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Disable download confirmation box in IE

If we download any file, IE will ask whether to open or save the file. How I can make default option as Save and avoid this confirmation box?
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Internet Explorer 11 became very slow after upgrading to Windows 10 plus some updates

Recently I updated my Windows 7 x64 to Windows 10 Pro x64. At that time I used Internet Explorer 11 and it worked fine. But yesterday I open it again to access the same website of before (the Banco ...
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Change very short mouse over popup display duration in Windows 10

I've just upgraded to Windows 10 and have noticed that when I mouse over icons (like the ones next to Hot Network Questions in the sidebar on this page) on websites viewed in IE 11 and Edge, the ...
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Website works in Chrome but not in Internet Explorer

I am using Windows 7 Pro x64 and I am able to visit this site in Chrome without problems. However, Internet Explorer (v 11.0.9600.17959) will just time out and show: This page can’t be displayed. ...
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Mozilla Firefox won't connect to Google, IE can

I have went on to Google search before, however today, Mozilla Firefox won't let me connect to Google's search page. This is what I get. You have asked Firefox to connect securely to ...
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Input automation for Internet Explorer 11

I'm working on a large web app for which very frequently run tests in IE11. To commence with the test, I need to supply credentials and click the login button, then navigate to a constant URL. Is ...
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Kiosk mode with favorite panel? [closed]

Does any one know if there is any browser can do Kiosk mode with favorite panel on the side? I looked into IE, Chrome, Firefox, they all can do Kiosk mode but non of them can have a fixed favorite ...
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Chrome Localhost Connection Refused

This question is not a duplicate because the suggested duplicate does not solve this problem. There is no such flag on chrome://flags/. I'm using the Google Chrome web browser and WampServer to ...
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Internet Explorer infamous ActiveX warning

I have an application that uses an Internet Explorer component to navigate to pages. In my application i block any ActiveX downloads to improve speed. I also disabled all ActiveX options available in ...
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IE 8, Batch file to set trusted sites to prompt for user name and password

I want to write a batch file that will update Internet Explorer trusted zone settings and enable "prompt user name and password" under the user authentication section. I found different setting ...
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IE Tab 2 for Firefox Script locks up the page

In Microsoft CRM, whenever my client clicks on a link this error shows up after about 30 seconds of the new tab being locked up. We tried uninstalling and reinstalling the extension, made sure Firefox ...
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Windows 8.1: IE can't add favorites

I saw that this question was raised but never really successfully addressed a number of years ago. After updating to 8.1, I cannot add new sites to the favorites menu by clicking on the star icon, ...
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Why do I detect a facebook redirect when accessing random websites?

[Windows 7 x64] Today, after locking out facebook.com by modifying my hosts file I have ntocied that I cannot surf to seemingly random pages on the internet anymore, be they from google results or ...
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Difference in websocket handling FF/Chrome,IE

Our company switched to a new proxy solution recenlty. Since then, Firefox pops up some 10-20 proxy authentication windows on every SE page. Judging from this [meta question][1] this has to do with ...
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How do I force IE and/or Microsoft Edge to reload PAC file

I am using automatic configuration script hosted on my server. It's configured to use proxy on URL pattern, but it seems that it failed. More on the problem, it previously works on IE11 when I still ...
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Any way to play .unity3d files?

I know you can't view the content in the file but is there any way to actually play the .unity3d files in IE or somewhere else offline? I read a post in StackOverflow that said I had to make a HTML ...
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Script Errors from application, debugging disabled

I am getting ye olde Internet Explorer Script Errors in an application. I have disabled script debugging (IE) and script debugging (other) and unchecked display notification about every script error ...
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Random white crosses appearing on items in Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 Pro x64, I am getting crosses behind almost every site I go on. This does not happen on Firefox or Google Chrome. Why is this happening, and how can I fix it? ...
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I can no longer log into Super User since the new login appeared [migrated]

At my company we have some restrictions and a strong firewall that has lots of protection. I do not know all of the rules and security policies that has been made. I noticed some changes in the log ...
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Java plug-in not starting in IE11

I have upgraded my browser from ie 8 to ie 11 Enterprise Mode. When I access my site, the Java popup isn't showing and nothing happens. Its like the Java applet isn't loading. In ie8 when I have ...
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Will Internet Explorer run on Windows 10?

Will Internet Explorer run on Windows 10? I can't seem to find an answer to this anywhere. I have just updated to Windows 10 and need to be able to do web development testing on Internet Explorer, ...
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Fix Drag and Drop links in Favorites in IE 11 w/ windows 8.1

Until last week I was able to move a favorites link in IE 11 to another location within the Favorites drop down window. For instance, I have a folder called "Bills to Pay" with the 12 months listed. ...
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How to import bookmarks into Edge browser in Windows 10

I have just witnessed two non-techy users' first time in Windows 10. The first thing both of them said when opening the new Edge browser for the first time was "Where are my favourites (favorites for ...
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Windows 10 IE11 Compatibility Mode

I have been using Windows 8.1 Pro for awhile and i can access this webpage by adding it into compatibility view in IE. Then I decided to upgrade to Windows 10 via the preloaded options given. I ...
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Isabel 6 (banking) ERROR: “THE PAGE CANNOT BE DISPLAYED” OR “THE PAGE CANNOT BE FOUND”

After installation of Isabel 6 Security Tools, cannot login to the Isabel 6 page. error is ERROR: "THE PAGE CANNOT BE DISPLAYED" OR "THE PAGE CANNOT BE FOUND" (SSL and TLS error). anyone has an ...
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How Notepad++'s character encoding works?

Link/Synopsis I've made an "Encoding Test" table on one of my free domains with the sole purpose of gaining understanding of character encodings. Here is the link: ...
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How to download a .mov file using Internet Explorer

When I use Internet Explorer to open a url like this: https://…/movie.mov, it automatically uses Windows Media player to open the link. However, Chrome just tried to download the file. How could I ...
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How to enable Edge mode in IE?

I prefer the desktop IE interface to the new “Microsoft Edge” browser and I have IE set up the way I want (ad blocking, etc.). I do not want, however, to be constrained by the legacy MSHTML/Trident ...
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Local font replacement stylesheet crashes Internet Explorer

I'm using the following user stylesheet in Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 8.1 Update): @font-face { font-family: "Arial"; src: local("Open Sans"); } @font-face { font-family: "Verdana"; ...
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Where can I see my downloads history in Internet Explorer 10?

Is there any database or file that saves all the downloads history in Internet Explorer 10? Something like index.dat that contains all the visits history in Internet Explorer or like downloads.sqlite ...
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strange jsfiddle screen, is this a virus?

I got the picture below when I had jsfiddle site open in chrome when my internet got disconnected. Is this a feature of jsfiddle or is this a some sort of malicious software on my machine? Same thing ...
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Internet Explorer does not show up in Start Search

I have Vista. There was no Internet Explorer (that already looked strange to me). Anyway, I installed IE8 (I cannot use IE9 since I do not have Vista SP2). Now I have IE as a pinned program for ...
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What differences exist, if any, between touch and desktop Internet Explorer version numbering?

A typical installation of Windows 8.1 will have two editions of Internet Explorer: one for touch and one for the desktop. When Microsoft chooses version numbers for Internet Explorer, are they ...
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Google Chrome Randomly Downloading itself

I'm not normally a Chrome user. I use IE11 on a business laptop, running Win7-32bit. Lately, Google Chrome is been downloading itself and changing all my IE shortcuts to use Chrome instead of IE. I ...
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Enable silverlight on the site

I was working with regexp on the site that works on silverlight. When I finished and wanted to copy final regexp, system asked me if I want to allow this app to write in my buffer. I automaticly ...
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Website “unsafe” on Chrome and other browsers

I recently switches to HTTPS with a free certificate from WoSign (https://buy.wosign.com/free/ definitely recommend it because it provides free SSL for up to 3 year and free renewal and multiple ...
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Problems with connecting to internet, except for Internet Explorer, OneDrive and Office

Since a few days or so, I have a problem with internet connection on my Windows 8.1 Lenovo laptop. Connecting to Wi-Fi works fine and I can also browse the internet using Internet Explorer - also ...
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internet explorer 10 Enable add-on

When I launch my IE10 browser, I very much want to enable the add-on. I keep getting this prompt. I keep hitting the enable button but dialog box stays there and nothing changes. How do I enable this ...
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Chrome cannot use Virtual Smart Card, IE works fine

In Chrome under Windows 8.1, when logging in to a site that requires a certificate, and trying to use a Virtual Smart Card, I'm getting the message "The security device cannot perform the requested ...
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How to stop Google Chrome taking over Internet Explorer? [duplicate]

I have been using Google Chrome for years. Loved it, up until recently. I had Adblock installed but ads were coming through and disrupting my work. Then Adblock just disappeared from the ...
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IE 11 keep crashing and hanging [closed]

For some reason IE around the company is keep hanging when opening new page or opening new tabs. It only happens to some user not all users. We are using Window 7 Enterprise. This been happening ...
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Is it possible to preload the spell check dictionary in Internet Explorer (10 & 11)? [duplicate]

I'm working with a client that would like to use the built-in Internet Explorer spell check to help their staff with some complex legal and medical terms. We have a list of words, and what we'd like ...
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Cannot manually download updates from download.microsoft.com using three different browsers

So, I have both windows 7 and windows 10 installed on two computers. (Total of four operating systems) And I need to download User-Mode Driver Framework version 1.11 update for Windows 7, and Windows ...
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Do Internet Explorer 11 tracking protection lists not block Flash requests?

Can anyone confirm that IE 11 tracking protection lists do not apply to URI requests initiated by Flash? And if so, why would Microsoft implement tracking protection like that?
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IE 11 Operating System is not Supported

Am trying to install IE 11 in windows 7 professional 32 bit OS but it showing error. please find the attachment you get know..please help me out this issue... Error Like, "operating system is not ...
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How to check version of IE on Windows 7 with PowerShell?

I want to check which version of IE I have on my Windows 7 machine. I would like to do this with the command line, either through Command Prompt or PowerShell. Thank you!
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IE on windows 8 Can I remove selected tabs from the restore last session list before the restore

I have windows 8 installed on my system with IE 11.0.9600. I have about 30 some tabs open while searching for some information. I opened one more and IE hung. When I try to restore last session It ...
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Would this registry change affect you or your users negatively?

Would this proposed registry change affect anyone's PC they take care of, or any software you are involved in creating or supporting? If I proceed, it's possible you would see this change on a PC you ...
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Can I download all PDFs linked on a Page with Internet Explorer [duplicate]

I want to download all the pdf's that are linked on a web page. The site contains a long list with links to pdf files. As it is many and I want to download all of them I want to download them all at ...
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Internet Explorer 11 in a terminal (kiosk) with low resolution

We are currently using Porteus Kiosk (Linux) on our terminals. The terminal boots and starts with Firefox open on the default page (our client’s web address). Now we are considering switching to ...