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June, 2005

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    Longhorn loves RSS!

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    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 12 September 2012 Earlier today, I went to downtown Seattle to Gnomedex 5.0, and stood up in front of 300 tech influentials, enthusiasts and leaders to talk about some really exciting things that we’ve been working on for the past several months. The main thing I talked about is the deep platform support for RSS that we’re building into the next version of Windows codenamed “Windows...
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    Using rounded corners with IE today

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    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Web developers often want to add rounded corners to their pages. Since we have no plans to do native rounded corner support in IE7 (CSS3 feature), I want to point out that there is an article available on MSDN that shows you how you can easily and efficiently implement rounded corners with IE today. Enjoy! http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url...
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    Clarifying Low-Rights IE

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    Hi, I’m Rob Franco, Lead Program Manager for IE Security. Today I want to focus on clearing up a few details about an important feature that we’re calling “Low-Rights IE”. “Low-Rights IE” is one of several new features that we’re working on to help keep users safe. It is a defense-in-depth feature, meant to back up and support the many other security features. First, while most IE7 security features will be available in IE7 for Windows XP SP2, Low-rights IE will only be available...
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    A Follow up to Low-Rights IE

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    Hi, I’m John Bedworth, the Development Manager for Internet Explorer Security.  I wanted to address some of the excellent questions that came up in the feedback to Rob Franco’s " Clarifying Low-Rights IE " post. How is "low-rights" IE different than, in XP, running as a regular (limited) user? At home, I use a limited user account--is there anything about low-rights IE that is different than my situation? The primary difference is that IE 7 on Longhorn will be running...
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    Internet Explorer is Hiring

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    The information published in this post is now out-of-date. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 The Internet Explorer team has a number of positions open that we are working to fill with exceptional people. Our newest open position is for a Programming Writer position for work on the SDK documentation for IE7. If you search on the Microsoft Careers page, you can find out about our other open positions , which include Developers, Software Testers, Builders, even an Evangelist position. Come work...
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    HTTP Performance

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    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Before I joined the Internet Explorer team, I worked on the Microsoft Office Online website.  Handling massive amounts of traffic, we faced some performance challenges that forced me to dig into the guts of HTTP performance.  The output of that effort was twofold: Microsoft Fiddler , and documentation of some best practices for web performance optimization. ...
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    Ease the Pain with IE6 Printing

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    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Before we start let me shortly introduce Adrian Bateman. He is the developer currently working on our IE7 print experience. Since he works out of Microsoft's offices in Reading, England, we are much better now at printing “tomatoes”. Without further ado: Today, there is a well known problem with printing from Internet Explorer where the layout of the page sometimes...
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    A Little More on RSS

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    I just wanted to post a quick follow up to Dean’s post about RSS in Longhorn. My name is Sean Lyndersay, and I’m a senior program manager on the RSS team. After Dean’s announcement, we turned on our RSS Team Blog , and kicked things off with a post about the Simple List Extensions. The RSS Team Blog will be the place to go for all things related to the RSS platform features in Longhorn. If the post has something to do with IE, then we’ll cross-post as appropriate. The other great place for...
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    Leak Patterns

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    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Justin Rogers one of our developers, just posted an article on MSDN where he discusses memory leaks with Internet Explorer. This article helps developers by explaining the issues and some best practices to fix web pages that leak memory. This includes such different types of memory leaks including circular references, closures, cross-page leaks and pseudo-leaks. The issue...
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    Netscape 8 update for XML rendering

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    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 We posted recently an issue affecting XML rendering in IE after an installation of Netscape 8. Netscape has just released an updated version that addresses this issue and is available at http://browser.netscape.com/ns8/ Thanks to Netscape for making this update available so that this will no longer be an issue. -Dave
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    IE's June 2005 security update is now available

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    Hello. My name is Jeremy Dallman. I am the project manager for Internet Explorer security bulletins. I am announcing the availability of the June 2005 security updates . This group of security updates is available via Windows Update and includes a Critical fix for Internet Explorer. Information about the IE Security update can be found at: MS05-025 – Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (883939) This security update package contains fixes for the following vulnerabilities: ...
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