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Internet explorer keeps crashing

Internet explorer 10-11 keeps crashing after I load it up. Steps I have taken are Disable addons check for microsoft updates downgraded to IE 10 to see if it still happens Run Virus scans updated ...
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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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Why can't I find Internet Explorer in Windows 7?

I press the start button, and start typing "Internet Explorer". Nothing matches. If I type iexplore.exe, then it matches on the file. How can I get IE by typeing "Internet Explorer"?
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How do I force IE and/or Microsoft Edge to reload PAC file

I am using automatic configuration script hosted on my server. It's configured to use proxy on URL pattern, but it seems that it failed. More on the problem, it previously works on IE11 when I still ...
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Internet Explorer 11 became very slow after upgrading to Windows 10 plus some updates

Recently I updated my Windows 7 x64 to Windows 10 Pro x64. At that time I used Internet Explorer 11 and it worked fine. But yesterday I open it again to access the same website of before (the Banco ...
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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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How to enable Edge mode in IE?

I prefer the desktop IE interface to the new “Microsoft Edge” browser and I have IE set up the way I want (ad blocking, etc.). I do not want, however, to be constrained by the legacy MSHTML/Trident ...
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Website works in Chrome but not in Internet Explorer

I am using Windows 7 Pro x64 and I am able to visit this site in Chrome without problems. However, Internet Explorer (v 11.0.9600.17959) will just time out and show: This page can’t be displayed. ...
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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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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 ...
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Mozilla Firefox won't connect to Google, IE can

I have went on to Google search before, however today, Mozilla Firefox won't let me connect to Google's search page. This is what I get. You have asked Firefox to connect securely to ...
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Input automation for Internet Explorer 11

I'm working on a large web app for which very frequently run tests in IE11. To commence with the test, I need to supply credentials and click the login button, then navigate to a constant URL. Is ...
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Internet works on Firefox, but not Internet Explorer or Google Chrome?

I have the exact opposite problem as this question, so the answer isn't applicable. For some reason, I can connect to the internet via Firefox on one of my computers, but I cannot connect to the ...
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Installing plugin manually in internet explorer plugin folder

I have to install an internet explorer plugin manually by this mentioned protocol: Manual Installation. If automatic installation failed you can install plugin manually, for this: Click here to ...
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Kiosk mode with favorite panel? [closed]

Does any one know if there is any browser can do Kiosk mode with favorite panel on the side? I looked into IE, Chrome, Firefox, they all can do Kiosk mode but non of them can have a fixed favorite ...
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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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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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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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Will Internet Explorer run on Windows 10?

Will Internet Explorer run on Windows 10? I can't seem to find an answer to this anywhere. I have just updated to Windows 10 and need to be able to do web development testing on Internet Explorer, ...
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Remove Internet Explorer Address Bar URL History from Run dialogue?

How do I prevent Internet Explorer's address bar's URL history from showing up in the Run dialogue? No tweak seems to prevent this. I'm running Windows 8.
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Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED

I get the error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED whenever I try to go to http://reddit.com on my computer. So far I have tried: setting my static DNS server to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. executing netsh ...
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Internet Explorer infamous ActiveX warning

I have an application that uses an Internet Explorer component to navigate to pages. In my application i block any ActiveX downloads to improve speed. I also disabled all ActiveX options available in ...
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IE 8, Batch file to set trusted sites to prompt for user name and password

I want to write a batch file that will update Internet Explorer trusted zone settings and enable "prompt user name and password" under the user authentication section. I found different setting ...
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IE Tab 2 for Firefox Script locks up the page

In Microsoft CRM, whenever my client clicks on a link this error shows up after about 30 seconds of the new tab being locked up. We tried uninstalling and reinstalling the extension, made sure Firefox ...
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allow java plugin on internet explorer

I have customers who can't properly access their web application requiring java plugin to be enabled on internet explorer. This application requires the latest version ov java running (8u25 at the ...
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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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Windows 8.1: IE can't add favorites

I saw that this question was raised but never really successfully addressed a number of years ago. After updating to 8.1, I cannot add new sites to the favorites menu by clicking on the star icon, ...
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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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The option “Print all linked documents” in Internet Explorer 11 does not print all linked documents

I manage a website which provides a resume management service for recruiters. We have a feature that allows the end user to print a batch of resumes. This is accomplished by rendering a web page ...
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Internet Explorer defaults to 64-bit version

My IE8 has suddenly started defaulting to the 64-bit version. I have no idea how or why this has happened, but I suspect it might be linked to the Browser Choice Screen that Microsoft was recently ...
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Creating shortcuts to websites that will use IE instead of default browser?

I currently am using Firefox as my default browser. There are a few web applications that I must access on a regular basis that will unfortunately not work in Firefox and must use IE. I am extremly ...
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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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IE 11 on Windows7 getting “this page can't be displayed” or page comes as HTML

I have Windows 7 and IE 11 I have a few problems: Sometimes I get : "this page can't be displayed " when asked to search to search for page Also sometimes Hotmail comes as HTML file, and some ...
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Why does my mouse pointer in a browser disappear periodically?

I experience the following type of problem: the mouse cursor, when in the browser window, starts blinking: several seconds it is visible, the next several seconds it isn't. It takes place in both ...
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Why do I detect a facebook redirect when accessing random websites?

[Windows 7 x64] Today, after locking out facebook.com by modifying my hosts file I have ntocied that I cannot surf to seemingly random pages on the internet anymore, be they from google results or ...
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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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Images not displayed in certain Outlook 2013 messages

In Outlook 2013, images are not displayed in some of my e-mails. This impacts the preview pane and full message view. At first, I get this info tip at the top of the message: But when I click it and ...
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Local font replacement stylesheet crashes Internet Explorer

I'm using the following user stylesheet in Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 8.1 Update): @font-face { font-family: "Arial"; src: local("Open Sans"); } @font-face { font-family: "Verdana"; ...
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Difference in websocket handling FF/Chrome,IE

Our company switched to a new proxy solution recenlty. Since then, Firefox pops up some 10-20 proxy authentication windows on every SE page. Judging from this [meta question][1] this has to do with ...
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Any way to play .unity3d files?

I know you can't view the content in the file but is there any way to actually play the .unity3d files in IE or somewhere else offline? I read a post in StackOverflow that said I had to make a HTML ...
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Script Errors from application, debugging disabled

I am getting ye olde Internet Explorer Script Errors in an application. I have disabled script debugging (IE) and script debugging (other) and unchecked display notification about every script error ...
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Random white crosses appearing on items in Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 Pro x64, I am getting crosses behind almost every site I go on. This does not happen on Firefox or Google Chrome. Why is this happening, and how can I fix it? ...
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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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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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How to disable file download popup in Internet Explorer?

I was able to disable file download popup in all popular browsers except Internet Explorer. This is the popup: I thought this would do it, but I still get the popup: Internet Explorer -> menu ...
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Internet Explorer tile disappeared in Windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to use the IE10 App without making Internet Explorer the default browser? I installed Firefox, and now I no longer see the Internet Explorer tile. What ...
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How to open Internet Explorer in “desktop mode” and not the “Windows UI mode” in Windows 8.1

I 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 the "Windows UI" mode (formerly known as Metro-style). ...
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How to import bookmarks into Edge browser in Windows 10

I have just witnessed two non-techy users' first time in Windows 10. The first thing both of them said when opening the new Edge browser for the first time was "Where are my favourites (favorites for ...
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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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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 ...