Free Upgrade

  misog 15:57 03 Jan 2008

I have received a e-mail from Microsoft offering a FREE update to Internet Explorer 7. I get errors when I try to install it which is not surprising as I am using Windows ME.
I wonder if they are also going to offer me a free update to XP/Vista so I can take them up on their free Internet Explorer offer.

  €dstowe 16:07 03 Jan 2008

No harm in asking!

  Clapton is God 16:08 03 Jan 2008

I find it very odd that you, apparently, got an e-mail of this type purporting to be from MS.

IE7 is freely available just by visiting the MS Update site.

  aine 16:44 03 Jan 2008

I believe there is a small upgrade for IE7, it is for uses of XP only

  grumpygramp 17:25 03 Jan 2008

I also got an email offering IE7 which I have been using for ages .So they are a bit late.

  wee eddie 18:19 03 Jan 2008

I assumed that it was Spam and deleted it.

IE7 is free in the first place, so to advertise a Free Upgrade struck me as highly suspicious.

  misog 18:42 03 Jan 2008

There is nowt free in life . It would cost me £90

  Miros 07:21 04 Jan 2008

There has been an update to IE7 Pro for XP this morning.
For details of IE7 Pro click here

  Miros 07:23 04 Jan 2008

I updated with no problems but you are warned to shut down IE7 before installing.

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