Microsoft has finally released the long due and highly awaited Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 with a promise that the browser brings with it improved performance, better security, enhanced privacy, with greater support for open web standards and particularly HTML5.
The support offered for the initial release of Windows 7 by Microsoft will end soon, on 9 April and users are strongly advised to upgrade to service pack 1 (SP1) in order to benefit further from tech assistance and receive security updates.
Microsoft upped its security ante with Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) in Windows 7 and Windows 8 but, it seems that this mechanism to preventing hackers from jumping to a known memory location can be bypassed as a hacker has released a brilliant yet simple trick to circumvent the protection.
Microsoft is just about ready to deliver the final version of its latest browsers for Windows 7 – Internet Explorer 10.
Microsoft has announced that it will launch a preview version of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 sometime next month.
Windows 7 has managed to dethrone Windows XP as the world’s most popular desktop operating system with a market share of 42.76% as per last month’s report from Net Applications.