IE9 homepage configured by GPO doesn’t work

Symptom: You configured a customized homepage for IE by GPO.While the homepage configured by GPO is applied OK in IE8, the same in IE9 isn’t working. However, after you run gpupdate /force, it works. It happens only when you create a new user profile Root Cause: By default branding is kicking in, it will lead to…

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IE9 download manager freeze at 99% and “1 sec remaining”

Recently some customers reported that sometimes downloads seem to hang at “1 sec remaining” and 99% in the new IE9 download manager. Actually the files seem to be complete as renaming the “.partial” files seems to work. There are several things that you can try to mitigate this: 1)Open Internet Explorer (IE) in no add-ons mode and…

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Tip: Search with Internet Explorer 9 (IE9)

I would like to share some tips on searching with IE9. 1) Pressing Ctrl+E moved the caret to the address bar following a “? “.  Entering a search term and pressing Enter passed the search criteria to the search provider you specified (the default is Bing of course). You have to make sure the following…

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Internet Explorer 9(IE9) Group Policy Preferences (GPP)

New Update: Hotfix was just released to resolve this issue. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2530309 Symptom: Some customers reported GPP is not applying IE9, prior to Upgrading the browser to IE9.0 it was working OK with IE 8.0. Enabled Logging for Group Policy Preferences and found the below:————————————————————————————–Non-Working Scenario : ——————————————————————————————————————————2011-03-29 09:56:37.131 [pid=0x3a0,tid=0xb18] {683F7AD7-E782-4232-8A6D-F22431F12DB5}2011-03-29 09:56:37.147 [pid=0x3a0,tid=0xb18] Starting class <IE8> -…

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Unable to open the 64-bit version of Internet Explorer 9 (IE9)

In a Windows 64bit system, after you install IE9 64-bit, you will get two IE in the start menu. One is 32-bit, the other is 64-bit. Some customers reported that they can not open the 64-bit version of IE9, well, there is no problem to open the 32-bit version of IE9 . They said there…

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New feature "ActiveX Filtering" in Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) and Flash, Silverlight or other plug-in

ActiveX Filtering is a new feature introduced in IE9. ActiveX Filtering allows you to browse the Web without running any ActiveX controls. You can read more about it in the link http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Browser/ActiveXFiltering/About.html. ActiveX Filtering is disabled by default. You can turn it on via the Tools Menu: Tools ->Safety->ActiveX Filtering Well, we found a few cases…

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Netflix in Windows 7 Media Center may encounter an script error after you install Internet Explorer 9(IE9)

IE9 RC released a few days ago. So we will start posting a series of IE 9 known issues and best practices. This article describes an issue about Internet Explorer 9 and Netflix in Windows 7 Media Center. Symptom: After you install Windows Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate (RC) on a computer that is running Windows 7, the Netflix application in…

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Pop up message of xd_proxy.css, facebook issue!

Last week, a large amount of customers complained they were getting the following pop up message almost in every single website using IE: xd_proxy[1].css Then a notepad opens up with the following information: .app_content_51546247891 a.uiLinkSubtle { display: none; }.app_content_51546247891 a.UIImageBlock_ICON_Image { display: none; } #bootloader_Zvucx { height: 42px; } After further investigation, it was proved…

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What we can do if error message “the tab has been recovered, A problem with this web page caused Internet Explorer to close and reopen the tab” happen when you browsing some website through Internet Explorer.

Today we will discuss this IE issue. This is a high page view issue from Technet forum.  Sometimes when browsing website we will get this error message “the tab has been recovered, a problem with this web page caused IE to close and reopen the tab”. Then when you click ok this page will be closed…

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Launch “clean” Internet Explorer 7 in Windows XP or in Windows Server 2003

When Internet Explorer 7 includes an add-on, Internet Explorer may exit immediately. This problem may occur if an add-on conflicts with Internet Explorer.   To resolve this issue, start Internet Explorer with add-ons disabled. To do this, click Start, click Programs, point to Accessories , point to System Tools, and then click Internet Explorer (No…

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