Internet Explorer 9 or IE9 is the latest browser released by Microsoft. For your information, Windows Internet Explorer 9 will only support Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7. According to Microsoft, IE9 had been downloaded 2.35 million times in the first 24 hours of release or equivalent to 27 downloads per second.
New Features of IE9:
1) IE9 supports for hardware acceleration
2) IE9 is fully compatible with Web Standards like HTML5
3) IE9 has better privacy controls than IE8.
4) IE9 has a slimmed-down interface where the design is less cluttered with toolbars and icons.
5) IE9 has a faster speed compared to IE8 in opening new Windows and tabs.
Internet Explorer 9 has added new feature calls “Tracking Protection Lists” to allow users control how their Internet viewing histories share with other websites. Therefore, users can stop browser from tracking your visited websites more easily.
Now you can download Internet Explorer 9 Standalone version from Microsoft Download Internet Explorer 9 website. Choose the language that matches your version of Windows. The downloaded IE9 installer is approximately 18MB. The installation of IE9 still needs internet connection as it needs to download some additional components.
Internet Explorer 9 System Requirements:
Computer/Processor – 1 Gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor.
Operating System – Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit) with Service Pack 2 or higher, Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 (32-bit or 64-bit) with Service Pack 2 or higher, Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit
Memory – 512 Megabytes (MB)
Display – Super VGA (800×600) or higher resolution monitor with 256 colors.
If you are an Internet Explorer user or existing IE8 user, I encourage you to upgrade current IE version to the latest IE9 to enjoy above advantages and enjoy the faster web browsing speed.