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How can I get org-protocol to work with Internet Explorer?

I am using org-mode in Emacs, and can successfully use org-protocol with Firefox, that is, the following org-protocol://store-link://http:google.com//google successfully works in Firefox, after ...
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IE 10 crashes on 'File Upload' when using EMET

This problem has been occurring for quite some time now for me (at least two to three weeks). Whenever I try to upload an image, IE crashes. It crashes because EMET stops an illegal operation. The ...
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Windows 8 can't print from Internet Explorer but can print from other programs

I have a machine running Windows 8. When we try to print a bank statement, a side bar pops up asking which printer to select. After selecting the printer I get a message stating it couldn't connect to ...
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What is the correct way of dealing with Windows Socket Error 10065?

First, i'll describe my platform. I use Windows 8, no AV, default firewall disabled. I get internet through PPPoE connection with pre-set IP, DNS, subnetwork mask and primary gate. Also i use ...
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Windows Internet Explorer 11 Update error - sfc /scannow fail

Since the last few days I am having problems with IE. IE starts for 1 second and immediately closes (1st Issue), furthermore IE11 Windows Update fails with code 9C48 (2nd issue) To fix this issue I ...
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Is IE 11 the latest and available for Windows 8 Pro x64?

I'm running Windows 8 Pro, x64, fully patched. It has Internet Explorer 10.0.9200.17116 installed. I checked Windows update and there are no updates available. I had a popup spring from somewhere, ...
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IE Add-on execution permission dialog box

I usually go with Flash disabled in my browser (security, annoyance, CPU load, bandwidth). However, occasionally Flash is needed, so needs to be enabled. Firefox has a great FlashBlocker plugin. On ...
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Youtube videos become out of sync with chrome

While watching youtube videos, slowly but surely they become out of sync. By pressing progress bar ticker and dragging it to, for example, same position - audio sync issue is fixed, but, after a while ...
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Changing Last Opened Folder in IE

As you knonw IE will save last opened folder somewhere. so next time when you try to choose a file from PC, the last opened folder will be the starting folder for choosing files. I want to know where ...
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Internet Explorer clearing browser history mid-session, causing the back and forward buttons to be greyed out

Recently we've had a problem with some of our users; it seems as though IE is clearing it's browser history, forcing the back and forward buttons to not function (both greyed out for the rest of the ...
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Browser images are blurry (heavily compressed on arrival)

First, I'd like to say that this is a question regarding Windows 7 x64. I couldn't find the proper forum for asking this, so I apologize. The title itself is not misleading. In every browser I tried, ...
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I need to find the dates on which I first accessed webpages

What is the easiest way to find the first time I visited a given website in: Firefox 32.0.3 Google Chrome 37.0.2062.124 and IE 11.0.12 I need to know the very first time that I visited each website, ...
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Running old versions of Macromedia Shockwave in a modern browser

I'm trying to find ways to run Macromedia Shockwave 8 or 8.5 in a modern browser. So far, I have yet to find any methods besides running Adobe Shockwave 12 and hoping for the best. Is there a way to ...
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How do I set default internet zone level with Group policy?

I have been trying for a while to get this done with no success. It looks like my group policy settings are being applied when I run the group policy results wizard. Here is what I am doing to set ...
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Javascript not running at all in IE

I just have a small problem: This is all I have for my script <script type="text/javascript" src="./jquery.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> ...
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How can I make Windows Explorer show FTP server files without it using IE?

I work for a manufacturing company. In one of our labs we have a laptop running XP SP3 and IE7. This laptop is disconnected from the internet, and has not been updated or purposefully modified in some ...
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Printing from IE pages blacks out text

When users are printing pages from a specific site (containing important data) the print preview looks fine but the resulting print has all of the text lines blocked out with a square of black ink, ...
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Error while deleting internet explorer

My Internet Explorer is not visible in the uninstall programs list but and when I try to remove the folder from c drive it shows the error You require permission from TrustedInstaller to make ...
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How to re-enable Internet Explorer after disabling it and downgrading (11->9)

I need to test a site on IE9 for a client. For technical reasons, I'm forced to work on a Windows 7 virtual machine, which runs IE11. So I found this tutorial which basically says you can do that by ...
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Launch IE in Touch Mode from Command Line

I'm on Windows 8. How do I launch Internet Explorer in touch mode from the command line? I'm hoping for something like this: iexplore /TouchMode Please note, I want this to be a switch or something ...
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I tried installing IE11, but it seems to be corrupted.

I tried installing IE11 but I do not think the install completed properly. It's listed as a program under the start menu but not under Control Panel -> Programs and Features. When I try to open it, it ...
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Internet Explorer: Set homepage for all users without GPO

I'm looking for a way to set the homepage of Internet Explorer (and possibly other browsers) for all Users through command line/Powershell, or any other method that doesn't use the domain policies ...
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how to pull the focus of web page in sight?

We are using a IE based OA system, and usually there are many records, which requires many pagedown until i find the record i need and click it to open the record details. When i close the record, the ...
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Is it possible to know which content was blocked by Tracking Protection in IE?

I'm using many Tracking Protection Lists in my Internet Explorer (IE11 if that matters). In this case if I visit a website that has part of its content block IE shows a blue icon where I can see that ...
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IE-9 difference between cookies in AppData/Local and AppData/Roaming

It seems IE stores cookies in the following two locations: C:\Users\'username'\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies and C:\Users\'username'\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary ...
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How to block html5 videos system wide

Background: I am a novice web programmer and frequently use different browsers to test for incompatibilities. I sometimes find myself easily distracted and am trying to block video sites such as ...
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Install Java plugin for IE without manual update or install

I have a client machine with JRE installed. Now i see the problem that java plugin is not installed in IE. Is there anyway i could manually register java plugin for IE without using installer or java ...
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How to change Internet Explorer's initial start page?

Not home page, but start page. For those who are still confused, it's the page that will come up when you open the browser. However, if you press the 'Home' button or press Alt+Home, it will show ...
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Force IE to always display certain file types as plain text

How do I force IE to always display certain file types as plain text. When I click on a link to a file, IE is ignoring the text/plain and rendering the file as text/html.
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identifying new GPOs pushed down from Active Directory

How do you identify the recent and Group Policy Objects that have been pushed down to a client machine? I am trying to identify if any new IE settings were pushed down recently.
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Internet works on Firefox, but not Internet Explorer or Google Chrome?

I have the exact opposite problem as this question, so the answer isn't applicable. For some reason, I can connect to the internet via Firefox on one of my computers, but I cannot connect to the ...
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Names of internet pages not showing on some PC's

We use a custom developed piece of software that helps us with our accounts, orders etc. It is accessed via internet explorer and due to the way it works, only accessible via IE :( On some systems ...
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How to prevent internet explorer of being reinstalled? How to delete IE completely?

I have Windows 7. I tried to remove IE completely. However, windows itself always allows it to be reinstalled again: By going to the option "Set Program Defaults" one can always install IE again: ...
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Server Standard `12 IE 11, OneDrive for Business wont opein in Explorer

We are beginning to use OneDrive for Business and I'd like to create connect to a share or map a drive to our shared folder on OneDrive. All the Win7 user & Win8 users have no problems following ...
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IE8 how to hide “Java is obsolete” bar message preventing automatic script execution?

I have a computer which specifically needs to use Java 6 Update 11 AND IE8. (Updating to Java 7 Update 67 crashes all the web apps of my customer). I uninstalled the new Java and installed his old ...
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How to test IE intranet zone

how I can I tell whethear IE treats the given URL as intranet zone or other zone? I have trouble with Kerberos negotiate auth and I need to know if the problem is with zoning, or zone setting. I'm ...
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Connect to Outlook button missing from Sharepoint

I am using IE 11 to access a Sharepoint site with a calendar. On IE 10 I could see the option to connect the calendar to Outlook, but on IE 11 this option is missing. On Windows 7, downgrading to IE ...
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How to see Session Zero UI on Windows Server 2008 R2

Hello I am seeking assistance with a project I am working on. The project is MVC web application with a WCF service on IIS7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2. The WCF service is using Watin web automation ...
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Experiencing issue sending a PDF that is open in IE through Outlook

There is a user in my firm that is having trouble with a PDF that is open in Internet Explorer. What happens is that this user will go File > Send > Page by email. What should happen is that a ...
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Internet Explorer connects to the Internet but Chrome does not

I am having trouble connecting to the Internet with Google Chrome, even though IE works just fine and so does a bunch of other software. Chrome seems to work well on other accounts on the same ...
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AD-DS: IE policy to open links either in new window or new tab

Is it possible to apply a AD-DS policy to force the opening of clicked links either in a new window or in a new tab instead of the current tab in the current window? I know the user could simply ...
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Word Help doesn't display help file but wants to download XML file

Word 2010, Windows Server 2008 R2 When I try to open help in Word (or press F1), instead of displaying the XML help file, I see a window asking me whether I want to save the file with a note that ...
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Internet proxy not working until IE is refreshed

My work PC was recently upgraded to Windows 7, and now I'm noticing strange behaviour: Chrome would frequently, usually within the hour or so, fail to access the web. I get the error "The webpage is ...
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How to disable Javascript Debugging in IE11?

I am building an ASP.NET Web Forms application (not site) and whenever I debug with Internet Explorer, I cannot seem to disable the integrated Javascript debugging with Visual Studio 2013 Pro. How do ...
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Internet Explorer 11 dying when access Favorites (star) button on Windows 7

Internet Explorer 11 (64 bit on Windows 7) has been giving me problems for a while, dying when I push the Favorites button. Unfortunately, one time it didn't die, and the next time I ran it, IE ...
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Gateway laptop running windows 8.1 and IE 11

After a critical update was perfomed i began having issues with IE 11. My email and facebook apps work but the IE app only displays a blank page and says "waiting for ..." in the tab. Also, when i use ...
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Can I upgrade from IE8 to IE9 only? Not go as far as 10 or 11

I'm currently testing an application in IE8, I want to upgrade to IE9 but when I got to the Windows website, it will only let me upgrade straight to IE11, I can't find any option to only go as far as ...
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Browsers behaving very strangely/not working in Windows Vista SP 2

Sorry, that I'm posting this as a guest, but I couldn't log in. Maybe you can help me. I had a virus and gave this inspiron 1525 laptop to a computer expert, who removed it. I think he reinstalled ...
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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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Unable to play embedded audio in IE11 using RDS 2012 R2

I am currently attempting to play an audio file on an RDS session using Windows Server 2012 R2. When loading the web page in IE11 (which has all of the same settings as a version of IE11 on a ...