Microsoft makes IE 11 browser work for Windows 7

Nov 07, 2013
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Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that it has made its latest browser, Internet Explorer 11, available to users of Windows 7 machines.

The new browser had already been part of the Windows 8.1 upgrade the company released last month.

The browser, available as a free download, improves the performance of websites that use JavaScript. Microsoft says the browser is 9 percent faster than Internet Explorer 10.

It also enables better 3-D graphics rendering in websites, allowing users to manipulate 3-D objects on-screen.

Explore further: Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools

More information: Internet Explorer blog: bit.ly/1aalgb4

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Humpty
1 / 5 (8) Nov 07, 2013
Who cares?

When Firefox started to become really good, the team sleaze from Microsoft basically stole all the great ideas and said "Hey look what we have done!!"

Microsoft also took about 6 or 7 years to bring out POP UP BLOCKERS, after Mozilla /Firefox and other browser builders brought it out......

Stupid thieves and liars are hardly innovators.

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