Technology Overview: Internet Explorer 7

Microsoft® Windows® Internet Explorer 7 is a major step forward in security and privacy protection, end-user experiences, and platform advances for Web and application developers. As you read through this paper, you'll learn about the important capabilities of this exciting new version. Read the Technology Overview to learn more.
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      Throughout the development of Internet Explorer 7, Microsoft has listened to customer feedback and many improvements were added at each pre-release milestone. The resulting final release of Internet Explorer 7 is a browser that is ready for prime time. Whether you’re a consumer at home, an IT professional, or a developer, we’re confident you will find new capabilities that will dramatically improve your online experience.

      To give readers a detailed overview of new features that can be found in Internet Explorer 7, this technology overview focuses on three areas:
      • Makes everyday tasks easier with improved navigation through tabbed browsing, Web search right from the toolbar, advanced printing, easy discovery, reading and subscription to RSS feeds, and much more.
      • Dynamic security protection through a robust new architecture, security features that help defend against malicious software (also known as malware), and new ways to better protect against the theft of personal data from fraudulent Web sites, a practice known as phishing.
      • Improved platform for Web development and manageability, including improved support for cascading style sheets (CSS), a rich RSS feeds platform, and robust tools for deploying and managing Internet Explorer 7 in large enterprise environments.

      Read the Technology Overview to learn more.
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    Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows XP

      This is a Microsoft Word document. Supported Operating Systems for the Technology Overview document are noted above.
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