Though released in 1995 as part of the initial OEM release of Windows 95, Internet Explorer was not included in the first retail, or shrink-wrap, release of Windows 95. The last major upgrade to Internet Explorer, 6.0 SV1, is included in Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 only. Version 7 of Internet Explorer is currently under development; Beta versions have been released on a regular basis, most recently build 5346.5 released April 24, 2006. We also preview Internet Explorer 7 and offer downloads of previous versions of IE.
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