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  1. Implement the same SSL fallback mechanism in old versions of IE

    IE11 soon will will prevent insecure fallback to SSL 3.0 for Protected Mode sites. The same security mechanism should be applied to the older versions of IE11 as well.

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    • headless browser for testing

      It would be great if IE could be started as a headless browser (like PhantomJS) for running unit tests, taking screenshots, measuring load time, etc without having a browser window pop up. Running automated tests on IE often fails because the browser either fails to start up or shut down properly. With a headless browser multiple browser instances can be run in parallel without taking up screen space.

      1,029 votes
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      • Automatic SSL certificate selection based on URL

        Google Chrome has a group policy "AutoSelectCertificateForUrls". IE could offer a similar functionality to say "this certificate is for these URLs", that is a list of URLs to be maintained per certificate. Or map URL patterns to certificates based on their attributes, e.g. Issuer or FriendlyName. The IE then automatically selects the right certificate and the user is freed from the decision, which certificate to choose, especially if he has more than one from the same Root CA. The certificate selection dialog is then only needed if the same URL is configured for more than one certificate or no URLs…

        57 votes
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        • Improve IE Certificate Handling

          Visiting web page that require certificate based authentication and authorization pop up window with currently installed certificates, showing you the available and valid certificates. This is ok. But if you have to renew a certificate (because of expiration policy) and install the new one (having the old and the new installed at the same time and certificate store) it will not show as available to authenticate with. I guess there is some grouping happening and taking the first certificate or something similar.
          The expected behavior is to show the newly installed certificate even if the old is still installed.

          4 votes
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          • Change development cycle for frequent updates

            IE falling behind before it was released. All major browsers has release cycles less than IE has between announcement and release.
            Also, old version do not get updates.
            Drop version from name and start actively supporting IE.

            374 votes
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            • Increase stability

              The IE tabs are crashing and unreliable. I dont want to loose my work so I have to use other browsers.
              STR:
              1. Open 1-10 tabs
              2. Start closing them one by one
              at some point some it starts crashing. If not, start again

              43 votes
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              • Improve support for editing files locally

                I often have problems viewing complex documents locally in IE. They work perfectly when uploaded to a server, but for some reason locally IE doesn't see my css @import rules, or doesn't register certain scripts for inexplicable reasons, or various other issues like that. Websites should render locally exactly as they do server side wherever possible. Obviously I don't expect things like PHP code to work, but anything that can work, should.

                3 votes
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                • Make IE handle favicon like other browsers - any changes are reflected immediately

                  I don't what it is about IE but look out if you change the favicon for your site. I think IE caches the original one and getting it to recognize the new is a major pain.

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                  • Enable iframes to choose a document mode independant of the document mode of the page that is hosting the iframe

                    We develop a large browser based financial accounting application. We are currently migrating our application from IE5 quirks mode to edge mode.

                    Customers can integrate the UI of our application into other web based applications. Our app is running inside of iframes in many other applications (for example, ERP software). When we now migrate to edge mode, all those integrations will break, because the document mode of our iframe is determined by the other applications that integrate our UI.

                    We need the possibility to migrate our application to edge mode without breaking all those other applications that integrate our UI.

                    9 votes
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                    • 2 votes
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                      • Please return disable Cleartype checkbox

                        Many people can not read cleartype fonts normally. Please return disable Cleartype checkbox. Please.

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                        • 8 votes
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                          • Allow to use other HTML engines from Chrome or Firefox

                            IE always was problematic form developer point of view. I always need to google-hacks or I had to write additional code. Only once in my life IE works better than other browsers (IE10 and minor CSS issue works as expected in IE). Trusted engines should be easy to switch for any user. Allowing to use other engines under IE will solve a lot of coding just for IE only. Like https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WICKET-5608 special patch for one IE version. When new IE version was released patch was not needed however I need to add new script-code and rewrite functions.

                            7 votes
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                            • Spell check pre-existing text

                              If you type in text it is spell checked but not if it pre-exists from before for spell checking fields. All other browsers do it. Current workaround is CTRL + A, CTRL + C, CTRL + V (select all, copy, paste).

                              10 votes
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                              • Prevent Update of older version, first fix the errors in IE11 or newer.

                                IE11 have so much errors if you use zoom level on high resolution displays for example.
                                Please fix errors first bevor build new Version or features.

                                7 votes
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                                • Allow users to add HSTS entries

                                  I know IE is going to support HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS). I suggest IE to allow users to add domains to its HSTS sets, like chrome://net-internals/#hsts in Chrome.

                                  Given that HTTPS Everywhere is not (officially) available on IE, this feature would be a good substitute.

                                  12 votes
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                                  • 12 votes
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                                    • Allow (aind incentivize) older Windows to run secure IE versions

                                      We understand you don't support older Windows versions. But the myriad of compromised machines due to old IE versions running on them hurts the internet as a whole - including your customers on newer Windows versions. It may be impossible to run the latest IE with all bells and whistles on an old OS, but maybe one just with a core feature set (and the security patches) would help patching the leaks until those systems get replaced.

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