Saturday, 17 December 2011

Silent Updates for Internet Explorer

Microsoft is starting the project to help improve security and help beat scammers catching people with fake updates.

The web is a much safer place when more people are running the most up-to-date browser software, says Ryan Gavin, Microsoft's head of IE in a blog explaining the project plan.

This will hopefully push the last few (half a billion +) users worldwide to finally drop IE6 and get with the times - Microsoft have been trying to kill-off IE6 for quite some time now.

Those still using Windows XP will be upgraded to IE8, while those running Vista and 7 will get pushed up to IE9.

Sounds like music to a web designers ears!

The socialjamm team.

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