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Will the top webbrowsers obay cookie lifecycle? [on hold]

For example, assuming default settings, will webbrowsers clear 20 year cookies prior to their respective expiration date? How do the major browsers handle cookie lifecycles differently?
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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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Internet Explorer IE Restore Session: how does it work? [on hold]

Im using IE 11 on windows7 ultimate 64bit I have a need to figure out how Microsoft designs IE to restore sessions, because: Some time the IE crashes and "restore session" option is not available. ...
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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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Changing IE settings automatically [closed]

i want to change someof the IE setting with a .reg file. but i cant find out how can do this kind of things: I need make sure that cookies are enabled and not blocked. I need to add to my 'Trusted ...
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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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Cannot open pdf, java, activex from browser after upgrading to windows 7

My computer at work was upgraded from Windows XP to windows 7 with Internet Explorer 10 recently. Below are the problems that I have: 1. Cannot open "Internet Options" from IE 10 browser. (I can only ...
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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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Ie11 skip past dialogue on certificate error. “do you want to open or save”

I'm trying to visit site where it says There is a problem with this website’s security certificate. and when I click visit the site a popup opens below saying do you want to open or save. When I click ...
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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, ...
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How to enable the 'Save and Open' option in Internet Explorer

I've recently upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 and now when I try to download/open a *.csv file from the internet I get the following options in IE. The Save and Open option is disabled/greyed out. ...
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Issue with google display and results, on all browsers

I have a 3-yr old desktop with a new SSD and a fresh copy of Windows 8.1. Googling is producing some subtly strange results which are consistent across different browsers. On other computers (which ...
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IE will always go to Tunnelbear when opening new tab

I have Tunnelbear installed, but it is off, not even launched. Now when I click open a new tab in IE 11 (on Windows 8.1), the title of the tab will show text beginning with Tunnelbear... briefly ...
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Stubborn Startup Page - MyStartSearch - mystartsearch.com

Just earlier I opened IE to go check my emails, etc... but my startup page is not google anymore as it previously was. The startup page was instead some "mystartsearches" thing which I had not ...
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IE11 Developer Tools does not work

I have installed IE11 (11.0.9600.17501) on my machine, but I can not use the Developer Tools. It shows nothing for almost all tabs, and for DOM Explorer tab it shows the below: How to solve this ...
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Google search not showing his full content [closed]

My problem is that when I search something on google, it shows a page without the usual functions the page has. And only two search options are show: web and image. Here's a image of the problem: ...
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Crystal Report ActiveX Viewer unable to run in Internet Explorer 11

I run into this problem when using IE11. The screenshot is as below: I've tried to disable the "Enhanced Protected Mode" in IE but it still does not work. I did not have this problem when using IE9, ...
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Can't install Internet Explorer 9 in Windows 7 x86

I need Internet Explorer 9 for developing. So I go here and I can download it only for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. However when I try to install I get the error (translated): This version ...
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Internet Explorer opens when I double-click firefox.exe or chrome.exe

I've been experiencing a problem for quite some time from now. I use Windows 7 and I cannot open Google Chrome or Firefox. When I click on the .EXE it opens Internet Explorer instead of Google ...
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Does Internet Explorer “show pictures” option not show pictures or not downloading them?

Does anybody know if the "Show pictures" option under IE>Internet Options>Advanced Tab>Setting>Multimedia, stops the browser from showing pictures or stops it from downloading pictures?
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How does “Restore last browser session” work in IE ?

What is the mechanism behind that? Does it stores all the links in some kind of temp memory? If so, is there any way that we could access that?
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allow java plugin on internet explorer

I have customers who can't properly access their web application requiring java plugin to be enabled on internet explorer. This application requires the latest version ov java running (8u25 at the ...
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Is my Internet Explorer up to date? [closed]

Is my Internet Explorer up to date? I have version 11.0.9600.16428 whatever that means. The copyright date is 2013 which made me suspicious. I don't think its automatic update works in our office. ...
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Weird adware source code in every website

I've got a weird script popping up on every website I go on. What makes it even weirder is that it does absolutely nothing. I didn't notice anything until I saw this kind of stuff: I've tried ...
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Internet Explorer: When I restart IE the session doesn't restore [duplicate]

Say I have opened instagram and facebook in current session. With the internet options startup setting set to Start with tabs from the last session it doesn't open the previous tabs. It again opens ...
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How to quickly add a website to the list of trusted sites in IE 11?

I'm trying to solve the task of implementing the FireFox NoScript functionality in IE (my previous post regarding this problem is here). Let's consider this situation. I open a website in IE and ...
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FireFox's NoScript equivalent for IE 11 in Windows 8.1

For my IE 11 in Windows 8, I need a tool I can use to disable/enable JavaScripts on various web pages dynamically when I open a web page - something similar to what the NoScript plugin for FireFox ...
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LLMNR AAAA wpad & A wpad Entrys in Wireshark its Normal or an network issue

i have questions to my wireshark result from today. it is normaly windows conduct or is maleware or something else on the machine ? wireshar plain text output: Frame 3: 58 bytes on wire (464 ...
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Focus IE window in powershell [closed]

My code: $ie = new-object -com "InternetExplorer.Application" $ie.navigate("http://localhost") $ie.visible = $true $ie.fullscreen = $true However, after fullscreen, the window still appears behind ...
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IE 10 special characters

I'm using a Windows 8 64 bit laptop with IE 10 installed. I have a problem regarding special characters in IE 10. My OS is English however I'm using a Turkish keyboard. Now in Chrome, Firefox I ...
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Installing plugin manually in internet explorer plugin folder

I have to install an internet explorer plugin manually by this mentioned protocol: Manual Installation. If automatic installation failed you can install plugin manually, for this: Click here to ...
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internet explorer security settings keeps resetting back to default

The security settings keep on resetting to the medium-high setting, despite changing to the high setting.
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Interent Explorer Log is empty always

OS- Windows 7 Professional & Windows Server 2008 R2 In Event Veiwer --> Application and Serverices logs --> Internet Explorer there is no log, it is always empty. I need to check why my Internet ...
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Certificate Errors with bad Date Time settings

I have recently solved an issue with IE 11 where I was getting certificate errors to google.com bing.com was fine no problems I tried a number of different things till seeing a post referring to ...