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Windows 8.1 RTM, IE 11 and localhost or loopback issue?

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    Windows 8.1 RTM, IE 11 and localhost or loopback issue?


    I use the Plex Media server application to stream my vids to my Samsung TV and that is working fine in Windows 8.1 RTM...but...I now have an issue with IE 11. Plex uses your browser to manage your media files and wants to use the following URL: http://127.0.0.1:32400/web

    This worked fine in IE 10 but gives a "page not found" error in IE 11. I found an alternate URL (http://localhost:32400/web/index.html#!/dashboard) that works in IE 11 but I am wondering if IE 11 has improved security features that are blocking the first URL?

    The first URL works in Chrome, but me no likey Chrome.

    Maybe somebody knows a way to tell IE 11 to use the default URL? It's not the end of the world since I can get in with the 2nd URL but I'd like the default to work in IE 11.

    Thanks in advance...

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  2. #2


    Posts : 146
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    Found a solution! I added 127.0.0.1 to the list of trusted websites.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows 8.1 RTM, IE 11 and localhost or loopback issue?
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