Microsoft Launched IE9 Beta

Get the news from one of my friend, Microsoft launched IE9 Beta last week, and if you google “IE9”, you will get a lot of news or even the download link for this new IE9.

Searching IE9 on Google

Clicking the first search result (, you will reach IE9 Beta page, where you can download IE9 and try out the new IE9. Download IE9 Click “Get the beta” to continue.

Download IE9

And the “Get it now”. Download IE9

Now, choose your language and operating system. Seems like this IE9 Beta is only for Window Vista and Window 7, I never try to install it on Window XP.Select operating system for IE9 After the download, double click to install. and simply follow the instruction on screen to continue.

Installing IE9

Then, the installation will complete and it ask me to restart my PC, it takes few minutes to restart, and finally the first time launch of IE9 at my PC.Set up IE9 The new IE9 look nice, simple, and also quite fast compare to the old IE8. In this new IE9, you can see that Microsoft removed the search box, and replacing all the settings and configuration using 3 simple icon, Home button, Favorites and Setting. This make it look much simple compare to the old IE8.


Screen capture of old IE8, for comparison


Some pages shown in IE9.

IE9 on IE9

Have a try!

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