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Windows Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

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  • Version: 8.0
  • Category: Update
  • Language: English

Internet Explorer 8. Faster, Easier, More Private, and More Secure.

  • Internet Explorer 8 is the latest version of the familiar web browser you are most comfortable using, helping you get everything you want from the web faster, easier, more privately and securely than ever before.

    • Faster Internet Explorer 8 is more responsive with new pages and tabs, opening up fast and reliably. You can now get to the information you care about most, in fewer steps; one click access to your webmail, favorite news sites or other online services.
    • Easier Reduce the steps to accomplish many common tasks, and automate your access to real time information updates. You can keep track of your favorite sports team, news, weather with a single click.
    • More Private Helps protect your privacy and confidential information where ever you go on the web.
    • More Secure Helps protect and stop malicious software from reaching your PC, and makes it easier to detect when a website is an imposter.


    Support for IE8 can be received by visiting the Internet Explorer Newsgroup to discuss issues, or by contacting Customer Support Services.

    If you use a screen reader, please consult the Internet Explorer 8 release notes before downloading.

Files

Status: Deleted

This download is no longer available on microsoft.com. The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.

FileSHA1 HashSize
IE8-WindowsVista-x86-ENU.exef9fc5c21a91696538bee18bbcbcb85a1ed74f7bf13.28 MB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Vista Service Pack 1

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