Chapter 4. Internet Explorer 8.0

Internet Explorer 8 (IE 8) is filled with new features, and this chapter discusses them in detail. Accelerators, Web Slices, InPrivate Browsing, the SmartScreen Filter and more are explored.

IE 8: What Carries Over from IE7?

Microsoft has been taking a decent loss to Mozilla’s Firefox browser over the past few years. Many would admit that Firefox is the first thing they installed after installing their OS. Internet Explorer 7 (IE 7) was Microsoft’s first shot at redeeming itself, and it did a pretty decent job of that. IE 8 hopes to continue to push through the battle against ...

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