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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Chrome, Firefox and IE all blank pages

IE, Chrome and Firefox are, no matter what page I go to, coming up blank. No content whatsoever. If you view source in all three browsers it is blank. Yet, if you use Wireshark the appropriate ...
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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, ...
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In IE8, my homepage is redirected by my router to if I don't have a connection. I have to reopen IE to get access. How can I fix this?

I open IE, and the router then redirects to 192.168.0.1 from Google. This is the config page, to try to fix the connection. In time, the connection fixes, but clicking refresh doesn't get me on to ...
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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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Internet Explorer not redirecting HTTP to HTTPS to a specific user

One of our users is trying to access a site that automatically re-directs the HTTP to a HTTPS domain, but it's not happening for her. She just gets a page cannot be displayed. However, if I "run as" ...
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How to save open tabs in IE 8 to favourites using keyboard shortcuts?

I've got like 60 webpages + several tabs in each one open in IE 8 and I want to add them all to favourites without doing each page individually. Is it possible to do with just keyboard shortcuts?
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Youtube asking to update Flash Player?

My friend has IE8. Everytime he opens his IE8 browser to visit youtube.com, this site asks him to update Adobe Flash to the newest version. We uninstall it, reinstall it, reboot windows, installed ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 Exploer 8 - Internet Access Issue

I am using IE8 since last 6 months and its working fine. I am using it by providing proxy server address. Suddenly it started not working today. Strange thing is that it fails to communicate with ...
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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 ...
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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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Internet Explorer and Firefox crash, but Chrome doesn't?

I have a system where either IE 8 or Firefox 3.5 will crash out without any error message, and do this spontaneously after about 1 or 2 minutes of being open. Chrome, however, is stable and doesn't ...
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Favorites features are unresponsive

My Favorites buttons in IE8 has become unresponsive. Nothing hapens if I click Add to favorites, Organize favorites, Add to Favorites field (I don't have the english version of IE so the names might ...
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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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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 hyperlinks. ...
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IE 8 most popular sites on new tab - setting

MY IE 8 most popular sites tab shows nothing. Where can I change the setting?
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internet Explorer 8 manage addon pop disabling

How can I prevent "manage add-on pop up" coming up every time I start IE8. I tried following procedures and nothing helped. Reset IE8 and reinstalled IE8 completely. Disabled all add-on. Is there ...
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IE 8 + cache clearing… IE8 will not load newer versions of a .jpg file

I have put <meta http-equiv="Refresh" content="120"><!-- Should update every 120 seconds--> <meta http-equiv="cache-control" content="no-cache"><!-- prevent caching --> <...
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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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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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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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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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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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Mystery - IE8 losing all cookies randomly for a few users

Our site, which has a few hundred thousand users log in each day, is experiencing a very rare problem where certain IE8 users abruptly lose all their cookies, and therefore are then logged out. ...
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How to make an Active X (control) stay 'enabled'?

I am using internet explorer version 8 with Windows XP. If you go to Tools> Manage Add-ons > Toolbars & Extensions, you see: name, publisher, status. Under status it's either 'enabled' or '...
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Iframe not showing on IE7 and 8?

Iframe not showing on IE7 and 8 on my PC but showing on all other non IE browsers. and working on my friend's IE7 and 8.
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Can we automatically open a second tab with IE8 with another browser (IE6 Virtual)

AT the company I work with they have legacy applications that work only with IE6 with no plan to upgrading them. The company will be rolling out IE8, the solution was to rollout IE6 Virtual (VMWare) ...
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Confirm form resubmission dialog in IE8 doesn't have focus

When the "Confirm form resubmission" dialog comes up (after pressing F5 refresh) in certain sites, I used to just press Enter or the space bar and it would hit enter. In IE8, the dialog box doesn't ...
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What IE8 setting might cause small text to be rendered as normal-sized text (some “minimum font size to display” setting)?

IE8 (on Windows 7) is not rendering the very smallest fonts on our website as small, but rather as normal size (100% of normal text size). However, on a fresh install of Windows 7 (in virtual pc) ...
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IE8 Compatibility View issues

I have the IE7 emulater tag in a jsp layout. But when I bring up the page, it defaults to the IE8 view until the user clicks the Compatibility View button. I don't want the user to have to click the ...
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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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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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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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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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Quickly toggling between Java versions in Internet Explorer 8

I have two web-based applications that are very picky. Both prefer Internet Explorer 8. One site requires Java 6, while the other requires Java 7. Is there a quick way to toggle between Java ...
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Windows Update preventing Internet Explorer 9 to download files from the internet

In the last 2-3 weeks I have been getting this problem where my clients cannot download files from the internet, when they try to download anything from IE 9 they don't even get a "Save As..." screen, ...
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IE 8 and PDF can not load

I have a very strange issue on my website with IE 8 in particular. Smaller size PDF is able to load in IE8, but any pdf that's a bit bigger (around 3mb),simply can not be loaded. It always say ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Citrix. Unsigned Active-X doesnt' work in IE 8

I have unsigned Active-X and web page that contains that. I managed to open the web page in IE 8 on dozen of workstations sucessfully after playing with IE 8 security settings. Active-X works fine. ...
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Windows XP (SP3) & IE8 cannot connect to (Exchange 2003) OWA

Laptop running XP Pro (SP3) updated to IE8. When attempting to connect to OWA (Exchange 2003), IE8 states "unable to display web page". This occurs prior to any sign-in screen. OWA site has been added ...