IE7 Platforms and Outlook Express

We’ve seen lots of questions about the IE7 announcement. Many of these we are not ready to answer and discuss at this time but there are two things that I can offer clarification on. Platforms. We currently plan to make IE7 available for Windows XP SP2 and later. This will therefore include availability not only…

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What have you guys been doing since IE6?

Before I answer this, I want to acknowledge that we have a problem if people are asking this question. Listing what we’ve done or our priorities will help but won’t address the problem. Responding to specific questions with a great product and great documentation (for developers, for IT professionals, for deployment specialists, and for other…

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IE7 Comments Recap

Wow, there are a lot of comments. I wanted to recap the main themes I read in the comments and use them as a roadmap for the topics that we will post about over the next few weeks. What have you guys been doing since IE6? What makes IE7 on Win2K so hard anyway? Standards,…

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Listening to Customers

My job is focused on receiving feedback from customers and there’s plenty of it. Feedback comes from a great many sources including corporate customers, product support teams, critical problem resolution teams, newsgroups, blogs, ISVs, web developers, colleagues, friends and family. One of the challenges of working on what is arguably the most used piece of…

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IE7

The information published in this post is now out-of-date.—IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Today at RSA, Bill Gates talked about Internet Explorer 7. As the guy responsible for IE, I wanted to say a couple of things about it. First, some basics: we’re committing to deliver a new version of Internet Explorer for Windows XP…

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Table Rendering

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 A comment from Dave P on this blog touched on the interesting aspect of table rendering. Dave said “IE renders pages differently from, say firefox. One of the noticeable differences is that IE waits for…

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February IE Security Updates Released

Yesterday’s security updates for February 2005 include two critical updates relating to Internet Explorer: MS05-013 – has a fix for an issue with the DHTML edit control (CAN-2004-1319) MS05-014 – Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer These are both rated “critical” and affect all supported IE configurations from IE5.01 to IE6 for XPSP2. In addition,…

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Security Issues That Aren’t – Part 2

Part 1 of Security Issues That Aren’t gave rise to a lot of interesting comments. Hearing back from you is really helpful in terms of understanding what issues folks are dealing with and where we need to focus our attention. To those of you who suggested I should worry more about security issues that are…

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IE content-type logic

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 This being my first post on the IE blog, I should introduce myself quickly. My name is Vishu Gupta; I am a developer on the IE team. There have been several posts in the recent…

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Http Debugging with Fiddler

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 We’ve just published an MSDN article on a tool called Fiddler. As the article explains it is very useful for http debugging and was written by Eric Lawrence one of the Program Managers on the…

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