IE10 to land on Windows 7 mid-November as preview version

By Shawn Knight
Oct 17, 2012
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  1. Those still not sold on the idea of upgrading to Windows 8 will have to wait a bit before gaining access to Microsoft's next generation web browser in Windows 7. The company has revealed that IE10 will be coming to...

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  2. Who cares?
    psycros likes this.
  3. peperonikiller

    peperonikiller TechSpot Member Posts: 75

    It still doesn't run standardized CSS3
    psycros likes this.
  4. Sphynx

    Sphynx Newcomer, in training Posts: 35

    Apparently you do since you took the time to read the article and post a comment.
  5. psycros

    psycros TechSpot Booster Posts: 669   +202

    Talk about desperation. Microsoft thinks that keeping IE10 exclusive to Win8 till after Black Friday will help move either Surface or the abortion known as Windows 8? I hope Ballmer has his resume updated.
    Darkshadoe likes this.
  6. dawei1993

    dawei1993 Newcomer, in training Posts: 37

    Do people even use this pretty much antiquated browser...? I mean in some countries like South Korea, everything is optimized to IE so there is no choice, but I must say chrome and other browsers are much easier to use.
  7. ReederOnTheRun

    ReederOnTheRun TechSpot Booster Posts: 310   +62

    Yeah I'm more of a chrome person, but I do admit that IE has gotten much better
  8. Not really skippy
  9. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,851   +342

    I cant switch back to IE. I just cant.
    Maybe ill switch to (insert browser here) from firefox because of bugs and freezes (which have actually stopped in recent updates) but not IE. I cant.
  10. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,131   +171

    Well it has one up on Firefox and Chrome in one aspect at least:
    http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=480514
    http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=90392

    Why should you care? Well SSL and TLS 1.0 use *at best* SHA-1. It was compromised years ago. So your secure sessions are one step closer to full compromise.
    http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2005/02/sha1_broken.html
    Of course there is also the BEAST exploit...
    http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=14870

    Time to upgrade boys! Cudos to IE for being ahead of the curve in this respect.


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