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  • Blog Post: IE10 Removing IEMaintenance from Window 7 and Windows 2008 R2

    Hi, we just want to share some information regarding some changes introduced with IE10 that may impact the way you manage your Internet Explore Policies. As the TechNet article " Replacements for Internet Explorer Maintenance " states that: "By default In Windows® 8, the IEM settings have been...
  • Blog Post: How to implement the -ms-touch-action: none property to disable Double-tap-zoom on Windows Touch devices

    In this quick blog post I will provide you with steps on how to implement the Cascading Style Sheet Touch Zooming property to disable Double-tap-zoom functionality on your html page. SCENARIO: A new Windows 8 Touch Capable device is deployed on your environment. The developer wants to disable...
  • Blog Post: .NET control no longer loads in IE8 in Internet Zone

    Hello There!   Veena here to discuss an important change made in Internet Explorer 8 that could impact you. With Internet Explorer 8 it is no longer possible to load .NET controls in Internet zone under the default(medium-high) security setting. In Internet Explorer 8, we have added a new UI-less...
  • Blog Post: Mixed content and Internet Explorer 8.0

    Hi everyone! My name is Anshu. I am a support engineer in the Internet Explorer Core team at Microsoft. Today in this blog I am going to talk about a change in Internet Explorer 8.0 with respect to a setting related to security zone called “Display mixed content”. Now to take you back in IE 7 when...
  • Blog Post: Printing improvements within the User Interface of Internet Explorer 8.0

    Hi everyone! We have made several CSS related improvements around printing to improve the readability of printed Web content and offer more control and functionality in the print medium. To read more about that, click here . Today, I will discuss two non-CSS related feature improvements that enhances...
  • Blog Post: Understanding Compatibility Modes in Internet Explorer 8

    Hi everyone! With the release of IE 8, we felt that providing a little more detail around the different Compatibility Modes might be useful, so here goes! A fundamental problem discussed during each and every Internet Explorer release is balancing new features and functionality with site compatibility...
  • Blog Post: “Open as Web Folder” Not In the Internet Explorer 8 File | Open dialog

    Hi everyone! David Conner here.  I am a Senior Escalation Engineer on the IE Core and SDK team in Microsoft Support. If you’ve installed the IE 8 Beta builds or the Released build and tried to open a WebDAV share via the File | Open dialog, you may have notice that the checkbox to “Open as Web Folder...
  • Blog Post: Why is Internet Explorer 8 opening my web page at 125% zoom?

    Hi Everyone, This is Bac Hoang with the IE Support Team. Today I want to discuss one of changes in IE8: Page Zoom. Traditionally, many existing web sites are coded to be displayed on a 96-DPI (dots per inch) display device. With fast growing technology, many computer monitors today are able to...
  • Blog Post: “Open these the next time I use Internet Explorer” no longer an option in IE 8

    Hi everyone! Just a quick post to make you aware of a feature in IE7 that is not going to be included in IE 8. This pertains to the options IE7 provides you when closing out a multi-tabbed IE process. These check box options are available when unhidden: So with the, “Open these the next time...
  • Blog Post: Opening a New Tab may launch a New Process with Internet Explorer 8.0

    Hi everyone! Shahinur again, with an IE8 topic this time… If you have been using IE7, you are probably used to all your tabs opening under the same iexplore.exe process. The only exception is if you are on a Windows Vista machine and you are moving from Protected to Unprotected mode. Internet...
  • Blog Post: Protected Mode now disabled for the Local Intranet Zone in Internet Explorer 8

    Hi! It’s Veena Karanam again. I wanted to take some time to discuss another change regarding Internet Explorer 8. With IE7 on Windows Vista, any navigation between web sites operating under different integrity levels would cause the following dialog to display: Further navigation would be...
  • Blog Post: More information about Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View

    You might remember a blog we posted back in December regarding Compatibility View in IE8. Well, we’ve come across some more interesting details and it directly effects the RC1 build. If you’ve read the IE Dev Blog regarding Compatibility View, then you have some idea about this new feature coming with...
  • Blog Post: What does Internet Explorer have to do with the “Logon as a Batch Job” Local Policy?

    Hello everyone! This blog outlines and interesting issue that just came through the IE Support Team.  A customer contacted Microsoft recently when he noticed that user accounts were being added to the “Logon as a Batch Job” local policy.  This only started happening after their roll-out of...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 8 and HTML 5 Test Cases

    As we on the support teams gear up for Internet Explorer 8, we will try to keep you (our customers) up to date on any new information that becomes available. As part of this initiative, I would like to present some test cases for HTML 5 domstorage and xdm . This is not a complete list of what is supported...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 8 and what you need to be aware of regarding the Compatibility View sites list

    I want to spend a few minutes discussing an issue I suspect may have some folks scratching their heads. So, what is the Compatibility View list and why do you care? You can read up on the feature in this blog .... Go ahead... I'll wait... Ok, so when browsing the web with IE8, users who experience...
  • Blog Post: Content Advisor in the Corporate Environment

    Today we are going to have a short discussion on Content Advisor and it's intended use. Content Advisor is a tool for controlling the types of content that your computer can access on the Internet. After you turn on Content Advisor, only rated content that meets or exceeds your criteria can be viewed...
  • Blog Post: IE8 and Privacy

    Friday, September 05, 2008 6:00 AM Privacy. Personally Identifiable Information. Choice. Disclosure. These are all key concepts in the digital age. We expose more of our personal data electronically than at any time in our history. IE8 gives users more choice about controlling what information is...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 8 - First Look

    Friday, March 14, 2008 6:00 AM Last week, at the MIX conference in Las Vegas, the Internet Explorer team made several announcements regarding IE8, the first of which was that a Developer Beta (emphasis on the Developer ) is now available. You can download the beta from the IE8 Beta Site . The beta...
  • Blog Post: Introduction to ActiveX - Part Three: Security and Security Zones

    Tuesday, December 04, 2007 5:47 AM One of the most common calls that we get relates to the warning dialogs, the "gold bar" message or even the infamous "Red X" image being displayed where the ActiveX control should be loaded. In some instances, the problem is caused by a failure of the control itself...
  • Blog Post: Managing the "Launching Applications and Unsafe Files" Setting

    Tuesday, November 27, 2007 6:30 AM We are often asked about the centralized management of Internet Explorer configuration options for which there are no Group Policy settings included with the default IE GPO templates. One of the settings that we are asked about the most is the "Launching Applications...
  • Blog Post: Introduction to ActiveX - Part One

    Friday, November 16, 2007 7:27 AM On Tuesday, we wrote about the upcoming changes in behavior for how Internet Explorer handles embedded controls . Today we're going to discuss the basics of ActiveX controls themselves - what they are and why they are important. We're not going to go into how to create...
  • Blog Post: IE7 - Tabbed Browsing

    Friday, March 30, 2007 6:46 AM Tabbed browsing is a new feature in Internet Explorer 7. One question we are frequently asked by administrators is - "How do I control the tab behavior for my users to present a consistent experience?" We are also asked the same thing by developers who want to leverage...
  • Blog Post: IE7 - Introducing the Phishing Filter

    Friday, March 16, 2007 9:37 AM Before looking at the new Phishing Filter for IE7 and what it does, it is important to understand what Phishing is, and some common Phishing techniques. Phishing is a criminal activity. Using social engineering techniques, phishers attempt to fraudulently acquire...
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