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Fellow WaSP Ethan Marcotte has stumbled across a gem of a find — turning Microsoft’s recent patent headache into an opportunity, a clever Chicagoan designer has discovered that the new ‘patent-friendly‘ version of IE highlights a hole that allows the simultaneous install of IE5.01, IE5.5, and IE6.0 all on the same Windows machine.

Read Joe Maddalone’s tutorial to set this up on your own system. The instructions are simple enough to cause wondering whether Microsoft has held back this information for the past five years, and why. We don’t know, perhaps Microsoft themselves can clear this up for us.

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