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

By Shawn Knight ยท 9 replies
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 TS Member Posts: 75

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

    Sphynx TS Enthusiast Posts: 41

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

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 2,715   +2,514

    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 TS Rookie 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 TS Booster Posts: 301   +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 TS Evangelist Posts: 3,050   +1,384

    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 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,963   +577

    Well it has one up on Firefox and Chrome in one aspect at least:

    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.
    Of course there is also the BEAST exploit...

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

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