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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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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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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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 ...
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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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My computer has taskkill.exe and not connecting to Internet

My Acer R 11 has an error message stating that the application was unable to start correctly. It won't let me go online or netflix. How do I fix this problem?
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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 add a local file to trusted zone in IE8?

I want to add a file on my local drive (C:\something.html) to the Trusted Zone in IE8 (my OS is Windows Server 2003). The Add Sites Dialog box, does not seem to take entries for files on the local ...
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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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Getting IBM Host on Demand to work with Internet Explorer 8

How do I get the IBM Host on Demand client to work with Internet Explorer 8? Or do I have to get a newer version (and where) which is compatible with IE8?
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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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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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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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How to fix the IE8 favorites menu (little box icon)?

I'm using Windows XP and Internet Explorer 8, and occasionally one off my favorites (Link) folders will get a very small box in the upper right corner (on the favorites menu drop down itself) and not ...
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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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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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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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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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Does Chrome use a different DNS server from Firefox and IE which use the OS default?

Is the common set up for Chrome that it will use a different DNS server, while Firefox and IE will use the OS networking default? My Chrome (including one on virtual PC) will sometimes show ...
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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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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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How do I reset/permit a previously denied java applet?

I have a customer with a small problem. A few weeks ago when he get on a web page for his job, he clicked denied on the popup window asking for permission for downloading and running a Java applet. ...
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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 do I disable automatic cursor placement in web browsers?

Well, pretty much my question is the title. I use Google Chrome, Chromium, Firefox, and Internet Explorer 8 and was wondering how I could disable the automatic cursor placement when accessing ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...