Back to Insights

SharePoint 2010 Error on page when browsing with IE 8

There are certain pages in SharePoint 2010 Central Administration that will throw an "Error on Page" error when you are browsing with Internet Explorer 8 and you try to perform an action.

For example, when trying to edit a user profile synchronization connection:


You get:


To get around this you can either use a different browser, or from the page that's causing the error you can do the following:

  • Launch Internet Explorer 8 and browse to the page that's throwing the error
  • Press F12 to open the Developer Tools
  • Set the Browser Mode: to IE7
  • Close the Developer Tools and try again

Browser Mode


Related Posts

Creating attractive emails with HTML tables in Nintex

Often, our clients ask to receive emails using data compiled from SharePoint lists. This post will go over how to create a table styled with inline CSS and mention some of the common mistakes people run into while building HTML emails in Nintex.