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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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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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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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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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386 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 ...
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952 views

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 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. ...
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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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420 views

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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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 ...
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Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage for a single User

Heey I have a really strange error with a User when he tries to connect to my ASP.Net web page he Allays get this strange error as you can see on this pic here I already tried to delete the cache ...
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188 views

Adobe Reader 9.0 will open PDFs in browser with local admin account but not 'regular' user?

Im trying to figure out what permission I am missing to get this to work. Adobe Reader 9.0 allows PDFs to be viewed within an Internet Explorer 8 browsing window. This works perfectly if I sign on ...
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174 views

Any add-in for IE8 to prevent a webmail (Domino Web Access) session from expiring?

I had to switch from the local Lotus Notes client to Domino Web Access, it is extremely annoying me that the webmail session has a timeout of 10 minutes or so, forcing a new login every time I'm not ...
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357 views

IE8 can't download files

We have a windows xp machine running IE8, if it tries to download files the download either sticks @ 0% and nothing happens - no error, no progress bar - as if the download isnt starting at all. ...
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401 views

Unhandled error when opening Internet Explorer 8

I get such an error when I open IE8 in Windows 7 32-bit machine: An unhandled exception ( Unknown runtime error ) occurred in iexplore.exe [4736] and a Microsoft Visual Debugger starts up. Any ...
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Can you specify per program how Internet Explorer handles hyperlinks?

Is there a way to configure Internet Explorer's "Open links from other programs in:" option per program? I'm looking for a way to allow different programs to act differently when clicking ...
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1answer
554 views

Cannot seem to disable ability to view temporary internet files via group policy [closed]

Duplicate on Server Fault: Cannot seem to disable ability to view temporary internet files via group policy Windows XP Pro SP3, IE8 (8.0.6001.18702), within local gpedit.msc I did the below: ...
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What is the default value for Empty Temporary Internet Files when browser is closed in IE8?

We have four different machines that all have "Empty Temporary Internet Files when browser is closed" set to true (checked) in IE8's Internet Options (located under the Security section in the ...
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51 views

Find what pages IE is fetching similar to console in firebug?

Firebug Lite bookmarklet is no help here, on half the pages it doesn't even show up. What I need is basically this: to show what IE is connecting to, because my application is working fine in ...
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1answer
425 views

How can I use Internet Explorer's SearchUrl shortcut (in the address bar)?

Internet Explorer has long had a very useful "hidden feature": a shortcut for quick searches from the address bar, allowing you to use any number of websites as search providers (as described in an ...
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1answer
449 views

What are the advantages of upgrading Internet Explorer if you don't use it?

I don't open Internet Explorer, but I think its code maybe is used in other Windows features, such as desktop gadgets. Will I benefit from upgrading IE8 to IE9 even if I don't use it? Will Windows 7 ...
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Hide tabs for single tab in IE8

I've serached the options menus, and read this question about disabling tabbed browsing, but that's not what I want to do. When there is only 1 tab open in IE8, it still shows as a tab, instead of ...
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231 views

Preview a printed page IE 8

I'm trying to print part of a webpage. To begin with, when I try printing this, (from IE 8), only page one printes, without anything but the header. To get around this issue, I tried printing ...
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IE8 wont display .PNG images

I really don't know how the user managed to do this but for some reason .PNG images are no longer working in IE8. When viewing a page that has .PNG images on it they are just displayed as a little ...
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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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324 views

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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510 views

Internet Explorer 8 suspended and debug command line options

I have Internet Explorer 8 set as my default browser and whenever I start my web application in Visual Studio 2010 with debugging it starts Internet Explorer 8 with the following command line ...
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148 views

Inprivate filtering in IE disables itself

I recentl discovered the built-in ad blocker in IE8, called inprivate filtering. It however disables itself on every IE start. How to enable it permanently?
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554 views

Prevent Internet Explorer 8 from exiting when closing the last tab

Firefox doesn't exit when I close the last tab, just by doing some customization in about:config. But now, my company has to work with some website that only works well on Internet Explorer. I ...
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1answer
274 views

After Update, Internet Explorer has Terrible Formatting, what caused this?

After an automatic security update for Windows XP, Internet Explorer 8 has stopped rendering pages properly. Tables cut off text and images overlap other page content. All drop-down boxes look like ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from IE6 straight to IE8?

I.E will this work? http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=43
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Internet Explorer commandline arguments

I'm trying to run Internet Explorer from a batch file/scheduled task. My batch file contains (in its entirety): cd "%ProgramFiles%\Internet Explore" iexplore.exe http://superuser.com -nohome ...
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Internet Explorer will not open

I recently migrated a company to a Microsoft domain environment, logged the users in under their new domain accounts, and then copied the old profiles to the new profile. I am not sure if that is ...
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Where can I see the Internet Explorer 8 console?

I've read that Internet Explorer 8 has a console. I can't find it, even in Developer Tools. Where can I find it?
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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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How to get IE8 to auto-save downloaded files to a specific directory

I'm primarily a Firefox/Chrome user and I want to get IE8 to exhibit the same behavior of Firefox wherein I can specify that if I download files of type "x" they get auto-saved to the ...
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IE8, Mozilla Firefox, not displaying website icons, links, images. WinXP

After moving to an area my previous internet provider didn't cover and waiting a week for the local internet company to come, they hooked up a new router and after two days, my desktop icons were ...
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IE8 crashes on downloading PNGs

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) is simply refusing to download a PNG image - it just crashes. First, I thought it was the file size, so I saved it as a JPEG, which worked but then IE hung on the rest of ...
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559 views

How do I fix browser icon that remains just like Internet Explorer 8 after installing 9?

I installed Internet Explorer (IE) 9 on my Windows 7 32 bit OS, the installation was successful, but the icon remain same as that of IE 8. How do I fix this?
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Internet Explorer 8 generates huge traffic to macromedia.com every day - why?

Recently I found that my computer started generating much more traffic than usually while my usage patterns haven't changed. I used Net Limiter to monitor traffic and found that huge part of that ...
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How to disable file download popup in Internet Explorer?

I was able to disable file download popup in all popular browsers except Internet Explorer. This is the popup: I thought this would do it, but I still get the popup: Internet Explorer > Tools > ...
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If I install IE9 (RC), will it migrate all the Favourites and Links I currently have in IE8?

I'm really interested in moving to IE9 as my default browser, from IE8. But the only concern I have is that it will lose all my favourites and other bookmarks/links I have. I know that you cannot run ...
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243 views

InPrivate browsing

Is there a way to make IE 8 open in InPrivate browsing mode?
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Win XP IE8 Show blank pages on some the website

When I go onto some of the pages in IE8, I get blank pages. e.g. Windows Update, Google Maps, Adobe Also, when I click on some of the download click I get redirected to same page. I have done this: ...
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Login failed after installing IE8 on Windows XP

I can't login to Windows XP after installing Internet Explorer 8. I installed the software from Microsoft under it prompted me to reboot. After the reboot I'm asked for the user password but the PC ...
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1answer
456 views

How to start Internet Explorer 8 without any bars

At work I use LogMeIn to do remote assistance for our customers. The only thing which is bugging me is that you can switch to fullscreen mode but it doesn't offer to open the remote session in a new ...
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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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Toggle between open Tabs in Internet Explorer

I have multiple tabs open in IE 8 (OS is Windows 7 Home Premium). Let us name the tabs as T1, T2, T3, ... , T7 I am currently on T7. What do I do if I want to toggle between Tab T4 and T7? Alt + ...