Internet Explorer Team Blog

May, 2005

  • IEBlog

    Windows 2000 moves into Extended Support after June 30th

    There are two important events that will happen to the support policy for Windows 2000 after June 30th of this year. First, support for both IE 5.01 SP3 and IE 6 SP1 on Windows 2000 SP3 will expire. Users running IE 5.01 or IE 6 SP1 on Windows 2000 should upgrade to Windows 2000 SP4 in order to continue to receive security updates. Second, Windows 2000 SP4 moves from mainstream to extended support. The key difference between mainstream support and extended support which I think is most relevant...
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    IE7 Tabbed Browsing Implementation

    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Hey, I’m Tony Schreiner, a developer on the IE team. I’ve been working on IE for a little over a year, and at Microsoft for over six years. My personal blog is over here , but I'm posting on the official IE blog to help consolidate useful information about IE7. My role has been to re-architect IE to support tabbed browsing. This work began last year and includes building...
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    Netscape 8 and Internet Explorer's XML Rendering

    We’ve just confirmed an issue that has started to be reported on newsgroups and forums that after installing Netscape 8 the XML rendering capabilities of Internet Explorer no longer work. That means that if you navigate in IE to an XML file such as an RSS feed or an XML file with an XSLT transformation applied then rather than seeing the data you are presented with a blank page. We currently have the following work around for people that are hitting this issue...
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    Inspect Your Pages in IE

    The information published in this post is now out-of-date. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Hi my name is Markus Mielke and I am a Program Manager working with Chris Wilson on CSS and platform support. Today, I would like to talk about DOM Inspectors for IE. For analyzing web pages and drilling down into problems on a page it becomes more and more important to have a DOM Inspector handy. Not a full fledged debugger but something quick that allows a user to explore their HTML document and understand...
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    Security is an Industry Problem

    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 I've received enough questions in email from different people about a recent vulnerability in another browser that I wanted to post something here. I think the best place for the facts is with the people responsible for the browser. I say this based on the number of articles I read that misrepresent issues in Windows and IE. I also think that security is an industry...
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