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Author Topic: IE Problem Wikipedia problem  (Read 2177 times)


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IE Problem Wikipedia problem
« on: August 23, 2009, 07:02:54 PM »

Hi folks

When i try to open wikipedia in IE it keeps coming up with file download. I am currently using firefox to view what i need to on wiki but as a IE8 fan i want to know how to resolve this problem

same happens even when i put it into the address bar

What i have done so far

Spyware check
Virus Check
Restart BT Home hub

Still coming up the same


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Re: IE Problem Wikipedia problem
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2009, 10:47:12 AM »

This might help  ....   in IE8 ...Tools.. Compatibility view settings ....  check that the box is  ticked next to  ' Display All Websites in Compatibility View'  .....        :fingers:


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Re: IE Problem Wikipedia problem
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2009, 12:24:11 PM »

Do you have Google desktop search installed by any chance?

The cure seems to be the one advised by kate to "Display all websites in compatibility view".
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