Browse by Tags

IEBlog

Internet Explorer Team Blog
  • Blog Post: Making it easier for Enterprises to stay up-to-date

    As we shared in May , a top priority for Microsoft is helping customers upgrade and stay up to-date with the latest version of Internet Explorer. Today at TechEd Europe , we are making two announcements to help customers upgrade and stay up-to-date: Starting in November, we are expanding the functionality...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the Enterprise Site Discovery Toolkit for Internet Explorer 11

    Today, we’re announcing a new capability in Internet Explorer 11 that allows IT Pros to discover which of their Enterprise line of business applications are truly critical and used by their users. Together with Enterprise Mode IE , this toolkit helps simplify Enterprise upgrades. Download the Enterprise...
  • Blog Post: IE11 Automatic Update Blocker Toolkit Available for Windows 7

    Business and organizations that want to manage their own update schedule can use the IE11 Automatic Update Blocker Toolkit to disable automatic delivery of Internet Explorer 11. This Blocker Toolkit—like its predecessors for IE10, IE9, IE8, and IE7—is now available on the Microsoft Download Center. While...
  • Blog Post: IEAK 10 now available for Windows 7 and Windows 8

    Internet Explorer Administration Kit 10 (IEAK 10) now supports building custom Internet Explorer 10 packages for Windows 7 and Windows 8. IEAK 10 simplifies the creation, deployment, and management of customized Internet Explorer 10 packages. You can download IEAK 10 from http://ieak.microsoft.com ....
  • Blog Post: Defense in Depth: Locking Down Mash-Ups with HTML5 Sandbox

    The Web is better when developers can build safer experiences in their sites. With each release of Internet Explorer, we’ve led the way with improvements to the browser to help ensure a safe and secure browsing experience. Now IE10 Platform Preview 2 includes full support for HTML5 Sandbox technology...
  • Blog Post: A Browser for All Windows Customers: it’s about and, not or

    The topic of what some customers need from a browser saw a lot of attention in headlines (e.g. Mozilla to enterprise customers: "Drop dead" ) last week. Both Google employees and Mozilla community members alike ( link ) explained that to support consumers, their browsers cannot fulfill the needs of large...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate available via Automatic Update

    Starting today, Monday, February 14, 2011, the Automatic Update (AU) feature of Windows Update (WU) will offer users of Internet Explorer 9 Beta an upgrade to the Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate. This rollout will start with a narrow audience and expand over the next few days to cover all Internet...
  • Blog Post: Now Available: IEAK8 can create custom Internet Explorer 8 packages in 19 additional languages

    We are pleased to announce that the Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) 8 now supports creating custom Internet Explorer 8 packages in a total of 43 languages. IEAK8 can be downloaded from http://ieak.microsoft.com . Custom Internet Explorer 8 packages can be created in the following platform...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 8 is now available via Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

    If you manage your organization’s PCs using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) I’m pleased to announce that we have made Internet Explorer 8 available via this technology for the following languages and platforms: Internet Explorer 8 releases on WSUS for August 25, 2009 ...
  • Blog Post: IT Professionals: Prepare for Internet Explorer 8 availability via Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) in August 2009

    For those of you who manage your organization’s desktops using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) Internet Explorer 8 will be made available via this technology starting August 25, 2009. Internet Explorer 8 will be made available as an “Update rollup” and will be applicable to all supported languages...
  • Blog Post: The tastiest dog food yet

    This post is intended for IT administrators, but more technical users might also find it useful. During Internet Explorer 8 development we paid very close attention to Line of Business (LOB) application compatibility for large enterprises. We want IE8 to be an easy drop-in replacement for earlier...
  • Blog Post: Security Intelligence Report Volume 6

    The sixth edition of the Security Intelligence Report (SIR), Microsoft’s semi-annual report on the state of computer security was published on April 8, 2009. Using data derived from hundreds of millions of computers worldwide and some of the busiest online services on the Internet, this report provides...
  • Blog Post: Prepare for Automatic Update distribution of IE8

    In January we blogged about our plan to distribute IE8 via Automatic Update/Windows Update (for simplicity, we'll refer to this as Automatic Update for the rest of this blog post). This post provides some additional information about how users and administrators are in control of browser upgrades. ...
  • Blog Post: Improving the Education Experience with Internet Explorer 8

    Thinking back, I think we can all remember a time sitting in our high school computer labs, clamoring away on the keyboard trying to finish some assignment our Computer Studies teacher, Mr. Smith for the example I’m going to use in this post, had assigned. Something that I always found amazing was how...
  • Blog Post: IE8 Blocker Toolkit Available Today!

    We believe IE8 helps make browsing the web faster, easier, safer and more reliable. To help our users be more secure and up-to-date, we will distribute IE8 via Automatic Update (AU) and the Windows Update (WU) and Microsoft Update (MU) sites much like we did for IE7. We know that in a corporate environment...
  • Blog Post: IE8 Group Policy

    Hi. In previous posts I talked about the IE8 IEAK and new event logging for IE8 in the Application Compatibility Toolkit . Today, I’m going to discuss the improvements we made to Group Policy support for Internet Explorer 8. Background For those of you who might be new to Group Policy, here...
  • Blog Post: Application Compatibility Logging in IE8

    The latest Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) release, ACT 5.0.5428.1080 is publicly available and can be downloaded here . To give you some background, ACT helps customers understand their application compatibility situation by helping identify which applications are compatible with Vista, IE7...
  • Blog Post: The IE8 IEAK

    Hi, my name is Jatinder Mann and I work on the Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) and Group Policy. Back in June , James Pratt and Jane Maliouta alluded to IEAK improvements for IE8. Today, I will be talking about the work we have done in this area. Internet Explorer Administration Kit 8...
  • Blog Post: Slipstreaming IE8

    As James and I mentioned in our blog post What’s coming in IE8 for IT Pros? , IE8 can now be slipstreamed into Vista and Window Server 2008 OS images. If you manage the desktop images for your organization, slipstream saves you time by simplifying the task of adding Internet Explorer 8 and any IE updates...
  • Blog Post: What's Coming in Internet Explorer 8 for IT Professionals?

    Yesterday at Tech Ed IT Pro 2008 in Orlando we announced some of the enhancements we’re making in Internet Explorer 8 to help IT Professionals deploy and manage IE8 within their organization. We wanted to share those with the IT Pros on our blog. Over the last year we’ve surveyed over 2000 IT Professionals...
  • Blog Post: Installing Branded IE7 on Windows XP Service Pack 3

    Hi all, Last week, I blogged about installing Windows XP SP3 and how it affects different versions of Internet Explorer (See my earlier blog post here ). Today I will be discussing installing branded/custom versions of IE7 on machines with Windows XP SP3 installed. This post is primarily aimed towards...
  • Blog Post: The Internet Explorer 8 User-Agent String

    As Dean announced , a beta version of Internet Explorer 8 will be released in the first half of 2008. The HTTP headers of every web request contain a simple string called the "User-Agent" that allows servers to identify the type and version of the visitor’s browser. For a deeper understanding of the...
  • Blog Post: IE Automatic Component Activation Preview #2 Now Available

    The second optional preview for the Internet Explorer Automatic Component Activation is available. This preview is compatible with the February IE Cumulative Update package. As announced earlier on this blog , the final behavior will be widely distributed in the April 2008 Internet Explorer Cumulative...
  • Blog Post: Updated: Internet Explorer 7 Deployment Guide

    Back in October we released an updated version of the Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) 7 . The IEAK 7 is used by corporate administrators and Internet Content Providers (ICPs) to customize Internet Explorer 7 for their users. The latest version of the IEAK can be used to create an Active Directory...
  • Blog Post: Getting The Most From IEAK7

    Hello everyone, I blogged earlier about the work we have done in IE7 for IT Pros. For those of you who are interested in greater detail, I would like to point you to the recent article published in Technet magazine, titled Utility Spotlight: Internet Explorer Administration Kit . This article is available...
Page 1 of 2 (43 items) 12