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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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Simulating the Evernote Web clipper with Edge and OneNote

I used to be a heavy Evernote user. I used the Evernote Web clipper to quickly capture and annotate content from web pages. But now, I am forced to use all things MS. I am on Windows 10, and have both ...
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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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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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Need to set document mode for specific sites in IE 11

I'm facing an issue where certain sites in my organization are defaulting to render mode 5 and the page won't load. If I change the document mode to 8 or 9 it works fine. Is there a way to set the ...
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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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Lowercase i displays as uppercase i

This is driving me crazy now. Some websites I visit always display the letter i as capital I instead. Even though it is in the middle of a word. See example: This happens both with Chrome and ...
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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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How to change the default homepage in Internet Explorer?

When browsing in Internet Explorer, I get the MSN homepage every time I go to Hotmail which is an account that's not used often but I cannot stop the homepage takeover. How can I block the MSN ...
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Certificate Error on Internet Explorer

I am getting a certificate error when I try to open a page in my browser. It is basically a page that pops up when i try to install a software (IBM information server) The error that i am getting is ...
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How to upgrade to Microsoft Edge 13?

I just wanted to try out new features of JavaScript ES6 in Microsoft Edge 13, but the VM downloaded will update Windows, and the Edge is always 20.10240.16384.0 if we go to Settings in Edge and look ...
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View Shadow DOM and Pseudo Elements in Internet Explorer's Dev Tools

Is there any chance to inspect these elements with the Developer Tools? For example with the IE11 on Win8 that I am using right now? Something similar to Chrome would be perfect: In IE11 there is ...
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How can I stop having IE11 ask me if I want to save or open an .flv file?

I am working with 6 different video formats in IE11. If I try to directly open on of the other 5 (not .flv), either Windows Media Player or QuickTime will open up directly and play the video. For ...
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What is the maximum file size that will be cached by a browser?

Note that I don't mean the maximum size of the browser cache. I mean, what is the maximum size, if any, of individual files that will be cached by the major desktop browsers? Mobile versions optional. ...
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Internet Explorer 11 on Win7 x64 won't stay logged in to anything

Internet Explorer 11 x64 on my Windows 7 x64 machine will not stay logged in to any site that allows users to stay logged in (e.g. Facebook, ISP, Stack Exchange). My ISP is ATT.YAHOO.COM. As soon as I ...
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Some users cannot browse using Internet Explorer 11 on some computers, but other users on same machine can

Issue I've experienced an issue on few PCs (Windows 7 SP1) where specific users are unable to browse external websites but can browse internal via IE 11 (all other browsers work). If another user ...
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What is the Registry setting to enable protected mode in a specific zone

Okay, now to be clear, I am not talking about enabling or disabling protected mode in general across the board for IE. I am talking about doing so on a per security zone basis using only registry. In ...
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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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Slow loading of website on specific computer (stalling) occasionally

I have a problem with slow loading of a website, the problem is only on a specific computer (Windows8), and only in chrome and IE, in Firefox the problem does not arise. We have several other ...
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How to have an extension behave like .html in IE?

I'd like to have a custom file extension .test to behave like .html in Internet Explorer. How can I do this (regedit,...) ?
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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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Weird font issue in IE and Chorme, but not Firefox, on certain websites

A few sites look really bad when viewed in IE. Can anyone tell what's the cause for this? This specific website uses a font called "Helevetica (Neue)" which we don't have on our systems but why ...
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Internet Explorer event logs missing [duplicate]

I have an issue with Server 2008 and Windows 7 client machines -- the event viewer log for Internet Explorer 10 is empty. I've googled this for the best part of my morning with no joy. Currently ...
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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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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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Prevent Internet Explorer 8 from exiting when closing the last tab

Firefox doesn't exit when I close the last tab, just by doing some customization in about:config. But now, my company has to work with some website that only works well on Internet Explorer. I ...
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How to restrict Internet Explorer from maximizing my web application page when it was already minimized?

I have a web application( CISCO Finesse) that works as a soft-phone. If I minimize my application page and if data is coming to the Finesse application by IVR application, that minimized IE window is ...
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Get Windows 10 Blank Screen

I am running Windows 7 and have the Get Windows 10 icon show up in my taskbar. When I open it up, I just get a blank screen. That has not been a problem because I have the Windows 10 CD that I was ...
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Only IE 11 64 bit is available in Task Manager Instead of Both 64 bit and 32 bit for Windows 7 (64 bit)

Only IE 11 64 bit is available in Task Manager Instead of Both 64 bit and 32 bit for Windows 7 (64 bit) I'm using some applications that need 32 bit variant as well as 64 bit. How can I run 32 bit ...
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In Microsoft's Internet Explorer, what does the “Install new versions automatically” checkbox really do?

In Windows 7 SP1, Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11 has a checkbox in the About dialog box labelled "Install new versions automatically". What does this really do? If it is enabled, does it result in ...
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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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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 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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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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Where does Internet Explorer keep downloaded files that are merely “opened” on Windows 7?

I decided to open a file instead of saving it, made lots of changes saved many times, but when I closed it, I realised I couldn't find it anymore. I'm hopping the file is still here, but can't find ...
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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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Why do webpages flicker when I scroll through them? (IE 8) [closed]

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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Internet Explorer does not display pages properly: ignoring CSS?

I'm working with a customer who has multiple computers in their domain where Internet Explorer 11 under Windows 7 is unusable. The affected users' browsers seem to be missing many images and aren't ...
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Internet Explorer Bookmarks Directory

Must be an FAQ but I couldn't find it. I am using Windows 7. I was using IE8 and now use IE11. I would like to search my bookmarks and I think the best way is to use the File Explorer search box. In ...
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Windows Explorer cannot access SharePoint until web login occurs

I can open a SharePoint site in Windows Explorer by navigating to the site using Internet Explorer and clicking Library > Open with Explorer. Then, I can add the site to my Windows Explorer ...
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ERR_INVALID_CHUNKED_ENCODING from Chrome

when i type chrome://help/ in Chrome's address bar, i get Version 41.0.2272.101 m Google Chrome is up to date. but when i try to go to https://twitter.com i get on win8.1: This web ...
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Cannot change startup page in any browser in Windows

After installing some program the startup page of my Google Chrome, Firefox and IE changed to http://esurf.biz/?ssid=1444355424&a=1008443. When I open any browser the startup page directs me to ...
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Internet Explorer’s adress bar history list size

For some time I live with strange problem on my PC: when I type previously visited website address in address bar of Internet Explorer 11, I see only 3 alphabetically first results. Screenshot below: ...
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meaning of “a user's browser” in Microsoft Security Update description

I have a bunch of Security Updates in queue for Windows 7, affecting various versions of the .NET framework. I read some of the descriptions. Here's one: This update resolves vulnerabilities in ...
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Interent Explorer Log is empty always

OS- Windows 7 Professional & Windows Server 2008 R2 In Event Veiwer --> Application and Serverices logs --> Internet Explorer there is no log, it is always empty. I need to check why my Internet ...
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Java issue - Java is causing Internet Explorer 9 to crash when clicking a javascript link that opens a java applet

I have multiple users that have this problem come up at what seems random. Customers computers are Windows 7 64 bit. Using Internet Explorer 9 and Java 8 update 65. What occurs is we have a home ...
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Unwanted Script being added to all HTML pages in all browsers

I don't know why but this has been happening for a while now: In every browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE) there is always a script attached at the end of the code. That's the script: ...
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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 move sites from Favorites bar to Favoritesvmenu?

Recently, I added many many sites to the favorites bar in Internet Explorer. Now I want to make that more organised and want to move some the favorites menu instead of the favorites bar? How can I do ...
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Does IE have an equivalent of keyword bookmarks?

I use Firefox's keyword bookmarks, is there an equivalent in IE?