Windows Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 (5346.5)

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  1. NetRyder

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  2. Sazar

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    Re: Windows Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 Preview

    So how do you install this thing?

    Uninstall? And then what?

    :) I have only ie7 installed right now I think.
     
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    You have to un-install previous versions of ie7 before new versions can be installed.

    I may have to play with this when I get home.
     
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    :D
     
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    That's encouraging :)
     
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    I just installed in on my desktop running XP x64. First IE 7 build running on this machine, and everything seems to be working well.
     
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    Have you or anyone else notice that security warnings seem to slide down the screen a bit slow, instead of a smooth render?

    Just to clarify, if you visit a page that requires an ActiveX control to be installed, you get that warning right underneath the address bar. It seems to kind of fall down instead of sliding?
     
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    yay! i'll finaly be able to run this at home.

    i.e. is actualy growing on me a lot over the last few months, i've been using it at work quite a lot, i love the rss feeds integration
     
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    Saz...

     
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    Beta 2 is much more refined. A lot nicer. Faster.

    I'll have to install on my box at home and test moire in depth.
     
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    It's giving me all kinds of issues right now.

    It has reverted to ie6 but it's borked. Dl's are all screwed up so I can't even dl ie7.

    Will play around with it when I get back home today.
     
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    Got round the damn thing.

    Took long enough.

    I HATE crap like this but c'est la vie.

    My tip, if anyone else has a fubar'd IE install for the beta, hopefully you have dl'd the .exe coz if not, the busted module links will NOT allow you to dl anything.

    :)
     
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    I had problems uninstalling the first preview. By removing a registry key it looks to prior to the install fixed my issue.
     
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    Well I'm loving the beta 2 version now that I have it installed.

    Graphical fubar's fixed, the button's don't look like crap and it is indeed faster.

    I like the new tab thinger, though I might simply have not noticed it before.
     
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    New version much much better, I'm starting to like, but stillll..
     
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    ^^^^^But still what?

    I think this is a great improvement from previous beta 2 "previews" - only thing I have had a chance to notice so far is that it is MUCH faster :)
     
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    but still, I'm with Mozilla
     
  18. madmatt

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    The new version is defiantly faster and more refined (as I said above). The new icons for Favorites and Add are better, too. They also fixed the missing image from the download complete dialog.
     
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    I don't have any tabs?? Nothing shows? yes there enabled
     
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    I think the Favorites are really sweet in this edition. I love how after you click one the menu collapses again, giving you all the real estate possible for browsing :)

    You can't compare IE7 Beta 2 to Mozilla, as that is a beta and an RTM release.