Microsoft ships Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 users
The latest tenth version of Microsoft’s popular Internet Explorer web browser has become available to users of Windows 7. Up until now the release was only available for Windows 8.
People interested in running IE 10 on a Windows 7 machine can now download the browser from Microsoft’s web site. The browser comes with support for 95 languages so everyone out there can install it with no fuss. In case you wish to have it as an update prepare to wait for a week – IE 10 will appear on Windows Update next week.
Microsoft claims Internet Explorer 10 is 20 per cent faster than the previous ninth version – in addition it supports all modern web standards and has the best Microsoft security technologies for safer Internet browsing. IE 10 has full support for HTML 5 and offers spell checking and the Do Not Track function, which is enabled by default.
Given the popularity of Windows 7 Internet Explorer 10 may get a market share boost in its struggle agains Google’s Chrome and Mozilla’s Firefox browsers. Will it happen – it remains to be seen.