Reply Kirill says: September 23, 2013 at 6:24 am As a user, I love that pages which work crappy in IE and after digging a little, I find that the webmaster IE sends the User-Agent in the Request header. Kiel "esperantigi" Stack Exchange? / How to "esperantize" Stack Exchange? However, we are still 3 to 6 months away from completion of this and are looking for a server or config setting we can use in the meantime that allows our Source
I think you'll agree that it's not. To do so, type the following into the address bar of your browser. Why no trees? It is known as the "user agent string".
Reply Ben Amada says: January 9, 2009 at 7:37 pm @Michael: I actually realize "Mozilla/4.0" in the UA string isn't related to today's Mozilla … and it does back a long SV1Internet Explorer 6 with enhanced security features (Windows XP SP2 and Windows Server 2003 only). I'll try a clean install and test in IE8 / Win XP & 7 and let you know once I've got it up and running.
Internet Explorer user-agent tokens This section summarizes the tokens used by recent versions of Internet Explorer, which places three tokens in the user-agent string by default. Konqueror's KHTML started using Mozilla/5.0 and that is how WebKit and therefore Safari and Chrome inherited it. It's not until the Response to that requestis received that it gets the Server's X-UA-Compatible directive. There does not seem to be a way to programmatically (via GPO for example) force IE11 into IE9 or IE10 mode, likewise there doesn't appear to be a way to programmatically
How do you normally start Internet Explorer? In rare cases, it may be necessary to uniquely identify IE11. ClearType is scientifically proven to make text easier to read, particularly on LCD flat panel monitors. TokenDescription .NET CLR.NET Framework common language run time, followed by the version number.
Note Starting with IE11, the user-agent string no longer includes the version token. Starting with Windows Internet Explorer 8, the version token reported in the user-agent string might not reflect the actual If I go to the online version of the list linked above it appears to be a newer version with the Google sites removed, but my local copy hasn't yet updated. Of course, they don't, because the real IE has a different string. This bad string is dynamically generated out of a registry key.
All of these are either created by default in Vista, or added by Microsoft products… Removing those placed in the registry gets me down to the 64 characters shown in the Problem: The "Mail" button is missing You can customize the toolbar to add or remove icons, including the mail icon Right-click the Star icon in the IE window Choose Customize Command HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE (or HKEY_CURRENT_USER) SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Internet Settings User Agent Pre Platform Token = Value Post Platform Token = Value The Pre-Platform and Post-Platform keys contain values whose names appear We are still getting following error on page message from IE8 because of JQuery.
Why would a crash landed generation fall back to the stone age? this contact form We currently use an X-UA-Compatible setting of IE=IE10;IE=IE9;IE=8 in these apps. I realize it's too late for IE8, but with advance notice (via this blog) of the removal of these meaningless terms, I'm sure the 0.000000001% of websites that would break without They can usually be trimmed by editing the registry without any important side-effects.
Problem: On startup, IE always shows an error message about the AOL toolbar If you see the following error message every time IE starts: "Cannot find 'file:///C:/Program%20Files/AOL%20Toolbar/welcome.html'. The only way to overcome this is to standardise (between all browser-vendors), stick to this and evangalise sites that keep on breaking. Let's not even bother to overcome this one, shall we? http://magsuite.com/internet-explorer/internet-explorer-9-error-message-internet-explorer-has-stopped-working.html For example, the Windows RSS Platform provides the following user-agent header when requesting RSS data.
It will remove .NET1.0, 1.1, 2.0, and 3.0 versions from your UA string. asked 5 years ago viewed 17454 times active 2 years ago Linked 81 Why do all browsers' user agents start with “Mozilla/”? 2 Why do most browsers have “Mozilla” in their The site works fine on Firefox (Window 7 & Ubunto OS), Apple Safari (Windows 7 and Apple OS 10….) Issues we have is on IE 8 in combination with Window XP
IE7 includes a cool new feature that turns the address bar green when a secure site presents an Extended Validation certificate: If you're having trouble with this feature, on a site And that would be a lot of grief! This documentation is archived and is not being maintained. To fix this, click START > RUN > REGEDIT.EXE.
Reply ¡Firedog says: September 23, 2013 at 5:54 pm Thanks for this run-down, particularly of the Fiddler tool to apply a particular UAS to a particular site. An effort was made inMicrosoft Edge to clean up the user-agent string to remove items that were no longer needed. Try running this script. Check This Out Reply Ben Amada says: January 10, 2009 at 12:50 am @SylvainG [MSFT]: Nobody can say how many libraries or sites are currently dependent on Mozilla/4.0 being present in the UA string.
Any short-term suggestions? 2) We have a few vital legacy applications from 2003 running in .NET 2.0 and built using many TreeView controls from the IE Web Controls 1.0 package. Understanding the user-agent string When you request a webpage, your browser sends a number of headers to the server hosting the site that you're visiting, as shown here. Am I missing something? Our only solution so far is for each user to use F12 tools to set the user agent string manually to IE10, IE9, IE8, or IE7, all of which render the
Serving content based solely on the user-agent string is often an unreliable way to detect the full capabilities of the browser, because the user might have adjusted some settings, such as It's fleshed out a bit more on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_agent. @OP: It's all well and good that we should keep the UA string short, but with so many things adding to it, it's Reply Neil says: October 23, 2013 at 6:31 am This issue seems to cause an infinite redirect loop if you are using forms authentication in asp.net 4. Open one new IE window.
You’ll be auto redirected in 1 second. Firefox has "Mozilla/5.0" and looking at lists of common UA strings shows that some browsers (e.g. The Firefox branding came about a bit later, but several other Gecko-powered browsers existed at one point. (I distinctly remember using early versions of Camino on the Mac, I believe prior It doesn't add any information and takes up a lot of extra bytes in bandwidth and web server log storage when considering the billions (trillions?) of IE HTTP requests made every
Multiple tokens in either the Pre-Platform key or Post-Platform key are displayed in an unpredictable order. When I am using my webpage in IE 32bit. Sites that rely on the user-agent string should be updated to modern techniques, such as feature detection, adaptive layout, and other modern practices. Reply ne says: December 4, 2013 at 5:24 pm To answer the question that headlines the post: "If you found this post, chances are good that you’re searching for IE11’s User-Agent
DNS works like an "internet phonebook" that maps URLs (like "windowsupdate.microsoft.com") to internet protocol addresses (like "126.96.36.199"). We strongly encourage discretion in adding additional tokens, as the network overhead can become measurable as the string grows. IE10 Preview had a similar issue that was fixed in the final IE10, so I'm hoping the final IE11 may also fix this issue.