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What is the purpose of the Start Page Redirect Cache registry value?

Under the HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main registry key there are a couple of values that I am curious about their intended use. I was looking into setting the default IE home page and ...
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How to revert checkboxes, comboboxes, and scrollbars in Internet Explorer 11 to how they were displayed in Internet Explorer 10?

I recently install IE 11 and I wonder that all checkboxes, comboboxes, and scrollbars are changed. Please see these images: How I can set Internet Explorer 11 to show the classic interface for ...
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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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NiceAlert (suppresses JavaScript alert) equivalent extension for Internet Explorer [on hold]

I live in South Korea which is full of cheap web programmers who don't understand accessibilty or cross-platform, etc. Many major Korean web sites are built by those kind of programmers and managers. ...
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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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Is there a way to run an HTML file with default browser and a parameter?

I have an HMTL file that I would like to be opened with the user's default browser, followed by a parameter. For example, if your default browser was Google Chrome, it would open as: ...
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Windows 7 IE version mismatch

When I try to upgrade from IE 9 t IE 10 on Windows 7 x64 Enterprise SP1 it runs through the install process and fails. It goes through this process: Downloading required updates Setup needs to ...
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How can I have the button “Run” 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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How do I fix certificate expired error in internet explorer?

How can I solve the certificate expired error in internet explorer issue? I can click on "continue" button but the web site isn't properly displayed like it does in firefox and the form submit just ...
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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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Why is the Quicktime plugin trying to play an embedded Flash video, and how can I correct it?

I'm trying to view this page in IE9. It has flash videos embedded but for some reason the Quicktime Plugin, not the Flash plugin, is being used to play them (which obviously doesn't work, and ...
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Google Docs file association

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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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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ActiveX Control on Mac OSX Mountain Lion

I am trying to render a page that requires ActiveX. Everything is done locally, so the device I am trying to access by IP is on my local network. Anyway, the error I am getting on my Mac, (using ...
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How to get Microsoft SmartScreen to stop blocking my app for my customers?

I've finished creating a small utility that I will be uploading to my website, to be publicly available. When I download it and run it, Microsoft SmartScreen blocks it with a big message in the middle ...
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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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IE11 “This page can't be displayed”

I'm having trouble accessing a site which authenticates via SSL certificate. IE11 installed itself today, now that page says "This page can't be displayed". All add-ons, etc have been disabled.
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“This file contained a virus and was deleted” on any file

I am getting the above error in IE when trying to download any files. Steps performed: Reset IE Add-ons disabled Safe mode Run as Administrator Reverted to an older version of IE (8-10) or ...
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Is it possible to move Internet Explorer 11's tab bar below all tool bars?

Is there a way to move Internet Explorer 11's tabs BELOW all tool bars, directly above the webpage, as in Firefox?
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Should I install Internet Explorer updates although I disabled it?

I have disabled Internet Explorer in the "Windows Features" dialog. Nonetheless Windows Update alerts me that there are security updates for IE. I am aware that I cannot uninstall IE and it remains ...
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Windows 7 Tablet and Local HTML Files

Is it possible to view local html files in IE on a Windows 7 tablet? If not, is there an alternate way of viewing local html files? How about testing and running an HTML5 app? I know Windows 8 ...
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How do I block certain websites from being accessed through a browser?

A friend of mine (who is not a geek) asks me how to stop her little brother from playing web games on her computer. She is currently using Chrome and IE, and I have never done that before, even on FF. ...
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Can't access an intranet web site from IE

There's a intranet website that I'm trying to access through IE, but each time I fill in the address, it just quickly refreshes to the page where I was before. So if I was on www.google.com, and typed ...
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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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Enable security settings in Internet Explorer 7 via registry

I used to have a list of keys to enable various security settings within Internet Explorer 7 via the Registry. Specifically, I'm looking for the keys that enable SSL 2 and 3.
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User computer won't run exes and internet Explorer unless run as admin

I am having a problem with a computer running Windows 7 on our domain. This computer will not run internet Explorer correctly, for example using citrix addon. Also when I tried installing .exe's ...
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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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IE will not open relative local (offline) files

I have an issue with a client, where their IE (11) is not opening relative CSS/JS content to an offline HTML file. This obviously causes the offline HTML site to not work. I have tested on our own IE ...
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Where does Internet Explorer save the files which I have opened? [duplicate]

I opened an Excel file from Internet Explorer, worked on it for 2 hours and saved it. But now I can't find the file. The file was really important. Is there any way I can retrieve it? I'm using ...
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Online Banking in Java freezes in Windows 7

I am trying to log into Online Banking that is made in Java but when I try to do it it just freezes... It is only happening in Windows 7, in Ubuntu 14.04 it works flawlessly. I tried Opera, Firefox, ...
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Where can I find IE6 x64 installation package?

I want to find a stand-alone x64 IE6 installation package. Where can I get it?
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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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ClearMyTracksByProcess - all options?

I've seen the list of values floating around the internet for ClearMyTracksByProcess Delete Temporary Internet Files: RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 8 Delete Cookies: RunDll32.exe ...
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Mouse scroll wheel causes “back” in IE and Visual Studio

I am running Windows 7 64bit and the machine is connected via a KVM, so I have to use PS2 mouse connector (the machine is about 20' behind me in the office somewhere) as the KVM doesn't switch USB. ...
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Which versions of Internet Explorer have memory leaks?

I read on Douglas Crockford's page as well as around the Internet that there are some versions of Internet Explorer that exhibit memory leaks due to an interaction between DOM and JavaScript. What ...
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IE 7 error “cannot open the internet site operation aborted”

I am well aware there is already a similar post on this subject, but my issue persists. I did both suggested workarounds: On the Tools menu, click Internet Options. On the Security tab, select ...
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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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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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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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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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Internet Explorer: How to continuously (on the fly) pick which program to use when opening files?

Issue: I want to be able to open one file extension with multiple different programs depending on my choosing. Specifically in Internet Explorer. On Firefox and Opera this is standard, they offer a ...
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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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Internet Explorer 10 immediately closes after opening

I decided on a whim to give IE10 a try. I'm not terribly sad to lose all access to IE, however I would like to get it working. As soon as I hit the shortcut it opens and then immediately closes. ...
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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 ...