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Find the DLL used by an Internet Explorer Add-on

Found this by accident, but it’s surprisingly easy. I’m using the latest IE, version 11. Click the IE settings cog, and then click Manage add-ons from the menu. In the Manage Add-ons dialogue box, highlight the add-on you want to … Continue reading

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EMET 5.1 crashes IE11 – SEHOP

I’ve been running EMET on all my PCs for several years now. I realised that several were still running the version 3.5 tech preview so thought I’d better upgrade to the latest and greatest, EMET 5.1. Having done this, the … Continue reading

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No HTML5 video in IE11 on RDSH 2012 R2

Have had a thread open on TechNet forums about this for a while. Essentially, I use System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)┬áto build VMs that are then made into Remote Desktop Session Host Servers by a combination of PowerShell and … Continue reading

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If you use Windows Gadgets maybe avoid IE11 for now

I know Microsoft ditched gadgets, but I have a few really handy ones on my Windows 7 machines. Seems like IE11 breaks them, they don’t display properly anymore. That’s the built-in currency converter, CPU Usage and weather gadgets. Nasty. The … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer 10 not saving cookies when Roaming Profile used

Have just upgraded my Windows Server 2008 R2 XenApp 5.0 servers from IE 9 to IE 10 and noticed that cookies were not working after a logoff. Everything was fine whilst the user was logged on, so cookies were working … Continue reading

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Set Internet Explorer Address Bar Search via Group Policy

OK, this is kind of a cheat, this is using Group Policy Preferences (GPPrefs) to add a set of registry entries, it’s not a custom .admx or something more fancy. But it does work. Firstly, I suggest you create a … Continue reading

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