Installing Internet Explorer® in Microsoft® Windows® 7
Internet Explorer 8 is available with Windows 7 edition. If it is not, then you need to download and install it. IE 8 can perform online tasks more efficiently and smartly. There are many features new to IE 8 like accelerometers, instant search, and web slices. IE 8 is far better than previous editions. The privacy option in it lets you browse the web without saving the log files. Quick tab enables you to view all the opened tabs. Faster search is through new address bar, improved search bars, privacy options and favorites bar. IE 8 gives you better web experience. Windows 7 OS have better gaming experience and powerful performance. IE requires at least processor speed of 233 MHz and a monitor with 256 colors. Peripherals required are Modem, mouse or compatible pointing device.
The following details mention the information about Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7:
- Main Features of Internet Explorer 8
- Installing IE 8
- Using Internet Explorer 8
Main Features of Internet Explorer 8
First different feature in Windows 7 Internet Explorer 8 is the "Smart Address Bar." The address bar adds RSS feeds and adds suggestions to the search. The filter search is based on the source. Accelerators feature lets you highlight text after that you can map a location, define a word, translate a foreign language, blog selected text and more operations. Windows Live Maps is its specialty.
Installing IE 8
Go to the Internet Explorer Site and select download now button. User can directly download IE 8 to the system or order an installation disk. Select the Region and the Windows OS you are installing. Press Download and wait for some times for the installation to complete. Save it your desktop and after that double-click on the installation file. Navigate through the steps by pressing Run, Next and confirming. You can restart the system to complete the installation.
After simple steps of installation, you are ready to use now. You can open IE from desktop, from quick launch button, or start menu. After opening, you can type the required website address in the address bar. You can add pages that you frequently visit to the favorites tab. You can get suggestion to the websites by suggested sites tab. You can also zoom in or out the text and you can also do image scaling.
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