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Will Internet Explorer run on Windows 10

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 but when I go to ...
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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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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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Web page does not display properly

I have a problem with one of my computers. It does not display any website properly. The background clouds on some websites do not show up, the layout of some websites are not properly displayed. And ...
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Unable to open IE 10 in 32-bit mode

I need to run IE 10 in 32-bit mode on 64-bit Windows 7 Enterprise N. When I run IE 10 from "C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer" I can see in task manager that I have only one process ...
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Fix Drag and Drop links in Favorites in IE 11 w/ windows 8.1

Until last week I was able to move a favorites link in IE 11 to another location within the Favorites drop down window. For instance, I have a folder called "Bills to Pay" with the 12 months listed. ...
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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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How can I analyze .diagsession file from IE's developer tools?

I am troubleshooting some issues with HTTP traffic and using the "UI Responsiveness" developer tool in Internet Explorer 11 to collect data. I know that I can save these files off and re-open them ...
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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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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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Where is Internet Explorer located, in Windows 7?

In a computer running Windows 7, I deleted the shortcut to Internet Explorer. In which directory is Internet Explorer installed?
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Disable Protected mode in Internet Explorer Security options

I need a small help to disable the protected mode in IE 8. Here is my scenario. I have admin rights on my machine, but I am not able to disable Protected mode. When I Run IE as Administrator also, I ...
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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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How to disable Javascript in Internet Explorer 9?

Now I have looked at a few sites on the internet and everyone says these are the steps. Open 'Internet Options'. Click on the 'Security' tab. Select the 'Internet' zone click on the 'Custom ...
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Adobe Reader 9.0 will open PDFs in browser with local admin account but not 'regular' user?

Im trying to figure out what permission I am missing to get this to work. Adobe Reader 9.0 allows PDFs to be viewed within an Internet Explorer 8 browsing window. This works perfectly if I sign on ...
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Windows Server 2012 Missing Internet Explorer Maintenance in Group Policy [migrated]

I'm trying to set Internet Explorer as the default browser for all users on a clients terminal server. I was trying to do it following this guide however I couldn't get passed step 4 Right-click ...
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Isabel 6 (banking) ERROR: “THE PAGE CANNOT BE DISPLAYED” OR “THE PAGE CANNOT BE FOUND”

After installation of Isabel 6 Security Tools, cannot login to the Isabel 6 page. error is ERROR: "THE PAGE CANNOT BE DISPLAYED" OR "THE PAGE CANNOT BE FOUND" (SSL and TLS error). anyone has an ...
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How Notepad++'s character encoding works?

Link/Synopsis I've made an "Encoding Test" table on one of my free domains with the sole purpose of gaining understanding of character encodings. Here is the link: ...
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How to check version of IE on Windows 7 with PowerShell?

I want to check which version of IE I have on my Windows 7 machine. I would like to do this with the command line, either through Command Prompt or PowerShell. Thank you!
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“Access Denied” when accessing a web site

I am using Windows Vista IE9. I live outside the US, if it matters. Recently, I have problem accessing www.cvs.com. I always get the message, Access Denied You don't have permission to access ...
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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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How to download a .mov file using Internet Explorer

When I use Internet Explorer to open a url like this: https://…/movie.mov, it automatically uses Windows Media player to open the link. However, Chrome just tried to download the file. How could I ...
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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 setup how i want (ad blocking, etc.) I do not want however to be constrained by the legacy MSHTML/Trident engine, ...
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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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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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Why is my Internet Explorer8 opening multiple tabs with one click

When I use ctrl+mouse, or use the scroller to click a link. I got two or three new Internet Explorer tabs open, does anyone know how to fix this. It happens on my Chrome too. My lap top is Windows 7 ...
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Internet Explorer crashes on statup

Immediately when I open ie it crashes and shows me this dialog box I tried running it with no add-ons like many sites suggest but it doesn't fix the problem. Last time I rolled back to ie-8 and the ...
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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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Where can I see my downloads history in Internet Explorer 10?

Is there any database or file that saves all the downloads history in Internet Explorer 10? Something like index.dat that contains all the visits history in Internet Explorer or like downloads.sqlite ...
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strange jsfiddle screen, is this a virus?

I got the picture below when I had jsfiddle site open in chrome when my internet got disconnected. Is this a feature of jsfiddle or is this a some sort of malicious software on my machine? Same thing ...
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Internet Explorer does not show up in Start Search

I have Vista. There was no Internet Explorer (that already looked strange to me). Anyway, I installed IE8 (I cannot use IE9 since I do not have Vista SP2). Now I have IE as a pinned program for ...
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What differences exist, if any, between touch and desktop Internet Explorer version numbering?

A typical installation of Windows 8.1 will have two editions of Internet Explorer: one for touch and one for the desktop. When Microsoft chooses version numbers for Internet Explorer, are they ...
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Do Internet Explorer 11 tracking protection lists not block Flash requests?

Can anyone confirm that IE 11 tracking protection lists do not apply to URI requests initiated by Flash? And if so, why would Microsoft implement tracking protection like that?
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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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IE 9 home page is hijacked by avg

I definitely know how to change the home page in Internet Explorer (Tools -> Options -> General). The problem is, no matter what I put there, it never changes. Stop/restart Internet Explorer and ...
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Google Chrome Randomly Downloading itself

I'm not normally a Chrome user. I use IE11 on a business laptop, running Win7-32bit. Lately, Google Chrome is been downloading itself and changing all my IE shortcuts to use Chrome instead of IE. I ...
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Enable silverlight on the site

I was working with regexp on the site that works on silverlight. When I finished and wanted to copy final regexp, system asked me if I want to allow this app to write in my buffer. I automaticly ...
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How do I stop Google from bugging me to install the Start page Google app?

Every time I launch Internet Explorer, I get a toolbar popup: I always click No Thanks, but it doesn't remember the setting. Specs: IE 10 Windows 8
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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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Internet Explorer Run/Open download location

I'd like to know where Internet Explorer stores a downloaded file if I click "Run" or "Open" instead of "Download". Is it a directory like %temp%?
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How to close Internet Explorer from the Run box?

When using the Run application from Windows desktop, what command would one use to close all instances of IE? I know you can open IE by typing "iexplore.exe" but I need a way to close IE as well. ...
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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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Website “unsafe” on Chrome and other browsers

I recently switches to HTTPS with a free certificate from WoSign (https://buy.wosign.com/free/ definitely recommend it because it provides free SSL for up to 3 year and free renewal and multiple ...
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Problems with connecting to internet, except for Internet Explorer, OneDrive and Office

Since a few days or so, I have a problem with internet connection on my Windows 8.1 Lenovo laptop. Connecting to Wi-Fi works fine and I can also browse the internet using Internet Explorer - also ...
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IE 11 keep crashing and hanging [closed]

For some reason IE around the company is keep hanging when opening new page or opening new tabs. It only happens to some user not all users. We are using Window 7 Enterprise. This been happening ...
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internet explorer 10 Enable add-on

When I launch my IE10 browser, I very much want to enable the add-on. I keep getting this prompt. I keep hitting the enable button but dialog box stays there and nothing changes. How do I enable this ...
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Chrome cannot use Virtual Smart Card, IE works fine

In Chrome under Windows 8.1, when logging in to a site that requires a certificate, and trying to use a Virtual Smart Card, I'm getting the message "The security device cannot perform the requested ...
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How to stop Internet Explorer from blocking ActiveX controls on local files

Often, when I open HTML files on my C drive with Internet Explorer, I get a message saying that IE has blocked some ActiveX controls in the page. I then have to click a button to see the page. How can ...
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How to stop Google Chrome taking over Internet Explorer? [duplicate]

I have been using Google Chrome for years. Loved it, up until recently. I had Adblock installed but ads were coming through and disrupting my work. Then Adblock just disappeared from the ...