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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How can I reset settings for Internet Explorer using a script?

I'm looking to reset Internet Explorer back to factory defaults using a batch file. I'd also like to delete: all Downloads, History, Cookies and Cache, plus anything else in a user's IE profile.
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Unusual Caching Issue with IE 7/8 and IIS 7

We recently moved a site into production running Server 2008 x64 and IIS 7. The ASP.NET pages apparently load just fine, but when it comes to IE 7 and 8, a weird caching issue has cropped up with the ...
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Setting IE10 settings using a logon script [on hold]

I need to create a logon script that will set the following IE10 settings: Home Page Add 2 pages to safe sites Turn off PopUp Blocker Content>AutoComplete settings to Use AutoComplete settings for ...
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Home page set in GPO; users still seeing “Enhanced Security Configuration is not enabled” warning

When users open up IE on my terminal server, they are seeing the IE ESC warning instead of their home page: Here's some of the relevant facts: OS is Windows Server 2008 R2 Home page is specified ...
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Windows registry settings do not take effect on IE 8

I am running Internet Excplorer version 8.0.6001 on Windows XP SP3. I want to change the default search engine for IE without using the user interface. So, I modified these registries: ...
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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 ...
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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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What changes my default browser from Chrome back to IE10 in Windows 8? [migrated]

I follow the steps outlined here but set Chrome instead of Internet Explorer. If I close all browser windows, Chrome and IE, the changes are reverted and IE becomes the default browser. I am the only ...
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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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Internet Explorer cannot display page from apache with single SSL virtual host

I have a question that has come up somehow in different questions but I still can't find the solution, yet. My problem is that I'm hosting a site on apache 2.4 on debian with SSL and Internet ...
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Internet Explorer not working after establishing a SSTP VPN connection

I have a problem which is constantly appearing on each Windows 7 computer I'm using, whenever I establish a SSTP VPN connection to a ForeFront TMG 2010 firewall; it only happens with SSTP connections, ...
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Slow browsing through IE on Windows Server 2012

We've run into strange issue on the freshly installed servers. H/W: IBM server X3550 M4 7914; OS: Windows Server 2012 Std. Then we try to browse on the servers thru IE, not all sites are opened or it ...
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Default Search provider in Internet Explorer 8 Via GP?

Does anyone know how to change the default search provider in IE8 Via Group Policy? IE7 seemed to work okay but once I rolled out the IE8 browser update via WSUS, it defaults back to Bing search on ...
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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 ...
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WMI filter for Internet Explorer 10+

I need to apply a GPO on all machines with IE 10+ but the setting does not need to be and shouldn't be applied to ie 9. All the machines are Windows Vista, 7, and 8 (some 32 bit and others 64). I ...
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Internet Explorer 10 Crashing With BEX Error (Cannot reset to default)

I am facing an issue with my Windows Server 2012 IE 10. Every time access local intranet webpage that opens a new windows automatically or any web in new tab or window, it crashes with below error: ...
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Disable Bing search entirely from IE when using sysprep

I'm creating a Windows Server 2012 R2 image for our product (an all-in-one appliance installed on server hardware) and I am having incredible trouble with getting Bing removed from Internet Explorer. ...
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Group policy to check/uncheck “require HTTPS” in Internet Explorer 11 trusted sites list?

When adding a list of trusted sites to Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 7 Professional SP1, there is a checkbox called "Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone". Is there a way ...
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How do I properly configure Internet Explorer Connection Settings via Group Policy?

I've configured the location of our automatic configuration script under "User Configuration > Preferences > Control Panel Settings > Internet Settings > Internet Explorer 8 > Connections > LAN ...
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Server 2008 slow home page load in Internet Explorer

I have a problem with Internet Explorer for all users. On startup the home page takes around 20-30 seconds to load. This includes servers such as the Domain Controller and Terminal Server. However ...
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Force Windows or IE8 to open certain URLs in Chrome

Rightly or wrongly we have certain applications which have been developed for IE8 and as such we use it as our primary browser. However certain users are needing HTML5 compliant browsers for certain ...
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IE8, “Enable Native XMLHTTP support” option - why not?

Distributed network, about 600 PCs, just upgraded to IE8. Currently the 'Enable Native XMLHTTP Support' option is disabled (perhaps this is an artifact of the upgrade from IE7) but its causing a few ...
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nginx internet explorer failed connection

I have a simple website with a login form using Websockets .Although it works fine with Firefox and Chrome, no connection is established and thus no login using IE 10 or 11. I used Fiddler and noticed ...
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IE 8 SessionMerging Registry Key Seems To Have No Effect on Desktop Shortcuts

We need to have our in-house web application always initiate a "new session" whenever a user accesses it on their desktop PC. With IE8, the sure-fire way to accomplish this is training the users to ...
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Integrated Windows Authentication not working on PC bound to AD network

Background: Web server running LAMP stack Web server has VPN tunnel to AD network at HQ Multiple AD networks around the globe with VPN tunnels and trust relationships to HQ network Kerberos ...
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PHP: Session-related error, that occurs only in Internet Explorer?

I have PHP 5.4.7 with Yii framework and I'm experiencing problem described here. When I login to my Yii-powered website, I'm getting session_regenerate_id(): Session object destruction failed error. I ...
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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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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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Can't launch web platform installer

I need to install url-rewrite module (windows server 2008) - while extension starts setup it tries to launch web platform installer- get error: Unable download the product list from. Check your ...
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Serving from different directories for Internet Explorer

We have two different versions of our website - one for older versions of Internet Explorer (7 and 8), and one for all other browsers. (arguments around JS feature detection have been made, but we ...
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Testing WPAD file locally with Internet Explorer 11

I am in the process of making our WPAD script ipv6 ready. I downloaded our current (working) WPAD script and configured the following options in Internet Options -> Connections -> LAN settings ...
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Certificate address mismatch warning GPO cannot be Disabled

I found the "Turn on certificate address mismatch warning" and I need to set it to Disabled. Seems like the Console is not accepting that option (I Can set it to enabled and it will work) and I'd like ...
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Internet Explorer 8 download attachment issue

I have a web application which downloads xlsx file over SSL. Its working in all the browsers except for IE 8. It gives me the following error :Internet Explorer was not able to open this Internet ...
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Group Policy Internet Explorer, Add-on list not working

We have group policy setup at our company something similar to the setup below Domain Policy OU Policy The domain policy is set to enabled for "Do not allow users to enable or disable add-ons" ...
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Set Document Mode for Website We Don't Control

There is a site developed by Oracle and hosted at our parent company that users at our company need access to. This site only renders properly if the Document Mode is set to IE8. Our users have ...
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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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What sites must I trust in order to download software *to a server* using IE?

I am working at a client site and they are insisting that I download a patch from a server, for local installation. USB drives, copying from my laptop, etc, is not permitted. The only browser I can ...
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Cannot unblock IE9 installation after GPO blocker kit

I need to unblock the installation of Internet Explorer 9, after using the Internet Explorer 9 Blocker Toolkit in a GPO. In a way the unblocking does work, after disabling it in the GPO, but the ...
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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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Honor EXIF tag on IIS

Forgive me if this isn't the correct area, but figure I'd give it a shot. I have a virtual directory mapped to a fileshare over IIS. On this fileshare are images. When viewing an image through the ...
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Change LAN setting for LocalSystem account

As part of a build process, I need to upload a large batch of html files to a Sharepoint Document library. Currently, I net use the library, and do a simple copy/replace of all the files. ...
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Always Allow Windows Media Player in Internet Explorer - Group Policy

I am wanting to always allow the Windows Media Player add on for internet explorer to run without asking on all computers in my domain. We have a software client that sends sounds via internet ...
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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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Distributing Favorites to all Internet Explorer installations in local network

I am managing a company with 150 Windows machines. I would like to manage a central list of Favorites (hyperlinks with a text description) which is automatically synced with each Internet Explorer ...
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Internet Explorer IE11 launches in Enhanced Security for Users despite setting in Server Manager

Our users log on to an RDP server running Windows 2008 R2. I have already gone into Server Manager and disabled ESC for both admins and users. While the setting is applied for admins, users still go ...
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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. ...
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SSL Client Certificate works in Google Chrome, but doesn't work in Internet Explorer

Here's the setup: we've got a Production and a Test server, both Win2008R2 / IE9 and mostly similar in hardware/software/updates. We also have a client certificate (self-signed, private key included) ...
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Why is Apache htdigest authentication failing in IE10 on Windows 8?

One of our developers reported that for the past week or two, the htdigest authentication that we have set up on our test sites in Apache is not working in IE10 on Windows 8. It's fine on IE10 on ...
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Is there a way to disable file browse dialogs in IE/Windows Explorer?

We have an application that runs as a custom shell/kiosk in windows. One part of this application provides access to a web portal (via a .NET BrowserControl). The problem is this web portal allows ...
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Add Bookmark to IE automatically for new users on a computer

When I set up a PC, I would like to be able to have it so when anyone logs into that PC from the domain a couple of IT bookmarks will be in IE. I read I can do this with a Domain-Level group policy, ...