View Full Version : Internet Explorer 10 preview coming to Windows 7 semi-Luddites in mid-November

October 17th, 2012, 22:26
http://www.blogcdn.com/www.engadget.com/media/2011/04/4-12-11-ie10preview-1302792574.jpg (http://www.engadget.com/2012/10/17/internet-explorer-10-preview-coming-to-windows-7-in-mid-november/)For all of Microsoft's talk of Internet Explorer 10 (http://www.engadget.com/tag/InternetExplorer10/) on Windows 8, we've heard precious little about the Windows 7 version beyond the certainty that it was coming. Eventually. Someday. The company is partly putting that anxiety to bed with word that IE 10 should be available for the Metrophobic in mid-November, but only in a preview version -- a possible sign that Microsoft's Windows 8 RTM (http://www.engadget.com/2012/08/15/windows-8-rtm-whats-new/) deadline prevented the concurrent platform releases (http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/14/internet-explorer-9-launches-tonight-weve-got-your-early-look/) we've grown accustomed to in recent years. The team in Redmond is hinging its launch of a finished Windows 7 build on the feedback it gets, so we'd suggest that those willing to experiment with a new browser (but not a new OS) still give IE 10 a shot next month.