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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Why is Internet Explorer 11 unable to connect to HTTPS sites when TLS 1.2 is enabled?

Normally I don't use Internet Explorer at all. I use it only in design time for interface tests (development machine and with unencrypted http). Every week I run the SSL Labs server test which says ...
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how to stop future internet explorer updates on windows server 2012 R2

Is there a way to disable future updates of Internet Explorer on a windows server 2012 R2 system? In the IE11 -> "About Internet Explorer" window there is no check box anymore for "Install new ...
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Windows Server 2008 is connected to network but Internet Explorer can't browse

I'm creating a Virtual Machine using Hyper-V with Windows Server 2008. The VM is ok, I can connect all my network and I can ping any address with success. But when I try to browse using the default ...
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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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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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Browser gets two different SSL certificates instead of one (IE only) [closed]

It seems the problem appears only for IE11 (Win) users, for other OS and browsers HTTPS connection works fine. IE11 firstly gets outdated SSL certificate warning You ignore warning, proceed anyway ...
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User can't add favorites in IE

I have an interesting issue where an end user using Windows 7 on my Server 2012 domain can't add websites to their Favorites in IE. They get the following error message: They get the same error if ...
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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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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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Want to be able to configure IE 11 group policy settings from Win 7 Client

I want to be able to configure IE 11 group policy settings from my Win 7 client. I have IE 11 installed on this client. The client has been joined to a mixed Windows Server 2003/2008R2 domain. When I ...
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How to lower security level of IE on Win 2008R2 to allow product register?

There is IE 11 installed on Win2008R2 server. After installing a Visual studio express, we are asked to register the software. A user account was created on outlook.com. However after entering login ...
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Web site works fine on Terminal server, but has problems as a RemoteApp

I have set up a Windows Server 2008 R2 terminal server for the sole purpose of running a web-based application that has utterly ridiculous system requirements (IE7, Java 6 update 3, Acrobat 9.5). It'...
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Cannot access nuget.org Windows server 2012

I am trying to setup a build server on AWS Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 base image. The server however is unable to connect to www.nuget.org to retrieve the packages for the build (and cannot access ...
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Disable Internet Explorer 11 browser location website redirection

On Windows Server 2012 R2 how do I stop Internet Explorer 11 from redirecting google.com to google.ie and any other sites as well? The server happens to be located in Ireland as it is running on AWS, ...
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Internet Explorer Security Setting

I have Window Server 2008 R2 Operating System, which is in workgroup, there is no Group Policy configured, I have also put off IE Enhance Security Configuration. Still i am unable to make Security ...
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Changing the Security Level of IE 11 via the Registry looks to be implemented, but changes to 0 once IE Internet Options Security tab is opened

This is Windows 7 SP1 After being updated to the most current version So I've been trying change the security level for trusted sites and it just doesn't want to stick. I modify the current level ...
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Acrobat Reader XI addon gets disabled periodically in Internet Explorer within Windows domain

We have a followig problem that happens on new workstations with Windows 7 x64 and Acrobat Reader XI only. Every few days the following key is automatically added to registry: HKCU\Software\...
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Internet Explorer 8 - TLS Fatal Error Close Notify - Oracle HTTP - Server Apache 2.2.22.0

I applied the POODLE fix for Apache via "SSLProtocol All -SSLv2 -SSLv3" in the ssl.conf file for our Apache server but am having issues with the CAC Client authentication via "SSLVerifyClient require"....
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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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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 sharepoint.somedomain....
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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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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 [closed]

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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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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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 ...