Windows Internet Explorer is a series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and included as part of the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems starting in 1995.

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Prevent IE10 from creating WebCache through Group Policy

IE10 implemented the WebCache which appears to be the new way of doing Temporary Internet Files. The location of this is C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WebCache In my situation we have a ...
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How can I eliminate the “Several add-ons are ready for use” prompt in Internet Explorer?

The issue I describe here is the same as that in Group Policy Internet Explorer, Add-on list not working, but I provide more detail and troubleshooting steps, so I thought it was worth re-asking. I ...
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Remove all sites from allowed list for plugin in IE via GP

I would like to remove all sites from the list of approved sites for a plugin in Internet Explorer as described here but I would like to do so via Group Policy. Is this possible? I know I can disable ...
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IE8 HTTPs Download Issue

I have a problem with a system I develop related to IE8 downloading over SSL (ie on sites using https://...) and is described on this MS kb article. We use the HTTPCacheability.NoCache option as the ...
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Will IE send a Kerberos ticket if not in a Domain?

I'm trying to test a Kerberos-based SSO solution for our Java app. Unfortunately, I don't have a Windows domain at my disposal to do so. I read about the ability to integrate Windows with a ...
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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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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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Internet Explorer 9 Title bar, the url of the page is display before page title

All, I am having an issue where our ie9 on server2008R2 is displaying the url of the page before the actual title. I would prefer that this information is swapped. On a windows 7 enterprise N ...
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What options exist to prevent Google Chrome Frame from rendering external URLs?

What options exist to prevent Google Chrome Frame (GCF) from rendering external URLs? I'd like to deploy GCF within our organization to allow some intranet sites to use modern html features. How can ...
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IE, FireFox LDAP issues

We have an intranet site, with no known updates pushed to the server over the weekend. This morning, when attempting to validate with LDAP credentials via single sign on in IE, we receive Access ...
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IE9 GPO Setting “Configure Tracking Protection Lists”

I've just installed IE9 on my workstations and Server in our network. According to technet article http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg699401.aspx There is a GPO setting for IE9 called ...
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Hosted file is downloaded damaged by IE

I have a ZIP file hosted via Apache with Akamai as CDN, the problem is when trying to download it with IE (and just IE) it is damaged and I'm unable to open it. Since the problem occurs in other ...
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Homepage setting in Local Group Policy not working on first launch of session

I have a Windows 7 Professional x64 computer I am trying to "lock down" in the absence of Steady State. I have set the policy for the Internet Explorer homepage under Administrative Templates - ...
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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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Can IE be considered a reasonable website access test for the .Net framework

We are currently updating our SSL cipher settings in order to improve our SSL rating. The changes included the removal of SSL3 and RC4 ciphers. However this appears to have caused problems with some ...
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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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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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Understanding how IE's SmartScreen works

Today I downloaded an update to our mail server on my dev machine using IE9 on Win7 Pro. I directed IE to save the file on our server's shared drive so I could install it later. When the download ...
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Web sites freeze after clicking link - unexplainable ACK packet

We have a sporadic problem accessing some internal links on websites. (Windows Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome) Behaviour On first clicking a link, the browser will load infinitely. The second ...
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Integrated Auth working randomly with ADFS server

We have a working ADFS server that is allowing some users to authenticate to a SP through WIA, but some folks are being directed to the ADFS login page for the RPT. Users can then log in there and ...
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JBoss SPNEGO Authentication Renewing Server Kerberos Tickets

We have successfully configured SPNEGO with our webapp on JBoss EAP 6.2, Windows Server 2008, and IE10 using JBoss Negotiation. What is best operational practice for renewing the ticket issued to ...
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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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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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Internet Explorer issues with wpad.dat

I am setting up a Squid caching proxy server at work to cache some map data for one of our web apps. My wpad.dat works great in Firefox & Chrome but it does not work correctly with Internet ...
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IE: Cannot disable Settings button under Browsing history via group policy

Windows XP Pro SP3, IE8 (8.0.6001.18702), within local gpedit.msc I did the below: User Config/Admin Temp/Windows Comp/IE enabled: disable changing temporary internet file settings User ...
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Why pragma: no-cache does not work anymore on IE?

On my employer web server, we have 200+ PHP applications with this kind of code to allow download of a file : header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="file.pdf"'); header('Expires: 0'); ...
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apache2 server running ruby on rails application has go daddy cert that works in chrome/firefox and ie 9 but not ie 8

I have a rails application up on a linode ubuntu 11 server, running apache2. I have a cert purchased from godaddy, (where we also bought our domain) and the cert is installed on my server. Part of my ...
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SQL Reporting Services Report Manager cannot be accessed by IP on the local computer

I have set up SQL Express 2012 with Advanced Services on a test machine. The requirements are that ReportServer should run on a dedicated IP address and port. So I went to Reporting Services ...
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Proxy Authentication Required .NET Application

Here's what I've got setup: Windows Service Account with internet access A .NET application which allows setting the proxy settings Host Port Username Password When running this application the ...
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Disable Cache in SSRS 2008 R2

This is a problem that occurs for our IE 8 users (does not happen on IE 9). When rendering a reporting services report IE 8 caches the report so if the data is changed and the user re-runs the report ...
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SSL is dead slow in Internet Explorer + Safari

I had a Comodo SSL certificate installed on my website yesterday, after going through a lot of trouble it has finally been activated. I am, however, experiencing serious issues in Safari and Internet ...
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IE6 does not follow 302 redirect - displays 404 instead

One of our clients has reported that they are experiencing 404 (file not found) errors when attempting to navigate a website that we support. The behaviour only appears to affect her - other users on ...
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Group Policy Preferences: Content Advisor disabled

We decommissioned our last Windows 2008 R2 server, and with it goes the ability to edit Internet Explorer Maintenance policy settings. Moving forward is Group Policy Preferences... so, I open up ...
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Adding trusted sites to all users in a machine

I am trying to add trusted sites for all users in a computer. To go about this I would have to add it in the Local Machine part of the registry. However, any changes I make to the ZoneMap associated ...
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Using a .PAC file for switching proxies

My question is similar to this one: I need to connect to distinct proxies depending on whether I attempt to visit internal or external sites using my organization's network. No .PAC files have been ...
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Different behaviour of IE11 on two Windows 2008R2 servers

I have 2 Windows 2008R2 Server SP1 machines. On both there is a service installed which is running under the same AD account with local admin privileges. On both there is a service which is launching ...
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Sharepoint 404 on IE client - IE reset helps but for a short period

With a running Sharepoint 2013 configuration (local server) clients can connect harmonically until at some point Internet Explorer Shows a 404 on every site. After resetting IE and restarting the ...
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JPG file and other of higher size not downloading

We have a SAP application for official use wherein all the documents are uploaded and saved in a server and from where it can be downloaded by anyone after logging in the server with his/her user ID. ...
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Local DNS lookups sent to Proxy

There is one laptop in the domain that, for some reason, sends traffic meant for local servers through the proxy. For example: surfing to http://Hostname1 The client has in it's proxy exceptions: ...
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IE11 & 2012R2 History GPO

probably a really simple one but I've not been able to find it. I am running a 2012R2/Win 8.1 environment and want to stop IE from storing any browsing history on a machine level. I've already set ...
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IE randomly aborts request to Apache server.

I'm very new to Apache configurations. Recently i found an issue in our website while loading it through IE10 & 11 browsers. While i load the website using https some of the requests are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Flash player installed but does not show in IE add-on manager

Trying to push Flash 11 to my domain's Windows 7 machines (which all have IE 9) through GPO was not working, so as a debug step I decided to install it manually and see if perhaps it was a rights ...