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IE9 not prompting to save downloaded CSV file, opens in Excel

I am accessing a website that generates CSV files when I click a "download" link. Instead of prompting to "save or open", IE 9 is going right ahead and trying to open the returned file in Excel. Since ...
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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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Shortcuts with command line arguments blocked with IE error - These files can't be opened

My local shortcuts (.lnk files) do not execute if the shortcut has any command-line arguments On freshly-installed 64-Bit Windows 8 Shortcut worked fine on Windows 7 32-Bit It depends where the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The option “Print all linked documents” in Internet Explorer 11 does not print all linked documents

I manage a website which provides a resume management service for recruiters. We have a feature that allows the end user to print a batch of resumes. This is accomplished by rendering a web page ...
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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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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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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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Internet Explorer runs whenever I run an exe file

I'm using Windows 7. Whenever I try to run an .exe file, Internet Explorer runs with it. How can I fix this? P.S. .exe files are working fine, but IE runs with them automatically.
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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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MSIE11 Developer Tools not showing requests made by EMBED element

UPDATE: I assume the cause behind this weird behavor is that some plugins (WMP, VLC, ...) in some DOCTYPEs talk to the remote server directly, therefore browser simply can not detect their requests. I ...
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How to open a webpage if it isn't already open, and if it is, switch to it instead?

I am currently executing this command in my batch file "C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" "http://localhost" to open up my page in Internet Explorer after generating it and ...
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How to pin modern ie to the taskbar?

Regarding the new Windows 8.1 Update 1's ability to pin modern apps to the task bar, I have a problem - I cannot pin the modern IE to the taskbar. When I right click and set "Pin to taskbar" it pins ...
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When does windows 8 cause account.live.com account activity?

Someone recently sent emails from a third-party email address (spoofed to look like me) to a number of contacts of mine. The only place that contact list the email drew from could have come from was ...
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How to automatically download exe files in Internet Explorer 11?

In IE 11 and before downloading files there's the annoying bar (as seen here under Internet Explorer 9 & 10). I've been trying to disable it for a while... I tried enabling in gpedit.msc Turn off ...
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Internet Explorer is messing Firefox & Chrome

I there: I am developing a system in PHP (language) using Apache as a web server (WAMPServer 5.4). My site (located in http:\127.0.0.1) works fine in Firefox (my main browser). I tested in ...
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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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Internet explorer does not ask to save passwords or form data (9,10,11)

Hello on Win 7 32bit Internet Explorer suddendly stopped filling forms and does not ask to save passwords. No version works (9,10,11). Autocomplete is on. We deleted forms history and ...
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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) and ...
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downgrade internet explorer while retaining settings

I need to downgrade IE 11 to IE 10 for someone. This is simple enough. However, there are many settings that the person needs to keep so that can retain access to their remote desktop at work. They do ...
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Disable the Yellow Popup in InternetExplorer 10

I am saving a file to particular folder but I get an IE popup asking "Do you want to open or save (filename.png) from localhost?" Is this possible to disable this manually?
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Unable to continue after certificate error i IE

I am on a closed HP ILO network, and I am trying to access the web interface (https) of a HP c7000 Onboard Administrator (though I do not believe this is an issue specific to the equipment) through ...
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Internet Explorer 10 freezing when accessing Siebel 7.5

I am seeing a Windows 8 machine running IE 10 which is having issues causing it to get slower and slower and ultimately freeze after trying to access a Siebel 7.5 site. It also hangs when trying to ...
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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 ...
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how to prevent third party program installs from changing browser settings without permission

I'm sure everyone knows how it is. You install a third party program and it wants to install 101 'useful' toolbars and change your search and homepage; some even install add-ons that spam you with ...
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Redirect URL Warning (like Firefox) equivalent for IE, Firefox, & Maxthon

Firefox has an option (Option | Advanced | General): Warn me when websites try to redirect or reload a page. This isn't precisely the behavior I want (lots of pop-ups and slows things down) but it ...
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Internet Explorer 10 Compatibility View sends incorrect User Agent String

My user agent string in IE 10 Compatibility View is incorrect. It still sends a user agent string that identifies as IE 10. This prevents pages rendering in IE7 the way they should. Internet ...
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IE 10 won't load with Protected Mode enabled

I discovered recently that I could not open IE. The window would open, appear for a few seconds, then disappear. I run Webroot security, but installed Ad-aware and ran a scan. I also ran HiJackThis ...
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Trusted Site displaying as Unknown Zone (Mixed)

We have an application that must run in IE and the client insists the application runs as a Trusted Site. When we set the url as a trusted site in IE settings the login page loads fine and IE says ...
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Automatically import bookmarks from Chrome to Internet Explorer once a week

Is there any way to set up a batch file or something to import bookmarks from Chrome to Internet Explorer once every so often, removing all bookmarks from IE? I've tried using Xmarks to sync between ...
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Old file gets downloaded from the website

This problem is little bit difficult to troubleshoot,but let me know anyone had the same issue. In some Computer i found that the browser downloads old file from a website instead of new file. From ...
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Internet Explorer - Open file dialog with IP address & hostname

I am having a static php page with a simple input type file, for file upload. If I open http://127.0.0.1/mypage.php in internet explorer, if I click on it, it opens "open file dialog", but it doesn't ...
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How can I export cookies with httponly flag from Internet Explorer?

It seems that Internet Explorer doesn't export cookies that are flagged as httponly. Example: JSESSIONID-Cookie from J2EE web applications. Does anyone know a workaround for this?
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Bing still showing up in Windows 8 after being uninstalled

I have uninstalled Bing, i have supposedly rendered it useless by all kinds of methods but Bing still comes back every time i open firefox and internet explorer. And now i have MSN coming up as well. ...
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Copying Tables from a Website

I have difficulty making an Excel-readable file from a table on a Website. The problems very specific to my question are: I have to use IE 7 to access the site. Excel is installed in another ...
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Flash Builder / Internet Explorer and disabled add-ons

I have been experiencing a very annoying problem that I have not found a solution to yet. Every once in a while when I start debugging a project from the Flash Builder (4.0 now, 4.6 before), all of ...
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Proxy connection while browser is running

I made an application that changes in registry value of two keys: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ProxyServer to ...
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Windows Update and IE fail to connect, but Chrome fine?

Out of ideas on this one. (Running Windows Vista.) I have a program that accesses the internet to retrieve financial market data. One day it tells me that it can't log in -- timeout error. I check ...
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Can you specify per program how Internet Explorer handles hyperlinks?

Is there a way to configure Internet Explorer's "Open links from other programs in:" option per program? I'm looking for a way to allow different programs to act differently when clicking ...
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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: ...