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IE 10, show website in IE9 mode. Not IE 10 Compatibility mode

Posted on 2013-10-30
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Clients have IE 10 installed.
I need a website to be shown in IE 9 mode instead of IE 10 compatibility mode. (See attached.) I only want that one website to be shown as IE9.
I would prefer to set it by Group Policy, but even a registry setting would be ok by now.
I have already tried below Group Policy setting, but that drops it to IE 10 Compatibility:
User Configuration->Administrative Templates->Windows Components->Internet Explorer->Compatibility View->Use Policy List of Internet Explorer 7 sites.
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by:mathiesen-data
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I have found that if the MS compatibility file is dited, you can set it.
File:\\%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\IECompatData\iecompatdata.xml
This wont help very much, because it will get overwritten as far as I know.
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by:Rob
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Do you have I control over is webpage?  If so, you should be able to do it using the X-UA meta tag:

<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=9" />

Failing that you can create a very simple html page with this tag and embed an iframe to the site in question.

All untested but in theory should work
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by:mathiesen-data
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Well its the customers banking website.
Cant and will not touch very much on those sites.
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by:Rob
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yep got zero chance of that but have you tried embedding the banking site as an iframe within your own page that has that meta tag?
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What I mean is something like this:

http://jsbin.com/ICAloWoL/1/edit
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by:mathiesen-data
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Hmmm, that wasnt what I was looking for really.
Im not sure how it would handle the ssl in the embedded site? Wouldnt I get some errors about not all content secure, and then i'd had to click view all content?
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by:mathiesen-data
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I was just notified by the customer, that they dont want to spend any more time on this.
I'll close the question and Award you points.
Thanks for your help.
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