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Internet Explorer 7 to be split from Windows Explorer.

March 22nd, 2006 by Patrick S

Back in the mid-1990s, security experts warned Microsoft that integrating a Web browser deeply into Windows was a mistake.

A decade and countless security vulnerabilities later, Microsoft is tacitly conceding the critics had it right. The new version of Internet Explorer to be released as part of the Vista version of Windows this fall — and separately for Windows XP — loses much of the privileged relationship with Windows that the Microsoft browser has long enjoyed.

In 2007 when Vista comes out Internet Explorer will no longer be intergrated with Windows Explorer

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  1. 10xOXR Says:

    Something that had me worried all those years ago ad now it’s finally fixed. Great news.