Fix for Asp.Net 2.0 and 4.0 with Internet Explorer 10
Applies to: AbleCommerce 7.0.0 through 7.0.7
Microsoft has confirmed that there are known issues when using the latest IE 10 browser and certain code that might be in Asp.Net 2.0 or Asp.Net 4.0 sites. All AbleCommerce 7.x stores are affected by these issues, so you should carefully read the available options and take corrective action.
Microsoft has made an official patch available for one of the issues. It is unknown, at this time, if Microsoft plans to release another patch for the second issue. As such, we are providing a work-around that can be applied to your AbleCommerce store.
You should fix both issues by following the instructions below. These are two different issues and must be fixed separately.
If you are using AbleCommerce Gold, you should still apply the patch provided directly by Microsoft to fix Issue #1. However, this version will not experience Issue #2, except within the Merchant Administration pages. A fix for the merchant pages will be made available in the next upcoming release. In the meantime, access the administration using a browser that is compatible with IE9.
ISSUE 1 -
Thanks to Scott Hanselman for producing a technical document which explains some various options for fixing this particular issue.
ISSUE 2 -
ImageButtons do not work in IE10 when using .net 4.0 and older.
Step 2) Find this line of code (around line 6) -
<head id="head1" runat="server">
Step 3) Then replace the following meta tag immediately after the line noted above -
<meta http-equiv="Content-type" content="text/html;charset=UTF-8" />
<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=9" />
If you are using custom master files, make sure to include the tag there as well.
If you have any problems with the instructions or documented patch, please let us know: How do I report a bug or feature request?
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