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IE 8 SessionMerging Registry Key Seems To Have No Effect on Desktop Shortcuts

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http://serverfault.com – We need to have our in-house web application always initiate a "new session" whenever a user accesses it on their desktop PC. With IE8, the sure-fire way to accomplish this is training the users to always do File > New Session.... However, if they open the site from a desktop shortcut or open it in an already-open IE8 window via a favorite, they do not get a new session, nor do they get a new session if they explicitly open a brand-new IE8 instance. This is problematic, because people forget to create a new session like that, and then there's data-corruption problems because of leakage acro (HowTos)