3
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43 views

Why does Internet Explorer shortcut(desktop shortcut) launch 3 processes?

One of our legacy application is tied to IE. We created a desktop shortcut for it on user's workstation. Now when this shortcut launches the app, we see 3 windows processes launched instead of 2!!! ...
1
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1answer
39 views

Stop IE from being started from a URL shortcut

This question is similar to How to disable Explorer.exe for given user?, but with a key difference: I've already blocked IE, mostly. In Group Policy I have added iexplore.exe to the list of ...
0
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1answer
69 views

Set proxy settings and proxy authentication

I've asked this question on StackOverflow but it's not getting lots of attention, I thought it would be better to port it here: I'm new to PowerShell, and I'm tired of changing proxy settings and ...
0
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0answers
30 views

How to make IE look like Mozilla Firefox in taskbar?

Whenever more than one tabs are opened in IE, the task bar shows all the tabs. But, in the case of Mozilla Firefox, the task bar shows like there is only one tab opened. I want know if there is a way ...
0
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0answers
45 views

How to apply zoom-in only to a specific website (not all websites) - Internet Explorer

Is there a way I can apply zoom-in to a particular website (i.e. to not apply the adjusted zoom to all websites, just like Google Chrome does). I prefer Internet Explorer for reading content online ...
1
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3answers
186 views

How to close a browser window open by a scheduled task in Windows

I have some scheduled tasks that opens IE Windows on the background to execute periodic routines. The problem is, as the day goes on, several IE instances are left executing on the background and ...
1
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0answers
160 views

How to automatically download exe files in Internet Explorer 11?

In IE 11 and before downloading files there's the annoying bar (as seen here under Internet Explorer 9 & 10). I've been trying to disable it for a while... I tried enabling in gpedit.msc Turn off ...
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2answers
73 views

Open a website in Internet Explorer from command line

How do I open up a website in Internet Explorer, launching it from the command line in Windows 7? This is the webpage I want to have open through IE: ...
0
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1answer
53 views

How to bypass proxy for a domain exept when it starts with WWW

Our company has a website that is hosted online and can be access only through proxy. However, there are many web application servers which have the same domain suffix but are internal and needs to be ...
1
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0answers
171 views

Delete cookies in IE11 F12 Developer Tools and Document Mode not Edge

I want to delete the cookies in IE10. I'm running IE11 on Win7 and have set the document mode in Emulation tab in F12 Developer Tools window to 10 (insted of default Edge). My site sets some cookies ...
0
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1answer
589 views

Windows 8.1 kiosk (assigned access) with IE in kiosk mode iexplore.exe -k

I am using windows 8.1 "assigned access" (kiosk mode) - and the selected app is Internet Explorer. Everything works as is, so when the kiosk user boots up, IE opens in metro style. All very nice, ...
1
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2answers
66 views

How do you select text on IE desktop with touch gestures?

When using IE10 or IE11 in desktop mode, how do you select text using touch gestures? Double tap zooms in; tap-and-hold is the equivalent of right-clicking at that pointer location. Is text ...
0
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0answers
119 views

iexplore.exe stays open after closing Internet Explorer

I sometimes use Internet Explorer 10, and I noticed that once you start Internet Explorer the process iexplore.exe shows up in the Task Manager. This is normal, however this process is not killed ...
6
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3answers
382 views

IE doesn't work with localhost + port

I have a NodeJS server running on my local machine for development purposes. By default, it uses port 1337. (I've tried a handful of other ports such as 8080, 1234, 9000, 9090, 65432 et al). I can ...
0
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0answers
13 views

install and enable the office web componnents for ie automaticly

We got a web application which using owc in html pages to display data, we deliver a owc11.dll to clients.But this way will need user to change their internet settings and confirm to install the owc ...
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1answer
94 views

Download Internet Explorer for Windows 8

I'd like to install the 11th version of Internet Explorer. website My system is Windows 8 64-bit. I can't find the suitable download link!! Does internet explorer 11 have no version compatible ...
1
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1answer
36 views

Is there an issue with this microsoft site?

I am trying to fix a friends computer (Had malware etc). I have used Malwarebytes to do that. Anyway now I want to update IE. I went too: https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/default.aspx >> Downloads >> ...
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0answers
235 views

Can't uninstall (or update) Internet Explorer 11 Preview Version to Release Version

OS: Windows 7 32 bit I don't need to uninstall it completely (and I know it's not possible), I just need to do it, in order to update it to the Release version. Because now, every time I shutdown my ...
1
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1answer
188 views

Installing IE 8 on windows xp hangs forever

I am attempting to install IE 8 on windows xp in a VM. It just hangs and says "Downloading" It has been like this for over an hour and I have an Internet connection that is fast. I got Process ...
2
votes
1answer
676 views

Is it possible to move Internet Explorer 11's tab bar below all tool bars?

Is there a way to move Internet Explorer 11's tabs BELOW all tool bars, directly above the webpage, as in Firefox?
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0answers
45 views

ieframe.dll cannot do Web Authentication

Some applications in Microsoft Windows, use a DLL named ieframe.dll for some browsing actions (like IE). This file is in %SystemRoot%/System32/ieframe.dll. Some applications need Web Authentication ...
4
votes
1answer
75 views

IE can't load embedded swfs on the Internet, but can access them locally

We have two Windows Embedded Standard machines that have suddenly started failing to load embedded swfs over the Internet via IE, but then they're able to load them just fine when the HTML wrappers ...
1
vote
3answers
555 views

How to install Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7?

I had installed and working Internet Explorer 8 on my pc. I have Windows 7. Then some days ago i have installed some updates on Windows and Explorer was automatically updated to version 9. But i am a ...
0
votes
1answer
210 views

Some sounds won't play in IE or Chrome with Creative sound card

Chrome and Internet Explorer don't seem to be able to play sounds in some contexts. However, the problem doesn't happen in Firefox. I haven't noticed any other sound-related problems with the ...
1
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1answer
65 views

Windows 7, enabeling IE for removal

For a while now, Windows Update has been prompting me to update IE9 to IE10. And every time I turn off my PC, It starts to install that one update wich allways fails. Why does it fail updating IE9? I ...
1
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1answer
165 views

Dual hard drive Windows 7 system, modified the registry to get programs to install on second drive, now IE doesn't work

I have a dual hard drive Windows 7 system, Windows is installed on an SSD (C:) and I modified the registry to try to force programs to install on second HDD drive (another letter). The registry edits ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

What is the default zoom level for Internet Explorer?

I'm guessing it's going to / might be different for each browser, but for IE 8 and IE 10, does anyone know the default zoom level it is set to when you first install / use the browser?
0
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0answers
39 views

How can I preview the contents of books sold on Amazon in Internet Explorer 10?

I run 64-bit Windows 7 and have both Internet Explorer 10 and a newly-downloaded copy of Google Chrome. I downloaded the latter when I found that I could not look (preview) the contents of books sold ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Upgrading to Java 1.7.0_45 Error - Java does not launch

I'm running into an issue where Java will not launch in IE 9. Specifically IE 9.0.8.112.16421 Update Version 9.0.21 I am upgrading from version 1.6, i uninstalled version 1.6 then i installed ...
0
votes
1answer
270 views

Inconsistent options when saving files from Internet Explorer

I have two identical files. stored in two different locations on SharePoint. When I try to download one, I get the options: Open, Save and Cancel. When I try to open the copy in another location, I ...
1
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2answers
133 views

MS Windows what are the different F5/refresh

I work with a bunch of windows developers and our app is a web application. I was often told I need to "refresh" my windows, and it seems there are many ways to "refresh", and each has a different ...
14
votes
1answer
362 views

Does upgrading Internet Explorer improve overall system security if I don't use it?

If I only use Chrome/Firefox/Opera on Windows, does upgrading IE to its latest version provide any benefit? Imagine I have Windows 7 SP1 with the original IE and Microsoft offers a newer version for ...
0
votes
0answers
255 views

What are the end of support dates for IE versions under Windows versions?

All that I can find is tables that tell me that each recent Internet Explorer version's end of support date depends on its parent product. That doesn't help at all because you can have multiple IE ...
1
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0answers
173 views

Internet Explorer 10 Compatibility View sends incorrect User Agent String

My user agent string in IE 10 Compatibility View is incorrect. It still sends a user agent string that identifies as IE 10. This prevents pages rendering in IE7 the way they should. Internet ...
0
votes
1answer
696 views

Ctrl-F shortcut of Find option not working in IE8

In one of my PC if press Crtl-F (find) in Internet explorer then it's not working(Find option does not come). But in chrome this option works. Actually IE also has option of Ctrl-F for search option. ...
3
votes
2answers
657 views

what is difference between Internet Explorer (64-bit) and Internet Explorer?

what is difference between Internet Explorer (64-bit) and Internet Explorer on 64bit windows versions?
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0answers
68 views

How to make Internet Explorer 9 to ask for my confirmation while switching online from offline mode?

I was using IE8 with FireFox and Chrome. On IE8(or any previous IE version), if you try to connect to the internet (while Work Offline mode enabled), it always asks for a confirmation to go online. ...
3
votes
4answers
290 views

What is a bullet-proof way of finding out the Internet Explorer version?

I have a client on the phone who unfortunately does not know his Windows and Internet Explorer version. I'm trying to debug an issue they're seeing, but in order to reproduce it I will have to find ...
1
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1answer
2k views

IE starts loading and then stops, won't open

so a friend asked me to take a look at his computer. Basicly what happens is when you click on the IE link you can see that it starts loading, but it never actually opens internet explorer. So I ...
0
votes
1answer
815 views

Configuring group policy to bypass proxy server for local addresses and adding a domain to trusted root certificate authorities

I am an intern who has just started in a new company. I have never used the group policy editor before. However I suggested that I believed it is possible to accomplish the two tasks we wish using the ...
0
votes
2answers
149 views

Non-VM options for testing IE7, IE8 on modern Windows OS [closed]

We're purchasing a dell laptop to use specifically for testing websites in old Internet Explorers. Dell lets us choose between Windows 7 and Windows 8. (I'm a Mac user, so...) As I understand it: ...
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votes
1answer
77 views

Display multiple IE windows

I have multiple IE windows open. When I select one from the task bar, all the others are minimized. I would like to display multiple IE windows side by side.
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1answer
55 views

Cloning browser data to another computer [closed]

I have 5 different browsers on the same computer. Is cloning the passwords/usernames and other data as easy as copying over the information under App Data for Windows? Edit: As mentioned below, are ...
0
votes
0answers
269 views

Is it possible to run IE10 32-bit frame in Windows 7,8 64-bit?

Is it possible to run IE10 32-bit frame in Windows 7,8 64-bit? I know there is a way to change the bit for IE tabs. But Windows 64-bit always runs IE 64-bit frame even though I run it from under the ...
0
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1answer
539 views

IE Kiosk Mode on touchscreen - disable swipe

I have tablets running Windows 8 RT/Full and when they boot up they go straight into Internet Explorer Kiosk mode (iexplore -k). This is fine on a normal PC, however on a tablet device users are ...
1
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0answers
13 views

Installed KB2729094 for x64/Windows 7, but still does not fix glyphs in IE10 [duplicate]

I have installed Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7 x64. First couple of days it ran fine, and they all of the glyphs for scrollbars, dropdown boxes, checkboxes, radio buttons etc disappeared and left ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Preview images not showing up on initial display in web browsers

weird issue. I have an issue on one PC where the preview images are not displayed when viewing the Pictures folder or library within an "open file" dialog box. In Chrome, these images are shown in ...
0
votes
2answers
177 views

What is the OS name and browser version for Windows NT 6.1 and Mozilla/4.0?

I currently see the following browser information from a user: Mozilla/4.0 ( compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.1; Trident/4.0; Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

Why does the last KB of a PDF take so long to load?

I'm loading a 357 KB PDF, and the first 356 KBs loaded almost instantly, whereas the last KB is taking forever to load. I encounter this problem as I load PDFs in varying sizes from varied sources. ...
2
votes
2answers
188 views

Map a URL to a local file in Windows

Is there a way to map a URL to a local file so that when IE sends a request for that URL it gets the content from a local file? For example: http://www.example.com/file.zip ---> C:\file.zip I'm ...