how to spoof the browser type
David Limon Romero
dlr at mega.net.mx
Wed Jan 5 14:08:42 UTC 2005
El Mié 05 Ene 2005 7:24 AM, Chris 'Chipper' Chiapusio escribió:
> On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Nifty Hat Mitch wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 01:40:11PM -0500, Marc M wrote:
> >> On Tue, 04 Jan 2005 10:23:31 -0800, Vadim <vadim at overture.com> wrote:
> >>> Works for me too.
> >>> Which URL are you hitting exactly?
> >>> -V
> >>> Scot L. Harris wrote:
> >>> On Tue, 2005-01-04 at 11:13, Marc M wrote:
> >>> Hi, I just visited the lovely user-friendly site myflorida.com where
> >>> the job link gives you this message when viewed with mozilla firefox. I
> >>> want to be able to alter the mozilla code to fool whatever it is with
> >>> these dumb sites. Has anybody out there done such a thing? Thanks Marc
> >>> **** This browser is not supported. Supported browsers are: 1) Internet
> >>> Explorer version 5.0 SP2 and higher 2) Netscape Navigator version 6.2
> >>> and higher *** Seems to work just fine using firefox or mozilla 1.4.
> > ....
> >> https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/ which takes me to
> >> https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/reject.htm
> In firefox, select Tools -> Extensions -> Get More Extensions
> Find the 'User Agent Switcher' extension, install, restart firefox,
> Tools -> User Agent Switcher -> Internet Explorer 6 (Windows XP)
> now the page will load in firefox
I've been using the extension since it was released, it works fine, but
unfortunately some websites designed 100% for IE doesn't work (I mean some
'features' on the site), that's a kind of discrimination, people can't use
the browser that they want (firefox) and finally drop IE :-(
I hate that websites.
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