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Change Internet Explorer to Appear as a Different Version (Pocket PC)

These settings allows you to change the way Pocket Internet Explorer appears to remote web sites. As some web site base the availability of SSL and other display parameters on this version information.

Open your registry and find the key below.

To make your browser appear to be Internet Explorer 6.0, running on Windows 2000 change the following values.

Change the value of (Default) to equal "Mozilla/4.0", change the value of Version to equal "MSIE 6.0" and the value of Platform to equal "Windows NT 5.0".

Registry Editor Example
|VersionREG_SZ"MSIE 6.0"|
|PlatformREG_SZ"Windows NT 5.0" |
Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\
Internet Settings\User Agent]
Value Name: (Default), Version, Platform
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)

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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

Last modified: September 20, 2001