quizplayer.co.uk - doesn't work for non-IE browser

RESOLVED WORKSFORME

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RESOLVED WORKSFORME
14 years ago
3 years ago

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(Reporter: duncan, Unassigned)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040614 Firefox/0.9
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040614 Firefox/0.9

Homepage detects non-IE browser, redirects to a page instructing you to install
IE instead.  

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. go to http://www.quizplayer.co.uk using Firefox or other gecko-based browser
2. get redirected to http://www.quizplayer.co.uk/netscape.htm

Actual Results:  
"We have detected that you are using a Browser other than Microsoft® Internet
Explorer.

Please use / download Microsoft® Internet Explorer to enter QuizPlayer."

Expected Results:  
Taken to the homepage

Changing the User Agent to any other, including Internet Explorer, doesn't help.
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Updated

14 years ago
Summary: doesn't work for non-IE browser → quizplayer.co.uk - doesn't work for non-IE browser

Comment 1

14 years ago
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8a6) Gecko/20041218
Firefox/1.0+

Same thing happens to me. I get redirected, to a page that says that I need
Internet Explorer installed. Even when I change my user agent

Comment 2

11 years ago
The website no longer sniffs for UAs. It works in Fx/Op/Sf/IE.
The site telling you to install IE is gone as well.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
Product: Tech Evangelism → Tech Evangelism Graveyard
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