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IE8 not compatible with Virtual Server 2005

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I just upgraded to Internet Explorer 8 and now I get a blank screen connecting to the "Virtual Machine Remote Control Client" and admin website.  Worked fine just before the upgrade.  Any work arounds?
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by:Andres Perales
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Did you set it to compatibility mode, it should be the little icon that looks like a broken page at the top to the right of your address bar.
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by:Andres Perales
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http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/default.aspx
This link should show you the icon that I am talking about!
 
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by:jcimarron
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mcnich--This reference, by omission, suggests that IE8 is not compatible with Virtual Server 2005
http://www.windowsvistaplace.com/vista/ie8

See also http://connect.microsoft.com/IE/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=332243
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by:mcnich
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It won't even connect to the page, so the icon doesn't appear.  I added my internal domain to the compatability view settings, but that didn't help.  It just stays at "connecting".
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by:mcnich
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Application Event Viewer shows:
The script started from the URL 'http://machinename:80/VirtualServer/VSWebApp.exe?view=1' has not responded within the configured timeout period.  The HTTP server is terminating the script.
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mcnich--Did you read my post?  It suggests IE8 is NOT compatible with Virtual Server 2005.  
The workaround is to uninstall IE 8 or update Virtual Server 2005.
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by:mcnich
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I uninstalled IE 8 to be compatible for now.
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by:LANadmn
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What version of windows are you running?
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by:scsie
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i've been running in compatibilty mode and it seems to work fine.
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by:Andres Perales
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I have Vista, 64 bit, with IE 8.0 running Virtual Server 2005 R2 Sp1, I have no issues when running in compatibility mode.
If you are having problems then run IE 8 elevated.
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by:Anthony Maw
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When using Internet Explorer 8, you must switch to "Compatibility View" by clicking on that green torn-page icon beside the address field.  Otherwise some of the Virtual Server 2005 menu choices are de-activated.  Thanks again Microsoft!!!!!
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