- Windows 7 users can now download Internet Explorer 11, the final and version released by Microsoft.
- Follow our thorough instructions to download internet explorer 11 86 bit for Windows 7.
- If you already have Internet Explorer on your PC, check our method to learn how to update it.
- Microsoft released Internet Explorer 11 for multiple versions of Windows.
The long wait for Windows 7 users has finally ended – Internet Explorer 11 is finally here and you can follow the links from below to download the RTM version to your 32 or 64-bit version of Windows 7.
The preview version of Internet Explorer 11 has been released in June, last year, but Microsoft’s browser has been officially launched along with the Windows 8.1 introduction.
Actually, for those who don’t know, Internet Explorer 11 is included by default in Windows 8.1 and comes with a lot of optimization for touchscreens.
But Windows 7 still remains the world’s number one operating system, so the release of the RTM version of Internet Explorer 11 is going to be taken by storm by Windows 7 users.
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How do I download Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7?
1. Download Internet Explorer 11 from the official site
If you don’t already have any version of Windows Explorer installed on your Windows, you can simply download it.
Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 is available to be downloaded in 95 languages from Microsoft’s official site.
Microsoft said the following:
With this final release, IE11 brings the same leading standards support–with improved performance, security, privacy, and reliability that consumers enjoy on Windows 8.1—to Windows 7 customers.
Microsoft also said that the final release of Internet Explorer 11 is 30 percent faster than the other browsers on the market:
On Windows 7, IE11 is 9% faster than IE10, which is nearly 30% faster than the nearest competitive browser. The opportunities continue for HTML5 to make both websites and applications better. Those opportunities are exciting for everyone on the Web. Like IE11 on Windows 8.1, this release brings high performance HTML5 development to Windows 7.
The downloads are made available for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and also for Windows Server 2008 RT Service Pack 1.
2. Use the Windows Updater
- Open the Windows Start Button.
- Type Update in the search box, select Windows Update from the results, then press Enter.
- Click Change Settings on the left pane.
- On Important Updates, select that you want them.
- Then, under Recommended Updates, select that you want them delivered to you the same way as the Important Updates.
Fortunately, for those who already have an old version of Internet Explorer installed on their Operating System, there is an easier way.
If you have Windows Update ticked to deliver automatic updates, then you will get the latest version automatically. Make sure to enable the automatic updates by following the aforementioned steps.
In December 2014, Internet Explorer 11 became World’s No. 1 most used browser as it was the default browser for Windows 8.1, and many users upgraded from Windows 8 to 8.1 and Windows 10.
Many issues occurred after this upgrade. Be sure that if you have any problems with IE 11 you can always find a fix on our website.
Editor's Note: This article was originally published in November 2013 and was revamped and updated in January 2021 for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.