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Updated: August 1, 2012

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

This setting has been deprecated in Windows® 8.1. The information about this deprecated setting is provided for reference only.

ShowCompatibilityViewButton specifies whether to show the Compatibility View button next to the Address bar.

The Compatibility View button enables users to toggle between Internet Explorer 8 mode and Internet Explorer 7 Compatibility View mode.



Shows the Compatibility View button next to the Address bar.

This is the default value.


Hides the Compatibility View button.

For a list of the supported Windows® editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer.

The following XML output shows how to specify that the Compatibility View button should not appear next to the Address bar.


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