John Howard - Senior Program Manager in the Hyper-V team at Microsoft

Senior Program Manager, Hyper-V team, Windows Core Operating System Division.

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Vista Beta 1 Internet Explorer 7 problems with some sites

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This is fairly well publicised if you look around the Internet, but not in a single place that I could find. Hence, more for my own reference once I blow this beta build away, I'll want to get back to where I am. Certain sites don't recognise IE7 in the User Agent detection coding, and you may need to apply a few changes to make it work. Take a look at http://www.fiddlertool.com/useragent.aspx for some scripts to change IE7 to switch between IE6 and IE7 mode, and to see what your browser is exposing. Also, have a look at the IE teams great blog for more information about this topic.

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