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October 6, 2006

Getting ready for Internet Explorer 7

Posted by David Hunter at 10:05 PM ET.

The Microsoft Internet Explorer Weblog reminds us that IE7 Is Coming This Month…Are you Ready?

The final release of IE7 is fast approaching … and I mean really fast … and will be delivered to customers via Automatic Updates a few weeks after it’s available for download. We want to ensure that you are ready and the information below will help get you there.

Hit the link for the details, but if the prospect of a forced update gives your organization the willies, there’s help:

Organizations that are using Automatic Updates in their environments can block the AU deployment of IE7.  For more details check out the “Options for Blocking Automatic Delivery” section of our Automatic Delivery of Internet Explorer 7 article.

If your “organization” is just you, the solution is simply to decline the IE7 update until you’re ready.

Filed under IE7, Internet Explorer, Microsoft

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One Response to “Getting ready for Internet Explorer 7”

  1. WMP 11 due on Oct. 24, IE7 in two weeks -- Microsoft News Tracker Says:

    [...] Paul Krevs at Neowin points to a Microsoft blog post that claims that IE7 will be available Oct. 18 and pushed via Automatic Update on Nov. 1. We’ve mentioned the Internet Explorer 7 release previously here with some advice on blocking it if you’re hesitant about accepting it as an Automatic Update. [...]

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