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Internet Explorer after Slimming Diet Plan

It seems like Internet Explorer, the built-in browser of Window operating system, had gone through slimming programs! You should check out the latest in the IE7 line, the pre-release RC1. Its very slim and sexy! I mean seriously it's sexy. Though it lacks some important features, it finally has the one special feature that was stealing its popularity by other software - Tabbed Browsing!

And the interface is very cleaned up having only a few important buttons as compared to BIG size toolbars full of buttons in the previous versions. Moreover the softwares like Maxthon Browser and Avant Browser have even more buttons in toolbars than Internet Explorer 6 by default. I really like this new IE, and I'm blogging this from IE7 RC1. So far the pre-release version has not caused any problem. (If you're not an experienced computer user, refrain from installing beta or pre-release software.)

People are already suggesting some important features missing, and I voted for them. I hope they implement the suggestions in the release version. You should check this new version of IE. Seriously cool!

Comments

  1. sexy huh? wat exactly do u think sexy is?
    is it pretty?
    is it beautiful?
    is it right?


    no. sexy is kind of like a guy or girl dressing to impress if u catch my drift. no offence but honestly u should not as a christian use that word like that...it makes people who thought of u as a christian see something different than pretty..to say a girl is sexy does that refer that she has nice prety hair?NO and niether does it meen that a internet thing looks cool. please dont use that owrd like that again..it really surprises me to hear that from some1 who calls themself a Christian.

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  2. Please forgive me, dearest Anomymous commentator! As per your command, I have edited my post and removed the "owrd" (word).

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  3. Update: I put back the original word in the blog post. There's nothing wrong with using the word "sexy"... it's just a word.

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  4. Oh, and I'm not a Christian.

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