Microsoft has finally released Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7. The Release Preview of the browser was made available in November. Microsoft today released a Feature Pack for Windows 7, probably in anticipation of IE10 release. So make sure you have used Windows Updates first and then restarted your computer.
Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7
Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 is more about performance improvements rather than features! It adds support for over 30 new modern Web standards. Read more here about IE10 features and at MSDN.
Installing the browser automatically replaces previous version of it. When you install Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7, the installer program will try to automatically install prerequisite update components first. So if Windows Updates are in process make sure the process is complete and reboot the system if you are asked for. You can read more about the prerequisite updates for Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 here at KB2818833.
Microsoft will begin auto updating Windows 7 customers to IE10 in the weeks ahead, starting today with customers running the IE10 Release Preview.
Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 is available in English and 95 other languages. It is available for 32-bit as well as 64-bit Windows, so make sure you download the version which is meant for you.
Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 System Requirements:
- Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2
- RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
- Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
- Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
- Internet access.
Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 download
Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7: Download Page.
Business and Enterprise customers who are desirous of managing their own update schedule and want to block the installation of Internet Explorer 10 on their Windows 7 systems, can make use of the IE10 Automatic Update Blocker Toolkit For Windows 7.