A Compatibility View list update is available for Windows Internet Explorer 8: May 5, 2009

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INTRODUCTION

An update for the Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View list that is dated May 5, 2009 is available. This Compatibility View list update makes Web sites 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 visit should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.

Note Sites that appear on the Compatibility View list are sites for which other users clicked the Compatibility View button. This list updates automatically and helps users have a better experience with Web sites 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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Update for Windows XP, x86-based versions

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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 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3, x86-based versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.18776102,40025-Apr-200905:30x86

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, x86-based versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.18776102,40025-Apr-200905:01x86

Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, x64-based versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.18776102,40027-Apr-200922:06x64SP2Not Applicable
Wiecompat.dll8.0.6001.18776102,40027-Apr-200922:06x86SP2WOW

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, x86-based versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.18777102,40025-Apr-200903:31x86
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.22867102,40025-Apr-200912:39x86

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, x64-based versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.18777102,40025-Apr-200904:14x64
Iecompat.dll8.0.6001.22867102,40025-Apr-200913:08x64

Windows 7, x86-based versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.0.7100.13102,40001-May-200904:08x86
Iecompat.dll8.0.7100.4101102,40001-May-200905:04x86

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, x64-based versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.0.7100.13102,40001-May-200905:28x64
Iecompat.dll8.0.7100.4101102,40001-May-200905:51x64

Windows Server 2008 R2, ia64-based versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.0.7100.13102,40001-May-200903:30IA-64
Iecompat.dll8.0.7100.4101102,40001-May-200904:33IA-64

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Article ID: 969497 - Last Review: May 21, 2009 - Revision: 2.2
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  • Windows Internet Explorer 8
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