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Ho to mange this alert from IE "some add on are ready to use warning"

If you want to suppress the NEW add-on warning "some add on are ready to use warning" two buttons...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 06/28/2018

How to implement a GPO to block an Add-on?

You can use the Add-on List GPO to help you manage Internet Explorer add-ons. Available GPO...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 06/28/2018

Collecting the Application and System Event logs

In this quick blog post, we are sharing steps you can follow to help gather the Application and...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 05/15/2018

Temporary Internet Files Setting Reference

This is an informational blog and intended to help you familiarized where is the Browser History /...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 05/09/2018

Troubleshoot Browser scenarios using Problem Step Recorder (PSR.EXE)

Hi there! In this blog post, we are sharing the PSR windows build-in tools you can use to help...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 04/17/2018

How to enable Blob-Downloads in IE through in Trusted Sites

This post covers the File Download IE setting, IE Zone settings and Saving files locally using Blob...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 02/09/2018

How do I set the home page in Edge?

In this blog we will cover how you can setup your homepage and also your Start Page. CONFIGURE YOUR...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 10/04/2017

Is there a way to manage the About:Flags page in MS Edge?

Yes, there is a group policy you can use to help you manage the about:flags page in Microsoft Edge....

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 10/03/2017

How to reset IE11 to default configuration via a script?

Here are some options to reset IE to default settings via a script or command line. This is a...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 09/26/2017

Can I add the same website address to both local and trusted site zones?

Great question and the answer is No. You can have one URL(Same Exact) per Zone and if the Site...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 09/22/2017

Windows 10 with Internet Explorer 11 some website graphic icons are missing

I am Hari from the Browser team sharing some scenarios where web font’s icons are missing when...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 08/30/2017

How to find out Microsoft EDGE Version and ProgID?

Here is an example on different options you can use to find this information. NOTE: The ProgID may...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 08/10/2017

Where is the IE11 homepage registry key location?

Alright, We understand that some times the Enterprise administrator needs to configure the Internet...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 08/09/2017

Event ID 1085 from “Internet Explorer Zonemapping” Part 2 - ZoneMap Troubleshoot tool

In the blog-post "Description of Event ID 1085 from “Internet Explorer Zonemapping” we already...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 07/05/2017

What is DefaultConnectionSettings key?

That is a good question and in this blog, we hope to shed some light and help understand what the...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 06/20/2017

Why are my Favorites missing after updating to Windows 10?

This is a quick post to help you identify what could be causing your Favorite links not to show in...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 05/24/2017

Microsoft Edge may fail to launch desktop applications

I am Hari from the Internet Explorer Core team. In this blog, we will discuss a scenario involving...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 03/27/2017

Managing Favorites for Edge and Internet Explorer in Windows 10 Preview

With the next release of Windows 10, which is already available through the Insider Preview Program...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 01/12/2017

How can I removed IE11 from Windows 10?

In this quick post, we will share different methods you can use to remove Internet Explorer 11 from...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 01/11/2017

How to configure multiple Home Pages using GPO?

In this blog post, we are covering a few methods you could used to manage secondary home pages on...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 01/03/2017

HOW TO SET MY DEFAULT SEARCH PROVIDER VIA GPO?

In this blog, we share how you can use Group Policy Preferences / Registry to change your Default...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 12/30/2016

How can I globally disable the Search Suggested Sites (Stop sending keystrokes to Bing) from IE address bar?

By default, Internet Explorer will provide users with the ability to Turn on or off suggestions...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 12/20/2016

How do I know if my SiteList xml configuration is being read by IE?

In this blog, we will cover the following scenario: You have deployed the Internet Explorer...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 12/08/2016

How to configure Internet Explorer 11 homepage using Group Policy?

In this blog, we will go over the options we have to configure a Homepage URL using GPO for IE10 and...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 11/04/2016

Using Windows 10 MS EDGE Enterprise Mode(EMIE) to open a site in IE11

In this blog, we will cover the steps taken to configure a site to open in IE using Microsoft Edge...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 06/01/2016

Description of Event ID 1085 from "Internet Explorer Zonemapping"

In this blog post we explain the Event id 1085 seeing when the Internet Explorer Site To Zone...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 04/05/2016

How to implement the End of Life Feature Control Key outlined in KB3123303 using Group Policy?

Here are some quick steps you can take to implement the Feature Control Key mentioned in the...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 12/17/2015

Internet Explorer 11 Rollback after reboot when updating prerequisite KB2670838 on a windows 2008 R2 server and CBS log entry with 0xc0000022 access denied error

In this quick post, we are sharing a scenario you may encounter and how you could fix it. When...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 10/20/2015

Can I upgrade a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 NOT R2 to Internet Explorer 11?

We are seeing an increase interest in updating to Internet Explorer 11 due to the upcoming changes...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 10/16/2015

How does Top Sites work on the NTP (new tab page)?

Tips for making sure your “Top sites” display your frequently visited sites over time: Make sure you...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 10/13/2015

How to configure Proxy Settings for IE10 and IE11 as IEM is not available

Hi everybody!, in this blog we are covering most if not all of the available options you have today...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 10/12/2015

Creating an all-inclusive deployment package for Internet Explorer 11

Today we release a new article on How to create an all-inclusive deployment package for Internet...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 07/28/2015

Unable to upgrade to IE 11 because of error 9C59

In this blog, I will share one scenario where we the IE11 installation failed with Error 9c59 error....

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 07/27/2015

HOW TO CONFIGURE TabShutdownDelay USING GROUP POLICY PREFERENCES (GPP) REGISTRY?

In this example, we are using Computer Configuration GPO to target the Internet Explorer...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 07/23/2015

How to manage the IEHarden Setting for users using Group Policy Preferences(GPP)?

In this blog, I am sharing the steps taken to help change the IEHarden setting that may affect users...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 07/17/2015

How can I configure Proxy AutoConfigURL Setting using Group Policy Preference (GPP) ?

In this blog, we will provide the steps you need to take to configure Internet Explorer 10 or 11...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 07/17/2015

How to hide TABS in IE11 and load in KIOSK Mode with or without Address Bar?

In this quick post, we will cover the options we have to manage the IE TABs on a controlled...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 04/29/2015

Update 3025945 now available for the IE9 crashing scenario after MS14-080 is installed from some applications

A quick note to share the direct download for the update to address the Internet Explore 9 crashing...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 01/13/2015

Unable to play HTML5 Videos in IE

In order to play HTML5 videos in the Internet Zone, you need to use the default settings or make...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 12/31/2014

How to use GPP Registry to uncheck automatically detect settings?

By default, Internet Explorer will have the automatically detect settings enabled and for some...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 12/17/2014

Where can I find the GPO Only use the ActiveX Installer Service for installation of ActiveX controls in IE9 and above?

If you are looking for the GPO Only use the ActiveX Installer Service for installation of ActiveX...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 12/11/2014

IE November Cumulative update and EMET 5.0 compatibility heads-up

If you are using Internet Explorer 11, either on Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, and have deployed EMET...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 11/11/2014

Bing Search in new tab page after October Cumulative update MS14-056 kb2987107 - Search in the address bar and the search box on the new tab page

After installing the latest October IE Cumulative Update from MS14-056 kb article 2987107 you may...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 10/13/2014

How do I test the new out-of-date ActiveX controls feature?

On the previous blog "How to manage the new "blocking out-of-date ActiveX controls" feature in IE?"...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 08/14/2014

How to manage the new "blocking out-of-date ActiveX controls" feature in IE?

In this quick blog post, we are sharing the administrative group policy settings and registry...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 08/12/2014

"Your Browser has been upgraded" Tab being displayed after installing MS14-035

Hello, This blog post is about the notification, which users receive one time after the installation...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 06/24/2014

IE11 Enterprise Mode Template missing from GPMC

Want to share a scenario I worked on recently that may help others understand what could cause...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 06/17/2014

HOW TO CONFIGURE A PROXY SERVER URL AND PORT USING GPP REGISTRY ?

Here are the steps on adding a ProxyServer url and Port using Group Policy Preference Registry...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 05/27/2014

After installing MS14-021 the Download Manager comes up when I click on the Internet Explorer Icon

Here is a quick post to provide guidance on how to address a scenario encounter due to a missing IE...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 05/22/2014

Command line options available to uninstall Internet Explorer

In this blog, I am sharing the commands available to uninstall Internet Explorer. Examples covered...

Author: AxelRMSFT Date: 03/28/2014

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