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Windows 10 screen will not close

I have my e-mail on the screen and it will not function and will not close or even minimize. It will not drag on and will not let anything else appear on the screen including task manager or any ...
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Right-click print does not work on HTML attachments

I have a user who cannot print HTML attachments in Outlook by right-clicking on it and choosing print. At first, it would open the pop-up asking to choose "Open" or "Save" and when he chose "Open", ...
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Opening Google Chrome with macro instead of IE

I have a question regarding a VB macro that opens automatically a file in IE 11. The problem is I cannot get the download prompting to disappear (believe me, I've tried everything from Tools in IE, to ...
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Java Applet not using Proxy Settings

I'm trying to use an in-browser Java applet but despite the webpage loading, the applet fails to load. The applet is hosted on an internal server at another location and is accessed via a website ...
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Disable repeated printer dialog when using drag and drop of HTML files to printer windows

Steps: go to list of Windows printers open the printer queue (list of jobs printing) drag multiple .HTML files to the printer window Expected result: All files are printed without additional ...
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Windows 7 PC, Google blocked. All other sites OK

All google sites seem blocked with "This page can't be displayed" Error. I can ping all the google servers but even trying the IP doesn't work. Same message. I have checked hosts files. I have done ...
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How is it possible to transfer Internet Explorer (11) security settings without registry?

I have set up a PC with Internet Explorer 11 and its security settings to let it work with the customer's Web Application. I now want to transfer these IE settings - mainly security setting - so that ...
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Digital certificate - “A smart card was detected but is not the one required for the current operation”

I need to sign a document digitally on a website using a certificate installed on my computer. When I try to sign I get "A smart card was detected but is not the one required for the current operation"...
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IE Compatibility (Browser) Mode vs Doc Mode

So my understanding of this Microsoft, webpage is that there is a clear difference between browser (or compatibility) mode vs doc mode. So is it a possible that a website that isn't compatible with ...
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IE closes tabs on lock

When I lock my user account and reopen, all Internet Explorer pages are automatically closed. It's only IE, all other applications work fine. What I tried: Temp deleted Reset IE IE upgrade from 8 ...
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Can't load REcaptcha in any of my browsers

I'm having an issue with a computer, for some reason it won't display the REcaptcha, no matter the browser I'm using. I made sure JS is working Java is fully updated Browsers(Chrome, FireFox, IE) ...
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cannot visit google in IE

this started with not being able to access Google Drive...i'm using Windows 8.1 and somehow Internet Explorer 11 won't load google.com, yahoo.com, and a few other sites...Google Chrome works just fine ...
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Windows 10 keeps changing default browser to Explorer at reboot

In Windows 10 (Pro, 1511 build 10586.104), default web browser keeps being reset to Internet Explorer at each reboot (settings > system > default). No matter which other browser is set there, as ...
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Default save location when viewing a PDF from a web page via Internet Explorer

When viewing a PDF from a web page via Internet Explorer, the default save location is the Desktop. Where can I change the default save location?
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Clicking the Internet Explorer icon opens Google Chrome instead

Whenever I click on the Internet Explorer icon, it opens the Google Chrome web browser instead. However, if I right-click the Internet Explorer icon and select "Open New Tab", it will open Internet ...
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ttj.js IE 11 download keeps popping up. Win 7 64 bit machine

I did a search on this and did not any entries on superuser for ttj.js (file) IE 11 download keeps popping up (download manager). Win 7 64 bit machine. I have been researching this and it looks ...
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IE 11 (64bit) redirected to BING and other Home pages after crash-restore.Worked fine before crash

Lenovo Desktop IdeaCentre K430, I5 3350, 12G RAM, Windows 8> 8.1> 10 IE 11 worked perfectly until a crash while transferring files between this computer end a Lenovo Laptop, using memory sticks of ...
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Why Google is no longer working with IE 6.0 SP1 in 2016?

First: I know IE 6 is long dead but I'm using it in a Windows 98 SE virtual machine. This VM is for archival purpose where I archive old Web browsers to share for nostalgia sake. This VM sole reason ...
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How to view source in IE in separate window?

In IE 11 on Win 10 when you View Source by doing Ctrl+U, it opens Developer Tools in a pane below the page, which is not what I want. How do I make it open the source in a new window like it always ...
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Chrome seems to use different DNS than IE 11--is this possible?

I know the question sounds odd. I have both Chrome and IE11. Google is homepage on both. On a fairly regular basis I will type in a search term and Chrome will just hang, usually ending up in some ...
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When I open IE it keeps reverting to an extremely small view

If you hold down the control key and scroll the mouse wheel down until the webpage won't get any smaller, that's how IE keeps looking when I open it. I will make it larger and close and reopen it and ...
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IE 11 Java Issue

I have installed IE11 in my Windows 7 Professional. But IE 11 (64 bit) is not detecting the installed Java, and it always asks me to install the JRE 6 update. In my machine, I have installed JDK 8 ...
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How to use VMware vCloud solely from Google Chrome (including remote console plug-in)

Is there any way/workaround to use vCloud remote console plug-in, also with a newer version of Google Chrome? I've learned that remote console plug-in is not working anymore for Google Chrome for ...
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Batch file/alias/powershell to activate/deactivate IE 11 proxy server

I would like to have a batchfile/cmd alias/powershell command to switch the useage of a proxy server in IE11 on and off, so basically to check/uncheck the following settings: IE->Options->Connections->...
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IE: Difference between “Automatically” fetch newest verison and “Every time I visit”?

In the dialog panel for IE there is a setting for Check for newer versions of stored pages with options: Every time I visit the webpage Every time I start Internet Explorer Automatically Never ...
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Block specific url on all browsers

I have a "kiosk" computer with IE and Chrome installed. With firewall hardware I denied web navigation except for some domains. Now I need to block only a specific section of a site, say www.google....
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Untrusted certificate with Internet Explorer 11

I get "untrusted certificate" errors when opening all https sites in IE 11. I added sites to trusted sites, adjusted date and time, reset IE setting, installed sites' certificates (by click on view ...
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Change div width in style automatically by using angular in IE11

I am making a progress bar using angular directive and css <div counter class="rightProgress" value="top1" to="counter.top1_target"> <div class="progressPink" style="width:{{ top1 }}%">...
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IE11 tries to log on to a website (windows auth) as a different account

In a domain scenario, for testing purposes I was attempting to log onto an internal website with different user credentials. I therefore altered the security zone settings to User Authentication/Log ...
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Localizing SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) in Chrome

We have a report in SSRS that our users open in Chrome. The English version works great. However, we notice that Chrome does not appear to localize the built-in controls when we change the browser ...
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REST request or some other way to send basic authentication without challenge from IE

I am looking for a way to send a GET HTTPS request from Internet Explorer. I need to send basic authentication header even though the server does not challenge for it. This is straightforward with ...
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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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How do I get PDF bookmarks working in all browsers?

I am wondering if anyone can help me with an issue I am having with Chrome and IE. I have a PDF document which has bookmarks on it. I have uploaded the PDF and I have linked a piece of text to this ...
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Why does printing a PDF from my browser via Nitro PDF plugin suddenly come out almost blank?

I have a desktop running Windows7pro and IE11/Firefox have both stopped printing PDFs properly. Whenever I print or look at the print preview, the page that comes out is almost blank. I get the ...
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Simulating the Evernote Web clipper with Edge and OneNote

I used to be a heavy Evernote user. I used the Evernote Web clipper to quickly capture and annotate content from web pages. But now, I am forced to use all things MS. I am on Windows 10, and have both ...
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Lowercase i displays as uppercase i

This is driving me crazy now. Some websites I visit always display the letter i as capital I instead. Even though it is in the middle of a word. See example: This happens both with Chrome and ...
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How to upgrade to Microsoft Edge 13?

I just wanted to try out new features of JavaScript ES6 in Microsoft Edge 13, but the VM downloaded will update Windows, and the Edge is always 20.10240.16384.0 if we go to Settings in Edge and look ...
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View Shadow DOM and Pseudo Elements in Internet Explorer's Dev Tools

Is there any chance to inspect these elements with the Developer Tools? For example with the IE11 on Win8 that I am using right now? Something similar to Chrome would be perfect: In IE11 there is ...
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What is the maximum file size that will be cached by a browser?

Note that I don't mean the maximum size of the browser cache. I mean, what is the maximum size, if any, of individual files that will be cached by the major desktop browsers? Mobile versions optional. ...
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What is the Registry setting to enable protected mode in a specific zone

Okay, now to be clear, I am not talking about enabling or disabling protected mode in general across the board for IE. I am talking about doing so on a per security zone basis using only registry. In ...
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How to have an extension behave like .html in IE?

I'd like to have a custom file extension .test to behave like .html in Internet Explorer. How can I do this (regedit,...) ?
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Internet Explorer event logs missing [duplicate]

I have an issue with Server 2008 and Windows 7 client machines -- the event viewer log for Internet Explorer 10 is empty. I've googled this for the best part of my morning with no joy. Currently ...
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Only IE 11 64 bit is available in Task Manager Instead of Both 64 bit and 32 bit for Windows 7 (64 bit)

Only IE 11 64 bit is available in Task Manager Instead of Both 64 bit and 32 bit for Windows 7 (64 bit) I'm using some applications that need 32 bit variant as well as 64 bit. How can I run 32 bit ...
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Weird font issue in IE and Chorme, but not Firefox, on certain websites

A few sites look really bad when viewed in IE. Can anyone tell what's the cause for this? This specific website uses a font called "Helevetica (Neue)" which we don't have on our systems but why ...
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Internet Explorer Bookmarks Directory

Must be an FAQ but I couldn't find it. I am using Windows 7. I was using IE8 and now use IE11. I would like to search my bookmarks and I think the best way is to use the File Explorer search box. In ...
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Windows Explorer cannot access SharePoint until web login occurs

I can open a SharePoint site in Windows Explorer by navigating to the site using Internet Explorer and clicking Library > Open with Explorer. Then, I can add the site to my Windows Explorer ...
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Get Windows 10 Blank Screen

I am running Windows 7 and have the Get Windows 10 icon show up in my taskbar. When I open it up, I just get a blank screen. That has not been a problem because I have the Windows 10 CD that I was ...
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In Microsoft's Internet Explorer, what does the “Install new versions automatically” checkbox really do?

In Windows 7 SP1, Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11 has a checkbox in the About dialog box labelled "Install new versions automatically". What does this really do? If it is enabled, does it result in ...
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Internet Explorer does not display pages properly: ignoring CSS?

I'm working with a customer who has multiple computers in their domain where Internet Explorer 11 under Windows 7 is unusable. The affected users' browsers seem to be missing many images and aren't ...
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Internet Explorer’s adress bar history list size

For some time I live with strange problem on my PC: when I type previously visited website address in address bar of Internet Explorer 11, I see only 3 alphabetically first results. Screenshot below: ...