Microsoft introduces public beta of Internet Explorer
Ahead of its own schedule of development, Microsoft has released the second beta version of Internet Explorer 7. The program is available to all internet users who wish to download.
As of February 1, the new beta version of Microsoft browser, Internet Explorer 7 can be downloaded from the website of the company. Previously, Microsoft had announced the second beta of IE 7 would be launched by the end of March.
In principle, this draft is intended for programmers, but can also be downloaded by all interested users.
"The big news is that it is available to everyone. All previous versions have been directed to a smaller audience, "said Margaret Cobb, Internet Explorer product manager at Microsoft.
The new beta version requires installed Service Pack 2 for Windows XP and contains much of the new security features that improve protection against viruses and spyware.
Microsoft highlighted by figure the easiest and fastest cache emptied, eyelashes (as known in Opera and Firefox) support functions
RSS-field to search the toolbar, and functions more flexible printing.
The final version of Internet Explorer 7 will be published towards the end of the year, shortly before the release of Windows Vista.
Links for download: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/ie7/default.mspx