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Enable Microsoft Update when Internet Explorer is not installed

For Windows to retreive updates from Microsoft Update, as opposed to Windows Update (which is the default), you have to opt in. This is usually done through the Windows Update GUI by selecting “Get updates for other Microsoft Products” 202 more words


MSN: Repositioning through a major revamp

This month, Microsoft announced that its news portal and the 34th most visited website globally, MSN, is to receive a biggest revamp in 20 years. In this article, I will outline what the makeover entails and why it is needed, as well as offer my perspective on the objective behind it and, most importantly, whether it will be a success? 910 more words


Working With Internet Explo{d,r}er 9

Lately I’ve been working with Web Components in my spare time and recently I was moved to the Engineering group at 3Pillar. At work I have been challenged by the limitations of Internet Explorer 9 (IE9). 889 more words


Powershell script to set proxy settings and toggle automatically detect settings in Internet Explorer

on hourly basis I have to toggle proxy settings of my laptop because I need to switch between corporate proxy and other networks I access, so I thought about scripting it using a simple powershell script, here is the script (the script will set the proxy and toggle automatically detect settings off , or unset the proxy and turn automatically detect settings on), here is the script: 123 more words


Where to find your internet browser's history

There may be various reasons for wanting to view the navigation history on a computer’s internet browser (checking what your kids have been up to springs to mind!). 318 more words


Simple Solutions!

Well, this has been a quieter week! I like it when I’m dealing with minor issues that, while they may be puzzling, can be easily resolved. 904 more words