0
votes
1answer
62 views

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. ...
1
vote
3answers
50 views

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?
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
921 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
387 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 ...
0
votes
2answers
744 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
426 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
931 views

Internet Explorer 8 Settings File Location

I frequently use a web site which has been designed specifically for Internet Explorer 8. What's more, I need to adjust a few dozen settings in IE8 for the site to function correctly. The problem is ...
0
votes
1answer
223 views

How can I get IE10/IE8 to pass “alt-d” through to the webpage?

My primary mode of operation at work involves using an ancient piece of browser-based software that provides keyboard shortcuts through accessKey="D"-style attributes on HTML form inputs. Of the few ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

How can I go back to IE8 without major system changes on Windows 7 SP1?

I am a consultant and for that reason, I need to use VPN to do work for customers often. However, after having upgraded to IE10 recently, I am unable to connect to their system. They only support ...
0
votes
0answers
123 views

install Norwegian Internet explorer 8 on English windows 7

I have a computer with Windows 7, 32 bit English version and IE8 English version. I need to have a computer with Windows 7 English and IE8 Norwegian version. My computer is not connected to the ...
1
vote
2answers
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 ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Internet Explorer 8 – icons on Favourite Bar is not full colours

Some of my icons on the Favourite Bar are stuck in 256 colours. I have even rebooted, cleared the IE cache, run CCleaner, etc. but still no changes. This happened when I remote controlled my Windows 7 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to pin sites to the taskbar in Windows 7 with Internet Explorer 8?

How can I pin any site to IE8 icon in the Windows 7 taskbar?
0
votes
1answer
141 views

IE8 tabs are shown as separate windows when switching between windows using Alt+Tab

When I open 2 tabs in Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7, they are visible as 2 IE windows when doing Alt+Tab. I want it to behave more like Chrome or Firefox - when I open 2 tabs in Chrome I can only ...
2
votes
0answers
85 views

Adobe Reader X is displaying incorrect data

Recently in our organization we moved to Adobe Reader X 10.1.2. We have a web application that displays data in pdf format in IE8 on Windows 7 SP1 64-bit PC. We started observing that the same data is ...
0
votes
1answer
599 views

IE8 will not load certain sites

I have an issue with our corporate build whereby a select few websites (unfortunately I cannot name them) are causing problems because they simply will not load. There are no error messages we simply ...
2
votes
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 ...
0
votes
2answers
933 views

What is wrong with my Internet Explorer?

I have a brand new laptop, Intel Core i5 CPU, 8 GB ram, running 64-bit Windows 7. It came with IE 9, which locked up 50% of the time. I eliminated Silverlight, thinking that could cause some ...
0
votes
2answers
335 views

What is a causing dramatic slow down for a Web App on some computers?

We are looking at rolling out a new GIS web app (served up from servers on our network) but we are having issues with the apps speed on certain PCs. In our testing we identified two physically ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Firefox does not play .AVI video but Internet Explorer does

I have a new PC running Windows 7 and Office 2010. My default browser is Firefox. I also have a website that was produced entirely in-house and is hosted by one.com (genesiswatchmaking.co.uk). On the ...
5
votes
3answers
537 views

Simplest technique to collect text from websites into a program/single document?

I'm having trouble finding an efficient way to gather info I find while researching a particular topic on the web. First, I used to hightlight pieces of information and paste into Word but that ...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

Pinned Websites with Windows7 / IE8

Internet Explorer 9 introduced the feature of pinned Websites (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/pin-a-website-to-your-taskbar) Is there any possibility to have the same effect with IE8?
1
vote
0answers
673 views

Windows 7 crashes with Nvidia 9800 GTX and Flash

I have an Intel Quad Core Workstation that I used to use for high end games and Hyper-V servers. It has an Nvidia 9800 GTX graphics card. (Driver version 280.26) The workstation has 8GB of RAM. It ...
0
votes
1answer
510 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
823 views

How can I give a VBS script access to run without opening a security hole in IE?

I'm currently working on an application that basically sits on top of IE. This program is used on Windows XP and Windows 7 laptops in police cars. The program has a number of VB scripts that run, ...
1
vote
1answer
232 views

Why are favorites in Windows 7 Internet Explorer 8 the start menu All Programs links?

When I open my favorites in IE8 on Win7 64 bit, all the folders and programs from Start Menu -> All Programs are listed - why? And is there a way to fix this? I don't really want or need to open up ...
2
votes
0answers
119 views

I installed IE 64bit from this site, now I'm running IE9 and can't get rid of IE 64bit, help!

I found this site when I upgraded my desktop pc to 64bit from the 32bit it came installed with. I then downloaded windows 8 for 64bit at the time, and found it caused me more problems than it did ...
5
votes
2answers
21k views

Downgrade from IE9 to IE8 on Windows 7

I upgraded my IE version to IE 9 in Windows 7 Enterprise. When I felt some compatibility issue with a web application that I created, I turned off the IE 9. Now I have to install the previous version ...
0
votes
1answer
6k views

How to allow to access only a list of certain sites in IE

Possible Duplicate: How do I restrict certains sites in IE ? I have a few tens of laptops and I need to restrict the Internet access on those laptops and allow only a few certain sites. I ...
1
vote
0answers
538 views

Adobe Reader IE8 plugin fails with blank dialog

In Windows 7, when Abode Reader plugin attempts to open web documents in IE8, sometimes a blank dialog box appears and the document fails to open. This issue has been discussed on other forums, e.g., ...
1
vote
1answer
262 views

Spybot S&D finds Windows7 IE8 cookies that I can't find any other way. Where are they?

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium with IE8 (tried IE9 -- hated it.) From the C:\ directory I can do dir username@*.txt /s and find a lot of cookies in ...
1
vote
1answer
998 views

Shortcut to toggle Internet Explorer 8 Protected Mode On/Off

We have to use an intranet page that uses an annoying Post button with a mailto action to send some form data to another group in our company. This action won't work properly with IE8 unless we ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Option to open websites from explorer in a new window instead of a new tab

Is there an option in control panel or a registry-setting, that lets windows explorer open requests for websites in a new internet-explorer-window instead of a new tab in an existing ...
1
vote
0answers
707 views

IE8 and certificate issues following Service Pack 1 install on Windows 7

When trying to open Internet Explorer 8 under a different user account, I get the following error: There is a problem with this website's security certificate. I found this post which describes ...
1
vote
0answers
833 views

OWA on IE8 cannot access local shared folder, error “network access is denied”

Here's the setup: I'm connecting to an exchange server via OWA (Outlook Web Access) in IE 8 on Windows 7. Everything works as it is supposed to, except that I cannot access a local shared drive when ...
1
vote
2answers
640 views

Where is Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7 available?

I have looked for internet explorer version 8 for windows 7 everywhere on the internet. I am surprised to find that the download page for windows explorer 8 does not list windows 7 as one of the OS ...
0
votes
3answers
4k views

Change Internet Explorer's interface

I don't like Internet Explorer 8's default interface. Does IE8 on Windows 7 support any sort of user-created themes or skins?
0
votes
1answer
72 views

How to diagnose and fix an unkillable IE tab?

I've used Windows for years. IE has generally been rock solid, though a bit slower than Firefox on Javascript-heavy webpages. I now have a Dell laptop running Windows 7 Home Basic. From time to ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Internet Explorer 8 x64 on windows 7

I have windows 7 x64 with 32-bit IE 8 installed. I want to upgrade to x64 edition of IE, but can't find it. There are only links to IE 8 x64 for Vista but I get an error when try to install it, ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How to set the rendering mode of IE8 permanently to IE7?

Currently when I want to check how web pages look and behave in IE7, I switch the rendering mode of Internet Explorer 8 to IE7 under "Developer Tools". Unfortunately this procedure needs to be ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Force applications to open in the foreground when launched from iexplore

I have a slight problem with my project I've working on... I have replaced explorer with iexplore in kiosk mode. iexplore loads a speeddial type of webpage for a set of windows programs. I launch ...
1
vote
0answers
311 views

Windows 7 x64 Internet Explorer 8 Speed Problem when using interface

I just reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on my laptop as my hard disk was giving me some I/O errors so I wanted to format it and start over. After the whole intall process was completed I was left ...
3
votes
2answers
7k views

IE8 can't open any secure (https://) sites

This is weird. I can't even access paypal.com, it simply says "Internet explorer cannot display this webpage", as if it couldn't locate it. Yet, I get to it just fine in chrome. I have even gone to ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

IE8 Stopped Keeping History

Like the title says, apparently my IE8 has stopped keeping the history of pages I've visited. I've searched SU and Google and can't find anything that seems to describe what I'm seeing. I have IE set ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Install IE8 Add-on in Windows 7 from .cab file

I have an Internet Explorer add-on that is a .cab file which contains a .dll and a .inf. Does anyone know how I can install this as an IE add-on? I've tried the most obvious: drag-and-drop, extracting ...
3
votes
5answers
2k views

JavaScript not working locally in any browser

I am operating on Windows7 with IE8, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and Opera. JavaScript will work on the live site but it won't work on any local site I am testing in any browser. I don't get an ...
0
votes
1answer
652 views

Windows 7 - User profile corrupted?

Not sure if this is related to user profile corruption but I logged in today into my system and I saw 2 weird things... my IE8 icon has changed to a standard icon and if I right click on my computer ...
0
votes
2answers
119 views

Search result orientation when using IE8

I am from Israel and have Windows 7 64 bit professional english edition. When I do a search using Google as the search provider in IE8 (search input windows at the top right corner) I get the results ...