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 do you turn off IE 8 from searching on a bad url?

I hate it when I type or paste a bad url, and instead of just a 404 page coming up, which would allow me to modify the url, a search page comes up trying to search on the bad url. How do I disable ...
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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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Internet Explorer 8 - Maximum number of links in the Favorites Bar

I have a user who used to use the Links Bar in previous versions of Internet Explorer. When he upgraded to IE8, he now has a ton of links in his Favorites Bar since they've done away with the Links ...
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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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Make IE stop asking me to install adobe flash player

I don't have adobe flash player installed, and don't miss the flashing ads a bit. The only thing that annoys me: IE8 keeps asking me "this web site wants to install Adobe Flash Player", and I want to ...
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mshtml.dll latest version for Internet Explorer 8, Windows XP Service Pack 3

Many applications in my system (Internet Explorer 8, Yahoo Messenger, Skype 10) are crashing and error details shows module name mshtml.dll. I checked the version of mshtml.dll in system32 folder. It ...
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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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Internet Explorer doesn't remember SharePoint password on saving

I am connecting to a SharePoint hosted site outside of my intranet through Internet Explorer 8. While accessing the site, I am required to provide user name and password with an option to remember the ...
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Missing the “add tab group to favorites ” option in IE8

I have internet options selected for quick tabs and tab groups in settings, IE8 WIndows XP. I can open a list of favorites from the menu using the blue arrow as a tab group. I can then use the quick ...
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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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Can we disable tabs in IE8?

IE7 allows to disable tabs to retain the single window working functionality as in IE6. Can we do the same in IE8? Can we disable tabbed browsing in IE8?
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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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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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What's IE8 equivalent of Chrome and Firefox/Firebug inspect element?

I'm currently having some issue for my web app in IE8 only. Does anyone know if there's an IE plugin which is similar to Chrome or Firefox/Firebug inspect element?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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Shortcut for maximizing IE 8 windows?

My IE pages never open at maximum and having to click the "Max" button on 60 windows is hand-weary. Any shortcut to maximizing? Also, if the computer crashes and I resume the session every window ...
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Why does IE8 corrupt some zip files I download?

For some reason, when I download zip files with IE8, I get Folder is invalid or corrupted. But while downloading with Firefox or Chrome, I can open the file. Is there a fix for this?
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How to delete all RSS feeds in IE at once?

I'm using Windows 7, IE8. Over the time, I've added many RSS feeds to IE. I now want to delete all of them at once and start over. Is there a quick and easy way to accomplish that? I hate having to ...
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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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Explorer.EXE ordinal 423 not found in urlmon.dll after updates/IE8 install

Setting up a brand new Dell Optiplex 980 with Windows XP SP3, and everything started up fine on the first boot. My first task was to install system updates, including IE8 and WGA. After the required ...
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In Windows XP, how may I change the default browser from chrome to IE on the command line, without admin privs?

Situation: 1. Need to Set the default browser to IE via cmd(problem) 2. Need to do a Citrix login via IE(amounts to loading a url) because it wont run in Google Chrome 3. then set default ...
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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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Changed my mind - I WANT IE to remember my password

Question from one of the sales guys and I don't have a ready answer for him.. You know how IE8, by default, offers to save passwords? Right after submitting username and password it prompts with "Do ...
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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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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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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 do I reset the “Close this dialogue box when download completes” checkbox in Internet Explorer?

How do I reset (to the default setting - unchecked), the Close this dialogue box when download completes checkbox in Internet Explorer? The problem is that the internet connection we have is so fast ...
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IE8 Printing Issue - Shrink to Fit is not Shrinking, right side getting hacked

I'm having this problem in a Sharepoint Extranet site. Several long/wide forms and grids are getting their right sides hacked off when printed. In IE7, Shrink to Fit solves this problem. However in ...
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How to open multiple tabs in IE8 from the command prompt?

What command line options can I use for opening multiple tabs in IE 8 from the command prompt or a .bat file? I've tried the URLs separated by "", commas, <> and |, but nothing has worked.
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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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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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Increasing Java Heap Space causes IE 8 to freeze

I am running a large applet that performs better if the Java heap space is increased to 300m. I adjusted the heap space in the java control panel utility as I usually do and restart IE 8. This ...
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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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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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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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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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Prevent new window opening at Internet Explorer bookmarks toolbar

There is a computer with Internet Explorer 8, Tabs are disabled completely. When the bookmarks on bookmark toolbar is clicked, they are opened in a new window. The need is; they should open in the ...
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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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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 – 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 ...
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Security warning in IE for non-secure content

I'm faced with strange behaviour in IE8. There is an HTTPS web page which contains an IFrame pointing to non-secure page. When I receive a security warning from IE, if I choose "Yes", I see ...
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Install Adobe Flash 64-bit in IE8 on W2K8 R2

The situation. The BBC iPlayer worked in IE8 before I upgraded to W2K8 R2. The BBC iPlayer works in Mozilla now! In IE8 the iPlayer tells me to get Adobe flash, when I go to the Adobe site I get ...
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Where is “Browse in same window” in Windows 7

How in the world do you configure IE8 to NOT open excel documents in its window. There was a setting ("Browse in same window") in XP under Folder Options > File Types where you could specify the ...
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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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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. ...