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I've just been around a bunch of machines in our office and they all appear to have the IE Developer toolbar installed. This doesn't make sense for a lot of them. No-one appears to consciously remember loading it. I'm wondering if Microsoft pushed it along with a windows update at some point?

This is a development shop so having some machines with it makes sense. My own machine I know I've installed it on for example. I'm just struggling to find a machine without it to do some testing.

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There's nothing new about that. It has been part of IE8 since day 1, replacing the separate Developer Toolbar they had for IE6 and IE7.

Consequently, you can't find a machine with IE8, but without the developer tools; it's no longer something that's installed separately.

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Well that explains a thing or two! Now all I need to do is ask some questions about default rendering mode. –  Colin Newell Jul 28 '10 at 11:51
    
@Colin: The IE team has a complete flow chart on blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2010/03/02/… for that. –  Michael Madsen Jul 28 '10 at 12:02
    
Thanks for that. –  Colin Newell Jul 28 '10 at 12:13

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