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Internet Explorer - General (reference guide to problem solving)

IE 6.x : Privacy Settings

Privacy Settings Only Affect Internet Zone
Privacy preferences that you specify on the Privacy tab in Internet options using the slider, the Advanced Privacy Settings dialog box (by clicking the Advanced button), or the Per Site Privacy Actions dialog box (by clicking the Edit button) affect only the Internet zone.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q282846 (i. e. 6 Oct. 10, 2001)
Platform for Privacy Preferences Frequently Asked Questions


Explorer 6 implements the P3Pv1 Compact Policy specification to gather metadata about the intended use of cookie information for the Web site.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q290294 (i. e. 6 Feb. 26, 2002)
Description of the Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) Project


The Compact policy information is used in combination with user preferences to determine whether Internet Explorer 6 will accept or block cookies from the Web site.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q290333 (i. e. 6 Oct. 10, 2001)
Default Privacy Settings for Internet Explorer 6


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q293222 (i. e. 6 Jun. 11, 2002)


IE 6.x: Problem Articles

Some Web Site Services Do Not Work After You Upgrade to Internet Explorer 6

Some Web site services may not work properly after you upgrade to any of the versions of Internet Explorer listed at the beginning of this article. The Web site may suggest that you need to enable cookies or upgrade your browser to one that supports Java, frames, or other technology that is supported by Internet Explorer 6.
For example, when you attempt to log on to, or use, a secure banking Web site, you may be prompted to upgrade to a compatible browser or a different version of the same browser.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q302708 (i.e. 6 Oct. 22, 2001)

How to Enable the Auto Disconnect Feature in Internet Explorer

The Auto Disconnect feature is designed to terminate the connection to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) after a designated period of inactivity. In addition, it prompts you to disconnect from your ISP after you close all instances of Internet Explorer.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q153965 (W95/98/se/ME Oct. 10, 2001)
Not Prompted to Disconnect After You Quit Internet Explorer


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q180948 (W95 Jun. 11, 2002)
No Disconnect Prompt When Quitting Internet Explorer


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q193555 (i. e. 4. W95/98 Jun. 11, 2002)
IE Auto Disconnect Feature Set to 5 Minutes After Using Netscape Communicator


This behavior can occur if you install a version of Netscape Communicator that is provided and customized by your Internet service provider (ISP).
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q230142 (Jul. 28, 2001)
Prompted to Disconnect When You Quit Internet Explorer 5


When you quit Internet Explorer, you may be prompted to close the connection to Internet Explorer even though you have cleared the Disconnect when connection may no longer be needed check box.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q256085 (i. e. 5. W98/se Jun. 11, 2002)
Not Prompted to Disconnect When Quitting Internet Explorer


When you quit Internet Explorer, you may not be prompted to disconnect even if the Disconnect when connection may no longer be needed option is enabled.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q256302 (i. e. 5. W95/98/se/2000 Jun.11, 2002)

Autodisconnect doesn't work or the settings change


http://www.mvps.org/inetexplorer/answers.htm#disconnect


I. E.: Auto scan list

How to Add Domain Types to Auto scan List in Internet Explorer

By default, Internet Explorer searches the following domain types when the Auto scan Common Root Domains option is enabled: .com, .org, .edu
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q182291
(i. e. 4, 5, 6. W95/98/se/2000 Jun. 11, 2002)
How to Search the Internet from the Address Bar in Internet Explorer


When you type a Web site name without a domain type (such as .com or .org) in the Address bar, an Internet client feature called AutoScan searches for the following Web sites: www.website.com, www.website.edu, www.website.org, website.com, website.edu, and website.org.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q221754
(i. e. 4, 5. W95/98/se/NT4/2000 Jun. 11, 2002)
Question: My CTRL+ENTER keys (which adds www.???.com to a word in the address bar stopped working.


How do I get back this functionality?

Solution: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoComplete]
"Append Completion"="no"
"Use AutoComplete"="yes"
"AutoSuggest"="no"

Changing "Append Completion" from "no" to "yes" will restore the function.


I. E.: Back button

Error Message: Warning: Page Has Expired: The Page You Requested...

When you click Back to return to a Web page, you may receive the following error message:
Warning: Page has Expired
The page you requested was created using information you submitted in a form. This page is no longer available. As a security precaution, Internet Explorer does not automatically re submit your information for you.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q183763 (i. e. 4. W95 May. 15, 2002)
Back Button in Internet Explorer Becomes Unavailable


When you are using IE to view various Web sites, the Back and Forward buttons on the tool bar may become unavailable.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q229684 (Jul. 20, 2001)
Cannot Navigate Back to Previous Web Page


In Microsoft Internet Explorer, you are unable to navigate back to the previous Web page when you click the Back button.
Internet Explorer loops endlessly between a Web page that you cannot open, and a frameset Web page.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q298639 (i. e. 6. Oct. 10, 2001)
Back Navigation on POST Causes Re-POST in Internet Explorer 6


When you return back to the results page, you may receive the following warning message:
res://mshtml.dll/repost.htm - message (Warning, page has expired, you must refresh...).
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q319792
(i. e. 6. W98/se/ME/NT4/XP/2000 Jul. 2, 2002)


I. E.: Compatibility mode.

How to Install and Use Compatibility Mode in Internet Explorer 5

You can use Compatibility mode to run an IE4-compatible browser "side-by-side" with IE5.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q197311 (W95/98 Jul. 26, 2000)
Unable to Use Internet Explorer 4.0 Compatibility Mode


After you upgrade to Windows 98 SE, you are no longer able to run Microsoft Internet Explorer using Internet Explorer 4.0 Compatibility mode.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q237787 (W98se Jul. 11, 2000)


I. E.: Default Browser

How to Make Internet Explorer the Default Web Browser

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q284456 (Oct. 10, 2001)


I. E.: Discussion Feature

Using the Discussion Feature in Internet Explorer

This article explains how to use the Discussion feature in Microsoft Internet Explorer when you are viewing files created in a Microsoft Office 2000 product.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q255085 (Jun. 28, 2001)


I. E.: Fonts

Font Changes Size in Internet Explorer 5 Using Eudora Pro 4.1 or 4.2

Fonts in Internet Explorer 5 may change size without you configuring them.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q226797 (i. e. 5 Jul. 20, 2001)
Font Size Change Is Not Saved in Internet Explorer 5


If you change the text size settings in Internet Explorer 5 to something other than the default (medium) and then view an e-mail message that uses Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) format in Outlook 2000, Internet Explorer reverts to its default text settings the next time you start Internet Explorer.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q242984 (i. e. 5 Feb. 11, 2001)
Font Size Settings Not Retained in Internet Explorer and Outlook Express


When you restart the computer or simply restart Internet Explorer, you may find that the font size in Internet Explorer or Outlook Express is different from the settings in that program.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q255062 (i. e. 5 Jun. 13, 2001)


I. E.: General

How to Improve Browsing Performance in Internet Explorer

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q153790 (Feb. 11, 2002)
How to Change Default Mail Client for Internet Explorer


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q154359 (i. e. 4, 5. W95/98/NT4 Jun. 11, 2002)
How to Add and Remove Internet Explorer Components


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q171229 (Sept. 13, 2001)
Cannot Specify Mail Program in Internet Explorer


When you view the Mail and News settings for Internet Explorer, you may not be able to specify your mail program. Also, when you try to make Outlook Express your default Internet mail client, you may be unable to do so.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q176571 (Jun. 4, 2001)
INFO: Command-Line Switches for Internet Explorer 4.0


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q178058 (Feb. 10, 1999)
New Internet Explorer Window Opens Partially Off the Screen


When you open a new window in Internet Explorer, the window may open at the edge of the screen. When this occurs, only a small section of the new window may be visible on the screen.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q194759 (W95/98 Jun. 11, 2002)
How to Configure Internet Explorer 5 for Full Screen Mode


This article describes how to configure Internet Explorer 5 for Full Screen mode
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q197029 (W95/98/se Jul. 20, 2001)
Internet Explorer 4.x and 5 Do Not Support Content-Base Headers


Internet Explorer does not support Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) version 1.1 Content-Base headers.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q224579 (Jul. 20, 2001)
Cannot Type Text in Outlook Express or Internet Explorer


When you try to type text in the message area of a new message in Outlook Express 5, you may not be able to, and the insertion point may not move. Also, you may not be able to type text in a search pane in Internet Explorer or another Internet browser program.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q235236 ( i. e. 5 Jun. 21, 1999)
Internet Explorer 5 Does Not Handle Office 97 Book mark Correctly


Microsoft Office 97 documents that contain book marks for jumping from one section to another do not function when you view them by using in-place editing with Internet Explorer 5.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q240057 (i. e. 5, NT4 May. 8, 2002)
Internet Explorer Does Not Connect Using 128-Bit SGC Encryption


When you attempt to connect to a Web server with Server Gated Cryptography (SGC) encryption, you may not be able to connect if you attempt to connect by using the site's IP address instead of the site's fully qualified domain name.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q244302 (i.e. 5, W95/98/NT4 May. 8, 2002)
Problem Accessing HTML Files in an Exchange Public Folder


When you try to gain access to (HTML) files that have been placed in a Microsoft Exchange public folder by using Microsoft Outlook Web Access 5.5, Internet Explorer 5 may stop responding (hang).
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q242948 (Jul. 20, 2001)
Text in Internet Explorer Buttons or Links Un-readable or Missing


When you are browsing Internet sites, text in some of the buttons or hyperlinks may be missing or may be illegible
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q243708 (Sept. 13, 2001)
Starting Internet Explorer Opens an MS-DOS Command Prompt Window


After you install Internet Explorer and attempt to start the program, an MS-DOS command prompt window is opened instead of the Internet Explorer browser window.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q244460 (i. e. 4, 5. W95/98/NT4 Jun. 11, 2002)
Internet Explorer Task Scheduler Allows Privilege Elevation


When you use the Task schedule feature for updating Web pages that is included with IE ver. 5 to schedule jobs to run at a designated time, it may be possible for a malicious user to obtain elevated privileges on your computer and run a program on the local computer in the System context.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q246972 (i. e. 4, 5. W95/98/NT4 Jun. 11, 2002)
Multiple Internet Explorer Instances Do Not Redraw Correctly


When you start multiple new instances of Internet Explorer (for example, by pressing CTRL+N) and then move the windows around the screen, the browser's window data may be corrupted.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q246113 (Nov. 17, 2000)
Internet Explorer 5 Desktop Icon Disappears When You Make Changes


When you make changes on the Advanced tab in Internet Explorer (on the Tools menu, click Internet Options), the Internet Explorer icon may no longer be displayed on the desktop.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q246832 (Sept. 13, 2001)
SSL/SSPI Programs May Not Work with Internet Explorer 5.01


Programs and services that use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) or Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI) may not function when Internet Explorer 5.01 is installed.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q247367 (Sept. 17, 2001)
Internet Explorer Exhausts System and/or User Resources When Displaying Certain Pages


When you open an HTML page that contains a large amount of Select elements, you may receive a "low system resource" message which suggests that you close the program.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q268870 (W95/98/se/ME Jan. 19, 2001)
Internet Explorer May Stop Working While You Are Moving the Mouse


Internet Explorer may stop working when you move the mouse pointer (when Internet Explorer is calculating the mouse pointer) over a dynamic HTML (DHTML) page that uses frames.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q279036 (i. e. 4. W98/se/2000 May. 8, 2002)
Internet Explorer Saves HTML Content Instead of the Active Document


When dynamic content is generated by a Web server and it is returned by using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Content- Disposition: Attachment header, you receive an Open dialog box. If you choose the Save As option, Internet Explorer prompts you with the file name and program type, but the file name is the name of the referred document and the contents are the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) code instead of the file name that is indicated in the header and the contents that were dynamically generated and returned from the server.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q281119 (i. e. 5. W98se/NT4/2000 May. 8, 2002)
Internet Explorer Progress Bar May Show Incorrect Status


The progress bar may appear to indicate that loading of the document has finished when it is still in progress. In other instances it may indicate that loading of the document is still in progress when it is actually complete.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q293373 (i. e. 5. W98se/2000 Jul. 20, 2001)
Internet Explorer 6 Stops Responding When You Play Streaming Audio


When you attempt to play streaming audio in Microsoft Internet Explorer, you may receive an error message similar to one of the following
Microsoft Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. -or- Runtime Error! Program C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\IEXPLORE.EXE
R6025 pure virtual function call and Internet Explorer stops responding (hangs).
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q299318 (Oct. 10, 2001)
Iexplore.exe Has Generated Errors and Will Be Closed By Windows


IEXPLORE.exe has generated errors and will be closed by Windows. You will need to restart the program. An error log is being created.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q303728 (i. e. 5. W2000 Jan. 29, 2002)
Wurld Media Version of the Bpboh.dll File Causes an Error Message in Windows XP


After you install the preview edition of Morpheus version 1.3.3.1, you may receive the following error message:
iexplore.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q321923 (XP Jan. 11, 2002)


I. E.: Icon - Logo

How to Restore the Animated Internet Explorer Logo

This article describes how to restore the animated Internet Explorer logo if it has been changed by your Internet service provider (ISP).
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q176713 (Jun. 11, 2002)
How to remove the MSN 5.x icon from the Internet Explorer window.


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q263042 (i. e. 5, 5.5. W95/98/se/2000 Jun. 11, 2002)


I. E.: Kios Mode

How to Use Kiosk Mode in Microsoft Internet Explorer

When you run Internet Explorer in Kiosk mode, the Internet Explorer title bar, menus, toolbars, and status bar are not displayed and Internet Explorer runs in Full Screen mode.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q154780
(i.e 4, 5. 6, W95/98/se/NT4/2000/ME Oct. 10, 2001)
"Open in New Window" Restriction Does Not Work in History Pane When in Kiosk Mode


When you are using Internet Explorer in Kiosk mode, the "Open in New Window" Internet Explorer restriction may not restrict users from opening new browser windows by using the History pane.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q294291 (i. e. 5, W98se/NT4/ME/2000 May 8, 2002)


I. E.: Office Integration - documents opens in...

Office Documents Open in Internet Explorer

When you click a Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) link to a Microsoft Office file (such as a Microsoft Excel document), Internet Explorer may open the file in Internet Explorer, instead of opening the file in the appropriate Office program.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q162059 (Jun. 11, 2002)
INFO: Troubleshooting In-Place Activation in Internet Explorer


When you click a HyperText Markup Language (HTML) link to a Microsoft Office file (such as a Microsoft Excel document), Internet Explorer may not open the file in the browser. This article describes how to troubleshoot in-place activation in Internet Explorer.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q174893 (Jan. 6, 2001)
In-Place Activation Using Internet Explorer 5 Does Not Work for PowerPoint Slides


When you configure Internet Explorer to open Office files in the appropriate Office program on a computer that is running Windows NT 4.0, the in-place activation does not occur when you open PowerPoint slide files.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q290180 (i. e. 5, 5.5 NT4 Jun. 11, 2002)
OFF2000: HTML File Opens in Another Office Program


For example, if you attempt to open a file by typing a URL path similar to the following in the File name box of the Open dialog box: http:// localhost/sample9/Default.htm and click Open or press ENTER, the file opens in FrontPage rather than Word.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q220712 (Jul. 13, 2001)
WD2000: Web Page Opens in Different Microsoft Office Program


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q224689 (Mar. 2, 2001)


I. E.: Partial Web Page

Partial Web Page Is Displayed

A Web page is rendered accurately from the top of the page to an arbitrary point midway down the page, and the remainder of the page is blank. such as:
<HTML >
<BODY >
This is some te
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q226550 (i. e. 5. W95/98/se/NT4 May. 8, 2002)
Internet Explorer Cannot Display All the Text on a Web Page


This issue can occur if the line of text contains more than 4000 characters. This is a limitation of Internet Explorer.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q230202 (Jul. 20, 2001)
Advertising Windows Constantly Interfere with Internet Browsing


You may notice the following symptoms:
Pop-up advertisements continually open while you attempt to browse the Internet or to open Web pages. -or- Web pages open very slowly or they are only partially displayed.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q312931 (W95/98/se/ME Jun. 14, 2002)


I. E.: Radio Bar

How to Disable the Radio Tool bar

This article describes how to disable the Radio tool bar in Internet Explorer.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q228719 (i. e. 5. W95/98 Jun. 11, 2002)
How to Increase the Buffer Size for the Radio Bar


This article describes how to change the buffer size for the Radio bar in Internet Explorer 5.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q229002 (Jul. 20, 2001)
Radio Tool bar Missing After You Uninstall Internet Explorer 5.01


After you uninstall Internet Explorer 5.01 from a computer running Windows 95, 98, 98SE,or NT, the Radio tool bar may be missing.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q246395 (Sept. 13, 2001)
"Always Show Internet Explorer Radio Bar" Option Missing


After you uninstall Internet Explorer 5.01 back to Internet Explorer 5, the Always show Internet Explorer Radio bar option may be missing from the Internet Explorer advanced property sheet.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q246551 (i. e. 5, W95/98/se/NT4 Jun. 11, 2002)


I. E.: Refresh

UTILITY: BrowseFresh

Have you ever found yourself frequently clicking the Refresh button in your Web browser to check for updated information? With BrowseFresh, your browser is refreshed automatically.
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,4149,12254,00.asp
From: GŁnter Tomczyk in a News Group


I just made an upgrade from IE5.5 to IE6.0. Now I have a problem, that I. E. is not working with any HTML tag:
e.g.<META http-equiv="Refresh" content="0;URL=/....">
Answer: I found it.
In the IE-Options->security, I had to allow "META REFRESH".


I. E.: Repair / Reporting Tools

Description of the Internet Explorer 5 Repair Tool

The Internet Explorer Repair tool can be used to diagnose and possibly fix problems with Internet Explorer 5.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q194177 (Jun. 16, 2002)
Internet Explorer 5.5 Could Not Be Repaired


Please run Setup again to reinstall all components.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q222491 (W95/98 Jan. 8, 2001)
Description and Availability of Internet Explorer Error Reporting Tool


Microsoft has released the Internet Explorer Error Reporting tool that you can use to report unrecoverable errors in Internet Explorer (for example, general protection faults or invalid page faults) to Microsoft over the Internet.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q276550
(i.e. 5.x, 6.x. W95/98/se/ME/XP/2000 Apr. 16, 2002)
How to Disable Internet Explorer Error Reporting


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q305389 (Jun. 11, 2002)
Internet Explorer 5.5 Could Not Be Repaired


Please run Setup again to reinstall all components.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q312454 (ME Jan. 29, 2002)


I. E.: Security

Internet Explorer Security

All security issues affecting Internet Explorer users.
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/security/default.asp
Update Available for Dotless IP Address Security Issue


Internet Explorer (IE 4) Security Alert.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q168617 (Jun. 4, 2001)
Update Available for "Entrusted Scripted Paste" Issue


Internet Explorer (IE 4) Security Alert.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q169245 (Jun. 4, 2001)
How to Use Security Zones in Internet Explorer


The article describes the types of security zones in Internet Explorer, and how to configure different levels of security for Web sites that you visit.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q174360 (Apr. 19, 2002)
Description of Internet Explorer Security Zones Registry Entries


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q182569 (May. 31, 2002)
How to Use Wild Cards When You Add Web Sites to Security Zones


When you add Web sites to the Restricted Sites or Trusted Sites zones in Internet Explorer, you can use an asterisk character (*, also known as a wild card, or a character that represents any other character) to include all transport protocols used by a specific Web address and all the domains in a specific domain.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q184456 (i. e. 4, 5. Jul. 20, 2001)
Update Available for MSHTML Security Issues in Internet Explorer


An updated version of the "IFRAME ExecCommand" Vulnerability update.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q226325 (i. e. 4, 5. W95/98/NT4 Jul. 20, 2001)
Sites Deleted from the Trusted Sites Zone Reappear When You Next Start IE


This issue can occur because of damage in the associated registry key.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q255176 (i. e. 5, W95/98 Jun. 11, 2002)
Cannot Remove Site from Local Intranet Zone


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q257001 (i. e. 5. W95/98/se/NT4 Jun. 11, 2002)
Problems Adding Top-Level Domains to Zone Sites List


When you use a wildcard to add a top-level domain (for example, .com) or a a two-letter top-level domain and a two-letter second-level domain (for example, .ab.xy) to the local intranet, trusted sites, or restricted sites zones, you may experience any of the following symptoms:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q259493 (Jun. 11, 2002)


I. E.: Service Pack

How to Obtain the Latest Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q267954 (May. 28, 2002)
How to Obtain the Latest Service Pack for Internet Explorer 5.5 (SP2)


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q276369 (Sept. 27, 2001)
List or Issues That are Fixed in Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q276370 (Feb. 5, 2002)
List or Issues That are Fixed in Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q303201 (Apr. 4, 2002)


I. E.: Start

Internet Explorer Does Not Start

When you attempt to start Internet Explorer, the mouse pointer may change to the Working In Background or Busy pointer and then back to the normal pointer, but Internet Explorer may not start.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q166465 (Jul. 26, 2000)


I. E.: Start page

How to Change the Internet Explorer Initial Start Web Page

When you deploy Internet Explorer in a user-profiled environment (such as Windows NT or Windows 2000), you may want to change the initial start page that is displayed when each user starts Internet Explorer.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q289902 (i. e. 5. W2000/NT Aug. 6, 2002)


I. E.: Status Bar

Secure Lock Indicator May Not Appear on the Status Bar

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q154261 (Jul. 20, 2001)
How to Use Kiosk Mode in Microsoft Internet Explorer


When you run Internet Explorer in Kiosk mode, the Internet Explorer title bar, menus, toolbars, and status bar are not displayed and Internet Explorer runs in Full Screen mode.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q154780
(i.e 4, 5. 6, W95/98/se/NT4/2000/ME Oct. 10, 2001)


I. E.: Style Sheet

Unable to Enable or Disable Style Sheets in Internet Explorer

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q183717 (Oct. 10, 2001)


I. E.: Temporary Internet Files - Caching

UTILITY: CacheSentry

This is a program that fixes serious bugs in the Internet Explorer cache manager (versions 3.0 on up through and including Internet Explorer for Windows ME, and IE5.5 SP1). This program basically takes over the job of managing the cache from Internet Explorer.
http://www.mindspring.com/~dpoch/enigmatic/cachesentry.html
How to Change the Location of Temporary Internet Files


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q172949 (W95/98/NT Jun. 4, 2001)
How Not to Save Cached Internet Files with Roaming User Profiles


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q185255 (W95/98/NT Oct. 20, 2000)



Cannot Change Temporary Internet Files Cache Size
Enter a number between 0 and 1 to indicate size of disk space for...
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q195163 (W95/98 Mar. 13, 2002)

Cannot Change Temporary Internet Files Cache Size


There won't be enough space in the new location for the currently downloaded content. Please either delete these files first and try again, reduce the size of the folder or pick another location. Please pick a value between 1 and 0 for how much disk space temporary internet files may use.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q301897 (W95/98/se/ME IE 5 Jan. 29, 2002)



Internet Explorer Does Not Check for Newer Versions of Web Pages
Internet Explorer may not check for newer versions of pages stored in the temporary cache, even though you have selected option in the Settings dialog box.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q201535 (i. e. 4, 5. W95/98/NT4 Jun. 11, 2002)
HOWTO: Prevent Caching in Internet Explorer


META HTTP-EQUIV="Pragma" CONTENT="no-cache"
META HTTP-EQUIV="Expires" CONTENT="-1"
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q234067 (Jul. 20, 2001)
Internet Explorer Does Not Display Updated Files Over FTP URL


When you gain access to documents from a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Uniform Resource Locator (URL), the document is pulled from the temporary Internet files cache even if the Check for newer pages option is enabled in Temporary Internet Files settings.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q241727 (Sept. 13, 2001)
Temporary Internet Files Use More Disk Space Than Specified


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q301057 (Nov. 8, 2001)


I. E.: View as Web Page

Unable to View Contents After Enabling View as Web Page

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q192337 (i. e. 4, 5. W95/98/se/NT4 Jun. 11, 2002)
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2002 10:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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