Windows Internet Explorer 8 is a web browser developed by Microsoft, released on 19 March 2009 for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, and Windows 7.

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How enforce IE ( v8+) to use a predefined Encoding and direction

We have an application which uses Internet Explorer internally to show some type of data. The web content it shows using a meta tag for ASCII and left to right. Right click is disabled so I can't ...
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How to setup a windows8 pc for multiple access but sharing the passwords stored in the browser

I'll try to describe the current situation: a group of users need to access to a specific webpage that requires a password. They don't need to know the password (it's not a secret, just it's not their ...
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We are forced with IE 11 upgrade, any way to make it act like IE8?

Our IT department is automatically sending the IE11 upgrade to our PCs. The task I perform needs IE8. I have tried the compatibility mode on IE11 but it only allows me do limited tasks. I cannot ...
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Win 7 and Java old versions

Is there any way to run IE8 under win 7 and bypass the out of date java check with no security. As part of my system I can't use anything newer that JRE6 update 21 I tried putting the site under ...
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Applications from network hangs in windows xp with IE 8

We are facing a strange problem in windows XP with IE 8. If we run the applications from network computer without internet connection (to local pc) it hangs and takes longer time to run. But if we run ...
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Disable “an activex control on this page might be unsafe” under IE8

I am using under the local html page this VBScript. (MS Windows 7 Pro + IE8) Sub SpeakItSp(msg) On Error Resume Next Dim sapi Set ...
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Some PNGs are not being displayed on IE8

I'm performing QC on an eLearning course my team has built and I'm having an issue with some PNGs that are not being displayed on IE8. Within IE9, IE11, and Chrome, the images are shown (floating ...
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When was the most recent update for IE8 released?

I'm trying to find out when the last update for IE8 happened. On the Wiki page for it, it says On May 27, 2010, Microsoft released Internet Explorer 8 optimized for Bing and MSN Is that the ...
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Stop IE from automatically updating

In my work, due to the fact I need to maintain older equipment, I need to keep IE8 and Java 1.6 (Java 6), I use Firefox or Chrome for everything other than older equipment, and this has never been a ...
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IE 8 Loading Icon's location

Where is the IE 8 loading icon stored (Win 7)? "aero_busy.ani" (in C:\Windows\Cursors) does not contain 16x16 images. Thank you.
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How to block uploading files in a webpage in Internet explorer 8

Are there any options in Interment explorer to block the file uploading ? I just want to have a scenario where the file upload fail due to Internet explorer setting or due to my desktop settings .
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Where do I go to view AutoComplete entries for Internet explorer (IE8 Specifically) [duplicate]

On my old Windows XP computer, I have Internet Explorer 8 installed and I'm trying to retrieve an old account login name and password that I used on that computer a long time ago. I've read other ...
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Issue when launching url from command line in IE8

If I paste the following url directly into the address bar of internet explorer http://maps.google.com/maps?layer=c&cbll=56.18231,10.20435&cbp=12,70 the related google maps streetview is ...
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Cannot reach a SSL site using Internet Explorer 8

I cannot open a website using Internet Explorer 8, but can using either Firefox or Chrome. Under IE the page doesn't even open (as if it cannot be found). My problem is that the app I'm using to ...
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IE 11 installed but still running IE8

I installed Internet Explorer 11 and I am still running IE8. I would like to uninstall IE8 or at least make IE11 the default one. I have been having issues previously to install it using Windows ...
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Upgrading Internet Explorer 8 to 10 on Windows 7

Can you guys help me in upgrading Internet Explorer 8 to Internet Explorer 10. Even I tried the downloading the IE 10. it is also failed to install and shows a error of you can't install Windows ...
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Changing multiple Internet Option in IE8 for all users

I am trying to change some Internet Options for all users that log into a laptop (on a domain). Things like, turning off the popup blocker, "Check for newer versions of stored pages" changed to ...
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IE8 how to hide “Java is obsolete” bar message preventing automatic script execution?

I have a computer which specifically needs to use Java 6 Update 11 AND IE8. (Updating to Java 7 Update 67 crashes all the web apps of my customer). I uninstalled the new Java and installed his old ...
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How to set the degradation version for IE11 running in enterprise mode to something other than IE8?

Our company is insistent on running I.E. 11 in enterprise mode to solve certain "security" issues, and as a result, is adding the intranet to the emulation list. This intranet is currently running ...
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Can I upgrade from IE8 to IE9 only? Not go as far as 10 or 11

I'm currently testing an application in IE8, I want to upgrade to IE9 but when I got to the Windows website, it will only let me upgrade straight to IE11, I can't find any option to only go as far as ...
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Opening IE10 in IE8 compatibility mode

I'm wanting a way to open IE 10 in IE8 mode - I can activate it using the F12 dev tools menu after its opened, but ideally I'd like a switch or something so I can open it already in this mode. Is this ...
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What is the official end of support for Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7?

From http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/search/?sort=PN&alpha=internet+explorer Releases known as Components follow the Support Lifecycle of their parent Major Product. Which leads me ...
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Issue with proxy configuration

I have a Win 2008 R2 server with IE10 installed on it. In the IE (and on firefox too), when I use option "Use Automatic Configuration Script" (this is as per the company policy to access internet) I ...
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Install IE8 on Windows 7 VM

I created a Windows 7 x64 VM on Windows Azure but it came with IE11. So I removed IE11 from "Turn on and off Windows Features". After reboot, it still doesn't give me an option to rollback to IE8. ...
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Why don't the keyboard shortcuts (e.g. hotkeys like Ctrl-C) work in a SharePoint rich-text field?

I use SharePoint 2010 via Internet Explorer 8 on Windows XP. I have a standard input mask for a task consisting of text fields, rich-text fields et al. In text fields, I can use keyboard shortcuts ...
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Can't find IE8 for Windows7 [duplicate]

I'm running Windows 7 and I need to test a web application in IE8. I can't seem to find a version of IE8 anywhere for windows 7. Can IE8 even be installed in windows 7?
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Outlook 2007 - Internet Security warning (Certificate error)

I have a user running still running on Windows XP + Outlook 2007. He uses a google apps email account through IMAP w/ SSL on port 993 Recently he's started receiving an error message shown here. ...
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What is the best way to set up a proxy server for IE8? [duplicate]

I have a client who is accessing my website through a proxy and is getting different results then the clients we are accessing my site directly. I want to replicate their system, how can I set up a ...
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Is Internet Explorer 8 on Windows XP still supported?

Can anyone confirm if Internet Explorer 8 will continue to receive updates on Windows XP? I know that XP is now EOL but does that mean that IE8 on XP will no longer receive security updates either? ...
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How to open multiple tabs in IE8 from batch file?

Upon searching for an answer to this question, I stumbled upon an almost identical question on this site, to which someone answered: "For launching multiple URLs in tabs in a single IE window, use ...
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How can updating the Java Runtime fix page freezes in IE on a website that has NO Java Applets in it?

We have a product written as an ASP.NET website deployed at over 70 sites. Recently, one site reported an issues where IE8/9 browsers would hang at certain post-back points, and would require the ...
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Why does IE8 running on XP and Win7 Virtual Machine deletes the history while browsing the same site with javascript routing?

I am using sammy.js with my asp.net mvc web application for client-side routing so as to provide single page user experience. I have created a demo application which works fine in IE9+ and other ...
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Quickly toggling between Java versions in Internet Explorer 8

I have two web-based applications that are very picky. Both prefer Internet Explorer 8. One site requires Java 6, while the other requires Java 7. Is there a quick way to toggle between Java ...
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Use bat script to add trusted site for IE

I just wrote a bat script file which add trusted site for ie. In my bat script, I add a entry to this location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet ...
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How to “load unsafe script” in google chrome frame

Since a week or two one of our web applications is having issues. Because in our corporate environment only IE8 and Chrome latest version are allowed, the web application was made to work in Chrome ...
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How can you go from IE 8.0.7600.16385 to IE 8.0.7601.17514 on Windows 7?

Simple question: How can you upgrade Internet explorer from version 8.0.7600.16385 to version 8.0.7601.17514 on Windows 7? There doesn't seem to be much of an "Update button" anywhere on IE for this ...
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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 ...
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Security Warning Window in Internet Explorer

I am trying to download file from Internet Explorer 8 and I am using the following URL http://servername:8080/apps/controller?getfile=test.xls I am getting Security Warning window when I click URL, ...
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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 ...
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How do I revert back to IE8 on Windows7 after uninstalling IE10?

We recently pushed out a test package of IE10 for a small pilot group of Windows7 users. IE10 was not compatible with some software for a user. User requested reverting back to IE8. We uninstalled ...
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Windows Update preventing Internet Explorer 9 to download files from the internet

In the last 2-3 weeks I have been getting this problem where my clients cannot download files from the internet, when they try to download anything from IE 9 they don't even get a "Save As..." screen, ...
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Internet Explorer 8 not letting one save .SWF's

Not ruling out this being be a GPO setting, but IE8 at my work doesn't seem to allow the download of .SWF's (As one example): Does anyone know why / possible reasons?
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How to create “IE-like” new session window in Chrome?

Like we can open a New Session Window in IE 8 or greater, can do the same in Google Chrome? I know that Google Chrome has New incognito Window feature but by using it, we can open Max 2 sessions at a ...
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“ctrl”+“F”—keyboard shortcut of “Find” option—is not working in Internet Explorer 8

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 crtl+F for search option. ...
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Calling Internet Explorer from command line with bookmark

I understand for calling Internet Explorer from command line is iexplore.exe And for opening a site would be iexplore.exe http://superuser.com If I have created a bookmark for site ...
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IE 8 and PDF can not load

I have a very strange issue on my website with IE 8 in particular. Smaller size PDF is able to load in IE8, but any pdf that's a bit bigger (around 3mb),simply can not be loaded. It always say ...
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Save browsing history in IE8 in text format

I want to save browsing history for a certain day (Wednesday) from Internet Explorer 8 in text format. I tried doing copy/paste from the history box in IE8, but it doesn't copy anything. I was able ...
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View .js files in IE8 in the browser? [duplicate]

Whenever I try to view .js in IE8 by just visiting the .js url, it prompts for a download. how can i view the actual code without downloading it?
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IE 8 Temporary Internet Files not created when using Windows 7

What would prevent Temporary Internet Files from being created/written in Windows 7 to the: C:\Users\<User>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\ I have come across a ...
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IE8 Crashes When Checking Out XML File From SharePoint

I have a user that edits XML files in Excel. When she tries to check out XML files her IE8 crashes. XLS files work fine. I changed the default program association in Windows 7 so that Excel is the ...