If you can’t connect to certain web sites using your favorite web browser even though you have an Internet connection, there could be several reasons why. Here are a few things you can try to clear up the problem. Symptom: In Google Chrome you may get an “Unable to connect to the Internet” message. In […]
So you have Microsoft Windows set to use Chrome as your default browser, but you want to use a desktop shortcut to open a specific site in IE. Creating a shortcut to a web document won’t work. However, you can open a URL using a shortcut to a non-default browser using these steps:
When Firefox performs a search from the Address Bar, it queries the same search engine you have setup in the search bar. If it’s using Yahoo, you can switch to Google. Don’t like Google? Use DuckDuckGo. Here’s how to switch which search engine Firefox searches when you use the address bar to search.
Tired of Firefox storing old usernames and passwords that you don’t use anymore? You can delete saved passwords from Firefox using these steps.
I don’t like Firefox constantly updating the version or the Add-ons all by itself at startup without my knowledge. You can enable or disable automatic updates in Firefox with these steps.
We show you three different ways to enable or disable the spell checking feature that checks your spelling in web forms in Mozilla Firefox.
Accidentally close that tab you needed? Restore it in Chrome, IE, or Firefox using these steps.
Sometimes the text may be too difficult to read in your web browser. Since I use 3 different browsers (Chrome, IE and Firefox) I always struggle to find the menu where I can increase or decrease the font size. Fortunately, I discovered a nice, universal way to make the font larger or smaller on any […]
Often while browsing or working within Firefox, I have been getting an unresponsive script warning. I would usually let the script run longer but this was not letting the issue be corrected and Firefox would crash. Now there are a two fixes I found for this.
AVG Antivirus has an annoying feature called Secure Search that replaces your default search engine in your web browser. If you’ve enabled this feature, you can remove it using these steps.
When you type an address in the address bar of Firefox, it comes up with a list of sites you’ve previously visited. You may want to clear this list because of privacy concerns. However, finding out how to do this proved very difficult for me.
You can enable or disable the referrer from being reported to web sites that you visit with this Firefox tweak.