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Posted on 2013-10-29
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I'm using Windows 7 & I was using IE 10.

I followed the directions on a YouTube video on the web & I got IE 9.

I need to get IE 8 to do some testing of a web app that some customers claim does not work in IE 8.

Is there a way to get IE 8?

Question by:Richard Korts
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by:Ram Balachandran
ID: 39609075
you need to uninstall higher versions of IE8 and install from below location

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jcimarron earned 2000 total points
ID: 39609162
rkorts --
You can "downgrade" from IE 9 to IE8

But rather than do that, and miss out on the advantages of IE 9 for other uses, run IE9 in IE8  mode when you need IE 8.  Click F12 .  From the Developer Tools window click Browser Mode in the MenuBar and click IE 8.
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Expert Comment

ID: 39609733
I would run ie in xp mode, then run an earlier version of IE such as 8.

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by:Richard Korts
ID: 39609745
To all,

I tried to do what ram_kerala suggested. When I removed IE 9 & rebooted, it automatically went to IE 8.

Now I have to figure out how to get BACK to IE 10 or 11.

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Expert Comment

ID: 39609803
You can download and install IE 10.  Details here
Or you may be offered IE10 from Windows Update.

Then as I already suggested in http:#a39609162 you can run IE10 in IE8 Browser Mode when you want.  
"Click F12 .  From the Developer Tools window click Browser Mode in the MenuBar and click IE 8."


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