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In just a few days after public availability the IE9 Release Candidate has been downloaded two million times. The IE9 RC includes a number of important improvements consistent with the vision of delivering an all-around fast browser, strengthens our commitment to privacy and security, and delivers on the the commitment to developers to enable them to use the same markup and site-ready HTML5. For example, the IE RC includes:
Developers please visit the IE9 Guide for Developers here
You can download Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate in the language that matches your version of Windows or choose the English version, which works with all versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7. See Internet Explorer Downloads.
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 Explorer 9 Beta users. This post provides information on how the Automatic Update delivery will work and announces the release of Internet Explorer 9 Automatic Update Blocker Toolkit.
AU will notify you when Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate is ready to install. You can click on the bubble to launch Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate installation. You can also install Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate from Windows Update manually by launching Windows Update from the Start Menu and checking for updates.
When Windows Update starts installing Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate, you will see the IE9 installation screen:
To install Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate, click Install. If you choose Ask me later, WU will re-offer Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate to you during the next update scan. If you choose Don’t Install, WU will not offer Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate via AU to you again, and Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate will appear as an optional item on Windows Update. Users who decline the update can download Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate from http://www.beautyoftheweb.com. We strongly encourage all IE9 Beta users to upgrade to the IE9 RC
For more detailed information please visit the IEBlog for more detailed information.