Fix Compatibility View Problems Internet Explorer


Sometimes websites don't look like you expect them to–images might not appear, menus might be out of place, and text could be jumbled together. This might be caused by a compatibility problem between Internet Explorer and the site you're on. Sometimes this can be fixed by adding the site to your Compatibility View list.

Internet Explorer 11 or newer:

  1. Open the desktop, and then tap or click the Internet Explorer icon on the taskbar.
  2. Tap or click the Tools button, and then tap or click Compatibility View settings.
  3. Under Add this website, enter the URL of the site you want to add to the list, and then tap or click Add.


Internet Explorer 10 and older:

  1. See if the Compatibility View button comp.JPG is in the Address bar. (If you don't see the button, there's no need to turn on Compatibility View.)
  2. Tap or click the Compatibility View button to display the site in Compatibility View.

Once you turn on Compatibility View, Internet Explorer will automatically show that site in Compatibility View each time you visit. You can turn it off by tapping or clicking the Compatibility View button again. Or, you can clear the entire list of sites using Compatibility View by deleting your browsing history.


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Keywords:CVTC compatibility view display list ie internet explorer 11 videos play reset change   Doc ID:50012
Owner:Jessica C.Group:Chippewa Valley Technical College
Created:2015-04-06 10:18 CDTUpdated:2016-07-18 15:45 CDT
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