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Windows 7 / IE9 - how to block all sites except few?

I'm setting up a PC for a 5-year-old. I want to allow access to the Internet to a handful of sites only. Tried IE Content Advisor, but it doesn't support blocking all (or I missed something) I tried ...
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How to install Java6 add-on for IE9

I have an internal web app I need to test using java 1.6 on Internet Explorer. I installed the java6 jdk but there seems to be no add-on included for IE. I tried the 6 JRE too but nothing shows up in ...
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Where to find Internet Explorer Accelerators after MS decimated IE Gallery

Microsoft recently stripped most of the selection at the Internet Explorer Gallery leaving only a handful of Tracking Protection List (TPL) and Search Provider add-ons, but zero Accelerators. Anyone ...
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Will IE9 run on Windows 10?

I need to install IE9 on Windows 10, but cannot. I keep getting a message "Internet Explorer 9 is already installed on this system". I found an article on how to downgrade from IE10 TO IE9, but it ...
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How can I install Internet Explorer 32bit in Windows 64bit?

I have laptop with Windows 7 professional 64 bit. Straight after installation, I removed all software I was not going to use, including Internet Explorer. Now I need to use IE, and what's more - I ...
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Babylon can't recognize text on Firefox & IE 9

Before I upgraded to Firefox 4 & IE 9, Babylon was succesfully recognizing text on those browsers. After the upgrade, it cannot recognize text anymore. I've played with the OCR Optimization in the ...
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Can't open http://www.fictionmania.tv/enter.html [closed]

I am not sure if I am on the correct site but I am at my wits end not being able to read stories from this site: - http://www.fictionmania.tv/enter.html I last entered and read from this site 12/04/...
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How to remove side panel from opening by default on Adobe Reader in IE9?

In Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, IE9, does anyone know how to remove side panel from opening by default? <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <html> ...
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What rules apply when IE9 decides how to open popups?

I found that when the default popup option: let internet explorer decide how pop-ups should open is checked, IE9 opens some popups in new tab and others in a new Window... Sounds coherent to the ...
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IE9 will not navigate to some websites but Google Chrome can

Was recommended by a friend to ask for help here. I am using Internet Explorer 9. As of two days ago I was suddenly unable to navigate to any part of the following websites: www....
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Zoom in/out in a WebBrowser control hosted in a WPF application

I am suffering from a strange scroll-behaviour in a webbrowser control, hosted in a WPF application. This is IE9. Using Ctrl-Scroll I zoom in, e.g. two clicks. Then using Ctrl-Scroll in the opposite ...
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Equivalent to “Stylish” plug-in for IE 9

The stylish addon for Firefox allows you to: easily install themes and skins for Google, Facebook, YouTube, Orkut, and many, many other sites. You can even customize Firefox and other programs ...
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IE9 not prompting to save downloaded CSV file, opens in Excel

I am accessing a website that generates CSV files when I click a "download" link. Instead of prompting to "save or open", IE 9 is going right ahead and trying to open the returned file in Excel. Since ...
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Internet Explorer 9 will not accept cookies from Intranet sites?

My IE9 (Win 7, 64bit) refuses to accept cookies from Intranet sites. If I use the "full" name of the server, it will accept cookies. For instance, if the server is called "server1" and has a full ...
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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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Favorites in Internet Explorer won't take me to location

Specs: Windows 7 x64 IE 9 (using x86 version) For some reason, whenever I click on a .url file, it will not take me to the destination. It doesn't even open a blank tab. It doesn't do anything. All ...
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IE9 stick favourites panel to left side

IE8 used to have the favourites panel on the left side, now IE9 has moved it to the right side. There is a button that moves it to the left side, but the settings does not persist. After you close the ...
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Internet Explorer 9 uneven letter spacing

I am installing my new PC with Windows 7 Home Premium. Explorer 9 displays text funnily on my Samsung 27-inch monitor: some (apparently random) letters are separated by larger spaces than they should. ...
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Disable Java version out of date prompt

We are running IE9 and Java 1.7 Update 51 (WIN7) in our environment and I am having a heck of a time getting rid of the following popup. Since update 55 was released, users get the following prompt ...
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How to run IE10 and IE9 simultaneously on Windows 7 without using VMs?

Now that it's possible, I'd like to install IE10 on my Win7 machine. However, I need to continue to run IE9 for testing purposes. Has anyone figured out a way to do this without using the VMs? For ...
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IE9 randomly blocks the cursor from moving up a row in text boxes on wikis

Ever since "upgrading" to IE9, I've been having a super-annoying and very inconsistent problem. While editing wikis, every now and then, I can't move the cursor to the previous row. Pressing the up ...
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How to modify the language used by the Google Search Engine on IE 9.0?

I would like to know how we can modify the settings of the Google Search Engine used in Internet Explorer 9.0 to force to use a specific language. Our problem is the following: as it uses geolocation ...
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How to reset IE9

There is a Reset button in IE in Tools-> Internet Options-> Advanced Tab. The problem is, when the button is pushed, it says that all IE windows and programs should be closed. Since the Internet ...
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IE9 download bar vs download dialog

Sometimes when I download something in IE9, I get this download bar And sometimes I get this dialog Can I force IE to use one or the other? I would like to have only the dialog if possible.
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How to get IE to open JavaScript as text

I am running IE 9. Up until last week sometime, if I would put the URL of a JavaScript file in the address bar, it would show the JavaScript as text in the browser window. Now when I do that, it wants ...
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Internet Explorer 9 cannot display the webpage Error for few users

Some of my site users having problem when accessing via in Internet Explorer 9 (my site supports only IE9) . My website (sub.example.com) is developed using ASP.net and it is the sub-domain of example....
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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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Set Internet Explorer 10 to always open in IE9 browsing mode in windows 7

I have many clients who are getting IE10 via Windows Update and cant view websites properly. I have set some of them to use compatibility mode, but this still doesn't work since it is still using ...
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Downloaded IE 11 but still running IE 9

I have IE9 installed on my computer; thus, I cannot do everything I would like on my computer. My computer has had numerous issues and will not install IE11 by it's one-week shutdown to download ...
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How does Chrome/Firefox/ie10+ handle cross protocol HTTP requests?

I've been writing a webpage that makes use of an online API that only outputs JSON, and is only served from an SSL server. (It's the Eventbrite API). And my personal web server does not support SSL. ...
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Internet Explorer 9 Installer for Windows 7 x64

As part of my standard troubleshooting for a user's issue with a webapp, I uninstalled their version of IE9 x64 by locating the original update in Windows Updates. Now I can't seem to find an ...
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Certificate errors don't offer the option to “continue to website (not recommended)”

I'm using IE9 and trying to access a trusted page with an security certificate not from a trusted authority. I know I can permanently add the certificate once I access the page. The trouble is, ...
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Make Internet Explorer 9 open pages serving eml files with mail desktop client

The context is the following one : Users can open eml files from explorer with desktop client (like lotus notes) When the eml file is opened from the website this response header : Content-Type: ...
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How to change browser mode in IE9 permanently?

How can I change the browser mode in IE9 permanently, like for example to IE7? Currently, this change is only temporary and whenever you open a new window, you have to go to the developer mode to ...
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Is there a way to make Internet Explorer 9 always prompt for download location?

Almost every time I download a file, I want to specify where it goes. The default IE9 Save button doesn't ask. Instead, I have to click the drop-down arrow next to it, then choose Save as. Is there a ...
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Upgrade to IE 11 successful, but still at IE 9

For several months now I have been trying to upgrade IE 9 to IE 11 on my Windows 7 system. The upgrade to 11 seems to go fine (based on IE11_main.log), but IE 9 comes up when I click on the IE icon. ...
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Turning off Compatibility View via Registry

I would like to turn off Compatibility Mode for IE. I do not want to disable it. For example, setting the following key to 9999. REG ADD "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\...
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IE7 Pro Plug-in w/ IE9: Where's my IE7 Pro options icon? Used to be in the status bar

Back when I had IE7 and IE8, the IE7 Pro options icon would show on the right side of my browser's status bar. This icon would expose additional options not available by the regular menu, options ...
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How to disable Protected Mode in Internet Explorer 9?

I need to disable Protected Mode for the Local Intranet in Internet Explorer 9. So I go into Wrench/Internet Options/Security Tab/click on Local Intranet. The Enable Protected Mode checkbox is ...
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What version of Internet Explorer should I install?

I have a Dell Inspiron 530 computer - 7 years old but still works fine, dual core, running Windows Vista Home Premium, 32 bit, service pack 1 & 2 are both installed. I'm using Internet Explorer 8 ...
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Is there any complete standalone installer for IE-9 which don't use internet to install?

I tried to find this but still not success. I'm searching a complete offline installers for Windows-7 of IE-9 which should not check for updates to install. If anyone knows please help me to sort out ...
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Group IE tabs into one taskbar icon?

I like that in Chrome, no matter how many tabs you have open, there is only 1 singular icon on the taskbar. Naturally, IE displays an icon per tab open instead. Is there a way to change this on ...
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Touch gestures in IE not working without explorer.exe being run once

Edit: Rephrasing my question: Upon further troubleshooting, I can conclude that: Touch gestures (dragging, pinch to zoom, touch-and-hold right click) in Internet Explorer start to work when: The ...
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stop ie from closing when draging out a shortcut

I mostly use Firefox but at work all their stuff is setup to use IE and I can't change that. so I'm stuck with using IE and I've noticed one uber annoying thing it does. so I've got several tabs open ...
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In internet Explorer 9 and Hotmail, is there a way to open an HTML attachment directly?

I just ran the updates on a Windows PC, and Internet Explorer 9 was installed. Now the user has lost the option to open HTML attachments in Hotmail. Other attachments provide an option to open, but ...
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How to get IE9 settings from client (how to export IE9 settings)?

After some googling online, I found a post here on SO that I thought would help me (http://stackoverflow.com/a/4940884/336384). Unfortunately, the instructions didn't match what I saw. In Windows 7 ...
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Where does Internet Explorer (IE9) store the URLs of the tabs in the current session

Let's say that you open an Internet Explorer (IE9) window and open a few tabs to various URLs. Then while this is open IE crashes for some reason (or if you use Taskmgr.exe to kill the IE process). ...
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Amazon Instant video not working because HDCP

I am trying to watch a show on my laptop with Amazon Instant video but it is telling my that my PC does not support HDCP. I'm running windows at 1920x1080 just fine. My laptop has a GTX 470m and a ...
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Can't install ie updates on Vista?

I have a laptop running Vista that I use for work and I always installed updates as they were available until a couple of years ago when I found I couldn't access some equipment I had installed on a ...
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Trouble with certificate checking on a closed network

I'm managing a Active Directory domain with about a hundred Windows 7 clients running IE9. The network does not have access to the Internet, but do have the ability to access a vendor web application. ...