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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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 ...
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Windows XP: no CSS for IE, Firefox or .CHMs

I'm having a strange problem with the Windows XP machine of one of our developers after having installed .NET 3.5 SP1 (at least, the behaviour wasn't apparent before this point). After installation, ...
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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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Are “unexportable” certificates a real security measure or just security theater?

Recently I was working on recovering data from dead (bricked PSU) Windows XP machine, which included some client certificates installed into IE 6. I plugged in a temporary PSU and tried to export the ...
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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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Debug what addons IE blocks ( Via group policy)

I have the policy set to block all unkown addons, but im having issues with getting the right addons in there. This is working now, with exeption of some of the older Citrix access gateway and im ...
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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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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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Using runas with IE8

We currently run IE6. Our helpdesk people routinely start admin sessions of Windows Explorer by Right-clicking the IE6 shortcut on the quicklaunch bar, Selecting "Run as...", Entering admin ...
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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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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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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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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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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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apache tomcat IE caching problem

I'm running apche2 and tomcat6 both on port 80 with mod_jk setup on ubuntu servers(8.10,9.10). Tomcat is being used for serving jsp pages. I've a small problem with the IE browser which doesn't cache ...
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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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How do I kick off iexplore.exe to open a url from a windows 2003 scheduled task? It only seems to open the required url when I am logged in as the user it runs under

I want to startup iexplore once an hour pointed at a specific url to kick off some processing. It's a Windows 2003 server with Internet Explorer 7 running in enhanced security configuration. The ...
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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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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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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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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. ...