Internet Explorer is the web browser developed by Microsoft. Version specific questions should use a version-specific tag, as this tag is for more general cases.

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Internet Explorer: How to block executable files (exe/com/pif/scr/bat/ps1) from being 'Run' on download

Hi I would like users to download any file (as they currently can) - but for executable files (exe/com/pif/scr/bat/ps1), I would like the 'Run' option to be hidden or disabled. If that is not ...
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Running Java applet in IE will download “securitypack.jar”

My computer is not connecting to the Internet. And we have an Intranet website which requires Java applet. It is found that whenever I enter the Intranet website, the Java console states that it is ...
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After IE opens, does not connect to website

After upgrading to Windows 10, IE does not work properly. After opening IE and entering the desired website, nothing happens; the website cannot be opened.
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how to get Internet Explorer to default to my youtube red account, to skip ad when playing a youtube video

When I use Internet Explorer to open a Youtube video, I get the annoying commercial. I use my YouTube Red account, on my iPhone, to browse YouTube without commercials. How can I get IE to ...
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Edge vs IE and the Facebook Like Button

I am noticing a distinct behavior difference between Edge and IE. In Facebook, if I use the trackpad to select "like" I am able to immediately click the "like choice" (opposed to angry, happy, etc). ...
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Can't access https (internal) website

After 5 days of trying and head banging I've given up. Following issue: - Company network - Windows 10 machine - Joined to the domain - trying to access a Cisco Call Manager portal which is hosted ...
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Hyperlink in Word: Open with non-default application

Here is my situation: I have been using word to create documents saved as htm pages so they act like a little offline website that my company will use on local computers as a wiki/file directory for ...
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How to add an exception to AdBlock in Explorer

I use the AdBlock Plus for IE extension but I can't really configure it. I can only enable or disable it, or see its information panel: Name: Adblock Plus for IE Browser ...
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Configure browser to include meta tag with every response

Is there a way to configure a web browser to include a specific meta tag with every response that it gets? For example, the browser goes out to google.com, google sends a response, the browser ...
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Why does Internet Explorer block a pop-up?

It's been a while I used Internet Explorer to access different websites and it always shows Internet Explorer blocked a pop-up from www.example.com. I don't believe it is to block viruses, as all the ...
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Why does my browser zoom change when moving a window from one monitor to another?

I frequently toss browser windows from one display to another while working but I've noticed that IE (version 11 on Windows 8.1) will change the zoom level of the window when I do this. I have two ...
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Trying to automate a webpage that uses iframes. oie.document.frames(0).document.all.Oy [migrated]

I'm trying to create a budget program that will on open open IE and grab an available balance from an account. I have the login progress completed. But after the webpage loads, it starts to ...
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Why do IE11 and Firefox not use JavaScript when they could? [migrated]

Most important: Any ideas on what I'm doing wrong with using JavaScript, especially on IE11 and Firefox? Bonus question; if this is out of scope, please feel free to leave this alone: Any ideas why 3 ...
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SSL Certificate error in Internet Explorer but not Firefox, Chrome or Edge

I have installed security certificates on 2 websites, which work perfectly in Firefox, Chrome and Edge but when accessing in Internet Explorer (10 and 11), users get the "There is a problem with this ...
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Group Policy Setting - Internet Explorer

Internet Options/Security/Trusted Sites/Custom level/Websites in less privileged web content zone can navigate into this zone The Microsoft documentation on this says it is set to ‘disable’ by ...
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need help urgently: how to recover deleted internet history

I've had some stuff stolen in Thailand. Now we have a suspect. I believe they used a specific tablet to help with hacking my accounts. all Internet history data for Google Chrome, Internet Explorer,...
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IE 11 Cannot access HTTPS on non standard port

I have a road warrior who is accessing one of our server from its IP address. Since few days he cannot access to a service which listen on 8443 https tcp port. HTTP version works well on port 8080 ...
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Auto Play Video in Chrome

I have a video URL that is embedded in HTML iframe tag. It, iframe, auto plays the video in IE and Firefox. But it does not auto play in Chrome. If I paste the URL of the video directly in the ...
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Work desktop reboots over weekend - can't restore browsing session in Internet Explorer

My work desktop reboots over weekend (beyond my control), and I can't restore my browsing session in Internet Explorer. It automatically restored the prior week, but before that, I would lose it ...
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Configure a desktop IE shortcut to find and focus to existing window

Using Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9 (or above) I'm trying to create a desktop shortcut to a particular webpage. The trick is, if the user already has that webpage open in any IE window, I need the ...
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Make Internet Explorer save a .iif file instead of opening it in a new tab

I am attempting to save a Quickbooks file with an extension of .iif from a Silverlight website in Internet Explorer. Its a download link in the website but Silverlight does not allow the user to right ...
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Internet Explorer creating files when I am not using it

I never use Internet Explorer (your welcome) or Microsoft Edge. However, when I run CCLeaner after using Google Chrome, there is always many megabytes worth of random files like history. What can I do ...
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Trying to access e-learning but getting error saying “Error initilializing communications with LMS”

Does anyone know how to solve this problem when accessing e-learning? I'm not sure if this is a Java related error. I've followed whatever the e-learning's instruction about this and I have ...
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Cannot uninstall internet explorer 11 (windows 7) [duplicate]

This question is not about removing a virus. I tried removing the virus using all of the methods recommended by various websites for several hours. This is about how to uninstall/reinstall IE 11 ...
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Restart Computer After IE Reset

I am using IE11 (latest KB) and I tested on Win 10, Win 8.1, and Win 7. I reset IE using the menu options: Tools → Advanced → Reset After reset is complete, IE showed a yellow bar at the ...
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Internet Explorer blank page start

You know that it is a slow browser (probably it is not already but I am still using W7). It is mainly because it loads a lot of stuff during start up. There are guidelines how to set up "about:blank" ...
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Why is IE not storing my Cookie?

I'm developing a (J2EE) website, and the cookies it sends are being persisted on Chrome and Firefox, but not IE. I've even set IE up to 'allow all cookies', but the ones from my site are not being ...
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IE11 where are cookies really stored?

On Windows 7 or Windows 10, if I open IE and go to Twitter.com and log in clicking the Remember Me checkbox, log in and log out again, it does indeed Remember Me - my username is stored. However, if ...
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How to change security settings in Wine IE?

I have to access office PC using https://portal.mycompany.net/Remote It require ActiveX. I am using ubuntu 12.04 The only option I found I could use it to install wine and ies4linux ( VM won't work ...
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Your connection is not private in Chrome and Internet Explorer

There is a problem with my Google Chrome and Internet Explorer when I am visiting https sites mostly google.com and anything related to Google is not working... See screenshot of chrome and internet ...
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How to restore an IE in Windows 10

It's really strange, I do not have IE on my machine. It's not I lost my shortcut question, I really don't have it. I just don't have it in my system32 folder. I want to test some polyfills, that are ...
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What causes the “Server Hangup” error screen response in Internet Explorer?

When using a particular web app through IE11, users will occasionally receive a screen after submitting a request that states: "Server Hangup. Description: Server Hangup" I would think that this ...
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Customize Internet Explorer Context Menu

I tried to add a node in the context menu, where I can open a rdp connection out of my browser. So I created a new Registry-Key etc., but when I click on the new node, nothing happens. My question is,...
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Make IE open new window in different browser

Is there a way to make IE open new window in a different browser like chrome. Any new popup or whenever the site opens a new window it should open in chrome instead of IE. I found this entry in the ...
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IE Enterprise Mode does not apply to redirected pages

I have an app that uses ADFS for authentication. IE Enterprise Mode is applied to the ADFS login page (and the entire ADFS domain URL). When you navigate to the site, the app redirects to ADFS for ...
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Open video in WMP by clicking links in IE

How to carry the login information and/or IE browser cache to Windows Media Player? (I apologize that the screen captures are in Traditional Chinese, as I reside in Hong Kong...) For example, I have ...
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cannot read property, please check your java applet

I am following the following steps of a particular website to digitally sign a PDF from dongle and getting an error. I am wondering is it a browser based issue or website related issue. I have tested ...
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Windows server 2008 R2 can ping internet but not browse

Good evening everyone. I have a windows 2008 R2 server that is a terminal server and it will ping internet IP's and DNS names but I cant browse to the site through IE or Chrome. What Ive tried is: ...
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Only one user of the computer can't access a website on Internet Explorer 11

The daily user of the computer could not access (loading long) Yahoo starting today. Every other website she visits on Internet Explorer works (Gmail, YouTube, Chase Bank) and Yahoo works on Chrome. ...
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Internet Explorer and Zones on a website with multiple sources

If I add a site to the trusted sites zone and it has scripts from sites in the internet zone, how will it treat content loaded from sites in different zones? Will it treat everything on the page as ...
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Can't load W3 page using IE, but Chrome and Firefox can

Does anyone know why IE can't load the page: https://www.w3.org/TR/xmldsig-core/xmldsig-core-schema.xsd or http://www.w3.org/TR/xmldsig-core/xmldsig-core-schema.xsd but Firefox and Chrome can? IE ...
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How to bookmark a favorite without loading the page first? (Internet Explorer, Firefox)

I need to add a bookmark to IE but when I go to the site, it redirects to another page. I don't want to bookmark that page. I want to bookmark the original page before it redirects. How do I do this ...
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Stop Internet Explorer from renaming downloads

I've put up a web page that explains how I setup my Visual Studio settings. This includes downloads for .vsix extensions (the "Download" under "Erweiterungen installieren", "Indent Guides") or .config ...
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Internet Explorer 6 under windows 10 [duplicate]

I am using windows 10. I have some tutorials which requires to run on internet explorer 6.0 + . when i try to run those tutorials it runs on Microsoft Edge. after a spash screen it shows the message ...
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IE11 Version Update

Myself and several other users in my environment seem to be stuck on IE11 11.0.9600.16428CO while multiple other users are on a more recent iteration of IE11. It is important that we have the latest ...
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Where can I find download history of Internet Explorer?

Is there any way to get Downloads history of IE? We get Downloads history of Firefox from downloads.sqlite file and we get download history of Chrome from history.sqlite file. But how to find out in ...
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Import IE Favorites to Win 10 Edge from a COPY of the IE Favorites FOLDER

I just did a fresh install of Win 10, following an irrecoverable crash of Win 7. Because of the crash, all of my IE Favorites were lost, so there is nothing in that location to "import." However, I ...
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How to set language for error message in IE F12 developer tools?

I use IE in Czech. Sometimes (like today) the Czech error message doesn't allow to reconstruct the Google-friendly English version, so I would prefer to use the developer tools in English. I didn't ...
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Removing a prank [duplicate]

This is a bit of an odd one. Someone (Probably roommate), somehow, installed something onto my computer that opens a "unsavory" website in my default browser every 10~15 minutes. It's not browser ...
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How to enforce changing homepage of Internet Explorer?

So, my friend installed some super awesome free game which he totally enjoys playing. But when installing it, he checked "change my home page to superawesomegames.com" Now whenever he opens the IE, ...