Although Microsoft Edge takes the place of Internet Explorer 11 slowly but surely, at least in Windows 10, Internet Explorer is still used by many people. Many companies have not updated their operating systems and web applications and should continue to use Internet Explorer. If you are using an older version of Internet Explorer, updating it to the latest available version is highly recommended. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to download and install Internet Explorer 11 on a Windows computer, regardless of whether you’re using Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. Let’s start:
NOTE: In this guide, we first cover Windows 7, Windows 10, and Windows 8.1. Scroll down to the section that interests you, depending on which version of Windows you’re using.
How to install Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 7 through Windows Update
Another way is to type Windows Update in the Start Menu search box and click or click the appropriate search result.
In the Windows Update window, check the latest updates by clicking the “Check for updates” link on the right.
Once the search is complete, open the list of optional updates. In it, you should see an update that is named Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7. Select it, and then click OK.
To start the installation process, you must click the Install Updates button. For more information about installing updates, read this article: Check for updates for Windows, learn what they’re doing, and block people you do not need.
Installation starts after you download Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 and any other updates that you have selected.
This streamlined installation ends in a few minutes, and after a while, you are prompted to restart Windows to complete the entire process. The necessary files and services can not be updated if the system still uses them. Press the “Restart Now” button from the Windows Update window and wait for the computer to restart.
Once you have finished, an Internet Explorer 11 shortcut is created on the taskbar.
Now your “new” web browser:
How to install Internet Explorer 11 as a stand-alone download
It is also possible to download Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 and install it manually on your computer.
You must first go to the official download page using any browser you have at your disposal. Select the language you want to use, and then click Download.
If you are using a browser that is not an older version of Internet Explorer (such as version 9 or 10), you will need to select Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 that you want to download and install. This situation also appears if you access the download page for the offline installer. Here, you can find an alphabetical list of languages, and you can choose between 32-bit or 64-bit versions.
You receive a 53.3 MB executable file, which is installed offline and not just a file download.
Then, you must run the downloaded installer. You receive a separate prompt, which prompts you to confirm that you want to install Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7. How important is Microsoft-ish, right? Click Install.
Wait until the installation is finished. You are then prompted to restart your computer. Be sure to save all your ongoing work and then press the “Restart Now” button.
After you restart Windows, you must install Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 on your computer.
How about using Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10?
If you are using one of these operating systems, the good news is that Internet Explorer 11 is already installed by default. In other words, you already have, so you do not have to install it. All you have to do is find it and use it.
In Windows 8.1, the fastest way to run Internet Explorer 11 is to click or click its shortcut from the taskbar.
If you prefer the comprehensive application of Internet Explorer 11, you can run it with a click or a click on the Live Internet Explorer panel from the start screen.
In Windows 10, the default Web browser is Microsoft Edge, which replaces the older version of Internet Explorer 11. However, Internet Explorer 11 is still available for use due to compatibility reasons. If you need it, the quick way to open Internet Explorer 11 is to use the Cortana search box from the taskbar. Enter the words “Internet Exp