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Internet Explorer 8

Post by Mr. Jones » Sun Nov 08, 2009 8:36 pm

Question:

I'm running Windows 7 and IE8, yet many sites still treat it as if it's IE6. Am I doing something wrong, is this an inherent bug or what?

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Re: Internet Explorer 8

Post by The Interpreter » Sun Nov 08, 2009 11:00 pm

You are probably running compability mode. With it, sites not designed for IE 8 will display as well as possible under an earlier IE form's style.

There is a simple remedy. It is called Firefox. I recommend it highly. Opera is also nice, though much less popular.

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Re: Internet Explorer 8

Post by Rock » Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:12 am

The Interpreter wrote:You are probably running compability mode. With it, sites not designed for IE 8 will display as well as possible under an earlier IE form's style.

There is a simple remedy. It is called Firefox. I recommend it highly. Opera is also nice, though much less popular.
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Re: Internet Explorer 8

Post by Dave Harman » Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:31 am

Google Chrome is very fast, and especially appropriate for older computers, or computers with less memory.

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Re: Internet Explorer 8

Post by cgarison » Sat Dec 05, 2009 8:11 pm

Compatibility mode has been a great feature in Windows 7 and IE8 because now I do not need run Windows XP and IE 6 in a virtualized PC on my monster PC or use my netbook that has been setup with Windows XP SP3 and downgraded to IE6.

Finally, I will be able to migrate all of my PCs to the latest version of windows without fear of backwards compatibility with the latest generation of web applications for business.

Firefox still rocks. I just wish more software as a service providers embraced it as the standard and not Internet Exploder.
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