A Compatibility View list update is available for Windows Internet Explorer 8: January 26, 2010

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INTRODUCTION

An update is available for the Windows Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View list that is dated January 26, 2010. 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 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 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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The English (United States) version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows XP

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.00.6001.1887269,12011-Dec-200908:38x86

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2003

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.00.6001.1887269,12011-Dec-200908:39x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Iecompat.dll8.00.6001.1887269,12013-Dec-200913:32x64SP2Not Applicable
Wiecompat.dll8.00.6001.1887269,12013-Dec-200913:32x86SP2WOW

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.00.6001.1887269,12010-Dec-200905:05x86
Iecompat.dll8.00.6001.2296369,12010-Dec-200913:03x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.00.6001.1887269,12010-Dec-200905:10x64
Iecompat.dll8.00.6001.2296369,12010-Dec-200913:21x64

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.00.7600.1648469,12011-Dec-200907:30x86
Iecompat.dll8.00.7600.2059469,12011-Dec-200907:12x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.00.7600.1648469,12011-Dec-200909:16x64
Iecompat.dll8.00.7600.2059469,12011-Dec-200909:22x64

For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Iecompat.dll8.00.7600.1648469,12011-Dec-200906:28IA-64
Iecompat.dll8.00.7600.2059469,12011-Dec-200906:26IA-64

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Article ID: 978506 - Last Review: January 26, 2010 - Revision: 1.0
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  • Windows Internet Explorer 8
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