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IE 9 or IE 7

IE 9 or IE 7

IE 9 or IE 7

(OP)
I have IE9 loaded why are web sites tell me I have IE 7. I did a regedit and there is no MSIE 7.

What is telling these Websites I have IE 7.


Thanks.

RE: IE 9 or IE 7

Can you give an example. I lot of the time it's lousy website design....

Robert Wilensky:
We've all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true.

http://alvechurchlounge.org.uk

RE: IE 9 or IE 7

This is a cool tool - http://www.fiddlertool.com/ua.aspx

Ive seen instances of various windows compenents showing different versions. Still have not found out why.

RE: IE 9 or IE 7

(OP)

I ran fiddlertool and this is what it shows.
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.0; Trident/5.0; SLCC1; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; Media Center PC 5.0; InfoPath.2; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; .NET4.0C)

I looked at the registry and found some MSIE 7.0. Changed them based on what fiddlertool suggested (Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent]
@="Mozilla/5.0"
"Version"="MSIE 9.0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Version Vector]
"IE"="9.0000"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent]
@="Mozilla/5.0"
"Version"="MSIE 9.0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Version Vector]
"IE"="9.0000")

I'm still getting messages when I go to a website (e.golf channel) and it tells me I'm using and old IE 7.0 and I need to update.

Suggestions...

RE: IE 9 or IE 7

(OP)
Its fixed....

The display all websites in compatibility view box was checked.
Remove check and remove problem.

Thanks.

RE: IE 9 or IE 7

See Ben, it's the weird ones like this that make me glad your back. Next time you go on Holiday, give us a shout, and we'll save all the weird ones till you get back. thumbsup

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