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Issues installing .NET framework 4 [on hold]

I have ran into a problem with .NET framework 4 and can not get it to install on my hard drive. I worked over 4 hrs this morning with Microsoft help desk to no avail. Is there anything I can do to get ...
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Why can't I go directly to the Oracle sign on page?

When I paste this URL (below) into my web browser... Chrome or IE https://login.oracle.com/mysso/signon.jsp I get an error saying ... Error! Do not use bookmarked URL. Please type the URL you are ...
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IE Right-Click Save Target As .DWG File type Error

Background: My web application allows users to upload images and files that are later available for download by presenting a link that the user can Right-Click Save As. My issue: In Internet ...
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How to automate log on to remote machine via Internet Explorer

At work we can log onto our works computers from home. We do this via Internet Explorer or FireFox. We visit a URL, which begins the process. We have to Java enabled and a Java app runs. We then ...
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How to remove mystartsearch.com from browsers [duplicate]

Today, my sister accidentally downloaded an adware/spyware into my PC. Now, every-time I open up any browsers, I will see mystartsearch.com homepage. I tried all the best I can based on my knowledge ...
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IE11 on windows 8.1 loses my logins data

I recently switched to windows 8.1 and IE 11 and in Windows 7 with (I am not sure about IE version!), when I login to say Gmail and I closed IE and restart my laptop, I was still login to Gmail when I ...
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Internet Explorer 11 addons don't work

I can't enable third-party addons like LastPass or Adblock Plus on Internet Explorer 11 because the options for toggling them are greyed out. Only Microsoft addons work. I've reinstalled IE twice, but ...
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Is there a way to view a site from a web browser's cache?

A website I saw on my local network recently appears to have gone down. I don't have control over the device that serves the site, so I can't simply bring it back up or troubleshoot it directly ...
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IE 11 (with standard settings) forgets login session between restarts

IE 11, Windows 7 I rarely use IE but I noticed that on some but not all sites when I quit IE and restart I have to login again. Because I use it so infrequently my settings are all "standard", the ...
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Is there a list of what Internet Explorer considers in-date for its ActiveX check (specifically, for Java)?

Internet Explorer now blocks ActiveX controls that it thinks are out of date. At this blog post, by Oracle, the initial versions of Java that would be blocked are listed. Is there a list anywhere ...
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Browsers delaying 5 seconds before attempting first dns query

I have a fresh OS install with Firefox. When i open Firefox the homepage (google) takes 5-8 seconds to load. All subsequent pages load instantly. I loaded Wireshark to check if its the DNS server ...
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Link shortener target URL changed, Internet Explorer goes to old link

I'm using the tiny.cc URL shortener to shorten a link to a file (hosted on Dropbox.) I need to update the file every now and then, but this requires me to upload a new copy, changing the URL. I change ...
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Open Excel links in other than default browser

I have many hyperlinks to web pages in an Excel file and I want to open those links either in IE or Chrome depending on the link. Most of my links I use I have no issues with opening the default ...
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Internet Explorer 11 won't go on certain sites

Today i have installed google drive but i couldn't get to sign in because i had a blank sign in page. I have discovered looking on the internet that it uses IE core to show web pages (as described ...
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Possible to automate setting of Internet Explorer settings?

Is it possible to automate the setting of some Internet Explorer settings through some sort of self-contained script or program (and not something like Group Policy or domain controlling)? In ...
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Facing screen freeze (sort of?) in IE11, WIndows 7 [duplicate]

While using an internal web application running under IE11 compatibility mode, after clicking on a link, the link portion gets freezed & keeps showing up as topmost layer on the screen. I'm unable ...
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IE 10 For Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

I have Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit and IE9 and wanted to download IE10 or IE 11 but after downloading and trying to install both exe's, an error message shows that both versions require minimum Win7 32 ...
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Should I install IE updates on Windows 8.1 even when IE is disabled in Control Panel?

I have eliminated Internet Explorer and gone to Google Chrome. Is Internet Explorer still lurking somewhere and do I still have to use Internet Explorer security updates?
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Keyboard shortcut to “click” text highlighted with Ctrl+F

I spend a lot of time hunting for specific links within massive pages of text with Ctrl+F, then opening those links. I would like to do this entirely with keyboard shortcuts. I have this figured out ...
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How can I analyze .diagsession file from IE's developer tools?

I am troubleshooting some issues with HTTP traffic and using the "UI Responsiveness" developer tool in Internet Explorer 11 to collect data. I know that I can save these files off and re-open them ...
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How to paste plain text in IE11?

Some browsers support pasting of non-formatted text from the clipboard - for instance, Opera Next implements this through the context menu or CTRL+SHIFT+V. However, I need this in IE, which is ...
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Block javascript on specific websites in Internet Explorer

I'm looking for a way to block javascript for specific websites in Internet Explorer, like YesScript does in Mozilla Firefox. Is there a plugin or a way to do this? It seems like this is not possible ...
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Open local HTML files in compatibility view (IE7) in IE11/WIN7

Friend of mine has an interesting issue on his new corporate PC - it looks like his IE11 is somehow configured to open all HTML files from the local file system in compatibility mode (IE7). While I'm ...
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What's the Internet Explorer keyboard shortcut to select “Save as” from the “Do you want to open or save … from …?”-dialog?

Context This dialog has a dropdown next to the Save button where you can select Save as. Image source. Imagine that the keyboard focus was somewhere on the web page, not on Cancel as depicted in ...
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certificate errors via chrome and IE

When trying to access gmail.com via chrome I get this error message: Net::ERR_CERT_INVALID The same error message appears with ninite.com or twitter.com - drive.google.com, youtube.com or ...
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How do I remove Bing from my new tabs page on Internet Explorer?

Bing is now in my new tabs page, apparently the result of some hack, which I removed. I deleted the Bing Bar but Bing is still on my new tabs page. How do I remove it?
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How to enable IE 11?

In early days of using Windows 8.1 I remember unninstalling some of it's built-in software (like Adobe Flash Player) and for this reason now I don't have IE. Recently I want to use it for educational ...
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How do I permanently get rid of “bigdeal” malware? [duplicate]

I'm very conservative in how I use my computer (no illegal software, no strange downloads) yet still managed to get infected by a very annoying piece of malware. I presents itself mostly in Internet ...
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Where does one set Chrome's Trusted sites on a Windows 7 machine?

I'm a little confused by Chrome's settings and how they interact with Windows' settings. In Chrome Settings, when I go to the "change proxy settings", I get the same settings dialog that comes up for ...
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Outlook Web App / OWA dosent meet the security policy

Im having big time trouble accessing a Outlook Web App / OWA page on one computer. Accessing the website gives me most of the time the following error. I do not have access to the OWA / Exchange ...
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Slow loading of website on specific computer (stalling) occasionally

I have a problem with slow loading of a website, the problem is only on a specific computer (Windows8), and only in chrome and IE, in Firefox the problem does not arise. We have several other ...
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How do I get IE to prompt before opening a pdf file?

When clicking on a link to a pdf file, Internet Explorer simply opens it in Adobe Reader. How do I make it ask for confirmation first?
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Unknown Internet Explorer 11 Address Bar Icon

I am a developer, and as part of my investigation our customer sent us a screenshot which contains an icon I could not recognize. Does anybody know what this icon stands for (the one with the arrow ...
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How long are cookies stored on Internet Explorer & how are they ordered?

my question is about cookies stored on Internet Explorer on a Samsung Galaxy 4. My specific question for you is: How long can cookies be stored on Website Settings? Are the cookies website listed ...
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Why doesn't Internet Explorer follow an upgrade system like FireFox [closed]

Is there a reason why IE does not do in-place upgrades like FireFox? When other browsers update they generally do not break but with IE it seems like every version behaves so differently.
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IE 9 in Windows 7 is not downloading any files

Anytime I try to download any files in IE 9 it sits and spins and will not download the file it does not even show an option to run/save. It does however work in Chrome and Firefox, this is Windows 7 ...
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Why is Internet Explorer used without my intervention?

I don't use Internet Explorer. Yet, since I installed ccleaner, I noticed that some Internet Explorer cookies are set (I noticed that when I ccleaner informed me that some temporary files could be ...
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FireFox SSO session used by Windows for further authentications?

On our document management system we use SSO and I also configured FF for auto login. Now that I extended the DMS with a feature which should load content from the Repository via SharePoint-Module in ...
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Registry settings for autocomplete “default” options in IE8

I use autocomplete paswords for many sites, but every time I need to change from default option "No" to "yes", because the default value of message: "Do you want IE to remember this password" is "NO" ...
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Why does hyperlink open from Excel create multiple IE windows?

I have a excel document with SageCRM link (e.g. server/eware.dll/SessionFind?Act=ID&Mode=1&CLk=T&key0=7&key7=ID&Oppo_OpportunityId=ID) When clicked on this link from excel or word ...
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Is it possible to have IE10 developer tools launch JavaScript debugger during infinite loop?

The issue is that my client has an application that is deployed to IE8 and IE10. The application doesn't work on any other browsers. Occasionally end-users are reporting browser crashes, where they ...
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Export/Import of cookies in Internet Explorer 11?

There is a lot of Q and A about this on earlier versions of Internet Explorer (ex: How do I transfer / copy cookies from one browser to another or same browser from one machine to another?) but there ...
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why Internet Explorer 9 User Agent string (the "MSIE part) mess up with proxy and/or NTLM auth in Apache Tomcat 7?

In my network we're behind a proxy (pac script), when try to access a site in the following url format: http://serverName.domain.com:8080/somePath IE (9.0.8112.16421) is unable to browser the site ...
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Exactly the same URL, but 2nd and Nth views change for me, but not for colleague

Note: Although I strived mightily to ask and word this in a way that solicits a real solution, Stackexhange flashed a warning that this post might be too subjective. So, if the moderator does leave ...
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IE11's Document Mode drop down is disabled. Is there any way to enable it?

I'm using Internet Explorer 11 (more specifically, 11.0.9600.16384) on a fresh Windows 8.1 install. For whatever reason the Document Mode drop down in the browser's developer tools is disabled, ...
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IE11 Developer Tools is blank white/gray [duplicate]

When I run F12 Developer Tools in my Windows Server 2012 R2's install of IE 11.0.9600.17498 (Update 11.0.15), I get a blank white area with grayed out buttons: (That white rectangle at the bottom ...
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Can't type Turkish characters in Internet Explorer

I can't type some of the Turkish characters in desktop version of the Internet Explorer. I tried to explain the situation below. How can I fix this? When I press the key ş, it types _. When I press ...
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Windows 8.1 “Modern” Internet Explorer space key undoes itself

When I use the "Modern" Internet Explorer in Windows 8.1 (x64) to access facebook pressing the space key after some words (I didn't see a pattern) simply undoes itself, even when I backspace to the ...
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Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED

I get the error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED whenever I try to go to http://reddit.com on my computer. So far I have tried: setting my static DNS server to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. executing netsh ...
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Bold fonts rendered ugly in web browsers (IE and Chrome)

I have a terrible issue with both browsers, I've read that is caused by Helvetica fonts, I've removed that fonts, deleted FNTCACHE.dat, restarted Windows and this ugly font still appear in bold text, ...