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Java applet only runs if IE is run as administrator

Java applets don't work at all (not detected by browser) if IE is launched normally. I'm currently using the latest version of Java 7u60 with Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1. This issue seemed to ...
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What changes my default browser from Chrome back to IE10 in Windows 8?

I follow the steps outlined here but set Chrome instead of Internet Explorer. If I close all browser windows, Chrome and IE, the changes are reverted and IE becomes the default browser. I am the only ...
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2answers
260 views

Desktop Browsers Not Working, but “Metro” Internet Explorer Works (Windows 8)

I'm trying to help my dad fix his computer after he inadvertently downloaded and installed a bundle of 15 spyware/malicious programs (which he has since uninstalled via the Control Panel). However, ...
1
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1answer
67 views

Is there a keyboard shortcut in Windows 8 to view password text?

Windows 8 introduces a new feature called Password Reveal. While using Windows 8, whenever you enter your password in the password field of a Windows 8 app, IE 10, or the login screen, a Password ...
2
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29 views

IE 10 issue with new tab

I have come across an issue in IE 10 where I first open the browser by clicking on Internet explorer icon and then login to the web application.Then I right click and select open in new tab option at ...
0
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Gesture to switch between IE tabs [duplicate]

I have the Yoga 2 pro (touchscreen convertible). In tent or stand mode, with no access to the keyboard, what is the quickest way to switch between open tabs in Internet Explorer (running in Modern ...
0
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IE11 Metro/Modern showing menu bar

Since the latest couple of upgrades IE11 Metro/Modern version permanently shows the menu bar at the bottom. Usually, clicking inside the page showing would make it disappear downwards, now it remains ...
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1answer
49 views

Size of Internet Explorer tile in Windows 8 [duplicate]

While the tutorials say you can customise the size of tiles in Windows 8, this is not possible with the Internet Explorer tile. Because this is the tile I most often use I want it to be large, but the ...
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14 views

Have Firefox open video links in IE Metro possible?

Is it possible that I click a video link (youtube etc) in firefox and instead pf opening in another tab right there in ff, it opens up in IE metro mode? By either a script or a plugin or whatever?
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328 views

When does windows 8 cause account.live.com account activity?

Someone recently sent emails from a third-party email address (spoofed to look like me) to a number of contacts of mine. The only place that contact list the email drew from could have come from was ...
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1answer
4k views

How to open internet explorer in “desktop mode” and not the “windows UI mode” in windows 8.1

Just needed a new laptop and windows 8 came with it.. One of the issues we're frustrated most about is those applications that open in de "windows ui" mode (formerly known as metro-style). Such as ...
0
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1answer
225 views

Internet Explorer 11: Touchpad scroll breaks if loaded from

I am using Internet Explorer 11.0.9600.16476 (Update Versions 11.0.2). What happens is if I load IE by clicking a Desktop or Start Menu icon or a Windows shortcut key (assigned from Properties), it ...
0
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241 views

Random IE11 crash on Windows 8.1

I've experienced a random crash from IE11 on Windows 8.1, which appears to be related to BEX64 and MSHTML.dll but I'm not sure how to diagnose and/or fix it. Can someone help me with this?
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1answer
82 views

How can I manually pin a URL to the Windows 8 start screen?

The only way I've found so far to pin a URL to the start screen, is to load this URL in Internet Explorer, then click Pin, and Pin to Start. The problem is, it forces me to load the URL, which then ...
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2answers
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Why would Internet Explorer not run in normal user mode, but run in administrative mode?

System is Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit, Internet Explorer 11. I reinstalled my operating system within the last week so there's very little in the way of "extras" on here that could be causing this. The ...
0
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0answers
95 views

How do I force IE to ask for my proxy authentification?

I have just bought a new laptop with Windows 8 and I am having trouble connecting to the internet at my University as it is not prompting me for my user name and password. On my old laptop, the proxy ...
3
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2answers
4k views

How to force Internet Explorer to keep its window size when being docked?

Using Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8, the window size is being remembered, when the IE window is not docked/snapped to an edge. As soon as I dock IE to one side of my screen, close it and reopen ...
0
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0answers
83 views

JavaScript missing in IE10

Here is a related question: Javascript issue & IE10 in Win8 I came to the same issue as him that my Skype isn't working (plus all my Metro apps too). This is very clear to me that IE is somehow ...
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0answers
417 views

Can I disable “high contrast” mode in Internet Explorer despite high contrast being enabled in Windows 8?

I'm using a Windows 8 high-contrast theme. The problem is that I use Internet Explorer 10 for testing website design, so I need high-contrast to be turned off in Internet Explorer only. Is there a way ...
0
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2answers
350 views

Can I install Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 8?

I'm on windows 8 and I need to attend web counselling to get me a seat in college. In windows 8, I have got IE 10 by default but the site says "USE ONLY IE 6.0 TO 8.0" So can I downgrade the version ...
2
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1answer
502 views

Why Is SkyDrive Asking For Permission to Run npctrl.dll?

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro Preview. For some strange reason whenever I visit https://skydrive.live.com/ with the Desktop Version of IE11 Preview (11.0.9431.181), I get prompted with this message: ...
0
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1answer
103 views

Chrome/IE Crashes trying to login to StackExcahnge, Google accounts, Access Facebook page

I just reformatted my Windows 8 PC (desktop) and every time I try log into StackExchange, Google accounts my browser crashes (both Chrome & IE). It also happens when I try hit FaceBook, there may ...
0
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0answers
70 views

How can I sync 'tablet' Internet Explorer with the desktop version?

I recently upgraded to Windows 8 and found the 'tablet' version (ie the version of internet explorer accessed from the Start screen) to be preferable to the desktop version (it is built for a touch ...
1
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1answer
729 views

Is IE 32-bit by default? even on 64-bit machines? [duplicate]

I know this is a simple question, but I am having trouble finding a clear answer. Is IE 32-bit by default even if you're running a 64-bit Windows OS? It seems that that is the case, even on Windows 8, ...
0
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1answer
416 views

How can I delete my bookmarks, “its not there”?

I want to tidy up... deleteting ALL bookmarks from IE10 and reimport my bookmarks. So in IE10 I've opened up the "Ogranized Favorites" and deleted everything except a empty folder. If I try to delete ...
0
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1answer
193 views

Windows 8 and modern IE - List running downloads

This one bugs me, if I use the Modern Internet Explorer and download a file I can choose save and get a new Dialog at the bottom with the download progress and the buttons Cancel and Close If I ...
0
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1answer
680 views

Web browsers(3) aren't loading page completely, in Windows 8

I have a 'new' (had it for 4 months now) Windows 8 machine (Samsung Series 7 Gamer). I've installed 3 browsers in it, for which I use for different purposes. Chrome for personal stuff, Firefox for ...
0
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1answer
452 views

Remove Internet Explorer Address Bar URL History from Run dialogue?

How do I prevent Internet Explorer's address bar's URL history from showing up in the Run dialogue? No tweak seems to prevent this. I'm running Windows 8.
0
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1answer
162 views

Windows defender thread using 100% CPU

The problem is the following - a thread of windows defender hangs and consumes 100% of one core (viewed with process explorer). It happens only when there is InPrivate IE instance running. The result ...
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302 views

Bing still showing up in Windows 8 after being uninstalled

I have uninstalled Bing, i have supposedly rendered it useless by all kinds of methods but Bing still comes back every time i open firefox and internet explorer. And now i have MSN coming up as well. ...
2
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1answer
636 views

How to shut up Internet Explorer's “Speed up browsing by disabling add-ons” message?

How can I make Internet Explorer stop telling me Speed up browsing by disabling add-ons every Nth time I open it? I tell it to not ask me again but it keeps on pestering me anyway.
0
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2answers
79 views

Is it possible to have IE as a secondary browser on Windows 8? [duplicate]

I set up Google Chrome as my default browswer on Windows 8, but I have one web application I need to use (MLS data) that will only run on IE. I see in Windows 8 where IE can be set as the "default ...
0
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2answers
4k views

How to open Internet Explorer for the desktop from command line in Windows 8?

There are two different Internet Explorer versions in Windows 8. I would like to open Internet Explorer for the desktop from command line. We can run it via Win+R → iexplore, but I would like to run ...
0
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0answers
196 views

Google Chrome applying color profile to Facebook images?

It seems that Google Chrome is applying some sort of color profile to Facebook images, which makes the color gamut look "off." If I open the same Facebook images in Internet Explorer 10, the images ...
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1answer
4k views

How do I launch Metro IE and Metro Chrome?

I installed Windows 8 and I'm not sure how to get to the metro versions of IE or Chrome. The tiles show up in the metro start menu but they launch the desktop applications.
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1answer
4k views

How do I keep audio from IE playing when switching apps on Windows 8?

I use Pandora.com to listen to music in IE on Windows 8. When I switch to another app, the audio cuts out. How can I keep it playing?
3
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1answer
362 views

AutoComplete (username/password) with IE10 and hotmail (outlook.com) doesn't work?

I can't get AutoComplete (username/password) to work with Hotmail / Outlook.com ( IE10). I think this just doesnt work hotmail, or has somebody ever gotten this to work? It would be nice if somebody ...
9
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1answer
7k views

Prevent a single IE window with multiple open tabs from being displayed as multiple windows in the taskbar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent IE8 tabs from opening tabs in stack in taskbar When I use IE 9 or 10, and open multiple tabs, the taskbar icon is shown like there are many instances of IE, even ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Links not opening in Windows 8 applications

I have just upgraded my laptop from Windows 7 Ultimate with IE9 to Windows 8 with IE 10. When ever I try to open a web link in an application nothing happens. For example in the Windows 8 mail ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

How do I get back the Metro version of Internet Explorer on Windows 8?

I'm trying to open the Metro version of Internet Explorer, however it opens as a desktop app. It just goes from the metro interface to the desktop. How can I do this?
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votes
1answer
4k views

Where is the 'Home' button in internet explorer for windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Internet Explorer 10 Metro, how do you change the home page? I set my homepage in desktop IE in windows 8. Went back into 'metro', opened internet explorer and it ...
3
votes
2answers
262 views

Schedule to open website

I'd like to open a website at regular intervals per day, i.e., the browser should open and automatically navigate towards a pre-set URL. I looked at options like scheduling to open browser, but I ...
4
votes
4answers
1k views

Internet Explorer tile disappeared in Windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to use the IE10 App without making Internet Explorer the default browser? I installed Firefox, and now I no longer see the Internet Explorer tile. What ...
3
votes
1answer
396 views

How to pin a website to the Windows 8 Start screen with Internet Explorer as default browser? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a shortcut to a website to the windows 8 start menu? I'm not sure if I like the whole idea of Start screen yet, but I would find it more useful with certain ...
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3answers
249 views

Where does MS's SmartScreen Filter come from?

I am getting some false positives with MS's Smartscreen filter (looks similar to this, but the sites are more legitimate). How can I manually update the filter (to the latest version), who makes ...
0
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1answer
804 views

Cannot use both Google Chrome and IE10 in metro mode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to use the IE10 App without making Internet Explorer the default browser? When I set at all defaults to IE10 then I can access IE10 in Metro mode from the ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I access tabbed browsing when using the modern UI Internet Explorer?

When running Internet Explorer from the the modern UI, I can't find out how to access tabs. I can create tabs using Ctrl + T, but I'm not sure how to switch between tabs, see what tabs I have open, ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How to access (In)Private Browsing/Incognito Mode in Metro IE/Firefox/Chrome?

As the title says, what is the easiest/quickest way to enter Private Browsing mode in the Metro/Modern UI versions of the browsers listed?
2
votes
1answer
4k views

How do you get iPlayer to work on Windows RT

I thought Internet Explorer on Windows 8 RT had a version of Flash to allow playback of various streaming services, including BBC iPlayer and 4OD. They both don't seem to work. Can this be fixed?
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1answer
202 views

Inverted Text on Internet Explorer 10 Under VirtualBox

I'm having some intermittent problems with the text changing colour on IE10 running on Win8 under VirtualBox 4.1.12 on my Ubuntu 12.04 Machine. Is this a problem with VirtualBox or IE10? I'd be ...