I just finished a new build (Windows 7 64-bit) and everything is working great except for some reason whenever I open internet explorer, it automatically crashes, tries to recover by closing and opening a new tab, crashes again, and does this over and over again until I force quit IE.
That in itself isn't really a problem since no one who will ever use this computer will ever use IE.
In a Reddit AMA session, the Internet Explorer team revealed that it has discussed rebranding the browser. The comment was made in response to a query referring to the negative market perception that Internet Explorer garnered during its Dark Age interregnum. It’s fair to say that Internet Explorer has improved rapidly in recent years. Its brand, however, has lagged.
Microsoft is hard at work on its Internet Explorer 9 browser, following a period in which open source browsers such as Firefox and Chrome have steadily been eating IE's lunch. Judging from this blog post from Microsoft, there is some serious work going on under the hood of Internet Explorer 9 to make it competitive...
Internet Explorer had a version for Mac OS and Mac OS X until 2003.
The decision to make Internet Explorer available on Mac must have come from the notion that it is best to have your browser on all available platform to increase your market share and to create web standards.
So why didn't Microsoft make Internet Explorer available on more platforms? Why drop the Mac version?
Microsoft is preparing a scheme to automatically push the latest version of Internet Explorer to users' systems. This can be seen as Microsoft following in Google's footsteps, as part of the thinking behind Chrome was to ensure people stay on the current version.
Microsoft's three-day conference for web designers and developers -- MIX -- has just begun in Las Vegas. After a rather odd yo-yo-based introductory fanfare, details about Microsoft's upcoming products have already started to emerge.