Updating internet explorer 6 to 7
I would like to thank my colleagues Bruce Burrell, Nick Fitz Gerald and David Harley for their contributions to this article.
pdate" which will display the Microsoft Windows Update web page.
Under the title "Select Software" click the blue "Show Installed Updates" button. Scroll down the list and check any applicable critical and security updates.
Confirm your selections on the "Download Checklist" web page.
On the next page click the gray "Download Now" button.
(At the time of this writing, Internet Explorer 5.5 was the latest version). Close your browser and locate the newly saved file on your PC Desktop.
Only one supported Windows desktop operating system receives a reprieve from Microsoft’s diktat: the much-disparaged Windows Vista.
Since Internet Explorer 11 was never made available for it, Internet Explorer 9 remains the sole supported version of Internet Explorer for this operating system.
Choose "Install Now - Typical set of components" and click "Next". At this point an installation progress window will appear while the upgrade proceeds for several minutes. When the upgrade is complete, select "Yes" to restart your computer.
With more of a whimper than a bang, Microsoft has followed up on its August 2014 promise to end support for older versions of Internet Explorer.
As of today (January 12th, 2016), Microsoft will no longer offer support and security updates for several versions of Internet Explorer running on various versions of Windows.
Internet Explorer 6.0 was the web browser included with Microsoft Windows XP in 2001.
If the computer does not have the latest version of Internet Explorer installed for its version of Windows, try running Windows Update to perform a manual install of it.
To launch Windows Update, type “ You may also want to install any other updates, patches or service packs that are available.