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IEAK 8: Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to commonly asked questions about the Internet Explorer Administration Kit 8 (IEAK 8), and find links to additional material you might find helpful.

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General Information

Q.What is Microsoft IEAK ?
A.IEAK 8 is the latest version of the Internet Explorer Administration Kit which enables users to create a custom browser and Internet service sign-up package for their customers using Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) 8 is now available for download.
Q.Does IEAK support Windows Vista?
A.IEAK 8 fully supports Windows Vista and Windows XP. IEAK 8 also allows creating branding-only packages for Windows 7 Beta. Windows Vista branding-only packages can be installed on computers running Windows 7 Beta.


About IEAK

Q.Why should I upgrade to IEAK 8?
A.IEAK 8 allows you to distribute and customize the many new features of Internet Explorer 8, including Web Slices, Accelerators, Compatibility View and more.
Q.What's new in IEAK 8?
A.IEAK 8 allows you to customize new features in Internet Explorer 8 and build your packages more quickly. Also, it is more intuitive and provides full language and platform support.
Q.How will IEAK 8 be made available to customers?
A.You can download IEAK 8 from the Internet Explorer 8 resource page.
Q.What operating systems are supported?
A.With this version of this product, you can customize and install IEAK 8 on the following supported operating systems: Windows Vista x64 and x86, Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) x64 and x86, Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3), Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 x64 and x86, and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) x64 and x86, and Windows 7 Beta.


IEAK Features

Q.What key features did Microsoft add to IEAK 8?
A.You can see the features list in Internet Explorer Administration Kit 8 release documentation, along with a technology overview and installation notes.