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Is there functionality in Edge/Spartan similar to about:tabs in IE 11?

I'm trying to configure Edge/Spartan to operate the same way I used IE 11, with about:tabs as the homepage and new tab page. However, in Edge/Spartan, about:tabs just displays a blank page similar to ...
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Bookmarklet: run JS command after page is loaded

I build quite a lot of bookmarklets to automate my every day's work. Now I faced a problem: I would like (by clicking on a bookmarklet) to open a page in web browser (I use Internet Explorer 8) and ...
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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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Why do webpages flicker when I scroll through them? (IE 8)

This happened once before and it went away by itself, I think...or, I accidentally pushed some key that corrected it. Also, if it helps I have Sticky Keys on but I always have them on so I don't know ...
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JavaScript error on embedded Internet Explorer

I have a wallboard setup to display statistics in the office, however the widget that uses embedded Internet Explorer keeps coming up with a JavaScript error. The error can be closed without ...
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Internet Explorer Did Not Finish Installing [on hold]

Want to update Internet Explorer 8 to Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7 Enterprise, 32-bit. Few seconds after running IE10-Windows6.1-x86-de-de.exe a message prompt comes: "Internet Explorer Did ...
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Play mp4 video in Internet Explorer 11 with security level set to high

I am using the html5 tag to embed mp4 videos on a site. They play well in all browsers except on IE-11 but only when the security level is set to high (if security level downgrade to medium video ...
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How can I search of my favorites bar in IE10?

I am using Windows 7. Is there a way to search on my favorites in IE 10, specially in the Favorites bar? I tried different things but I couldn't find any window that let you search. The Organize ...
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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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Closing IE and other metro apps on touch screen

I'm trying to configure a device for a client who wants to use metro apps on a touch screen. The problem I'm running into at the moment is that the interface for some of these metro apps is not ...
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Links not working

When I click a target=_blank[1] link IE11 opens a new blank tab, rather than the expected tab. This works fine in Chrome[2] but fails in IE8, and now in IE 11. I reset my browser settings (Internet ...
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Fixing restore active desktop on windows xp

I've already tried this: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-desktop/windows-xp-will-not-restore-my-active-desktop/f664bfe4-0acd-4b11-8918-eb779bb2cc07 had no luck. All I know ...
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How to turn web pages in browser into black & white (Grayscale)?

How can I turn all colours of web pages into simple black and white, on my web browser? Which browsers support this (Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Firefox)? Is this even possible?
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home page troubles in IE

I am having trouble in changing IE homepage. Everytime I change my home page to google.com or default it changes my home page into annoying one called http://go.speedbit.com/?pid=s What the heck ...
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SOLVED - Open Internet Explorer Desktop version from Start? [duplicate]

Is it possible to pin IE tiles that when you tap it, it open IE in desktop mode? I imagine it will be possible to make a shortcut with iexplorer.exe /somecommand or something like that and then pin it ...
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Group IE tabs into one taskbar icon?

I like that in Chrome, no matter how many tabs you have open, there is only 1 singular icon on the taskbar. Naturally, IE displays an icon per tab open instead. Is there a way to change this on ...
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javascript not working in ie 10 (win7 - 64)

I have tried so many time to enable active scripting, but I cannot seem to get ie 10 (or 11 - i backed down to 10 as a wild stab at solution) to do anything with javascript. Firefox and Chrome both ...
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Will Windows 10 ship with Internet Explorer? [closed]

The web seems to be full of conflicting messages. "The existing version of Internet Explorer will ship in Windows 10 alongside Microsoft’s new Spartan browser, the company revealed Thursday." - ...
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Problems opening sharepoint document, checked out, but opening from temp folder instead

A user at work has a problem with Office 2010 and IE 9 against Sharepoint 2010. Whenever the user clicks on a Word file (.docx) on Sharepoint, he first gets the normal dialog asking whether to open ...
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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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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 to delete temp temporary internet files from internet explorer?

Is there an easy way of deleting temporary files from internet explorer? I'm doing silverlight development and when I run the .xap I often get the cached version of the files rather than the newly ...
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How can I block access to local files from Internet Explorer?

I want to create a kiosk station that will allow web browsing, but won't allow access to local files. How can I go about doing this?
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How to stop automatic popup asking to save/open PDF files in IE 11?

Every page of an ebook which is delivered as a pdf file, has the pop up asking if you want to open or save on each page - extremely annoying. Any help on how to turn this off would be appreciated.
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Why doesn't Google Chrome block all pop-ups?

For example, if you go to the website nba-stream.com and click on a game, the website will open up a pop-up, but since I have disabled pop-ups in Google Chrome in Chrome://settings, I shouldn't get ...
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How to specify relative path for an html file in the current directory in IE?

I've tried everything: file:///.\myfile.html file:///myfile.html file:///./myfile.html myfile.html ./myfile.htm Etc, etc. What's the correct syntax? Context: I am trying to open a file from ...
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Using curl to simulate Internet Explorer's auto logon

I have a webpage on my intranet in which Internet Explorer can automatically login using whatever user is logged in the network. How can I use curl (or: what are the HTTP headers I need) in order to ...
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IE homepage for all users without GPO plus IE in startup folder for all users

Can you please suggest me how you did this. I am in a situation where I login into a system as administrator but have to set a specific IE homepage for all local users on that system and also setting ...
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Internet Explorer: Set homepage for all users without GPO

I'm looking for a way to set the homepage of Internet Explorer (and possibly other browsers) for all Users through command line/Powershell, or any other method that doesn't use the domain policies ...
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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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Images not loading in Firefox and Internet Explorer

I have missing images in Firefox and IE. While most of the website works, there are images that just won't load in these two browsers. I just installed Chrome and everything is working fine. What ...
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using runas with diffrent user to run “Internet Explorer”, navigated to a simple html page, printing generates permission denied

I am in a situation where I need to run "Internet Explorer" v11 under Windows 8.1 using runas to provide different user account and profile, everything works fine till I try to print. To replicate my ...
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Is IE 11 the latest and available for Windows 8 Pro x64?

I'm running Windows 8 Pro, x64, fully patched. It has Internet Explorer 10.0.9200.17116 installed. I checked Windows update and there are no updates available. I had a popup spring from somewhere, ...
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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 ...
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Command line flag to launch Internet Explorer in full screen mode

Is there a commandline flag for IE-8 to launch it from the commandline directly into full screen mode?
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IE DNS lookup hijacked by Baidu

I have a user who went on a trip to China recently. Since they've come back, attempting to navigate to any of their bookmarks takes them to this url: ...
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IE “automatically detect settings” gets unchecked

we need to have the "automatically detect settings" on in order for users to connect to the internet while in the office. But at times, the setting is unchecked when the user takes the laptop home or ...
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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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Error downloading file with Internet Explorer using HTTPS

We recently have a problem with Internet Explorer when downloading files over HTTPS from one application. Suddenly it started to show this error Internet Explorer no puede descargar ${page} de ...
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Can't remove Internet Explorer Add-On

I'm using IE8 on Windows 7. I'm trying to delete an add-on from my "Manage Add-ons" panel. But when I double click the add-on I'd like to delete, the "Remove" button is grayed out. Only the disable ...
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Touch gestures in IE not working without explorer.exe being run once

Edit: Rephrasing my question: Upon further troubleshooting, I can conclude that: Touch gestures (dragging, pinch to zoom, touch-and-hold right click) in Internet Explorer start to work when: The ...
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Cannot add a search provider in IE 11 on Windows 7 x64

Just installed Windows 7 x64 and I'm trying to change my default search provider and I cannot. I thought it might have been a Google thing but I cannot ANY search provider. JavaScript is working and ...
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How to remove luckysearches.com? [duplicate]

I accidentally opened an unknown sofware installer out of sandbox and kaboom! It installed lots of useless adware most of which was easy to remove, but even after following the uninstall instructions ...
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How does internet explorer gets its favorites?

Looks like there are two ways for Internet Explorer to keep its favorites list: in "Windows/Favorites" folder and in registry "HKCU/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Main/FavouritesEntries". The ...
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Internet Explorer 11 sometimes disables its “Back” button for no apparent reason

Internet Explorer 11 sometimes disables its "Back" button for no apparent reason after clicking a link, some links later it re-enables it, and so on. See screen recording. The links do not use fancy ...
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Can not disable cookies for HTTPS pages

In Firefox v36 (Windows) I set the Privacy / History option to "Never Remember History", but they still seem to be used for HTTPS pages. For example the page ...
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How to run IE10 and IE9 simultaneously on Windows 7 without using VMs?

Now that it's possible, I'd like to install IE10 on my Win7 machine. However, I need to continue to run IE9 for testing purposes. Has anyone figured out a way to do this without using the VMs? For ...
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IE11 Developer Tools does not work

I have installed IE11 (11.0.9600.17501) on my machine, but I can not use the Developer Tools. It shows nothing for almost all tabs, and for DOM Explorer tab it shows the below: How to solve this ...
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Does upgrading from IE8 to IE11 erase old IE8 stig settings?

I hardened Internet Explorer 8 on a 2012 R2 Box according to latest IE8 Disa Stigs. A coworker accidentally installed IE11, realized his mistake and then rolled it back to IE8. Will the IE8 Disa ...
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How do I configure my browser to run a JNLP file but not keep it in the downloads folder?

Every day I use a set of JNLP (Java Web Start) files to run my applications. When I run it, it downloads a JNLP file which stays in my downloads folder. This causes a problem after time because the ...