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What do you do when visiting some site that insists that you use IE as a browser?

A lot has changed since the Fast Ferry was operating. With additional competition from Chrome, and a sharp increase in mobile phone web usage, there must be few if any sites that require IE today. I haven’t used I.E. in a decade or so and I can’t recall the last time I needed it. I run into occasional problems due to blocking ads, trackers and scripts but that’s another conversation.
Web Usage by Browser
Usually the IE-only sites still work with other browsers. In those cases you can change the User-Agent which makes the browser report itself as IE.

You could keep a copy of Windows 7 in VirtualBox and use that if you find you suddenly need Windows or IE for something.