Getting Ranorex to work with Internet Explorer 11

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Getting Ranorex to work with Internet Explorer 11

Post by AdamH » Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:15 pm

I'm returning to possibly using Ranorex again after a few years on projects using other technologies. Right now I'm having to conduct a quick POC (Proof Of Concept) under a bit of time pressure, hence the beginners question.

I've installed Ranorex on my corporate laptop runing Windows 10 in 64bit mode. I have Internet Explorer (IE 11) installed. After rebooting the laptop following the Ranorex installation I open up Internet Explorer 11 and get the error message shown in the attachment.
Error Message
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My question is a simple one I hope :)
"Where can I find the full set of Internet Explorer 11 settings required for Ranorex to work on my system?"
With this I can see about getting my coporate laptop settings changed. I've done a quick google but I must have missed the link, hence this post to help with the time pressure.

Many thanks.

PS: I've also attached an image of the Ranorex plugin status shown in "IE -> Manage Add ons". This shows the Ranorex plugin (32bit) to be incompatible with my system, I suspect this is due to the IE configurations settings question covered above. Is this correct?
Ranorex IE Plugin Status.jpg
Ranorex Plugin Status
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Re: Getting Ranorex to work with Internet Explorer 11

Post by Support Team » Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:42 pm

Hi Adam,

Thank you for reaching out to us concerning the IE 11 settings.
We basically need to turn of two settings to get the IE addon working.
  • Disable the Protected Mode (located under the Security Tab of your IE Settings)
    Disable the Enhanced Protected Mode (located under the Advanced Tab of your IE Settings)
Please note that sometimes those settings are either managed by Group Policies or by the System Administrator.

Please let me know if you have any further questions.

Best regards,
Markus (S)