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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Changing the Internet Explorer's setting Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting

We are currently facing a debate regarding the Internet Explorer's setting 'Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting'. I have been maintaining an in-house application ...
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Internet Explorer(8/9) ignores new line characters while printing plain text

I show jBoss logs via browsers. In Firefox each line of log is ended by a new line (as it should) - IE 8 and 9 shows the entire log as a huge blob and not with new line after each line in the log ...
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How can I restrict the java plugin to run only on certain sites in Internet Explorer?

I want to secure our centrally managed computers better and it is very difficult to automatically deploy the java runtime, but how to do that is another question. I find the security of Java ...
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How can I install CA Root certificate on IE 9/ window 7?

When I visit some websites I get the error message "Internet Explorer blocked this website from displaying content with security certificate errors". IE9 gives the option to "show content", but when ...
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Internet explorer - SID S-1-5-5-0-348885

While running in the protected mode, I noticed the Internet Explorer has permission for internet SID S-1-5-5-0-348885. Which user this SID maps to?
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Bypass or disable proxy based on computer name

We are trying to deploy a bunch of new Windows 7 (and some old XP) machines using MDT2010 and MDT2012. Because IE is set to "automatically detect proxy settings", it gets the settings from the ...
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Is KB2641690 required on W2K3 running IE6

KB2641690 is an update to the Microsoft Untrusted Certificate Store but it not detected as required by MBSA. It is not installed on my machine and does not appear to be superseded by anything. Any ...
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How to apply IE SSL MS Office document fix to entire web server?

I've several areas on my web application where the user is allowed to download Microsoft Office documents. I need to apply the fix listed here Web sites that want to allow this type of operation ...
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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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Allow Non-issued Security Certificate for Localhost Via Group Policy

I have an application at https://localhost:4321 When using Internet Explorer 8 I'm greated with a "There is a problem with this website's security certificate" message with the big red X etc... Two ...
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New machines do not accept home page from Group Policy

I've just got two new machines from Dell and did a fresh reinstall of Win7 64 bit pro to remove the obligatory dell preinstalled crapware, joined my domain and rebooted. For some reason the home page ...
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.htaccess mod_rewrite not interpreting friendly URL in IE (works on FF, Chrome, Safari)

I'm using mod_rewrite on my webpage to allow the proper handling of friendly URLs. It works perfectly in FF, Chrome, and Safari, yet in IE the friendly urls keep serving me up a 404 error (it's not ...
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How to avoid IE8 trying to create a WebDAV connection for office documents in subversion?

We have currently a weird problem when navigating a subversion repository on Windows 7 with Internet Explorer 8. It works like that: A user opens the internet explorer 8 and enters a Subversion URL ...
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Can I deny “Internet Explorer” via GPO and use Google Chrome as a default and the only Browser?

Can I deny "Internet Explorer" via GPO and use Google Chrome as a default and the only Browser? I wonder as Internet Explorer is a part of an Windows operating system, if it's possible to deny it. ...
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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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What are the Group Policy settings to control the IE9 “Disable add-ons” toolbar that wants to disable slow add-ons?

Is there a way via Group Policy (or otherwise) to prevent IE9's Disable add-ons 'toolbar' from being displayed, or control the add-on delay that causes it to show? I'm talking about the 'toolbar' that ...
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IIS6 shows out of memory error - Error show is the same URL repeated many times in event log

I have an HTTPS ASPX based web site that is generating out of memory errors under load. The errors seem to coincide with what shows in the event log as a series of the same URL repeated many times ...
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What URLs must be in IE's Trusted Sites list to allow Windows Update?

Particularly for servers in which IE Enhanced Security Configuration is enabled, you need to have all the Windows Update/Microsoft Update URLs in your "Trusted Sites" list in order to use the site. ...
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IE Ajax Request times out even though server is responding

This is a repost of the following SO question because I'm pretty convinced that this is a networking/server issue, and not something wrong with my code. ...
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Old SSL Certificate Cached on IE

We recently switched our SSL certificates on our web hosting environment and the old certificates are still showing up on certain computers with IE installed. It works perfectly fine in both Firefox ...
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Apache mod_rewrite weird behavior in Internet Explorer

I'm attempting to setup redirection for a couple of root domains. Firstly, here is the code in my httpd-vhosts.conf file: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin ****@example.com ServerName ...
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jInitiator console message infinite loop

we have this thick client application running on Oracle forms, using Oracle Application Server version 10.1.2.0.2 and the client side uses Oracle JInitiator: Version 1.3.1.22 on some of the machines, ...
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Custom 401 error page served by Apache for firefox by not IE Kerberos Authorization by group

My Custom 401 error page gets served by Apache for firefox by not IE. I'm using Kerberos authentication and ldap group Authorization. Basically if a user is not in the proper group I'd like the 401 ...
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Cookie not send in IE, when used in an IFrame from another domain

IE 8 and 9 does not send the cookie on the next request. It works in Chrome 14 and FF 6. In my case I've got an ASP.NET 3.5 web app running that uses cookies for authentication. If the cookie is not ...
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When I type localhost in IE8 only I get redirected to our public website

The other day I posted this question http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7519360/urls-are-inconsistently-being-redirected-using-isapi-urlrewrite-3-0 I was doing some local development testing on my ...
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Distributing a cookie to users

This is effectively a repost of my question at StackOverflow, before I settle on a programmatic solution: ...
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IE8 reports a GeoTrust SSL certificate as “not trusted”, other browsers fine

We've been using a GeoTrust SSL certificate, for some time now, and I just got a call that Internet Explorer warns its users that our certificate is not trusted. I really have no clue what's going on. ...
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Apply custom IE8 CSS via Group Policy

I have an internal website that I need to strip some components via CSS only for specific users (kiosk users). Is there a way I can apply the CSS file via group policy my kiosk OU? The kiosks connect ...
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Make unsigned ActiveX run in IE 9

Here is the problem I have: I need a web page to execute an unsigned ActiveX control that is installed (with regsvr32) on my machine I have the following snippet of the code: <object ...
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'IE cannot display the webpage' when opening PDFs

A number of my users are complaining ever since an upgrade to IE9 that when they click a PDF link, IE gives the error 'Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage' (ie doesn't even call Acrobat ...
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Can I change Internet Explorer security settings using a script?

Is it possible to change Internet Explorer security settings using a .bat or .vbs file? Basically, I need to change IE7 and IE8 security settings for the local intranet. The settings I want to ...
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How to get rid of IE Windows Security dialog box?

I have an asp.net site that is running on IIS7 on Windows Server 2008 R2, my site is under Default Web Site node under the Sites node. On my site's authentication tab, I have: Windows ...
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Disable prompt “allow script/activex control to run”

We have a policy of disallowing scripts and ActiveX controls to run on in IE our network (instead opting to use Firefox) thereby skirting a number of security issues dating back to IE 6, but we ...
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Enable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration via Registry?

I need turn on Internet Enhanced Security feature, and need to do so using entries in the registry. In my server this is working fine, I have tried to fine the relevant paths in the registry without ...
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iexplore.exe crashes upon login of vmware-server [closed]

Can some one help resolve, create a process to debug this problem? The server meets the minimum hardware requirements of VMWare Server and there is only one VM running on the server. The ...
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View list of Internet Explorer 9 Trusted Sites on Group-policy controlled Windows 7

I'm having issues running an ActiveX control in IE9 on a Windows 7 machine. Before I report the issue to the sysadmin, I wanted to check if the site was listed in the "Trusted sites" zone. I have some ...
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OWA shows a red X when composing or replying to emails

When using Internet Explorer, my users can't see the reply field in OWA and instead see this: Anyone have any idea what could cause this?
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Login to website with multiple client certificates

I have users that need to access a website with a different client certificate depending on what function they are trying to perform. The problem is that once the user logs in with one of the client ...
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Stopping Microsoft Office 2010 from integrating with Subversion server as if it's Sharepoint

We have an Apache Subversion server that we store (amongst other things) all of our documentation on. We have a lot of Word, Excel, PDF etc. documents in svn, and all of our users use TortoiseSVN as ...
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Group Policy Internet Explorer default security settings?

Since re-installing our Domain Controller (Windows Server 2008R2) and re-creating all of our group policies I have stumbled across an strange issue. When a user logs in and goes no the internet, ...
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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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Microsoft Terminal Server blocks flash content

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise server running, where users are unable to use sites such as YouSendIt to transfer large files out of their own organization. The server also runs Internet ...
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Deployment file size of a IEAK package

I created a very simple IEAK package that adds a single site to users Local Intranet Zone. The size of the package is 36MB! The ins file is only 2KBs. Having to send this large file for only one ...
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Modifying local intranet settings of users

I have to create a domain policy that will add an intranet site to Local Intranet zone of domain users. I know this can be done with Internet Explorer 7 but I can't set it with IE8 and IE9. Can ...
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How can I block everything but Internet Explorer for users?

I am wondering if it is possible in both Windows Vista & Windows 7 to block everything but Internet Explorer, as well as block downloading? I am trying to set up a computer in a kiosk terminal for ...
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GPO settings for IE7 not sticking

Setup: Running Windows Server 2008 Standard with SP2. Function levels are both set to 2008. I'm having issues setting IE7 security settings and having them stick. When I go to User Configuration > ...
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GPO Proxy Settings for IE yielding “Processing of this Wininet.dll connection settings failed”

I have two forests/domains A and B with a non-transitive trust and cross-forest user GPOs enabled. I am enforcing IE proxy settings via a user GPO linked to a server OU in Domain B. It actually ...
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Web Browser Kiosk Temporary Internet Files

For a PC that is set up as a kiosk always running a web browser, are there settings available in the major web browsers to delete the temporary internet files periodically? I know Firefox has ...
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Configuring only one Internet Explorer zone (IntranetZone) thru GPO without affecting other zones?

I need to deploy some trusted intranet sites into Intranet Zone in Internet Explorer. It works fine when using GPO at: Setting Path: Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Windows ...
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Cannot access firewalled jboss server from Internet Explorer

I've produced a website for a client One Single Menu using JBoss and hosted it on Rackspace Cloud Servers running Ubuntu's Maverick Meerkat. Following advice, I esablished some iptables rule to ...