How to Update Microsoft Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer has come a long way over the years. Each new version seems to offer some new features and generally there is a fix of problem that plagued a previous incarnation.


For example, the IE browser has launched a lot of expansions to Jscript which have been accepted by all other browsers. This adds the innerHTML property, which gives back the HTML string within the receiving HTTP reply. The designMode attribute of the contentDocument material allows rich text modifications of HTML documents. Some of these functions were not feasible until the launch of the W3C DOM techniques. The Ruby character expansion to HTML is also embraced as a module in W3C XHTML 1.1, even though it is not present in all the versions of the W3C HTML.


Microsoft presented numerous other features of Internet Explorer for consideration for the standardization by the W3C. These also add the characteristic of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), which link the HTML components with the Jscript characteristics like HTC and HTML components. The HTML+TIME profile includes media synchronization and timing support to the HTML documents which are very similar to the VML vector graphics and W3C XHTML+SMIL file format. However, VML was merged with PGML, which was proposed by Sun and Adobe, which results in the W3C-approved SVG format.


The IE browser makes use of the access capability of the Windows framework. The Internet Explorer web browser is also for FTP, which is a user interface with the operations that are very like that of Windows Explorer. The Visual Basic Application is not backed up, but is accessible through the extension iMacros. Later versions feature tabbed browsing and pop-up blocking. The tabbed browsing can also be included in earlier version by setting up the MSN toolbar or the Yahoo toolbar.


Here are the steps to update Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch Internet Explorer by double-clicking on the IE icon on the desktop.
  2. Click on "Tools" in the menu bar and then click on "Windows Update." This will then bring you to the Microsoft Windows Update page.
  3. Click on "Custom" the moment the page opens up.
  4. Look and see to it that the box beside the update for Internet Explorer is checked.
  5. Click on "Review" and "Install Updates."
  6. Exit the window.

Here are the steps on how to download from the Microsoft website:

  1. Launch Internet Explorer by double clicking on the IE icon on the desktop.
  2. On the address bar, type in www.microsoft.com and then hit the enter key.
  3. Look for Internet Explorer.
  4. Click on download the file.
  5. Open the directory in which the file was saved.
  6. Follow the directions the installation gives you.

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