The ‘Browsers’ Archives
Posted November 7, 2011 by

IE9: Show or hide tabs in the Options window

This tutorial demonstrates how to hide tabs in the Internet Options window. By hiding the tabs that you do not use, you make it easier to manage the settings and prevent others from accessing and tweaking them.

Category Browsers

Posted September 29, 2011 by

Firefox 7: How to Display the Full URL in Address Bar (URL Bar)

By default, Firefox 7 hides the http:// in the address bar. Some people don’t like having the protocol trimmed from the URL, so here’s a quick tip to put it back where it belongs.

Category Mozilla Firefox

Posted September 21, 2011 by

IE 9: Prevent users from changing your homepage

The home page setting in the IE browser can be changed in a few clicks. If your computer is used by other users, you may not want them being able to set the home page to a different location. To avoid frustration, you can disable that option. This tutorial will show how to do it […]

Category Browsers

Posted September 20, 2011 by

Google Chrome: The Quick and Easy Way to Create Web Apps

If the version of Google Chrome you are using has the latest New Tab page, then you can quickly and easily create web apps of any of the sites listed on the Most Visited tab. This is a great way of making sure that your favorite sites are a click away.

Category Browsers, Google

Posted July 11, 2011 by

IE9: Disable Internet Options

The Internet Options is the center place for tweaking most of all important settings in Internet Explorer. Because this option can be easily accessed by anyone, problems may arise when an user erases or tweaks the settings of other users. Luckily, you can lock the option by using this registry tweak.

Category Browsers, Windows

Posted May 21, 2011 by

IE 9: How to Clear or Delete AutoComplete History

If you share a computer, you don’t want your typed information to be popping up for others to see. By deleting the autocomplete history, all of that information will be removed.

Category Browsers

Posted May 18, 2011 by

Firefox 4: How to Customize the Orange Button

Firefox 4’s infamous orange button can be a real eyesore to an otherwise awesome looking screen. By changing the color to better match your theme, you can improve its looks dramatically. You can also customize it further by changing the text displayed from “Firefox” to something more personal.

Category Mozilla Firefox

Posted May 15, 2011 by

Firefox 4: Share Page on Twitter and Facebook at Once

Mozilla Firefox 4 enables us to share pages to Twitter and Facebook with a single keystroke, here’s how.

Posted April 18, 2011 by

Firefox 4: Disable Tab Animation

Tab animations gives Firefox some additional eye candy. However, this can also slow down or degrade overall system performance on slower computer systems. Here is how to disable tab animation if you need to run Firefox as lean as possible.

Category Mozilla Firefox

Posted April 12, 2011 by

Fix for Firefox Windows Not Grouping Correctly in Windows 7

When I installed Firefox, I decided to untick the installation option asking to create a Firefox desktop icon. Later after creating and pinning a Firefox shortcut to the taskbar, I found that it launched a separate instance of the program and did not group correctly. If you have experienced the same issue, keep reading for […]

Category Browsers

Posted March 31, 2011 by

Firefox 4: Notify Websites That You Don’t Want To Be Tracked

A lot of websites track their users behavior and then sell or give that info to advertisers. Firefox 4’s Do not track feature tells websites the you don’t want your browsing tracked.

Category Mozilla Firefox

Posted March 29, 2011 by

Firefox 4: Disable Hardware Acceleration to Improve Performance on Low End Computers and Laptops

By default, Firefox has hardware acceleration enbabled. If you are using a low end video card in your system, this can cause performance issues. By disabling hardware acceleration and relying on the software, you can actually increase the performance on your computer. Instruction are now updated for Windows and Mac versions of FF4.

Category Mozilla Firefox