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Force Internet Explorer 11 to open instead of Edge on Windows 10

Unselecting "Enable third-party browser extensions" option had worked but does not work anymore. KB5031355 (Windows Server, October 10, 2023) notices that "certain versions of Microsoft ...
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Where to find Internet Explorer Accelerators after MS decimated IE Gallery

After much digging, I found that the Way Back Machine DID archive the XML files associated with each entry, and I've been able to extract 144 OpenSearch and openService XML files from the old IE ...
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IE11 where are cookies really stored?

Most of the time IE11 stores cookies in %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies or if you're using IE in protected mode, %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\Low. ...
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Is there a way to tell what forces IE 11 compatibility mode?

Check out the F12 developer tools. They should be able to tell you what's going on in the background.
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Internet Explorer 11 Change the downloaded file name, replacing all the dots (.) with underscores (_)

Disable the "Restrict File Download" policies: Source: Event 1028 - Automatic Download Blocking Open Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc): Expand Computer Configuration and disable any policies under:...
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Why is IE using up so much CPU?

To diag the CPU usage issues, you should use Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) to capture CPU Sampling data / Profile. To capture the data, install the Windows Performance Toolkit, which is part of the ...
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Where are cookies stored in IE11 on Windows 10 (1709)

This is by design. If you run shell:cookies and activate hidden files in Explorer you see a file called deprecated.cookie with this content: Cookies are no longer stored in files. Please use ...
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Internet Explorer 11 as a SOCKS5 Proxy Client Resolves Hostnames Locally, not on the Proxy

there is no version of IE that supports SOCKS5 (not even Edge), they are all SOCKS4 which doesn't support server-side DNS resolution. If you want a SOCKS5 browser, then Firefox does it (but doesn't ...
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Open pinned site in Internet Explorer 11

You can't modify the internet shortcut, because a .url is a different format from a .lnk. However, you can create a .lnk - it's a regular program shortcut - where the target is "C:\Program Files\...
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Location of localStorage for Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 7

You should find it here: %localappdata%\Microsoft\Windows\INetCookies
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What is this "Tx" button on this textbox?

That plugin is called TinyMCE. Its official website can be found at https://www.tiny.cloud The button you are looking at is the "Clear Formatting" button. In the below link (working example of ...
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Internet Explorer: How to block executable files (exe/com/pif/scr/bat/ps1) from being 'Run' on download

If you are running the Enterprise version of Windows 7, 8/8.1, or 10, you can use AppLocker to configure this policy through the local Group Policy editor (gpedit). AppLocker is far superior to ...
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Internet Explorer: How to block executable files (exe/com/pif/scr/bat/ps1) from being 'Run' on download

The closest you might be able to get is to block the download of “high risk” file types in Internet Explorer and provide some other method for users to download them. The block can be accomplished by ...
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How to resolve "Content was blocked" issue in IE11 in a part of the page?

A TeamViewer support session revealed that the specific error depicted in the question is different from the root certificate problem outlined in the other answer (though that was an issue, too). The ...
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Windows 10, Add remove programs does not re-enable Internet explorer 11

I had the same problem after upgrading a Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 10 Home. Internet Explorer was not visible in searches, and the directory for the application contained only residual files. ...
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Where is IE 11 History located on the FS?

In windows 7 Internet explorer 11 will make another file if you close internet explorer delete & then reopen IE. How ever mine is not the same as the first one. You can make this folder your self ...
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Old School CTRL+F Behavior

For IE 11, as a user setting, under: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\ ...create a new key called "Find". Under the new Find key, create a new DWORD value called EnableFrameDlg and set ...
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KB4025252 is offered even though it's already installed

This was a benign bug by Microsoft. Since the changes are already included in the July Security Monthly Quality Rollup (KB4025341), the patch wasn't detecting that the patch was no longer required: ...
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Internet explorer does not show the login form of a website

I just tried it on my system (Windows 10 v1809 Enterprise x64), using Internet Explorer 11 and I'm only getting a message saying "You must log in to continue", but with no login form. It's possible ...
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IE 11 in Windows 11?

As others have said you can use Edge compatibility mode: You may need to enable this in Settings > apps > optional features internet explorer mode. If this doesn't work you can try this small c#...
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IE 11 - Favorites Bar can not be enabled, option greyed out

You can Verify security settings of %USERPROFILE%\Favorites to ensure the user has write access to this folder. Verify if IEAK was used to deploy IE previously. Back in the day, a custom build of ...
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IE 11 - Favorites Bar can not be enabled, option greyed out

Try excluding 1 user from the GPO (deny read access), then refresh the GPO with "gpupdate /force" and see if the problem persist. Also make sure you don't have a computer GPO that may also affect this ...
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Physical location of internet Explorer V11 history

Finally , i find usefull link Read here Internet Explorer stores its history in C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WebCache\ in file called WebCacheV01.dat (Extensible Storage Engine ) ...
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Use GPO to set the size of temporary internet files in IE 11

Built-in GPO give no options for controlling the cache size. However, there are custom Administrative Templates that add this capability. Personally, I'd recommend the template offered by Petri.com ...
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How to resolve "Content was blocked" issue in IE11 in a part of the page?

I don't have Windows 8 or IE 11, so I can only show the corresponding interface in IE 8. Opening the certificate properties as outlined in Install SSL certificate from an untrusted website into the ...
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