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White background on iframe showing in IE8 & Chrome

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I having having alot of trouble trying to set a transparent background within iframes.

Everything shows fine in Firefox but Chrome and IE8 flash a white background before loading the page, you can see what I mean here...

On my Iframe page I am currently using the following code, you can see i'm trying everything here!

<script type="text/javascript">
document.getElementById('frame1').allowTransparency = true;

<!--[if IE]>
<style type="text/css">iframe {background: transparent;}</style>

<style type="text/css">        
body {
      background-repeat: repeat-x;
      background-color: transparent;

      background-position: center top;
      background-image: url(images/bg.jpg);
      margin-top: 0px;

iframe {
  background-color: transparent;


<body style="background-color: transparent;">
<table width="100" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
    <td>     <iframe src="/enter.html" width="1062" height="645" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" id="frame1"  allowTransparency="true" backgound="transparent"></iframe></td>
    <td>  <iframe src="/music.html" width="1062" height="60"  frameborder="0" scrolling="no" allowTransparency="true"></iframe></td>

The pages that are showing through the iframe have a css body class of

body {
      background:none transparent;

But none of this is working, any ideas?
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