IE8 BLOCKS WIKIPEDIA!

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Subject: IE8 BLOCKS WIKIPEDIA!
Posted by:  GP Leo
Date: Wed, 6 May 2009

I rely heavily on Wikipedia but since recently updating to Windows Internet
Explorer 8 I have been unable to open Wikipedia pages (in English). I am
given: “Do you want to save this file, or find a program online to open it”
followed by “Name: Viticulture, Type Unknown File Type, 18.1KB, From
en.wikipedia.org”. A click on Find tells me: “Windows does not recognize this
MIME type.” !!! How can I FORCE Windows to recognize this MIME type? (While
trolling through the MS “Help and Support” labyrnith I was told that support
for Internet Explorer 8 is FREE until December 31, 2009. When I tried to send
an e-mail to an “expert”, MS wanted to nick my credit card by 99 dollars!)

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GP Leo

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