A hotfix available for download from Microsoft is designed to kick Internet Explorer browser definition files in the .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 and in the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 up a notch in order to make ASP.NET recognize the latest browser releases, including Internet Explorer 10.
Users need to be running one of the following operating systems in order to apply the fix: Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1).
As some users might be aware of, IE10 will only be supported on Windows 7 and Windows...
It might seem impossible to believe, but Windows Vista is drawing to the end of its short, unhappy life. Under Microsoft’s official product lifecycle, the mainstream support phase for Windows Vista will end in less than one year, on April 10, 2012—five years, two months, and 16 days after it became generally available on January 25, 2007. (For business editions, there’s an extended support period that lasts another five years, guaranteeing security अपडेट्स until 2017.)
I don’t expect there to be any great outcry when Vista fades away. But knowing that end-of-life तारीख, दिनांक helps answer one...
Microsoft claims that its recently released browser, Internet Explorer 9, is the most energy efficient amongst its rivals.
The software giant has been measuring browser power consumption and has churned out some interesting results. “We measure power consumption across six scenarios. These scenarios cover both todays HTML4 based Web and the HTML5 based Web applications of tomorrow. We allow each scenario to run for 7 मिनटों and look at the average power consumption over that duration,” says Walter VonKoch, Internet Explorer performance program manager.