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domain.com=1 -- Identify as Opera
domain.com=2 -- Identify as Mozilla
domain.com=3 -- Identify as Internet Explorer
domain.com=4 -- Identify as Mozilla, hide Opera ID completely
domain.com=5 -- Identify as Internet Explorer, hide Opera ID completely
Now 1, 2, and 3 are (believed) the same as what you get if you make those choices via the F12 menu. What is new is 4 and 5, which come with the option of removing the word "Opera" from the User Agent string entirely.
By editing the ua.ini file you can trick sites into believing that you are using a different browser. Most of the time you will find that the sites work just fine, even if they told you that you had to use Netscape or Internet Explorer. This is highly recommended for just about any website run by Microsoft, especially MSN which has a history of blocking Opera for no reason.