Netscape 8 update for XML rendering

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 We posted recently an issue affecting XML rendering in IE after an installation of Netscape 8. Netscape has just released an updated version that addresses this issue and is available at http://browser.netscape.com/ns8/ Thanks to Netscape…

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Ease the Pain with IE6 Printing

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Before we start let me shortly introduce Adrian Bateman. He is the developer currently working on our IE7 print experience. Since he works out of Microsoft’s offices in Reading, England, we are much better now…

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Clarifying Low-Rights IE

Hi, I’m Rob Franco, Lead Program Manager for IE Security. Today I want to focus on clearing up a few details about an important feature that we’re calling “Low-Rights IE”. “Low-Rights IE” is one of several new features that we’re working on to help keep users safe. It is a defense-in-depth feature, meant to back…

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Internet Explorer is Hiring

The information published in this post is now out-of-date.—IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 The Internet Explorer team has a number of positions open that we are working to fill with exceptional people. Our newest open position is for a Programming Writer position for work on the SDK documentation for IE7. If you search on the…

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Netscape 8 and Internet Explorer’s XML Rendering

We’ve just confirmed an issue that has started to be reported on newsgroups and forums that after installing Netscape 8 the XML rendering capabilities of Internet Explorer no longer work. That means that if you navigate in IE to an XML file such as an RSS feed http://msdn.microsoft.com/xml/rss.xml or an XML file with an XSLT…

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IE7 beta 1 – A few details…

We’ve heard some great feedback on what web developers would like to see in IE7, both from the responses to my last post and from the resources I referred to.  The rest of the team was cranking away while I was away on parental leave, and I wanted to share a few details about what…

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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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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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New IE Security News Group Launches

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid.—IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 There is now a new forum for discussions related to IE security:  microsoft.public.internetexplorer.security Here’s the initial posting:  Welcome Everyone,  This newsgroup is dedicated to the discussion of Internet Explorer security issues.  Questions/comments about browser security…

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Internet Explorer Expert Zone Chat

The information published in this post is now out-of-date.—IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 On Thursday Jan 13th at 10:00AM PST we’ll be holding our regular monthly Internet Explorer chat with team members. See http://www.microsoft.com/WindowsXP/expertzone/chats/default.mspx for details. The focus of this chat will be currently supported versions of Internet Explorer and is an opportunity to interact…

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