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I tried logging into Stack Overflow with my Google account in IE 8, but,

I'm getting the following Error: enter image description here, and when I click on that Error on page.:

Webpage error details

User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.1; 
Trident/4.0; SLCC2; 
.NET CLR 2.0.50727; 
.NET CLR 3.5.30729; 
.NET CLR 3.0.30729; 
Media Center PC 6.0; 

InfoPath.2; MS-RTC LM 8; Tablet PC 2.0)
Timestamp: Mon, 1 Apr 2013 10:26:38 UTC

Message: 'JSON' is undefined
Line: 109
Char: 405
Code: 0

What does this mean? What seems to be the issue?


I'm using the same IE 8 since 6 months now, and it was fine until today.

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I thought StackExchange is supporting only the current version and the previous version of a browser. That means, only IE10 and IE9 are supported. – Wouter J Apr 1 '13 at 10:45
I logged in day before yesterday, and it was fine! – randomuser Apr 1 '13 at 10:45
I'm able to login with IE-7 :D – hjpotter92 Apr 1 '13 at 10:52
As an aside: why all the bold, and why format IE8 as `code`? Please don't abuse the formatting. Also, Stack Overflow likes a space in its name. – Arjan Apr 1 '13 at 10:57
^ Edited accordingly. – randomuser Apr 1 '13 at 11:00
IE8 Is not a supported browser (IE9+) - is it possible to use a different browser? This isn't a bug, though. – Tim Post Apr 1 '13 at 12:14
As for those edits: you just added a space in one occurrence of Stack Overflow, and now IE8 is emphasized rather than codified. Why? (I'm glad SE doesn't offer text colours...) – Arjan Apr 1 '13 at 14:37

Are you sure you're not running your IE8 in Compatibility View?

User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; ...

Above, it identifies itself as IE7.

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same problem here

but i solved it like this

login with google account and then go to your profile and fill it with your information

now you are registered and have account in StackExchange

but the only different is when you want to login

you should login with google account never use StackExchange login
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