Platform: Windows XP
Number of downloads: 40289
The brand new version of Internet Explorer ships with a new and enhanced user-interface, supporting tabbed browser amongst other features. Security has been enhanced so that it protects against malicious software, the theft of personal data (through online phishing sites). Other improvements include better and more modern support for CSS and general web design.
Many people were worried about using Internet Explorer 6 for secure web browsing. Tons of additional security features are to be found in the latest release. You can opt out of ActiveX controls, you're presented with an extensive security status bar so you can see exactly if the web site is secure, you now have the facility to quickly delete your surfing history (so other people can't see what sites you've previously visited) and parental controls to stop access to particular websites.
The latest version does not require windows genuine advantage, the menu bar is now visable by default and it includes a number of minor bug fixes.