Windows Vista to have Internet Explorer 7+

Posted on Monday, May 29 2006 @ 1:35 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft announced Windows Vista's browser will be renamed to Internet Explorer 7+, to differentiate between the separate build for Windows XP.
"While all versions of IE7 are built from the same code base, there are some important differences in IE7+, most significantly the addition of Windows Vista-only features like Protected Mode, Parental Controls, and improved Network Diagnostics. These features take advantage of big changes in Windows Vista and weren’t practical to bring downlevel. The IE7+ naming gives us an easy way to refer to this version. (“The version of IE7 in Vista” doesn’t roll off the tongue as easily…)"
More info at NeoWin.

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