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IE will not seek audio/webm file

I'm trying to create a WebM audio only that will playback and seek in all browsers using the HTML5 tag and mime type audio/webm. I've found workarounds to get this to work in all browsers, but they ...
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Is Zscalar's HTTPS Everywhere for IE affiliated with EFF?

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a tool called HTTPS Everywhere for Firefox, Chrome and Opera. But they don't list Internet Explorer. There is a company called Zscalar that provides HTTPS ...
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Download stops at 99% and gives error

Some EXEs from our website are not downloading completely. (ex: "winmansoftware.com/files/WinmanCAERP_Update.EXE") Download completes 99% and gives error. But the same EXEs are downloading from ...
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Touch gestures in IE not working without explorer.exe being run once

Edit: Rephrasing my question: Upon further troubleshooting, I can conclude that: Touch gestures (dragging, pinch to zoom, touch-and-hold right click) in Internet Explorer start to work when: The ...
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Internet Explorer infamous ActiveX warning

I have an application that uses an Internet Explorer component to navigate to pages. In my application i block any ActiveX downloads to improve speed. I also disabled all ActiveX options available in ...
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Internet Explorer opens when I double-click firefox.exe or chrome.exe

I've been experiencing a problem for quite some time from now. I use Windows 7 and I cannot open Google Chrome or Firefox. When I click on the .EXE it opens Internet Explorer instead of Google ...
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Browser emulation not availble in ie11

My ie11 emulation option doesn't give me any options to choice from, meaning that I can't view older versions. Has anyone else experienced this?
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Can't install Internet Explorer for Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7 64-bit. My IE crashes when starting, so I tried to reinstall. I downloaded IE11-Windows6.1.exe from the MS site. But when I run it, it says That's odd. I thought IE11 was ...
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Restart Computer After IE Reset

I am using IE11 (latest KB) and I tested on Win 10, Win 8.1, and Win 7. I reset IE using the menu options: Tools → Advanced → Reset After reset is complete, IE showed a yellow bar at the ...
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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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Bold fonts rendered ugly in web browsers (IE and Chrome)

I have a terrible issue with both browsers, I've read that is caused by Helvetica fonts, I've removed that fonts, deleted FNTCACHE.dat, restarted Windows and this ugly font still appear in bold text, ...
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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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IE 10 issue with new tab

I have come across an issue in IE 10 where I first open the browser by clicking on Internet explorer icon and then login to the web application.Then I right click and select open in new tab option at ...
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Why would a new EC2 East instance take me to www.google.com.tw?

I set up an EC2 instance in the U.S. East (N. Virginia) region. It's a Windows Server 2012 instance, and the very first time I visited Google in Internet Explorer, I got redirected to google.com.tw. ...
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Switch to certain Browser/Document Mode for certain Bookmark

Is there any way to tell Internet Explorer 11 to use a certain Document/Browser mode for a certain Bookmark/URL? Alternatively, is it possible to make a shortcut that points to the website like so: "...
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Delete cookies in IE11 F12 Developer Tools and Document Mode not Edge

I want to delete the cookies in IE10. I'm running IE11 on Win7 and have set the document mode in Emulation tab in F12 Developer Tools window to 10 (insted of default Edge). My site sets some cookies ...
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iexplore.exe stays open after closing Internet Explorer

I sometimes use Internet Explorer 10, and I noticed that once you start Internet Explorer the process iexplore.exe shows up in the Task Manager. This is normal, however this process is not killed ...
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How to stop IE opening Excel spreadsheets in embedded mode?

When we open an Excel workbook with Internet Explorer (D:\Book1.xlsx in address bar) - IE opens the Excel workbook in embedded mode. It triggers Excel with the following option C:\Program Files (x86)\...
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Browsers don't respond to Taskbar's context menu

Running Win8.1 RTM with patched-to-current copies of Chrome, IE, and Firefox. Attempting to start any in private/incognito mode by right-clicking and choosing the given context menu item will fail ...
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Vimperator-like addon for Internet Explorer

Is there a vimperator-like add-in for Internet Explorer? More specifically I'm looking for something similar to the QuickHint feature of Vimperator: You hit some predefined key and every link (or ...
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Download file behind Integrated Windows Auth from command line

I'm looking for a way to be able to download the contents of a particular url that's protected behind Integrated Windows authentication from a computer that is a member of the domain, using the ...
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Trying to access e-learning but getting error saying “Error initilializing communications with LMS”

Does anyone know how to solve this problem when accessing e-learning? I'm not sure if this is a Java related error. I've followed whatever the e-learning's instruction about this and I have ...
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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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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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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 ...
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IE Compatibility (Browser) Mode vs Doc Mode

So my understanding of this Microsoft, webpage is that there is a clear difference between browser (or compatibility) mode vs doc mode. So is it a possible that a website that isn't compatible with ...
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IE 11 (64bit) redirected to BING and other Home pages after crash-restore.Worked fine before crash

Lenovo Desktop IdeaCentre K430, I5 3350, 12G RAM, Windows 8> 8.1> 10 IE 11 worked perfectly until a crash while transferring files between this computer end a Lenovo Laptop, using memory sticks of ...
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IE 11 Java Issue

I have installed IE11 in my Windows 7 Professional. But IE 11 (64 bit) is not detecting the installed Java, and it always asks me to install the JRE 6 update. In my machine, I have installed JDK 8 ...
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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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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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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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Internet explorer proxy does not follow exceptions after reboot

After a reboot any proxy exceptions are ignored by Internet explorer 11. I can go to the list, add an ";" at the end and apply and everything will work as excpected. After a reboot the same behaviour ...
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32bit Internet Explorer on Windows 10 64bit

Is there a way to install 32bit version of Internet Explorer (AFAIK doesn't matter which version) on 64bit Windows 10? There already is Internet Explorer in Windows 10 but it seems there's only a ...
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Internet Explorer 9 cannot display the webpage Error for few users

Some of my site users having problem when accessing via in Internet Explorer 9 (my site supports only IE9) . My website (sub.example.com) is developed using ASP.net and it is the sub-domain of example....
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Java 64 bit fails or hangs in 64 bit Internet Explorer 11

Installed 64 bit Java for Internet Explorer. IE has "Enhanced Protected Mode" and "64-bit Processes for Enhanced Protected Mode" both enabled, and no "iexplore.exe *32" processes are running. ...
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Any reason why Internet Explorer won't play HTML5 video on some computers?

We've got a client who is saying an HTML5 video won't play on Internet Explorer 11 on their machine. We've tested it and it works just fine on IE9 and above on the computers in our office. So I was ...
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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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Script Errors from application, debugging disabled

I am getting ye olde Internet Explorer Script Errors in an application. I have disabled script debugging (IE) and script debugging (other) and unchecked display notification about every script error ...
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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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Internet Explorer 11 in a terminal (kiosk) with low resolution

We are currently using Porteus Kiosk (Linux) on our terminals. The terminal boots and starts with Firefox open on the default page (our client’s web address). Now we are considering switching to ...
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Captcha unification mechanism in different browsers?

How the captchas which are generated from one site could be valid at the same time but in 2 different browsers (e.g. IE and FF)? What makes this separation? How I can find these values or factors? I ...
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buttons and input fields are shown with X symbol in MS IE

I have an issue with MS Internet Explorer 11 ver 11.0.14 where most of buttons and input fields are shown with X symbol as in the below image: I am using Windows 8.1 Any advise?
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how to clear caching? of .url files

I'm doing some scripting that generates .url files in my C:\temp directory. These files are only 2 lines long. For example, as a test, I created a file C:\temp\test_shortcut.url: (echo [...
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Cannot download from browser inside of my VM

Just as the title states, I am unable to download anything from the browser from within my VM. Forinstance trying to download a windows program called ActiveX from internet explorer inside of my VM, ...
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Automatic toggling between tabs in a set amount of time

Currently I am using Internet Explorer 10, and I have 4 displays opened. Let it be Tab1, Tab2, Tab3 and Tab4. So I need to Automatically toggle from Tab1 to Tab2 then to Tab3 and so on in a set amount ...
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Error downloading file with Internet Explorer using HTTPS

We recently have a problem with Internet Explorer when downloading files over HTTPS from one application. Suddenly it started to show this error Internet Explorer no puede descargar ${page} de ${...
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IE 11 gets unstable

After some time, IE goes into this unstable state. The best way to describe it is with this screenshot: Before: After: So after some use, the tabs lose the title of the page, the menubar gets ...
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Open Excel links in other than default browser

I have many hyperlinks to web pages in an Excel file and I want to open those links either in IE or Chrome depending on the link. Most of my links I use I have no issues with opening the default ...
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How do I get IE to prompt before opening a pdf file?

When clicking on a link to a pdf file, Internet Explorer simply opens it in Adobe Reader. How do I make it ask for confirmation first?
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FireFox SSO session used by Windows for further authentications?

On our document management system we use SSO and I also configured FF for auto login. Now that I extended the DMS with a feature which should load content from the Repository via SharePoint-Module in ...