Category: Main Networking & Communication Browsers Internet Explorer 8.0 for NT 5.1 (32-bit)

Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP (32-bit)

Application Details:

Version: 8.0 for NT 5.1 (32-bit)
License: Free to use
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.23

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install crash run crash too - IE8 Beta 1

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowLinux Mint 20.2 "Uma"Dec 10 20216.23No Not installable NoGarbageHamish McIntyre-Bhatty 
ShowUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Dec 21 20184.0-rc2-stagingYes Yes NoBronzeRobin 
ShowPC-BSD 10.0 (64-Bit)May 19 20141.7.15Yes Yes NoBronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 28 20141.6.2Yes Yes NoGarbagean anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 15 "Olivia"Sep 19 20131.6Yes Yes NoBronzean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
9727 Multiple applications fail to show HTML dialog due to 'mshtml.ShowHTMLDialog' being a stub (OPML, Intuit QuickBooks Free / Akamai Download Manager, DotNet VersionCheck) NEW View
12433 Internet Explorer 7/8 is not showing any page CLOSED DUPLICATE View
18075 IE8 crashes due to missing urlmon.dll.423 API CLOSED FIXED View
19273 Internet Explorer 8 is non-functional CLOSED WONTFIX View
19311 IE8 cannot "find" URLs CLOSED DUPLICATE View
19312 Can not close IE8 CLOSED FIXED View
19313 IE8's menus are not visible CLOSED DUPLICATE View
23134 iexplore does not correctly detect proxy details NEW View
25283 Unimplemented function urlmon.dll.410 CLOSED FIXED View
25648 ie8 does not navigate to web pages or obey home page setting NEW View
26651 Page fault connecting to CLOSED FIXED View
27220 Internet Explorer 8 always shows error message on startup CLOSED FIXED View
27388 IE8 UTF-7 doesn't work CLOSED FIXED View
27998 IE7 & IE8 have black back ground where page tabs should be and .GIF's no longer render CLOSED FIXED View
28446 Internet Explorer 8 hangs at CLOSED FIXED View
28711 Internet Explorer 8 crashes CLOSED INVALID View
28909 Internet Explorer 8 crashes on resetting settings - unimplemented function wininet.dll.DeleteWpadCacheForNetworks CLOSED FIXED View
29051 Internet Connection Wizard: tapi.dll - unimplemented function TAPI32.dll.tapiGetLocationInfoW CLOSED FIXED View
29060 IE8 crashes on opening CLOSED ABANDONED View
29249 iexplore fails to load NEW View
29318 Internet Explorer 8 cannot show previews on the quick tabs screen CLOSED FIXED View
29319 Internet Explorer 8 fails to start an InPrivate Browsing session CLOSED FIXED View
29321 Internet Explorer 8 shows upside-down previews on the quick tabs screen CLOSED FIXED View
29356 Internet Explorer 8's content advisor shows small icons with a black background CLOSED FIXED View
29365 Internet Explorer 8 fails to submit a URL to VirusTotal for analysis CLOSED FIXED View
29382 Internet Explorer 8's developer tools window hangs after changing document mode CLOSED FIXED View
29574 Ajax example fails with unspecified error (IE8) CLOSED FIXED View
29583 JScript is missing 'new XMLHttpRequest();' support CLOSED FIXED View
29590 Search results do not update on webpage (IE8) UNCONFIRMED View
29642 IE8 crashes in short time CLOSED DUPLICATE View
30107 IE8 buttons bar doesn't have background under several buttons NEW View
30116 Internet Explorer 8 will not run CLOSED FIXED View
30488 IE8 shows corrupted previews on the quick tabs screen CLOSED FIXED View
31655 Upgrading Wine destroys registry entries NEW View
31671 Internet Explorer 8 cannot be closed CLOSED DUPLICATE View
31672 Internet Explorer 8 (through winetricks) crashes CLOSED DUPLICATE View
33787 IE8 crashes on new tab CLOSED FIXED View
34021 IE8 crashes badly when navigating to CLOSED FIXED View
34022 Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 crashes on unimplemented function urlmon.dll.414 with 'wininet' set to 'native' CLOSED INVALID View
34023 IE8 remains in memory after being closed CLOSED FIXED View
34024 IE8: Help --> About doesn't do anything CLOSED DUPLICATE View
34025 IE8 help exits silently CLOSED FIXED View
34026 IE8 help pages are blank CLOSED FIXED View
34027 IE8 menus are not activated with ALT key CLOSED INVALID View
37421 Internet Explorer 8: crashes on startup UNCONFIRMED View
45484 iExplorer 8 for winXP cannot install CLOSED INVALID View
53103 ie8 doesn't start (race condition) ASSIGNED View

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HowTo / Notes


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.