I just found this to be incredibly helpful and figured I’d post it in case it helps someone out in the future. I was having a problem with a CSS drop down menu where IE8 (anything pre-IE9) was “falling behind” a slideshow. I found this to resolve my issue: http://www.coffeecup.com/forums/html-editor/fix-for-dropdown-menu-displaying-behind-image-content-below-the-/?page=1&forum_user_posts_per_page=all (Seriously, thank you Tracey for taking the time to post your solution!)
Basically, this person said to wrap the menu in it’s own div tag <div id=”iefix”>, then apply the following CSS to it:
Worked like a charm for me!