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How can Internet Explorer 5 be emulated in 2020?

Why test in IE5 if the customer isn't using it? It doesn't sound like they actually want IE5 support. They just want it to work. Test in IE11 Compatibility mode, as that's what they use.
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How can Internet Explorer 5 be emulated in 2020?

Given that the customer insists, I'd recommend using a virtual environment with IE5 installed, and then search for automation solutions that can work in that environment. This will be a challenge: you ...
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How can Internet Explorer 5 be emulated in 2020?

Another approach (or part of one). Before proceeding ask for a sign-off on a document that clearly states the security risk this presents to the organization and its customers and that they ...
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How can Internet Explorer 5 be emulated in 2020?

Look around on the internet, e.g. ebay, for Windows machines that are 15-20 years old. I don't like this answer but given the crazy situation I am suggesting it.
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How can Internet Explorer 5 be emulated in 2020?

Here's an idea: Install Linux. I recommend using a virtual machine such as VirtualBox, which can run on a normal Windows box, to install a popular, well-maintained and lightweight system such as ...
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How can Internet Explorer 5 be emulated in 2020?

There is no way to automate this in a way comparable to your current method. This is due to the lack of comparable automation APIs and basic action feedback. It is possible to manually test this by ...
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How can Internet Explorer 5 be emulated in 2020?

There are solutions for IE6 and higher, but great scott - IE5 is out of reach, for sure for automated tests. I've found something like this: https://netrenderer.com/ but it doesn't even support https....
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How to execute automation scripts in IE & Edge browser InPrivate mode using selenium c#

Microsoft has changed the behavior of IE11, and broken the IE driver in the process. The problem is with the browser's behavior change. There is no clear-cut workaround yet. You could try setting the ...
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Unable to enter 16 digit credit card number in IE browser using sendKeys method of Selenium

Use JavaScriptExecutor instead of the SendKeys: String cardNum= "4111111111111111"; WebElement inputField= driver.findElement(By.id("cardnum")); JavascriptExecutor js= (JavascriptExecutor) driver; ...
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Need to work on Chrome and IE concurrently in Selenium; Any possible workaround?

In your code you should instantiate two drivers. One instance for Chrome and the second one for IE. Now you can operate with both the browsers. Below is the example in Java: public static void main(...
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How to clear all history (included all sessions , cache etc) in IE with selenium webdriver?

Have you tried setting EnsureCleanSession to true? DesiredCapabilities cap = new DesiredCapabilities(); cap.setCapability(InternetExplorerDriver.IE_ENSURE_CLEAN_SESSION, true); OR cap.setCapability(...
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Unable to click on checkbox using Selenium WebDriver

Rather than accessing the element by Id try doing it with xpath. I can see the there is an tag attached to this element. So you could make use of that.So for example if your checkbox is setup like ...
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Selenium fail to find the html tag inside iframe after selecting the frame

In your case I think you should wait for the webelement to be visible before you try to find it. WebDriverWait wait = new WebDriverWait(driver, 30); wait.until(ExpectedConditions....
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How to reliably maintain a desktop session while running selenium node on windows VM?

The most reliable method I've found is to configure the VMs to auto-logon with an administrator-level login and disable screensaver and user access control. This effectively means that whenever the vm ...
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Failed To Launch IE Driver Using Selenium WebDriver?

MicrosoftWebDriver.exe is the Edge driver, not IE driver. As others have mentioned the IE driver is called IEDriverServer.exe. As an example of a launcher for IE: System.setProperty("webdriver.ie....
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How can Internet Explorer 5 be emulated in 2020?

To add for what others wrote, it is REALLY POSSIBLE to automate tests for IE5. When you run inside VM, you can automate it outside of the VM. I will explain, think about automation that moves the ...
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Unable to upload file even using autoit as my IE browser taking long to open upload windows popup

Depending on what you are testing (i.e. the actual process of using the upload control, or just the ability to upload / validate a file) you can skip the upload popup entirely. This also means you don'...
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Unable to run application on IE while testing with Katalon

Configure the IE browser like given in the link and try. Make sure your IE version is more than 7. In Katalon - go to Project -> Settings -> Execution -> Default -> IE – click on Add and add ...
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Failed To Launch IE Driver Using Selenium WebDriver?

Change the following line as System.setProperty("webdriver.ie.driver", "C:\\work\\IEDriverServer.exe"); The file name is IEDriverServer.exe and not MicrosoftWebDriver.exe. Check the path for IE ...
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How can i click on Save button to save a downloaded file using protractor in IE

This action changes the browser focus back to the OS and away from Protractor. I see 2 possible solutions: Try to side-step this prompt by instructing the browser to download files to a specific ...
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New opened window using selenium doesn't appear in the window handles

In my case, before switch to the new window, a simply thread sleep make thing done. time.sleep(3) # switch to new window
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Random Selenium WebDriver Tests inconsistently Fail and Pass on IE browser

Do you use explicit or implicit wait? Converting my tests to 100% explicit waits eliminated flakiness like you describe. See also https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15164742/combining-implicit-wait-...
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How to retrieve httponly cookies with IE selenium driver?

This is one of the open issue Work around is : Turn off the HTTP-only flag when running my site in testing mode I use Django for my server so I had to create a special test_settings.py file with ...
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