Small Business Dictionary

Internet Explorer

Windows Internet Explorer (IE), also known as Microsoft Internet Explorer, is one of the world’s most popular Web browsers. Developed by Microsoft for the Microsoft Windows operating system in 1995, Internet Explorer was once the favored browser of about 95% of computer users. Internet Explorer 8, running on Windows 7, is currently optimized for Bing and MSN. IE competitors include Google Chrome, Apple Safari, and Mozilla Firefox.