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Internet explorer 8 is showing as internet explorer 7

Posted By: Deco     Posted Date: September 27, 2010    Points:2   Category :JavaScript/VBScript
i have enabled the compatibility view settings for all the users of my application

i have a code to read the browser version

but it shows like IE 7

how to get the value as IE 8

Author: Suthish Nair             
Posted Date: September 27, 2010     Points: 5   

It is likely that you have IE 8 running in compatibility mode, which opens the site with the browser it was designed for (IE 7, IE 6 etc.) Try turning off compatibility mode, and see if this fixes the problem.

Here is a link showing how to turn it on/off.


suthish nair
Author: Deco             
Posted Date: September 27, 2010     Points: 5   


I cannot turn it off, without that my website will not work

Please get me the script that will show the version as IE 8

even if it's in the Compatibility mode


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