Internet Explorer is one of the most popular web browsers that all windows users have it installed already in their computers. Internet Explorer is a product of Microsoft Corporation. This web browser lets user to search faster, easier and safer with many features like: Accelerators, Search suggestions, Visual suggestions, Better Find On Page, Increased performance, Smarter Address Bar, Web Slices, Compatibility View, Enhanced tabbed browsing, Improved favorites and history management, Redesigned New Tab page, Improved Zoom, A better back button, Stay safer online, SmartScreen, Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Filter, Click-jacking prevention, Domain highlighting, Data Execution Prevention, InPrivate Browsing, InPrivate Filtering, Enhanced delete browsing history, and Automatic crash recovery.
Internet Explorer is available for Windows platform only. This web browser website is available to download from Microsoft website.
Internet Explorer has three main features: Faster, Easier, and Safer feature.
Faster Highlight Features
Accelerators – Helps user quickly perform their everyday browsing tasks without navigating to other websites to get things done.
Search Suggestions – Offers relevant suggestions as user types words into the search box to help save time.
Visual Suggestions – Internet Explorer 8 is partnering with top search providers like Bing, Wikipedia, Yahoo!, Amazon, and more to deliver visual suggestions that provide user with immediate answers.
Better Find On Page – Comes with a completely redesigned Find On Page toolbar.
Increased Performance – The software loads pages fast and instantly gets user started on what they want to do next by using a powerful new tab page.
Smarter Address Bar – Lets user recall sites they have already visited based on their entry. It searches across their History, Favorites, and RSS Feeds, displaying matches from the website address or any part of the URL.
Easier Highlight Features
Web Slices – Lets user keep up with frequently updated sites directly from the new Favorites Bar.
Compatibility View – Some websites may not yet be ready for the new browser, so it lets user display the website as viewed in Internet Explorer 7.
Enhanced Tabbed Browsing – The software comes with Tab Groups, which make tabbed browsing easier.
Improved Favorites and History Management – Comes with Enhanced Favorites Bar, One Click Favorites, RSS feeds on Favorites Bar, History sorting and History searching.
Redesigned New Tab page – New Tab now can use an accelerator, browser with InPrivate, reopen closed tabs, and reopen their last browsing session.
Improved Zoom – The software intelligently relays out the page content and eliminating the need to scroll left and right.
A better Back Button – When user hits the back button, more pages will behave the way they expect.
Safer Highlight Features
Stay Safer Online – Helps protect user from today’s threats, including malware and phishing, as well as emerging threats that can compromise user’s computer without their knowledge.
SmartScreen – Helps protect user from evolving web and social engineering threats. If the SmartScreen filter detects a malicious website, it will block the entire site.
Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Filter – Helps protect user from potential cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and disables harmful scripts.
Click-jacking Prevention – Allows website developers to protect their sites from these kinds of attacks by preventing their legitimate pages from being “framed.”
Domain Highlighting – Lets user more easily interpret web addresses (URLs) to help them avoid deceptive and phishing sites that attempt to trick them with misleading addresses.
Data Execution Prevention (DEP) – Helps user prevent damage to their computer from viruses and other security threats by preventing certain types of code from writing to executable memory space.
InPrivate Browsing – Helps prevent user’s browsing history, temporary Internet files, form data, cookies, and usernames and passwords from being retained by the browser, leaving no evidence of their browsing or search history.
InPrivate Filtering – Provides user an added level of control and choice about the information that third party websites can potentially use to track browsing activity.
Enhanced Delete Browsing History – User can choose to preserve cookies and temporary Internet files for sites in your Favorites folder. This helps to protect user’s information and privacy while preserving their data on their trusted favorite sites.
Automatic Crash Recovery – If a website or add-on causes a tab to crash, only that tab is affected. If one or more of user’s tabs unexpectedly closes or crashes, their tabs are automatically reloaded and they are returned to the site they were on before the crash.