Microsoft plans to launch its Internet Explorer 7 browser “within the next two weeks”, the company said at the Digital Life conference in New York.
The software developer previously had said that the application would be available some time in the second half of 2006.
Internet Explorer 7 will be bundled with the forthcoming Windows Vista operating systems and will be made available as a free download to Windows XP users.
The new browser promises an increased level of security by running in a protected mode that limits the software’s access to other data stored on the system. The application also comes with a built in phishing filter that prevents users from accessing known phishing websites.
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