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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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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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 proxy....
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Failure Forcing Google as default Search Engine in IE 11 on Windows 10 through GPO

Based on the advice of these 2 guides: https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/122127-set-google-as-default-search-provider-in-ie-with-gpo I tried writing a GPO that would set Internet Explorer's ...
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Registry settings for disabling autocomplete options in IE8

I have a script that disables all the autocomplete settings in IE6 and IE7 but with IE8 there are new settings that aren't disabled by the script. The settings are under Tools->Content->AutoComplete->...
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DNS of site fails to resolve only on IE - 'This page can't be displayed'

On IE (and only IE), our domain coinchat.org fails to resolve. IE displays the 'This page can't be displayed' error. In the IE console, the page is actually 'dnserror.htm' hinting that IE might have ...
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Internet Explorer doesn't resolve DNS properly

I have a weird issue with users. We are using Citrix XenApp. Users have to login through a portal. Lets call it portal.example.com. They can do this both at the company or from home. If a user starts ...
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Error: Unable to display RD Web Access… after hitting refresh in IE

Just setup a RDS environment with Windows Server 2012 R2 (Broker/WebAccess/RDSH/Gateway/SSL). Everything runs fine except for when you use IE to access the Web Access and hit the "Refresh" on the ...
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Bug with TLS 1.2 in Internet Explorer 11 / Windows 7?

I am running some small websites which are served by Apache / Linux. Currently, I am trying to cut down the SSL configuration as far as possible to make it as secure as possible. I have configured ...
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Prevent IE10 from creating WebCache through Group Policy

IE10 implemented the WebCache which appears to be the new way of doing Temporary Internet Files. The location of this is C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WebCache In my situation we have a ...
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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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Renewing SBS2011 Exchange Self-Signed Certificate w/o changing home page in IE?

On a previous server when we used the built in SBS wizard to renew the certificate it worked, however it reset all of the computers on the domain's IE home page to companyweb. Is there a way to do ...
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IE 11 flickering in process flow CRM online 2015 +

I currently use CRM online 2015 and get the option set "flickering" when I try to change the value only on IE 11. If I activate the "legacy mode" the flickering is not there. I try some post to ...
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Benchmarking websites via a browser to check loading times of a server?

I'm looking for a benchmarking tool to help find out the loading times of a website, I what to be able to run it like 250 times automatically to work out if a series of changes improves things or not. ...
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Internet Explorer sometimes only prints the first page

We have a client who prints several pages from a web site. Most of the time it works fine. However, occasionally, Internet Explorer 8 only prints the first page, even when All Pages is selected. Again,...
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Downgrade IE11 on Windows 2012 Server R2

I have setup a test environment with Windows 2012 Server R2 Std, using RDS/RemoteFX. Anyways, the server is running fine but I need to use IE 10 and not IE 11 on the server itself. I have a web ...
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Configure same Internet Explorer zone mappings with and without ESC via GPO

Our Active Directory domain consisting of Windows Server 2012 R2 servers and Windows 7 workstations configures Internet Explorer security zones using this Group Policy setting: Computer Configuration/...
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IE 11 defaults Browser Profile to Enterprise emulation.

My computer is part of domain and my IE 11 defaults Browser Profile to Enterprise emulation which in turn sets Document Mode to 10. This is causing the browser to render website as older version of IE....
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How to find out IE's Proxy settings for all users on a server (i.e. Windows 2008R2)?

I am trying to pull this information with the following below powershell script but it is only fetching the information for my profile and not all the users that have logged in to the server. Am I ...
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What is the registry setting required to set Internet Explorer as the default browser?

I guess the title of the question speaks for itself, but ideally we'd like to set registry keys rather than run some kind of tool. That way we can make a script for it. Does anyone know the registry ...
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Does Internet Explorer background load static content

I'm trying to understand some odd access logs on an server that requires user sign in to access content. We get frequent access logs from users that are not authenticated, however they are requesting ...
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How to correctly show WCAT Fiddler results?

Using the WCAT Fiddler extension, I managed to get an XML result file being generated, but unfortunately I failed in having it displayed correctly with the XSL being applied. According to the authors ...
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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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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 && MSIE>...
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Add IE11 Search Providers by GP but do not restrict users in adding more

Is it possible to add search providers to IE11 without removing the users ability to add more? I've tried adding the necessary registry keys to both HKLM and HKCU Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/...
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How do you stop Internet Explorer from tracking history of files opened up in OTHER applications?

I do want Internet Explorer to maintain a history for websites I visit (e.g. to enhance performance with caching and provide quick access back to places I've recently visited) However I have never, ...
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How to find users' Internet Explorer history on Terminal Server (Windows 2008 R2)

So I need to see histories for dozens of agents on TS. Where IE stores that, and is there any easier way then going manually to each users folder? Thanks.
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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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Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS7 - RC4/SSL3 disabled, but still flagged for having them

According to IIS Crypto, my RC4 and SSL3 items are disabled; however, ssllabs still rings up the site as failing. SSLLabs result IIS Crypto results: IIS Crypto results Same settings on server and ...
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RDS RemoteApp with Java

I am attempting to put together a small RDSH farm to deliver a front-end which requires Java. The front end is a simple VB executable which displays a predefined java-driven web front end. Now, my ...
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Office 365 Video login not working in IE

Using Office 365 Video, I have embedded a Video into our Moodle Virtual Learning Environment. The video says to login as shown in the image below. In Chrome (and other user's Internet Explorer 11 ...
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Acrobat Reader XI addon gets disabled periodically in Internet Explorer within Windows domain

We have a followig problem that happens on new workstations with Windows 7 x64 and Acrobat Reader XI only. Every few days the following key is automatically added to registry: HKCU\Software\...
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Allowing “Unknown Publisher” application to launch from IE

We have a 3rd-party system that uses an XBAP app, which is launched from Internet Explorer. More often than not, when it starts up, it displays an "Unknown Publisher" warning: To even run the ...
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How to disable integrated Windows authentication Internet Explorer in Group Policy Management on Windows Server 2012?

I'm wondering if it is possible to disable the integrated Windows authentication of Internet Explorer by using Group Policy Management on Windows Server 2012.
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Windows server 2012 user/administrator missing programs

I have the weirdest thing with windows server i have ever encountered. When i log into the IIS server i have all my pined icons in the metro interface, my task bar pinned programs and my mapped shares ...
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IIS 7.5 - Authentication works with IP Adress but NOT with FQDN

I'm using an IIS Server and run into the following problem: Using Internet Explorer, I type http://1.2.3.4/mySite/ and everything works fine, it uses my Windows credentials. When I try http://name/...
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a conflict with Internet Explorer kiosk mode and the Windows 10 taskbar

I have a silly little problem I'm trying to solve: I'm using Windows 10 Pro on an AD Domain. If I launch Internet Explorer in kiosk mode (%ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe -k) either ...
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Chrome/IE proxy pac issue

I created a simple proxy.pac file and I put it on one of my webserver. This proxy pac file tells browser to display all internal resources and all https resources "DIRECT" and use a proxy for all ...
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How to set the Internet Explorer Home Page via GPO?

I need to set the default home page for the entire domain via GPO. Where is the IE Home Page Policy located?
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How to add IE Compatibility View item via Group Policy?

I am looking to add a single item to IE Compatibility View across devices on the network. I know it's possible to deploy Compatibility View via Group Policy, but it looks like it would override the ...
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Disable IE Compatibility Mode for selected websites

I know there's some well-supported methods for turning Compatibility Mode on for specific domains and addresses, but what about the reverse? In my case, I'd like to leave the settings open to the user,...
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Window Server 2012R2 IE very slow to load first page only when ESC turned off

Running Windows Server 2012 R2, when I used Server Manager to turn off enhanced security configuration for IE, IE is then extremely slow to load the first page. With ESC on, IE works normally. But ...
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Force IE 11 compatibility mode for certain sites within domain

When setting compatibility mode in IE 11 it wants to add our whole domain (somedomain.co.uk) but we don't want every site (*.somedomain.co.uk) to be covered by this. We want just sharepoint.somedomain....
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Internet Explorer 10 group policy

This question is related to Internet Explorer 9 & 10 Group Policy Preferences missing I have about 20 domain controllers and when I try edit a group policy object then go to user configuration > ...
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“The associate private key cannot be found” error and “certutil -repairstore” failure with Windows certificate and key files?

Old machine cannot boot into windows to perform a cert export. The cert file and key file have been retrieved from the file system and copied. Cert is for IE SSL access to a bank. C:\Users{user}\...
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.pac file to allow non specified, trusted sites

I have a situation whereby a non trusted (to my main domain) workgroup is granted internet access through a proxy but the websites are white-listed by means of a .pac file (hosted on IIS that each ...
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IE11 Enterprise Mode gpo not working [closed]

I've followed the following articles to configure the Enterprise Mode gpo for IE11: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn640699.aspx http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn640696.aspx I ...
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Differing if-modified-since headers in IE and Firefox/Chrome

Strangely IE always requests the same non-changed images from my webserver although it should have cached them. In fact Firefox and Chrome (also Opera fyi) do cache these resources. For example ...
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How can I eliminate the “Several add-ons are ready for use” prompt in Internet Explorer?

The issue I describe here is the same as that in Group Policy Internet Explorer, Add-on list not working, but I provide more detail and troubleshooting steps, so I thought it was worth re-asking. I ...
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Result (Aborted) when navigating to web portal

I administer a webapp (HP Service Manager). After upgrading browsers (IE, FF) we are not able to access the web front end. Using the "Dev Tools" in IE, I see the "result" of the request was "(...
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Group Policy Preferences: Content Advisor disabled

We decommissioned our last Windows 2008 R2 server, and with it goes the ability to edit Internet Explorer Maintenance policy settings. Moving forward is Group Policy Preferences... so, I open up ...