Microsoft Will he come back in the race for browsers? The question then arises that the publisher released this Wednesday evening, the first beta of Internet Explorer 9. The software is available for download in French for Windows Vista and 7 (see box). As expected, there will be no version for Windows XP.
The versions ” technical previews ” presented in recent months strongly implied the better browser for Microsoft, definitely faster and more standards-compliant Web. The short presentation of the beta, broadcast live Wednesday evening, and our first tests confirm this. Microsoft has unveiled the new features of its software. First observation : The interface is minimalist to leave a maximum space sites. The address bar is restrained and flanked on the right button labeled three (home, favorites and tools ). It does remind you not Google Chrome ? The editor does, however, innovative in offering new or improved features than its competitors. Small inventory.
A beta unquestionably faster
Microsoft has kept its promise IE9 is much faster than its predecessor, IE8. Does it match its competitors? Hard to say at this point. Installed on different machines in the drafting of 01net. This first beta has been quite satisfactory. But some of us have experienced the “crash” quite significant on their PC ( Windows 7 32 -bit ), a browser that freezes, or even a computer that crashes, requiring a restart. Some of our followers on Twitter have confirmed the order. ” Back live with firefox for my part! ” explains Tsubasa @.
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