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How to convert Shockwave Flash 5 files to newer version

How would you go about upgrading old Shockwave Flash files to a newer version? In my case, I have files from Shockwave Flash 5 and see that Adobe is currently on version 12. I want to be sure to ...
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Compatibility Issue with IE10 and IE11

I have a website that having some applets, which works without any issues in IE6-IE9. But when I tried in IE10 and IE11, it seems to be buggy. All the pages where not loading properly. After some ...
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Why is IPv6 not backward compatible with IPv4?

Also, how does it affect our websites? Do we need to shift all IPv4 websites to IPv6 or both?
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Why are Win7 IE browers running in IE7 mode?

On our site we currently have approx. 50% of our IE7 users running Windows 7. However, Win7 was released with IE8 meaning that something is not right. Based on this, we made the assumption that the ...
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Website only displays correctly in IE using compatibility mode?

As the resident "IT Whiz" at work (ie: I know how to use a computer) I've been asked to develop a website for our small business. I've altered a wordpress theme for the time being and the company is ...
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Running Microsoft's IE VPCs on Windows 8

I am trying to run Microsoft's VPC VMs on Windows 8 but no luck. As you may know, Microsoft's Virtual PC software doesn't work on Windows 8. They are recommended to use their new virtualisation ...
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Why does Internet Explorer's Developer Tools only emulate back to IE7?

Starting with Internet Explorer 8, Microsoft provided built-in developer tools for Internet Explorer. IE8 provides IE8 Standards, IE8 Compatibility View, IE7, and Quirks Mode. IE9 provides IE9 ...
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Tool to identify Internet Explorer rendering differences with css

I develop website using chrome and mac os as development environment. Since my audience is pretty specific I don't feel the necessity for too much backward compatibility with IE8 and less. However ...
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Technical website - Should I assume that my visitors will use a modern browser?

I am in the process of creating my own website, which will include a technical blog. I want to build my website using modern technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3. Since my website will be targetted ...
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What version of IE does Compatibility View use by default?

My understanding of IE Compatibility Mode/View is that you can specify which version of IE you want to render a domain (or set of domains) in. But when I go to Tools >> Compatibility View ...
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Which PHP hosting is better GoDaddy or 1and1? and Also domain mangement [closed]

I own a domain on GoDaddy and I bought a hosting plan from 1and1. Now my subscription is going to end and I want to renew it, but I also want to choose only one company for my web site to have both ...
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Testing websites for Firefox

What versions do you test with when testing for Firefox compatibility? Firefox 3 is a no-brainer, but do you then test for 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8?
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Switching off IE8 Compatibility View

I have a site which works fine when accessed from a remote web server. It runs (on IE8, which is what my organisation uses) with: Browser mode: Internet Explorer 8 Document mode: Internet Explorer 8 ...
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Which current stock mobile browsers support linked phone numbers by default?

The better question is, are there any that currently DO NOT support auto linking of phone numbers by default? Main support for iPhone, Android, BB, Windows Phone, Palm. I'm trying to determine if I ...
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Why use HTML entities instead of just putting Unicode characters in HTML?

Let's say I want to put a non-bland character in an HTML file; for instance, '→'. Is there any reason why I should enter it as '→' instead of just putting '→' in the HTML file? Assume my HTML ...
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Porting a Flash site to non-Flash site

I have many clients with Flash interfaces that they like quite a bit. But these things don't work on many (most?) mobile devices. This is a two part question: If I get access to the original .fla ...