Articles tagged: web browser

Desktop Shortcuts to Important Sites

Tip of the Day: Put Important Website Shortcuts on the Desktop

Google Chrome and Firefox Side-by-side

Tip of the Day: Different Browsers for Different Accounts

Firefox Clear History Dialog

How Do I Clear the Browser Cache in Mozilla Firefox?

It’s fairly easy to clear Mozilla Firefox’s cache. Here’s how… and why you might want to.

Edge: Clear selection

How Do I Clear The Browser Cache in Microsoft Edge?

Clearing the Edge cache is a simple process. While you’re clearing the browser cache you can also clear a few other items.

Clear browsing data in Google Chrome

How Do I Clear The Browser Cache in Google Chrome?

It’s fairly easy to clear Google Chrome’s cache. While you’re clearing the browser cache you can also clear a few other items.

Delete Browsing History in Internet Explorer

How Do I Clear The Browser Cache in Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE)?

Clearing the Internet Explorer cache is a simple process. While you’re clearing the browser cache you can also clear a few other items.

Spinner

Why do some web pages never finish loading?

The little wheel on web pages can certainly get stuck spinning. Websites, these days, are so complex that sorting out the cause will take some digging.

Internet Browsers

Do I need more than one browser? Why?

As you’ll see, website-browser compatibility is a bit of a mess. The solution is just what you suggest: have more than one browser ready to go on your computer.

Computer Frustration

Is There a Way to Determine which Browser Tab is Playing Sound?

Websites that automatically play sound are evil, pure and simple. And there is only one way to quickly get rid of the intrusive sounds.

Gmail Add Account Link

How Can I View Two Different Email Accounts at Once in a Browser?

From multiple browsers to native support, there are a few ways to have multiple browser-based email accounts open at once. I’ll review the most common.

Virus

How do I check a website for malware without infecting my own machine?

This is a difficult problem to solve. Steps to protect yourself from a malicious website could mask the problem so you never see it. I can give you a few suggestions.

Chrome

Does Opening Multiple Tabs Affect My Network Speed?

Without a doubt, having lots of tabs open can impact a computer’s speed. Whether or not it slows down the entire network will depend on exactly what all those tabs are doing.

Why do new windows open underneath others?

Usually a new window will open on top of previous windows. There are several things that may cause a window to “pop under” the window you’re looking at.

Internet Browsers

Can I Use More than One Browser?

You can install as many browsers as you like. Personally, I usually install at least two, if not three. However, there can be only one default.

How Do I Get PDF Files to Open Inside My Browser? Or Not?

Configuring where PDF documents on the web should be displayed – within your browser or not – turns out to be somewhat tricky. I’ll look at the options.

How do I get rid of Bing?

The Bing toolbar is apparently showing up unexpectedly for some people. I’ll look at important terminology and how to get rid of the Bing toolbar.