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Change the emulation in Internet Explorer

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Updated September 28th, 2017

Overview

This can be used as a tool to test playing WPM transactions in other versions of IE. WPM leveraged IE only to play its transactions. In environments with multiple WPM players, you can simply assign the transaction to a player with the desired version of IE instead of completing the steps below.  

Environment

All WPM versions  

Steps

SolarWinds strongly recommends that you back up your registry before making any edits to your system registry. You should only edit the registry if you are experienced and confident in doing so. Using a registry editor incorrectly can cause serious issues with your operating system, which could require you to reinstall your operating system to correct them. SolarWinds cannot guarantee resolutions to any damage resulting from making registry edits.

  1. Run Regedit.
  2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION\.
  3. If missing keys enter DWORD keys for below.
  4.  
    1. WPM Player
      1. Edit the SolarWinds.SEUM.Agent.Worker.exe and change the Decimal value to the version required
        1. 11000 = Internet Explorer 11
        2. 10000 = Internet Explorer 10
        3. 9000 = Internet Explorer 9
        4. 8000 = Internet Explorer 8
    2. WPM Recorder
      1. Edit the SolarWinds.SEUM.Recorder.exe and change the Decimal value to the version required
        1. 11000 = Internet Explorer 11
        2. 10000 = Internet Explorer 10
        3. 9000 = Internet Explorer 9
        4. 8000 = Internet Explorer 8
  5. Restart the WPM Player.

 

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