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Questions tagged [internet-explorer]

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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Adressbar not readable in IE11 when tls security when using non-trusted tls cert

When targeting a site with self signed tls cert, my adressbar has a red background and the adress itself is shown in light gray, so that it's very hard to read the url or its parameters: Background ...
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How to upgrade Internet Explorer 8 to Internet Explorer 9 or later?

I really need an Internet Explorer 9 or later because it is necessary for a data connection from Google Sheets to my Excel File. I have tried many options but all are not working. My operating system ...
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Internet Explorer 8 command line argument for disabling restore last session popup

I am building a software robot (RPA) and as a part of the process I am required to open IE 8 on a specific website. I do this through the run command (win-r): iexplorer.exe <myURL> Now, as ...
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Single Sign on not working on IE 11 (windows 10 1803)

Single Sign on login on IE 11 not working on systems recently upgraded to windows 10 1803. One of our users tried to login but was denied until he deletes all stored credentials from the previous ...
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Trouble with https:// access to various sites

I'm experiencing a rather odd problem right now. My PC is running Windows 10 Enterprise, v1803, and about 10 days ago, suddenly several web sites stopped working properly. I first experienced it ...
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How To Debug Internet Explorer Requests?

I am having a problem with my website, insurgent.info, which Internet Explorer will not display (as in, no error page or even any attempt at loading the site - the browser immediately passes the web ...
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add sites to IE popup blocker

So here's my problem I'm using IE for this one site and when I first started doing it I told it to always allow popups from that site. But now for testing purposes I need to have IE forget I told it ...
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Add environment variable to internet explorer shortcut

As seen in the image below, I would like %username% to be replaced with the username of that current computer user. Is such a thing possible? If not would it be possible with a bash script somehow?
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Transport header security header (HSTS) is not working with Internet Explorer 11

We are using a self-signed certificate in our application & want to use HSTS header for added security. We access our application using ip or hostname. I found that for HSTS to work, - no ...
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Chrome Drag&Drop URL from address bar to desktop creates a file shortcut but is missing the website icon

Chrome's file shortcuts that it creates is missing the icon from the website. I've used internet explorer and if I drag-and-drop from the address bar to the desktop, it creates a file shortcut with ...
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AMP not compatible with IE 11

Does AMP support IE 11? I'm going to a lot of trouble to make sure my page AMP-validates and IE 11 is one of my test browsers. https://www.screencast.com/t/xFHVyaOw6Pq Is there any way to display a ...
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Cannnot get IE10 to open WebGL link to Ultralibrarian for OrCAD

The problem is simple in concept. WebGL is used by Cadence ULtralibrarian as an on-line extension of their part/component libraries. By default the Cadence program uses IE as the default browser to ...
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Internet Explorer 11 cannot download any files

at this point, I am working on a pc, where you cannot download any files. If you klick a download link, a new Tab opens for ca. 0.1 sec and closes, nothing more is happening. Currently what i've done:...
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Applets do not work in Internet Explorer 11 [2018-07]

System: OS: fresh installed Windows 7 64 bit (with all updates installed). Browser: Internet Explorer 11 32 bit Java: 8 SE, 32 bit, build 181 (latest for now) CPU: Intel C2D IE Java plugin is ...
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Call to same-domain API from React website throws 401 on Chrome and Edge, but works on IE and Firefox

Background I have a React website that posts a status update to an API on the backend, both are on the same server and domain. This POST is done using a wrapper function on top of fetch: export ...
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Get “Java Update Needed” message back

I have a user who clicked the wrong thing on this Java message: He checked the checkbox and now I don't now how to get this message back. I tried deleting the IE and Java cache and I restored the ...
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Internet Explorer command line behaviour [duplicate]

I am developing an app which opens links, I started with always showing the 'Open As' dialog, but now adding the ability to specify a default in the program. I pulled a list of browsers from the ...
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Blocking all YouTube videos, including those embedded in websites

I'm not just talking about auto buffering, nor related videos. I would like to not play any YouTube videos embedded in any websites. Is that possible with Firefox (first priority), or IE and/or ...
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Create shortcut on desktop that opens url in Internet Explorer

We use a webpage in that only works in IE. I create a shortcut on the desktop that uses the target of "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" http:\\sampleurl.com. This opens the page in IE ...
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how to update internet explorer 11 to the version 11.1155.15063.0

I have searched in many forums and in windows update, but I would like to install the manual update Internet Explorer 11 11.1155.15063.0 in windows update does not appear My operating system is ...
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IE11 javascript file is downloaded instead of opening in new tab/window when browsed

I am managing a web portal which runs through a proxy. The proxy caches the js files including other files. I do not have control of the proxy. When ever I make changes to .js files I open it in a new ...
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Users sometimes cannot access intranet site while on VPN connection

Users sometimes cannot access intranet site while on VPN connection Clients: Barracuda VPN client, Win 8.1 or 10, IE11 Server: Server 2008 R2, IIS 7.5 Our network is set up so if you are outside of ...
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Batch file command line code to set IE11 “Temporary Internet Files Settings” cache size

I have created a batch file to clean out various parts of a users Windows 7 computer by running the following commands in a .bat (batch file): ipconfig /flushdns klist purge RunDll32.exe InetCpl....
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How to enable cookies for trusted sites on both IE and Chrome using GPO

I can enable cookies for trusted sites on IE using GPO (a good explanation found here), but I would like to enable the same feature for Chrome as well. Is there a way to do this for Chrome (or all ...
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What's the latest possible version of IE11 in windows 7,8 and 8.1

I'm having difficulties with finding information about minor versions of IE11. I'm maintaining a legacy web application but due to the usage of multiple (inlcuding some outdated) components and ...
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How to recover VPN password?

I have forgotten my VPN password. I have accessed/connected it with correct credentials via Chrome browser/IE browser and OpenVPN Connect application before 10 days..Now I forgot the password.. I ...
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IE 11 Failure with PuTTY-Based SOCKS5 Proxy

I have set up a PuTTY-based SOCKS5 proxy as follows: I have configured IE11 to use this proxy as follows: I have also configured Firefox 52.7.3 (32-bit) to use this proxy in the exact same manner: ...
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Downloading free Microsoft VMs with Internet Explorer fails at ~1.5GB-2GB every time

I've been trying for over a week to download Microsoft free VMs for testing a website in different versions of Internet Explorer, but download fails everytime. Website: https://developer.microsoft....
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How can I disable "Do you want to open or save this file?” prompt for .mp3 files in IE 11?

I am using IE11 for my AutoHotKey scripts.I want to disable “Do you want to open or save this file?” download prompt. I tried following things. 1-)Find the correct registry value for.mp3 C:\Users\q&...
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windows 7 - cert revoked error in IE or chrome, but it's not

I have a server that runs a web based database application. The server uses SSL, I have a godaddy certificate, it's fine. I can go to the site, use the app, no problem. I also have a test server ...
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What settings in Internet Explorer would prevent the uploading of a file?

I have a user who cannot upload a file to my web-site. They reported it as a bug and we were unable to reproduce. I got on a screen sharing session and watched her produce the error. I then had her ...
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In Internet Options, why does “Delete browsing history on exit” keep getting enabled automatically?

Super User has oodles of questions about how to avoid tracking and/or forget your browsing history. I'm looking to do the opposite. Hear me out. Problem description I use Windows 10 64-bit. ...
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Microsoft Edge browser thumbnail tab opens by default instead of miniature tab

Whenever I open Microsoft Edge browser, I get a huge thumbnail in the header of the Windows window. Why does this happen when I open by default? How can I prevent this?
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SharePoint Online constantly prompts for credentials (for some users)

We have 150 users who should be, and appear to be, identically configured, but 8 of them get a different authentication workflow. How it works: At our company we use Office 365. We have 150 users ...
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Bulk download and naming of asp queried files with intranet authentication

I need to download around 2,000 of files from my work's intranet. Neither our IT department nor the vendor who wrote application are forthcoming with a solution. Normally the files are manually ...
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Running 2 internet explorers on one taskbar? IE 11, Windows 10

I work for a company that shall remain unnamed. We have clients and use 2 separate websites to service and maintain their accounts. What I would like is to have 2 separate internet explorer icons on ...
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Location of localStorage for Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 7

What is the path to localStorage of Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 7? In web sources I found a path C:\Users\{user}\AppData\LocalLow\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStore\ but in my computer I ...
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Internet Options to add Trusted Site Greyed Out - SysPreped Windows 10 LTSB

I just deployed an custom Windows 10 ISO I created and I can't set my local file server as a trusted site in internet options. The site button is greyed out. The only change I made in the image was ...
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FTP site not connecting in IE

I just created my new website in the AWS lightsail. The website is hosted using the Plesk package on Windows server 2012 R2. I created one domain with the anonymous ftp access along with some ftp ...
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IE not launching ClickOnce application on redirect

I am trying to assist a client in debugging the launching of a .NET ClickOnce application from a SAML setup. The way this normally works: User logs into the identity provider site (https://company....
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Starting internet explorer from elevated command prompt but drop elevated privileges in IE

Is there any way to run IE from an elevated command prompt without admin privileges? Because if i simply run “start iexplore.exe” it will have admin privileges. I am also unable to run as another user
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Internet Explorer installation in windows 10 enterprise

Disclaimer: I don't know where to post this question. If it belongs in some other stack, then let me know. I uninstalled internet explorer from windows 10 enterprise using following command and ...
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How to test on specific version of IE11

One of our old machine has older version of IE 11 and our feature doesn't work on that version. However on my local machine which has the latest version of IE 11 and it does work. I tried different ...
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Why does a session cookie appear to be HTTP-Only in Chrome but not IE

I have a site that stores a random session ID in a session cookie. In Chrome dev tools it looks like this... Notice it says the cookie is http only. But in IE I see it is not set to http-only... ...
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Internet Explorer cannot open sites on Windows 2003

I have a server with Windows Server 2003. I have this issue, I have turned enhanced security off, I lowered all security settings in IE, however I can open only Microsoft Update and Bing, as they were ...
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How to allow all IP traffic to activate

Windows Server 2003 Ent x64 (I know it's no longer supported but we have to fix some application bug before it can be upgraded to a new platform because of certification requirements) Fresh install ...
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How to close a popup internet Explorer window and return to the Parent window

I am testing a link inside a website. The link will pop up a window. Once this happen the script will not respond - It is not freezing but will not respond. It is kind of waiting for something! ...
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Internet Explorer Inoperable after Meltdown/Spectre Patches in Windows 10

This started happening shortly after Meltdown/Spectre was in the news. I've tried: Uninstalling and reinstalling IE. Resetting IE settings Uninstalling KB4056892. Searching yields results for AMD ...
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SOAP Gateway Endpoint is not accessible through Internet explorer

am trying to establish a secure TLS connection between my system and a third party API. Third party mandates that I have to use X509 certificate to communicate to it. When I try to access this API url ...
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Is is possible to zoom beyond the limits in Internet Explorer?

Im using IE to view a large svg file and would like to see the whole image. However IE has a limit of 10% on zooming out, and at that level its still too close to see whole image. Is it possible to ...