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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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Add Google as Default Search Provider for Windows 8.1 IE 11 - WORKING SOLUTION [on hold]

(especially for "Windows 8.1 with Bing") Go to: http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB/toolbar/ie/index.html . Click on "Download Google Toolbar". Then be sure you've checked "Set Google as default search ...
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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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How can I make an iframe security error occur in IE? [migrated]

A user of one of my websites is reporting an alarming-looking frame content error on a page that embeds Google Maps. I have played with the security settings in IE9, IE10 and IE11 but have only been ...
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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 ...
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IE 11 installed but still running IE8

I installed Internet Explorer 11 and I am still running IE8. I would like to uninstall IE8 or at least make IE11 the default one. I have been having issues previously to install it using Windows ...
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Run IE Frame Inside Chrome

We're in situation where we run a legacy application on silverlight which we are now starting experience issues in chrome being they are depreciating NPAPI functionality. We're trying to workout ...
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Open a set of webpages in tabs in same window upon system startup without altering browser startup behavior? [duplicate]

I have a set of four webpages that I like to have open on my right-hand monitor when the system starts up. I know that I can place one link in the "startup" folder - thoughts on how to get the ...
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Visual artefacts in Internet Exporer 11 in Windows 8.1

It appears only in IE 11 in Windows 8.1 x64 - in Windows 7 everything is ok. On some sites I have to see such strange phenomenons. I have no idea why some elements change color or just disappear when ...
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Why can't I go directly to the Oracle sign on page?

When I paste this URL (below) into my web browser... Chrome or IE https://login.oracle.com/mysso/signon.jsp I get an error saying ... Error! Do not use bookmarked URL. Please type the URL you are ...
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IE Right-Click Save Target As .DWG File type Error

Background: My web application allows users to upload images and files that are later available for download by presenting a link that the user can Right-Click Save As. My issue: In Internet ...
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How to remove mystartsearch.com from browsers [duplicate]

Today, my sister accidentally downloaded an adware/spyware into my PC. Now, every-time I open up any browsers, I will see mystartsearch.com homepage. I tried all the best I can based on my knowledge ...
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IE11 on windows 8.1 loses my logins data

I recently switched to windows 8.1 and IE 11 and in Windows 7 with (I am not sure about IE version!), when I login to say Gmail and I closed IE and restart my laptop, I was still login to Gmail when I ...
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Internet Explorer 11 addons don't work

I can't enable third-party addons like LastPass or Adblock Plus on Internet Explorer 11 because the options for toggling them are greyed out. Only Microsoft addons work. I've reinstalled IE twice, but ...
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Is there a way to view a site from a web browser's cache?

A website I saw on my local network recently appears to have gone down. I don't have control over the device that serves the site, so I can't simply bring it back up or troubleshoot it directly ...
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IE 11 (with standard settings) forgets login session between restarts

IE 11, Windows 7 I rarely use IE but I noticed that on some but not all sites when I quit IE and restart I have to login again. Because I use it so infrequently my settings are all "standard", the ...
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Is there a list of what Internet Explorer considers in-date for its ActiveX check (specifically, for Java)?

Internet Explorer now blocks ActiveX controls that it thinks are out of date. At this blog post, by Oracle, the initial versions of Java that would be blocked are listed. Is there a list anywhere ...
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Browsers delaying 5 seconds before attempting first dns query

I have a fresh OS install with Firefox. When i open Firefox the homepage (google) takes 5-8 seconds to load. All subsequent pages load instantly. I loaded Wireshark to check if its the DNS server ...
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Link shortener target URL changed, Internet Explorer goes to old link

I'm using the tiny.cc URL shortener to shorten a link to a file (hosted on Dropbox.) I need to update the file every now and then, but this requires me to upload a new copy, changing the URL. I change ...
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Open Excel links in other than default browser

I have many hyperlinks to web pages in an Excel file and I want to open those links either in IE or Chrome depending on the link. Most of my links I use I have no issues with opening the default ...
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Internet Explorer 11 won't go on certain sites

Today i have installed google drive but i couldn't get to sign in because i had a blank sign in page. I have discovered looking on the internet that it uses IE core to show web pages (as described ...
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Possible to automate setting of Internet Explorer settings?

Is it possible to automate the setting of some Internet Explorer settings through some sort of self-contained script or program (and not something like Group Policy or domain controlling)? In ...
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Facing screen freeze (sort of?) in IE11, WIndows 7 [duplicate]

While using an internal web application running under IE11 compatibility mode, after clicking on a link, the link portion gets freezed & keeps showing up as topmost layer on the screen. I'm unable ...
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IE 10 For Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

I have Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit and IE9 and wanted to download IE10 or IE 11 but after downloading and trying to install both exe's, an error message shows that both versions require minimum Win7 32 ...
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Should I install IE updates on Windows 8.1 even when IE is disabled in Control Panel?

I have eliminated Internet Explorer and gone to Google Chrome. Is Internet Explorer still lurking somewhere and do I still have to use Internet Explorer security updates?
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Keyboard shortcut to “click” text highlighted with Ctrl+F

I spend a lot of time hunting for specific links within massive pages of text with Ctrl+F, then opening those links. I would like to do this entirely with keyboard shortcuts. I have this figured out ...
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How can I analyze .diagsession file from IE's developer tools?

I am troubleshooting some issues with HTTP traffic and using the "UI Responsiveness" developer tool in Internet Explorer 11 to collect data. I know that I can save these files off and re-open them ...
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How to paste plain text in IE11?

Some browsers support pasting of non-formatted text from the clipboard - for instance, Opera Next implements this through the context menu or CTRL+SHIFT+V. However, I need this in IE, which is ...
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Block javascript on specific websites in Internet Explorer

I'm looking for a way to block javascript for specific websites in Internet Explorer, like YesScript does in Mozilla Firefox. Is there a plugin or a way to do this? It seems like this is not possible ...
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Open local HTML files in compatibility view (IE7) in IE11/WIN7

Friend of mine has an interesting issue on his new corporate PC - it looks like his IE11 is somehow configured to open all HTML files from the local file system in compatibility mode (IE7). While I'm ...
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What's the Internet Explorer keyboard shortcut to select “Save as” from the “Do you want to open or save … from …?”-dialog?

Context This dialog has a dropdown next to the Save button where you can select Save as. Image source. Imagine that the keyboard focus was somewhere on the web page, not on Cancel as depicted in ...