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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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 ...
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How do I prevent Internet Explorer to copy all files?

I use Windows Server and often have to download files on the server, but it seems that Internet Explorer copies all files after it completed downloading them. Why this weird behaviour? It drains the ...
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Should I install IE9 on my windows 2008 r2 servers, when i use Chrome for web surfing (on those machines)

Windows Update is suggesting I install IE9 on my Windows 2008 R2 servers. All my servers use Chrome, iff I need to do any web surfing .. which is 99.99999% of the time a NO (i grab anything off my ...
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Internet Explorer works only when using VPN

A few days ago I installed an automatic Windows Update and since then Internet Explorer works only when I am connected to the corporate VPN. Obviously I have TCP connectivity and antiviruses and the ...
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What services require Internet Explore 9 [closed]

This may seem a little localised, but as of today (2011-06-01) what services require the client workstation to be running Internet Explorer 2009? I'm trying to decide if I should allow a ...
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Modify the size of popup windows in IE9?

I have a client that uses a web app extensively that utilizes popup windows to display search results. Her problem is that when popups get displayed, they are very small in size and she is forced to ...
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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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How can I configure a Windows Embedded Standard 7 Thin Client to permanently store IE Browser Cookies?

I have a Wyse C90LE7 Thin Client with Windows Embedded Standard 7. By default it stores Internet Explorer Cookies in a Folder on the Z: ramdrive. I need the Cookies to be stored on the C: flash ...
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IE8 vs Firefox 4 with regards to central management and updating

For an organization still using XP, and that plans to continue using XP for at least another year, do you think it would be better to switch to Firefox 4 or continue to use IE8? Is Firefox ...
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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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Troublesome two lines of Java script in a SharePoint link?

I'm getting an IE error with these lines of code: <a href="javascript: return false;" onmouseover="window.status='{@EncodedAbsUrl}'; return true" onmouseout="window.status=''; return true" ...
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Ideas for using a computer as a 'display' for public use

I'm going to be presenting a website at a show/expo, and I'm wondering what the best way to go about it is... My plan so far is - leave my laptop (hidden, secured, folded over) connected to an ...
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Can't disable Enhanced Security Configuration after upgrading to IE9

I disabled ESC in Server Manager on 2008 R2, originally just for Administrators but have tried to disable it for users and Administrators to try and solve this problem. Despite it being completely ...
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VMware Remote Console Plug-in and VMware Infrastructure Web Access (Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer on Ubuntu 10.04)

I have VMware Server working on a server running Ubuntu Server 10.04. After many troubles getting it going, I have one virtual machine running and I'm now stuck with a browser issue. Firefox won't ...
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Strange HTTP response headers being sent to Internet Explorer 8 only

So here's something I find puzzling. I'm working on a Javascript that needs to parse XML data and I'm using jQuery's $.ajax to fetch and parse the data. It's working great everywhere except when I ...
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Internet explorer 8 and group policy

Server environment: Windows Server 2003 R2 Clients: Windows XP SP3 with Internet Explorer 6 Change management: Conservative We are planning a phased implementation of IE 8. The problem is, in ...
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Is there a way to turn off client browser caching for specific websites?

This is a browser agnostic question but we're testing with IE9. One of the web apps our users visit is being randomly cached and changes aren't showing up when they should. No other site has this ...
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aspx transfer is slow with IE7, IIS6 and HTTP (SSL and/or IIS7 is fast?)

First of all: I'm really confused about this problem so excuse me if the description below is vague. My site is written in .NET4, ASP.NET WebForms and runs in different environments, some are IIS6, ...
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Apache mod_auth_ldap and AD authentication using IE

I want to know if it's possible to configure Apache for authentication against ActiveDirectory for users to use SIngle Sign-on. I know Internet Explorer can use it and it's called Windows ...
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Varnish and Browser Exceptions

I currently run a website behind a Varnish server, It contains a few browser conditions for Internet Explorer 6. Unfortunately Varnish is caching the first version it serves without taking into ...
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IE enhanced security configuration [duplicate]

I am on Windows Server 2008 R2, and disabled the enhanced security configuration for IE in server manager. I have since upgraded to IE 9, and can no longer disable it. It is set as disabled in ...
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IE9 GPO Setting “Configure Tracking Protection Lists”

I've just installed IE9 on my workstations and Server in our network. According to technet article http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg699401.aspx There is a GPO setting for IE9 called ...
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Not enough storage is available to process this command

I've got a number of users who are complaining that IE8 gives the error Not enough storage is available to process this command when printing very large documents (100's of pages). I found a number of ...
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Outlook Web Access, reverse proxy and browser

We recently moved an exchange server behind a reverse proxy due to the loss of a public IP. I've managed to configure the reverse proxy (httpd proxy_http). But there is a problem for the SSL ...
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How can I block IE 9 using WSUS?

We use WSUS on our LAN. We have to complete some testing before I can let users upgrade to IE 9. I would like to block it prevent it from being auto-installed until testing is complete. The ...
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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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Troubleshoot ActiveX control installation

I've created a asp.net application that uses a 3rd party activex control and deployed it successfully on a test intranet. The clients are prompted to install the control and it runs fine. I am now ...
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IE does not send NTLM domain

I have a problem with NTLM single-sign-on with IE8. We've got multiple domain controllers and users from multiple domains that we try to authenticate to a web application via NTLMv1 passthru. ...
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Linking to network shares from Sharepoint pages

So the place I work decided to set up a Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 server for task management and I (as the lowly entry-level intern) have been tasked with "figuring it out." One thing that the end ...
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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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After upgrading to IE8 from 7 on Windows 2003 Intranet Home page wont Show on Startup

Last week I upgraded from ie7 to 8 on our windowss 2003 terminal servers. The users home page is set to an intranet site, when you first start ie it wont show the page (404 error), but if you hit then ...
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Prevent Apache mod_deflate from compressing empty 302 redirect responses

Apache with mod_deflate (uselessly) compresses even empty (PHP-generated) 302 redirect responses, adding a 20-byte response body. Modern browsers are ok with this but IE6 seems to randomly choke on ...
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Enable downloads and disable IE ESC on Windows Server 2008 (and R2)?

How can I enable downloads for Windows Server 2008? By default when I try to download something with internet explorer the download is blocked.
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Disabling IE add-ons and toolbars with Group Policy?

I'd love to have the peace of mind of knowing that none of my desktops have toolbars, "browser helpers" or any other crap like that running. Has anybody done this successfully with Group Policy? I ...
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Windows 2008 R2 does not keep ASP.NET Sessions using Server Name

I already asked this question, with no suitable answer and I get getting the same problem on random servers. I have an ASP.NET 3.5 application that is deployed using the Setup Project (MSI) and works ...
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Prevent users to download web-contents with url and network exceptions via GPO

We have server 2003, AD domain. Our clients XP, and W7 with IE7 IE8 browsers. We use two types of internet. Use the internet inside the company network, and use mobile-net at home, with the same ...
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Http to https behavior for visits from Internet Explorer client

My website has an SSL cert (example url: https://subdomain.example.com). Under Apache it's set up for both port 80 and port 443. So under the following configuration, anyone who goes to ...
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Switching to Chrome from IE

I work in IT at a school and we recently updated our database software, however the web access that the teachers use to do registration does not work too well with Internet Explorer 7 and we're ...
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login fails on php app with internet explorer only

I have a php appl deployed on an apache2 server running on an older release of ubuntu. I have 4 other servers running what SHOULD be an identical configuration (evidently isn't though). The facts I ...
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After Windows XP profile migration internet explorer could not open HTTPS sites

After Windows XP profile migration internet explorer (6,7,8) could not open HTTPS sites. It is working for local administrator account, but not working for limited domain user account. Any ideas?