internet explorer

Thu
07
Oct
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Despite Internet Explorer 9 Beta, IE Loses Ground

When two million people download Microsoft's beta version of Internet Explorer 9 in only two days , many within the company started to believe the browser's declining market share was about to change. Now that the dust has settled, the results are ... beginning to look disappointing for the Redmond-based firm. Internet Explorer Browser Usage Declines Despite the fact that the Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) beta accounts for 0.25 per cent of the current global usage share during the second half of September, the overall share for Internet Explorer managed to slide by three-quarters of a percentage ... (view more)

Thu
30
Sep
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Microsoft Changes Upgrade Policy on Internet Explorer 9

Earlier this week we reported that the upcoming Internet Explorer 9 web browser would require Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1). Since that post, it appears that Microsoft's website regarding this issue has been changed. For those who have already ... installed the Internet Explorer 9 Beta Edition, the installation process requires a Windows Update, followed by a restart of the operating system (OS). According to Microsoft's updated FAQ, the single most important reason for announcing the Windows 7 Service Pack 1 requirement was to prevent Internet Explorer 9 installations from requiring a system ... (view more)

Mon
27
Sep
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Win7, Vista Need Upgrade to Run Internet Explorer 9

Microsoft has taken considerable flak from critics and end users in its decision to not allow Windows XP to run Internet Explorer 9. The only operating systems currently supported are Windows Vista and Windows 7. But the requirement doesn't stop ... there. In fact, those interested in using Internet Explorer 9 will need to upgrade their copies of Windows Vista to Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Windows 7 to Service Pack 1 (SP1). News of the requirement comes courtesy of a frequently asked question (FAQ) posted on Microsoft's website. "Organizations must plan, pilot and deploy Internet Explorer 9 as part ... (view more)

Fri
24
Sep
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IE9 Beta Downloaded 2 Million Times in 2 Days

Despite the fact that Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) won't be available to Windows XP users , IE9 is off to a fast start. Released on the 15th of September, it's estimated that Internet Explorer 9 was downloaded two million times in just two ... days. It's an incredible adoption rate for the Internet Explorer 9 beta, particularly considering the fact that Microsoft hasn't widely advertised the new browser. Users won't get access by simply waiting for an update, but must intentionally download the beta edition. Internet Explorer 9 Receives over 9 Million Visitors The IE9 beta site itself ... (view more)

Thu
23
Sep
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Internet Explorer 9 before Win7? Don't Wait, Says MS

Microsoft has urged business users not to let the wait for the next edition of Internet Explorer 9 put them off upgrading to the latest edition of Windows. The company insists that waiting won't make the process any easier. 3 Reasons Why Businesses ... Are Waiting for IE9 While reviews of Windows 7 have been positive, it's clear businesses are taking their time to upgrade for a variety of reasons. Reasons for not upgrading to Windows 7 include: keeping spending under control because of financial concerns during the present economic crisis, cautiousness resulting from bad experiences with Windows ... (view more)

Thu
16
Sep
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Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 Beta Now Available

Microsoft has made the beta version of its upcoming Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) web browser available for download. However, those interested in downloading Internet Explorer 9 should remember that it is restricted to Windows Vista and Windows 7 users ... only. Windows XP users are not eligible . Microsoft on Wednesday introduced a beta-test edition of IE9, a browser it hopes will overcome the company's steadily declining market share. Consumer mistrust of Microsoft's browser started a few years ago with the buggy and insecure Internet Explorer 6, and although recent updates Internet Explorer 7 and ... (view more)

Thu
26
Aug
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First Look at IE9 Leaked on MS Russia Site

Microsoft has voluntarily leaked more details about its upcoming Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) web browser via a Russian Internet portal. The company revealed several new features related to the browser's overall look, which is heavily inspired by a ... rival. To date, Microsoft has yet to reveal a user interface for Internet Explorer 9, even though several developer previews of the browser have emerged since the spring. This means the Russian leak gives us our first glimpse of IE9's navigational model. IE9 Navigation Similar to Google Chrome First impressions suggest Microsoft's next browser -- ... (view more)

Wed
18
Aug
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Malware Widget Infects Millions of Websites

Website domain name registration business Network Solutions says that domains marked "page under construction" have been dishing up malware. It's suggested that millions of websites have been infected, and that the malware has been live for several ... months. The domains used a malicious script targeting Taiwanese and Hong Kong IP addresses to deliver a fake chat message that directed users to other web sites. (Source: computerworld.com ) Drive-By-Downloads Infect Unsuspecting Users Malware spread when a now-disabled widget in the Small Business Success Index section of Network Solutions' ... (view more)

Thu
12
Aug
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Windows Phone 7 Missing Major Features, Says Report

Reports from Germany suggest the upcoming Windows Phone 7 system won't support either Adobe Flash or HTML 5. That would severely limit many potential applications and leave some online video inaccessible. Microsoft's Frank Penge made the revelations ... during a press conference in Hamburg. He said there are no concrete plans to support HTML 5 at any time, while Flash support will only appear once Adobe produces a suitable version of the software. It's unclear when the latter will be ready. (Source: winfuture.de ) Flash is a multimedia system that can be used for a variety of interactive tools, ... (view more)

Wed
04
Aug
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MS Confirms: Internet Explorer 9 Beta Due Next Month

Microsoft has confirmed the beta edition of Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) will be available in September. The announcement comes alongside leaked screenshots of the new browser. Rumors have pegged the beta release for IE9 in September 2, 2010. Kevin ... Turner, who is in charge of Microsoft's day-to-day operations, wasn't that specific in describing the new Internet Explorer, but it's the first time Microsoft has publicly named the month. The revelation came during a meeting with financial analysts , and there's some speculation Turner used it as an opportunity to hype Microsoft's future outlook. ... (view more)

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