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How do I set default internet zone level with Group policy?

I have been trying for a while to get this done with no success. It looks like my group policy settings are being applied when I run the group policy results wizard. Here is what I am doing to set ...
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Change dnserror.htm page when cannot locate website in Internet Explorer via Group Policy

When you type in a URL in Internet Explorer and it cannot be located via DNS it loads dnserror.htm from a .DLL in C:\Windows\System32\en-US\ieframe.dll.mui. I have read that you can use a program ...
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gpo ie user force update

We use two 2008 Domain-Controllers and one 2012 DC In a gpo we set the proxy for IE-11 per user. eg: X use proxy, server: proxyserver, port: 3131 This gpo is not mandatory, so users could change ...
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Force IE 11 compatibility mode for certain sites within domain

When setting compatibility mode in IE 11 it wants to add our whole domain (somedomain.co.uk) but we don't want every site (*.somedomain.co.uk) to be covered by this. We want just ...
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Firefox, Chrome - can't start https google services

I'm using MIKROTIK as proxy, but using Firefox or Chrome I have following problems: https google can't show almost any of pictures found https gmail stuck on progress bar before mailbox is loaded ...
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Old instance of file downloaded instead of actual file

My website is hosted in Windows server 2008 R2. We have a software for which updates are downloaded using winsock from our websites. It works properly for all customers(more than 20000 for last few ...
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IBM Content Manager OnDemand WEBi - blank login page in IE11

The login page of IBM's web interface to its document archive software "Content Manager OnDemand" doesn't load on Internet Explorer 11. The web application is built on the dojo framework. What could ...
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DNS of site fails to resolve only on IE - 'This page can't be displayed'

On IE (and only IE), our domain coinchat.org fails to resolve. IE displays the 'This page can't be displayed' error. In the IE console, the page is actually 'dnserror.htm' hinting that IE might have ...
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Reset Internet Explorer settings to default across all users

Is it possible to reset Internet Explorer settings to default across all users in a terminal server environment. Certainly, if the number of users was smaller I could do that manually, but we have to ...
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Windows 8 Internet Explorer 11 proxy automation script

Similar to this post, I'd like to change my proxy settings using a script. However, it fails. When I am behind the proxy, IE does not connect to the internet. Here I try the first solution from craig: ...
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Browser (SPNEGO) kerberos authentication on Windows Phone 8 IE

Is there a way to make Internet Explorer on Windows Phone 8 authenticate to a site using Windows Integrated Security Authentication with Kerberos through the Negotiate (SPNEGO) protocol? It seems to ...
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IE11 Enterprise Mode gpo not working

I've followed the following articles to configure the Enterprise Mode gpo for IE11: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn640699.aspx http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn640696.aspx I ...
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Server 2008 can't remove restricted site

On server 2008 in the internet options (from IE) we are not able to adjust the Restricted Sites or Trusted Sites (yes we are logged in as administrator). What might disable this functionality? (and ...
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How to diagnose issue with IE 11.0.9600.17207 up/down-loading a file

(It could be that this belongs on SO; I can't figure out how to work out if it's a code issue or something else). I have a server running: Debian 7.6 nginx 1.6.0 uWSGI 1.9.16 Django 1.6.5 I have ...
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Using IE to invoke PHP/CURL for long running data API causes Apache2 server to freeze and require restart

I'm running a PHP program that works fine as long as it's not invoked by a Microsoft IE browser, after which it spawns the below processes, locks up Apache2 and requires a restart of the web server ...
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FortiBalancer and IE TCP issues

We are using a Fortibalancer for our web servers (Win2012 with IIS) and we have run into a strange issue. IE users will experience timeouts (~77s) in getting a response from our servers. Packet traces ...
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Error: Unable to display RD Web Access… after hitting refresh in IE

Just setup a RDS environment with Windows Server 2012 R2 (Broker/WebAccess/RDSH/Gateway/SSL). Everything runs fine except for when you use IE to access the Web Access and hit the "Refresh" on the ...
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IE 11 not using SPDY with NGINX as reverse proxy to PHP IIS

I have a SPDY enabled NGINX front end server which is acting as a proxy to a couple of IIS backend servers. SPDY works awesome when using either Chrome, Opera Next or Firefox but when I load my sites ...
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IE11: How to check into which zone a URL falls?

I have applied several internet explorer settings via group policy. Especially a long list of URLs in the "site to zone assignment" setting. However it seems that one URL still falls into the ...
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domain admin account unable to modify IE settings, other DOMadmin group accounts can

When I log into one of the servers on our domain as DOMAIN\administrator, IE settings are locked, and indicate that I'll have to check with the system administrator. If I log into the same server ...
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Home page set in GPO; users still seeing “Enhanced Security Configuration is not enabled” warning

When users open up IE on my terminal server, they are seeing the IE ESC warning instead of their home page: Here's some of the relevant facts: OS is Windows Server 2008 R2 Home page is specified ...
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Windows registry settings do not take effect on IE 8

I am running Internet Excplorer version 8.0.6001 on Windows XP SP3. I want to change the default search engine for IE without using the user interface. So, I modified these registries: ...
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Internet Explorer cannot display page from apache with single SSL virtual host

I have a question that has come up somehow in different questions but I still can't find the solution, yet. My problem is that I'm hosting a site on apache 2.4 on debian with SSL and Internet ...
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Internet Explorer 10 Crashing With BEX Error (Cannot reset to default)

I am facing an issue with my Windows Server 2012 IE 10. Every time access local intranet webpage that opens a new windows automatically or any web in new tab or window, it crashes with below error: ...
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Disable Bing search entirely from IE when using sysprep

I'm creating a Windows Server 2012 R2 image for our product (an all-in-one appliance installed on server hardware) and I am having incredible trouble with getting Bing removed from Internet Explorer. ...
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How do I properly configure Internet Explorer Connection Settings via Group Policy?

I've configured the location of our automatic configuration script under "User Configuration > Preferences > Control Panel Settings > Internet Settings > Internet Explorer 8 > Connections > LAN ...
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Group policy to check/uncheck “require HTTPS” in Internet Explorer 11 trusted sites list?

When adding a list of trusted sites to Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 7 Professional SP1, there is a checkbox called "Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone". Is there a way ...
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Force Windows or IE8 to open certain URLs in Chrome

Rightly or wrongly we have certain applications which have been developed for IE8 and as such we use it as our primary browser. However certain users are needing HTML5 compliant browsers for certain ...
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nginx internet explorer failed connection

I have a simple website with a login form using Websockets .Although it works fine with Firefox and Chrome, no connection is established and thus no login using IE 10 or 11. I used Fiddler and noticed ...
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PHP: Session-related error, that occurs only in Internet Explorer?

I have PHP 5.4.7 with Yii framework and I'm experiencing problem described here. When I login to my Yii-powered website, I'm getting session_regenerate_id(): Session object destruction failed error. I ...
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How to set the Internet Explorer Home Page via GPO?

I need to set the default home page for the entire domain via GPO. Where is the IE Home Page Policy located?
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Integrated Windows Authentication not working on PC bound to AD network

Background: Web server running LAMP stack Web server has VPN tunnel to AD network at HQ Multiple AD networks around the globe with VPN tunnels and trust relationships to HQ network Kerberos ...
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Slow browsing through IE on Windows Server 2012

We've run into strange issue on the freshly installed servers. H/W: IBM server X3550 M4 7914; OS: Windows Server 2012 Std. Then we try to browse on the servers thru IE, not all sites are opened or it ...
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Downgrade IE11 on Windows 2012 Server R2

I have setup a test environment with Windows 2012 Server R2 Std, using RDS/RemoteFX. Anyways, the server is running fine but I need to use IE 10 and not IE 11 on the server itself. I have a web ...
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Can't launch web platform installer

I need to install url-rewrite module (windows server 2008) - while extension starts setup it tries to launch web platform installer- get error: Unable download the product list from. Check your ...
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Serving from different directories for Internet Explorer

We have two different versions of our website - one for older versions of Internet Explorer (7 and 8), and one for all other browsers. (arguments around JS feature detection have been made, but we ...
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Testing WPAD file locally with Internet Explorer 11

I am in the process of making our WPAD script ipv6 ready. I downloaded our current (working) WPAD script and configured the following options in Internet Options -> Connections -> LAN settings ...
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Internet Explorer 8 download attachment issue

I have a web application which downloads xlsx file over SSL. Its working in all the browsers except for IE 8. It gives me the following error :Internet Explorer was not able to open this Internet ...
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Group Policy Internet Explorer, Add-on list not working

We have group policy setup at our company something similar to the setup below Domain Policy OU Policy The domain policy is set to enabled for "Do not allow users to enable or disable add-ons" ...
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What sites must I trust in order to download software *to a server* using IE?

I am working at a client site and they are insisting that I download a patch from a server, for local installation. USB drives, copying from my laptop, etc, is not permitted. The only browser I can ...
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Honor EXIF tag on IIS

Forgive me if this isn't the correct area, but figure I'd give it a shot. I have a virtual directory mapped to a fileshare over IIS. On this fileshare are images. When viewing an image through the ...
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Change LAN setting for LocalSystem account

As part of a build process, I need to upload a large batch of html files to a Sharepoint Document library. Currently, I net use the library, and do a simple copy/replace of all the files. ...
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Cannot unblock IE9 installation after GPO blocker kit

I need to unblock the installation of Internet Explorer 9, after using the Internet Explorer 9 Blocker Toolkit in a GPO. In a way the unblocking does work, after disabling it in the GPO, but the ...
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Windows server 2012 user/administrator missing programs

I have the weirdest thing with windows server i have ever encountered. When i log into the IIS server i have all my pined icons in the metro interface, my task bar pinned programs and my mapped shares ...
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Distributing Favorites to all Internet Explorer installations in local network

I am managing a company with 150 Windows machines. I would like to manage a central list of Favorites (hyperlinks with a text description) which is automatically synced with each Internet Explorer ...
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Internet Explorer IE11 launches in Enhanced Security for Users despite setting in Server Manager

Our users log on to an RDP server running Windows 2008 R2. I have already gone into Server Manager and disabled ESC for both admins and users. While the setting is applied for admins, users still go ...
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How do you manage Internet Explorer using IEAK and Group Policy?

We've always used "Internet Explorer Maintenance" (IEM) in Group Policies to manage Internet Explorer settings. Apparently since IE 10, we need to use Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) to ...
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Automatic Proxy Configuration Script - Lab Setup Process

I have a requirement to set a test machine which utilises automatic proxy configuration using a WPAD.DAT file. This is to replicate a customer environment (that we can't use for testing) so we may ...
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SSL Client Certificate works in Google Chrome, but doesn't work in Internet Explorer

Here's the setup: we've got a Production and a Test server, both Win2008R2 / IE9 and mostly similar in hardware/software/updates. We also have a client certificate (self-signed, private key included) ...
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SharePoint Server 2007 - IE Comptability

I'm having some problems with browsing to a SharePoint Server 2007 website in Internet Explorer. When I click New Item, to add a new item in a calender, I'll get the form and I can fill it in, but ...