Problem viewing XML in IE via CRM2011 REST interface

I was trying to view a specific record in an entity set when my Internet Explorer showed the message “Internet Explorer cannot display this feed”.


It seems that this has something to do with the build in RSS feed reader in IE. If you want to view the raw XML returned from your REST query without this error, then you need to disable this RSS feed reader. The steps to do this are the following:

1) Go to Tools –> Internet Options

2) Click on the “Content” tab

3) Under the section “Feeds and Web slices”, click “Settings”

4) Uncheck “Turn on feed reading view”


5) Click “Ok” and again “Ok”

Now when I try to view the details of a specific account using the following link:

I will see something like this


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