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Internet Explorer (commonly abbreviated to IE or MSIE), is a web browser developed by Microsoft and included as part of the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems.

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Google Analytics wrongly records events when using Internet Explorer

I'm a web designer and came across an odd finding. On our website, we track our contact form submissions using Google Tag Manager & Google Analytics. I noticed that every once in a while the ...
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In 2020, are browserconfig.xml and ieconfig.xml now effectively deprecated?

On August 17, 2020, Microsoft published a timeline indicating that Microsoft Teams will stop supporting Internet Explorer 11 on November 30, 2020 whereas Microsoft 365 products will end Internet ...
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Cannot connect because of insecure connection (IE11 & Edge17)

Goodday, I stumbled upon a problem with both IE and Edge, where the entire website cannot load because of an 'insecure' connection. I checked and it uses TLS1.2 (which is a secure SSL, right?). ...
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Prevent Internet Explorer from loading external entities including w3 DTD

I am accessing a remote HTML resource that is returned after XSLT processing and has a header like so: <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/...
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Internet Explorer take very long time to answer with 80MB response [closed]

I am working on a website who have to work on Internet Explorer and Firefox. A page of this website has to load 80MB of data, put this information into a hidden HTML table and I use JS to show only a ...
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check older verisons in IE 11 [closed]

we have internet explorer version 11. We are trying to check our site in older verisons of Internet explorer. so when i tried with F12 > Emulation > NOthing is displaying. please help me how i can ...
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Can I omit the domain name for href in the HTML base tag?

Currently on my website, I use an HTML base tag to shorten URLs in anchor tags. All URLs on my site belong to one domain. For 100% compliance, I use an absolute URL. for example: <base href="http:/...
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URL fragments (hash) append to page title automatically

I am facing an issue (in IE): my url fragments (hash) will automatically add to the page title in my pageview (dt), but it only happens in IE. I have used the setTimeout as below, but the pageview ...
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Should we turn people away from internet explorer?

I apologize if my title sounds cruel to some, but today, I used an older computer with windows XP and Internet Explorer 6, and to my dismay, no adsense ads showed on my website, but in other web ...
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htaccess ErrorDocument 404 not working

I am planning to replace WordPress on my site with custom HTML/CSS/JS, and I'm trying to check my .htaccess file will work. It is working, as I was able to change the directory index with it, but for ...
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My website hosts various m4a files but they do not play in Internet Explorer

I've got an m4a file that loads properly in all browsers, except for Internet Explorer (no surprise). The error is: "Invalid source". My HTML5 code looks like this: <audio controls> <...
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Does Spartan/Edge from Windows 10 use the same rendering engine with IE11?

I decided to test the website I'm working on now in older versions of IE (such as IE 6, 7, 8) using the IE Developer Tools aka F12. When I opened the Emulation tab in the Dev Tools dialog to set the ...
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IE11 insecure content warning show even there are all https request

Recently the browser prompt insecure content warning while one of my colleagues visit our site using ie11 (It works well in my ie11 browser). But we are using all https protocol in our site. Anyone ...
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Getting 406 on IE after Google redirects my site

I have a WordPress blog. When I search the posts from my site in Google, the results appear and on clicking the result I can open that particular post on my site. But while doing the same on Internet ...
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Web page stopped working correctly (with a publisher error). What might be wrong?

I have a complex web page that I created in an n-tiered environment. Users can use drop down menus to create their own customized graphs. The graphs aren't appearing all of a sudden. Users get ...
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Why does my .htaccess work for all browsers but Internet Explorer?

The code .htaccess below is working on all browsers, except for IE (I tested it on IE10 and IE11). The goal is to redirect all HTTP traffic to HTTPS, but IE seems to ignore it. Does IE need specific ...
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Compatibility Issue with IE10 and IE11

I have a website that having some applets, which works without any issues in IE6-IE9. But when I tried in IE10 and IE11, it seems to be buggy. All the pages where not loading properly. After some ...
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Can Internet Explorer use the AES crytographic algorithm for HTTPS?

I wanted to disable RC4 and "force" PFS on my website. Without modification, every browser used RC4. As I don't have access to the root directory I did it by modifying the .htaccess file. Note: The ...
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Diagnosing Bootstrap 3 Glyphicon Button Icons Not Showing

I have a glyphicons in Bootstrap 3. They work very nicely here: latest Chrome latest Firefox latest Safari latest Explorer latest Android At one facility, the glyphicons don't show. The buttons ...
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IE 11 doesn't preserve session between pages in my Java Web Application

I have a Java web application running in Apache/Tomcat. The web application runs fine in the latest Chrome & Firefox builds, and in older versions of Internet Explorer (IE) such as IE 8. The ...
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Google Tag Manager Uses iframe, is this problematic for IE?

Internet Explorer has a non-standard P3P privacy policy implementation (what a surprise). This prevents cookies from being loaded in iframes. Google Tag Manager uses an iframe. Does this cause ...
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Is compatibility mode in IE enough for verification?

I wish to verify that my web site looks ok on different versions of Internet Explorer. Do you consider it to be enough to install latest version of IE and use it in compatibility mode when verifying ...
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Which browsers do not support user-defined tags?

I recently added HTML5 <nav> and <footer> elements to a page, thinking that HTML5-capable browsers would use them for semantic things like navigation, while older browsers would see them ...
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Is it acceptable to use conditional comments to block IE rather than UA sniffing?

I just can't see a way to support IE8 and below. Having said that, I don't want to sniff the user agent because it's bad practice and feature detection is a better alternative. Would it be acceptable ...
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Why does internet explorer want to preload these 2 linked html pages?

After running a WebPagetest.org for one of the pages of our website, I noticed - because of the red marked http file not found errors - that Internet Explorer (IE) wants to preload two html pages ...
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Opening PDF files in Internet Explorer

I have a webpage which has a link to a PDF file. Every time I update the PDF file, Internet Explorer will not load the updated file; it keeps showing the old file, even if I refresh the page. At this ...
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What's the difference between desktop and mobile IE

In a company I'm working we are planning to get some devices in order to test our software on it. We are doing web app, so I need to know Is there a big difference between Windows 8 IE, Windows phone ...
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Internet Explorer 8, content negotiation and missing file extension

I'm using Apache to serve a webpage that contain some images. I have imags in both SVG and PNG format, and use content negotiation to serve the format that a client understands. As a result, the files ...
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IE strips off parameters from a file URI pasted into an address bar?

Question: How do I stop IE from stripping off parameters from file URI pasted into address bar? Description of a problem: I have a "simpleTest.html" page with only this JS code inside, that returns ...
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Internet Explorer receives 403 Error when viewing dev environment SSL test certificate (using MAMP)

I've been developing a site with MAMP which has a handy way of generating (obviously) unverified SSL certificates for testing purposes. All was well when testing with Chrome, Firefox, Safari you ...
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Why are Win7 IE browers running in IE7 mode?

On our site we currently have approx. 50% of our IE7 users running Windows 7. However, Win7 was released with IE8 meaning that something is not right. Based on this, we made the assumption that the ...
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Running Microsoft's IE VPCs on Windows 8

I am trying to run Microsoft's VPC VMs on Windows 8 but no luck. As you may know, Microsoft's Virtual PC software doesn't work on Windows 8. They are recommended to use their new virtualisation ...
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How can I test IE10 on Mac?

How can I test web sites in IE10 on Mac? Currently I am testing IE9 in VirtualBox with Windows 7 installed from Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Image. I could not find similar image ...
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Adsense ads close with "navigation canceled" error in Internet Explorer

Many years ago I set up Doubleclick for Small Business, showing a mix of custom banners and Adsense. Recently I installed Windows 8, and I am starting to use Internet Explorer again. What I noticed ...
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Which browsers send "Expect: 100-Continue" request header? [closed]

I just want to make sure which browsers send the Expect: 100-Continue header? So that until the server responds with a 100 Continue HTTP status, no data should be sent.
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Website only displays correctly in IE using compatibility mode?

As the resident "IT Whiz" at work (ie: I know how to use a computer) I've been asked to develop a website for our small business. I've altered a wordpress theme for the time being and the company is ...
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Custom per domain CSS in Internet Explorer

We have an old web app, which would be much more usable if it could be visually tweaked a bit. Being in a corporate environment - IE (always using the latest version) is all I can use. Also app in ...
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Unknown CSS font-family oddity with IE7-10 on Windows Vista, 7, 8

I am seeing the following "oddity" with IE7-10 on Windows Vista, 7, 8: When declaring font-family: serif; I am seeing an old bitmapped serif font that I can't identify (see screenshot below) instead ...
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Your Most Popular Sites Screen in IE 10 - Icons not appearing

We use the following code to add icons for favicon, tablets, smartphones, windows 8 tiles and the like:- <link rel="apple-touch-icon" href="apple-touch-icon.png"> <link rel="shortcut icon" ...
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Unable to print login-required images in IE

I have some images in a section of a site that require the user to be logged in in order to view. These images are served by a PHP script, which checks the user's login state and if valid, serves the ...
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Why does Internet Explorer's Developer Tools only emulate back to IE7?

Starting with Internet Explorer 8, Microsoft provided built-in developer tools for Internet Explorer. IE8 provides IE8 Standards, IE8 Compatibility View, IE7, and Quirks Mode. IE9 provides IE9 ...
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Tool to identify Internet Explorer rendering differences with css

I develop website using chrome and mac os as development environment. Since my audience is pretty specific I don't feel the necessity for too much backward compatibility with IE8 and less. However ...
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Does MSIE recognise StartCom as an SSL Certificate Authority?

Ok, so I'm thinking about getting in on the SSL action, so that my sites can be secure etc, and after hours of shopping for the best priced certificate, I find out that StartSSL offer a free one. One ...
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IE disables back-button [closed]

We have an ASP.Net (Web Forms) site hosted on IIS7. The site contains a table with information retrieved from a database. Paging is enabled for this table, meaning that only 10 rows are displayed at ...
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What version of IE does Compatibility View use by default?

My understanding of IE Compatibility Mode/View is that you can specify which version of IE you want to render a domain (or set of domains) in. But when I go to Tools >> Compatibility View ...
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Make website work in IE compatibility mode

My newly developed website works well in all browsers except IE's compatibility mode. I have researched and found a number of stack-overflow answers which refer to:- <meta http-equiv="x-ua-...
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Why do different browsers return different search results at Google and how can I prevent it?

I am running some websites and am constantly checking keywords' rankings on google.com. And it is really important for us to see the organic search result without logging in or setting a specific ...
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Internet Explorer blocking

How do I add a custom page that is displayed only to Internet Explorer users so that they are not able to access my blog. I'm using Wordpress 3.3 and thought there would be a plugin for that or ...
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How to enable media queries on IE < 9

I am trying to add support for media queries in older versions of Internet Explorer, but I am not having any luck. I only need media queries, so I do not want to add a big package like Modernizr, I am ...
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Google Analytics reporting 5% of users using IE on one site. Most other sites I track are still around 40%. What gives?

I have Google Analytics (GA) tracking set up for a number of websites, many I help friends with, did as consulting in the past, etc, and the one for the company I am working with now. In this case, ...
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