Internet Explorer 8.0 for NT 5.1 (32-bit)

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NameInternet Explorer
Version8.0 for NT 5.1 (32-bit)
License Free to use
Votes 2
Wine Version1.7.15
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Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP (32-bit)
Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results (selected in 'Test Results' table below)

What works
Successfully browses HTTP pages using default settings. Able to add Favorites to side bar menu.

What does not
Repeatedly claims search provider was corrupted. Unable to access HTTPS pages, even with crypt32.dll set to (native,builtin) and even after manually installing crypt32.dll. Favorites menu in menu bar is blank. Tools->About Internet Explorer reports a Cipher Strength of 0-bit.

What was not tested
Anything not listed above.

Additional Comments

Installed via:

winetricks ie8 crypt32
Test Results
DistributionTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?RatingSubmitter
CurrentPC-BSD 10.0 (64-Bit)May 19 20141.7.15 Yes Yes Bronze an anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 28 20141.6.2 Yes Yes Garbage an anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 15 "Olivia"Sep 19 20131.6 Yes Yes Bronze an anonymous user 
ShowFedora 17 x86_64Oct 31 20121.5.13 No Not installable Garbage Graben 
ShowFedora 17Dec 28 20121.2.3 Yes Yes Silver an anonymous user 

Known bugs
Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
9727 mshtml's ShowHTMLDialog too stubby; OPML and Intuit QuickBooks Free / Akamai Download Manager fail NEW View
23134 iexplore does not correctly detect proxy details NEW View
25648 ie8 does not navigate to web pages or obey home page setting NEW View
29249 iexplore fails to load NEW View
29590 Search results do not update on webpage (IE8) UNCONFIRMED View
30107 IE8 buttons bar doesn't have background under several buttons NEW View
34021 IE8 crashes badly when navigating to NEW View
34025 IE8 help exits silently NEW View
34026 IE8 help pages are blank NEW View
37421 Internet Explorer 8: crashes on startup UNCONFIRMED View


1. Copy and paste the following into a terminal:

cat > /tmp/IE8.reg <<EOF
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]
regedit /tmp/IE8.reg

2. Run winetricks -q urlmon mshtml

This may work, it may not. Try winetricks.


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