Friday, September 19, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Android L To Support Encryption By Default
Microsoft Outlines Basic Elements Of Direct3D 12
New GeForce WHQL Driver Released
Panasonic and Leica Expand Partnership Agreement
Acer Brings 4K2K Displays With NVIDIA G-SYNC to The US
Order Your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Today
TSMC Acquires EUV Machines For 10nm Chips
Atmos Firmware Update for Pioneer Elite SC Receivers Coming this Month
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > General Computing > IE to S...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, December 15, 2011
IE to Start Automatic Upgrades Across Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7


Microsoft plans to automatically upgrade Windows users to the latest version of Internet Explorer available for their PC.

The company claims that the move "is an important step in helping to move the Web forward."

"Our goal is to make sure that Windows customers have the most up-to-date and safest browsing experience possible, with the best protections against malicious software such as malware," Microsoft said.

Microsoft will start updating in January for its customers in Australia and Brazil who have turned on automatic updating via Windows Update. Similar to the release of IE9 earlier this year, Microsoft will take a measured approach, scaling up over time.

For enterprise users who need more control over their software updates, Microsoft is offering the Internet Explorer 8 and Internet Explorer 9 Automatic Update Blocker toolkits, which prevent automatic upgrades of IE for Windows users who do not want them.

Future versions of IE will provide an option in the product for consumers to opt out of automatic upgrading, Microsoft added.

Google's Chrome browser is the only browser that currently upgrades to the next version without asking users for permission. Mozilla is also working on doing the same with Firefox.


Previous
Next
Sophos Underlines Risks Of Mistyping Websites' URLs        All News        Plextor Announces PLEXEASY DVD Burner for PC-Free Backup
Sophos Underlines Risks Of Mistyping Websites' URLs     General Computing News      Tech Execs Write Open Letter Opposing SOPA

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Releases New Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse, PC Accessories
Microsoft To Hold Next-generation Windows Event
Microsoft to Buy Minecraft maker Mojang
Microsoft To Drop The Nokia Branding
Microsoft Azure Media Services Adds Live streaming, Content Protection and Indexing Services
Microsoft Launches Delve For Office 365
Microsoft Updates MSN
China Gives Microsoft Deadline To Respond To Anti-trust Probe
China Probes Microsoft Over Web Browser And Media Player
FCC Filing Hints At a Microsoft Rival To Chromecast
Microsoft to Announce Windows 9 on September Event: report
Samsung, Microsoft Want To End Android Patent Dispute Soon

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .