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Windows 10 IE11 Compatibility Mode

I have been using Windows 8.1 Pro for awhile and i can access this webpage by adding it into compatibility view in IE. Then I decided to upgrade to Windows 10 via the preloaded options given. I ...
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Running Java applet in IE will download “securitypack.jar”

My computer is not connecting to the Internet. And we have an Intranet website which requires Java applet. It is found that whenever I enter the Intranet website, the Java console states that it is ...
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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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Windows 7 never remembers my password credential

Every time I need to connect to something in my company I get a dialog like this So I type in my password(this can popup when I am in IE 9 or outlook or whatever.) and check the box. Say I am in IE ...
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Add local file to IE11 Trusted Zone or Local Intranet

I'd like to add a local file (C:\Users\David\AppData\LocalLow\LastPass\iehome2.html) LastPass needs to open my LastPassVault in IE11. Scripting is disabled in my Internet zone and the file needs ...
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Open File - Security Warning dialog box

How do i disable this Open File - Security Warning dialog box? everything i find involves adding ip's to trusted sites etc. but this application is installed locally. I've already unblocked the exe ...
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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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Browser dialogs (Alert, Confirm, & Prompt) not longer working in Internet Explorer & Firefox on a specific Windows install

I have a particular install of Windows 7 that will not display the standard JavaScript dialogs from web browsers. e.g. These all fail, regardless how they are called on any site. javascript:alert('A ...
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After IE opens, does not connect to website

After upgrading to Windows 10, IE does not work properly. After opening IE and entering the desired website, nothing happens; the website cannot be opened.
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Edge vs IE and the Facebook Like Button

I am noticing a distinct behavior difference between Edge and IE. In Facebook, if I use the trackpad to select "like" I am able to immediately click the "like choice" (opposed to angry, happy, etc). ...
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how to get Internet Explorer to default to my youtube red account, to skip ad when playing a youtube video

When I use Internet Explorer to open a Youtube video, I get the annoying commercial. I use my YouTube Red account, on my iPhone, to browse YouTube without commercials. How can I get IE to ...
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How do I export favorites from Firefox and Import them in IE11?

I am looking at guidance write a script to export favorites from Firefox and import them in IE. any thoughts?
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IE 11 Keep freezing when going to some sites

When i try to visit some websites with Internet Explorer 11 it keeps freezing. http://techcrunch.com/gallery/15-hidden-features-tucked-away-in-ios-9/ dailymail.co.uk When you're browsing it ...
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Why doesn't Javascript work in Internet Explorer?

I'm trying to use Internet Explorer to test a website, but scripts don't seem to be running. This seems like it's an issue on a lot of pages - for example, I tried going to the Acid3 page, and it said ...
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How to install Java6 add-on for IE9

I have an internal web app I need to test using java 1.6 on Internet Explorer. I installed the java6 jdk but there seems to be no add-on included for IE. I tried the 6 JRE too but nothing shows up in ...
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Starting IE with runas

I want to run an IE shortcut, as another user and starting a specific site. With the following Target command line: C:\Windows\System32\runas.exe /user:Domain\Account@Domain "C:\Program Files (x86)\...
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Group Policy Setting - Internet Explorer

Internet Options/Security/Trusted Sites/Custom level/Websites in less privileged web content zone can navigate into this zone The Microsoft documentation on this says it is set to ‘disable’ by ...
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Can't Install IE 10 on brand new Windows 7

I bought a new Alienware and they won't provide support for Windows Update (why should they, really). I go and try to run the IE 10 update like so: And, it hangs a bit on the screen above. Then, ...
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Chrome Localhost Connection Refused

This question is not a duplicate because the suggested duplicate does not solve this problem. There is no such flag on chrome://flags/. I'm using the Google Chrome web browser and WampServer to ...
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“ctrl”+“F”—keyboard shortcut of “Find” option—is not working in Internet Explorer 8

In one of my PC if press crtl+F (find) in Internet Explorer then it’s not working (Find option does not come). But in chrome this option works. Actually IE also has option of crtl+F for search option. ...
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Can't access https (internal) website

After 5 days of trying and head banging I've given up. Following issue: - Company network - Windows 10 machine - Joined to the domain - trying to access a Cisco Call Manager portal which is hosted ...
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Hyperlink in Word: Open with non-default application

Here is my situation: I have been using word to create documents saved as htm pages so they act like a little offline website that my company will use on local computers as a wiki/file directory for ...
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Why does Internet Explorer block a pop-up?

It's been a while I used Internet Explorer to access different websites and it always shows Internet Explorer blocked a pop-up from www.example.com. I don't believe it is to block viruses, as all the ...
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Configure browser to include meta tag with every response

Is there a way to configure a web browser to include a specific meta tag with every response that it gets? For example, the browser goes out to google.com, google sends a response, the browser ...
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How to add an exception to AdBlock in Explorer

I use the AdBlock Plus for IE extension but I can't really configure it. I can only enable or disable it, or see its information panel: Name: Adblock Plus for IE Browser ...
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Firefox and IE can't connect to the internet, but ping works

I was over at a friend's house and her roommate complained of computer troubles. A standard Dell laptop running Vista. When plugged into the internet (no router) both IE and Firefox would refuse to ...
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How to import only selected bookmarks from Firefox, to Chrome, and Internet Explorer?

I already know, and so ask not, how to import ALL bookmarks from Firefox. Instead, how do I import only SELECTED bookmarks and their folders, from Firefox, to Google Chrome and Microsoft IE? I ask ...
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Internet Explorer blank page start

You know that it is a slow browser (probably it is not already but I am still using W7). It is mainly because it loads a lot of stuff during start up. There are guidelines how to set up "about:blank" ...
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Why does my browser zoom change when moving a window from one monitor to another?

I frequently toss browser windows from one display to another while working but I've noticed that IE (version 11 on Windows 8.1) will change the zoom level of the window when I do this. I have two ...
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Why do IE11 and Firefox not use JavaScript when they could? [migrated]

Most important: Any ideas on what I'm doing wrong with using JavaScript, especially on IE11 and Firefox? Bonus question; if this is out of scope, please feel free to leave this alone: Any ideas why 3 ...
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Will IE9 run on Windows 10?

I need to install IE9 on Windows 10, but cannot. I keep getting a message "Internet Explorer 9 is already installed on this system". I found an article on how to downgrade from IE10 TO IE9, but it ...
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Trying to automate a webpage that uses iframes. oie.document.frames(0).document.all.Oy [migrated]

I'm trying to create a budget program that will on open open IE and grab an available balance from an account. I have the login progress completed. But after the webpage loads, it starts to ...
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Can't open HTML file from Internet Explorer, but can with NotePad - VMWare Fusion

Help! I have vmware fusion 2.0.8 with Windows Vista installed. I can't open an HTML page from my shared folder using Internet Explorer, but it opens fine with NotePad. When I browse for the file ...
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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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Installing IE 11 onto VMware fusion w/ Windows 7 64-bit

I'm a tech at my school's helpdesk and I'm running into this strange issue. I've already installed all possible Windows Updates. I can't seem to remove IE 10 from the computer. When I attempt to run ...
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How to change the about: pages in IE?

My PC was infected by the delta-homes nuisance yesterday. I think as part of it, the about:navigationfailure, navigationcanceled, etc, have been redirected to various adware sites. Where is the ...
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SSL Certificate error in Internet Explorer but not Firefox, Chrome or Edge

I have installed security certificates on 2 websites, which work perfectly in Firefox, Chrome and Edge but when accessing in Internet Explorer (10 and 11), users get the "There is a problem with this ...
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Configuring group policy to bypass proxy server for local addresses and adding a domain to trusted root certificate authorities

I am an intern who has just started in a new company. I have never used the group policy editor before. However I suggested that I believed it is possible to accomplish the two tasks we wish using the ...
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How can I stop Windows 10 from nagging me to “restore internet security settings”?

Windows 10 has a new notification system that it uses instead of system tray messages so that users can check back on old notifications they have not yet dismissed. One of the more odious messages ...
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need help urgently: how to recover deleted internet history

I've had some stuff stolen in Thailand. Now we have a suspect. I believe they used a specific tablet to help with hacking my accounts. all Internet history data for Google Chrome, Internet Explorer,...
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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 to view all IE Trusted Sites when security settings are managed?

If the Security Zones for Internet Explorer are managed by my system administrator, the list of Trusted Sites is disabled and I cannot scroll through the list. Is there a way I can view the full list ...
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How to prevent Google Chrome from changing the default browser to itself in Windows 7?

I am using Windows 7 (SP1 x64) with Internet Explorer 11. And every time I open Chrome, it makes itself the default browser automatically without my permission. Is Google trying to force me to use its ...
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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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IE 11 Cannot access HTTPS on non standard port

I have a road warrior who is accessing one of our server from its IP address. Since few days he cannot access to a service which listen on 8443 https tcp port. HTTP version works well on port 8080 ...
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Auto Play Video in Chrome

I have a video URL that is embedded in HTML iframe tag. It, iframe, auto plays the video in IE and Firefox. But it does not auto play in Chrome. If I paste the URL of the video directly in the ...
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Work desktop reboots over weekend - can't restore browsing session in Internet Explorer

My work desktop reboots over weekend (beyond my control), and I can't restore my browsing session in Internet Explorer. It automatically restored the prior week, but before that, I would lose it ...
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Automatic toggling between tabs in a set amount of time

Currently I am using Internet Explorer 10, and I have 4 displays opened. Let it be Tab1, Tab2, Tab3 and Tab4. So I need to Automatically toggle from Tab1 to Tab2 then to Tab3 and so on in a set amount ...
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Configure a desktop IE shortcut to find and focus to existing window

Using Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9 (or above) I'm trying to create a desktop shortcut to a particular webpage. The trick is, if the user already has that webpage open in any IE window, I need the ...
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Make Internet Explorer save a .iif file instead of opening it in a new tab

I am attempting to save a Quickbooks file with an extension of .iif from a Silverlight website in Internet Explorer. Its a download link in the website but Silverlight does not allow the user to right ...