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Internet Explorer 9 (IE9): Problems after Download?

If you’re a fan of Internet Explorer, you probably won’t need us to tell you that Microsoft has just put the download for Internet Explorer 9 online on one of their websites within the last few hours. We want to hear of any problems you’ve had either installing the software, or afterwards whilst using it.

If you haven’t downloaded IE9 yet, you can do so over at Microsoft’s Beauty of the Web page here. It’s only available for PC users at the moment and you may be disappointed to hear that Windows XP is not supported, only Windows 7, Vista, and Windows Server 2008 for the time being.

Aside from a completely revamped User Interface, Internet Explorer 9 will benefit from much faster overall performance thanks to a brand new javascript engine called Chakra. You’ll also get a security-enabled download manager, address bar search and many more features.

While there may not be any noticable problems with IE9 now since the download has only been up for a few hours, it is inevitable that problems and bugs will filter out in the coming weeks, so if you notice anything serious with the software that you feel we should know about, leave us a comment below.

Our only problem with Internet Explorer 9 right now, is that Mac is not supported at the moment. We’re hoping that Microsoft is planning to change this though since it’s in their best interests to make it available on all operating systems.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

Comments

  • I can not log into Gmail with standard view. Says to me that I need to enable x. (I enabled it, but I still do not allow the use of the standard view. It tells me activating Active x. What can I do to enable Active X to collaborate?

  • IE 9 seems to be extremely unstable. I spend most of my time online now waiting for IE9 to restart. It constantly crashes…..doesn’t work with FB very well..and goodness…I don’t know where they get the idea it is faster!!!ok

  • Francis076

    After installing IE9 (W7):
    Unable to Install OOo 3.3.0. – Error 1330. Plenty of others too. Solutions?
    Unable to Login to Web Mail – Error SearchApp.
    Obviously not usable under these conditions!

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