How To Tell What Version Of Internet Explorer You Have
With a few click of the mouse, you can tell what version of Internet Explorer you have. In August 1995, Microsoft originally released Internet Explorer 1.0. The history of Internet Explorer web browser from Microsoft has spanned over fifteen years. There have been eight major versions of Internet Explorer, each with a number of changes. Internet Explorer is usually installed with every Microsoft Windows computer. Version 8, the next Internet Explorer, is due out in 2012. Internet Explorer is also available for other platforms. In 1997, Microsoft signed a five-year agreement with Apple to develop for the Macintosh platform. Microsoft released the final Mac version, 5.0, on July 11, 2003, then stopped development. In 1998, Microsoftreleased Internet Explorer 4.0 for UNIX on Solaris and later in the 1998, a version for HP-UX.
To tell what version of Internet Explorer you have installed, you will need:
- A computer system
- Internet Explorer installed
- Start the Vista Operating System.
- Click the Start button on the taskbar.
- Select Programs.
- Select Internet Explorer from the Program menu.
- Once Internet Explorer has started, go to the menu bar of the browser and select Help.
- Select About Internet Explorer from the Help sub-menu. An About Internet Explorer box will appear. The Version, Cyber Strength, Product ID and Update Version are listed.