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all html files are supported by all browsers.. its the media content that would vary from browser to browser.
you mentioned 'watch'.. i assume its a video clip? is it maybe a windows media clip? whats the link to this site to see if others can view it and you can talk to them. or at least what is the media your trying to view/explore?
Second, you can configure FF to "pretend" that it is IE. Here's one of many hits using "useragent spoofing" in Google.
To see settings in FF, type "about:config" in the URL dialog, then filter on useragent
That's only to fool some sites verifications i think, if it actually requires a functionality of IE then changing the useragent string won't work.
That being said contacting the site is a great idea, a few years back i wouldn't have thought it possible days but this day and age, with other browsers gaining market share, go for it especially if you pay them
<tamoneya : IEview open pages in IE if you're on WINDOWS! or am I wrong?
it's not really view in FF like it would have been in IE, but it's just open in new window the site in Explorer, which I don't have (linux, duh).>
<Surfing in IE through Wine? out of question! I don't want to use it with all the bugs etc...>
<Contacting them? I've contacted them yesterday, explaind 3 customer service people what the problem is then they asked what is firefox...lol!, after I got into the right customer service person, they answered me that they don't support firefox ATM and the aren't plans to fix it in the near future (but it might be done in the late future)... Got disappointed >
<it's not about useragent, it's about functionality offcourse.>
Is there any other browser in Open Source, which acts like I.E?
I pay bills on the net. Occasionally, I encounter a site that won't accept my payment. I always call to make the payment by phone and tell the nice customer service person to please register my complaint. The next month when it doesn't work again, I repeat the process, asking them to please check my history to be sure it shows that I complained both last month and this month.
Over a couple years, the problem no longer exists. I'm sure they didn't fix it especially for me, but written complaints naturally float to the top, and it doesn't take too many to generate some action.
Bloody bloody bloody...that spoils my weekend.
True. Been trying all the options mentioned...didn't bring me anywhere.
IE can only be installed online thru Wine -- goes wrong immediately.
If there was an option to download IE and then unpack and install, then I might give Wine another chance...
Then do as suggested above, file your complaint and vote with your cash. take your business elsewhere. if they are too stubborn to support web standards with their site there are plenty of other companies out there that will.
I do my banking online, pay insurance and Credit Card bills etc.. and all of those sites work fine with firefox in Linux. (with the NoScript extension blocking scripting no less) I was rather impressed that these companies had made the sites friendly enough that no scripting was required and they all work flawlessly in Firefox on Linux.
When the Bank CEO cleared 5.6 MILLION dollars last year in compensation (was mentioned in the paper last week) he damn well better be able to pay some poor shlub programmer to make a website function properly in a standards compliant browser.
Either bite the bullet and accept it and use Win/IE or move on to a company that is willing to provide proper support. I vote for moving on..