How to Manage Bookmarks in Google Chrome

Chrome bookmarks

Google Chrome makes it incredibly easy to manage bookmarks. If you are unfamiliar with bookmarks they are basically icons that appear below the browser address bar that act as convenient shortcut links to websites you specify. You can also create folders in the same area to organize a series of bookmarks in case you want […]

Chrome Browser Keyboard Shortcut Commands

Chrome keyboard commands

Google Chrome offers a variety of useful keyboard shortcut commands used to perform Chrome tasks more quickly. To perform a command, press the buttons listed together at the same time. For example, the command for Ctrl + F (used for “find”) means that you would press the Control key “Ctrl” on the keyboard at the same […]

How Do I Find Recent Web Pages I Visited?

Find recent web pages visited

How do I find recent web pages I visited to view the history of recently visited web pages? Internet Explorer (IE) Instructions for Finding Browser History of Visited Sites 1. Open Internet Explorer 2. In the top navigation area look for the star icon in the upper left and click on it. That star icon […]

How Do I Expand the Browser Window Size?

Expand browser window viewing space

Where do I increase the browser window size to see an entire web page and so that it fills the entire computer screen? Instructions to Expand Browser Window Viewing Space 1. Open Internet Explorer. 2. On the very top right click the expand window viewing space icon shown in the example. Doing so will increase […]

Where is the Firefox Options Menu Located?

Firefox Options

The following simple instructions explain where the Firefox options menu is located. If you are accustomed to using other Internet browsers then it can be hard to find the Firefox options menu because you will tend to look near the right side of the address bar. This applies to Firefox 18. Find & Open the […]

Microsoft Edge Browser: How To Pin a Web Page to the Windows 10 Start Menu

The Microsoft Edge browser provides an easy to use settings menu that allows you to quickly pin web pages to the Windows 10 Start menu. The example below illustrates the steps if you wanted to pin Google search engine home page to your Windows Start menu. Steps for pinning a web page to the start menu […]

How to Open Cookie Files

The instructions below include how to find the cookies folder, view, open and check cookie files in Internet Explorer (IE). Follow these simple steps to find, view, open and check cookie files. STEP 1: Open Internet Explorer. STEP 2: Choose Tools from the top menu in the browser and select Internet Options. STEP 3: Within Internet Options, look […]

How to Block JavaScript on a Website in Google Chrome

Sometimes you may want to block JavaScript for a specific website but keep it enabled on other sites you visit. The reasons for blocking JavaScript could be that you don’t trust the site, for page performance reasons, or maybe there is a JavaScript causing errors on the page rendering important content unusable. Method #1 – […]

How to Turn-On, or Turn-Off, Print Background Colors and Images in Internet Explorer (IE)

The steps shown below will allow you to turn-on or turn-off the Print Background Colors and Images option in Internet Explorer (IE) 1. Close out all open browsers. 2. Open a new instance of Internet Explorer 3. From Internet Explorer’s top menu click the “Tools” button and choose “Internet Options”. 4. Once you open the Internet Options […]

How to Spell Check Text Fields with Google Chrome Spell-Checker Options

If Google Chrome spell checker is turned off you will not see misspelled words underlined in red within text fields. I went for several months not even realizing I had spell checking disabled in the browser. There were undoubtedly a number of errors I would have caught before submitting my information. Some refer to text […]

How to Delete Cookies from Websites You Have Visited

Delete cookies from websites you have visited using Internet Explorer IE. Cookies are essentially small text files downloaded to your computer from websites you have visited. Cookies are generally harmless and cannot execute any virus or infect your computer in any way. In most cases, cookies are used to simply recognize you the next time […]

Fix Google Chrome From Showing, “The Server’s Security Certificate is Not Yet Valid!”

Google Chrome will display a message, “The server’s security certificate is not yet valid.” This is due to your Windows calendar/clock is not set to the right time/date.” The full message may read, “You attempted to reach www.website.com, but the server presented a certificate that is not yet valid. No information is available to indicate whether […]

How to Save and Export Internet Explorer Favorites

Save and export Internet Explorer favorites

Question: “How do I transfer (export) my IE Favorites from one computer to another? I want to be able to save my favorites from my old computer in the new computer I just bought.” Steps for exporting Internet Explorer favorites from one computer to another is listed below. Through this process Internet Explorer saves your favorites […]