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Offline Chris Thomas

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Internet Explorer 9 platform preview download available now
« on: March 16, 2010, 07:13:12 PM »
You can install the preview of IE 9 now

YoKenny and other IE fans will be very happy today :)

http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/
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Re: Internet Explorer 9 download available now
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2010, 07:33:45 PM »
Does not support any operating system earlier than Windows Vista SP 2.....Too bad

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Re: Internet Explorer 9 download available now
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2010, 07:44:25 PM »
... and it's a platform preview, not a browser preview ;D

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Re: Internet Explorer 9 download available now
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2010, 07:49:50 PM »
IE blows, just say "No" and get Firefox today!  ;D

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Re: Internet Explorer 9 platform preview download available now
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2010, 07:55:13 PM »
@ Logos

Yes. It was a platform preview. Thanks for pointing it out.

But this sucks. Very slow.

I would rather stick with my Mozilla Minefield
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Re: Internet Explorer 9 platform preview download available now
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2010, 08:25:40 PM »
I like playing SVG–oids

Internet Explorer 9 – Developer preview Overview
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Overall the preview of IE 9 is great , if this is what Microsoft is bringing out in future , it’s good bye other browsers for me
http://senseapplied.com/index.php/internet-explorer-9-developer-preview-overview/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=internet-explorer-9-developer-preview-overview

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Re: Internet Explorer 9 platform preview download available now
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2010, 04:46:16 AM »
This is really better than IE 8


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Re: Internet Explorer 9 platform preview download available now
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2010, 09:27:31 AM »
SAY GOODBYE TO WINDOWS XP FOREVER    :'(

Internet Explorer General Manager Dean Hachamovitch all but confirmed today that the next version of Microsoft's Web browser, Internet Explorer 9, will not be supported on Windows XP.

Hachamovitch stopped short of explicitly saying that XP would not be supported, but said that building a "modern browser" required a "modern operating system." IE9 will be heavily dependent on hardware acceleration, courtesy of its use of Direct2D and DirectWrite; neither API is available on Windows XP.

That IE9 would use these features has been known since last year's PDC, and so the lack of XP support should come as a surprise to few. Nonetheless, there are sure to be some who will gripe that the newest browser (not likely to hit until next year at the earliest) won't be available for a decade-old operating system.

http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2010/03/unsurprisingly-ie9-wont-be-supported-on-an-obsolete-os.ars

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Re: Internet Explorer 9 platform preview download available now
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2010, 09:37:20 AM »
 :'( so sad to me :'(
maybe i will wait until my comp not working anymore then put it in the junk yard
it cannot be upgraded :'(

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Re: Internet Explorer 9 platform preview download available now
« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2010, 09:50:33 AM »
@ bong2x

No need to worry.

Firefox future builds will surely support XP..... ;D

I am using Mozilla Minefield and it works on XP

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Re: Internet Explorer 9 platform preview download available now
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2010, 10:07:42 AM »
 ;D thank you chris!! im alive again!!!
Good to hear that :D
im thinking my comp become useless after a year :-\

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Re: Internet Explorer 9 platform preview download available now
« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2010, 10:45:46 AM »
:'( so sad to me :'(
maybe i will wait until my comp not working anymore then put it in the junk yard
it cannot be upgraded :'(

It will fit in with the other antiques there.  ;)

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Re: Internet Explorer 9 platform preview download available now
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2010, 03:31:54 PM »
good idea i build a museum and i put it as a highlight there!!! with name plate my first and longest life computer ;D
yokenny nice try ;D