Dont show friendly HTTP error messages.

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Internet Explorer displays a friendly error message rather than the messages from web server. This tweak makes the browser to display the messages from Web server.
Level: Recommended For Novice Users
Internet explorer displays a default friendly http error message but you can use this tweak to make it displays the messages from web server. For this, go to start > run menu, enter regedit and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, right-click and modify the string value friendly http errors, in the right panel, to no which can show web server messages. However, if you want to show friendly messages back, change the value data to yes. Restart internet explorer for the changes to take effect. When editing the registry it is highly recommended to run a quick scan for optimization, you can test your system now for free.


First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".
Second, go to the <b>[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\]</b> key, right-click on the "Friendly http errors" String value and click on "Modify".
Finally, enter the value "No" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Registry Entries

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  • Path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\]
  • Location: Current User
  • Value Name: Friendly http errors
  • Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
  • Enabled Value: No
  • Disabled Value: Yes
  • Action Type: Modified

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