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Previous versions of Internet Explorer

This page provides links to guidance to help you manage and support previous versions of Internet Explorer.

Internet Explorer 10

Released in 2012, Internet Explorer 10 carries over the advancements made in earlier versions of the Internet Explorer browser around security, standards support, and performance, as well as the extensive management and configuration support desired by IT professionals.

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Internet Explorer 9

Released in 2011, Internet Explorer 9 was built with the enterprise in mind with seamless integration with Windows 7 and quick access to business-critical applications, websites, and common tasks.

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Internet Explorer 8

Released in 2009, Internet Explorer 8 shipped as the default browser for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, offering advancements in security, reliability, manageability, and usability.

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Internet Explorer 7

Released in 2006, Windows Internet Explorer 7 is the seventh major version of the Internet Explorer web browser; it shipped as the default browser in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.

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Internet Explorer 6

Released in 2001, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 is the sixth major revision of the Internet Explorer web browser and is supported for the Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) operating system.

See Internet Explorer 6 resources >

 

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Internet Explorer 11

IE11 Blocker Toolkit

Internet Explorer Administration Kit

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation

 

Key resources

Reasons to upgrade to Internet Explorer 11

What is Enterprise Mode?

Windows 10 browsers

IE11 deployment guide

 

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