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Bold fonts rendered ugly in web browsers (IE and Chrome)

I have a terrible issue with both browsers, I've read that is caused by Helvetica fonts, I've removed that fonts, deleted FNTCACHE.dat, restarted Windows and this ugly font still appear in bold text, ...
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How to enable the 'Save and Open' option in Internet Explorer

I've recently upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 and now when I try to download/open a *.csv file from the internet I get the following options in IE. The Save and Open option is disabled/greyed out. ...
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Issue with google display and results, on all browsers

I have a 3-yr old desktop with a new SSD and a fresh copy of Windows 8.1. Googling is producing some subtly strange results which are consistent across different browsers. On other computers (which ...
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IE will always go to Tunnelbear when opening new tab

I have Tunnelbear installed, but it is off, not even launched. Now when I click open a new tab in IE 11 (on Windows 8.1), the title of the tab will show text beginning with Tunnelbear... briefly ...
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Stubborn Startup Page - MyStartSearch - mystartsearch.com

Just earlier I opened IE to go check my emails, etc... but my startup page is not google anymore as it previously was. The startup page was instead some "mystartsearches" thing which I had not ...
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IE11 Developer Tools does not work

I have installed IE11 (11.0.9600.17501) on my machine, but I can not use the Developer Tools. It shows nothing for almost all tabs, and for DOM Explorer tab it shows the below: How to solve this ...
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Google search not showing his full content [closed]

My problem is that when I search something on google, it shows a page without the usual functions the page has. And only two search options are show: web and image. Here's a image of the problem: ...
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Crystal Report ActiveX Viewer unable to run in Internet Explorer 11

I run into this problem when using IE11. The screenshot is as below: I've tried to disable the "Enhanced Protected Mode" in IE but it still does not work. I did not have this problem when using IE9, ...
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Can't install Internet Explorer 9 in Windows 7 x86

I need Internet Explorer 9 for developing. So I go here and I can download it only for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. However when I try to install I get the error (translated): This version ...
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Internet Explorer opens when I double-click firefox.exe or chrome.exe

I've been experiencing a problem for quite some time from now. I use Windows 7 and I cannot open Google Chrome or Firefox. When I click on the .EXE it opens Internet Explorer instead of Google ...
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Does Internet Explorer “show pictures” option not show pictures or not downloading them?

Does anybody know if the "Show pictures" option under IE>Internet Options>Advanced Tab>Setting>Multimedia, stops the browser from showing pictures or stops it from downloading pictures?
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How does “Restore last browser session” work in IE ?

What is the mechanism behind that? Does it stores all the links in some kind of temp memory? If so, is there any way that we could access that?
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allow java plugin on internet explorer

I have customers who can't properly access their web application requiring java plugin to be enabled on internet explorer. This application requires the latest version ov java running (8u25 at the ...
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Is my Internet Explorer up to date? [closed]

Is my Internet Explorer up to date? I have version 11.0.9600.16428 whatever that means. The copyright date is 2013 which made me suspicious. I don't think its automatic update works in our office. ...
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Weird adware source code in every website

I've got a weird script popping up on every website I go on. What makes it even weirder is that it does absolutely nothing. I didn't notice anything until I saw this kind of stuff: I've tried ...
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Internet Explorer: When I restart IE the session doesn't restore [duplicate]

Say I have opened instagram and facebook in current session. With the internet options startup setting set to Start with tabs from the last session it doesn't open the previous tabs. It again opens ...
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How to quickly add a website to the list of trusted sites in IE 11?

I'm trying to solve the task of implementing the FireFox NoScript functionality in IE (my previous post regarding this problem is here). Let's consider this situation. I open a website in IE and ...
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FireFox's NoScript equivalent for IE 11 in Windows 8.1

For my IE 11 in Windows 8, I need a tool I can use to disable/enable JavaScripts on various web pages dynamically when I open a web page - something similar to what the NoScript plugin for FireFox ...
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LLMNR AAAA wpad & A wpad Entrys in Wireshark its Normal or an network issue

i have questions to my wireshark result from today. it is normaly windows conduct or is maleware or something else on the machine ? wireshar plain text output: Frame 3: 58 bytes on wire (464 ...
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Focus IE window in powershell [closed]

My code: $ie = new-object -com "InternetExplorer.Application" $ie.navigate("http://localhost") $ie.visible = $true $ie.fullscreen = $true However, after fullscreen, the window still appears behind ...
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IE 10 special characters

I'm using a Windows 8 64 bit laptop with IE 10 installed. I have a problem regarding special characters in IE 10. My OS is English however I'm using a Turkish keyboard. Now in Chrome, Firefox I ...
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Installing plugin manually in internet explorer plugin folder

I have to install an internet explorer plugin manually by this mentioned protocol: Manual Installation. If automatic installation failed you can install plugin manually, for this: Click here to ...
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internet explorer security settings keeps resetting back to default

The security settings keep on resetting to the medium-high setting, despite changing to the high setting.
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Interent Explorer Log is empty always

OS- Windows 7 Professional & Windows Server 2008 R2 In Event Veiwer --> Application and Serverices logs --> Internet Explorer there is no log, it is always empty. I need to check why my Internet ...
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Certificate Errors with bad Date Time settings

I have recently solved an issue with IE 11 where I was getting certificate errors to google.com bing.com was fine no problems I tried a number of different things till seeing a post referring to ...
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IE : Blocks website that has a certificate's CN different from hostname

May I know what is the settings on IE that blocks website with certificate CN different from hostname? For example I have a website myhostname but my certificate CN is NotMyHostName. Some IE will ...
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Why is IE lacking in Add-on/ Extensions as other browsers? [closed]

I have always wondered that .. , perhaps it is directly related to the Trident layout engine? I need a good technical answer. thanks in advance
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The option “Print all linked documents” in Internet Explorer 11 does not print all linked documents

I manage a website which provides a resume management service for recruiters. We have a feature that allows the end user to print a batch of resumes. This is accomplished by rendering a web page ...
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Is there a website I can go to that will tell me if I am running Internet Explorer in Compatibility Mode?

When I go to http://whatbrowser.org/ in Internet Explorer, it reports IE 10. When I go to the same website using Quickbooks' internal web browser, it reports IE7. I want to know if it is actually IE10 ...
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How to set two breakpoints in one line in Chrome developer tools?

Trying to debug some JavaScript. In Internet Explorer (you know, that browser everybody loves?) it is very easy to set two breakpoints in one line. Let's say the line is like this in the HTML source: ...
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Strange popup behaviour in Internet Explorer

I've created a page in html which has a number of links on it. The idea is that when clicked, the link opens in a new popup window. This works for 99% of people but there are a couple (all using IE) ...
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IE will not seek audio/webm file

I'm trying to create a WebM audio only that will playback and seek in all browsers using the HTML5 tag and mime type audio/webm. I've found workarounds to get this to work in all browsers, but they ...
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Weird crosses in buttons FireFox and Internet Explorer

I got a new windows 8.1 installation and it keeps showing weird crosses in buttons in FireFox and Internet Explorer. (see picture) does anybody know how to solve this? Thanks in advance.
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Internet Explorer tries to download Google links as a file

Having a really peculiar problem one a couple of our client machines. Randomly, on some Google links, IE tries to download the link as a file: I think, though I can't say for definite, that these ...
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How do I remember my password with Internet Explorer?

I clicked "don't remember passwords for this website" and now I want to cancel this selection and remember my password when I login. How do I do it? I'm using Internet Explorer 11.
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How do I get a hyperlink open only one internet explorer window

How do I get a hyperlink open only one Internet Explorer window? It keeps opening the same thing from the link but in two IE windows.
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How to stop Internet Explorer from blocking ActiveX controls on local files

Often, when I open HTML files on my C drive with Internet Explorer, I get a message saying that IE has blocked some ActiveX controls in the page. I then have to click a button to see the page. How can ...
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Is Chrome available on any Win8 phones? [closed]

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 I hate IE. I really want Chrome. There seem to be a few knock-off versions of Chrome on the Windows Store. Is there an official version? Is Chrome available on any Win8 ...
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Open the “Choose Add-Ons” dialog in IE to change maximum load time

At first IE pops-up a message for that. But after the minimum has been changed - how can it be changed again if the pop-up doesn't show? I've tried searching the web and looking in the add-ons' ...
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How to stop website localizing the timezone for me automatically?

I'm currently living in Hong Kong where the timezone is UTC+8. Now I'm travelling to Germany and I'm planning some activities. For example I would like to watch a football match and tried to check ...
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Tool for changing IE settings to Google?

Each and every time I create a new Windows account (either adding a new user or installing Windows again), one of the first things I do is to add Google to, and remove Bing stuff from Internet ...
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Chrome (and Chrome alone) cannot access the Internet

My neighbour rang me this morning to tell me that she couldn't access the Internet so I agreed to have a look at it for them. The machine is an aging Sony Vaio running Windows Vista (didn't note what ...
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Specify program to use when viewing source in IE11

I use Chrome for 99% of my work, but one application only works in IE. One major problem I have is that the 'View Source' option on XML documents opens the source Notepad, which always seems to screw ...
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Clearing floats with CSS and IE7?

I've been banging my head for a day trying to get floats and clears to work properly in older versions of Internet Explorer. I've read numerous tutorials on using .clear:after trick, etc. but I can't ...
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Can I edit IE Favorites from the command line?

I have several dozen Favorites in Internet Explorer that have the same root URL. That URL has now changed and I need to update all the Favorites. I want to write a script to go in and replace the old ...
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IE10: Website security certificate issue + “continue” button missing

I am developing a web app and am using self-signed SSL certificates. I'm trying to test my site on Internet Explorer 10 in a modern.ie VM (in VirtualBox). When I visit the site, ...
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Can ping but can't browse with Chrome or IE, only with Maxthon [duplicate]

I'm using Windows 8 on a Lenovo G50. When I use Chrome or IE, I can't connect to any websites. I checked my internet settings and there is no proxy configured. I ran the network troubleshooter and ...
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Advertisement suddenly appearing on top of almost every page

Since this morning strange advertisement is appearing on top of many pages I open in webbrowser (see screenshot at the end). It's happening in any browser (tested FF, IE and Chrome), on any of three ...
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Why proxy configuration stops all internet communications?

I found proxy server, checked using public resource - it works. Upon that I go and configure proxy settings for my browser: tried for both Firefox Mozilla and IE - nothing works. I mean that until I ...
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How can I get org-protocol to work with Internet Explorer?

I am using org-mode in Emacs, and can successfully use org-protocol with Firefox, that is, the following org-protocol://store-link://http:google.com//google successfully works in Firefox, after ...