Yes... these problems can be linked, but I'm not sure about that. Also I don't know what .ashx file is for. Can you please minimal page code the issue is reproduced on?
thank you for reply nbelaevski.
Here is a segment of my code
first part is my JSF source code and the 2nd part is what it looks like in IE8.
The object expected error happens in character1 of line 61. It seems that _clearJSFFormParameters doesn't existed.
nobody using richfaces with https? I am the only one?