Configure Internet Explorer for Test Studio Automation

 

In this post, we will go step by step to configure Internet Explorer to perform testing using Test Studio.

Very first you need to start with checking the Zoom level of Internet explorer. Make sure it is set to 100%

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You can find Zoom level detail in the right bottom on Internet Explorer. If Zoom level is not displayed in your browser then press ALT and from View menu navigate to Toolbars and the check Status Bar. After doing this you should have Zoom level information displayed in right bottom of the browser.

Next you need to disable the protected mode. To disable it navigate as,

Tools menu -> Internet Options

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Click on Security tab and for all four zones, like Internet, Local intranet, Trusted Sites and Restricted Sites uncheck Enable Protected Mode check box.

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You will get a warning message click on to continue

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After disabling protected mode, you need to disable the Pop-up blocker .For that clicks on Privacy tab in Internet Option. In Pop-up Blocker section uncheck Turn on Pop-up Blocker

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After this you need to make sure that Pop-up always open in new window. To do this goes to Internet Options and in General Tab click on Setting in Tab section.

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In the Tabbed Browsing Settings select Always open popup in new window.

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After setting Pop-ups to open in new windows, you need to add site you are going to test as trusted site. To do that, open Internet Option and then Security tab.

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In Security tab select Trusted Sites and then click on Sites. Add site or domain of site as trusted site.

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After performing this task, you need to make sure that JavaScript is enabling in the browser. For that open Internet Option and select Security tab. In Security tab click on the Custom Level.

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In Security Setting window go to Scripting section and make sure that Active Scripting is enabled.

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Then scroll to miscellaneous section and enable Display Mixed Content

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Then scroll to download section and enable the File download

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Last step is to make sure that active content can be run from the local file. To do this go to Internet Option and then select advanced tab. In Security section check the check box of Allow active content to run from local computer.

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After performing this configuration, Internet Explorer is configured to perform testing using Test Studio.

 

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