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Internet Explorer is a series of graphical web browsers first developed by Microsoft Corporation in 1995. It is included in the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems. It was first released as part of the add-on package Plus! for Windows 95.

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I lost a link some years back that shows how we can launch IE so that it
re-opens the last tabs : got a new laptop in a new place so would like to
set this up.

I don't have admin privilege on the Win 10 laptop
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I am trying to reach the following site https://competency.lww.com/cc/login.do  I looked up the IP and it's however, it's timing out.  I am behind a watchguard firewall and I've added it every place I could think of and it's still not resolving.  I have a wireshare but I can't really read it.  If I try this on my guest network outside of my firewall it works just fine.
I try to automate some handling on a webpage. I have read all the articles I could find, but it just does not fit.

This is partial the webpage:

Transaction page
This is the HTML beneath:

<div class="rgWrap rgArrPart2">
<a title="Go to Next Page" href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00j','')">Volgende</a>
<input type="submit" name="ctl003" value=" " title="Next Page" class="rgPageNext" /> 
<a title="Go to Last Page" href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl004','')">Laatste</a>
<input type="submit" name="ctl005" value=" " title="Last Page" class="rgPageLast" />

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"Volgende" en "Laatste" are Dutch for "Next" and "Last".

The code which I try to build needs to click on the "Volgende" so I get the next page with records.

I have tried the following code:


    GetElementsByTagName() and filter by value:

    Set oInputs = IE.Document.GetElementsByTagName("input")
    For Each elm In oInputs
        If elm.Value = "Go to Next Page" Then
            Exit For
        End If

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    For Each elem In IE.Document.GetElementsByClassName("rgPageNext")
        If elem.innerText = "Go to Next Page" Then
        End If

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   GetElementsByTagName() and filter by class attribute:

    For Each a In IE.document.getElementsByTagName("a")
        If a.GetAttribute("class") = "rgPageNext" Then
            Exit For
        End If

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   GetElementsByTagName() and filter by title attribute:

    For Each a In IE.document.getElementsByTagName("a")
      If a.getAttribute("title") = "Go to Next Page" Then
        Exit For
      End If

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The first approach gives this error message:

    Script: K:\temp\TT\mftt.vbs
    Line: 37
    Char: 2
    Error: Object required: 'IE.Document.getElementByID(...)'
    Code: 800A01A8
    Source: Microsoft VBScript runtime error

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The other attempts are not giving error messages but also no reaction on the link to click. I'm missing here the OnClick event. With other links in this project the OnClick event was present. I can't change the HTML, so I'm stuck.

UPDATE1: I have added the script file so far. I have not attempt to build the logic. First aim is to read all the fields and click the right buttons. If that is successful I will build the iteration process,
UPDATE2: due to privacy reasons I can't give you access to the site. I have added the DOM from the page and removed any names.
Hello EE,

Our company has an online training video (powered through Cornerstone) that is unable to play sound when first loaded.  The sound icon embedded in the video is turned off by default.  We have to manually turn the icon on and then the sound works.  If closing the browser and reopening the training video, the sound is once again turned off. This seems to randomly be occurring on different machines, including my own.  

I've tested several other test machines, and the sound is enabled from the beginning and works without problem.

This only occurs in Internet Explorer v11, our company's default browser.  It works fine on Chrome and Firefox.

I've tried different Dell laptop models and Windows OS (7, 1607, 1709) versions, can't find a pattern.

I've tried the following so far:

a.      Added website to compatibility view, no change.
b.      Deleted all browsing history, no change.
c.      Reset IE settings/Deleted personal settings, no change.
d.      Website domain is added as a Trusted Site in IE.
e.      Checked the following registry key…HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main; PlaySounds was set to 0, I set it to 1, no change.
f.      I imported the Main registry keys from a PC where the audio works, onto my PC, no change.
g.      IE > Tools > Active X Filtering is turned off.
h.    Uninstalled audio driver, tried both generic and model specific drivers.
i.     Deleted Flash player browsing data and settings.
j.     Ran IE v11 with all add-ins disabled.

Not sure where…
Everyone in our organisation has a Delve profile, and we want to link directly to these from other locations or documents. The first difficulty we had was in coming up with a link that we could easily modify/replicate - the standard form url looks something like:

https://nam.delve.office.com/*** Email address is removed for privacy ***&v=profiledetails

This will open from an internet page or a website, but if I try to link from a Word document, not only does it not work, but it also gives me an enormously frustrating error message which consists of a cartoon cat and a correlation id, also i can see that the link got redirected,

Redirected as : https://nam.delve.office.com/Error.aspx?correlationId=7eecefc7-7f0e-458d-a66d-47387873a125
Something went wrong :(
Correlation Id: 7eecefc7-7f0e-458d-a66d-47387873a125

In Internet Explorer, after adding "https://nam.delve.office.com" link to trusted site resolved the issue, but when the Chrome is set as default browser we still have the issue.
Does anyone have a solution to this issue, kindly help me as soon as possible

Chrome's default bookmarks display seems like a mess to me.

Need an extension to better display / navigate bookmarks that DOES NOT require me to share my bookmarks with the platform.

So that the re-organization and spiff new display is generated on my side rather thatn a bookmark services side.

Want an extension which uses code run on my machine rather than sharing all my bookmarks over to the extension, them repackaging them, and sending them back to me in the new format.

A privacy-first bookmark organizer.

Anything like this made / available?
One of our clients is running an application under APP-V. Their app invokes our ActiveX Client which is essentially a container for an IE browser control; the webpage that occupies it carries a link that executes "window.open" (jQuery). Users are reporting 'Class not registered' errors.

I've seen a plethora of 'solutions', e.g. re-registering DLLs, running SFC, checking APP-V setting Allow All COM objects to interact with the local system, but no luck yet. This is on Win7 and Win 10 machines. Alas, I have limited knowledge of APP-V.

This error does not occur outside of APP-V.
I am running the ATT Speed Test (http://speedtest.att.com/speedtest/) in Internet Explorer and Firefox.

The download test works great (54 Mbps) . . . but the upload test (20 Mbps) appears then all of a sudden this message:

"Error:  Test Cancelled due to browser tab switch"

What does that mean?
I am trying to allow a url to be accessed by a 2012 R2 server
It is giving:
The connection to 'emonitor.myUrl.com' failed.
Error: TimedOut (0x274c).
System.Net.Sockets.SocketException A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond.....

This url is accessible from PC's in the company, so it's localized to that server.
Windows Firewall is NOT turned on
Other url's DO work from this server(IE 11)
VB logon script that will set IE so when you open a new tab the user's frequent sites will show up, not MSN's top sites.
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I was recently asked to add some kind of pulsing animation type of effect to some icons on a Real Estate site that I've been maintaining, as the client felt that the icons weren't noticeable enough and that we needed to find a way to make them stand out more.  Although I was pleased with the end result, I was disappointed to learn that the animation does not work in Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, or Safari.  Currently, it appears to only be working in Firefox, Chrome, and Opera.  

You can see an example of the animation effect that I applied on this page (just be sure to use either Firefox, Chrome or Opera):


This effect was achieved with this relatively simple CSS code snippet:

.single-property ul.media-tabs-list li:nth-child(1) a { 
	animation: pulse1 2s infinite;

.single-property ul.media-tabs-list li:nth-child(2) a { 
	animation: pulse2 2s infinite;

.single-property ul.media-tabs-list li:nth-child(3) a { 
	animation: pulse3 2s infinite;

@keyframes pulse1 {
  0% {
    background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.6);
  50% {
    background: rgb(0,174,239, 1);

  100% {
    background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.6);

@keyframes pulse2 {
  0% {
    background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.6);
  50% {
    background: rgb(0,174,239, 1);
  100% {
    background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.6);

@keyframes pulse3 {
  0% {

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Unable to play videos in RDP session.

I administer a site that uses multiple RDS servers. The servers run as VMS under HyperV or Xen.  They all run Server 2008R2. Clients are mostly Wyse C10LE's with a few PCs.

The problem I have is that video content does not show in Internet Explorer11. If I got to Youtube and try to play a video, I just get "An error occurred, please try again later". Chrome works fine.

I have tried:
1. Using a Win10 PC instead of a Wyse client, no difference.
2. Toggled "Use software rendering instead of GPU rendering" under advanced IE options, (and rebooted), no difference.
3. Added YouTube to the trusted sites list, no difference.
4. Logging on with an admin account, no difference.

Any ideas?
I am trying to learn how to program navigation of a  Windows Folder using Explorer.

As a test project, I want to use the IWebBrowser2 object to select a specific file in a previously opened folder.

In other words, I want it to be similar to the DOS command line  < explorer /select,"C:\aatmpK\test.xlsm" >
the following code comes close, but the .navigate command is not exactly right.

An Excel vba solution would be ideal, but any solution that uses the IWebBrowser object would be OK.

can anybody help?
Sub test 

Dim FolderPath, FullPath, PathOpen
FolderPath = "C:\aatmpK"
FullPath = "c:\aatmpk\test.xlsm"

Dim WasFound As Boolean, i As Long, ExplorerNoDups As String
Dim wndw As Object

  With CreateObject("shell.application")
    For Each wndw In .Windows
     On Error Resume Next
        Dim IsFolder As Boolean
        IsFolder = False
        IsFolder = TypeName(wndw.document) Like "IShellFolderViewDual*"
     On Error GoTo 0
     If IsFolder Then
        If Not TypeName(wndw) Like "IWebBrowser*" Then Stop
        PathOpen = Replace(wndw.document.Folder.Self.path, "s:", "myserver\myshare", 1, 1, 1)
        If LCase(FolderPath) = LCase(PathOpen) Then
             wndw.navigate FullPath  ' < this does not seem to do what I want
             WasFound = True
             Exit For
        End If
        ExplorerNoDups = ExplorerNoDups & "<" & PathOpen & ">"
     End If
    If WasFound = False Then MsgBox "Folder 

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IE 11, in WIn 10, 1803 attempts to open, but after a few seconds of trying to open, it just closes by itself.  It just started doing this a day or so ago.
Really weird.  Firefox and Chrome work fine.  Edge works fine as well.

Any ideas?
How do I get the streaming URL from an online radio so I can play the stream in VLC player.

This is the radio source http://radio4fm.com/player/ 

I have tried looking the source code and tried a software called url helping but no luck.

Any windows software or even Android software which can get me the streaming url that would be great. I even have a rooted android phone so if any app you think will get me the url then please share so I can try it.
Citrix Receiver 4.1 working fine, but not 4.9 for PS 4.5 IE App (Dual hop) inside Citrix XAXD 7.15 Win7 (XA7.6 VDA) VDI
Citrix Environment: Citrix XD 7.15 LTSR CU1
Provisioning technology:  It is static VDI (Windows 7 using 7.6 LTSR VDA) assignment no PVS/MCS.
Profile type: Microsoft User experience virtualization (UEV)
Hypervisor: VMWARE ESXi 6.5
- are all users affected? Yes
--Problem Statement:
We have VDIs running with VDA 7.6 and Citrix receiver 4.9 cu2.
We have an IE based app which is published on presentation server 4.5 rollup 4, win 2003 R2 sp2 standard edition, web interface 4.5 and running on Citrix secure gateway. I know it is very old and unsupported but that is what we have got, unfortunately..
The user logs in to the VDI using a Citrix SF URL and from the VDI the user then clicks on the PS 4.5 published IE and goes to another Citrix secure gateway URL.
To launch the IE-based app. This is the legacy PS 4.5 farm.
When the user connects to this app user experience poor screen refresh rate and latency in the overall VDI session. If the user closes The IE app the VDI functions normally.
This issue started when we rolled out received 4.9 LTSR cu2 on to the VDIs. The IE-based app works perfectly fine on receiver 4.1. So we definitely know it is the compatibility issue between receiver 4.9 and presentation server/web interface 4.5.
We can’t roll back the receiver from 4.9 to 4.1, because we have to align with LTSR components in 7.15 LTSR environment.
I MUST to load COINSQUARE.COM on Windows and any Internet Explorer.

On most  configurations you get a WHITE screen.
(what do you get)

Coinsquare support says they are aware of the problem
and are trying to fix it and recommend using another browser.

We MUST use IE as we use the disability features and CANNOT switch browsers.
We cannot wait for Coinsquare as its been months now.

I have tried dozens of computers and configurations and cannot get even one to work, I  know some do!

Some of the things we have tried:
Windows all versions over 7
IE 8,9,10,11

I have played with-
compatibly modes
Java updates
Java script enabled
trusted sites
active x and Java configurations
protected mode
add ons
restores, reset and re installations.

I cannot get even one to work, we know from Coinsquare some do!.
I'm looking for the secret  OR  any type of
solution i can implement on any machine with any Windows Environment.

I need to LOAD coinsquare.com on Internet Explorer!.
Preferably on IE 11, windows 10  but any solution will do.

Any help would very appreciated.
I have 3 workstations.  3 are windows 7 and 1 is windows 10.  I need to block one website from these machines.  I'm trying to figure out if I can do it locally.  They are all on the domain.  Is there a way I can block a certain website at the machine level?  the are using both Chrome and IE 11 the site is an http://x.x.x.x:port/xxx/xxx
I setup an NVR to do live streaming video from camera, using H.265 encoding format. When I open the NVR from web browsers (Microsoft Edge, IE, Chrome), I wouldn't be able to see the video. Only if I changed to H.264 streaming, I could see the video.

Does it mean the web browsers cannot support H.265 encoding? If there is a way, how can I make the browsers support H.265?

Thank you!
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Still attempting to lock down any access to the Internet (via IE 11) on my Windows Server 2008 R2 which I use to host RemoteApps via RDP.  I have everything pretty well locked down now, but users can still browse, download files, and actually run programs on my server from the web using the "CTRL+U" key combination.  I've been able (thru GPO and Windows Registry entries) to lock down CTRL+O, CTRL+P, CTRL+T, CTRL+S, F1, "right-clicking" to "view source" (i.e. right-click is totally inoperable).  The only apparent "chink in my armor" is the CTRL+U key combination which displays the web page source and provides an option to "Save..." which opens the Windows Standard Save As Dialog box, which, in turn, allows the user to type in any program (e.g. CMD.EXE which opens up a command prompt).  Any help would definitely be appreciated....after resolving all the other key combinations, this last one is driving me crazy!
Is it possible to find our the age of the image in the www site?
Need to determine an approximate age either the image of the www site possibly.
Hello! I have a problem with Windows 7 Pro fully patched using IE 11. I had an issue where I would open Chrome but the page wouldn't come up. The process appeared, but the window didn't open. I reinstalled Chrome and that was fine. After that, IE would always give me "Page Can't Be Displayed". I tried clearing the cache entirel, resetting it entirely, as well as reinstalling to the same result. I also tried manually setting my DNS to and external ( on the network adapter and setting the domain to my domain in the Append These DNS Suffixes under the advanced section. Now this worked. I then decided to try reinstalling the network adapter driver which of course resets the settings. IE still worked after that. So today IE is back to Page Cannot Be Displayed. I tried the last solution again and this time it didn't have an effect. Has anyone had this problem or any alternate solutions? I also tried a system restore to a previous time when things works.
We have Windows 10 Enterprise on various versions 1703, 1709 and 1803.  We have an external website we use which was recently updated by a third party.  When we log into the site, some features do not work as the code appears to be newer and IE defaults to document type 7 on mostof our machines.  If we log in and switch the emulation to IE 11 once logged in, it works fine but this is only a temporary fix.   Some of our machines work fine and others don't.  We have ruled out Windows updates based on the fact that machine with exact same updates, some work some don't. We have cleared caches from within IE and reset IE from within IE with no luck of the application working.  We have also removed "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer" in an attempt to reset IE but it doesn't appear to fully reset.  On further testing, we have found that if we create another user profile on the same machine, it works fine so this may be related to the user profile.  Another thing noticed is it may be related to using Microsoft tools to pull and plant profiles on computer rebuild but we have not made this determination 100% but new builds without copying profile seem to be the ones working fine.  Are there any other suggestions to try or any other way to fully reset IE for a specific user profile?  Unfortunately, we have hundred of machine and while we need a solution, we would also like to be able to automate it as creating new profiles on every machine would mean complete reconfiguration of …
I'm attempting to lock down any access to the Internet (via IE 11) on my Windows Server 2008 R2 which I use to host RemoteApps via RDP.  I have everything pretty well locked down now, but user's can still browse (or download files) from the web using the "Ctrl+O" key combination.  Does anyone know how I can turn off this key combination option to help me make my system more secure?
Error when accessing SharePoint externally via Internet Explorer with URL in Local Intranet Zone Internet Explorer

After a migration from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016, users accessing SharePoint externally using Internet Explorer receive the error;

The connection to the website was reset.

I have isolated it to having the URL “sharepoint.domain.com” added to the “Local Intranet” Zone in Internet Explorer.

Users that are internal/VPN or that are using Chrome, are not impacted.

If I remove our SharePoint from the Local Intranet zone, we lose our Single Sign on and everybody in the agency has the enter their credentials every time to access SharePoint.

I confirmed that we are not having this issue in our 2013 environment.

Internet Explorer (IE)





Internet Explorer is a series of graphical web browsers first developed by Microsoft Corporation in 1995. It is included in the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems. It was first released as part of the add-on package Plus! for Windows 95.

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