With this update, IE7 now installs without WGA validation, offering a streamlined First Run Experience and includes some minor enhancements to the browser based on user feedback. The updated IE7 will be available on the Windows Download Center and the IE site at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/default.mspx in 8 initial languages. Additional languages will be added as they become available.
- With today’s “Installation and Availability Update,” Internet Explorer 7 installation will no longer require Windows Genuine Advantage validation and will be available to all Windows XP users.
- The menu bar is now visible by default.
- The Internet Explorer 7 online tour has updated how-to’s. Also, the “first-run” experience includes a new overview.
- We’ve included a new MSI installer that simplifies deployment for IT administrators in enterprises. Learn more about it here.
If you are not already running IE7, you can get it now from the Internet Explorer home page on Microsoft.com, get a customized version from a third-party site, or, if you haven’t already received it via Automatic Updates, this version will be delivered to you as we described previously. If you are already running IE7, you will not be offered IE7 again by Automatic Updates.
Internet Explorer 7 Update
The updation of menu bar being visible by default is welcome. It was irritating when one has to wait even for few sec. for menu bar to appear.
Here are the direct links for the downloads:
Toolkit to Disable Automatic Delivery of Internet Explorer 7 The Internet Explorer 7 Blocker Toolkit enables IT Administrators to disable automatic delivery of Internet Explorer 7 as a high-priority update via Automatic Updates and the Windows Update and Microsoft Update sites.
Update for Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP (KB928089) This update resolves a performance issue with the Phishing Filter.
Internet Explorer 7 Readiness Toolkit The Internet Explorer 7 Readiness Toolkit provides an easy way for any audience that is involved in the development, test, deployment or support of Web sites, extensions, and/or applications to prepare for Internet Explorer 7.
IEAK 7 RTM Download the Internet Explorer Administration Kit 7
Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows 64 bit Client/Server Download the latest version of the world's most popular Web browser.
Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 IA64 Download the latest version of the world's most popular Web browser.
Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP SP2 Download the latest version of the world's most popular Web browser.
Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 SP1 or Windows Server 2003 SP2 Download the latest version of the world's most popular Web browser.
ADM files for Internet Explorer 7 for Windows This page provides the Group Policy Administrative Template file for Internet Explorer 7 for Windows.