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Article ID: 968220 - Last Review: March 12, 2009 - Revision: 1.4

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INTRODUCTION

An update for the Windows Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View list that is dated March 19, 2009 is available. This Compatibility View list update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they are given a choice whether to opt in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.

Note Sites are listed on the Compatibility View list in response to feedback from other Internet Explorer 8 customers. Specifically, the feedback is based on the high-volume sites for which other users clicked the Compatibility View button. This list updates automatically and helps users who are not Web-savvy have a better experience with Web sites that are not yet Internet Explorer 8-ready.

For more information about the Compatibility View list, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
960321  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960321/ ) Description of the Compatibility View list in Windows Internet Explorer 8

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Update information

The English version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3), x86-based version

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.18761105,98428-Feb-200904:55x86

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2), x86-based version

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.18761105,98428-Feb-200904:42x86

Windows Server 2003 SP2, x64-based version

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.18761105,98402-Mar-200900:41x64SP2Not Applicable
Wiecompat.dll8.0.6001.18761105,98402-Mar-200900:41x86SP2WOW

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, x86-based version

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.18761105,98427-Feb-200906:12x86
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.22850105,98427-Feb-200921:40x86

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, x64-based version

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.18761105,98427-Feb-200906:43x64
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.22850105,98427-Feb-200922:01x64

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  • Windows Internet Explorer 8
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