Stand-alone IE6 from Evolt.org for testing

Jonathan Hung jonathan.hung at utoronto.ca
Thu Jun 28 17:53:45 UTC 2007


Thanks Eli for the link!

We've installed it we're happily running IE6 and 7 on the same Windows
machine without having to go the VirtualPC route.

- Jonathan.

On 27/06/07, Seamus Byrne <seamus at media.berkeley.edu> wrote:
>
> Great resource Eli, Thanks for sharing! :)
> Check out "MultipleIE's" http://tredosoft.com/Multiple_IE  where you can
> conveniently install multiple versions of IE (from the evolt archive) at
> the same time ie: IE3, IE4.01, IE 5.01, IE 5.5, IE: 6.0.
> The installer even generates shortcuts in the "start" menu for each
> different version.
> However, it isn't working under vista yet!
>
> Kind Regards,
> Seamus Byrne
> User Interaction Designer
> Educational Technology Services
> UC Berkeley
>
> Eli Cochran wrote:
> > There was discussion during a meeting today of the difficulties in
> > testing IE6 and IE7 on the same machine. Evolt.org has a library of
> > old browser versions, including a version of IE6 that can be run
> > without being installed, so it can run side-by-side with an install
> > of IE7.
> >
> > http://browsers.evolt.org/?ie/32bit/standalone
> >
> > I've had very good luck using it for HTML, Javascript, and CSS testing.
> >
> > There is one problem with this set up. This version of IE6 reports
> > that the user agent is IE7, so if you have CSS or Javascript which
> > branches on the user agent, you will see the wrong behavior.
> >
> > - Eli Cochran
> >    User Interaction Developer (starting July 16th)
> >    ETS, UC Berkeley
> >
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