Genuine Windows and Browsers

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 12 September 2012 The core of my team’s job is to make IE7 and Windows Vista so compelling so that people choose our products. The people who work on Windows want you to have a good experience, whether…

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Windows Network Developer Platform Information

On last Monday, Venkat mentioned some of the improvements made for the new version of WinINET.dll shipping alongside Internet Explorer 7.  For developers in the audience, I’d like to note that the Windows Network Developer Platform blog is a great source of news about WinINET and other networking modules within Windows. Of particular interest to…

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IE Security Update Impact to Security and Compatibility

We’ve heard some concerns about the potential impact of recent IE updates, and I want to give you background on these updates so you can understand the impact. It is a top goal of ours to keep users safe and web pages working as the author intended. The great majority of users and developers should…

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The Beta 1 Refresh of the IE Developer Toolbar

Hello, my name is Jeff Varga and I am an intern from U.C. Berkeley on the IE team.  One of my projects this fall is to help build the IE Developer Toolbar into a great product for the IE community. We are pleased to release the beta 1 refresh of the IE Developer Toolbar. The community…

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IE7 Networking improvements in content caching and decompression

Hello!  I am Venkat Kudallur, development lead for Networking in Internet Explorer.  We have made several improvements in Internet Explorer in Networking, and in this post, I would like to introduce you to some of the improvements in content caching and decompression in IE, two features that play a key role in speeding up the…

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Introducing the IE team at the India Development Center (IDC)

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012   I am Puneet Arora and I’m a Program Manager on the IE team at Microsoft’s India Development Center (IDC).  The team started just 6 months ago and has just the right mix of fresh…

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Upcoming HTTPS Improvements in Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2

In the past, we’ve called upon website operators to ensure they are using HTTPS securely.  This time, I’d like to tell you about the changes IE7 has made to improve the security and user experience for HTTPS connections. Safer Protocol Defaults HTTPS uses encryption to secure your Internet traffic to protect it from snooping or…

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Call to action: The demise of CSS hacks and broken pages

We’re starting to see the first round of sites and pages breaking due to the CSS fixes we have made. We would like to ask your help in cleaning up existing CSS hacks in your pages for IE7. It is has been our policy since IE6 that under quirks doctype we will not make any…

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IE October 2005 Security Update is now available!

The IE October 2005 security updates are now available! This group of security updates is now available via Windows Update. Alternatively, you can receive this and all other Microsoft updates available via the new Microsoft Update. I would encourage you to upgrade to Microsoft Update if you haven’t already. Information about the IE Security update…

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The orange icon…

We are currently working on the icon for feeds and have some designs to share.  It’s orange.  It’s rectangular.  Check it out on the RSS blog. – Jane

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