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Published: March 1, 2011 | Applies to:

This base article will help you to compare Internet Explorer version 7, 8, 9 according to official comparison points set by IE team.

Internet Explorer is improved in it’s version to version. Right from IE 6 to IE 9 we have seen a long chain of series. However the major improvements are observed in it version 7, 8 , 9. Here is the brief comparison of highlighted features in 7, 8, 9.

Compare Internet Explorer Version 7, 8, 9

Here are the features you can compare among these versions:

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Explorer 7

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Explorer 8

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Explorer 9

 

Performance improvements that can help you get work done quickly

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View and manage add-ons performance

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Fast startup and shutdown to allow more browsing time

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New JavaScript engine that loads pages faster and improves overall performance

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Full hardware acceleration for text, graphics, and video to provide a rich web experience

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Automatic notification when add-ons slow browser performance

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Fully hardware-accelerated HTML5 for rich web experiences

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Easy and intuitive browsing

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One-click access to common tasks and favorite sites

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Privacy settings put you in control of what information gets sent to search providers

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Suggested Sites and visual search suggestions

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Seamless web experience on Windows 7 with features like Jump Lists and taskbar previews

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Combined search and Address bar for easy searching or surfing

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Unobtrusive, informative messages that don’t interrupt your browsing

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Simplified browsing using fewer controls

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Increased webpage viewing area

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Enhanced tab experience with Tear-off tabs and Aero Snap

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Quick navigation to favorite sites from the Windows 7 taskbar

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Trusted

Helps protect against phishing attacks

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Corrects display problems with older sites

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Gives you better control over your browsing privacy and whether certain third-party websites can track your browsing activity

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Helps protect against socially engineered malware attacks

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Isolates crashes in one tab from all other tabs and automatically reloads crashed pages

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Helps protect against malicious cross-site scripting attacks

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Highlights domain names in the Address bar to alert you to potentially deceptive websites

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Resumes incomplete downloads after restarting

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Provides a single location to monitor and interact with the files you download

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Helps you monitor and manage your add-ons

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Tab recovery with messaging and prompting in the Notification Bar

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Thus hope it clears picture in your mind regarding various editions mentioned above for Internet Explorer.

That’s it!


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