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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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 ...
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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 ...