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We have windows 7 and windows 10 PC in our network. Recently when students searches particular image on google search, it  returns with unsuitable materials that is  unsuitable for a school environment.

We use Google chrome and Internet explorer and Is there any Group policy to turn the safe search on the students GPO.
I noticed very interesting, please see the attached picture PC -1. On the windows 7 PC s when imaged is searched on the Google chrome or Internet Explorer the "SafeSearch on is not on.

But at the same time if I go to a windows 10 PC (attached PC-2 image)  and open Google chrome or Microsoft edge it says "SafeSearch" is on and it doesn’t bring any inappropriate images.

Our filtering system is BLOXX and is hosted outside our network and not sure from where the "SafeSearch on" settings are picked from. Please help where could be the problem, any help to resolve this will be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
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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...
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.
I am trying to clear space in my gmail. I have deleted a load of photos and videos in Google Drive.  Having subsequently emptied the Trash, the space used has now gone down from 30GB to 20GB. See the details of my Google Drive usage below. The size of my files stored in Google Drive is ~3GB. I found this out using the Google Drive folder in my windows profile. There are various folders that have been shared with me. One folder has been shared with me but I have write privileges and so I have uploaded some photos to it. Do those photos use up my Google Drive space even though the folder is owned by someone else? (This folder appears in "My Drive" and in the "Shared with me" folder.  All the other folders that have been shared with me appear only in the "Shared with me" folder.)

The main problem that I have is that I am unable to establish where my storage space is being used up, owing to the fact that Google Drive has no "right click > properties" function. I am wondering if there is some kind of Chrome Addon that would enable me to have this kind of function.

Thank you

20.11 GB used
Drive      14.97 GB
Gmail      5.13 GB
Google Photos      0 GB
30 GB total storage
Your plan      0 GB
Provided by your domain      30 GB
We have a number of new Window 10 (64bit, Education version) desktops and Chrome browser is hanging whilst trying to load pages.

The profiles are new,  Chrome has been reset, reinstalled and is up to date.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.?

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.
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android 7 chrome browser
takes a long time to load
and alot of page space
Dear expert,

I have an email based on Hotmail company.

I always access it through the web browsers with no issue. Today, I have bought an iPad and iPhone and tried to configure them on both devices.
I went to the mail section and added them successfully but only one email had downloaded. I logged into the mail section again and change the download option to no limit but the rest of emails are not downloading yet.
One of our techs deploy 6 Windows 2016 servers. After deployment:
  • when using Internet Explorer and google.com it defaults to Arabic text
  • when using Google Chrome, ALL pages default to Arabic text and the only work around was to enable translation to English

We have checked the system language and regional settings and it is set to US English.

Even when we sent a 2FA code from GMail it sends it in Arabic text.

We are not experiencing this on any other systems.

Has anyone seen this before?
I have a customer who switched their website over to SquareSpace and use a calendar that derives its information from a Google Calendar - everything was working fine until about a week ago when only one person can see the calendar on their system - and only on Firefox, not IE or Chrome.  Other people get a permissions error or says it cannot display in the frame.  I have had them try different browsers, clearing cache/history but same issue.  The link is:  https://www.fpcsiouxfalls.org/calendar/
Hello, I've recently signed up with an eCommerce platform called DropGecko. It allows me to quickly add products to my store by importing the downloadable CSV files as-is, from AliExpress's "Hot Products" section in their affiliate portal. This works fine, but to add individual products to Dropgecko is more of a pain (lots of manual entering).
    What would be fantastic is maybe some chrome extension that would write all the pertinent product info fields to a CSV file when I am viewing/displaying a specific product on the Aliexpress site.

The relevant fields I need (and that come straight from Hot Products CSV download) are:

"Category Name","CategoryID","Product Name","ProductID","Product Image Url","allImageUrls(5<)","Product Url","originalPrice($)","salePrice($)","Commission Rate","Out of Stock Date","Discount","Click url"

The extension could of course export extra info fields... I could just edit these out in Excel.

I have couple of iFace 900 biometric device in couple of places (Branch offices).   I am requested to have a centralized management for all.
I am not sure how to do this.
I came to know there is a company did some workaround and make it working over the web.

Is there any one who can help with this?

Hi Experts.

I am having the problem like this, I have a RTSP Stream which is redirect from a Ubuntu Server with Live555. This is the URL-liked:

So the question is, how can i put this stream directly on the Web Browser, which mean embed the RTSP stream to HTML, no need to convert it to HTTP.

I have found some solutions like activeX, NPAPI, but it does not support on today browser like Chrome anymore. Is there another solution for this problem?

Hope can hear some solutions soon.

i have multiple ms accounts and I always use visual studio community 2015 IDE as well as TFS Online.
My issue is: sometime MS Visual Studio keeps remember my first ms account for e.g. client A. When I try to sign out and sign in another MS account for client B - TFS online
It does not allow me to connect client B - TFS online. Seem like the cache issue but have no idea how to fix it
I recently deployed an implementation of IdentityServer4 which uses multiple ADFS external providers.  On one of the ADFS external providers, I get a strange error in Chrome with an error of 'ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR' when the browser is redirected by to the external/callback URL.  I have been attempting to find out why I am getting this error, but all references I find online have to do with making changes to Chrome.  I want to understand 'WHY' I am getting this error from this specific external provider rather than needing users to fix their browsers.  Had anyone else ever experienced this issue with ADFS or any other web application and have gotten an 'ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR' message?  Any suggestions are appreciated.  Thanks.
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I cannot find any setting in google chrome to open a pop up as new tab in same windows. I know about the OneWindow extension but my boss is not happy with it. Please help
I do not want my users to right in a iFrame and save the file onto the  computer.

I was able to control it on Chrome web browser but only version 60 and 64 versions of Chrome. I am able to right click in the iframe and save  the document in Internet Explorer and FIrefox browsers.

How can I disable right click in an iframe that display a PDF file or is there any way to ensure that the PDF file being viewed can disable the save/print options.
I am trying to access a webpage using VBA. When I get the results from the webpage, using winhttprequest or msxml2.xmlhttp60, I am getting the page source, but this has yet to process the javascript which will then give me the elements that I need. I need to access the results that can be seen on the DOM when I inspect elements on either Chrome or IE. I can't figure out how to get to this processed page results. I have tried to use the IE controls in VBA and passing the request through IE, but to no avail
I am trying to display a custom message when a user closes or about to close a browser tab. In the earlier versions of the browsers I could do this using onunload or onbeforeunload events and display a pop-up message but the newer versions do not allow me to customize the message. Is there anyway I can display a customized message when the user closes the browser tab or when clicks on the close button of the browser tab? A tool-tip could also work when the user is hovering on the close button or clicks on the close button of the browser. Thank you for any help.
Everyone in our organisation has a Delve profile, and we want to link directly to these from other locations or documents. The first difficulty we had was in coming up with a link that we could easily modify/replicate - the standard form url looks something like:

https://nam.delve.office.com/*** Email address is removed for privacy ***&v=profiledetails

This will open from an internet page or a website, but if I try to link from a Word document, not only does it not work, but it also gives me an enormously frustrating error message which consists of a cartoon cat and a correlation id, also i can see that the link got redirected,

Redirected as : https://nam.delve.office.com/Error.aspx?correlationId=7eecefc7-7f0e-458d-a66d-47387873a125
Something went wrong :(
Correlation Id: 7eecefc7-7f0e-458d-a66d-47387873a125

In Internet Explorer, after adding "https://nam.delve.office.com" link to trusted site resolved the issue, but when the Chrome is set as default browser we still have the issue.
Does anyone have a solution to this issue, kindly help me as soon as possible

Hi.  My Google Chrome has been really glitchy a long while.  Ive deleted it/reinstalled, etc... no malware.  Edge and Vivaldi work great.  All my pwd are saved in Chrome so dont want to switch.  

Id appreciate any assistance getting Chrome working right.

One odd thing I just noticed is that Edge and Vivaldi speedtest out at our purchased speed of 250MB, but Chrome cannot even pull 50.

Thank 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.