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How can I have the buttons “Run” and “Open” work again in Internet Explorer?

I have Internet Explorer 11 on Win 7. I go to the address : https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/products/download.html?product=firefox-stub&os=win&lang=fr The dialog comes. I have the button Run. ...
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What could cause an autolaunch of an Internet Explorer process on Windows 7

We have a very thorny issue going on with an application in a corporate environment. Any clue, no matter how remote, is getting some investigation. We have a client application, written in Java ...
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Windows 8.1 has locked down “c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files” can't manually install/remove plugins for IE

I've discovered that the folder c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files\ where IE puts ActiveX plugins that have been installed ... is seriously locked down in windows 8.1 The situation I'm seeing is ...
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Google Docs file association [duplicate]

Can you set a file association in Internet Explorer to open .doc files in Google docs? I use a SaaS application with integrated email that only runs on IE and I would like to open file attachments ...
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Changing proxy settings automatically when connecting to different wifi networks

I connect to multiple wifi networks at home and work every day and I find changing the proxy settings for my browsers all day long to be a waste of life. From previous questions, I find information ...
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How to change the cipher suites list in Chrome & Internet Explorer

In Firefox, it is clear how to edit the cipher suites list simply from about:config. From digging in the web, I know that it is quite complicated in Chrome and IE. Some references show how to black ...
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How to let GUI browser display HTML as soon as possible (dont wait for font/javascript/CSS resources been loaded)?

China CCP government is blocking Google services heavily recently, I can't even use basic Google search service now. So if websites are using Google services like http://ajax.googleapis.com ...
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Clear IE10 AppCache Security request

Unsure if this is more suited in StackOverflow. ?? My website is using the AppCache API. When IE users open it the first time a confirmation box pops up saying something like: "Allow this website to ...
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How to install older versions of Internet Explorer?

I currently have Internet Explorer 11 installed, but I need Version 8 or 7 for some onlinework. Do I have to uninstall Internet Explorer 11 prior to installing 8 or 7?
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Getting someone else's browsing history

If I was interested in knowing what someone else was browsing, could I boot up to a Linux LiveUSB and copy the file off of their computer where Internet Explorer saves history, brink it back to my ...
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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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IE 11 only works without Add-ons

There are two programs related to the Internet Explorer on my computer: 1) Internet Explorer 2) Internet Explorer (No Add-ons) The first IE program does not response to any url I entered. Also, most ...
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How to copy text from webpage dialog?

I am using a browser based (mainly internet explorer) application, sometimes I need to click on input boxes to get the possible list of options. Is there a way to copy the popped up (like this) ...
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Internet Explorer Dev Channel Won't Run

I'm currently running IE 11 and wanted to use some of the new tools in the IE Dev Channel, but every time that I run it I get error code BEX64. I've uninstalled, re-installed and even attempted to ...
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Flash Player not working in IE 11 Windows 8 Mode

I am having an issue with Flash Player acting strangely. Originally, the problem was occurring in both IE 11 desktop and Windows 8.1 (app) mode. I posted a question about this on Microsoft Answers and ...
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Adobe Flash Player Does Not Load on Internet Explorer 11

I am having a problem with Adobe Flash Player with Internet Explorer 11. The problem is that whenever I visit a website that has content that needs the flash player in order to work, Internet Explorer ...
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MSIE11 Developer Tools not showing requests made by EMBED element

UPDATE: I assume the cause behind this weird behavor is that some plugins (WMP, VLC, ...) in some DOCTYPEs talk to the remote server directly, therefore browser simply can not detect their requests. I ...
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Java applet only runs if IE is run as administrator

Java applets don't work at all (not detected by browser) if IE is launched normally. I'm currently using the latest version of Java 7u60 with Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1. This issue seemed to ...
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IE11 webmail issues with touch, Chrome seems not to have

So my company is starting to experiment with giving users tablets (Windows 8.1, Dell Venue 11 tablets). And I'm running into an issue with our webmail application. On a desktop, you'd normally have to ...
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iehttpheader doesn't work for me

I installed iehttpheader It's like livehttpheader for firefox but it's for internet explorer http://www.blunck.info/iehttpheaders.html At first it works. Now it no longer works. I want to ...
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What are the consequences of deleting AppData\Local\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Recovery?

My laptop is starved for space and at times something goes crazy and eats it all. Today I was down to 3 MB (yes, meg) on C at one point. I keep no working files on C, they are all on D. I can't adjust ...
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Internet Explorer Slow throughout whole Network

Currently I'm facing a very strange Behaviour. I know, that Internet Explorer might be slightly slower than it's competitors, but i used to use it for various reasons. However at the moment it is ...
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Is there a way to configure IE to prompt for user credentials for a single specific site instead of an entire zone?

I have a single intranet site that I require users to enter a custom credential on (that isn't the same as their Workstation credentials). If I set IE to use "Automatic Logon", the dialogue prompt ...
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What changes my default browser from Chrome back to IE10 in Windows 8?

I follow the steps outlined here but set Chrome instead of Internet Explorer. If I close all browser windows, Chrome and IE, the changes are reverted and IE becomes the default browser. I am the only ...
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I can't play downloaded music on my media player

I just got a used laptop from a relative – a Dell Latitude E4300 with Windows 7 Enterprise. This is because my old desktop is using the now unsupported XP software. So I'm transferring files from ...
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Batch file to open 4 or 6 internet explorer screens and place them by dividing the desktop equally

I intend to write a script that can open 4-6 IE screens that can be automatically be placed on the desktop. So essentially all of them will get equal space on the desktop. I am aware of the command ...
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Internet Explorer browser did not support my machine?

I am using IE browser version 8, but I want use IE10 or IE11,so I had downloaded IE10 and IE11, but did not support my machine. This is my system properties. Operating System: Windows 7 ultimate ...
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Exclude site from Compability View policy

I have a client who enforces the policy in IE that all local intranet sites be loaded in the Compatibility View. Unfortunately our webapp doesn't support this and gives alot of issues in the comp. ...
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How to open a webpage if it isn't already open, and if it is, switch to it instead?

I am currently executing this command in my batch file "C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" "http://localhost" to open up my page in Internet Explorer after generating it and ...
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Stop Foxit PhantomPDF Standard from Opening PDFs in Internet Explorer 11

Is there a way to stop Foxit PhantomPDF from opening a linked PDF in the browser plugin? My desired behavior is for it to open the PDF in a Foxit PhantomPDF window. I've looked for an add-in, but ...
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Can ping localhost but can't browse

I know this is a pretty common question but I did my research and couldn't find a solution for this issue. I'm configuring a development application server and I came to the point where I can ping ...
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Install IE8 on Windows 7 VM

I created a Windows 7 x64 VM on Windows Azure but it came with IE11. So I removed IE11 from "Turn on and off Windows Features". After reboot, it still doesn't give me an option to rollback to IE8. ...
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My browsers won't use my full screen resolution and also use different resolutions between them

My screen resolution is actually 3200x1800, but when I'm in a browser it acts like I have a smaller resolution. How do I get my browsers to use my full resolution? On Chrome it's using 1280x720, ...
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Can't find IE8 for Windows7 [duplicate]

I'm running Windows 7 and I need to test a web application in IE8. I can't seem to find a version of IE8 anywhere for windows 7. Can IE8 even be installed in windows 7?
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Internet Explorer 9 bad proxy detection failing when proxy server is completely unreachable

I've searched high and low, and I only find a few mentions of this "bad proxy list" feature of internet explorer. Basically, if you have a PAC/wpad.dat file for auto proxy configuration, and your ...
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Not getting prompted for certificate in IE8

I am unable to connect to a local intranet server using IE8. This server issues an unsigned certificate. When using IE8, it returns "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" instead of "there ...
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IE Search Provider: Specifying gTLD / Country-Specific Site

I am based in the UK, and as such typically use google.co.uk as my search engine. However, my employer is based in continental Europe, and thus my internet proxy is located overseas. As a result, IP ...
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Can't open ASP.NET site on POSready 2009 machine w/ IE 8

When the site gets built, it autopublishes to a LAN location (10.x.x.x). I can reach this location no problem from my workstation. But when I try to go there from the POS machine (connected to the ...
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Connection to Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask, etc. compromised via all devices on my home network - How?

I'm a very computer savvy guy (although not very networking savvy), and I may still be wrong about this, but I think my home network may be compromised somehow. I'd like to know if it's possible for ...
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How to create new or modify existing search provider? [duplicate]

I'd like to use https://bing.com instead of the default unencrypted address bar search. Unable to find this option on Internet Explorer's search provider page, I want to create a new one or modify ...
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Can't install (most recent version of) Internet Explorer

My Internet Explorer crashes at startup. I tried to install the latest version (IE11 for Windows7) but then I get the puzzling message I have a version more recent than the current version ...
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Desktop Browsers Not Working, but “Metro” Internet Explorer Works (Windows 8)

I'm trying to help my dad fix his computer after he inadvertently downloaded and installed a bundle of 15 spyware/malicious programs (which he has since uninstalled via the Control Panel). However, ...
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HTML Tables randomly break on all browsers (on one computer) [closed]

I have one computer that, when browsing an html table of search results, will have the tables drawn differently and incorrectly most of the time in Chrome, IE, and Firefox. But on other computers, it ...
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How to block administrative user from accessing the internet on windows 7? [duplicate]

How to force the administrative user to type in a password in order to open and use internet explore in windows 7? Or Uninstall or disable internet explore?
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Print preview default print differs from just normal print

Okay sorry if the title is confusing but here is the issue and i could not find any mention of this exact problem anywhere else. This started as a possible programming issue but I narrowed it down to ...
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How can I use bookmarklets in IE11 that involve cross-site scripting?

I'm trying to use some bookmarklets that involve loading javascript from a trusted website. In particular, OpenSpritz and Squirt I have Squirt working in Chrome, but I use IE11 for the most part. ...
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Limited to one upload in Chrome

I've had this problem on a client's computer for nearly a year now... Windows 7 with the latest version of Chrome and IE. Whenever I try to upload multiple files to a Gmail attachment, Facebook, etc. ...
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Internet explorer has stopped working When I print preview my web page that has highchart

When I print preview a web page that I used highchart component, I encountered an error that is "Internet explorer has stopped working...". This problem is only happening when print preview. At the ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut in Windows 8 to view password text?

Windows 8 introduces a new feature called Password Reveal. While using Windows 8, whenever you enter your password in the password field of a Windows 8 app, IE 10, or the login screen, a Password ...
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Internet Explorer - slow to open on WLAN

Having issues with IE11 opening on a newly built Windows 7 laptop. Laptop model is a Lenovo T431s. IE is working fine on LAN. When connected on WLAN it can take up to 25 seconds for Internet ...