Well, that whole IE8 thing has been resolved. My confusion was mainly due to grabbing the wrong installer a little too soon. I had downloaded RC1, which had a build of 8.0.6001.18372 at about 12:28 EDT. The problem is that I needed to way a bit longer. If you get the installer now, it’s 8.0.6001.18702, with an Update Versions of 0 instead of Release Candiddate 1. It also looks like the WordPress problem that I found with RC1 has been fixed in IE 8 final.