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Changed my mind - I WANT IE to remember my password

Question from one of the sales guys and I don't have a ready answer for him.. You know how IE8, by default, offers to save passwords? Right after submitting username and password it prompts with "Do ...
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How to bookmark a favorite without loading the page first? (Internet Explorer, Firefox)

I need to add a bookmark to IE but when I go to the site, it redirects to another page. I don't want to bookmark that page. I want to bookmark the original page before it redirects. How do I do this ...
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Error while calling javascript function twice [migrated]

var ret = 1; ret += Checkyou( "Rock" ); ret = Checkme( "Sensitive" ); ret += Checkme( "Brave" ); function CheckMe(SvcName) { CheckMe = 1; var Pro= SvcName.toLowerCase(); var loc = ...
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Stop Internet Explorer from renaming downloads

I've put up a web page that explains how I setup my Visual Studio settings. This includes downloads for .vsix extensions (the "Download" under "Erweiterungen installieren", "Indent Guides") or .config ...
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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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Internet Explorer 6 under windows 10 [duplicate]

I am using windows 10. I have some tutorials which requires to run on internet explorer 6.0 + . when i try to run those tutorials it runs on Microsoft Edge. after a spash screen it shows the message ...
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Internet Explorer DNS cache location

It is known that IE has its own DNS cache. I want to clear it at times. I know that I can do it by clearing browsing history in IE settings. But I'm looking for automatic method, so the location in ...
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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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IE11 Version Update

Myself and several other users in my environment seem to be stuck on IE11 11.0.9600.16428CO while multiple other users are on a more recent iteration of IE11. It is important that we have the latest ...
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IE Issues - Windows 10 Pro version 1511

In Windows 10, I am not able to open the Internet Explorer as a new tab. Earlier, I used to just right click on the IE icon and pick (open a new tab), but the menu no longer comes up. How can I ...
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IE will only launch via “last session” Icon in tray goes to grey'd out IE page

I'm running win 7 with IE11. The IE icon in my tray no longer launches IE, it goes to a grey'd out IE page. I can only get it to work if I launch via "last session". It just started happening. Any ...
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Where can I find download history of Internet Explorer?

Is there any way to get Downloads history of IE? We get Downloads history of Firefox from downloads.sqlite file and we get download history of Chrome from history.sqlite file. But how to find out in ...
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Import IE Favorites to Win 10 Edge from a COPY of the IE Favorites FOLDER

I just did a fresh install of Win 10, following an irrecoverable crash of Win 7. Because of the crash, all of my IE Favorites were lost, so there is nothing in that location to "import." However, I ...
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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 can I disable IE9 messages, like “Download Completed”?

I would like to know how can i disable the messages that appears at the bottom of IE9? Reason: Perhaps they are informative and offers good suggestion they have the incredible anoying behaviour of ...
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Black screen when attempting to watch videos on cbs.com

As of about three weeks ago, I haven't been able to watch streaming videos from cbs.com. I don't remember making any changes to my system configuration around that time. When I try to load any ...
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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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Disable Skype “Click-to-Call” add-in from IE only

On updating skype, "Click-to-Call" add-in is installed on windwos XP. I disable that add-in by following criteria on this link. But, when next time computer is started/re-started this add-in is ...
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Open a website in Internet Explorer from command line

How do I open up a website in Internet Explorer, launching it from the command line in Windows 7? This is the webpage I want to have open through IE: ...
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VBA code internet explorer [migrated]

I need to select multiple value in ENV Type and ENV Class and Device type..post submitting <td class="dtl1c">Env Type:</td> <td align="left" class="dtl1c"><select ...
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Setting/Registry key for each setting in Privacy tab 'cookies' slider?

I want to know which keys control the setting for the Privacy tab slider for cookies (in Internet Options). I have the following official document, which outlines the following: ...
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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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Where to find Internet Explorer Accelerators after MS decimated IE Gallery

Microsoft recently stripped most of the selection at the Internet Explorer Gallery leaving only a handful of Tracking Protection List (TPL) and Search Provider add-ons, but zero Accelerators. Anyone ...
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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 set language for error message in IE F12 developer tools?

I use IE in Czech. Sometimes (like today) the Czech error message doesn't allow to reconstruct the Google-friendly English version, so I would prefer to use the developer tools in English. I didn't ...
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Removing a prank [duplicate]

This is a bit of an odd one. Someone (Probably roommate), somehow, installed something onto my computer that opens a "unsavory" website in my default browser every 10~15 minutes. It's not browser ...
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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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How to enforce changing homepage of Internet Explorer?

So, my friend installed some super awesome free game which he totally enjoys playing. But when installing it, he checked "change my home page to superawesomegames.com" Now whenever he opens the IE, ...
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mailto: Navigation to the webpage was cancelled

one of our apps puts an URL like the following one into the Internet Explorer's (10 or 11) address bar to compose a new Email: mailto:?subject=Incident ...
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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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Will installing latest version of IE also install windows 10?

I have a windows 7 laptop with IE 8 and would like to upgrade to latest verrsion of IE but definitely do not want Windows 10. I have already done all the recommended things to prevent Microsoft from ...
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Error installing IE11 - prerequisite update KB2834140

I'm trying to upgrade Internet Explorer my Windows 7 (x64) development VM from IE8 to IE11. Both the online and offline installers fail with a bland error message: The troubleshooter tells me ...
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Windows 10 screen will not close

I have my e-mail on the screen and it will not function and will not close or even minimize. It will not drag on and will not let anything else appear on the screen including task manager or any ...
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Right-click print does not work on HTML attachments

I have a user who cannot print HTML attachments in Outlook by right-clicking on it and choosing print. At first, it would open the pop-up asking to choose "Open" or "Save" and when he chose "Open", ...
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Java Applet not using Proxy Settings

I'm trying to use an in-browser Java applet but despite the webpage loading, the applet fails to load. The applet is hosted on an internal server at another location and is accessed via a website ...
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IE 11 Keep freezing when going to some sites

When i try to visit some websites with Internet Explorer 11 it keeps freezing. http://techcrunch.com/gallery/15-hidden-features-tucked-away-in-ios-9/ dailymail.co.uk When you're browsing it ...
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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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Opening Google Chrome with macro instead of IE

I have a question regarding a VB macro that opens automatically a file in IE 11. The problem is I cannot get the download prompting to disappear (believe me, I've tried everything from Tools in IE, to ...
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Why isn't the proxy server isn’t responding in IE 11?

I'm having problems with Internet Explorer 11 I'm getting the message; The proxy server isn't responding and it won't connect to the Internet. Firefox works fine but other programs need ...
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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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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 prevent Google Chrome from changing the default browser to itself in Windows 7?

I am using Windows 7 (SP1 x64) with Internet Explorer 11. And every time I open Chrome, it makes itself the default browser automatically without my permission. Is Google trying to force me to use its ...
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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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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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“Display intranet sites in Compatibility View” impacts normal internet sites

When I use the default Compatibility View Settings, internet sites are in Document Mode 7 by default. The culprit appears to be the "Display intranet sites in Compatibility View" setting. When I ...
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Disable repeated printer dialog when using drag and drop of HTML files to printer windows

Steps: go to list of Windows printers open the printer queue (list of jobs printing) drag multiple .HTML files to the printer window Expected result: All files are printed without additional ...
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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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Windows 7 PC, Google blocked. All other sites OK

All google sites seem blocked with "This page can't be displayed" Error. I can ping all the google servers but even trying the IP doesn't work. Same message. I have checked hosts files. I have done ...
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How is it possible to transfer Internet Explorer (11) security settings without registry?

I have set up a PC with Internet Explorer 11 and its security settings to let it work with the customer's Web Application. I now want to transfer these IE settings - mainly security setting - so that ...