Compatibility of Internet Explorer® 6 with Windows® 7
Windows 7 is a flexible Operating System from Microsoft. Unlike its predecessor, Windows 7 introduced a number of advanced features. The advanced features include handwriting recognition, support for virtual hard disks, improved performance on multi-core processors etc. Windows 7 is available in various versions such as Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate. Internet Explorer 6 is the sixth version of Internet Explorer developed by Microsoft. Internet Explorer 6 is the default web browser in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 Operating System. You could use Internet Explorer with any of the newer versions of Windows Operating Systems. Installation of this web browser is easy and effortless. IE6 uses a zone-based security framework, in which sites are grouped based upon certain conditions. You could download this software freely from the manufacturer’s website. System requirements of IE6 includes 486/66 MHz processor, mouse or compatible pointing device, 64MB of RAM, 8.7 GB free space of hard disk.
Following is some information about the compatibility of Internet Explorer 6 with Windows 7 Operating System, compatibility issues and different ways to resolve the issues:
- Compatibility check
- Some Issues
- Tips to tackle the issue
Internet Explorer 6 is compatible with Windows 7 Operating System. You could install Internet Explorer 6 easily in your Windows 7 computer. You can access the Internet using Internet Explorer 6 in your system. Before going to access the Internet using Internet Explorer 6, you need to configure the network settings.
If Internet Explorer is not compatible with the Operating System installed in your Windows 7 computer, you may face a number of issues. You may fail to install it in your system if it is not compatible. Sometimes you may see that your Internet Explorer fails to access some webpages. This is because Internet Explorer is incompatible with the webpage.
If you are facing compatibility issues with you current web browser, it is better to upgrade the web browser. You can upgrade your Internet Explorer 6 to either Internet Explorer 7 or 8. These newer versions include number of features. You can download it freely from the official website of the manufacturer.
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