Websites don’t like old browsers or old settings

Kathleen Atkins

Lounge member Saki23 has a Win7 machine that came with IE 9 installed. Why, then, do several websites accuse Saki23’s browser of being outdated — and refuse to display their pages?

Even an upgrade to IE10 failed to solve the problem. Fortunately, Loungers in the Internet Explorer forum helped reveal the solution.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

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Kathleen Atkins

About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.