Project Server 2010 requires at least Microsoft Internet Explorer 7

If you tried to browse a Project Server 2010 instance using Google Chrome you will get the below error:

Project Server 2010 requires at least Microsoft Internet Explorer 7

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Cause

Unfortunately, the Project Server 2010 doesn’t support Google Chrome, it’s only supported by Internet Explorer.


Solution

Using Project Server 2010 with Google Chrome

By applying Project Server 2010 Service Pack 1, you can now use Google Chrome, Firefox to browse the below Team member pages.

  • The default main page of PWA Instance (.default.aspx).
  • The “My Work” section.
    • Issue and Risks.
    • Timesheets.
    • Tasks.

Note: The Project Center in Project Server 2010 still not supported with Google Chrome


Using Project Server 2010 with Internet Explorer

Although the Internet Explorer is the only supported browser for Project Server 2010, you may face the same issue “Project Server 2010 requires at least Microsoft Internet Explorer” in case you didn’t add the PWA instance URL to the Compatibility View List.

To can use Internet Explorer with Project Server 2010, you should add the PWA instance URL to the Compatibility View List as the following:

Steps
Add The PWA URL to the Compatibility view
  • Open Internet Explorer > Open your PWA Site > Click on Tools Menu > Select Compatibility view.

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  • Add your PWA Site URL.

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  • Try to open PWA site again, > it’s should now be worked properly.

PROJECT SERVER 2010 REQUIRES AT LEAST MICROSOFT INTERNET EXPLORER 7


Add the PWA URL to the  Local Intranet Sites

In some cases, the ribbon buttons functionality is not working properly. to overcome this issue, you should also add the PWA URL to Local Intranet as the following:

  • Open Internet Explorer > Open your PWA Site > Click on Tools Menu > Intent Options.

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  • Security Tab > Local Intranet > Click on Sites > Add URL site.

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Applies To

Project Server 2010.

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