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Windows 7: Internet Explorer 9 Available now!

15 Mar 2011   #81
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I'm posting from it right now. It's working extremely well, has no issues with any plug-ins I had installed previously, and hasn't had any trouble interacting with my SharePoint sites, either.


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15 Mar 2011   #82
Fayla

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit SP1
 
 

Not without a registry hack probably. I don't think any release of IE for Window's 7 will ever allow this to happen.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
IE 9 64 Bit still cannot be set as the default browser?
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15 Mar 2011   #83
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
The restart caught me by surprise, especially since it didn't 'fully' restart.


(No, I never used the RC)
The rendering engine for IE is used to display content for Explorer and the help system as possibly several other internal systems. Did you notice that the IE install completely shut down your desktop during install?

So yes, a restart is required to completely replace the old html renderer with the new one since parts of it are base OS components.
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15 Mar 2011   #84
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

So far IE9 RTM is working well in the limited testing I've been able to give it.

One thing they did not "fix" from the RC that will bother me forever is the popup at the bottom of the page. I get one with "This site has been modified to prevent cross site scripting" on like half the pages I visit and that notice is WAY too large and covers a good portion of the bottom of the page. :P

If they really wanted to CONSTANTLY be giving me "status" then they should have just implemented a status bar at the bottom that took up much less space, and the ability to hide it I don't care about it's cross site modification notices.
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15 Mar 2011   #85
DBone

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

The download went well for me over the RC version. However, now at idle, my machine is using a little more RAM then with the RC. I haven't been able to pinpoint the reason, but I see about 50mg's more then before and 4% higher readings in task manager.

I downloaded it so my machine is current, but I won't use it, as IE9 isn't even close to Chrome. It's not really a knock on IE9, but rather a compliment on just how good Chrome is.
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15 Mar 2011   #86
mick823

Win 7 Professional and Windows 8 Professional
 
 

A noticeable increase in speed on my Mini with an Atom and 2GB. A thumbs up in that category. The back button? A definite thumbs down. It may be a minor detail as far as function but it looks like crap from a visual standpoint. I can't believe this wasn't fixed for the final version.
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15 Mar 2011   #87
SevenNerd

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

My IE9 install went something like this...

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15 Mar 2011   #88
Orbital Shark

 
 

I'm sure there are a few of us that are truely happy for you
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15 Mar 2011   #89
Karln

Windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oreo27 View Post
So is this available via Windows Updates or will I have to download this manually?
No, in Windows Update he are always 2, 3 days of delay
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15 Mar 2011   #90
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Can anyone tell me if it is possible to merge the min-max-close buttons with the address/tab bar, so that the UI is slimmer? I see no reason for those 3 buttons to for the UI to be so fat.
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