Accessing websites without a browser


  1. Posts : 16
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64
       #1

    Accessing websites without a browser


    Hello all! So I have a friend that cannot access the internet. It is not a network stack issue, it was a user issue instead involving mucking up IE and deleting Chrome. There is or at least used to be a way to access a specific website I think from the help screen, but I cant seem to find it. It was like you pull up help (?) and in a drop down menu there was an option to go to a website, you type that site in and it will pull up. Does this ring any bells? Does anyone know how to do this? It may not even be a help screen.. its been years since I have done this. No the friend is not local so I cant just go over and install it.
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  2. Posts : 3,904
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
       #2

    I haven't heard of that.

    However you could install a browser on a USB.

    Give it to him then he could install?
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  3. Posts : 16
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Oh trust me, that would be my first option LOL. But they are states away so it is more of a walk through I have to do.
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  4. Posts : 3,904
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
       #4

    Ohh okay, let me have a look around - and i'll see if i can come up with anything.
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  5. Posts : 5,092
    Windows 7 32 bit
       #5

    Have the friend try opening a file explorer window and just typing the url instead of a folder like:
    "http://portableapps.com"

    If that doesn't work you can put Firefox Portable on a USB and mail it to him or her.
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  6. Posts : 3,904
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
       #6

    Try this,

    Surf Internet without Opening Web Browser in Windows 7

    I believe this is exactly what you are searching for.
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  7. Posts : 16
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64
    Thread Starter
       #7

    So ironically, that wasnt what I was thinking but it worked anyway so thanks all!
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  8. Posts : 3,904
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
       #8

    No worries, glad i could help!

    Stay Active! :)
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