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Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7

Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7
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Microsoft has just released the final version of its web browser Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7. The browser, originally released as part of the Windows 8.1 upgrade to the company's most recent client operating system Windows 8, is now also available for Microsoft's most popular operating system market share wise.

Windows 7 users who have installed the Developer Preview or the Release Preview of Internet Explorer 11 on Windows have not received updates automatically at the time of writing, and it is likely that updates will being to roll out in the coming days to users who have enabled automatic updates in the web browser.

The final version of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 can be downloaded from this page currently. Please note that you may need to change the display language first if you do not want to install the US-English version of Internet Explorer 11.

You may also want to make sure that you want to use Bing as your default search engine and MSN as your default homepage in Internet Explorer. If you do not want that, uncheck the option before you click on the get Internet Explorer 11 button on the download website.

Note: The installer may need to download components from the Internet despite its large size of about 56 Megabyte. The system requirements on the Windows website have not been updated yet. The only supported operating system listed on the website is Windows 8.1.

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System Requirements

  • 1 GHz or faster processor
  • 1 GB or 2 GB of RAM for 32-bit or 64-bit operating systems.
  • 16 GB or 20 GB of hard disk space for 32-bit or 64-bit systems.
  • DirectX 9 compatible graphics device with WDDM driver

The system needs to be restarted after the installation to complete the process.

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Microsoft has not made an official announcement yet, but there do not seem to be many changes to the Release Preview. In fact, the browser performed as well as the release preview in benchmark and compatibility tests suggesting that it is more or less the same version.

If you compare it to Internet Explorer 9 or 10, you will notice that things have improved considerably. The browser offers better performance and web standards support, and while it does not reach Firefox or Chrome levels yet, it is closing in on those browsers with every release that Microsoft makes.

You can consult our release preview review for additional details about Internet Explorer 11.

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