Update the navigation program that is used every day to go on the Internet is fundamental in order to keep our computer safe and avoid the bad guys can exploit security holes present in older versions of these software. No matter what you do with your PC. If you use it for work or just for pleasure, if you save important data on it, or you care just a few video downloaded from the Internet. Viruses and cyber criminals can also affect you and it’s your duty to protect you.

This is the reason why today I want to explain how to update Internet Explorer the included browser “standard” in Windows, as sadly, is one of the favorite targets for criminals. I know, you’re not good with computers, but that does not matter. You will succeed the same, I assure you.

If you’re so interested in finding out what are the steps to take to be able to update Internet Explorer, I suggest you take a few minutes of free time, position yourself in front of your trusty PC and focus on reading the instructions here below . I am sure that eventually you will be able to tell you more than satisfied, and if necessary you will be well prepared and well ready to provide all necessary explanations to friends who want to receive a similar straight. What do you say, we bet?

Windows XP

If you use a computer equipped with Windows XP unfortunately you can not update Internet Explorer to the latest version available but you have to settle for installing the maximum number 8 is the latest version supported by this edition of operating system (which as you surely already know is no longer officially supported and should be replaced).

If you have not yet Internet Explorer 8, you can install it on your PC via Microsoft’s Automatic Updates service. As?

To begin click on Start button, went to All programs and select the icon of Windows Update from the menu that appears to access the site Microsoft Update . On the Web page that opens, click on the button Quick and wait for all available critical updates are available for your computer (the process could go on for a few minutes).

When the list of available updates, make sure that they are all selected (including Internet Explorer) and avviane installation before clicking on Check and install updates and then Install Updates . The computer will first download and then install all updates. At the end of the process may have to restart the system.

To verify that your version of Internet Explorer is the latest available for Windows XP (so the number 8), connected to Web site in Internet Explorer .

If you are experiencing difficulty installing the update, open the Control Panel from Start menu, click on the entry Switch to Classic View located in bar the left side and double-click the icon of automatic Updates . In the window that opens, put the check mark on the voice Automatic and click on OK to enable the automatic installation of updates on your PC.

Windows Vista and Windows 7

Come aggiornare Internet Explorer

If you use an animated PC Windows Vista or Windows 7 you can turn on automatic updating of Internet Explorer in a simple manner. Start your browser, click on the icon of ‘ gear located at the top right and select the item About Internet Explorer from the menu that appears. In the window that pops up, make sure there is a check mark next to Automatically install new versions of (and if not, add it immediately) and that’s it.

Alternatively and if you do not see the icon of ‘ gear at the top of the Internet Explorer window, you can contact the automatic update system of the operating system, or the aforementioned Windows Update . Let’s see how.

To begin with you must click on Start button, search for the term update in the bottom bar on the left and select the icon of Windows Update by the results research. In the window that opens, click on Check for Updates button and wait a few minutes for important updates are found available for your PC.

Click on the item and then xx important updates available make sure that all updates are selected (or just select those you care), and presses the button Install to start before the download and then install the available updates for both the operating system for IE.

To activate automatically install important updates for Windows and Internet Explorer (choice that I highly recommend), select the entry Change Settings from the sidebar of Windows Update, expand the drop-down menu important updates choose the option Install updates automatically and click OK to save the settings. Also make sure there is a checkmark next to the entry Download updates for Microsoft products and check the availability of optional Microsoft software when Windows Update .

To verify that your version of Internet Explorer is the latest available for Windows Vista or Windows 7, connected to official website of Internet Explorer .

Windows 8 / 8.x

Come aggiornare Internet Explorer

on Windows 8 / 8.x you can follow the same procedure with a view to upgrade Internet Explorer on Windows Vista and Windows 7 acting from the traditional control panel, or you can download the updates from Start screen . As?

Head to Start screen click on magnifying glass located at the top right and type, the box that shows you the term update . Then select the Windows Update settings from the search results. In the screen that opens, click on the button Check Now and wait a few minutes to be found the latest updates available for your system.

When the operation, press the Install button to start the installation of all important updates or click on the entry View Details and manually select the updates to install.

To set the automatic update of Windows 8 / 8.x, go to Start select PC Settings click Upgrade and Repair and then click on Windows Update . Next click on the entry Select how to install updates and sets the menu Important Updates on Install updates automatically .

To verify that the version of Internet Explorer installed on your PC Windows 8 / 8.x of the most recent, linked to official website of Internet Explorer . If you receive error messages from Windows Update and you can not check for updates for Internet Explorer and Windows, try following the instructions provided in my guide on Windows updates and should be able to solve the problem.

Windows 10

Come aggiornare Internet Explorer

With the release of Windows 10 the latest operating system from Microsoft, the Redmond company has decided to make available a new owner Web browser: Microsoft Edge . However IE is still available (although a bit hidden). Consequently, an operation to update Internet Explorer is also possible in this case. How?

In order to upgrade Internet Explorer on Windows 10, the first step that you must do is click on the search field adjacent to the taskbar, type internet explorer and click on the first result in the menu Start who went to open. Then click on the icon of ‘ gear located at the top right and select the item About Internet Explorer from the menu that appears. In the window that opens, be sure therefore that there is a check mark next to the item Automatically install new versions of (and otherwise appeared to Provide).

Or, even in the case of Windows 10 you can upgrade Internet Explorer by Windows Update . To do so, type windows update in the search field adjacent to the taskbar and click on the first search result you see in the menu Start .

In the window at this point going to open up, he presses on the item Advanced options then either click the menu under Select how to install updates and make sure you are l ‘option Automatic (recommended) (otherwise See to select it). also affix a check mark on the voice at the box Download updates for other Microsoft products during the Windows Update .

To verify that the version of Internet Explorer installed on your PC with Windows 10 is the most recent, linked to official website of Internet Explorer . If you receive error messages from Windows Update and you can not check for updates for Internet Explorer and Windows 10, try following the instructions provided in my guide on Windows updates that I reported to you in the previous rows.

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