Internet Explorer 10 is a version of the Internet Explorer web browser by Microsoft, and the successor to Internet Explorer 9. It runs on Windows 7 and 8.

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How do I remove the “eye symbol” from password fields in Windows 8?

While I was entering my password in Gmail and other mail accounts, I could see a symbol of an "eye" in the text box. This is really dangerous because once you click on the eye, your password is ...
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Is it possible to open Modern UI apps on a second display?

It seems like when opening the Modern UI version of IE from the Start screen, it will only open on the main display. Afterwards, I don't know how to move it to the second display, since Win+← and ...
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How to change the download folder of Internet Explorer 10 under Windows 8?

I'm using Internet Explorer 10, but every time it downloads something it tries to put it in the Downloads folder in my profile. I prefer to store those files on another drive, but I can't find any ...
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Why are some of my user interface symbols rendered as boxes?

I noticed this first with the scrollbars in IE10: Some user interface elements show the same box as well though. Here is a dropdown box from NetLimiter: Given that that box looks like the ...
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How can I change the spell check and auto-correction language of IE10/Windows8?

Is there any way I can change the spell-check and auto-correct Language of IE10/Windows8? It seems to want me to write Norwegian, but I usually write English...
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How do you exit fullscreen mode?

I've opened fullscreen mode in Internet Explorer or Chrome on the Desktop. How do I exit out of it again?
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How to disable the Java “Security Warning” popup?

Is there a way to disable this Java Security popup? I only use sites on my intranet and each page is home to 40+ applets that generate a new ID with each load. Because of this, every time the page ...
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How can I disable JavaScript in Internet Explorer 10?

I'm running Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7. In the F12 developer tools, Script is faded out on the Disable menu. JavaScript is working, but I'd like to turn it off. How can I do so? Is there ...
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In Internet Explorer 10 Metro, how do you change the home page?

There appear to be two copies of Internet Explorer in Windows 8; the Metro version, and the normal version. The Internet Options settings do not appear to apply to the Metro version of IE; and the ...
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Set IE10 to IE9 mode for specific sites

I would like to force IE10 at the browser level (not from the server side) to go into IE9 mode. I know that I can do this manually through the F12 developer tools in the desktop version of IE10. Is ...
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Why is my default browser setting being ignored?

I have Google Chrome set to be the default browser, but all hyperlinks are still opened in Internet Explorer 10. Chrome is the default application for .html files, which is odd because I never ...
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How to edit the system/user dictionary in Windows 8?

Windows 8 has system-wide spell-check/autocorrect: Users can also choose to add unknown words to their own custom dictionary: I believe the dictionary is one of the settings that is ...
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Disable ClearType (blurry fonts) in Internet Explorer 10 on windows 7

I've installed recently the latest Internet Explorer 10 and found out again what was my issue with the previous upgrade -- blurry fonts aka ClearType! Unfortunately there are some apps that use IE ...
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How can I block ads for free in IE10 (both modern UI and desktop)?

I am looking for a free way to block ads for IE10. A way which works in both the Modern UI version as well as the desktop version. I have found Simple Adblock but only the trial version is free. ...
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Where is the history in IE10 Modern UI?

Apparently there isn't a way to peruse the browsing history in IE10 while in Modern UI. How does one access it?
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How to change the Internet Explorer 10 default search engine to Google?

When I'm browsing I always use the address bar to search, but when I do this in Internet Explorer 10, I get taken to the default search engine Bing. So I started looking in the Internet Options to ...
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How to test local sites in Metro IE10?

Has anyone found a way to enable local subnet sites in the Metro version of IE10? Currently, if I try to access a site in my subnet block, e.g. http://192.168.1.50/index.php, I just get the error ...
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Problems Uninstalling IE10

Help! IE10 was causing problems for me, so I decided to move back to IE9. This is a Windows 7 machine. Using the Control Panel / Add Remove Windows Components, I unchecked Internet Explorer 10, ...
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Where is the white/blacklist for Enhanced Protected Mode sites?

I misunderstood this dialog and clicked Always ignore (I was thinking clicking Disable would disable Silverlight, not Enhanced Protected Mode). I want to allow the dll to run because I think it's ...
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In Internet Explorer 10, are developer tools not available from [F12]? If so, how do I access them?

With metro IE 10 for windows 8, I assumed that I could use F12 to open developer tools, just like it was possible in every IE since 8. However, in windows 8 that doesn't seem to do anything - has it ...
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Can't Install IE 10 on brand new Windows 7

I bought a new Alienware and they won't provide support for Windows Update (why should they, really). I go and try to run the IE 10 update like so: And, it hangs a bit on the screen above. Then, ...
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Windows 8 Developer Preview - how to select between “Metro” IE and “Desktop” IE?

I installed the Windows 8 Developer Preview. At some point, I needed IE in "Desktop" mode, (IE suggested to switch over based on the site). Now, whenever I launch IE from the Metro UI, it starts in ...
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Windows 8 - IE 10 Metro - How to print or save a webpage

I'm running Windows 8 Pro. My default browser is Internet Explorer 10 (and hence opens as a Modern Windows 8 app). I want to know how to print or save a webpage. There are no related settings ...
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Windows 8 Professional didn't come with Internet Explorer 10(Metro)

When I installed Windows 8 Professional Edition I noticed that Internet Explorer 10 was missing. I tried to find some source to acquire the installer but none of the sites are providing it. One of my ...
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Unable to open IE 10 in 32-bit mode

I need to run IE 10 in 32-bit mode on 64-bit Windows 7 Enterprise N. When I run IE 10 from "C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer" I can see in task manager that I have only one process ...
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Force IE to use one process per tab

I've noticed that IE occasionally groups several tabs into one process. Unfortunately, this ends up being self-destructive as eventually all the 10-12 tabs I usually have open end up on just one or ...
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Can I disable the X clear button on IE10 textboxes?

In an application we use at work we have various textboxes, with dropdown buttons right next to them. Our users are frequently accidentally pressing the X added by IE10 and clearing what they typed. ...
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IE - New Tab appearing with black background

I don't remember exactly what I customized/personalized in my system. The problem now is that the 'New Tab' in IE 10 is appearing with a black background as shown below: How do I revert back/fix ...
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Files in webpage are not loading in IE 10; But works fine in inprivate mode

I have developed a website that has 6 audio files in it. It is perfectly working in Chrome, IE9, Firefox as well as iPad and android devices. But while loading in IE10, some of the audio files are not ...
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Why do some IE10 browsers get stuck in IE7 mode?

We were doing some investigation into user sessions on our consumer facing sites and came across something that really disturbed me. On an average day, we have ~140k visitors to our sites who bother ...
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Open LAN-hosted website in IE 10 Metro

It appears that IE10's Metro mode blocks connections to servers running on the local network (for example, 192.168.1.x). I am able to connect to the server from IE 10 in regular desktop mode. How do ...
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What is flip-ahead?

What is flip-ahead, in the Windows 8 Modern UI version of Internet Explorer 10? The description simply says: Flip Ahead Turn on flip ahead to go to the next page on a site. Your browsing ...
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Does Internet Explorer 10 support WebGL?

I haven't used Internet Explorer in a long time and noticed some buzz regarding Internet Explorer 10. I've tried downloading it, but it seems I will need to install Windows 8, which I won't bother ...
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internet explorer 10 opening in desktop mode by default [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to use the IE10 App without making Internet Explorer the default browser? The internet explorer 10 in windows 8, is opening in desktop mode when launched ...
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IE10 suggests sites I have never visited

I'm running Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8 RTM and just saw, that IE suggest some sites when entering something in the address bar. That wouldn't surprise me at all, if I had ever visited these ...
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IE10 downloading files has .exe become _exe

I have a Windows 7 SP1 x86 machine with IE10, fully patched, which has strange issues with downloads in internet explorer. Specifically, any exe (as well as others) has the period/dot/full stop ...
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Internet Explorer 10 Not Searching From Address Bar

I'm setting up my dad's new Windows 8 PC. At some point after using the Easy Transfer utility to transfer his files from XP and installing Norton Internet Security - I don't know if those are ...
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Set Internet Explorer 10 to always open in IE9 browsing mode in windows 7

I have many clients who are getting IE10 via Windows Update and cant view websites properly. I have set some of them to use compatibility mode, but this still doesn't work since it is still using ...
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How do I change the Ctrl+0 zoom level in IE10?

I often accidentally press zoom shortcuts, so I often use the Ctrl+0 shortcut to return to 100% zoom. However, I have a new laptop, and for some reason with it pressing Ctrl+0 changes the zoom level ...
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How do I use this IE10 Virtual Machine?

I downloaded this IE10 virtual machine for windows 7 and I have managed to mount the VHD, but how do I actually get it to start? Do I need to also install virtual PC or some other software or ...
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Windows 8 Desktop IE - Pin to Start

The Metro version of IE 10 has a nifty - Pin to Start button. The benefit is that one can have a whole column of tiles to one's favourite websites. However, the Desktop version of IE 10 has no such ...
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How to change IE 10 search engine in Windows RT

With the Microsoft Surface right around the corner, I've been trying to live in Metro apps to see if I could live without the desktop in Windows 8. One thing I've noticed is that I can't change the ...
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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 ...
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Major issues after updating IE10

When I first upgraded to IE10's final Preview on Windows 7, I immediately started getting the following error whenever a script tries to access localStorage: SCRIPT3: The system cannot find the ...
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Is it possible to always show the address bar in ie10 metro?

I'm setting up Windows 8 for a friend of mine, and I'm trying to ensure that they have a way to avoid going to phishing websites. When educating my friends about spoofed/phishing email I always ...
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How do I install Internet Explorer 10?

The obvious downloading and running of the installer doesn't work. It says it completes, whereupon it requires a reboot. When the machine comes back up post-reboot, Internet Explorer 9 is active and ...
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Open a URL file in a new tab of existing IE window from command line

When IE10 is set as my default browser, double-clicking an internet shortcut (*.url file) opens it in a new tab of the existing IE window. However, when it is not the default, every way of opening a ...
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Internet Explorer 10 doesn't seem to work with Sysinternals Desktops

I heavily use Sysinternals Desktops version 2 to manage multiple desktops. In the past, I used Internet Explorer 9 as this was the only web browser I found that could function across multiple ...
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Does IE10 Metro support userscripts?

With Windows 7, I used google chrome and installed a bunch of userscripts to enhance my youtube experience (replay button, download options, etc). Now that I have Windows 8, I want to get the same ...
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Select spell-checking language in Internet Explorer 10, Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the spell check and auto-correction language of IE10/Windows8? I've got the release Version of Windows 8 installed. In IE10 it now it automatically ...