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Wndows 7, 64 bit xampplite 1.7.3 won't work with IE but works with Chrome

I need to be able to use Xampplite with IE, however I can only use it with Chrome. I haven't set up any password and Chrome lets me go straight in. The messeage I get with IE is: mysql said: ...
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Internet Explorer doesn't preserve cache when forced to

I need to edit an .swf file, cached by Internet Explore (IE version doens't matter), so that when a certain website opens, IE should use the cached file, instead of the newer one. I disabled checking ...
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Ctrl+0 for my own default zoom level for IE?

I would like to assign Ctrl+0 to my own default zoom level in Internet Explorer 11. How can I do this?
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How to open internet explorer in “desktop mode” and not the “windows UI mode” in windows 8.1

Just needed a new laptop and windows 8 came with it.. One of the issues we're frustrated most about is those applications that open in de "windows ui" mode (formerly known as metro-style). Such as ...
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Apache 2.4 localhost very slow and unpredictable

Every so often, in other words intermittently, Chrome, FireFox and IE hang for a long time or sometimes forever and don't display, or don't fully display, a localhost page. A simple test.htm page can ...
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Set proxy settings and proxy authentication

I've asked this question on StackOverflow but it's not getting lots of attention, I thought it would be better to port it here: I'm new to PowerShell, and I'm tired of changing proxy settings and ...
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How to make IE look like Mozilla Firefox in taskbar? [duplicate]

Whenever more than one tabs are opened in IE, the task bar shows all the tabs. But, in the case of Mozilla Firefox, the task bar shows like there is only one tab opened. I want know if there is a way ...
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IE E-Mail Picture via Outlook, embed picture rather than attaching

From within Internet Explorer, you can right click on a picture and get the option "E-Mail Picture...", which opens a dialog and attaches the (optionally resized) picture to a new Outlook e-mail. Is ...
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How to apply zoom-in only to a specific website (not all websites) - Internet Explorer

Is there a way I can apply zoom-in to a particular website (i.e. to not apply the adjusted zoom to all websites, just like Google Chrome does). I prefer Internet Explorer for reading content online ...
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Inject script on every page in IE11/Windows RT 8.1?

I want to automatically load myScript.js in every web page visited in IE11 on Windows RT 8.1. I've read that BHOs and toolbars are not possible on Windows RT. How else can I accomplish this? Thanks ...
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Firefox and Internet Explorer display garbage instead of a specific site

I've got a really weird problem. I often use a specific site, namely www.wunderground.com. For some time, however, both Firefox and Internet Explorer display weird characters whenever I try to open ...
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How to close a browser window open by a scheduled task in Windows

I have some scheduled tasks that opens IE Windows on the background to execute periodic routines. The problem is, as the day goes on, several IE instances are left executing on the background and ...
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Plug in doesn't work in IE 11 on Win7 64bit

I have three browsers, Chrome, Firefox and IE11. Last pass works as expected on Chrome and FF but not on IE 11. It is as if it isn't even installed. I have re-installed Lastpass several time, ...
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How to transfer Google Chrome history to IE?

I switched to Google Chrome for about two months to try it out (on Windows 8.1) and now I am switching back to IE. I can't be opening up Chrome every time I need to access my history. I also get ...
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Why does IE8 running on XP and Win7 Virtual Machine deletes the history while browsing the same site with javascript routing?

I am using sammy.js with my asp.net mvc web application for client-side routing so as to provide single page user experience. I have created a demo application which works fine in IE9+ and other ...
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What's the logic behind the “W” in Control+W to close a Tab in IE?

I like to make connections so I can remember keyboard shortcuts. I get Ctrl+T to open a new tab - but what's the logic behind Ctrl+W to close one?
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How to automatically download exe files in Internet Explorer 11?

In IE 11 and before downloading files there's the annoying bar (as seen here under Internet Explorer 9 & 10). I've been trying to disable it for a while... I tried enabling in gpedit.msc Turn off ...
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Command to toggle IE browser proxy in Windows 7?

I need to toggle proxy on and off as quick as possible. We can use IE Proxy Toggle is is virus-free scanned to do this but I'm looking for a built-in command-line for it. What is the command line ...
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Open a website in Internet Explorer from command line

How do I open up a website in Internet Explorer, launching it from the command line in Windows 7? This is the webpage I want to have open through IE: ...
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Keyboard Missing Strokes

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit for OS, and IE11 64-bit for browser, with Google Chrome on occasion. This is probably going to be almost impossible to troubleshoot via forum, but here goes ...
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Anybody know how to disable the two ssv bho add-ins that hook onto internet explorer when installing Java 7.51 via a command not gpo?

I know this can be done by adding the CLSID's to the blacklist on a gpo but I'm looking for a way to disable it via command prompt. I'm leaning towards ssvagent.exe syntax? Thanks.
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How do I get all hyperlinks to open in Internet Explorer?

I have internet explorer set to be the default browser, but all hyperlinks are getting an error when trying to open in Google Chrome. What should I do to open all hyperlinks in IE by default?
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How do I access the additional AdBlock menu items for the IE version?

In ABP for Firefox, I can go to Tools → AdBlock Plus and see additional blocking options. I cannot seem to locate this menu in the IE version of ABP. There is the ABP icon at the lower right of ...
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Will Internet Explorer 8, running on Windows XP after April 8, 2014, still get updates?

I know that Windows XP itself won't get any more updates after April 8 (unless you've paid for them). But if I'm running IE8 on Windows XP after April 8, will I still be able to download IE8 updates? ...
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Internet Explorer is messing Firefox & Chrome

I there: I am developing a system in PHP (language) using Apache as a web server (WAMPServer 5.4). My site (located in http:\127.0.0.1) works fine in Firefox (my main browser). I tested in ...
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Accessing a locally hosted website in a virtual machine

I am hosting a website through IIS in my local machine. My hosts file on the local machine is set up to point a particular address to the site hosted in IIS. I am also running a virtual machine, ...
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Browser automatic zoom in on high-dpi screens

At work I use two displays, I have a full hd (1920 x 1080), 24 inch monitor, and I have the display of my laptop, which is also full hd, but its physical size is only 15 inches, so its DPI is higher. ...
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Override User Agent Based on URL

We have a 3rd party web based application that is refusing to work with any version of IE later then IE8. By refusing to work I mean it brings up an error message saying the browser version is ...
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IE keeps blocking add-on

I have tried both IE 8 and 9. Now I have a website that needs to run a java plugin/add-on, but IE keeps blocking it. I have done everything I can think of and reading on google on how to allow it, but ...
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Install SSL certificate from an untrusted website into the Certificates snap-in using IE

How can I install a certificate from an untrusted website into the Certificates snap-in (certmgr.msc) of Windows? I know how to do this with Firefox by exporting to a file and then importing it, ...
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How to bypass proxy for a domain exept when it starts with WWW

Our company has a website that is hosted online and can be access only through proxy. However, there are many web application servers which have the same domain suffix but are internal and needs to be ...
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Delete cookies in IE11 F12 Developer Tools and Document Mode not Edge

I want to delete the cookies in IE10. I'm running IE11 on Win7 and have set the document mode in Emulation tab in F12 Developer Tools window to 10 (insted of default Edge). My site sets some cookies ...
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Internet explorer does not ask to save passwords or form data (9,10,11)

Hello on Win 7 32bit Internet Explorer suddendly stopped filling forms and does not ask to save passwords. No version works (9,10,11). Autocomplete is on. We deleted forms history and ...
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Windows 8.1 kiosk (assigned access) with IE in kiosk mode iexplore.exe -k

I am using windows 8.1 "assigned access" (kiosk mode) - and the selected app is Internet Explorer. Everything works as is, so when the kiosk user boots up, IE opens in metro style. All very nice, ...
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Set IE to default Browser in Win 7 via command-line [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to set IE to default browser in Windows 7 via the command-line? shmgrate.exe OcinstallreinstallIE Does not work, says it's not recognized.
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How do you select text on IE desktop with touch gestures?

When using IE10 or IE11 in desktop mode, how do you select text using touch gestures? Double tap zooms in; tap-and-hold is the equivalent of right-clicking at that pointer location. Is text ...
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Single YouTube video does not play in IE10, Flash 12.0.0.38

A Windows 7 PC with IE8 would not play a YouTube video. The video player loads, and the progress meter increases to show it is loading the movie in the background, but clicking the play button will ...
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Microsoft Internet Explorer: “Your browser does not support this video codec (wmv, flv)”

I'm trying to watch the video in Internet Explorer 11 x64 (Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate). I have the following error message: "Your browser does not support this video codec (wmv, flv)". How can I solve ...
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Prevent Internet Explorer from caching SSL client certificates

I use a particular HTTPS website, but I have to separate client certificates that I use to authenticate (sometimes I use one account, which requires certificate A and sometimes a different one, which ...
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Why does Internet Explorer repeatedly prompt to reinstall Silverlight?

Internet Explorer 11 repeatedly tells me I need to install Silverlight. However, I have already installed (and uninstalled and reinstalled) Silverlight several times with no success. I have even ...
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New Windows 7 install - can't log in to some websites or remote desktop

Just got a new (used) computer and installed Windows 7 and all updates. In Internet Explorer 11 I can't sign in to many websites... as soon as I click sign in it just goes back to the same sign in ...
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How to run IE from cmd adding custom letters to address predefined in shortcut

Question may be little bit complicated but let me explain. First I wanted to open certain webpage using "run" dialog and a shortcut. I have managed that using windows link pointing to IE and looking ...
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How to Open/Close An HTML Select Using JavaScript in Internet Explorer, FireFox and Chrome

How to open an HTML select using the JavaScript that ... I - Have good aesthetics (preserves layout); II - Be compatible with Internet Explorer, FireFox and Chrome; III - Use the select itself; ...
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Recommended way to run Internet Explorer on a Mac [closed]

What is the recommended way to run Internet Explorer on a Mac? My preferences are: preferably free (like free speech) software preferably free (no cost) software possibility to run different ...
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In a Web page, how can I tick all checkboxes in selection?

I am using a webmail (Outlook Web Access). I have a Web page : in my mailbox, I have many messages. I select 30 lines. Now, I want something that would tick the 30 checkboxes that are in my ...
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Google applications unreachable in Chrome/IE

As of today, when I try to go to https://gmail.com, I get the following error: I am not sure if I have been compromised somehow or what. This is happening in Chrome and IE, not in Firefox. Any ...
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How to forbid IE to browse a https site if the cert is not trusted?

I've been Googled for a while, and didn't find any easy way to do this. Basically, I want to make sure the IE users in my network cannot browse possibly phishing site, or those are compromised with a ...
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Locate and recover saved passwords from internet explorer 10 - Windows 7

I could really use some help here. The hard disk where the windows is/was installed just got issues with its S.M.A.R.T. and I'm not able to boot on windows anymore (I dual boot the machine with arch ...
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How to unify History from Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox

I'm using Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Each for different things. Is it possible to somehow "unify" browsing history from bouth of these browsers so that sites I have visited while on ...
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iexplore.exe stays open after closing Internet Explorer

I sometimes use Internet Explorer 10, and I noticed that once you start Internet Explorer the process iexplore.exe shows up in the Task Manager. This is normal, however this process is not killed ...