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AD-DS: IE policy to open links either in new window or new tab

Is it possible to apply a AD-DS policy to force the opening of clicked links either in a new window or in a new tab instead of the current tab in the current window? I know the user could simply ...
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Word Help doesn't display help file but wants to download XML file

Word 2010, Windows Server 2008 R2 When I try to open help in Word (or press F1), instead of displaying the XML help file, I see a window asking me whether I want to save the file with a note that ...
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Internet proxy not working until IE is refreshed

My work PC was recently upgraded to Windows 7, and now I'm noticing strange behaviour: Chrome would frequently, usually within the hour or so, fail to access the web. I get the error "The webpage is ...
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How to disable Javascript Debugging in IE11?

I am building an ASP.NET Web Forms application (not site) and whenever I debug with Internet Explorer, I cannot seem to disable the integrated Javascript debugging with Visual Studio 2013 Pro. How do ...
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Internet Explorer 11 dying when access Favorites (star) button on Windows 7

Internet Explorer 11 (64 bit on Windows 7) has been giving me problems for a while, dying when I push the Favorites button. Unfortunately, one time it didn't die, and the next time I ran it, IE ...
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Gateway laptop running windows 8.1 and IE 11

After a critical update was perfomed i began having issues with IE 11. My email and facebook apps work but the IE app only displays a blank page and says "waiting for ..." in the tab. Also, when i use ...
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Does the Store App in Windows 8.1 use Internet Explorer?

Does the Windows Store App use Internet Explorer? Also, if the internet explorer tiled app was uninstalled (if that is even possible) would the windows Store still work? Thanks
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Can I upgrade from IE8 to IE9 only? Not go as far as 10 or 11

I'm currently testing an application in IE8, I want to upgrade to IE9 but when I got to the Windows website, it will only let me upgrade straight to IE11, I can't find any option to only go as far as ...
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Browsers behaving very strangely/not working in Windows Vista SP 2

Sorry, that I'm posting this as a guest, but I couldn't log in. Maybe you can help me. I had a virus and gave this inspiron 1525 laptop to a computer expert, who removed it. I think he reinstalled ...
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How to add a trusted site to IE via Command Line [duplicate]

Searching online leads to a lot of registry editing etc. I need to add a Trusted Site to IE using command prompt. The site specifically is https://*.taskstream.com Any idea's or directions to go? ...
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Is Zscalar's HTTPS Everywhere for IE affiliated with EFF?

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a tool called HTTPS Everywhere for Firefox, Chrome and Opera. But they don't list Internet Explorer. There is a company called Zscalar that provides HTTPS ...
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Unable to play embedded audio in IE11 using RDS 2012 R2

I am currently attempting to play an audio file on an RDS session using Windows Server 2012 R2. When loading the web page in IE11 (which has all of the same settings as a version of IE11 on a ...
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IE proxy settings reset themselves

I cannot successfully save proxy settings for my Windows 7 computer. I already reset my IE, it did not help. I ran process monitor on my computer after entering the proxy settings and found that the ...
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IE DNS lookup hijacked by Baidu

I have a user who went on a trip to China recently. Since they've come back, attempting to navigate to any of their bookmarks takes them to this url: ...
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Address bar should be disabled in Kiosk mode for Metro IE

I want to use Metro IE in Kiosk mode, but restricting the user's ability to navigate to other URLs. The address bar should be disabled completely. How can I achieve this?
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Show Aptana Studio website/code preview in Virtual Machine's browser

Using VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host I have set up a Windows 7 guest and made several snapshots/linked clones with each having the next version of IE on them starting at 8 going up to 11. Yes I know ...
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How to remove baidu / hao123 from internet explorer

I have tried to set Internet options to http://www.yahoo.com.sg/ And have gone to Internet options manage add-ons to remove baidu etc. Still whenever I open my internet explorer, it redirects me to ...
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Why does placing a Word document as input in a Web form launch the process WINWORD.EXE?

I have IE 11 on Win 7 — yes, I live dangerously. I have a Web form, like this. I click Browse... and I choose a Word document. I don't even send the form. The process WINWORD.EXE starts, and I get ...
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Unable to change browser's default home page

After installing Qvod player, my IE homepage was set to: http://www.hao123.com/?tn=97473572_hao_pg I tried to set the home page via IE settings, however it changed back to http://www.hao123.com ...
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Internet Explorer runs whenever I run an exe file

I'm using Windows 7. Whenever I try to run an .exe file, Internet Explorer runs with it. How can I fix this? P.S. .exe files are working fine, but IE runs with them automatically.
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Error installing IE11 - prerequisite update KB2834140

I'm trying to upgrade Internet Explorer my Windows 7 (x64) development VM from IE8 to IE11. Both the online and offline installers fail with a bland error message: The troubleshooter tells me ...
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AT&T Blocking a Website [closed]

Everytime I go to http://www.pda-ese.org it will not load. I can walk down the street on the same laptop and access the website on the neighbor's AT&T service. What can I do to make it work at my ...
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Can I access the Windows RT Browser in Windows Pro?

Can I access the Modern UI version of IE in Windows Pro? If you can access the Modern UI version of IE how?
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Browsers gets messed across dual monitor in portrait setup

I have recently changed my dual monitor setup from landscape to portrait. The desktop is extended and not duplicated. I'm having a problem viewing websites when the browser spans across two monitors. ...
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How do I answer 'yes' to script error automatically in Internet Explorer?

While navigating on a page, sometimes I get a script error from Internet Explorer. I need to say 'yes' every time it appears, otherwise the page doesn't work. How can I make Internet Explorer say ...
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What is the official end of support for Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7?

From http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/search/?sort=PN&alpha=internet+explorer Releases known as Components follow the Support Lifecycle of their parent Major Product. Which leads me ...
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What is the purpose of the Start Page Redirect Cache registry value?

Under the HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main registry key there are a couple of values that I am curious about their intended use. I was looking into setting the default IE home page and ...
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How to revert checkboxes, comboboxes, and scrollbars in Internet Explorer 11 to how they were displayed in Internet Explorer 10?

I recently install IE 11 and I wonder that all checkboxes, comboboxes, and scrollbars are changed. Please see these images: How I can set Internet Explorer 11 to show the classic interface for ...
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NiceAlert (suppresses JavaScript alert) equivalent extension for Internet Explorer [closed]

I live in South Korea which is full of cheap web programmers who don't understand accessibilty or cross-platform, etc. Many major Korean web sites are built by those kind of programmers and managers. ...
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Is there a way to run an HTML file with default browser and a parameter?

I have an HMTL file that I would like to be opened with the user's default browser, followed by a parameter. For example, if your default browser was Google Chrome, it would open as: ...
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Windows 7 IE version mismatch

When I try to upgrade from IE 9 t IE 10 on Windows 7 x64 Enterprise SP1 it runs through the install process and fails. It goes through this process: Downloading required updates Setup needs to ...
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How can I have the buttons “Run” and “Open” work again in Internet Explorer?

I have Internet Explorer 11 on Win 7. I go to the address : https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/products/download.html?product=firefox-stub&os=win&lang=fr The dialog comes. I have the button Run. ...
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What could cause an autolaunch of an Internet Explorer process on Windows 7

We have a very thorny issue going on with an application in a corporate environment. Any clue, no matter how remote, is getting some investigation. We have a client application, written in Java ...
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How do I fix certificate expired error in internet explorer?

How can I solve the certificate expired error in internet explorer issue? I can click on "continue" button but the web site isn't properly displayed like it does in firefox and the form submit just ...
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Windows 8.1 has locked down “c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files” can't manually install/remove plugins for IE

I've discovered that the folder c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files\ where IE puts ActiveX plugins that have been installed ... is seriously locked down in windows 8.1 The situation I'm seeing is ...
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Google Docs file association

Can you set a file association in Internet Explorer to open .doc files in Google docs? I use a SaaS application with integrated email that only runs on IE and I would like to open file attachments ...
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Changing proxy settings automatically when connecting to different wifi networks

I connect to multiple wifi networks at home and work every day and I find changing the proxy settings for my browsers all day long to be a waste of life. From previous questions, I find information ...
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How to change the cipher suites list in Chrome & Internet Explorer

In Firefox, it is clear how to edit the cipher suites list simply from about:config. From digging in the web, I know that it is quite complicated in Chrome and IE. Some references show how to black ...
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How to let GUI browser display HTML as soon as possible (dont wait for font/javascript/CSS resources been loaded)?

China CCP government is blocking Google services heavily recently, I can't even use basic Google search service now. So if websites are using Google services like http://ajax.googleapis.com ...
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Clear IE10 AppCache Security request

Unsure if this is more suited in StackOverflow. ?? My website is using the AppCache API. When IE users open it the first time a confirmation box pops up saying something like: "Allow this website to ...
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How to install older versions of Internet Explorer?

I currently have Internet Explorer 11 installed, but I need Version 8 or 7 for some onlinework. Do I have to uninstall Internet Explorer 11 prior to installing 8 or 7?
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Online Banking in Java freezes in Windows 7

I am trying to log into Online Banking that is made in Java but when I try to do it it just freezes... It is only happening in Windows 7, in Ubuntu 14.04 it works flawlessly. I tried Opera, Firefox, ...
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Where can I find IE6 x64 installation package? [closed]

I want to find a stand-alone x64 IE6 installation package. Where can I get it?
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Getting someone else's browsing history

If I was interested in knowing what someone else was browsing, could I boot up to a Linux LiveUSB and copy the file off of their computer where Internet Explorer saves history, brink it back to my ...
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IE9 not prompting to save downloaded CSV file, opens in Excel

I am accessing a website that generates CSV files when I click a "download" link. Instead of prompting to "save or open", IE 9 is going right ahead and trying to open the returned file in Excel. Since ...
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IE 11 only works without Add-ons

There are two programs related to the Internet Explorer on my computer: 1) Internet Explorer 2) Internet Explorer (No Add-ons) The first IE program does not response to any url I entered. Also, most ...
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How to copy text from webpage dialog?

I am using a browser based (mainly internet explorer) application, sometimes I need to click on input boxes to get the possible list of options. Is there a way to copy the popped up (like this) ...
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Internet Explorer Dev Channel Won't Run

I'm currently running IE 11 and wanted to use some of the new tools in the IE Dev Channel, but every time that I run it I get error code BEX64. I've uninstalled, re-installed and even attempted to ...
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Flash Player not working in IE 11 Windows 8 Mode

I am having an issue with Flash Player acting strangely. Originally, the problem was occurring in both IE 11 desktop and Windows 8.1 (app) mode. I posted a question about this on Microsoft Answers and ...
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Adobe Flash Player Does Not Load on Internet Explorer 11

I am having a problem with Adobe Flash Player with Internet Explorer 11. The problem is that whenever I visit a website that has content that needs the flash player in order to work, Internet Explorer ...