A Compatibility View list update is available for Windows Internet Explorer 8: November 23, 2010

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An update is available for the Windows Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View list that is dated November 23, 2010. This Compatibility View list update makes websites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When you install Internet Explorer 8, you can decide whether the sites that you browse should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this update, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.

Note Sites that appear in the Compatibility View list are sites for which other users have clicked the Compatibility View button. This list is updated automatically. The list helps users have a better experience when they view Websites that are not yet updated for Internet Explorer 8. For more information about the Compatibility View list, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
960321 Description of the Compatibility View list in Windows Internet Explorer 8


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You may need to restart your computer for this update to take the effect.

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Known Issue

Internet Explorer 8 may not respond after you apply this update. This issue may be caused by Norton 360. To resolve this issue, try the following method:

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You may also encounter the following issues when you try to install this update:
  • The update installation fails.
  • The system keeps reminding you to install this update although you already installed it.
  • The desktop does not load.
If you encounter one if the issues mentioned above, you may try the following methods.

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Article ID: 2447568 - Last Review: April 24, 2012 - Revision: 7.0
  • Windows Internet Explorer 8
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