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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Cannot download from Internet Explorer 8

I am not able to download from IE8 and the message as described in the image above pops up. I've searched a lot and learnt that it's something to do with the Hkey values, but not exactly found a ...
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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 help!...
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Two Microsoft Internet Explorers - 64 bits

I just bought a new laptop. I have two Microsoft Internet Explorers installed : Internet Explorer and Internet Explorer (64 bits). What's the difference ? Is it a problem to have the two installed ? ...
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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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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 (...
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internet explorer 9 slow on some intranet websites

It seems we found some problems recently with some of our intranet websites. When the page loads on one computer with IE9 the rendering is very slow (more than 2 minutes). If the page is loaded with ...
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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 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 know ...
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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., ...
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Code formated with pre tag copy/paste problem

I have created a blog on Blogger and would like to display some short code snippets in my posts. I used pre tag with some simple formatting (no syntax highlighting). When displayed in browser code ...
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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 C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\...
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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 preference-...
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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 ...
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Greasemonkey for IE (8)? [closed]

I've been searching some of the morning today and am unable to find a 'Greasemonkey' type program for IE8. I have a horrendous 'Incident Monitor' ticket app at my company and it looks like it was ...
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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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In IE8 and IE9, opening links in new tabs does not work properly

When I attempt to open links in IE8 on a Windows 7 PC the tab launches but the web page does not open. This has only started happening in the last week and no obvious software changes have been made. ...
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Add Bookmark to IE8 from Link (page not opened)

I can't seem to find a way to add a bookmark in IE8 from a link. I've generated links for an inhouse project that contain the username and password. Once the URL is called they are redirected to ...
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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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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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Remove menu bar from IE8 or just disable copy and paste

How do I remove the menu bar from IE 8 for the student account? Or even just the Edit menu, or just eliminate the ability to copy and paste? I'm using Windows Steady State to configure student ...
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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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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 internet-explorer-...
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Assign a download folder in IE8?

is it possible to define the download directory in Internet Explorer 8? I can't find this basic browser option!
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Logging out of one application causes sessions to be destroyed in all other web applications -How to Fix?

I have two web applications deployed in a corporate environment on IE6/8: App A uses smart card authentication, App B is just standard authentication When App A logs out/de-authenticates, it seems to ...
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How can we resume a download even if the link cannot be resumed?

When am downloading any link that's cannot be resumed, if my Internet connection gets disconnected then download link stops working. What can I do to resume the download from the link?
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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 ...
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Running more than 30 IE8 sessions with -nomerge

I am trying to load test a web app that uses cookies to track sessions by using the -nomerge switch on IE8 to allow multiple distinct sessions on a single machine. I want to run about 50 sessions on a ...
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Internet Explorer 8 Viewing PDF files vs saving them

I have a user asking about viewing PDF files in Internet Explorer. When she clicks the file link on a website, IE prompts her to save the file, which she then has to open to read. What she's not ...
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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 -> menu ...
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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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InPrivate browsing

Is there a way to make IE 8 open in InPrivate browsing mode?
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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 ...
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internet explorer caret browsing gets enable after every refresh

i don't know what happend but on every window/tab i open, and on every refresh or link clicked- the caret browsing gets enabled automaticly what is the solution for this? --FIXED-- i enabled all ...
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Why is Internet Explorer 8 still accepting cookies?

In my Internet Options -> Privacy, I have the setting set to Block All Cookies. However, when I run my website which will attempt to write out and then read a cookie to test whether the user has ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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?
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Script Error when trying to print a page from IE8

Get the following "Internet Explorer Script Error" when trying to print from IE8 on XP SP3: ! An error has occurred in the script on this page Line: 291 Char: 1 Error: The specified module could ...
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How to save User Credentials when using VPN?

I connect to my office VPN through my personal laptop. Now when I try to open an intranet site while still connected to the VPN, the Enter Credentials dialog box pops up. It has a check box to save ...
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IE8 - Can't add sites to favorites bar

I can't add new sites to IE8 Favorites Bar anymore. I can remove already existing sites from the Favorites bar without any problems. It was working before but I can't quite pinpoint the moment when it ...
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how to get rid of certificate error: navigation blocked in ie8

when I access our intranet via https I get this "certificate error: navigation blocked" error in IE8 on Windows XP SP3. I can click Continue to this website (not recommended). but I use IE for ...
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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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Selectively Remove Auto Complete Entries from Internet Explorer

I use Windows XP with IE 8. When I try to access GMail (or any other site for that matter), the Auto Complete feature shows the list of username and on select of that, it auto-completes the password ...
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Internet Explorer prints HTML instead of the web page

I have problem printing web pages using Internet Explorer 8. Instead of printing the page, it prints HTML code instead. Does anyone know how to solve this problem? I'm using Windows 7 x64.
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Show Toolbar in Internet Explorer Pop-ups

I know that its possible to open a "bare" (e.g. no toolbars) popup window using Javascript. I also know that other browsers, such as Chrome, allow the user to override the developer's preference and ...
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Using Adblock IE

Does anyone know how to make Adblock IE work? I installed it, and then...nothing. How do I get it to block ads? I'm using Internet Explorer 8. Adblock IE: http://adblockie.codeplex.com/ Thanks.
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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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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 ...