Internet Explorer 11 (also known as MSIE11 and IE11) — is the eleventh and final version of the browser Internet Explorer developed by Microsoft. For the first time this version became available June 26, 2013 and was intended to replace Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8.1. A month later, IE11 also became available for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. About 2 years later (exactly July 29, 2015) was released the 11.0.10240.16384 version, which allows you to install Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10.
Today, IE11 is the latest version of Internet Explorer for Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10, and since this browser is an important component of the Windows, for properly working of operating system and other applications, it is strongly recommended that you install Internet Explorer 11. It is worth noting, that Internet Explorer 12 will not released out — in its place came the browser Microsoft Edge, but it is available only for Windows 10.
If you have a 32-bit version of Windows, download the installer IE11-Windows6.1-x64-en-us.exe. It should still be noted that when you install Internet Explorer 11 will be installed all necessary updates for the browser to work properly.
How to install Internet Explorer 11
- First, make sure that you are using Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10.
- Download installer IE11-Windows6.1-x64-en-us.exe — this is the official English installer of Internet Explorer 11. Then, run the installer by double-clicking on it.
- Installing Internet Explorer 11 does not require any action by the user — just need to wait until installers does setup and update the system. In some cases, IE11 may require access to the Internet in order to download additional files.
- Once installation is complete, be sure to restart your computer.
Wrong version of Internet Explorer installer If the following error appears during browser installation «Wrong version of Internet Explorer installer. This version of setup doesn't support your Windows system type (32-bit/64-bit)», means you have 32-bit version of the OS and to install Internet Explorer 11, you need to download file IE11-Windows6.1-x86-en-us.exe.
Not a valid Win32 application
If running installer you encounter the following error «IE-REDIST.EXE is not a valid Win32 application», you’re using an older version of operating systems. Please mind that IE11 is supported only by Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. For Windows XP should be used Internet Explorer 8
, while for Windows Vista — Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 11 in other languages
Internet Explorer 11 is available in the following languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, and Ukrainian. To download IE11 in the desired language, go to the page: Download Internet Explorer 11 (Offline installer)