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Posted on 2006-05-12
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i have a cgi page which only works on IE and not any other browser....
how do i check, if a browser is not IE and display user to use IE browsers only to view my wweb page
Question by:perlperl
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is there a script i can know if its IE or not...because i only want people who use IE should access my page
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> is there a script i can know if its IE or not.
no, 'cause HTTP_USER_AGENT is 99% unreliable

You better use some kind of malware (JavaScript, ActiveX, etc.) and check from within the page the browser capabilities. But again: it's unreliable 'caus eactive scripting maybe disabled.

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how can javascript do this?
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ahoffmann earned 2000 total points
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check something with document.all

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