Smith students, faculty, and staff use a variety of web-based applications in their academic and professional work. If you have difficulty accessing a specific application, please start by consulting our list of recommended browsers.
Saving and Restoring Browser Bookmarks
This document explains how to save your browser bookmarks to your H: drive (or another location), so you can copy them to a different computer later.
Disabling Password-Completion and Clearing Saved Passwords
If more than one person uses the same computer, it is important to disable password-completion and clear passwords in browsers used to access web-based systems such as BannerWeb. This document contains instructions for performing these steps in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Netscape.
Changing Your Default Browser
This document explains how to set Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Firefox as your default browser.
Problems with Parasiteware on Windows Computers
"Parasiteware" is unwanted software that installs itself on your computer when you download files from the Internet. It may track the websites you visit and the software you install, while also causing problems with your network connection. This document explains how to detect and remove it.