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Microsoft ships IE10 for Windows 7

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  • Started 1 year ago by raphoenix
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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

Auto upgrades start today !!

Full Story:

http://www.computerworld.com/s.....2013-02-26

Get it Now !!
http://windows.microsoft.com/e.....ownload-ie

Posted 1 year ago
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Hermitt
Hermitt
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Installed!! Thanks for the link, Rick.

Jim

Posted 1 year ago
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StringJunky
StringJunky
Posts: 2454

Got it. It's pretty fast. I didn't realise you could drag websites tabs down to the taskbar til today putting their respective icons on it...cool.

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Xhi
Xhi
Posts: 6298

@Rick: Your link took me to IE9. I found IE10 here http://windows.microsoft.com/e.....-languages

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LadyFitzgerald
Posts: 2232

IE9 is also capable of dragging wesite tabs to the taskbar. I prefer the Favorites bar, though.

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StringJunky
StringJunky
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LF

I didn't know that but then again I'm a Chrome fan but the minimalist feel without the favourites bar and the taskbar site launching is appealing at the moment . Will try it out for a few days.

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LadyFitzgerald
Posts: 2232

IE10 doesn't have the Favorites Bar?

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StringJunky
StringJunky
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Yes of course but not in pinned site mode. This is the window in that mode ie launching off a website icon on the taskbar.

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LadyFitzgerald
Posts: 2232

If *&^%$#@! M$ dumped the Favorites bar (not the Favorites menu), I'm NOT upgrading! I'm fed up with M$ ruining their programs.

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jmeeks49
jmeeks49
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Hi all,

I am debating on should i upgrade to 10 is it really worth it? i mean, i have been using FF for awhile now and love it since i have it customize the way that i want and need it to be. i am kind of like LF here but if it warrants a look i will if people think i should.

John

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Xhi
Xhi
Posts: 6298

If you are using Firefox anyway what difference would it make to update IE? I just did. So far it looks the same. Still a Favorites bar. All my Favorites still there. Don't really see any difference, except perhaps it is perceptively faster. One site I use is not rendering properly, but I'm sure someone will be fixing that soon.

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LadyFitzgerald
Posts: 2232

Finally! Someone who actually knows what the Favorites bar is. I asked over on Seven forums and no one seemed to know. Thanks for posting the picture, Xhi! With all the negative changes M$ has been making lately, I'm getting overly paranoid.

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vistamike
vistamike
Posts: 10945

If you don't want the silent 'upgrade'

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us.....x?id=36512

Mike

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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

LF, the Favorites Bar is the old 'Links'. And if you right click on your taskbar > Toolbars > check 'Links', then you can access it with the chevrons in the taskbar. That is very handy for the frequently used URLs. Launches the IE automatically.

You can also put subfolders (by subject) into there. Then you have direct access to a lot of URLs. I even have subfolders within the subfolders. They pop up when you hover over them.

http://img268.imageshack.us/im.....271526.png

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Hermitt
Hermitt
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I just uninstalled IE10 .. dropped back to IE9
Tried IE10 for the past 20 hours and DID NOT like it.
It kept freezing up, forcing me to use the 3 finger salute to close it.

Jim

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whs
whs
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Mike, thanks for the link. It worked. But that is a typical M$ example of making a simple thing in the most complicated fashion. I wonder how Joe in the next block is going to deal with it.

I suggest to store the download files on the desktop. Makes the path shorter.

Jim, thanks for warning us.

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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

Strange, I have no problems with IE10.

I did use a Known Good Registry Cleaner after the install just as I do with All new software installs.

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hArLtRoN
hArLtRoN
Posts: 766

Rick, what is the registry cleaner you use?

Posted 1 year ago
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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

Shawn,

Sorry I don't give out some information as others might not use it wisely and then blame me for fouling up their system.

As you know us Builders have a lot of backup plus hardware so we can try out and do many things that we don't recommend for all to do.

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amkeew
amkeew
Posts: 661

Typical M$ bloatware. 43 MB while FF does it in about 15 MB and does it better ?

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