IEAK 10 now available for Windows 7 and Windows 8

Internet Explorer Administration Kit 10 (IEAK 10) now supports building custom Internet Explorer 10 packages for Windows 7 and Windows 8. IEAK 10 simplifies the creation, deployment, and management of customized Internet Explorer 10 packages. You can download IEAK 10 from http://ieak.microsoft.com. Kevin Luu, Program Manager, Internet Explorer

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IE10 Automatic Update Blocker Toolkit Available for Windows 7

Business and organizations that want to manage their own update schedule can use the IE10 Automatic Update Blocker Toolkit to disable automatic delivery of Internet Explorer 10. This Blocker Toolkit—like its predecessors for IE9, IE8, and IE7—is now available on the Microsoft Download Center. While we encourage all customers to upgrade their browser to the…

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A Browser for All Windows Customers: it’s about and, not or

The topic of what some customers need from a browser saw a lot of attention in headlines (e.g. Mozilla to enterprise customers: “Drop dead”) last week. Both Google employees and Mozilla community members alike (link) explained that to support consumers, their browsers cannot fulfill the needs of large organizations. At Microsoft, we believe that all…

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IE 9.0.1 Available via Windows Update

The June 2011 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer is now available via Windows Update. This security update resolves seven vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer that were disclosed in coordination with Microsoft. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user visits a malicious, specially crafted Web page using IE. Users who run without administrative…

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Internet Explorer 9 Now Available in 93 Languages

Internet Explorer 9 is now available in more local languages than any other browser on Windows. Today, we released support for IE9 in 53 additional languages, making IE9 available in a total of 93 languages: Please visit the Worldwide downloads page to download IE9 in a language of your choice. Here’s the complete list of…

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Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate available via Automatic Update

Starting today, Monday, February 14, 2011, the Automatic Update (AU) feature of Windows Update (WU) will offer users of Internet Explorer 9 Beta an upgrade to the Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate. This rollout will start with a narrow audience and expand over the next few days to cover all Internet Explorer 9 Beta users….

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February 2011 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer Now Available

The February 2011 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer is now available via Windows Update. This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities and two publicly disclosed vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer or if a user opens…

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Participating at W3C’s TPAC 2009

This week the W3C holds its annual Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee meeting (TPAC 2009). There will be about a dozen people from the IE team participating and this is a valuable opportunity to continue working together with other W3C members on the next generation of web standards. High quality specifications that improve interoperability between…

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IE8: Nine Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do

Our typical posts here are original information about the product from the people who built the product. This morning, I ran across a well-written article from PC Magazine with “some tips about features that you may not have noticed” in IE8. We try to post a lot of useful information on this site (e.g. Session…

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IE Setup Experience, just the facts (and the screenshots)

This post walks through the IE setup experience and the choices it offers users. There have been a bunch of web postings recently that have described aspects of IE setup and first run, not entirely accurately.  We hope this information clarifies some of your questions about upgrading to IE8 on Windows Vista or Windows XP…

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