IE7 is here – finally

Bill Gates and the boys have finally got around to releasing the 7th exciting installment in the Internet Explorer saga. IE7 follows much the same for

Bill Gates and the boys have finally got around to releasing the 7th exciting installment in the Internet Explorer saga. IE7 follows much the same form as the previous incarnations but has two particularly natty new features up its sleeve.Quick TabsAbout time MS added this, since trusty Firefox has had the feature for an age. Quick Tabs, however, let you save tabs as bookmarks and then view them as thumbnails whenever you wish. It also includes anti-phishing software that chimes in should you select a known, heavily spoofed website.Low RightsWindows Vista aficionados can avail themselves of a Low Rights mode that increases security over standard browsers. Essentially, the perfect way to ensure staff or family members don’t do anything they really shouldn’t. And after all, it’s about control, right?Alongside numerous other fixes, it appears that IE7 has just about brought the great Explorer back into line with the numerous other browsers out there. We knew MS was playing catch-up. But that’s all it seems to have done.

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