Dell iDRAC “The Webpage Cannot  Be Found”
May03

Dell iDRAC “The Webpage Cannot Be Found”

KB ID 0001427 Problem I needed to reboot one of my ESX hosts yesterday, so I jumped on the DRAC and got this? An internet search turned up, “The best way to fix this is, firmware update the iDRAC”, which I did. But sadly it didn’t fix the problem. Solution In IE11 they have done a good job of hiding compatibility settings > Options > Compatibility View Settings > Type in the IP/URL > Add > Close >...

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Managing IE Settings via GPO
Jan07

Managing IE Settings via GPO

KB ID 0001269 Dtd 07/01/17 Problem There used to be a GPO called ¬†“Internet Explorer Maintenance” that you could set your Internet Explorer settings, i.e. Proxy server settings, home pages etc. This has now gone, and has been replaced with a group policy preference. ¬† Solution From the Group Policy Management Console > Locate the OU containing the USERS ¬†you want to link the policy to and create a new policy, then give...

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Windows Server – Javascript Is Disabled
Jan18

Windows Server – Javascript Is Disabled

KB ID 0001133 Dtd 18/01/16 Problem I had just built a Windows Server 2012 R2 server, and needed to download some updates. When I went to Microsoft to get them This is what I got; Javascript is disabled Please enable javascript and refresh the page. Solution All you should need to do is disable IESC ¬†> Server Manager > Local Server > IE Enhanced Security Configuration > Turn it off, (Note: Here I’m just doing that for...

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Windows Server 2012 R2 – Stop IE Opening ‘In Metro’
Dec22

Windows Server 2012 R2 – Stop IE Opening ‘In Metro’

KB ID 0001119 Dtd 22/12/15 Problem I was working on some Server 2012 R2 servers this morning, and every time¬†I tried to launch IE, instead¬†of the normal IE 11, it stubbornly kept opening the the IE App. Solution Hit the Windows key > Type in ‘internet options’ > make the following changes; Programs Tab > Opening Internet Explorer > Select ‘Always in Internet Explorer on the desktop’ > Apply >...

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Internet Explorer Puts ‘Borders’ Round Your Images
Nov17

Internet Explorer Puts ‘Borders’ Round Your Images

KB ID 0000823 Dtd 01/06/13 Problem Chrome is my browser of choice, so I don‚Äôt look at my website with IE often. (Yes I know that’s bad practice for a webmaster). So I was surprised when I opened my home page and saw this. IE does this IF your image is a hyperlink. Solution Option 1: Edit your Hyperlink If you have a lot of them this is quite time consuming, but you can add the attribute of border and set it to zero within the...

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IE9 –  Stop “Speed up browsing by disabling add-ons”
Nov17

IE9 – Stop “Speed up browsing by disabling add-ons”

KB ID 0000466 Dtd 25/06/12 Problem This morning my boss asked me "Why every time I open Internet Explorer does it ask me this?" To which I replied, "I use Chrome so I don’t know, But I’ll find out." Solution A brief internet search returned, just set the "Ask me later to a nice long time". But that’s still not disabling it. If truth be known its a good thing, i.e. is trying to be helpful...

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