (accessing internal and Saas applications) in our company, and just wanted to find out for your expert advices as to how you guys go about troubleshooting it. Does it always require a 3rd party solution to determine the bottlenecks.

One of instances are both IE and chrome (both on VDI and physical machine), goes to page isn't working if it stays for a certain period of time.


Thanks a lot.
I am using digital ocean and keycdn to optimize delivery of static assets for a client.

I am editing the content meta data to enable gzip compression for certain larger files.

I have javascript that i obviously dont want to be downloaded to the users computer but loaded by the browser, do i need to set the content-disposition? And do i set it to inline or do i just leave it blank?

Here are the settings i have:

Content-Type: text/javascript
Cache-Control: 60
Content-Encoding: Gzip
Content-Disposition: Inline? Blank?
I'm using ABC Spellchecker for Chrome, but it flags any word with an apostreophe, like "you're"  as a  misspellling,   How can I get it to allow apostrophes?  Thanks.
windows 10 sends a print job on notepad, chrome to
hp deskjet 1510

printer then prints blank sheets

how can I troubleshoot
Is there any working solution to block AJAX popup divs in Chrome and Firefox?
example of mobile website in iframe and in simulatorexample of mobile website in iframe and in simulatorHi I would like show a mobile version website in my website on a desktop computer, how I can do it?
-I was thinking using an iframe, but they show me the desktop version inside the iframe.
- I tried to change the user-agent of the iframe but doesn't work for me (maybe is possible)
- I don't want use chrome inspector to achieve this.
- I don't want use version like m.website.com because I don't know how to generate all the different URL
- I prefer a client solution without server if is possible
- I there is a solution I'll love have some working code

(for instance you can try https://www.linguee.it/)

(for instance you can try https://www.linguee.it/)
Hello Community Members...

I have Edge browser with about 50 bookmark folders

When I want to move a web - page from one folder to another
the favourites folder tree MOVES QUICKLY so have to do a " HIT 'n' MISS " till I GET IT RIGHT !

Is there a way to press a key OR set of keys to slow it down OR stop it from moving

Have tried keys like Wins Logo CTRL and SHIFT KEYS but not working

All help Valued as ALWAYS

Best Paul M
Hi Experts,
we have a site created in Caspio that has some required fields.
We realized that some of the required fields are coming thru w/o containing data.
So were told by Caspio that is probably due to those users using an old browser.
They created a field named user_agent that will capture which browser were used for each record data entry.
Now I created a list of all records with missing data in required field along with the data captured in this field named user_agent (browser).
See attached.
Wondering what are those values are and how can we sent a message informing this and this browser is not supported...
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Hi All,

I want to open a google chrome browser with a web address into a scheduled tasks make it 1 min delayed after someone logs into the computer.
I have tried on a personal computer but when I try on a domain connected machine it doesn't run. Not sure if group policy is blocking this?
Any suggestions would be good to know thank you.
Have been getting this on all workstations.

The machine-default permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID
 and APPID
 to the user 92NDSTY\lkrotman SID (S-1-5-21-1946247470-735590240-313593124-13693) from address LocalHost (Using LRPC) running in the application container Unavailable SID (Unavailable). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.

the APP ID is Rutimenbroker but the error pops up every time the user uses Chrome (web browser)

I have taken ownership of the registry keys - gone into DCOM -
Launch and activation
- gave local / remove activation access to local administrators, domain administrators, the user, myself, network service, local service, system. authenticated users, even the everyone group and nothing.

Problem still continues. I'm at a loss to what can be done now to stop this error from happening
Getting errors setting up SublimeText 3 user keymap for View-In-Browser plugin..

My View In Browser settings.sublime-settigs are:
	"posix": {
		"darwin": {
			"firefox": "open -a \"/Foreign Apps/Firefox/Firefox Developer Edition.app\"",
			"safari": "open -a \"/Applications/Safari.app\"",
			"chrome": "open -a \"/Foreign Apps/Google/Google Chrome.app\"",
			"opera": "open -a \"/Foreign Apps/Opera/Opera.app\""

	"browser": "firefox"

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My Default (OSX).sublime-keymap-User are:
 { "keys": [ "super+e" ], "command": "view-in-browser" },
 { "keys": [ "alt+1” ], “command”: “view_in_browser”, “args”: { “browser”: "firefox" } },
 { "keys": [ "alt+2" ], "command": "view-in-browser", "args": { "browser": "chrome" } },
 { "keys": [ "alt+3" ], "command": "view-in-browser', “args”: { “browser”: “safari” } },
 { "keys": [ "alt+4" ], "command": "view-in-browser", "args": { "browser": "opera" } }

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python console shows: "Error trying to parse file: Unexpected character, expected a comma or closing bracket in Packages/User/Default (OSX).sublime-keymap:4:95"

Can somebody point out the error, because I just can't see it.

How can i interrogate a webpage to find out what events are triggers when i interact with it?

I see that Chrome and Edge both have fancy looking Inspect features. How could i use these to find out what events are triggered when i click on, or hover over, nodes on the following fusion chart?


This is an aside to:

User is has Google Earth Pro installed, but when they access Google Maps in Chrome they see heavily pixelated images when in 3D mode. I have reset cache in Browser as well as resetting cache in Google Earth Pro. I have also toggled Open GL/Direct X settings, no luck. Google Maps runs fine in Internet Explorer.
Can anyone help with this?

Thanks All
Hi Team,

website no longer compatible with IE 11, when we enabled compatible mode in IE11 and opens the website one message triggers stating that it is no longer supported with link "https://whatbrowser.org/"when user clicks on it it  says that "website will be unavailiable after 30 Nov 2018"

what is  the best way to handle this scenario, i was advised to addsome custom text something like" turn-off compatiblility mode" ,

Please suggest. Also is there any international site wish support the content in different languages French\German\English\Spanish  etc.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

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.