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ClickOnce application periodically fails to start

So, we have a client with a particular LOB application which uses ClickOnce to launch certain features. Every now and then, whenever users try to access these functions (Windows 7, using IE10 or 11, ...
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ieframe.dll cannot do Web Authentication

Some applications in Microsoft Windows, use a DLL named ieframe.dll for some browsing actions (like IE). This file is in %SystemRoot%/System32/ieframe.dll. Some applications need Web Authentication ...
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Block sites with invalid SSL certificate in IE

Is it possible to configure Internet Explorer (version 9 or 10) to completely block sites without valid SSL certificate?
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Unable to continue after certificate error i IE

I am on a closed HP ILO network, and I am trying to access the web interface (https) of a HP c7000 Onboard Administrator (though I do not believe this is an issue specific to the equipment) through ...
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How can I manually pin a URL to the Windows 8 start screen?

The only way I've found so far to pin a URL to the start screen, is to load this URL in Internet Explorer, then click Pin, and Pin to Start. The problem is, it forces me to load the URL, which then ...
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IE can't load embedded swfs on the Internet, but can access them locally

We have two Windows Embedded Standard machines that have suddenly started failing to load embedded swfs over the Internet via IE, but then they're able to load them just fine when the HTML wrappers ...
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How can you go from IE 8.0.7600.16385 to IE 8.0.7601.17514 on Windows 7?

Simple question: How can you upgrade Internet explorer from version 8.0.7600.16385 to version 8.0.7601.17514 on Windows 7? There doesn't seem to be much of an "Update button" anywhere on IE for this ...
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Can’t install IE 10 anymore, after uninstalling IE 11, 10 and 9

For a friend of mine, IE 11 was installed via automatic Windows updates. Unfortunately, the screen reader in use doesn’t support IE 11 (which freezes everytime after starting it), so I wanted to ...
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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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Which of the TLS protocol versions are secured for enabling in Internet Explorer

Which of the versions of the TLS(TLS 1.0,TLS 1.1,TLS 1.2) should be enabled in the Internet Settings of Internet explorer for access of HTTPS sites and secured broswing. Is only one of them enough or ...
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Internet Explorer - various issues with common websites

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit | Dell Core i5 laptop, 4GB RAM Internet Explorer 10 (upgraded to 11 - problem persists) TROUBLESHOOTING: IE 10 - Advanced/Reset/Delete Personal Settings - problem ...
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Internet Explorer 10 freezing when accessing Siebel 7.5

I am seeing a Windows 8 machine running IE 10 which is having issues causing it to get slower and slower and ultimately freeze after trying to access a Siebel 7.5 site. It also hangs when trying to ...
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How to disable so-called »accelerators« in IE 11

Since at least version 8, Internet Explorer has had an unfeature called "accelerators". It becomes manifest when you mark a bit of text on a web page, disrupting useful features such as copy/paste or ...
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How to change what application opens URLs (I cannot “set default browser”)? [duplicate]

I am not able to change my default browser from Internet Explorer to Chrome because my company has internal tools which somehow break if my default browser is not IE. I work for a large company and ...
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“iexplore -exton” command line parameters

How can you enable an extension in IE without the mouse for automation tests? Currently we're using keys to get to the add-ons manager, though we found the command line parameter "iexplore extoff" ...
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Force IE to open local files in the Intranet zone / trusted sites [duplicate]

Is there a way to add all local files (C:\... or file://) to Trusted sites or to be recognized as from the Intranet zone? Inetrnet Explorer (11 if that matters) treats them as being in the Internet ...
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IE11 “This page can't be displayed”

I'm having trouble accessing a site which authenticates via SSL certificate. IE11 installed itself today, now that page says "This page can't be displayed". All add-ons, etc have been disabled.
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How do I subscribe to an RSS FeedBurner feed using Internet Explorer 11?

I can't seem to find a way to subscribe to rss feeds provided by FeedBurner using IE11. Typically a site will have a general "subscribe to feed" link, which IE will recognize, however FeedBurner ...
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Does Windows require IE to access ftp sites?

If I remove Internet Explorer from my computer, can I still access FTP sites using Windows Explorer ?
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Some sounds won't play in IE or Chrome with Creative sound card

Chrome and Internet Explorer don't seem to be able to play sounds in some contexts. However, the problem doesn't happen in Firefox. I haven't noticed any other sound-related problems with the ...
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How to stop IE opening Excel spreadsheets in embedded mode?

When we open an Excel workbook with Internet Explorer (D:\Book1.xlsx in address bar) - IE opens the Excel workbook in embedded mode. It triggers Excel with the following option C:\Program Files ...
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Windows 7, enabeling IE for removal

For a while now, Windows Update has been prompting me to update IE9 to IE10. And every time I turn off my PC, It starts to install that one update wich allways fails. Why does it fail updating IE9? I ...
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IE11 requires itself in order to install?

I saw that IE11 has been released for Windows 7. I opened my Internet Explorer Searched for "download IE11" Went to http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/ie.aspx?q=internet+explorer Select the ...
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Why would Internet Explorer not run in normal user mode, but run in administrative mode?

System is Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit, Internet Explorer 11. I reinstalled my operating system within the last week so there's very little in the way of "extras" on here that could be causing this. The ...
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Keyboard shortcut to move between tab groups in IE

Are there any keyboard shortcuts to navigate between Internet Explorer's tab groups? Such that it's not necessary to CTRL+TAB over all the tabs in a group.
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Unable to install IE11 on Windows 7

Windows 7 64-bit SP1 EN-US - installation package meets all requirements, downloaded and installed all Windows updates. Getting "Internet Explorer did not finish installing" error and link to ...
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RE: Autocomplete in IE & Firefox

How can I completely destroy, kill, and permanently erase the 'Autocomplete' function in such a way that I never have to deal with it again?
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Dual hard drive Windows 7 system, modified the registry to get programs to install on second drive, now IE doesn't work

I have a dual hard drive Windows 7 system, Windows is installed on an SSD (C:) and I modified the registry to try to force programs to install on second HDD drive (another letter). The registry edits ...
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How do I enable LastPass (or any other browser add-on) for a pinned site in Internet Exploer 9, 10, or 11?

I use LastPass for several websites, and in all my browsers I can enable the LastPass toolbar to simplify logging into a website: I also have some pinned sites in IE11. When I open a pinned site ...
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What is the default zoom level for Internet Explorer?

I'm guessing it's going to / might be different for each browser, but for IE 8 and IE 10, does anyone know the default zoom level it is set to when you first install / use the browser?
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how can I start Internet Explorer 10 always in kiosk-mode?

I 'll use a win7 computer as an information terminal. After its startup internet explorer is starting up in kiosk mode with the wanted side. The use of hotkeys like windows button, ctrl c etc is ...
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Why am I getting an IE style DNS error page on Chrome for only one domain?

The site is http://northwestpharmacy.com, and I am only getting this old, IE-style error page on my home computer on all browsers. No other sites are bringing up this page, and even the subdomain of ...
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Security Warning Window in Internet Explorer

I am trying to download file from Internet Explorer 8 and I am using the following URL http://servername:8080/apps/controller?getfile=test.xls I am getting Security Warning window when I click URL, ...
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How do I uninstall skydrive and IE11 from windows 8.1?

You can disable skydrive by going into the registry and disable IE by going into Turn windows features on or off but the thing is that I don't want Skydrive or IE. I want to remove IE and skydrive ...
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Chrome - Why am I automatically authenticated to a web app even after clearing browser cookies?

I am accessing a web application using Chrome. If I sign out of the app and clear all Chrome history/cookies/etc (even Flash cookies which are now handled by Chrome in the same Clear History area) ...
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Under Win8.1, IE always asks me to make it the default browser

I'm using Win8.1 and have set Firefox as default browser, also given all the standards it accepts (via default programs) but when I need to open some site in IE11, it always pesters me with the ...
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How safe/unsafe is this method of disabling the ridiculous “open file - security warning”

I created a vbs file and tried to run it and got the silly warning a bit like I see there are a few solutions to it. One is mentioned here In IE- tools..internet options..security tab..custom ...
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How can I preview the contents of books sold on Amazon in Internet Explorer 10?

I run 64-bit Windows 7 and have both Internet Explorer 10 and a newly-downloaded copy of Google Chrome. I downloaded the latter when I found that I could not look (preview) the contents of books sold ...
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Upgrading to Java 1.7.0_45 Error - Java does not launch

I'm running into an issue where Java will not launch in IE 9. Specifically IE 9.0.8.112.16421 Update Version 9.0.21 I am upgrading from version 1.6, i uninstalled version 1.6 then i installed ...
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Inconsistent options when saving files from Internet Explorer

I have two identical files. stored in two different locations on SharePoint. When I try to download one, I get the options: Open, Save and Cancel. When I try to open the copy in another location, I ...
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IE/Firefox Java Apps Automatically Load Java Homepage

I am at my workplace without admin rights and the help desk is worthless with my problem. Any time I go to a website with a Java applet, the browser automatically navigates away from the page I am to ...
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IE9: How to open Links in new tab, not in a new window?

I have an intranet page with two links that have a target="_blank" option. One of the opens in a new window, the other in a new tab. Why is there a difference? What can I do to open both links in a ...
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How do I force IE to ask for my proxy authentification?

I have just bought a new laptop with Windows 8 and I am having trouble connecting to the internet at my University as it is not prompting me for my user name and password. On my old laptop, the proxy ...
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How to force Internet Explorer to keep its window size when being docked?

Using Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8, the window size is being remembered, when the IE window is not docked/snapped to an edge. As soon as I dock IE to one side of my screen, close it and reopen ...
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Browsers don't respond to Taskbar's context menu

Running Win8.1 RTM with patched-to-current copies of Chrome, IE, and Firefox. Attempting to start any in private/incognito mode by right-clicking and choosing the given context menu item will fail ...
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MS Windows what are the different F5/refresh

I work with a bunch of windows developers and our app is a web application. I was often told I need to "refresh" my windows, and it seems there are many ways to "refresh", and each has a different ...
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Is there a way to keep IE dialog boxes from locking the IE window behind other windows?

I've noticed this annoying behavior since at least IE8. The issue is that when IE opens a modal dialog box (eg, Javascript alert, script error dialog, etc) and the IE window gets pushed behind other ...
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IE10: How to open a new window without duplicating the current page using the keyboard? [duplicate]

I used to use CTRL+N in other browsers like Google Chrome or FireFox to open a new window. However, if I do this in IE10 in my Win7, a new window is opened but the current URL is reopened in this ...
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JavaScript missing in IE10

Here is a related question: Javascript issue & IE10 in Win8 I came to the same issue as him that my Skype isn't working (plus all my Metro apps too). This is very clear to me that IE is somehow ...
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how to prevent third party program installs from changing browser settings without permission

I'm sure everyone knows how it is. You install a third party program and it wants to install 101 'useful' toolbars and change your search and homepage; some even install add-ons that spam you with ...