Set Desktop IE10 to Always Use Compatibility View

Is there a way to set the Windows 8 desktop version of IE10 to always display pages in IE10 Compatibility View?  I know I can go to developer tools and set this manually, but the setting only propagates to that specific tab.  I want IE10 Compatibility View to be the default for all tabs.




Hi PolloTime,

Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community!

I understand that you want to set all web sites pages to display in Internet explorer 10 compatibility view.

1.      Are you using desktop or modern UI Internet explorer?

Method 1:

I would suggest you to click on Internet explorer in the desktop, and

a)      Click ALT key and click on tools,

b)      Click on compatibility view setting.

c)      And clicks check the box; display all the websites in compatibility view

Method 2:

I would also suggest you to refer the link and check.

Manage add-ons in Internet Explorer

Method 3:

If issue persists try resetting Internet Explorer's settings and check. Follow the steps:

 a. Press Windows logo key + R.

b. Type inetcpl.cpl in Run Window and press enter.

 c. Click the Advanced tab.

 d. Click Reset and click apply and ok.

 Note: The Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature might reset security settings or privacy settings that you added to the list of Trusted Sites. The Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature might also reset parental control settings. We recommend that you note these sites before you use the Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature.

Please perform these recommended steps, review the additional information provided and post back if you are still experience the issue. I will be glad to provide you with additional options available that you can utilize to get this resolved.

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Last updated February 24, 2021 Views 137,370 Applies to:

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