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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Opening a website on many computers simultaneously

We have an ICT suite with 20 computers, and often teachers will all want the students to use the same website. Is there a utility which will allow me to open a website on multiple computers? At the ...
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Will IE7 .msi push-install via GPO cause problems with current IE8?

My company (finally!) are upgrading from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 7. We plan on pushing the installation via GPO. However, some laptops and/or workstations in the office are already ...
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Diagnosing Internet Explorer 9 failing to submit a form

I have an issue with an internally-deployed intranet site (so no links, sorry), and Internet Explorer 9. The site is a Rails 3 app, using HTML 5, with nothing out of the ordinary - no javascript, ...
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How to diagnose “Internet explorer cannot display the webpage”

Our web site is working great for 99.99% of our users, but a few people (all of whom use Internet Explorer) are running into an error. Most pages on the site load fine, but for one specific page (the ...
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Prevent Internet Explorer from saving files with the “T” attribute set

Okay, here's the issue at hand - Internet Explorer is behaving badly (as in the opposite of Google Chrome and FireFox) and when users save an image to our file server, the temp bit is set, so DFS ...
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Windows 7 machine not setting homepage via GPO

A Windows 7 machine that is currently deployed has its homepage currently set as: http://hp-comm.us.msn.com/?pc=CMDTDF&OCID=HPDHP We have a GPO in place that sets all authenticated users IE ...
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Odd web server requests that look like truncation and concatenation, possibly IE-related

We're logging a few errors consistently that we don't know the cause of. The user agent string indicates this is almost always, if not always, Internet Explorer. (More than 90%, the remaining either ...
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Internet Explorer not working after establishing a VPN connection

I have a problem which is constantly appearing on each Windows 7 computer I'm using whenever I establish a VPN connection. The problem appears only if using a proxy server for Internet access; it ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 Terminal Server : Internet Explorer Enhanced Security won't disable for Users

The Internet Explorer Enhanced Security (IEES) won't disable using the normal method of disabling it from the Add/Remove Programs/Windows components. This came to light immediately after testing. ...
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GPO - Block 3rd party cookies for IE 8

I am trying to find some settings in GPOs that explicitly say, "Block 3rd Party cookies" in IE. I am looking under policies>admin template>windows components>IE> IE control panel>Security page. ...
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How to open Office documents in Browser [closed]

I have an intranet where I want to configure all Excel/Word documents to open in the browser window. How do I change this setting for all users?
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Update saved password for basic authentication using a script

I have a website that uses basic authentication as described on this webpage. Each of the computers I manage have the password saved in their browser. There is only one username and password for ...
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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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Internet Explorer and IPv6

I can't seem to stop the IPv6 address being registered by our server. Does anyone know how? This is causing slow browsing issues when browsing to spiceworks server using Internet Explorer. The ...
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IE8, “Enable Native XMLHTTP support” option - why not?

Distributed network, about 600 PCs, just upgraded to IE8. Currently the 'Enable Native XMLHTTP Support' option is disabled (perhaps this is an artifact of the upgrade from IE7) but its causing a few ...
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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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Disable address bar in Internet Explorer 9

I'm trying to disable the address bar in IE9. I've done a significant amount of searching on this and just can't seem to find a way to make it happen. A lot of web resources discuss how to do it in ...
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IE 8 SessionMerging Registry Key Seems To Have No Effect on Desktop Shortcuts

We need to have our in-house web application always initiate a "new session" whenever a user accesses it on their desktop PC. With IE8, the sure-fire way to accomplish this is training the users to ...
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Remote Desktop Host: IE won't close out in sessions

I recently setup a new 2008 Remote Desktop Host in a vSphere 4.0 VM. When a user connects to the host the sessions seem to work well except for IE. When someone tries to X out of, or rt-click/close ...
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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 ...