Windows Internet Explorer 9 was released on March 14, 2011. This version of IE is not tied to the release schedule of any particular version of Windows. Since IE2, it is the first version which is not bundled with any Win OS.
Internet Explorer 9 for Windows XP is not available. XP users are advised to use Internet Explorer 8. This is last version of Internet Explorer to be supported on Windows Vista.
Internet Explorer 9 system requirements
- Computer with a 1 gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor.
- Windows Vista 32-bit with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or higher, Windows Vista 64-bit with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or higher
- Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit or higher
- Windows Server 2008 32-bit with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or higher, Windows Server 2008 64-bit with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or higher, Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit
- Windows Vista 32-bit/64bit – 512 MB
- Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit – 512 MB
- Windows Server 2008 32-bit/64-bit/R2 64-bit – 512 MB
Hard Drive Space
- Windows Vista 32-bit – 70 MB, Windows Vista 64-bit – 120 MB
- Windows 7 32-bit – 70 MB,W indows 7 64-bit – 120 MB
- Windows Server 2008 32-bit – 150 MB, Windows Server 2008 64-bit – 200 MB, Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit – 200 MB
- Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher-resolution monitor with 256 colors
- Modem or Internet connection
- Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse, or compatible pointing device