Can't edit html

I have Dreamweaver CS5. Someone asked me to look at their website as it wasn't displaying correctly in IE v8. I downloaded the page and opened it in Dreamweaver but I can't edit the html. I When I tried to delete some code it didn't move.
Any ideas what's going wrong please?

1. In my IE 8, the page is correct, your findings "Someone asked me to look at their website as it wasn't displaying correctly in IE v8." I can't confirm.
2. The site uses templates. If you need suggestions for their treatment you can find them here for example (look for Murray's hint): or in other threads if you use DW threads search funktion.
... or you come back with the concrete terms for "When I tried to delete some code it didn't move."

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