Internet Explorer is the web browser developed by Microsoft. Version specific questions should use a version-specific tag, as this tag is for more general cases.

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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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Can't remove Internet Explorer Add-On

I'm using IE8 on Windows 7. I'm trying to delete an add-on from my "Manage Add-ons" panel. But when I double click the add-on I'd like to delete, the "Remove" button is grayed out. Only the disable ...
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On Windows Server 2012, I cannot connect with IE, but telnet or powershell works just fine

On Windows Server 2012R2, I have the following issue: I can ping my other (Linux) server I can telnet into it on port 80 I can send a GET /url/ and I receive a response with html (in telnet) I can ...
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Bookmarklet: run JS command after page is loaded

I build quite a lot of bookmarklets to automate my every day's work. Now I faced a problem: I would like (by clicking on a bookmarklet) to open a page in web browser (I use Internet Explorer 8) and ...
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Resize open file dialog Internet Explorer

I'm a little bit stuck here. I'm trying to get the common dialog that appears when you open/save a file in Internet Explorer fullscreen and be persistent. If i open the dialog, resize it, close it and ...
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How can I use bookmarklets in IE11 that involve cross-site scripting?

I'm trying to use some bookmarklets that involve loading javascript from a trusted website. In particular, OpenSpritz and Squirt I have Squirt working in Chrome, but I use IE11 for the most part. ...
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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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Create origin aliases for a web browser?

Is there a way to configure browsers with a list of "origin aliases" so that a web app functions as expected? If so, how? For example, I would like to tell the browser https://wiki and ...
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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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Address bar should be disabled in Kiosk mode for Metro IE

I want to use Metro IE in Kiosk mode, but restricting the user's ability to navigate to other URLs. The address bar should be disabled completely. How can I achieve this?
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How to enable the 'Save and Open' option in Internet Explorer

I've recently upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 and now when I try to download/open a *.csv file from the internet I get the following options in IE. The Save and Open option is disabled/greyed out. ...
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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 isn't Internet Explorer respecting Compatibility View settings?

In Internet Explorer 11, I've set compatibility view for a particular site. The setting seems to set and save alright, however, IE11 won't change the user-agent. I've watched this through IE's ...
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How can I recover an IE11 crashed session when recover previous session button isn't shown?

Platform: windows 8.1 Tablet, z3735f, main storage: 32GB emmc, ram: 2GM physical+4GB virtual When I was browsing with IE11, windows reminded me that my battery was running low so I plugged in to ...
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How to define what IE is going to be launched by default (32 bit vs 64 bit)

Following my previous question here, how do I define what browser will be opened by default when running a web address from Run Dialog? At the moment my issue is that at the moment it opens the 32 bit ...
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How do you select text on IE desktop with touch gestures?

When using IE10 or IE11 in desktop mode, how do you select text using touch gestures? Double tap zooms in; tap-and-hold is the equivalent of right-clicking at that pointer location. Is text ...
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sync google chrome and internet explorer bookmarks

Can any one tell me of a good way to sync Google chrome bookmarks to Internet Explorer favorites? I Have already tried Xmarks, however to use this means turning off Google bookmark sync and if I do ...
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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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Add local file to IE11 Trusted Zone or Local Intranet

I'd like to add a local file (C:\Users\David\AppData\LocalLow\LastPass\iehome2.html) LastPass needs to open my LastPassVault in IE11. Scripting is disabled in my Internet zone and the file needs ...
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IE 11 installed but still running IE8

I installed Internet Explorer 11 and I am still running IE8. I would like to uninstall IE8 or at least make IE11 the default one. I have been having issues previously to install it using Windows ...
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Run IE Frame Inside Chrome

We're in situation where we run a legacy application on silverlight which we are now starting experience issues in chrome being they are depreciating NPAPI functionality. We're trying to workout ...
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Is there a list of what Internet Explorer considers in-date for its ActiveX check (specifically, for Java)?

Internet Explorer now blocks ActiveX controls that it thinks are out of date. At this blog post, by Oracle, the initial versions of Java that would be blocked are listed. Is there a list anywhere ...
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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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Troubleshoot IE issue

All day long, I work with IE. Every now and then, I click a link and I get a message like: This page can’t be displayed Make sure the web address {LINK} is correct. ... Then I try ...
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Open a set of webpages in tabs in same window upon system startup without altering browser startup behavior? [duplicate]

I have a set of four webpages that I like to have open on my right-hand monitor when the system starts up. I know that I can place one link in the "startup" folder - thoughts on how to get the ...
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Single YouTube video does not play in IE10, Flash 12.0.0.38

A Windows 7 PC with IE8 would not play a YouTube video. The video player loads, and the progress meter increases to show it is loading the movie in the background, but clicking the play button will ...
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Stop Foxit PhantomPDF Standard from Opening PDFs in Internet Explorer 11

Is there a way to stop Foxit PhantomPDF from opening a linked PDF in the browser plugin? My desired behavior is for it to open the PDF in a Foxit PhantomPDF window. I've looked for an add-in, but ...
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Why can't I go directly to the Oracle sign on page?

When I paste this URL (below) into my web browser... Chrome or IE https://login.oracle.com/mysso/signon.jsp I get an error saying ... Error! Do not use bookmarked URL. Please type the URL you are ...
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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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unable to copy/paste on windows 7 64 bit

running Windows 7 64 bit. i am unable to copy and paste anything either from IE or firefox or from notepad to another notepad.. i am the administrator on this machine and it just happens recently ...
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Visual artefacts in Internet Exporer 11 in Windows 8.1

It appears only in IE 11 in Windows 8.1 x64 - in Windows 7 everything is ok. On some sites I have to see such strange phenomenons. I have no idea why some elements change color or just disappear when ...
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Is there a way to view a site from a web browser's cache?

A website I saw on my local network recently appears to have gone down. I don't have control over the device that serves the site, so I can't simply bring it back up or troubleshoot it directly ...
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Connection Settings in IE changes after every system restart

I changed the settings in IE to not to use proxy server for connections by unchecking the Tools->Internet Options->Connections tab->Settings->Use a proxy server for this connection But ...
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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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How to remove the internal popup in IE and chrome

There is a internal pop up in IE and chrome , i dono how this is coming , i can see this page even in google home page . please help me to remove this. find the attached image.
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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 remove mystartsearch.com from browsers [duplicate]

Today, my sister accidentally downloaded an adware/spyware into my PC. Now, every-time I open up any browsers, I will see mystartsearch.com homepage. I tried all the best I can based on my knowledge ...
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IE Right-Click Save Target As .DWG File type Error

Background: My web application allows users to upload images and files that are later available for download by presenting a link that the user can Right-Click Save As. My issue: In Internet ...
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How to automate log on to remote machine via Internet Explorer

At work we can log onto our works computers from home. We do this via Internet Explorer or FireFox. We visit a URL, which begins the process. We have to Java enabled and a Java app runs. We then ...
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Ctrl-F shortcut of Find option not working in IE8

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 Ctrl-F for search option. ...
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IE11 on windows 8.1 loses my logins data

I recently switched to windows 8.1 and IE 11 and in Windows 7 with (I am not sure about IE version!), when I login to say Gmail and I closed IE and restart my laptop, I was still login to Gmail when I ...
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Internet Explorer 11 addons don't work

I can't enable third-party addons like LastPass or Adblock Plus on Internet Explorer 11 because the options for toggling them are greyed out. Only Microsoft addons work. I've reinstalled IE twice, but ...
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Set Internet Explorer as the default browser from the command line

Is it possible to set Internet Explorer as the default browser to launch from the command line? I have a web application that only runs under Internet Explorer, but if it happens that Firefox is ...
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IE 11 (with standard settings) forgets login session between restarts

IE 11, Windows 7 I rarely use IE but I noticed that on some but not all sites when I quit IE and restart I have to login again. Because I use it so infrequently my settings are all "standard", the ...
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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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Long unknown process when closing browsers?

Over a period of months, I've noticed heavy use of the hard drive when I shut down browsers. The worst of the worst is MSIE, which can take 10 minutes or so before it stops. Given the amount of time ...
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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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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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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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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?