Microsoft IE8 browser downloads recorded

Source: Internet
Author: User
Tags microsoft website

Microsoft officially released the IE 8 browser software, which involves more than 20 languages including simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese. Official Windows users will be able to download IE8 for free from the Microsoft website. Previously, Microsoft conducted a public test on IE8 for about one year.

It is understood that in the eight hours provided for download in March 20, the number of IE8 downloads has exceeded 12 million, exceeding the record of last June downloads within 24 hours after the release of Firefox's new browser in 8 million.

Microsoft said that IE8 can run on Windows Vista and Windows XP. IE8 will replace IE7. According to a recent survey by IT consultancy JancoAssociates, the IE market share is 72.2% %, far higher than Firefox's 17.2% %. Google Chrome's market share is 2.8% %, while Apple's Safari market share is less than 1% %.

New features in IE8 include right-clicking a link or other web functions to directly access maps, blogs, or other websites. Users can also enter keywords in the address bar, IE8 displays the websites that have accessed the keyword. IE8 also enhances security features. For example, if you want to download content from a malicious website, IE8 will remind you to pay attention to security.

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