How to set the IE8 mode in IE11

We use to F12 in IE9 or IE10 to set the IE to IE8 mode. Unfortunately IE11 F12 is totally an “alien” interface.


You need to enable the Compatibility View. For example, I have a troux application hitting the error Unsupported Browser.


Go to the gear and select Compatibility View settings.


Check the Display intranet sites in Compatibility View or add the Websites to the Compatibility View.


You should be able to view the page now.


About chanmingman

Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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