Microsoft doesn’t recognize their own OS

I’ve got a new Windows Mobile smart phone. It’s been crashing and freezing up a lot (no surprise, it’s Windows). I thought MS might have Windows Update setup to show updates for Windows Mobile, so I fired up Internet Explorer on my phone and went to This is the error message I got:

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You’d think Microsoft’s website would be smart enough to recognize this useragent as their own operating system:HTC-8500/1.2 Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows CE; PPC; 240×320)