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 […]
You may receive a message popping up on certain web sites when using Microsoft IE that says “The security certificate has expired or is not yet valid“. Try these steps to solve it.
If you click on a link to a PDF file in Internet Explorer, it will sometimes be set up to open within the browser window. This can slow things down, and sometimes it doesn’t work properly. If you want to prevent Internet Explorer from opening PDF files and wish to open them in Adobe Reader […]
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:
This tutorial shows you how to enable or disable the ability to run Extensions and Add-ons in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
You may encounter a problem where Microsoft Internet Explorer crashes whenever you start it up. The screen might flash briefly and then disappear or crash with an error message. We can help you fix this problem with this tutorial.
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 […]
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.
In Internet Explorer, you may have a problem when you try to install an application and receive a Windows has blocked this software because it can’t verify the publisher error message. This can happen on Java and ActiveX controls that load on a webpage. To try to fix this problem, perform the following steps.
I add a few select sites to the list of Trusted Sites in Internet Explorer. By default, this causes the following message to appear every time I visit them: The current web page is trying to open a site in your Trusted sites list. Do you want to allow this? Since the site is trusted, […]
When you try to use the Microsoft Windows Update Web site or the Microsoft Update Web site, you may receive one of the following error messages: Error 0x80072EE2 Error 0x80072EE7 Error 0x80072EFD Error 0x80072F76 Error 0x80072F78 Try these steps to fix the issue.