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How do i make Internet Explorer portable?

As you know support for Internet Explorer (IE) is dropped, but I'm still using it for compatibility purposes. Eg. Bypass Webp format and save images in pure jpg or png format. I still have my windows ...
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Internet explorer not working. giving cannot display web page error

So im using an old laptop to do a tech course. i have no prior experience but aim to switch jobs. i have just reformatted my hd with a downloaded copy of windows 7 ultimate. the internet explore will ...
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Where is Internet Options now that Internet Explorer is gone?

Internet Explorer retired and is no longer supported. Microsoft has pushed updates that disable access to Internet Explorer. Problem is that some applications still use a WebView component which e.g. ...
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IE11 Redirecting to Microsoft Edge on launch [duplicate]

After October 2023, it's not an option to use IE11 on Windows anymore. Is there any workaround to keep using the browser other than the known VB script?
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IE Mode in Edge fails to open in standalone mode

Repaired this Win 10 Client using SFC and DISM. Slow access to network shares fixed. Following morning the previously working Edge with an Enterprise Site List for IE stops opening in Standalone Mode. ...
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How do I stop Edge from taking over Internet Explorer?

I am working on a website and I need to test it in a real Internet Explorer. I have a Windows 10 computer with both Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge installed. When I open Internet Explorer, it ...
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Intranet zone settings apply to Edge and Chrome, but not to Firefox

We have GPO settings active that place a certain website https://www.example.com into the trustworthy intranet zone. The setting (User Settings -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -...
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Is Windows Server 2016 part of Internet Explorer Removal on Feb 14 2023

I have a machine running Windows Server 2016 and uses Internet Explorer. On February 14, 2023, will Internet Explorer be disabled/removed from this machine? If so, which update is being used? Thank ...
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Able to get online with Windows XP VM (Internet Explorer), but unable to access websites (UTM, MacOS)

I've recently installed Windows XP through UTM on MacOS Ventura. It was all going smoothly until I ran into errors opening up any other website than Google on Internet Explorer. I'm trying to install ...
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INetCache/IE folder contains an incredible amount of files and consumes a lot of disk space?

By using WizTree I discover that inside INetCache\IE folder, there are around 5 million ++ files, and they consume 11.3 GB. This is strange because I don't use Internet Explorer on my Windows 10 ...
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Exclude IE cookie from UWF in windows

I have set up the UWF on C: and excluded several folders that should be writable for my setup to work. Additionally I have an Internet Explorer cookie that is saved locally. According to Internet ...
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PDF size difference between IE and Microsoft Edge Browser

I am trying to print to download one PDF document from EDGE and IE browser on Windows 10 machine by selecting printer as Microsoft print to PDF. Document size coming as 101 MB when printing from EDGE ...
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Is it possible to open all ftp:// URLs in MS Edge (in IE mode)?

Short summary: how to make MS Edge automatically open all links starting with ftp:// in Internet Explorer mode? Is it possible at all? (Could be also a command line switch, if one exists - I can just ...
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Installing internet Explorer 10 on windows 11

I deal with some website that requires login using Internet Explorer 10. How can I install IE 10 on windows 11? Yes, it needs to be IE 10 only, not a version after that. Edit: From the answers, it ...
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How to fix error ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH

I'm working on a PHP and while the application works in Internet Explorer, within Edge, where I want to run this application, I get error ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH. How to fix this error?
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Microsoft Edge IE Mode compatible with Java Runtime Applet?

I'm really having a hard time getting a straight answer from Microsoft on whether this is possible. Situation: My organization has an internally-hosted Oracle application which currently runs on ...
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Re-install old HP Deskjet 460 portable printer

I have an old but useful printer - HP DeskJet 460, circa 2003 (not the same as a more recent 460 printer from HP!) but since I had to re-initialized Windows, I need to install a driver for the printer....
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Run/install Internet Explorer on Windows 11

Is it possible to run Internet Explorer on Windows 11? Possibly, I need to run the full internet explorer, not just a compatibility mode. Thank you!
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Access to Barclays.net (Banking )

Currently using IE to access https://cashmanagement.barclays.net/bnetservices/login.aspx and logging in via "Smart Card" However, due to migrations we need to use either Chrome, Edge or ...
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Internet Explorer Mode in Microsoft Edge in Windows 11

Some of our applications heavily depend on the ActiveX controls. As Microsoft discontinued support for Internet Explorer, we give a try for Microsoft Edge. Solution 1 : Using Microsoft Edge -> ...
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Launch browser using Chrome Or MS Edge

I have the VBA code to open multi URLs from column's cells in excel. Instead of using IE, how to change the browser to use Chrome instead. Private Sub Worksheet_BeforeDoubleClick(ByVal Target As Range,...
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Internet shortcut (.url) opens print dialog in Windows 10 and not showing an icon

When I drag from browser's (Brave, Chrome, Edge, Firefox) address bar a link to the desktop, it creates a shortcut without an icon, and when opened, it opens up as a Print dialog. Default action of ....
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How to highlight text that is not available as typical HTML Element Text?

We can press Ctrl + F in browser to find a text on the page as it gets highlighted if found a match. Even we can use good browser extensions to define our keywrords and then use the extension ...
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Windows 7 Application using Internet Explorer to render web page

An application running on Windows 7 is breaking when it tries to render Google Maps. When I load the URL into Internet Explorer it fails, when I load it via Chrome it works. I have tried to turn off ...
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Windows 10 browser search redirects to company website

I recently dusted off a somewhat older laptop that I used at my last job. I noticed that whenever I type something followed by a forward slash into the address bar on any browser I get redirected to ...
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Is there a way to disable the Internet Explore mode warning in Edge?

I have a legacy system that only works in IE. With the inevitable death of IE I'm testing it in IE mode in Edge and keep getting this banner: It's annoying as I'm both aware of the fact I'm in IE ...
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Unable to installed ie 11 in windows 10

Somehow my IE11 got replaced with Microsoft edge and I tried many ways to get the IE back, but not succeeded. I tried resetting internet option setting but its not showing the internet explorer ...
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How to determine the exact version of Internet Explorer on a(n up-to-date) Windows 10?

If I follow the steps outlined in this MS support article (Tools / About Internet Explorer), I only get the version information of Windows, not Internet Explorer. UPDATE: Some more explanation how I ...
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How to force Excel to open hyperlinks in IE (non-default browser)

I have a column of links that were concatenated (site url+specific ID number) and I would like to open them in IE because that is the only place the links open in (the site is a company tool). Is ...
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How can I open a saved website using browser offline mode?

I had opened a site and closed my browser (i.e. Firefox). After reopening, I have enabled offline mode to load the saved website, but the webpage can not be opened. I remember Internet Explorer could ...
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Windows 10: Force IE 11 to use NonAntialiased Font

I have an Email Client which uses Internet Explorer 11 for displaying HTML. Is it possible to force IE 11 to use a NonAntialiased font/quality? Thank you.
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All queries of Internet Explorer are slowed after a proxy is applied (including those bypassed directly)

I have set up an internet access limited PC for the special demand of our company, setting up a non-existent proxy server address of IE and adding those bypass sites to the excluded lists; however, ...
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What are these Internet Explorer parameters [duplicate]

Any idea what this command line does in Internet Explorer? Why would it be running on my work laptop when I only ever use Chrome? "C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE" ...
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How do I permanently disable IE script debugging on Windows 10?

I need to get rid of this: I am supposed to disable this check box under "Internet Options"> However, this option doesn't exist on Windows 10 2004/20H2
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Issue of Compability view and trusted sites IE 11 on Windows 20H2

We have a production website using ActiveX and running on Internet Explorer (IE) 5-6-7-8. From IE11 we need to add website URL to compability view for using Our production website working normal with ...
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Allow access to only one website for standard user

On my Personal Computer (Windows 10 Pro), I've two local accounts. John - Admin Doe - Standard User The thing I'm trying to enforce is that when John logs in, allow him access to any and all ...
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How Do We Launch Internet Explorer With No Address Bar

We have recently migrated from Internet Explorer (IE, henceforth) as our enterprise browser to Chromium Edge (ChrEdge, henceforth). However, we have some web-based applications that still require IE (...
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Google Toolbar History when Using Edge

When using Internet Explorer I have added the Google tool bar and its search window. As far as I know the Google tool bar does not exist on Edge. I have specified that Google is my default search ...
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Is it possible to re-install Flash ActiveX in 2021? [duplicate]

I still use Adobe Flash Player daily. I know it is no longer supported, I don't need to hear a rant about how unsafe it is in the replies. Recently, my computer updated to version KB4577586 ...
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Program Internet Explorer and ActiveX

I have a problem on a client computer running Windows 10 v20H2 with Internet Explorer and an ActiveX control; when trying to open a PDF in Internet Explorer, the program displays error: Internet ...
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Internet Explorer download history

SANS's Windows Forensic Analysis poster saysI can find the IE 8 download history along the path: *%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\IEDownloadHistory* But folder IEDownloadHistory simply ...
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Website's security certificate

Using Internet Explorer 11, Windows 10 - trying to enter a website — which is not secure — clicking "proceed to website", got the following error: “Your PC doesn't trust this website's ...
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IE "Add-on for the website failed to run" error?

Backstory: I've got some antique HVAC equipment that still depends on an old-school Java applet on a special internal webserver (in the HVAC controller itself). So, I have a special VM (Windows ...
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I get a "please select a value between 8 and 8" when I try to change "Disk space to use" under "Internet Options" in Windows 10

I am running into a strange issue with the Sims 4 video game. The frame rate is in the single digits on my computer when I am connected to the internet, but as soon as I disable the network adapter, ...
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maps.googleapis.com script doesn't load in Internet Explorer 11

I've implemented Google Maps address autofill on my website and it works great in every browser except Internet Explorer; if I try to open the Maps API script separately in a new tab, it takes forever ...
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Powershell to enable Internet Explorer downloads

To enable downloads in the Internet Explorer for Windows 2012 R2 I must: Settings > Internet options > Security > Custom Level > Enable downloads How am I able to do this with a ...
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Is Internet Explorer needed for anything in Win10? (Can I remove it?)

Look into various solutions for automating new installs of W10, I was surprised to learn that Internet Explorer (1995!) was also installed with any new W10 distribution. Q: Is this used by anything ...
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How do I enable my back space button to go back a page on internet explorer

How do I enable my back space button to go back a page on internet explorer ... can someone please help me source out the solution to this quick fix problem
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Why some websites are redirected to microsoft edge?

I tried to open https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifCWN5pJGIE And I got redirected to microsoft edge. The thing is I want it to be opened in internet explorer. It's my alarm in case something need to be ...
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Internet Explorer drops "this site is not secure" whenever opening the Syncthing web app

On a machine where I don't have any admin privileges, I have installed Syncthing. But whenever I start/restart the software I get this warning in IE: This site is not secure Error ...
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