Missing Download Manager Window?

A few IE9 Beta users have reported that IE will not display the download manager window. When they press CTRL+J or click the View Downloads button on the download notification bar, nothing appears to happen. This is related to corruption of the download history, and can be easily fixed via the following procedure: Click Delete Browsing…

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SOCKS Proxies in Internet Explorer

We recently had a report over on the IEBlog that SOCKS proxies are not supported by IE9 Beta. That observation is correct, and a regression from prior versions of Internet Explorer; IE9 Beta simply ignores the SOCKS proxy if one is specified in the Internet Control panel. Update: This regression, introduced in IE9 Beta, was…

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