Video: from Internet Explorer 1.0 to Internet Explorer 9

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Maybe it was the fact that his video about upgrading from Windows 1.0 to Windows 7 became really popular or maybe he became a bit nostalgic when he saw that Internet Explorer was still around when Microsoft announced the release of IE9 earlier this week. In either case, YouTube user Andrew Tait is back and this time he's installed all the major versions of IE: from 1.0 to 9.0.

"In this video, I install every version of IE to compare them and to test various websites on them," the creator writes. "Since IE9 came out, I thought it would be a good idea to install every version and compare them. I also ran the Acid Tests on each version."

While it's not as in-depth as his first one, the 9-minute video goes into the history of the browser, tests a few websites that still work on the older versions, and shows what has changed over the years. Even if you hate IE, it's worth taking a look at.

I personally can't remember anything prior to IE 5.5, though I'm sure I used it extensively on Windows 95. This makes me wonder: what versions of IE do you remember using?


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