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IE11: How to check into which zone a URL falls?

In the menu bar, if you go to File->Properties. The properties dialog shows the zone for that page.
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How do I install Internet Explorer on Windows Server 1803 (semi annual release)?

Windows Server 1803 is only available in Core edition. You can not install Internet Explorer on a Windows Server Core edition, that's the whole point. If you really need a graphical browser, you can ...
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Renewing SBS2011 Exchange Self-Signed Certificate w/o changing home page in IE?

If using SBS2011 then Start the Windows SBS2011 Standard Console Click on the Network icon in the top bar, then click the Connectivity tab Wait for the panel in the right to become active and then ...
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Force IE 11 compatibility mode for certain sites within domain

You can use Group Policy to enforce compatibility view for a specific subdomain. Press Win + R, type gpedit.msc and press OK to launch Group Policy Editor. The policy can be found in Computer or ...
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How do I set default internet zone level with Group policy?

donL, So I was curious enough about this one to research it out. I don't have a 2003 server environment to test on, so it was up to "Google Fu" to check into this. Turns out it is a "bug" in the ...
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Prevent IE10 from creating WebCache through Group Policy

Webcache is part of WinINET and is loaded before IE (as other WinINET. To stop the caching you need to tell WinINET to stop caching. Credit to http://www.tenforums.com/general-support/37841-disable-...
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Using Internet Explorer to invoke PHP/CURL for long running data API causes Apache 2 server to freeze and require restart

A long time ago, I saw Apache lock-ups resulting from an Apache process making a call via HTTP to another URL serviced by an Apache process on the same server. I sometimes wound up with a bunch of ...
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Why is Internet Explorer 11 unable to connect to HTTPS sites when TLS 1.2 is enabled?

Do you also have SSL 2.0 enabled? According to http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2851628 "SSL 2.0 and TLS 1.2 are not compatible with each other in Windows 7 and later operating systems. To use ...
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Why is SiteToZoneAssignment GPO applying, but sites not appearing in IE

I created a new user account, and when logged on for the first time, it too experienced the same issue with sites not showing in IE, even though the GPO was applied. I found in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\...
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Internet Explorer not working after establishing a VPN connection

Found the culprit. Internet Explorer can use custom proxy settings for each VPN connection, and those settings override the default, global proxy settings when a VPN connection is in use. Thus, as ...
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IE11: How to check into which zone a URL falls?

This Microsoft created software will allow you to enter a URL and display not only the zone that falls into (including the local computer zone - there are actually four IE zones) but it will show the ...
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Acrobat Reader XI addon gets disabled periodically in Internet Explorer within Windows domain

Group Policy could be adding that registry value. The gpresult tool can give you insight into the settings being applied via Group Policy. Any program running as the user could be doing it, because ...
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NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID in Chrome but not in IE

Your certificate is missing the Subject Alternate Name (SAN) entries. Modern browsers require that the SAN is present, even if it it only contains the common name. Recreate your certificate with a SAN ...
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Acrobat Reader XI addon gets disabled periodically in Internet Explorer within Windows domain

While oleschri's answer is quite comprehensive, I want to add some additional detail. In my observations, I do not see MpOAv impacting or being related to this issue. Removing the Extension ...
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Acrobat Reader XI addon gets disabled periodically in Internet Explorer within Windows domain

Reproducing the problem Assuming you have installed Microsoft Windows 7+ / Server 2008 R2+ Microsoft Internet Explorer 11+ (IE) Adobe PDF Reader 11+ (Reader) Microsoft System Center Endpoint ...
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Internet Explorer 8 - TLS Fatal Error Close Notify - Oracle HTTP - Server Apache 2.2.22.0

SSLCipherSuite ALL:+HIGH:-MEDIUM:-LOW:-SSLv2:-SSLv3 Since you disable all SSL 3.0 ciphers and since TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 just use the SSL 3.0 ciphers and since IE 8 does not support TLS 1.2 there will ...
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Force Windows or IE8 to open certain URLs in Chrome

Stop punishing your users by keeping them on ancient versions of IE. =) Your salvation (assuming your machines are Windows 7 or later) is in IE 11 and it's called Enterprise Mode. From the page: ...
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Why is site serving different SSL certs to different browsers?

I know that this is an old thread, but it helped me solve a similar issue. I determined it to be IPv6 related as opposed to SNI. It turns out that Verizon Wireless and other ISPs are increasingly ...
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Why is Internet Explorer 11 unable to connect to HTTPS sites when TLS 1.2 is enabled?

Ran into this issue today with IE11 on Win 7 (fully updated with important updates, but not optional ones), when using Mozilla's Intermediate suite, which works fine with IE8 on XP and is supposed to ...
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How to redirect a client whose browser fails the handshake because it can't accept TLS1.1 or 1.2?

It's not possible to drop support for those protocols and at the same time letting clients connect using those same protocols. If you must communicate this to clients, either use a different channel ...
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How to add IE Compatibility View item via Group Policy?

Use the Enterprise Mode Site List. The site list you create can be hosted on a web site, local hard drive, or a network share. You can use the graphical tool to create/maintain the list, but you ...
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How to access web site with revoked security certificate in IE11

Chrome and Microsoft's browsers (Edge and Internet Explorer) are using Windows' certificate management system. Firefox uses its own certificate management system. That's answer why Firefox works fine. ...
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IE does not properly use it's local cache for intranet sites and returns HTTP 200 instead of HTTP 304

After working on the problem I have found out this was due to the Internet Explorer Developer Tools in IE 11. I found it out by opening Fiddler and the Internet Explorer Developer Tools at the same ...
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Feedback on Using Chrome on RDS Hosts

Your question is a bit subjective. Does it work well? That depends on how you need to use it. Does it work as well with their GPO templates? It depends on what you need to manage via GPO. Chrome ...
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Install Internet explorer on Server 2019 Standard

You can install or uninstall IE from Settings -> Apps -> Manage optional features: Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/browsers/disable-internet-explorer-windows.
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Is it still necessary to turn off SSL keepalive, etc. in Apache for all MSIE?

Microsoft indicates that this is a hold-over from really old versions, and should be removed entirely. The comments in the blog post tend to back this up as well. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ieinternals/...
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Internet Explorer isn't auto-discovering http://wpad/wpad.dat auto-config

Another thing to look out for is detailed in the following URL: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-au/library/cc995158.aspx DNS may have a block list enabled of which wpad is defined as a blocked ...
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Internet Explorer cannot display page from apache with single SSL virtual host

Does it work on other browsers, for example Firefox on WinXP, IE7 on Vista/7/8, IE8+, iOS, Android? If yes, then suspecting that your cipher suite might be too restrictive/modern to allow IE7/XP. ...
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Renewing SBS2011 Exchange Self-Signed Certificate w/o changing home page in IE?

I did this in SBS2011: Open Exchange Management Console > navigate to Server Configuration and review the Certificates in the right panel Identify the certificate that has expired (take note of the ...
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Force Windows or IE8 to open certain URLs in Chrome

You can create a class for a specific protocol and then use that protocol in your link. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CUSTPROT] @="\"URL:CUSTPROT Protocol\"" "DefaultIcon"="\"C:\\Program Files\...
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