When launching Internet Explorer with a local file specified as an initial URL, the action fails to launch with an error similar to this:


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In addition, in the Internet Explorer this notification message appears:


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To resolve this, navigate to Internet Explorer > Internet Options > Advanced > and check "Allow active content to run in files on My Computer"


Afterward, Internet Explorer should run as expected.