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I've been searching some of the morning today and am unable to find a 'Greasemonkey' for IE8. Does anyone have any good alternatives to Firefox for IE8?

I have a horrendous 'Incident Monitor' ticket app at my company and it looks like it was developed for tiny screens and Ie5, I would like to get some control over this mess.

Greasemonkey would work but app won't allow FF, one of those IE only things.

I'm looking to be able to modify some styles / add to styles / view.

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Trixie and IE7Pro allow you to run Greasemonkey scripts in Internet Explorer.

Trixie is to Internet Explorer as Greasemonkey is to Firefox. It lets you remix the Web via scripts. You may do this to either make it more readable, fix bugs or to even add little features to make the site more usable to you. Trixie by itself does none of this. It is just a plugin for Internet Explorer that enables executing chunks of JavaScript code and thus lets you use the Web the way you want to use it.

IE7Pro includes Tabbed Browsing Management, Spell Check, Inline Search, Super Drag Drop, Crash Recovery, Proxy Switcher, Mouse Gesture, Tab History Browser, Web Accelerator, User Agent Switcher, Webpage Capturer, AD Blocker, Flash Block, Greasemonkey like User Scripts platform, User Plug-ins, MiniDM, Google sponsored search,IE Faster and many more power packed features.

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I found those, but they are soooo old.. Trixie is like 2005? and IE7Pro is for IE7?! with last update in mid 2010. Hoping there is something new that is guaranteed to work 100% for ie8. –  Jakub Apr 4 '11 at 18:39
Um, IE7 is for IE6,7,8. And both work fine. –  Sathya Apr 5 '11 at 4:04
The Trixie homepage is now a dead link. I'm not sure if that's permanent but I haven't been able to find a new home for it. –  hippietrail Nov 18 '12 at 5:29
IE7Pro is a dead site too, many links are broken. –  Jakub Aug 7 '13 at 14:49
@hippietrail: check my answer for a link to the latest Trixie setup package –  Piotr Owsiak Jan 20 at 12:14

It's true that Trixie has been developed a long time ago but it actually works with IE7, IE8, IE9, IE10 and even IE11. I've been using it for a long time.

Some time ago the website went down but you can download it from my Dropbox: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/61389127/Trixie%200.2.3.zip

To operate it: 1) put your userscript in "c:\Program Files (x86)\Bhelpuri\Trixie\Scripts\" folder (it contains some samples you can start with) 2) restart IE or go to "Tools" -> "Trixie Options" menu and click "Reload Scripts" button (no need to restart IE)

Also you can enable/disable scripts using checkboxes. That's pretty much all you need to know.

NOTE: One issue though, the script is not executed on page refresh (F5 or Ctrl+F5), you need to click on the address bar and hit Enter (not a deal breaker, at least for me).

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Dziekuje Piotrze ;) –  Jakub Jan 20 at 21:14

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