Internet Explorer 11

Posted on 2013-11-19
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
We have an application that is older and being dropped from support within the next year.  With IE 10 we would just suggest for people to use Compatibility Settings and set their localhost to Compatibility View.   Works as expected.  

Now with IE 11, adding it to CV Settings and then closing IE and opening again, it disappears.  So it's not retaining the value.  Any one encountered this?  

Don't want to rewrite a piece of web software that's going out of its life cycle soon.  Any suggestions?
Question by:acco_is
  • 3
  • 2
LVL 94

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 39661396
Did you try resetting IE11?  IE, Tools, Internet Options, Advanced and Reset.

I have IE11 and I have one address in my Compatibility View settings. It does not go away.

... Thinkpads_User
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:Ram Balachandran
ID: 39661497
Is the application working as expected ?

IE 11 seems to not be able to properly detect if a website requires compatibility mode or not. So before when you needed to manually do it you could just press the Tool icon at the top right and click compatibility mode from there and just add your site to the list.

Now in order for that to show up, you need to press alt, or right click IE anywhere on the top bar and click menu. After you do either of those, click tools and look for Compatibility Mode Settings, then you can manually enter the site that is not working correctly and it should fix the problems for the sites that broke with this release.


Author Comment

ID: 39663026
We have 1 machine that retains the data, but never shows anything in compatibility mode.  The other removes it every single time you close IE.  

Any other ideas?  Besides removing 11?
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

LVL 94

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 39663048
If this is Windows 7, you can try removing IE11, checking if IE10 works properly. If so, restart and try IE11 again.

Did you try resetting IE as I suggested?

... Thinkpads_User

Accepted Solution

acco_is earned 0 total points
ID: 39674589
Solution is here

Microsoft can't upgrade their own dang browser / .net without hosing themselves.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 39686601
The solution is to fix the .Net code with a patch from MS

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Bada platform is becoming more and more famous this days and people talking about same. Some friends included those who have bada OS mobile asked me "what is bada?"and "what its features?". That encouraged me to research and write this article. [st…
I had to do a bit of research to find the answer to this question so I thought I'd share my results.  Due to our outdated mainframe systems, we need to downgrade IE9 to IE8 in order to stay compatible.  We also needed to downgrade Java.  In order to…
Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the interface of earlier versions — Windows 7, Windows X…
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …

740 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question