Windows Internet Explorer 7 is a web browser developed by Microsoft, released October 2006 for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

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Internet Explorer Opening Local HTML Files in IE7 Document Mode

For some reason, no matter what document type I'm using Internet Explorer will open all my HTML files as a Default Internet Explorer 7 Document Type. If I upload these HTML files to a server they'll ...
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IE7 on XP, how to enable script debugging

I have Windows XP SP3 and IE 7.0.5730.13 I need to be able to debug javascript viewing my Website in IE7 I've gone into Internet Options > Advanced and unchecked 'Disable Script Debugging' boxes. I've ...
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How to clear cookies in IE7 on quit?

How do I make the Internet Explorer 7 delete all private data on quit? I've found the option to clear the cache, but that does not clear cookies and the history.
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In VirtualBox, how can I access host localhost from guest (Visual Studio Dev Server from IE7 testing VM)?

Host OS is Win7 running MyApp in the Visual Studio Development Server, bound to localhost:51227, VM is VirtualBox configured with NAT. Guest OS is Win XP with IE7 installed. My goal is to debug MyApp ...
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Website is not clickable in Windows XP Internet Explorer 7

I have installed Windows XP Virtual PC on Windows 7 to test a site that is having issues in IE7 on windows xp - the website loads up but you cannot click on hyperlinks - its like the website has ...
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How can I run legacy versions of IE (IE7/IE8) on Windows 8?

I'm doing web development on a Windows 8 system. I'm running the latest IE, but I need to test the app with older versions of IE as well (especially IE7 and IE8). Is it possible to run these legacy ...
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Switch IE9 browser mode to IE7 at runtime in VBA

I want to switch the IE9 Browser mode to IE7 programmatically in VBA at runtime. I can engage the F12 develop tools and change it manually, but I want to automate this step in my code after I have ...
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Adober Reader X Fails to load PDF in Internet Explorer

We have updated our PCs to Adobe Reader X 10.0.1 from the last 9.x version. As a part of our normal business process our users view and consume pdfs from our website through their web browser. The ...
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Can I tell IE9 to launch with the IE8 or IE7 rendering engine

I'm setting up a testing machine that needs to launch multiple copies of IE when the machine boots, because the browser will be running automated tests. I know IE9 can render IE7 and IE8 but is there ...
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Can't open Internet Explorer after upgrading to IE7 or IE8

So, I've got a client who can't open Internet Explorer after upgrading from IE6. The symptoms are hard to diagnose as there is no error message that pops-up nor are there any error messages in the ...
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How to disable Protected Mode in Internet Explorer 7?

The server has some options disabled and I need to enable it on 1 PC via 3rd party software or registry hack. How can I verify that it's disabled? I am an IT Administrator so I can't disable the ...
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Windows XP embedded prevent cookie wipe for specific Site

I have a kiosk that is setup on a XPe machine. Currently it is pointed to an intranet website setup for simple registration. We have a requirement to allow vendors to access their Reptrax account ...
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How can I keep Windows Vista from updating Internet Explorer 7?

I have Windows Vista installed in a VirtualBox VM so that I can test websites in Internet Explorer 7. I am embarrassed to say I don't have much of an idea how Windows Update works (Linux user for ...
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IE8 is not supported on this operating system

I am using vista. I had IE7 installed on it. Few months ago, I upgraded it to IE9 because I needed it to test few things on it. As now I am done with IE9, y'day I decided to remove it. It wasn't so ...
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Removing Internet Explorer 7

Recently installed Internet Explorer 7 on an Windows XP SP3 box (was Internet Explorer 6 prior). Internet Explorer 7 promised on install that it "can be ...
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IE7 Unable to load a specific https URL

I have a machine running Windows XP SP3 using IE7. When I go to ups.com, choose USA, and click the login button at the top of the page, the page hangs and never loads. If I change the DNS to ...
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How to open highlighted URLs in a new Tab using IE7?

I would like to drag text URLs to open them in a new tab. This is a feature that actually made me work with IE7. I can't find this in IE8, not even through add-ons. IE7 had this add-on though, I ...
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How To Import History From Internet Explorer 7 To Internet Explorer 8?

I want to move/import history from Internet Explorer 7 in Windows XP to Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7. How to do that?
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Set paper size of Zebra TLP 2844 programmatically

I have a lot of Zebra TLP 2844 printers used by domain users. Unluckily by default the paper size is 2" x 4" while I need to have 4" x 3". The first time each user logs on I have to change manually ...
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Where can I download copies of a Windows XP ISO image with Internet Explorer 6 or Internet Explorer 7 for VirtualBox?

I have Windows 7 Professional hosting Ubuntu inside VirtualBox for my development machine. To test my site, I run Internet Explorer and hit my Ubuntu box. This works great for ...
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Automatically download files in Internet Explorer without getting prompted to Save / Cancel?

I am currently using IE7 with XP SP3. When a webpage download with unknown file type loads, I get a prompt asking me what I want to do with the file. My options are FIND SAVE CANCEL. How do I make ...
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Which Internet Explorer versions are still Supported by Microsoft? [closed]

Do you know where I can find any information regarding which Internet Explorer versions still are supported by Microsoft and hence still are getting vulnerability upgrades? We are looking into if it ...
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Internet Explorer 9 in Internet Explorer 7 crashes while changing property in inspector

My setup is a Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard SP1 64-bit machine. As a developer, I need to work with the F12 console of Internet Explorer to test modifications to the CSS to fit the Internet ...
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Interface is unknown after installing Internet Explorer 7 standalone on Windows 7

Yesterday, I tried installing Internet Explorer 7 standalone on Windows 7. I didn't get any installation problems though I started facing weird errors. When I open Windows Explorer an error appeared ...
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Windows XP / IE 7 cannot add Favorites - Unspecified error

Hi everyone hopefully someone can help with this. I am redirecting the location of the users Favorites folder using Group Policy to be placed in their network HomeDrive (H:). I am having serious ...
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Selectively use Internet Explorer 7 alongside machine with IE9 installed

I have Windows 7 with Internet Explorer 9. I am a government employee needing to access my travel department from my personal computer. Security protocol indicates I must use Internet Explorer 7 or ...
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Some sites don't work after upgrading to IE9, can I downgrade back to IE7?

I have upgraded from Internet Explorer 7 to 9, and now I cannot connect to some of my favourite websites or my CCTV cameras through my home hub. Is it possible for me to downgrade back to IE7?
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How to find what Service Pack of IE is currently installed on the system?

We have website and one of our customers complains that when he launches the URL there is a blank popup that appears on his window. He uses IE 7. We have tried to reproduce the same behaviour in ...
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From an FTP location in Explorer, why have files started launching Internet Explorer windows instead of opening?

On Windows XP, when my coworker is browsing to an FTP site, the files are listed. As it happens, these are all .CSV files that we want to open in Excel 2007. Until recently, when double-clicking or ...
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enabled IPv6 but [::1] is not working

Windows XP with IE 7 http://localhost works. http://127.0.0.1 works. http://[machinename] works. http://[::1] does not work. A separate W2K3 machine works with all four addresses. I did the same ...
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Internet Explorer 7 “content advisor” shut off

I'm using Internet Explorer 7. I turned off Content-Adviser. (Its constant pop-ups make the entire idea useless.) I deleted all my "approved" sites. I deleted all my "blocked" sites. I turned off ...
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How do I adjust the actual font sizes in Internet Explorer?

I like having as much stuff on the screen at once as I can. But as a consequence of getting on in years, small font sizes are starting to become a problem. Internet Explorer has the ability to ...
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Test IE7 without installing it - how?

Is there a way to test IE7 functionality (intented to test the functionality of a website) without installing IE7? If so, how? Something like an online service?
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Rendering IE7 in Mac OSX

I know there is Wine IE7 for mac but its super unstable and difficult to use, is there any better way to test IE7 rendering on a mac? EDIT: I don't want to drop several hundred bucks on ...
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Can I install IE 7 on Windows 7?

Can I install IE7 in Windows 7? I want to replace IE8 and need to install IE7 in my Windows 7.
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How do I install IE 7 after having already installed IE 8?

I would prefer to have 8 & 7 at the same time, but it is not necessary. The purpose is for web development testing. Not HTML and layout as that is handled through browser mode, but I want to test ...
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Unable to run Internet explorer 7 on Wine 1.2, ubuntu 8.04

Following the instructions here: http://www.wine-reviews.net/wine-reviews/applications/ie-7-on-linux-with-wine.html I installed IE7. But when I run it with Wine 1.2 with: wine iexplore.exe& I ...
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Using Notepad++ as IE7 “View Source” Application

The method described at the end of this blog entry has instructions for making Notepad++ (or any application) the default text editor for IE7's View Source feature. The problem is, the file IE7 sends ...
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How to get Internet Explorer 7 Print Preview to default to 2 Page View?

I'm running XP. I can't upgrade to IE8/9 or use another browser due to application compatibility issues.
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Prevent IE7 from opening iTunes?

How do I prevent any webpage from opening iTunes without my permission? I don't want to change browsers. I don't want to delete iTunes. I don't want to change computers. I don't want to change my ...
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Uninstall Internet Explorer 7/downgrade to Internet Explorer 6 in Windows XP SP3

How do I uninstall Internet Explorer 7 from Windows XP SP3 to change it to Internet Explorer 6? I can't find a good resource for doing so.
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How do I uninstall a java applet?

In IE, how do I go back and revoke a java applet from running after I have allowed it? Its not in Add/Remove Programs. Is there anyway to see a list of installed/allowed applets?
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Is there a way to RUN AS admin with IE7?

I tried to remote in a person's computer and login as an administrator but I still could not see the control panel due to the way our group policy is. So just wanted to know if there is a way to open ...
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Is there a way to make IE7 default to ms-image-mode:bicubic?

Internet Explorer 7 uses a rather crude method to resize images by default. There's a CSS tag img { -ms-interpolation-mode: bicubic; } to get better results, but I'm unable to change the source of the ...
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Virtual Box ie7 won't connect to the internet

I use IE7 & IE8 disk images from microsoft and Virtual Box to test my websites in IE. One day I stopped being able to connect to the internet with virtual box, seemingly after trying to alter ...
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Good IE6, IE7 simulator applications? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiple versions of internet explorer on a machine I have IE8 installed, I would like to test websites in IE6 and IE7. I cannot use Adobe's BrowserLab to test because ...
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What's the logic behind the Ctrl-Tab order in Internet Explorer 7?

Using Ctrl+Tab in Internet Explorer 7 (on Windows XP) seems to follow no sequence that I can work out. Using Shift+Ctrl+Tab even jumps around with no clear logic in what tab order is being followed. ...
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Web shortcuts (.url) not working on Windows 7

I'm experiencing several symptoms, but I believe they are all related to web link files not working. First, I can't create we link files anymore. When I try New > Shortcut and put an URL, I get the ...
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Internet Explorer Toolbar disappears on some web sites

Internet Explorer Toolbar disappears on some web sites. Usually I can start normally but after clicking on a link that takes me to another part of their site, a new window opens with no toolbar. ...
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None of the microsoft updates would install on my pc plus internet explorer stopped functioning as well

My pc would not accept any microsoft updates.Each time I try to go to microsoft download page, it says page not available be it internet explorer, firefox or google chrome. At the same time , the ...