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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Chrome & IE can't access local website, while Firefox can. How to debug?

1. Enviroment 1.1 Host machine Windows 8.1 Enterprise Chrome v42.0.2311.152 Firefox v38.0.1 IE v11.0.9600.17031 VirtialBox Vagrant 80 port forwarded to port 80 at guest machine at 192.168.56.101 ...
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Is there functionality in Edge/Spartan similar to about:tabs in IE 11?

I'm trying to configure Edge/Spartan to operate the same way I used IE 11, with about:tabs as the homepage and new tab page. However, in Edge/Spartan, about:tabs just displays a blank page similar to ...
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How to change the about: pages in IE?

My PC was infected by the delta-homes nuisance yesterday. I think as part of it, the about:navigationfailure, navigationcanceled, etc, have been redirected to various adware sites. Where is the ...
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Play mp4 video in Internet Explorer 11 with security level set to high

I am using the html5 tag to embed mp4 videos on a site. They play well in all browsers except on IE-11 but only when the security level is set to high (if security level downgrade to medium video ...
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How can I search of my favorites bar in IE10?

I am using Windows 7. Is there a way to search on my favorites in IE 10, specially in the Favorites bar? I tried different things but I couldn't find any window that let you search. The Organize ...
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Internet Explorer Did Not Finish Installing [closed]

Want to update Internet Explorer 8 to Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7 Enterprise, 32-bit. Few seconds after running IE10-Windows6.1-x86-de-de.exe a message prompt comes: "Internet Explorer Did ...
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Closing IE and other metro apps on touch screen

I'm trying to configure a device for a client who wants to use metro apps on a touch screen. The problem I'm running into at the moment is that the interface for some of these metro apps is not ...
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JavaScript error on embedded Internet Explorer

I have a wallboard setup to display statistics in the office, however the widget that uses embedded Internet Explorer keeps coming up with a JavaScript error. The error can be closed without ...
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home page troubles in IE

I am having trouble in changing IE homepage. Everytime I change my home page to google.com or default it changes my home page into annoying one called http://go.speedbit.com/?pid=s What the heck ...
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Will Windows 10 ship with Internet Explorer? [closed]

The web seems to be full of conflicting messages. "The existing version of Internet Explorer will ship in Windows 10 alongside Microsoft’s new Spartan browser, the company revealed Thursday." - ...
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javascript not working in ie 10 (win7 - 64)

I have tried so many time to enable active scripting, but I cannot seem to get ie 10 (or 11 - i backed down to 10 as a wild stab at solution) to do anything with javascript. Firefox and Chrome both ...
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SOLVED - Open Internet Explorer Desktop version from Start? [duplicate]

Is it possible to pin IE tiles that when you tap it, it open IE in desktop mode? I imagine it will be possible to make a shortcut with iexplorer.exe /somecommand or something like that and then pin it ...
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How to stop automatic popup asking to save/open PDF files in IE 11?

Every page of an ebook which is delivered as a pdf file, has the pop up asking if you want to open or save on each page - extremely annoying. Any help on how to turn this off would be appreciated.
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Why doesn't Google Chrome block all pop-ups?

For example, if you go to the website nba-stream.com and click on a game, the website will open up a pop-up, but since I have disabled pop-ups in Google Chrome in Chrome://settings, I shouldn't get ...
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How to specify relative path for an html file in the current directory in IE? [migrated]

I've tried everything: file:///.\myfile.html file:///myfile.html file:///./myfile.html myfile.html ./myfile.htm Etc, etc. What's the correct syntax? Context: I am trying to open a file from ...
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Using curl to simulate Internet Explorer's auto logon

I have a webpage on my intranet in which Internet Explorer can automatically login using whatever user is logged in the network. How can I use curl (or: what are the HTTP headers I need) in order to ...
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IE homepage for all users without GPO plus IE in startup folder for all users

Can you please suggest me how you did this. I am in a situation where I login into a system as administrator but have to set a specific IE homepage for all local users on that system and also setting ...
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using runas with diffrent user to run “Internet Explorer”, navigated to a simple html page, printing generates permission denied

I am in a situation where I need to run "Internet Explorer" v11 under Windows 8.1 using runas to provide different user account and profile, everything works fine till I try to print. To replicate my ...
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Links not working

When I click a target=_blank[1] link IE11 opens a new blank tab, rather than the expected tab. This works fine in Chrome[2] but fails in IE8, and now in IE 11. I reset my browser settings (Internet ...
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Cannot add a search provider in IE 11 on Windows 7 x64

Just installed Windows 7 x64 and I'm trying to change my default search provider and I cannot. I thought it might have been a Google thing but I cannot ANY search provider. JavaScript is working and ...
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How to remove luckysearches.com? [duplicate]

I accidentally opened an unknown sofware installer out of sandbox and kaboom! It installed lots of useless adware most of which was easy to remove, but even after following the uninstall instructions ...
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Can not disable cookies for HTTPS pages

In Firefox v36 (Windows) I set the Privacy / History option to "Never Remember History", but they still seem to be used for HTTPS pages. For example the page ...
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Does upgrading from IE8 to IE11 erase old IE8 stig settings?

I hardened Internet Explorer 8 on a 2012 R2 Box according to latest IE8 Disa Stigs. A coworker accidentally installed IE11, realized his mistake and then rolled it back to IE8. Will the IE8 Disa ...
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Internet Explorer 11 sometimes disables its “Back” button for no apparent reason

Internet Explorer 11 sometimes disables its "Back" button for no apparent reason after clicking a link, some links later it re-enables it, and so on. See screen recording. The links do not use fancy ...
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How do I configure my browser to run a JNLP file but not keep it in the downloads folder?

Every day I use a set of JNLP (Java Web Start) files to run my applications. When I run it, it downloads a JNLP file which stays in my downloads folder. This causes a problem after time because the ...
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Why does IE resolve https://localhost but Firefox does not?

We're running Windows 8.1 with the current stable Firefox and IE. There's a fresh installation of Apache 2.2 that has been enabled to do SSL. http://localhost is reachable in Firefox and IE and ...
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Error downloading file with Internet Explorer using HTTPS

We recently have a problem with Internet Explorer when downloading files over HTTPS from one application. Suddenly it started to show this error Internet Explorer no puede descargar ${page} de ...
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How can I get IE 11 to stop reverting to Start with tabs from last session?

I'm using Windows 7 Pro (32 bit) with Internet Explorer 11. My preference is to have IE start with my home page. A few times a week, it changes itself to Start with tabs from last session. ...
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stop ie from closing when draging out a shortcut

I mostly use Firefox but at work all their stuff is setup to use IE and I can't change that. so I'm stuck with using IE and I've noticed one uber annoying thing it does. so I've got several tabs open ...
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What happens to a site that is NOT in trusted sites?

Anytime that I open a web app (uses javascript ESRI code) via window.showModalDialog I get the following error: Using window.open does not cause any issues. I have played around with privacy ...
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How to search on-page with Internet Explorer in Windows 8 on a touch device?

I neither have an external keyboard nor is the virtual keyboard available in the browser. As well, if I try to use the charms bar and choose "Search" in Internet Explorer, a new Bing tab is opened ...
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Windows 8.1 certificate problems: IE can't open google

I'm on Win8.1 and it appears I'm having problems with certificates. Date/Time is ok (and updates at microsoft)! I removed AVG 2015 (which I installed this week, and the problems started). Symptoms: ...
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Group IE tabs into one taskbar icon?

I like that in Chrome, no matter how many tabs you have open, there is only 1 singular icon on the taskbar. Naturally, IE displays an icon per tab open instead. Is there a way to change this on ...
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What reason might all browsers except Chrome take AGES to launch

I tend to use Chrome most of the time and it loads pretty much instantly. But all other browsers on my system (Safari, IE and Firefox) take AGES to load. From clicking on the icon, it can take ...
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Are there any Metro Internet Explorer command-line options?

IApplicationActivationManager::ActivateForProtocol works fine but only takes one parameter that has to be a URL. ActivateApplication(..., L"-private http://example.com", ...) does not work. The ...
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Stop IE 11 from creating temporary internet files?

Question How do I -- preferably at a machine or registry level -- disable storing temporary internet files, either altogether or for a specific service account? Background We utilize software that ...
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When I click on view in store, it takes me to store home page

I want to download an app called iGun Pro on my Windows 8 laptop, yet when I click view in store on the app page it takes me to the store home page instead. I have tried in both Chrome and Internet ...
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IE 11 gets unstable

After some time, IE goes into this unstable state. The best way to describe it is with this screenshot: Before: After: So after some use, the tabs lose the title of the page, the menubar gets ...
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Apply HTML changes to 3rd party Website permanently in Internet Explorer

I have to use a 3rd party website, that only runs fine in the Internet Explorer. But I still need to edit the HTML of some of the pages by using the F12 Developer Tools. Otherwise it would be very ...
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Why isn't the proxy server isn’t responding in IE 11?

I'm having problems with Internet Explorer 11 I'm getting the message; The proxy server isn't responding and it won't connect to the Internet. Firefox works fine but other programs need ...
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“Access Denied” when accessing a web site

I am using Windows Vista IE9. I live outside the US, if it matters. Recently, I have problem accessing www.cvs.com. I always get the message, Access Denied You don't have permission to access ...
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Resize open file dialog Internet Explorer

I'm a little bit stuck here. I'm trying to get the common dialog that appears when you open/save a file in Internet Explorer fullscreen and be persistent. If i open the dialog, resize it, close it and ...
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ERR_INVALID_CHUNKED_ENCODING from Chrome

when i type chrome://help/ in Chrome's address bar, i get Version 41.0.2272.101 m Google Chrome is up to date. but when i try to go to https://twitter.com i get on win8.1: This web ...
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Create origin aliases for a web browser?

Is there a way to configure browsers with a list of "origin aliases" so that a web app functions as expected? If so, how? For example, I would like to tell the browser https://wiki and ...
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Why isn't Internet Explorer respecting Compatibility View settings?

In Internet Explorer 11, I've set compatibility view for a particular site. The setting seems to set and save alright, however, IE11 won't change the user-agent. I've watched this through IE's ...
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On Windows Server 2012, I cannot connect with IE, but telnet or powershell works just fine

On Windows Server 2012R2, I have the following issue: I can ping my other (Linux) server I can telnet into it on port 80 I can send a GET /url/ and I receive a response with html (in telnet) I can ...
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How can I recover an IE11 crashed session when recover previous session button isn't shown?

Platform: windows 8.1 Tablet, z3735f, main storage: 32GB emmc, ram: 2GM physical+4GB virtual When I was browsing with IE11, windows reminded me that my battery was running low so I plugged in to ...
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How to define what IE is going to be launched by default (32 bit vs 64 bit)

Following my previous question here, how do I define what browser will be opened by default when running a web address from Run Dialog? At the moment my issue is that at the moment it opens the 32 bit ...
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sync google chrome and internet explorer bookmarks

Can any one tell me of a good way to sync Google chrome bookmarks to Internet Explorer favorites? I Have already tried Xmarks, however to use this means turning off Google bookmark sync and if I do ...
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Add local file to IE11 Trusted Zone or Local Intranet

I'd like to add a local file (C:\Users\David\AppData\LocalLow\LastPass\iehome2.html) LastPass needs to open my LastPassVault in IE11. Scripting is disabled in my Internet zone and the file needs ...