Is Internet Explorer 10 suitable for Vista ?

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Is internet explorer 10 suitable for Vista?


I am a little concerned after reading so many articles about Windows 8, and the fact that my laptop is not a touch-screen driven device, do you think it will be a problem if I upgrade my computer ??






Thank you for posting your question in Microsoft Community.


From the issue descriptions, it seems that you want to know whether Internet Explorer 10 is compatible for Windows Vista operating system and to know if you can upgrade your computer to Windows 8 operating system.


I will help you in solving your doubts.


To help you to resolve the issue, I would appreciate if you could answer the following question:


. What is the make and model of your laptop?


I am sorry to say you that Internet Explorer 10 cannot be installed on a Windows Vista operating system.


Internet Explorer 10 is by default present in Windows 8 and can be installed in Windows 7 32-bit or 64-bit with Service Pack 1 (SP1) or higher operating system with the below system requirements.


Internet Explorer system requirements:


You can install Windows 8 operating system on a non-touch screen driven device, provided your laptop meets the Windows 8 system requirements and by running Windows 8 Upgrade assistant on your computer.


You need to check whether your computer meets Windows 8 system requirements from the below link.


Windows 8 system requirements:


If your laptop meets the system requirements, then you can run Upgrade assistant.


Before upgrading to Windows 8, we recommend that you run the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant. It scans your current PC to see if it is ready for Windows 8 and then provides a compatibility report and optional steps for you to buy, download, and install Windows 8.


Upgrade to Windows 8:


I hope the above information helps you.


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In future if you come across any issues regarding Windows, please feel free to post your query here on Microsoft Community, we will be more than happy to assist you.

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Last updated May 11, 2020 Views 21,068 Applies to: