IE10 to ship with Windows 8?

Microsoft may have just taken the wrapping paper off of IE9, but the IE10 rumors are already starting to surface. The latest, and possibly first, IE10 rumor says that it will ship with Windows 8.

This information comes from Win7China, who also provided some of the first legitimate Windows 8 screenshots. Because they potentially have a solid source of information, this rumor holds a bit of weight. They also state that IE10 is already in Windows 8 M3, but we have yet to confirm that information.

The idea of including IE10 with Windows 8 seems logical. Considering that IE9 just launched, if the rumored Windows 8 launch days are correct, the browser would be well over a year old when Windows 8 finally ships to the consumer. Other than this little bit of information, not much else is known about IE10.

There have been a lot of leaks surrounding Windows 8 over the past few weeks. While we have yet to see the new dynamic interface in the new platform, 'Aero Lite' has shown the general direction Microsoft is taking with the Windows 8 UI.

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allwynd said,

where is the official gallery? show me that there are 1-2 addons that are like WOT, so what i didnt knew? show me the proper adblocking one?


http://ieaddons.com/
As Greywolf already posted, WOT already exists for IE: http://www.mywot.com/en/download/ie
IE also has a built in SmartScreen filter.
https://easylist.adblockplus.org/en/
Same block list that ABP uses. Just click the IE9 link on that page and you're done.

Seriously, atleast do some research before you post. You're making yourself look like a moron.

floopy said,

http://ieaddons.com/
As Greywolf already posted, WOT already exists for IE: http://www.mywot.com/en/download/ie
IE also has a built in SmartScreen filter.
https://easylist.adblockplus.org/en/
Same block list that ABP uses. Just click the IE9 link on that page and you're done.

Seriously, atleast do some research before you post. You're making yourself look like a moron.

to tell you the truth, at some point i considered making IE 9 my main and when i do something like that i try all there is

i know about this gallery, its just that it has so much useless addons that i never thought it was the official one, rather than some fanmade one, but ok, IE has its gallery and now has support for modern web technologies, for me its still behind Chrome and Firefox, even behind Opera regarding features, as i said, IE targets the type of auditory that never asks "what if" and they dont mind having IE as they think its the only one, i respect people who know a lot about computers their choice to use IE as their main, even if they know well other browsers, but for me IE will always drag behind

Google is a huge company, they will push Chrome to beat IE9 at html5 and other support
Firefox has kept its market share over the years, there must be a reason, its in their interest to keep it up, so both with Chrome they will be ahead again, i cant say when, but thats how it will be and it wll again be a ridiculous situation how people will still use IE9 although its lacks lots of stuff (in at least 1 year time)

its just destined to be like that

allwynd said,
IE9 isnt anything special, it just so happened that MS learned a lesson that they cant ship crippled browsers anymore that have no support for modern web standards, thus IE9 was born, yet it lacks lot of features, like addons (Firefox, Chrome, Maxhton, Opera, Safari)

i dont know how you people use your browsers, but before i made my account i read that some of you actually plan to use IE9, i cant imagine how can you use such a limited browser with no addons, no ADBlocking, no custom download manager like DTA! no Web Of Trust.. no nothing... what the hell?

(snipped)


How did people ever use the Internet before Firefox's add-ons in 2004? I forgot, the Internet was inaccessible before extensions.

Nidoking said,

How did people ever use the Internet before Firefox's add-ons in 2004? I forgot, the Internet was inaccessible before extensions.

indeed you finally get the idea :>

Nidoking said,

How did people ever use the Internet before Firefox's add-ons in 2004? I forgot, the Internet was inaccessible before extensions.

indeed you finally get the idea :>

allwynd said,

to tell you the truth, at some point i considered making IE 9 my main and when i do something like that i try all there is

i know about this gallery, its just that it has so much useless addons that i never thought it was the official one, rather than some fanmade one, but ok, IE has its gallery and now has support for modern web technologies, for me its still behind Chrome and Firefox, even behind Opera regarding features, as i said, IE targets the type of auditory that never asks "what if" and they dont mind having IE as they think its the only one, i respect people who know a lot about computers their choice to use IE as their main, even if they know well other browsers, but for me IE will always drag behind

Google is a huge company, they will push Chrome to beat IE9 at html5 and other support
Firefox has kept its market share over the years, there must be a reason, its in their interest to keep it up, so both with Chrome they will be ahead again, i cant say when, but thats how it will be and it wll again be a ridiculous situation how people will still use IE9 although its lacks lots of stuff (in at least 1 year time)

its just destined to be like that

lol anti-MS fanboy detected?
IE drags behind, it was ahead at the time they released IE8 by far, but never caught so much 'popularity' because its IE. As you do, many people spread around allot of bull about addons and functionality.
Tell me what IE cant do what Chrome and FF can?

allwynd said,

indeed you finally get the idea :>


IE has had addons well before FF existed. just FYI

I hope they read the suggestions on the connect site, in particular the suggestions about the GUI.
IE9.0 works very well here, depending on the website better than chrome (e.g. sites with flash games), but the GUI need some work and new ideas.

apowers said,
IE9 should come in Windows 7 SP2 by default. Period.

Stay up to date in security maintaining your applications up to date so they work with recent browsers even if it costs money because in the long run, if someone hacks your systems, you are ****ed (this is directed at businesses).


MS doesnt force browser upgrades. its 'optional' due to cooperate environments and compatibility.

if the rumored Windows 8 launch days are correct, the browser would be well over a year old when Windows 8 finally ships to the consumer.

As long as MS updates IE9 to compete with other browsers and remains current, then there should be no pain with IE9 during the build up to Win8/IE10.

...and while WMP 12 is the best player and uses the fewer resources, I'd like version 13 with some more file types support.

Windows 8 with IE10 and WMP13! Ideal! Both with the best HWA implementation!

I'd like not to depend anymore on third party codecs or whatever...

I really think they are pushing Windows8 a bit too fast, this shouldn't be released till 2014 considering how stable and fast the performance is with Windows 7 at this point. Simple update additions can bump Win7's performance up if need be for the time being.

sava700 said,
I really think they are pushing Windows8 a bit too fast, this shouldn't be released till 2014 considering how stable and fast the performance is with Windows 7 at this point. Simple update additions can bump Win7's performance up if need be for the time being.

What's the problem with a 2-3 year release schedule? I don't see people complaining over Apple releasing new versions of OSX every 1-2 years.

Microsoft NEEDS to push out Windows versions regularly or we'll see a XP-Vista fiasco again.

floopy said,

What's the problem with a 2-3 year release schedule? I don't see people complaining over Apple releasing new versions of OSX every 1-2 years.

Microsoft NEEDS to push out Windows versions regularly or we'll see a XP-Vista fiasco again.

Actually, the fact that they needed to release it instead of waiting even more years was the problem with Vista. They could have spent another couple of years fixing Longhorn's bugs, but they chose to axe the project entirely, & release a rushed version of XP that, although has less bugs than Longhorn, still had many cuz it was rushed.

'Course, that's Apple for ya. MSFT needed to compete as Apple was preparing Leopard...

But, whatever, I agree with a 2-3 year release schedule.

MASTER260 said,

Actually, the fact that they needed to release it instead of waiting even more years was the problem with Vista. They could have spent another couple of years fixing Longhorn's bugs, but they chose to axe the project entirely, & release a rushed version of XP that, although has less bugs than Longhorn, still had many cuz it was rushed.

'Course, that's Apple for ya. MSFT needed to compete as Apple was preparing Leopard...

But, whatever, I agree with a 2-3 year release schedule.


Windows XP was codenamed Whistler, not Longhorn.
Windows XP was not rushed into release. It was ready in 64bit well before release. Due to consumer market running 32bit hardware, they rewrote Windows XP back to 32bit, this was done in a rush (which is why before SP1 Windows XP was utter crap)
And from Longhorn to Vista was neither done in a rush.

tuxplorer said,
The version number actually says 10 in M3? If these sites leak screenshots, they're already breaking NDAs. Why not leak a build or two?

Because the builds are traceable to small group of people, contrary to what people think it isn't the wallpaper as well and is much deeper than that so for now, only screenshots (if that).

I dont know about IE10, but WMP13 could finally get native support for MKA,MKV,OGG, OGM, FLAC, WebM + SRT, ASS, SSA and SUB..

Microsoft is really eager to push our new versions all the time... What's the big difference, between like IE version seven and nine?

Tpiom said,
Microsoft is really eager to push our new versions all the time... What's the big difference, between like IE version seven and nine?

Support for web-open font specification.

A completely new rendering engine based on the HTML5 and ECMAScript specs. The ECMAScript (JavaScript) engine compiles the JScript to native code for faster execution. The ECMAScript compiler actually optimizes the code removing unnecessary function calls, etc.

The rendering engine also supports hardware acceleration via the GPU for blazingly fast html based animations/transitions, etc.

A more modular design allowing for the components that do the heavy lifting in web surfing to be updated independently, allowing for the inclusion of new CSS/HTML/JS elements as specifications are ratified.

A re-vamped compatability mode that actually makes sites designed for ie6 usable in ie9.

Just to name a few differences.

dotf said,

Support for web-open font specification.

A completely new rendering engine based on the HTML5 and ECMAScript specs. The ECMAScript (JavaScript) engine compiles the JScript to native code for faster execution. The ECMAScript compiler actually optimizes the code removing unnecessary function calls, etc.

The rendering engine also supports hardware acceleration via the GPU for blazingly fast html based animations/transitions, etc.

A more modular design allowing for the components that do the heavy lifting in web surfing to be updated independently, allowing for the inclusion of new CSS/HTML/JS elements as specifications are ratified.

A re-vamped compatability mode that actually makes sites designed for ie6 usable in ie9.

Just to name a few differences.


1: its still the Trident Engine.
2: Compatibility mode is still godawfull.

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