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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For some reason, my IE doesn't work with the following message. Chrome works perfect. Already try to reset IE connection and also remove and install IE again but doesn't fix the problem. Any idea ?
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var nestedtablesettings = {
    "iDisplayLength": 20,
    "bLengthChange": false,
    "bFilter": true,
    "bSort": true,
    "bInfo": false,
    "drawCallback" : function() {
        var appendDownloadLink = $("table table td .dataTables_filter");
        appendDownloadLink.each(function(i, e) {
            var label = $('label', e);
            $(e).html('<a class="export-circuits" href >Export circuits</a>').append(label);

            $(".export-circuits").on("click", function(e){
                circuit = $(this).closest('tr').prev('tr').children('td').eq(1).text();
                hpath = "exportCircuits?organisationID="+getbusinessID+"&interfaceName="+circuit;
                $(this).attr("href", hpath);

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I am trying to add an export link on the nested datatable.  When I try to see my result on Chrome and Firefox, it is working perfectly.

The result on chrome and Firefox
<div id="nested-datatable-covertab_0_row_0_tab_0_row_0_tab_0_filter" class="dataTables_filter"><a class="export-circuits" href="">Export circuits</a><label>Search:<input type="search" class="" placeholder="" aria-controls="nested-datatable-covertab_0_row_0_tab_0_row_0_tab_0"></label></div>

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On the IE, it removed the data from label elements.
<div id="nested-datatable-covertab_0_row_0_tab_0_row_0_tab_0_filter" class="dataTables_filter"><a class="export-circuits" href="">Export circuits</a>

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From my research, IE has got some issue with jquery append method.

Any helps would be highly appreciated.
Attached is the screen that comes up in Internet Explorer 11. Where do you start trying to fix the error?
Hi All,

I tried to update the Windows 2008r2 (SP1) IE 8 to IE11. I have installed all the pre-requisite, but it kept on failing.

Is there any solution for this? I attach the IE11 install log.

Thank you,

we have Internet Explorer 9 installed on windows 7 clients. we are planning to upgrade the IE to Internet Explorer 11.  we have created a package and will be using group policy to deploy the updates. now we want to create a group policy with configuration settings that only apply to 32 bit clients and clients with internet explorer 11. I hope we can do it with wmi filters.

we will be creating a GPO with a software deployment package to deploy internet explorer 11. we will be upgrading them in batches. so over a period of a month we will have clients running both IE versions. I want the policy created to deploy the IE to 32 bit windows 7 clients only as we have a mix of 32 and 64 bit clients.

once we have the IE upgraded to version 11 we want to either use the same policy or have another policy that applies to all computers running windows 7 32 bit and IE 11 to push some IE 11 specific settings to the clients.

looking for some help in the best way to do this
Hello Team

I am currently facing an issue with the site to zone assignmet list in combination with a security warning when executing a shortcut that resides on a dfs share.

Security Warning
path: \\domain.local\...\Applikation.lnk

The site to zone assignment list has been configured through gpo (user settings) and is applied correctly to its client



After a little bit investigation it looks like the dfs path domain.local will still be recognized as a internet zone. Maybe somone has a clue why the dfs path will be recognized as an internet zone and not as a intranet zone because of the site to zone assignment list

The issue only occurs with server 2016 (same gpo applied to windows 7 clients works fine).
ADMX Files are still 2008R2 / Win7

Unfortunately the issue still persists even after applying \\domain.local with option 1 to the site assignment list ( or

My client about to roll out a new cloud based Event Reporting system.
Unfortunately due to compatibility issues they are unable to access this via Internet Explorer, which is there default browser. Instead, users will be required to use either Chrome, Firefox or Edge.

We would like to investigate the below option of formatting a link in IE so that it opens up a Chrome browser. This would enable users to continue using our default browser whilst still being able to access this new system.

Any advise on how achive this?
I am on windows 10 pro  using IE11, I am getting the error below, "cannot reach this page"  a lot.
I know the sites online ..
any ideas?
We have user's who are currently experiencing issues with their browser specifically in Internet Explorer 11 with that display's another country other than the USA. It's currently display a Canadian URL link (Example: Some steps that I have taken so far includes:

(1). Tried the '' link on the users workstation.

(2). Enabled the Location Settings on the workstation:
1.Press Windows + R, type “control.exe” (without quotes), push Enter.
2.Control Panel will open.
3.Change the view by (from windows explorer) to large icons or small icons.
4.Click on “Location Settings”.
5.Uncheck, “Turn on Windows Location Platform”.
6.Check on, “Help improve Microsoft Location Services”.
7.Click on Apply.

(3). Turn Off Location Sharing in Internet Explorer
1.Open Modern Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) from Start Screen.
2.While in modern IE11, Open Charms bar and click on Settings.
3.Click on Privacy.
4.Ensure that, “Location Option” is on.

Any suggestions or recommendations on how to prevent this settings from occurring on users workstations is great appreciated.

Many Thanks,
We have a problem in using IE 11 with few of our. Web applications.  We are using both windows 7 and windows 10. The IE version on windows 7 shows as 11.378 but it windows 10 it shows 11.0. It means windows 7 IE is newer than windows 10? What are version history build numbers for IE11 for windows 7 and windows 10.
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Dear all,

One of my colleagues says that he used to see the recent open pages once he open the Internet explorer as below, but suddenly stopped.

He wants to see the pages in squares as below. I went through all options in the view and tools with no success.

Thank you in advance.
I have several Windows 10 computers with either Adobe Acrobat Standard or Professional DC installed (Volume Licenses).  When I open any pdf with Acrobat, I can see all the tools on the right side.  If I open the same document or any other document via an Internet browser (IE), the only tools displayed are Comment and Fill & Sign.  I spent two hours on the phone with Adobe Support yesterday trying to explain this issue even though they could actually see the issue via a remote session.  There was a significant language barrier that I did not want to deal with.  So the call was a complete waste of time.  

So what I am saying is if I view any file within IE, I only see two tools: comment and fill & Sign.  If I download the same file to the computer and open it up via acrobat I see all the tools. I looked over all Acrobat settings and they appear fine, but I am still stumped as to why not all the basic adobe tools appear.
Hi ..
After running a script the below IE11 pops out the below message:
The web page you are viewing is trying to close the window. Do you want to close this window? Yes|No
I tried different settings in the security tab like:
"Display Mixed Content"
"unchecked "Enable protected mode"
But none help so far. Does anyone know what option i need to change to prevent the popup.
Your Quick Prompts Highly Appreciated.

Hi Team,

Need to detect internet explorer browser version when viewing in compatibility mode.

I was trying to use feature detection for the above and so used modernizer(js library) but unfortunately, it is not working. Is there any way through which I could do this feature detection.

Appreciate your response.

Thank You

Please see below the link to Force Google SafeSearch  through registry for chrome browser. Please let me know if these is any registry settings to enforce this  through Group policy for Internet explorer 11

Any help would be great and thanks in advance.
After joining a workstation to a new domain, IE will no longer prompt to save passwords for any website.  All options in the AutoComplete Settings are checked (none are greyed out).  I checked the GPM, and the only GPOs that affect IE are setting the homepage, and adding a server to the trusted intranet zone.  Roaming Profiles are enabled, as well as folder redirection for Desktop, Documents and Favorites.  IE loads websites, can login to secured sites without issue, and functions normally.

Server is Windows 2016
Affected workstations are Windows 7 and Windows 8
Internet Explorer is at ver 11

Any help is appreciated.  Thank you.

I have one user where all of their plug-ins for IE 11 seem to have stopped working?  Anyone have any ideas why or how to troubleshoot?  I have run a SFC scan with nothing highlighted.
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
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…
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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?
I am running the ATT Speed Test ( 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?
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.
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 li:nth-child(1) a { 
	animation: pulse1 2s infinite;

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

.single-property 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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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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