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Simulating the Evernote Web clipper with Edge and OneNote

I used to be a heavy Evernote user. I used the Evernote Web clipper to quickly capture and annotate content from web pages. But now, I am forced to use all things MS. I am on Windows 10, and have both ...
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Lowercase i displays as uppercase i

This is driving me crazy now. Some websites I visit always display the letter i as capital I instead. Even though it is in the middle of a word. See example: This happens both with Chrome and ...
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Certificate Error on Internet Explorer

I am getting a certificate error when I try to open a page in my browser. It is basically a page that pops up when i try to install a software (IBM information server) The error that i am getting is ...
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How to upgrade to Microsoft Edge 13?

I just wanted to try out new features of JavaScript ES6 in Microsoft Edge 13, but the VM downloaded will update Windows, and the Edge is always 20.10240.16384.0 if we go to Settings in Edge and look ...
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View Shadow DOM and Pseudo Elements in Internet Explorer's Dev Tools

Is there any chance to inspect these elements with the Developer Tools? For example with the IE11 on Win8 that I am using right now? Something similar to Chrome would be perfect: In IE11 there is ...
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What is the maximum file size that will be cached by a browser?

Note that I don't mean the maximum size of the browser cache. I mean, what is the maximum size, if any, of individual files that will be cached by the major desktop browsers? Mobile versions optional. ...
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What is the Registry setting to enable protected mode in a specific zone

Okay, now to be clear, I am not talking about enabling or disabling protected mode in general across the board for IE. I am talking about doing so on a per security zone basis using only registry. In ...
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How to have an extension behave like .html in IE?

I'd like to have a custom file extension .test to behave like .html in Internet Explorer. How can I do this (regedit,...) ?
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Internet Explorer event logs missing [duplicate]

I have an issue with Server 2008 and Windows 7 client machines -- the event viewer log for Internet Explorer 10 is empty. I've googled this for the best part of my morning with no joy. Currently ...
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Only IE 11 64 bit is available in Task Manager Instead of Both 64 bit and 32 bit for Windows 7 (64 bit)

Only IE 11 64 bit is available in Task Manager Instead of Both 64 bit and 32 bit for Windows 7 (64 bit) I'm using some applications that need 32 bit variant as well as 64 bit. How can I run 32 bit ...
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Weird font issue in IE and Chorme, but not Firefox, on certain websites

A few sites look really bad when viewed in IE. Can anyone tell what's the cause for this? This specific website uses a font called "Helevetica (Neue)" which we don't have on our systems but why ...
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Internet Explorer Bookmarks Directory

Must be an FAQ but I couldn't find it. I am using Windows 7. I was using IE8 and now use IE11. I would like to search my bookmarks and I think the best way is to use the File Explorer search box. In ...
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Windows Explorer cannot access SharePoint until web login occurs

I can open a SharePoint site in Windows Explorer by navigating to the site using Internet Explorer and clicking Library > Open with Explorer. Then, I can add the site to my Windows Explorer ...
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Get Windows 10 Blank Screen

I am running Windows 7 and have the Get Windows 10 icon show up in my taskbar. When I open it up, I just get a blank screen. That has not been a problem because I have the Windows 10 CD that I was ...
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In Microsoft's Internet Explorer, what does the “Install new versions automatically” checkbox really do?

In Windows 7 SP1, Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11 has a checkbox in the About dialog box labelled "Install new versions automatically". What does this really do? If it is enabled, does it result in ...
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Internet Explorer does not display pages properly: ignoring CSS?

I'm working with a customer who has multiple computers in their domain where Internet Explorer 11 under Windows 7 is unusable. The affected users' browsers seem to be missing many images and aren't ...
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Internet Explorer’s adress bar history list size

For some time I live with strange problem on my PC: when I type previously visited website address in address bar of Internet Explorer 11, I see only 3 alphabetically first results. Screenshot below: ...
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meaning of “a user's browser” in Microsoft Security Update description

I have a bunch of Security Updates in queue for Windows 7, affecting various versions of the .NET framework. I read some of the descriptions. Here's one: This update resolves vulnerabilities in ...
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Java issue - Java is causing Internet Explorer 9 to crash when clicking a javascript link that opens a java applet

I have multiple users that have this problem come up at what seems random. Customers computers are Windows 7 64 bit. Using Internet Explorer 9 and Java 8 update 65. What occurs is we have a home ...
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Unwanted Script being added to all HTML pages in all browsers

I don't know why but this has been happening for a while now: In every browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE) there is always a script attached at the end of the code. That's the script: ...
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Internet Explorer 11 on Win7 x64 won't stay logged in to anything

Internet Explorer 11 x64 on my Windows 7 x64 machine will not stay logged in to any site that allows users to stay logged in (e.g. Facebook, ISP, Stack Exchange). My ISP is ATT.YAHOO.COM. As soon as I ...
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Change IE Java Version Programatically

I need to change the Java version IE uses as we have two independent plugins which require different versions. Is there a way of registering the version with IE programmatically or by modifying a ...
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Windows 7 all profile IE add-in

We run some software that requires an IE add-in and a small bit of software (including .net) to be installed. The problem is if a new user comes onto the PC we have to re-install all of the add-ins ...
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How do I export favorites from Firefox and Import them in IE11?

I am looking at guidance write a script to export favorites from Firefox and import them in IE. any thoughts?
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Pin website to Internet Explorer Jumplist

I know from right clicking on Internet Explorer that somehow it's possible to pin particular URLs. Also, I can take frequently accessed urls and pin those, but how can I add a new URL to the ...
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Will Internet Explorer negotiate the TLS version to be used in a connection?

Will Internet Explorer negotiate the TLS version to be used in a connection? We currently only have 1.0 enabled, but our payments supplier has told us we need to enable 1.1 and 1.2 But we have ...
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IE homepage periodically changes to MSN

I have IE 11, and every couple months, the homepage will revert to msn.com. I have no idea how or why. And it doesn't happen all the time, but frequent enough that it is annoying. This is my work ...
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Find text in a webpage using address bar command?

Is it possible in some web browser / all web browsers to navigate to a URL and find the first occurrence of text on the corresponding web page with a single string input to the address bar? ...
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How to make Internet Explorer to treat .eml files like .mht?

Internet Explorer is capable to open MIME files with .mht extension. How to make IE to render .eml files as well? Steps I have tried: Open With Internet Explorer: IE render .eml as plain text (not ...
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Getting a strange internet explorer pop-up

So i have a strange pop-up, i was playing a game and the pop-up came out of nowhere and i dont know what the problem is or how i can solve it. i never use Internet Explorer, the error is in dutch ...
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Video and audio gradually desyncs in browser

Edit: After a suggestion from Xen2050 I found out that it's probably because of my wireless headset. Now I only need to find out how to fix the problem. This is what happens with every video I watch: ...
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Enterprise Mode IE (EMIE) Behavior in Web Analytics

Microsoft introduces Enterprise Mode IE (EMIE). It allows IE11 to dictate in which Doc Mode/Quirks a site should render in. So, I was wondering how does it behave and what browser will it report to ...
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Web browser is slowing down all other functions on my thin client machines

I have a few thin client machines, Dell Wyse Terminals to be exact. After kicking up a new virtual server with server 2012 R2 our agents have been complaining about a few issues, the first being how ...
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How to click “Download Chrome” button from Windows Server in IE?

I'm unable to download the Google Chrome installer when I'm in Internet Explorer for Windows Server 2012 R2. I normally set the allowed sites under security, but that doesn't work. What is ...
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Imgur.com does not load due to HTTPS settings

For some reason I am having some issues when I try to load imgur.com links sometimes. Here is a screenshot of what I see Whats strange is that it I get a 404 from Google and not Imgur (I am using ...
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Specific website won't load

I have an 32bit Windows 7 Enterprise machine running the latest versions of Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and Java. All Windows updates has been installed as well. When trying to open a specific website ...
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Is it coincidence that Microsoft's new browser name matches the X-UA-Compatible value? [closed]

The normal way to specify to IE to use the latest features rather than compatibility mode is: <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge"> Is this where the name Edge is derived ...
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Some users cannot browse using Internet Explorer 11 on some computers, but other users on same machine can

Issue I've experienced an issue on few PCs (Windows 7 SP1) where specific users are unable to browse external websites but can browse internal via IE 11 (all other browsers work). If another user ...
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Server2012 IE11 Trusted Sites Zone Protected Mode is turned off but Enhanced Protected Mode is still active for site

I have Enhanced Protected Mode enabled for my machine. I want to disable it (and Protected Mode) for a specific site. I am using IE 11. I tried adding the site to "Trusted Sites" zone where the ...
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Disable “an activex control on this page might be unsafe” under IE8

I am using under the local html page this VBScript. (MS Windows 7 Pro + IE8) Sub SpeakItSp(msg) On Error Resume Next Dim sapi Set ...
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Change Internet Explorer Build

I'm having a little problem on a webpage, but it occurs only on Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 8.1, build 11.0.9600.18053. My actual installed build is the latest, which is 11.0.9600.18098 All ...
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Is there a way to give focus to browser search result?

It is well known that one can use Ctrl+F to find textual content in the webpage, but after I found what I need, is there a way to give focus to the search result, so that if the result is a link or a ...
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Internet explorer proxy does not follow exceptions after reboot

After a reboot any proxy exceptions are ignored by Internet explorer 11. I can go to the list, add an ";" at the end and apply and everything will work as excpected. After a reboot the same behaviour ...
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32bit Internet Explorer on Windows 10 64bit

Is there a way to install 32bit version of Internet Explorer (AFAIK doesn't matter which version) on 64bit Windows 10? There already is Internet Explorer in Windows 10 but it seems there's only a ...
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How to resume .partial download in Internet Explorer?

I am having a small yet annoying issue. Firstly... ...I went to the apple.developer website to download XCode 7.1 (I didn't download it from the Mac App store because it would take longer). I got to ...
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How to restrict Internet Explorer from maximizing my web application page when it was already minimized?

I have a web application( CISCO Finesse) that works as a soft-phone. If I minimize my application page and if data is coming to the Finesse application by IVR application, that minimized IE window is ...
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Some PNGs are not being displayed on IE8

I'm performing QC on an eLearning course my team has built and I'm having an issue with some PNGs that are not being displayed on IE8. Within IE9, IE11, and Chrome, the images are shown (floating ...
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Hyperlinks not working unless browser is already open

I am using Internet Explorer 11 on a HP Ultrabook laptop (with multiple monitors) running Windows 8.1. Whenever I click on a hyperlink in an email or reference document, it does not open an Internet ...
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Standalone IE installer?

I have been trying to use this IE11 installer labeled Internet Explorer 11 for IT Professionals and Developers--Windows 7 64-bit Edition and Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit Edition (recommended), to ...
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War on ads: Stop IE11 from even requesting Javascript files

There is a point when enough is enough. And it is now. Ads, vids, pop up, hover, cover, whizz-bang doodle bling and autoplay … I can't stand it any more. With HTML5, this ad crap has become a plight ...