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Can I replace HTTP with HTTPS permanently?

  1. Apr 14, 2010 #1
    Is there any way I can replace/embed HTTPS in place of HTTP permanently in my browser?
     
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  3. Apr 14, 2010 #2

    Borek

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  4. Apr 14, 2010 #3
    As stated-- you could probably hack it together in Firefox, but why? If you did, most sites you visited wouldn't work, and it would only protect the browser you were using-- not force your computer to do ALL of its traffic via HTTPS. What are you trying to accomplish?

    DaveE
     
  5. Apr 14, 2010 #4
    I think you're thinking that the https makes you more secure, when in fact, it does only on pages that enable it. If you use it on pages that don't have it enabled, you'll just get a error or redirection to the http.
     
  6. Apr 17, 2010 #5
    If you're using Firefox:
    * Install NoScript: http://noscript.net/
    * Click on the the icon and go to options
    * Click the Advanced tab and HTTPS
    * In the "Force the following sites to use secure (HTTPS) connections:" add in all of your favorite websites
    * Click ok
     
  7. Apr 18, 2010 #6

    Borek

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    As explained earlier, it is not going to work on some sites.
     
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