Updating internet explorer 8
Click the “Check for Updates” button on the Windows Update portion of your Control Panel to get this going.
One of the things that drove much of this coverage was that it coincided with the end of support for Windows XP.
The reality is there have been a very small number of attacks based on this particular vulnerability and concerns were, frankly, overblown.
Unfortunately this is a sign of the times and this is not to say we don’t take these reports seriously. Just because this update is out now doesn’t mean you should stop thinking about getting off Windows XP and moving to a newer version of Windows and the latest version of Internet Explorer.
If you are on Windows 7, upgrade to Internet Explorer 11.
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Java Script / HTML, the Web Browser control and Windows' Internet Protocol Handler, and those features aren't included in any system updates that operating systems receive.
People who do not use the Microsoft Web browser may have ignored this news, but a warning from a Microsoft employee revealed that PC owners should be paying attention to what IE version they have installed.
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Check the boxes next to any updates that include Internet Explorer as part of the update name.
You can look for any optional Internet Explorer updates by clicking the Optional side-tab; if any updates are available, select them and then click Install.