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IETester is a free WebBrowser that allows you to have the rendering and javascript engines of IE8, IE7 IE 6 and IE5.5 on Windows 7, Vista and XP, as well as the installed IE in the same process.
New in v0.4.2 : Added developer options to enable/disable browser features !

Application Details:

Version: 0.4.2
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.my-debugbar.com/wik...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.26

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Out of the Box:
  • IE 8: mostly, if you don't need JavaScript
  • IE 6: very well, actually
  • Only a single tab crashes on errors, not the whole program

After using "winetricks win7":

  • IE 9: very well

What does not

General:

  • Showing content on most HTTPS connections (Google does work, though)
  • There are some visual problem (ranges of the screen that are not painted, empty popups). After hiding the IETester window all content is blank.
Per IE version:
  • IE 8:
    • JavaScript
    • Opening the right-click menu
    • HTTP Basic Auth: A dialog appears but the input won't be accepted
  • IE 7:
    • Causes err:seh:setup_exception_record
  • IE 6:
    • Displaying PNG images.
    • HTTP Basic Auth: "Call from 0x7b83bc25 to unimplemented function credui.dll.CredUIPromptForCredentialsA"
    • Google maps: Causes page fault, whole Wine instance hangs
  • IE 5.5:
    • "Call from 0x7b83bc25 to unimplemented function msls31.dll.LsGetRubyLsimethods"
  • IE 9:
    • Does not appear in "WinXP" mode
    • Drag and drop events in JavaScript
    • Random page faults after five to ten minutes (repeatable)
    • HTTPS: Page fault
    • Right-click menu: Clicking the menu item does not do anything
    • HTTP Basic Auth: No dialog to enter you credentials appears. If I enter the credentials in the URL, they get simply stripped ...
    • Popups appear in Wine's "IE".
  • IE 10: No option to use it, even if you set Wine to Win8.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Testing IE 9 and IE 6 works quite well. Other versions are garbage.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 12.10 "Quantal" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 22 20131.5.26Yes Yes BronzeRene Kijewski 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 17 20111.3.11Yes Yes Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 18 20101.2-rc3Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 01 20101.1.39Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 18 20091.1.33Yes Yes BronzeMondane 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
34061 IETester 0.4.2 crashes on unimplemented function msls31.dll.LsGetRubyLsimethods in IE5.5 mode NEW View

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