Originally Posted by sunfighter
IE8 does not know HTML5.
Are you sure this file is in the right directory?
As of now, html5 elements aren't being displayed in <=IE8 which means you don't have an html5 supporter.
I am going to suggest changing the
<!--[if lt IE 9]>
If that doesn't help, tell us which file it is located in and
posting the code of the file here.