Lesson 9. Discover Internet Explorer 7

Goals

Find your way around Internet Explorer 7’s new layout

Take full advantage of tabbed browsing

Keep up with frequently updated Web sites via RSS

Surf the Web more safely and securely

Get better printing out of IE7

When it released Internet Explorer 6 in 2001, Microsoft clearly had won the hard-fought browser wars, rendering the previous champ, Netscape, irrelevant. By its earlier bundling of the browser with its Windows operating system, the company made it unnecessary to use anything else.

The move may have served as a knockout blow, but it had unintended consequences. Microsoft was sued by state and federal officials, accused of violating antitrust laws by the initial bundling in Windows 98. And because ...

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