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Internet Explorer 11 is Officially Available for Windows 7

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Internet Explorer 11 is finally officially on Windows 7.

Back in September, Microsoft launched the Release Preview of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7. Currently, the company is releasing the full version of Internet Explorer 11. The company announced today that Windows 7 users can now enjoy the same version of IE that is shipping with Windows 8.1.

The browser is available worldwide in 95 languages and will be rolling out to Windows 7 users over the next few weeks. First to get the update will be those already running the Developer and Release Preview version of the software.

Internet Explorer 11 brings improvements in performance (faster page loading, faster interactivity, faster JavaScript performance) and is less taxing on your CPU and battery.

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    sirskeetsalot2013 , November 7, 2013 4:21 PM
    Guess I'm one of the few that use IE, with plugins and never have issues.. Always has been fast enough for me. Specially with quad cores now the normal.
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    culejoe , November 7, 2013 4:11 PM
    Great another IE for me to uninstall.
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    sirskeetsalot2013 , November 7, 2013 4:21 PM
    Guess I'm one of the few that use IE, with plugins and never have issues.. Always has been fast enough for me. Specially with quad cores now the normal.
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    bochica , November 7, 2013 4:29 PM
    IE 11: "Which browser would you like to download? (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)"
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    tanjali , November 7, 2013 4:40 PM
    OMG I am sick of this anti IE sluts.
    Why do You post here if You don't care about IE??
    I only use IE and now IE11 really kick A**!!
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    jigawatt , November 7, 2013 5:00 PM
    Quote:
    OMG I am sick of this anti IE sluts.
    Why do You post here if You don't care about IE??
    I only use IE and now IE11 really kick A**!!


    Cool story bro!
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    bigpinkdragon286 , November 7, 2013 5:29 PM
    I certainly wouldn't praise the likes of Safari, Chrome, Firefox or any other browser as being problem free. Each browser has it's issues, but at least with Internet Explorer, we get a sizeable window of time in which we know what to expect from reasonably polished software. Firefox seems to break something with every other release, and need constant, major version changes, while Chrome is going to toss features because Google feels like it. Apple's browser doesn't even ping my radar. I like and use IE on a regular basis and only when it fails to do something correctly do I need to turn to other browsers.
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    jimmysmitty , November 7, 2013 5:31 PM
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    IE 11: "Which browser would you like to download? (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)"


    IE11 is actually a very good browser. Its fast and it links in with MSE so it works out to be very secure.

    Add in the TPL lists that can be used to block adds without having to have an add-on and its not a bad browser.

    Firefox was a great browser but overall its not as good as it use to be.

    Chrome tracks the crap out of you and I hate that.

    And Safari? A browser proven to be the most insecure browser?

    Sorry but IE has actually become a good browser.
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    belardo , November 7, 2013 5:32 PM
    Let me guess... just like IE10 for Win7.... it is "for" Windows7, but the stupid browser is skinned for Windows 8. Really really.... unprofessional. frankly its very sloppy work.
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    JD88 , November 7, 2013 5:37 PM
    Internet Explorer, the best web browser....

    To download Chrome.
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    stevejnb , November 7, 2013 5:46 PM
    Meh, around IE7, I stopped using it because it was bad. Switched to Mozilla, then switched to Chrome, LOVED Chrome for several years, and then one day I reformatted and I had some odd bug where I would hit the executable for Chrome and nothing would happen. I tried IE10, my backup, and it wasn't bad, so I kept using it... With IE11, it has pretty much matched Chrome at its high point. At this point, unless Chrome does something special, it's my backup browser.

    Many of the people who complain about IE haven't used it for years. IE10 was competitive, IE11 is possibly the best browser on the market at the moment. My girlfriend uses Firefox, Chrome is my backup, and I prefer IE11. If you haven't touched IE in a few years, give it a try - it ain't the clunky, crash ridden piece of junk that IE was up until 10. Though, if your current browser is working for you, why change? I didn't until Chrome became temporarily unusable. Just be glad that there is another good alternative when you need it.
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    bigpinkdragon286 , November 7, 2013 5:48 PM
    Skinned for Windows 8? belardo, I've used IE 10 and am currently using IE 11 and have seen no skinning at all, making me question what your complaint is actually about.
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    JOSHSKORN , November 7, 2013 5:59 PM
    They really need to write an article, in layman's terms, as to why those in the IT profession despise IE, and the benefits of using something else.
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    lp231 , November 7, 2013 6:26 PM
    Most IT profession don't despise IE, they mostly look at each browser from a neutral point of view. It's idiotic to say a browser sucks just because everyone else say so.
    Maybe they want to be accepted in to inner "cool" circle or something?
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    eddieroolz , November 7, 2013 7:01 PM
    Time to give it a shot.
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    bigpinkdragon286 , November 7, 2013 7:03 PM
    The thing is, saying IE sucks, or IT professionals despise IE, is subjective opinion. Not everybody has issues with it. :-) You're welcome to point a few things out, if you think they need to be brought up.
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    iam2thecrowe , November 7, 2013 7:04 PM
    there are some things chrome and firefox dont work with that IE does, and vice versa. I find it necessary for all to be installed on my work laptop.
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    yoji , November 7, 2013 7:05 PM
    LOL.. its all very fashionable and "cool" to mock IE..
    But its a decent browser and since it standard .. I am quite happy for it to be my default browser.
    (I do have a second browser installed to check if any issues are browser related. and most issues I see in IE are also experienced in my alt browser).
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    net_nakul , November 7, 2013 7:14 PM
    People forget Opera, it's darn good. (Anyway, IE isn't my prefered browser but it's not that bad either)
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    bigpinkdragon286 , November 7, 2013 7:21 PM
    Operah who? Weren't they the ones who cried about their market share to the EU so Microsoft had to come up with an idiotic ballot screen for Europe?
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    lp231 , November 7, 2013 7:49 PM
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    Operah who? Weren't they the ones who cried about their market share to the EU so Microsoft had to come up with an idiotic ballot screen for Europe?


    Another will be RealPlayer.
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