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Windows 7: Does the Internet Explorer 9 back button not work correctly for you?

View Poll Results: Does the Internet Explorer 9 Back button work for you?
Yes 17 45.95%
No 12 32.43%
I don't use Internet Explorer 9 8 21.62%
Voters: 37. You may not vote on this poll

25 Feb 2013   #41
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
...I actually rarely use the back button. If I'm going to be going back to a previous page after going to a new one, I open the new one in a new tab...
Exactly!

I open a new tab or new window even in browsers that do not have this back button issue. I try to show others how to keep a list of search returns in one tab and open the links into other tabs or other windows... but most just don't get it.


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25 Feb 2013   #42
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fix it MS View Post
Figured it out and a solution for those needing help!

If you Block 3rd party Cookies then you will have this problem. If you enable it then it goes away.
Here is an example page:

Solution:

IE 9 back browser button not working - Microsoft Community

On Internet Explorer Menu select the option of : Tools / Internet options / Privacy / Advance

and then select option of ENABLE 3rd party Cookies

select OK, and then OK again to exit.

All works
Perhaps I did it wrong - but this did not work for me.

...with these settings:
Does the Internet Explorer 9 back button not work correctly for you?-ie9-1.png

I went to cnn.com scrolled down to the tech section and then clicked on this link:
Don't recall sending that message? Maybe you're 'sleep texting' - CNN.com

See the history that it built up?
Does the Internet Explorer 9 back button not work correctly for you?-ie9-2.png

Clicking back twice shows what IE9 is doing - see where I am in that history?
Does the Internet Explorer 9 back button not work correctly for you?-ie9-3.png

I closed IE9, cleared all temp files and tried it without putting a check by "Always allow session cookies." but no joy. :-(

Man! Now you've made me hungry for some real cookies or maybe cookies and cream ice cream.


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25 Feb 2013   #43
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Removed link as it may be considered as add blocking which is against forum rules.
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25 Feb 2013   #44
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I have cookies selectively blocked and it hasn't affected the use of the back button.
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30 Nov 2013   #45
dustabor

Windows 8 64 bit
 
 
bing fixed it for me

I have been having these problems with IE10. Did not experience it with Opera or Chome. Once I went into the settings, manage add-on and changed my default search provider from google to bing and restarted IE10 the problem went away. I prefer google but it really gets annoying clicking back 2x.
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