Version 9 of Microsoft's web browser. For more general cases, use the tag without a version specific number.

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What technical reason did Microsoft give for no Internet Explorer 9 on Windows XP?

I have the belief that Internet Explorer 9 unable to run on Windows XP is really marketing. But I want to ask you if there really is a technical reason why Microsoft didn't release Internet Explorer 9 ...
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How can I block ads in Internet Explorer?

I am looking for an ad blocker which works both in Internet Explorer 9 and all later versions. What options do I have? I would prefer a solution that works without installing any 3rd party DLLs ...
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How do you disable hotkeys in Internet Explorer 9?

My school is trying to provide HTML5 video to students. The computers are locked down so that nothing can be done except Internet Explorer 9, and even Internet Explorer 9 is locked down with a proxy. ...
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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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How to get the address bar and tabs on a different row in IE9?

Is it possible to change the layout of IE9 in order to have the address bar be longer or on a different row than the page tabs?
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Cannot view browser history in IE9

For some reason IE9 does not store browser history. The problem has existed ever since I upgraded. Despite resetting the IE settings, the problem persists. I do not have "Delete browsing history on ...
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How can I install IE7 or IE8 on a new PC that came with Windows 7 and IE9 installed?

I have Windows 7 with Internet Explorer 9. However, I am trying to find a way to get IE 7 or 8 due to requirements for a job that does no allow IE9. Yet I can find no way to download them, as they do ...
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Do IE standalone-browser still exist (and run on Win 7?)

I need to do some IE 9 testing. The last time I did serious IE testing was back when I was running XP and IE6 standalones. I now have Windows 7 and IE11. Do older IE standalones still exist that will ...
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IE9 websites won't load on Windows 7

I'm pulling my hair out trying to get IE9 to work. I recently started noticing problems with both IE9 (websites that won't load on my machine's IE9, but load fine on another computer's IE9) and my ...
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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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Is there any way to install Internet Explorer 9 on Windows [closed]

Client site has reported one issue on IE9 ... And we don't have Windows 7 or Vista to install it . I have an option to test it on browserstack but its not efficient way to test on IE9 . Is there any ...
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Why is Windows Update trying to install an update I don't need?

I have a Windows 7 system that currently has a single update pending: Windows Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems If I try to install the update, Windows Update will: Create a ...
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How to install a UserScript in Internet Explorer 9? [duplicate]

Is there any way to install a UserScript or GreaseMonkey script in IE9? I know that Trixie used to be able to provide this capability but it doesn't seem to work in IE9 at all.
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Internet Explorer 9 closes immediately on startup

I've just finished installing Internet Explorer 9 on my Windows 7 32-bit machine. It appeared to complete okay, with no errors or warnings in the event logs. However when I try to run Internet ...
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Facebook videos don't play with IE9 & Flash Player

After installing the latest version of Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 9, videos on Facebook don't play. Whenever I try reverting to an older version of Flash Player, I am just forced to ...
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Certificate error with Internet Explorer 9

one of my coworkers installed IE9 on their computer. They are now having trouble accessing some websites that once worked(and still work) in other browsers. One example is this page: ...
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Can I move the tabs into the title bar in Internet Explorer 9?

Internet Explorer 9 has a nice minimalistic arrangement of URL box and tabs. However, when the window is maximized, there is a ugly title bar line on top of the browser: For comparison (Chrome): ...
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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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Babylon can't recognize text on Firefox 4 ~ 8 & 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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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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Adding custom search engines to Internet Explorer 9

How do I add Wikipedia and Google in the search bar in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9? Where in the settings do I add such custom search engines?
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How to “Create Your Own Search Provider” in IE9 and later?

We used to be able to add a custom search provider in Internet Explorer to search any site that put search words in the query string (such as in StackExchange sites). The page where that it was done ...
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TimeZone or DST issue in Win7 or IE9?

Does anyone know about an issue with Windows 7, IE9 and time zones and/or DST (Daylight Time Savings)? I ask, because when we calculate and print the beginning of each month (with javascript) one of ...
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How do I open a blank new window in IE9 instead of a copy of the current window? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get IE8 to open a blank page with CTRL-N? I'm stuck using IE9 at a workstation at work and would like to know what setting do I have to change so that I don't ...
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Opening *.svg with IE9 raises 'Open, Save As' dialog

I am attempting to open an SVG file with Internet Explorer 9 (32-bit). When doing so, I am prompted with the standard Open, Save, Save As dialog. This happens when dropping an SVG file onto IE or ...
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Internet Explorer 9 Tabs Don't Show Content

Okay this is confusing but it is not that i don't see actual tabs but i don't see anything in browser. Take a look at this Here are more details It seems as new tab's window is covered by previous ...
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IE9 windows7 install problems

I've just tried to install IE9 on my windows 7 machine, and I'm having a nightmare. The installation finished, but when I try to run IE9, the window opens, the blue loading circle spins, then the ...