Posts Tagged ‘ie9’

Clear Cache, Cookies for Specific Domain in Internet Explorer 9

Friday, April 20th, 2012

It looks like Microsoft is finally making a serious effort to modernize IE and keep it competitive with the other browsers …

Internet Explorer 9 is Microsoft’s attempt to get the web browser back on track in the browser game. After losing market share in the past year, and seeing browsers like Firefox and Google Chrome take that market share, its release marks the beginning of a shift in development towards a competitive browser. And while it may not be there yet all things considered, it is a miles away from Internet Explorer 6, 7 or even 8.

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Privacy Initiative to Release Three Internet Explorer 9 Tracking Protection Lists

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

If this actually works the way that it’s supposed to work, it could be an incredibly helpful tool for those of us who are concerned about online privacy …

One of the new features that Microsoft introduced in their Internet Explorer 9 browser was support for so called Tracking Protection Lists. These lists can be installed in the browser to add protection against tracking, and as a side effect many forms of advertisement. A list of common TPLs is available at the Internet Explorer Test Drive website where they can be installed with just two clicks of the mouse.

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Can You Remove Internet Explorer 8 from Windows 7?

Monday, April 11th, 2011

IE8 gave me a whole lot of troubles when I was installing Windows 7; specifically, it was taking me forever to download Windows updates via IE8. Updating to IE9 solved the problem immediately.

The topic came up recently on our How To Uninstall Windows Internet Explorer 9 guide: Is it possible to remove or uninstall Internet Explorer 8 from Windows 7? The short answer is no, it is not. At least not if you mean to completely remove the web browser from the operating system. Internet Explorer 8 ships with Windows 7 and is an integral part of the operating system. Well, that in itself is not entirely true as well as Windows 7 E editions that are sold in the European Union ship without Internet Explorer 8 enabled. The browser is still there though.

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Can’t Move Menubar in Internet Explorer 9

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Here’s a simple trick to solve a minor-yet-annoying problem with IE9 …

Microsoft for some unknown reason has made the decision to hide the menubar in Internet Explorer 9 by default. Some users are apparently able to display the menubar permanently by right-clicking on free space in one of the toolbars and selecting the menu bar from the available options. Others do not see the menu bar entry in the context menu.

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Internet Explorer 9 Launch – All the Information You Need

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Here’s a nice overview of new IE9 features, plus a description of a few tricks that you can use to tweak IE9 to fit your application …

Microsoft is preparing to launch the final version of Internet Explorer 9 today at 9PM Pacific Time. This guide gives you all the information that you need to be prepared for the launch.

Internet Explorer 9 will be released for 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 and the server products Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The minimum system requirements are 512 Megabytes of RAM, a computer with a 1 Gigahertz processor and 70 to 200 Megabytes of hard drive space depending on the version used.

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List of Internet Explorer 9 RC Changes

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Here’s what you can expect from the new IE9 release candidate …

If you have followed the news you know that Microsoft did release the release candidate of Internet Explorer 9 a few days ago. You may have also heard of some of the new features of the release candidate. Both Tracking Protection and ActiveX Filtering have without doubt received the most media attention.

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Get More Space for Tabs in Internet Explorer 9

Friday, January 14th, 2011

This is a pretty simple trick; but it’s also kind of useful …

The latest beta of Internet Explorer 9 displays open websites in tabs on the right side of the address bar. The browser ui has been designed this way to maximize the space available for web pages in the browser. This is especially useful if a low resolution monitor is used.

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Microsoft Introduces Internet Explorer 9 Tracking Protection

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

If this actually works, it’s a great idea … in fact, it’s great enough to make IE my preferred browser again.

Consumer Privacy made it in the news big time recently in the United States with the FTC’s (Federal Trade Commission) report on online consumer privacy. Microsoft, secretly until now, has been working on a feature called Tracking Protection for some time that they plan to ship with the release candidate and final version of the Internet browser Internet Explorer 9. What are the main features of tracking protection according to Microsoft?

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Latest Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview Arrives Early

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Yet another browser update …

By Tim Conneally, Betanews

Today, just under one month after last update from PDC10, Microsoft has rolled out Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 7.

The last update included new support for two HTML5 technologies: CSS3 2D Transforms, and recognition of HTML5 Semantic Elements as object-type HTMLElement. This time around, the focus is on improving the browser’s real-world performance with hardware-accelerated HTML5.

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Adobe Flash Player 10.2 Beta Arrives

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

This sounds like it’s probably worth checking out …

A new beta version of Adobe’s Flash player has arrived today and it offers compelling improved hardware acceleration technologies.  The new player, which you can download here, offers “ A new method for video playback in Flash Player will allow developers to leverage complete hardware acceleration of the video rendering pipeline, enabling best-in-class playback performance. Stage Video can dramatically decrease processor usage and enables higher frame rates, reduced memory usage, and greater pixel fidelity and quality.”

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