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Web Browsers: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
How to Manage Safari's History on the iPad
A step-by-step tutorial on how to view your browsing history in Safari for the iPad as well as how to delete it.
How to Block Pop-Up Windows in Safari
A step-by-step tutorial on enabling and disabling the integrated pop-up blocker in Safari for Windows, OS X, and iOS.
How Can You Change Your Homepage in Safari?
A step-by-step tutorial on how to change your home page in the Safari Web browser, done in just a few easy steps through its General Preferences interface.
The Quick Fix for Shockwave Flash Errors in...
A tutorial detailing how to fix the Shockwave Flash error in the Google Chrome browser.
How to Manage Your Browsing History on Safari...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to view your browsing history in Safari for the iPhone as well as how to delete it.
Want to Use Full Screen Mode in Google Chrome...
Page 2. A step-by-step tutorial on how to activate Full Screen mode in the Google Chrome browser for Windows.
How To Use Private Browsing In Safari 5.x or...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to use Private Browsing in the Safari 5.x or 6.x Web browser for OS X.
How to Stay Private in Your Favorite Web Browser
The methods for activating incognito browsing mode differ across browsers, operating systems, and device types. These step-by-step tutorials teach you how to browse privately in the browser of your choice.
Understanding the History Menu in Safari
A step-by-step tutorial on how to view your browsing history in Safari as well as how to delete it.
Set a Customized Home Page in Chrome
A step-by-step tutorial on how to set your home page in the Google Chrome browser for Windows, with the option of using the New Tab page or a specific URL.
How to Change the Default Search Engine in...
A step-by-step tutorial on modifying the default search engine in Safari for the iPhone.
How to Delete Cookies from Safari on Your iPhone
A step-by-step tutorial on how to delete cookies in Safari for the iPhone.
How to How to Comletely Delete Cookies on...
First step in a step-by-step tutorial.
Customize Your Chrome Home Page in 1 Easy Step
A step-by-step tutorial on how to configure your home page settings in the Google Chrome browser.
How to Clear Your Safari Browser's Cache for...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to delete the cache in Safari for the iPad.
How To Restore Safari's Default Settings
A step-by-step tutorial on how to restore the default settings to the Safari web browser.
A Quick iPhone User's Guide to Blocking Popups...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to disable the pop-up blocker in Safari for the iPhone. Page 3.
How to Turn On Private Browsing in Safari for...
A step-by-step tutorial on enabling Private Browsing mode in Safari for iPhone.
Managing the Bookmarks Menu in Safari on iPad
A step-by-step tutorial on how to add Bookmarks in Safari for the iPad.
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The methods for activating private browsing mode differ across browsers, operating systems, and device types. These step-by-step tutorials teach you how to browse privately in the browser of your choice.
Chrome Hacks: Keep Your Bookmarks from...
When you load a Web page in Google Chrome, you may notice that your Bookmarks Bar disappears. Some users want their bookmarks to always be displayed. This can be achieved by tweaking Chrome's options a bit, and our tutorial shows you how it's done.
How to Import Internet Explorer Favorites to...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to import Internet Explorer Favorites to the Google Chrome Web browser.
A Quick iPhone User's Guide to Adding Bookmarks...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to add Bookmarks in Safari for the iPhone. Step one: Open your Safari browser.
How to Use Incognito Mode in Google Chrome for...
A step-by-step tutorial detailing how to activate Incognito Mode in the Google Chrome browser for Windows operating systems.
Need to Disable JavaScript In Chrome? This Will...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to disable JavaScript in the Chrome Web browser for Windows.
Great Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome Browser on...
A comprehensive list of keyboard shortcuts for Google Chrome for Windows.
A Quick Guide to Cache Clearing on Safari for...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to delete the cache in Safari for the iPhone.
How to Install Buzzdock Browser Addon in Windows
A step-by-step tutorial on how to uninstall the Buzzdock add-on in Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 operating systems.
How to Show the Home Button in Chrome for Windows
The developers of Google Chrome pride themselves on having a sleek browser interface, mostly free of clutter. While this is certainly true, there are some hidden items that many everyday users want to see. One of these is the browser's Home button, which is not shown by default. Adding the Home button back to Chrome's toolbar can be easily achieved, and this step-by-step tutorial shows you how.
How to Customize the Search Engine on Your...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to change the search engine in Safari for the iPhone 4.
How To Use InPrivate Browsing In IE9
A step-by-step tutorial on how to use InPrivate Browsing in the IE9 browser.
How to Block Pesky Pop-Up Windows in Safari
A step-by-step tutorial on how to block pop-up windows in the Safari web browser. Page 3.
The Easy Way to Move Bookmarks and Settings to...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to import bookmarks and settings from another browser to Google Chrome for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Understanding the app.update.interval in Firefox
app.update.interval is one of hundreds of Firefox configuration options, or Preferences, accessed by entering about:config in the browser's address bar. The app.update.interval Preference in Firefox's about:config interface allows the user to specify the amount of time that passes between the browser running an update check.
How to Restore Firefox to Default State...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to return Firefox to its factory default state using the Reset Firefox feature.
How to Configure the Home Page Settings in...
A step-by-step tutorial on configuring the various home page settings available within the Safari browser for both Windows and Mac.
A Quick Guide to Disabling Java in Internet...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to disable JavaScript in the IE9 Web browser.
How To Disable Form Autofill in Google Chrome...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to disable the Form Autofill feature in the Google Chrome browser for Windows.
Want to Use Internet Explorer 8 in Full Screen...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to activate Full Screen mode in the Internet Explorer 8 Web browser.
How to Save a Webpage in Google Chrome (Windows)
A step-by-step tutorial on how to save Web pages to your hard drive or elsewhere in the Google Chrome browser for Windows.
Keyboard Shortcuts for the Safari Web Browser
A comprehensive list of keyboard shortcuts for the Safari web browser.
Using the Share Button in Safari on iPad
A step-by-step tutorial on how to add Home Screen icons using Safari for the iPad.
Want to Display the Menu Bar in Internet...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to display the Menu Bar in Internet Explorer 7, done in just a couple of easy steps via IE's Tools menu.
How To Import Firefox Bookmarks To Google Chrome
A step-by-step tutorial on how to import Firefox Bookmarks to the Google Chrome Web browser.
How to Activate the Debugging Console in Safari...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to activate the Debug Console in Safari for the iPhone.
How to Quickly Close Your Web Browser
A variety of ways to quickly close your browser windows in several browser types on the Windows and Macintosh platforms.
How to Check Your Safari's Version
A step-by-step tutorial on how to check the version number of the Safari browser that you are running.
The Easy Way to See How Many Plug-Ins Are...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to view your installed plug-ins in the Safari web browser.
How to Activate Incognito Mode in Google Chrome...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to activate Incognito Mode in Google Chrome for iPhone and iPod touch.
How to Manage Downloads In Safari
A step-by-step tutorial on how to manage downloads in the Safari web browser.
How to Delete Cache In Safari for the iPhone 4
A step-by-step tutorial on how to delete the cache in Safari for the iPhone 4.
How to Ensure Your Safari Browser is Up to Date...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to update your browser version as well as apply the latest security updates in the Apple Safari web browser for OS X.
Want to Set Google Chrome as Your Default Web...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to make Google Chrome your default Web browser in Windows, done in just a few quick steps via Chrome's Settings interface.
How to Add Home Screen Icons in Safari for the...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to add Home Screen icons using Safari for the iPhone.
How to Use the Pop-up Blocker In Internet...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to use the integrated pop-up blocker in Internet Explorer 8.
2014 About.com Readers' Choice Awards: Web...
The 2014 About.com Readers’ Choice Awards will showcase the best products, features and services in several categories. Readers’ Choice includes multiple topics ranging from technology to hobbies to adult beverages. Voting in the browser-related categories takes place from February 19 through March 20 with winners announced March 28.
How to Turn On InPrivate Browsing in Internet...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to activate InPrivate Browsing mode in Internet Explorer 10.
Changing the Default Browser
The methods for changing the default browser vary across browsers, operating systems, and device types. Our step-by-step tutorials walk you through the process of changing the default browser in many popular configurations.
How to Customize the Search Engine in Safari on...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to change the search engine in Safari for the original iPhone.
The Easy Way to Clear Your Private Search Data
A step-by-step tutorial on how to delete browsing history (temporary Internet files, cookies, history, form data, and passwords) in Internet Explorer 7.
Anonymous Web Browsing
The ways to activate anonymous Web browsing mode differ across browsers and platforms. These tutorials teach you how to browse anonymously anywhere.
The 12 Best Add-Ons for Private and Secure...
You can never be too careful when it comes to Web browser security and Internet privacy. There are several measures that you can take to avoid becoming a victim of hacker exploits. One is to install some of the following web browser security add-ons which are designed to guard you from browser flaws. Another important aspect of surfing the Web is your Internet privacy. Some of the following add-ons serve to help protect that Internet privacy.
Top 8 Safari Alternatives for Your iPad
8 featured Web Browsers for the iPad that can be used as alternatives to Apple's Safari. These iPad browsers range greatly in size, price, and overall feature sets.
How to Activate InPrivate Browsing Mode in...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to activate InPrivate Browsing mode in Internet Explorer 11, allowing you to surf freely without leaving any data behind.
How to Browse the Intenet in Privacy Mode on...
The methods for activating private Internet browsing mode differ across browsers, operating systems, and device types. These step-by-step tutorials teach you how to browse anonymously in the browser of your choice.
How to Browse Privately in Internet Explorer 8
A step-by-step tutorial on how to use InPrivate Browsing in the Internet Explorer 8 browser.
How to Change Your Home Page in Internet...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to change your home page or home page tabs in Internet Explorer 7, including how to access IE7's home pages once configured. Page 4.
Everything You Need to Know about Anonymous Web...
The methods for activating anonymous browsing mode differ across browsers, operating systems, and device types. These step-by-step tutorials teach you how to browse anonymously in the browser of your choice.
What Is a Web Browser?
An explanation of what web browsers are and how they function.
How Do I Clear Safari Cache?
The question on how to clear Safari cache is a common one, and the answer varies depending on your Safari version as well as your operating system. In order to clear Safari cache, it is imperative that you first understand what the cache is and how it is used. These tutorials explain how to clear Safari cache across different browser and OS combinations.
How to Activate Private Browsing in Iphone...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to use Private Browsing mode in Safari for iPhones running the iOS 7 operating system.
Did You Accidentally Install Drop Down Deals?...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to uninstall the Drop Down Deals browser add-on in Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Mac OS X operating systems.
How to Add a Website to the Windows 8 Start...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pin a website to the Windows 8 Start Screen via Internet Explorer 10.
Want to Use Private Browsing in Safari 5 for...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to use Private Browsing in the Safari 5 Web browser for Windows.
How to Clear Browsing Data in Chrome for iPad
A step-by-step tutorial on how to delete private data components including browsing history, cache, cookies, and saved passwords in Google Chrome for iPad. Page 5.
How to Keep Your Browsing History Private in IE 8
A step-by-step tutorial on how to delete browsing history (temporary Internet files, cookies, history, form data, passwords, and InPrivate Blocking data) in Internet Explorer 8.
How to Manage Browser History (and other data)...
A detailed tutorial on managing and deleting browsing history, cache, cookies, saved passwords, and other private data in Safari for iPhone (iOS 7).
The Ultimate Tutorials List for Mac OS X Safari
A step-by-step tutorial on how to enable tabbed browsing in the Apple Safari Web browser for OS X, including details on creating new tabs.
How to Add Favorites to Internet Explorer 7
A step-by-step tutorial on how to easily add Favorites in Internet Explorer 7. In this step we discuss opening your browser.
How To Add Search Engines to Firefox's Top Bar
A step-by-step tutorial on how to add search engines to Firefox's Search Bar.
How to Manage Private Data Components in Safari...
A step-by-step tutorial on managing private data components including browsing history, cache, and cookies on Safari for iPhone.
How To Activate Full Screen Mode in IE9
A step-by-step tutorial on how to activate Full Screen mode in the IE9 Web browser. On this page we cover step two.
How to Create an Application Shortcut in Google...
Google Chrome gives you the ability to create shortcuts to your favorite websites, placing them on the desktop, start menu, and/or the taskbar. These shortcuts are unique in the fact that they open Web pages in standalone windows without any menus, tabs, or other standard browser components. Creating these shortcuts is easy and can be done in just a few quick steps. This tutorial shows you exactly how it's done.
How to Set Your Default Browser
The methods for setting the default browser vary across browsers, operating systems, and device types. Our step-by-step tutorials walk you through the process of setting the default browser in many popular configurations.
This Tweak Disables Extensions and Plugins in...
A step-by-step tutorial on disabling both extensions and plug-ins in Google Chrome for Linux, Mac and Windows.
Facebook Chat History Manager (Browser Extension)
Facebook Chat History Manager is a Google Chrome extension that stores an archive of your chat history on your local hard drive, allowing you to view it at any time.
How to Manage Browsing History and Other...
A detailed description of private data components in your Web browser and how to manage them. This data includes browsing history, cache, cookies, and more.
How to Make the Best Use of Google Chrome's New...
Chrome's New Tab page, once a wasteland of blank space, is now a virtual docking station for all of your apps, bookmarks, as well as the sites that you visit the most. Thumbnails or icons, which serve as links, for all of the above are shown are rendered on top of a sleek black grid. Navigation between the three is achieved via arrow or status bar buttons. This step-by-step tutorial teaches you how to use the various features of the New Tab page.
How to Make IE8 Your Default Browser
A step-by-step tutorial on how to make Internet Explorer 8 the default Web browser in Windows.
How To Manage Search Engines in Google Chrome...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to manage search engines in the Google Chrome browser for Windows.
How to Clear Private Data on Google Chrome...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to clear your private data in the Google Chrome browser for Windows.
How to Delete Cookies in Your Web Browser
How to delete cookies - When you visit certain websites, a text file is placed on your hard drive that is used by the site to store user specific settings and information. This text file, or cookie, is utilized by the respective site each time you return in order to provide a customized experience or to retrieve your login credentials. From time to time you may have the desire to delete your cookies for privacy purposes. These tutorials detail how to delete cookies in several browsers.
How to Import Saved Firefox Passwords Into...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to import saved Firefox passwords to the Google Chrome Web browser.
"Where Do I Download Mozilla Firefox?"
The Mozilla Firefox browser from Mozilla is one of the most popular browser options available on the market today. Known for its ease of use and security features as well as for the thousands of Mozilla Firefox add-ons which take this free browser to another level altogether, Firefox finds itself in direct competition with other free browsers such as Internet Explorer and Safari.
12 iPhone and iPod Touch Web Browsers
12 featured Web Browsers for the iPhone and iPod touch devices that can be used as alternatives to Apple's Safari. These iPhone and iPod touch browsers range greatly in size, price, and overall feature sets.
How to Use Tor Browser for Anonymous Web Browsing
A detailed tutorial on how to utilize the Tor Browser Bundle to browse the Web anonymously. This tutorial is designed for Windows and Mac users.
How To Disable "Open Safe Files After...
The Safari web browser contains a feature, enabled by default, which causes all files considered "safe"
How to Change the File Download Location in...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to change the default file download location in Google Chrome for Windows, Linux and Mac platforms.
How to Disable JavaScript on Internet Explorer 8
A step-by-step tutorial on how to disable JavaScript in the IE8 Web browser.
How To Disable Active Scripting in Internet...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to disable Active Scripting in the Internet Explorer Web browser.
How to Use Private Browsing in Opera 10.6 for...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to use Private Browsing in the Opera 10.6 browser for Windows.
MySpace: Floating CommentBox
MySpace: Floating CommentBox is a Greasemonkey user script that places a Post Comment box in the upper left hand corner of your browser window whenever you visit a MySpace profile. This box's location remains fixed as you scroll down, allowing you to easily post a comment from anywhere on a user's profile page.
How to Modify Text Size in Safari
A step-by-step tutorial on how to modify text size on a web page in the Apple Safari browser.
How to Change Your Home Page In Internet...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to change your home page or home page tabs in Internet Explorer 8.
Buzzdock Ads
The Buzzdock browser add-on has been classified by many as a form of adware, as it silently injects advertisements into many highly trafficked websites as well as the search results of popular engines such as Google.
How to Use Private Browsing in Firefox 3.6 for...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to use Private Browsing in the Mozilla Firefox 3.6 browser for Windows.
Which Browser Should I Use for Watching YouTube?
What's the best Web browser for watching YouTube? Several browsers support watching YouTube online. Find the best choice when it comes to watching YouTube over the Web.
browser.startup.page
browser.startup.page is one of hundreds of Firefox configuration options, or Preferences, accessed by entering about:config in the browser's address bar. The browser.startup.page Preference in Firefox's about:config interface allows the user to specify which Web page(s) is opened when their browser is initially launched.
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