downgrade IE8 to IE6? Is this possible?

I need to downgrade my IE for work purposes

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Last updated July 15, 2019 Views 8,013 Applies to:


   • How to uninstall or remove Internet Explorer 8

Or you can leave IE8 installed and "spoof" IE6 (or IE7) User Agent strings to make a wepage or web-based application (but not an installed application) "think" you're running IE6 (or IE7). See or

~Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (IE, Mail, Security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ Disclaimer: MS MVPs neither represent nor work for Microsoft
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
Microsoft MVP (Windows Client) since October 2002

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