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 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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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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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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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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SSRS reports print button missing in IE 8

Seems like this is broken again (http://serverfault.com/questions/177268/ssrs-report-unable-to-load-client-print-control and SQL 2008 SP2 RsClientPrint ActiveX - "Unable to load client print ...
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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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apache if ie send some header

I want to set some headers just for MSIE using apache configuartion file. How can i set the condition for that ? # better website experience for ie users <IfModule mod_headers.c && ...
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Exchange 2010 OWA Stops working for Internet Explorer ONLY

I have a single server Exchange 2010 installation. Three times in the past week Outlook Web Access has stopped working, but ONLY for Internet Explorer clients. The forms based authentication login ...
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Rails app returns HTTP 422 for new ServerAlias - Internet Explorer only

I have a long-standing Rails app running on Mac OS X (apache2). The set-up uses Apache virtual hosts and Passenger. The Rails app also uses HTTP Basic Authentication. I need to migrate the app from ...
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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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Possible to open local IE from Citrix based on the html link in some way?

We're running a bunch of applications through our Citrix setup. But I have a case where a specific link on a html page should open the local IE instead of the IE in Citrix. Is this possible? If it is, ...
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Changing IE Home Page through GPO? [duplicate]

Seems this should be simple, but I'm unable to find the combination of GPO options to default the home page so that the user can't change it, but to let them add any of their own home pages to the ...
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Keep-Alive and Timeout Behaviours between different browsers on Windows

Short Version Why does chrome send out keep-alive's while IE and FF don't? Long Version Initially, I thought this was a server-side issue. I've got an apache server that's a frontend proxy for a ...
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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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Page won't load on IE9 unless developer tools are started first [closed]

One of my pages (with very extensive javascript) won't load on IE9. It loads ok in Mozilla, Chrome, Safari and Opera. If IE9 Developer tools are running it loads fine. If I load IE9, load the ...
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Program grabbing hold of Internet explorer [closed]

I've got an application called Lobbyworks which works fine on Windows XP but when it is run under Windows 7 it exhibits a strange behaviour. When the application is opened, the user is unable to type ...
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Internet Explorer save file instead open php page

In my localhost ( http://hotel.local/ ) everything works ok (Max OSX). Now I installed a Virtual Machine for testing my application on IE8. The fact is that from this virtual machine if I tried to ...
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Disabling Internet Explorer Enhanced Security

I'm trying to uninstall Internet Explorer Enhanced Security on Windows Server 2003. After I remove it from Windows Components and check it on a user, I'm still getting the annoying popups. Does anyone ...
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Internet Explorer Security‏

I've been googling all day trying to find the right solution for this. I've found bit and pieces but I haven't had any luck. I need the ability to change the security properties in the security tab ...
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“Internet Explorer 8” autocomplete password encryption method

Internet Explorer 8 encrypts form autocomplete passwords and stores them in the Registry at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\IntelliForms. I understsand that the URL of the site ...
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Proxy authentication in Internet Explorer and HTTPS

I've set up a Squid proxy which requires Windows Authentication. When Internet Explorer users try to use HTTPS websites, it just fails. FireFox users don't have this problem. I cannot imagine of any ...
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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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custom adm file for IE search providers on Windows 2003

I have been stumped by this issue for some time, I created a custom ADM template for a customer to populate the search providers in Internet Explorer 7 and 8. The custom ADM works fine and I have set ...
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Can I modify a Group Policy GPO INF file directly?

I have a policy that I created a few years back that modifies the users IE security settings as well as adding Trusted Sites to the trusted sites zone. I can open the INF file in the SYSVOL share on ...
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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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Update Internet Explorer to newer version or not? [closed]

Is it recommended to replace (install through windows update) IE8 to IE9 in Windows7? Does it really entirely replace IE to newer version a on given system? (also Windows Explorer and all core ...
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Domain Controller died, now get authentication boxes in IE for SDL Tridion 2009

We had a major network issue where our secondary domain controller (responsible for Win2k3 boxes) died and had to be rebuilt (I beleive this is what happened, I am a developer not network admin). ...
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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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Changing default Internet Explorer Security Zone

I would like to set the IE security zone to Medium-high for all new users on a server. This is a standalone machine and ultimately I'll need to script it. I don't mind making a registry change or ...
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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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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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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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64-bit web browsers for Windows?

Notice: This post was relevant to a specific time period. Most of the answers contained herein are outdated, for many the situation described has simply changed. Caveat Emptor What 64-bit web ...
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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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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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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 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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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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IE8 script error 800704a6?

We have a user who suddenly started getting the following error when trying to open some web apps using window.open from within an embedded web browser in our software The script uses javascript's ...
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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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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 ...