The ‘Browsers’ Archives
Posted August 23, 2012 by

Safari: Fix Blocked Plug-in Message

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Recently, many Safari users started seeing blocked plug-in errors when viewing webpages. The fix is easy, but why this is occurring is something that everybody should understand.

Category Apple Mac, Browsers

Posted August 7, 2012 by

Clear AutoComplete Drop-Down Entries in Firefox

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In FireFox, clearing the autocomplete drop-down entries (also known as the typed URL history) is not difficult once you know how to do it. Here is a brief tutorial.

Category Mozilla Firefox

Posted May 13, 2012 by

Firefox: Delete History on Exit

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Firefox wants to remember all your browsing history, downloaded files list, searched keywords, cookies and active login information. Although this is a typically useful feature, it is not suitable when you are on a public computer. The best way to make sure your personal information is safe is to configure Firefox to clear all personal […]

Category Mozilla Firefox

Posted May 5, 2012 by

Firefox: Disable the Download History

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By default, Firefox keeps a history of everything that you have downloaded. While you could constantly maintain this list to keep it tidy, it is much easier to disable the download history completely. All of the files you download will usually be in your Downloads library under your User folder, unless you’ve manually changed your […]

Category Mozilla Firefox

Posted March 11, 2012 by

Firefox: Delete a Sync account

A Firefox Sync account can contain personal information like passwords, browsing history, and bookmarks. Since all these information is stored online, there is a theoretical risk the data could be compromised. Therefore, if you do not use your Firefox sync account anymore, you should delete it to eliminate this risk.

Category Mozilla Firefox

Posted February 17, 2012 by

Delete an Entry from Safari Auto-Complete

Like most modern browsers, Safari will attempt to autocomplete the web page address as you type. However, accidentally entering an errant address and led to annoying results. By removing or deleting this troublesome entry from Safari’s history, you can return your auto-complete to normal.

Category Browsers

Posted November 28, 2011 by

Firefox: Quickly search your favorite site from the address bar

If you usually have to search for information in a particular website, it is quite handy to do the search directly from the address bar of your browser instead of going to the site and typing in the search box. This tutorial will show you how to do this in Firefox.

Category Mozilla Firefox

Posted November 24, 2011 by

Chrome: Setup, use or remove multiple user profiles

To be more productive, many Chrome users may want to carry the browser’s settings including extensions, apps, theme…. and personal data with them to any computer that they use. However, by doing so, you may mix your settings with the current browser’s settings on that computer. Fortunately, Chrome lets users setup and use multiple user […]

Category Browsers

Posted November 21, 2011 by

Firefox 8: Load tabs on demand

If you are an advanced user, you may have many tabs open right when Firefox starts. Because all the tabs are loaded at the same time, your computer may be freeze sometimes. To avoid this problem, you can configure Firefox to load the tab only when it is the current one. This step-by-step tutorial will […]

Category Browsers

Posted November 18, 2011 by

Opera: Download different file types to separate folders

To keep all downloaded files organized, many users want to save different file types to different folders. With the default download manager in browsers like Firefox, Chrome or IE… you can only set one download folder for all files. However, in Opera browser, you can set folder for each file type. This tutorial will show […]

Category Browsers

Posted November 14, 2011 by

Firefox: Show tabs preview in Windows 7 taskbar

By default, when you hover your mouse over the Firefox icon in the Windows 7 taskbar, it will only display a thumbnail of the current tab regardless how many tabs you have open at the time. This tutorial will show you how to display all tab previews in the taskbar. By doing this, you can […]

Category Browsers, Windows 7

Posted November 10, 2011 by

Opera: Change the default Start-up behavior

By default, when the Opera browser starts, it will continue from the last point when you close it. Although this is a useful feature, many users may want to start the browser with a homepage or with the Speed Dial page that contains their favorite pages. This tutorial will show you how to change this […]

Category Browsers