how to disable gzip content encoding in Internet explorer 10

In Firefox, you can disable gzip decoding by setting the configuration parameter
network.http.accept-encoding
to gzip;q=0,deflate;q=0

Is there any way of doing the same with Microsoft Internet explorer 10 ?
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Roger AlcindorAsked:
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arnoldCommented:
gzip is a compression scheme used to curb the consumption of bandwidth mostly on the sending side but has the same on the receiving side with the tradeoff on processing on both ends.
I do not think it is an available configurable option, you might be able to add a custom

See if the below helps your situation.
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/837251
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I have to ask why you would do that?  gzip speeds up the deliver of web page content when it is used.  Why do you want it to be slower?
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Roger AlcindorAuthor Commented:
Hello Dave,
   I am writing an application to inspect HTTP data from a web site of interest to me and it appears that some of the content is encoded with gzip whereas I wish to inspect the content in plain text.
My application is written using an Indy 10 TIdHTTPProxy component with Embarcadero C++ Builder XE8.
I have done some tests with Firefox configured as above but not through my proxy server and monitoring data with Wireshark which results in preventing the web site of interest using gzip encoding.
If I configure Firefox to use my Proxy server application as a proxy server then the site of interest connects but does not otherwise respond except for "Waiting for ....".
I would like to see if I get the same result with Internet explorer likewise configured not ot support gzip decoding.
I have not found any examples of C++ builder code that uses the Indy TIdHTTPProxy component.
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
In that case, you might look at removing the 'Accept' line in the request headers or at least the 'gzip' part of it.  If the server doesn't get that, it won't 'gzip' the contents.
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Roger AlcindorAuthor Commented:
That worked as required. Many thanks,
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
You're welcome.
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