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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Why is IE lacking in Add-on/ Extensions as other browsers? [on hold]

I have always wondered that .. , perhaps it is directly related to the Trident layout engine? I need a good technical answer. thanks in advance
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The option “Print all linked documents” in Internet Explorer 11 does not print all linked documents

I manage a website which provides a resume management service for recruiters. We have a feature that allows the end user to print a batch of resumes. This is accomplished by rendering a web page ...
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Is there a website I can go to that will tell me if I am running Internet Explorer in Compatibility Mode?

When I go to http://whatbrowser.org/ in Internet Explorer, it reports IE 10. When I go to the same website using Quickbooks' internal web browser, it reports IE7. I want to know if it is actually IE10 ...
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How to set two breakpoints in one line in Chrome developer tools?

Trying to debug some JavaScript. In Internet Explorer (you know, that browser everybody loves?) it is very easy to set two breakpoints in one line. Let's say the line is like this in the HTML source: ...
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Strange popup behaviour in Internet Explorer

I've created a page in html which has a number of links on it. The idea is that when clicked, the link opens in a new popup window. This works for 99% of people but there are a couple (all using IE) ...
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IE will not seek audio/webm file

I'm trying to create a WebM audio only that will playback and seek in all browsers using the HTML5 tag and mime type audio/webm. I've found workarounds to get this to work in all browsers, but they ...
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Weird crosses in buttons FireFox and Internet Explorer

I got a new windows 8.1 installation and it keeps showing weird crosses in buttons in FireFox and Internet Explorer. (see picture) does anybody know how to solve this? Thanks in advance.
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Internet Explorer tries to download Google links as a file

Having a really peculiar problem one a couple of our client machines. Randomly, on some Google links, IE tries to download the link as a file: I think, though I can't say for definite, that these ...
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How do I remember my password with Internet Explorer?

I clicked "don't remember passwords for this website" and now I want to cancel this selection and remember my password when I login. How do I do it? I'm using Internet Explorer 11.
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How do I get a hyperlink open only one internet explorer window

How do I get a hyperlink open only one Internet Explorer window? It keeps opening the same thing from the link but in two IE windows.
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How to stop Internet Explorer from blocking ActiveX controls on local files

Often, when I open HTML files on my C drive with Internet Explorer, I get a message saying that IE has blocked some ActiveX controls in the page. I then have to click a button to see the page. How can ...
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Is Chrome available on any Win8 phones? [closed]

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 I hate IE. I really want Chrome. There seem to be a few knock-off versions of Chrome on the Windows Store. Is there an official version? Is Chrome available on any Win8 ...
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Open the “Choose Add-Ons” dialog in IE to change maximum load time

At first IE pops-up a message for that. But after the minimum has been changed - how can it be changed again if the pop-up doesn't show? I've tried searching the web and looking in the add-ons' ...
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How to stop website localizing the timezone for me automatically?

I'm currently living in Hong Kong where the timezone is UTC+8. Now I'm travelling to Germany and I'm planning some activities. For example I would like to watch a football match and tried to check ...
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Tool for changing IE settings to Google?

Each and every time I create a new Windows account (either adding a new user or installing Windows again), one of the first things I do is to add Google to, and remove Bing stuff from Internet ...
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Chrome (and Chrome alone) cannot access the Internet

My neighbour rang me this morning to tell me that she couldn't access the Internet so I agreed to have a look at it for them. The machine is an aging Sony Vaio running Windows Vista (didn't note what ...
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Specify program to use when viewing source in IE11

I use Chrome for 99% of my work, but one application only works in IE. One major problem I have is that the 'View Source' option on XML documents opens the source Notepad, which always seems to screw ...
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Clearing floats with CSS and IE7?

I've been banging my head for a day trying to get floats and clears to work properly in older versions of Internet Explorer. I've read numerous tutorials on using .clear:after trick, etc. but I can't ...
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Can I edit IE Favorites from the command line?

I have several dozen Favorites in Internet Explorer that have the same root URL. That URL has now changed and I need to update all the Favorites. I want to write a script to go in and replace the old ...
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IE10: Website security certificate issue + “continue” button missing

I am developing a web app and am using self-signed SSL certificates. I'm trying to test my site on Internet Explorer 10 in a modern.ie VM (in VirtualBox). When I visit the site, ...
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Can ping but can't browse with Chrome or IE, only with Maxthon [duplicate]

I'm using Windows 8 on a Lenovo G50. When I use Chrome or IE, I can't connect to any websites. I checked my internet settings and there is no proxy configured. I ran the network troubleshooter and ...
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Advertisement suddenly appearing on top of almost every page

Since this morning strange advertisement is appearing on top of many pages I open in webbrowser (see screenshot at the end). It's happening in any browser (tested FF, IE and Chrome), on any of three ...
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Why proxy configuration stops all internet communications?

I found proxy server, checked using public resource - it works. Upon that I go and configure proxy settings for my browser: tried for both Firefox Mozilla and IE - nothing works. I mean that until I ...
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How can I get org-protocol to work with Internet Explorer?

I am using org-mode in Emacs, and can successfully use org-protocol with Firefox, that is, the following org-protocol://store-link://http:google.com//google successfully works in Firefox, after ...
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IE 10 crashes on 'File Upload' when using EMET

This problem has been occurring for quite some time now for me (at least two to three weeks). Whenever I try to upload an image, IE crashes. It crashes because EMET stops an illegal operation. The ...
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Images not displayed in certain Outlook 2013 messages

In Outlook 2013, images are not displayed in some of my e-mails. This impacts the preview pane and full message view. At first, I get this info tip at the top of the message: But when I click it and ...
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Windows 8 can't print from Internet Explorer but can print from other programs

I have a machine running Windows 8. When we try to print a bank statement, a side bar pops up asking which printer to select. After selecting the printer I get a message stating it couldn't connect to ...
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What is the correct way of dealing with Windows Socket Error 10065?

First, i'll describe my platform. I use Windows 8, no AV, default firewall disabled. I get internet through PPPoE connection with pre-set IP, DNS, subnetwork mask and primary gate. Also i use ...
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Windows Internet Explorer 11 Update error - sfc /scannow fail

Since the last few days I am having problems with IE. IE starts for 1 second and immediately closes (1st Issue), furthermore IE11 Windows Update fails with code 9C48 (2nd issue) To fix this issue I ...
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Is IE 11 the latest and available for Windows 8 Pro x64?

I'm running Windows 8 Pro, x64, fully patched. It has Internet Explorer 10.0.9200.17116 installed. I checked Windows update and there are no updates available. I had a popup spring from somewhere, ...
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Browser emulation not availble in ie11

My ie11 emulation option doesn't give me any options to choice from, meaning that I can't view older versions. Has anyone else experienced this?
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IE Add-on execution permission dialog box

I usually go with Flash disabled in my browser (security, annoyance, CPU load, bandwidth). However, occasionally Flash is needed, so needs to be enabled. Firefox has a great FlashBlocker plugin. On ...
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Youtube videos become out of sync with chrome

While watching youtube videos, slowly but surely they become out of sync. By pressing progress bar ticker and dragging it to, for example, same position - audio sync issue is fixed, but, after a while ...
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Changing Last Opened Folder in IE

As you knonw IE will save last opened folder somewhere. so next time when you try to choose a file from PC, the last opened folder will be the starting folder for choosing files. I want to know where ...
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Internet Explorer clearing browser history mid-session, causing the back and forward buttons to be greyed out

Recently we've had a problem with some of our users; it seems as though IE is clearing it's browser history, forcing the back and forward buttons to not function (both greyed out for the rest of the ...
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Browser images are blurry (heavily compressed on arrival)

First, I'd like to say that this is a question regarding Windows 7 x64. I couldn't find the proper forum for asking this, so I apologize. The title itself is not misleading. In every browser I tried, ...
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I need to find the dates on which I first accessed webpages

What is the easiest way to find the first time I visited a given website in: Firefox 32.0.3 Google Chrome 37.0.2062.124 and IE 11.0.12 I need to know the very first time that I visited each website, ...
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Running old versions of Macromedia Shockwave in a modern browser

I'm trying to find ways to run Macromedia Shockwave 8 or 8.5 in a modern browser. So far, I have yet to find any methods besides running Adobe Shockwave 12 and hoping for the best. Is there a way to ...
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How do I set default internet zone level with Group policy?

I have been trying for a while to get this done with no success. It looks like my group policy settings are being applied when I run the group policy results wizard. Here is what I am doing to set ...
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How can I make Windows Explorer show FTP server files without it using IE?

I work for a manufacturing company. In one of our labs we have a laptop running XP SP3 and IE7. This laptop is disconnected from the internet, and has not been updated or purposefully modified in some ...
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Printing from IE pages blacks out text

When users are printing pages from a specific site (containing important data) the print preview looks fine but the resulting print has all of the text lines blocked out with a square of black ink, ...
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Error while deleting internet explorer

My Internet Explorer is not visible in the uninstall programs list but and when I try to remove the folder from c drive it shows the error You require permission from TrustedInstaller to make ...
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How to re-enable Internet Explorer after disabling it and downgrading (11->9)

I need to test a site on IE9 for a client. For technical reasons, I'm forced to work on a Windows 7 virtual machine, which runs IE11. So I found this tutorial which basically says you can do that by ...
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Launch IE in Touch Mode from Command Line

I'm on Windows 8. How do I launch Internet Explorer in touch mode from the command line? I'm hoping for something like this: iexplore /TouchMode Please note, I want this to be a switch or something ...
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I tried installing IE11, but it seems to be corrupted.

I tried installing IE11 but I do not think the install completed properly. It's listed as a program under the start menu but not under Control Panel -> Programs and Features. When I try to open it, it ...
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Internet Explorer: Set homepage for all users without GPO

I'm looking for a way to set the homepage of Internet Explorer (and possibly other browsers) for all Users through command line/Powershell, or any other method that doesn't use the domain policies ...
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how to pull the focus of web page in sight?

We are using a IE based OA system, and usually there are many records, which requires many pagedown until i find the record i need and click it to open the record details. When i close the record, the ...
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Is it possible to know which content was blocked by Tracking Protection in IE?

I'm using many Tracking Protection Lists in my Internet Explorer (IE11 if that matters). In this case if I visit a website that has part of its content block IE shows a blue icon where I can see that ...
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IE-9 difference between cookies in AppData/Local and AppData/Roaming

It seems IE stores cookies in the following two locations: C:\Users\'username'\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies and C:\Users\'username'\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary ...
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How to block html5 videos system wide

Background: I am a novice web programmer and frequently use different browsers to test for incompatibilities. I sometimes find myself easily distracted and am trying to block video sites such as ...