We’ve been hearing that there is some confusion with how Windows Internet Explorer 8 is offered through Windows Update (WU) and Automatic Updates (AU), so we thought we’d post a little bit of information regarding this update.
WU and AU will not automatically install Internet Explorer 8. It can be installed just like any other interactive update in WU or AU. The update will be offered to you, and you can choose Install, Don’t Install or Ask me later. If you choose Don’t Install then it won’t be actively offered to you again, and it will become an Optional Update which you can manually install at some point in the future.
Why is it classified as an Important (or High Priority on XP) Update? This classification is used for updates that protect you from security or privacy threats, significantly improve the reliability of your PC, etc. There are many new security features in IE8 that protect you while browsing the Web, and this update is offered like other updates that have similar security implications, like the Microsoft Software Removal Toolkit (MSRT). For more information about how we classify updates, please visit the Windows Update Website on microsoft.com.
Hope this information is clear!
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I will work around this defect by disabling automatic installation. But that won't bring back my lost work. :-(
I installed 8 beta is the internet, but I do have what is causing problems again, I've deleted from 7 until you have to install a full version I do not want thank you for writing
Rolling out IE 8 using WSUS should be a silent install with no user interaction. Why is it necessary for all of my users to answer a software improvement question before IE 8 loads? I can get around your WSUS rollout if I spend time building an install with IEAK 8, test it, pilot it and then rollout it out but why do I need too when WSUS is available to me?
IT Departments use WSUS so that our users aren't impacted by software updates and so that we can install patches and updates with minimum user interaction.
8 I heard a few people at the moment the internet was not good as a beta version and then I'll wait a bit longer to install
one side was better than 8 in the Internet need to be updated was an installation microsoft a thank you thank you for your summer
7 windows inevitable mistakes, ie 8 out we were faced with was good thanks
8 is the development a little more of the internet browser has some problems, thanks for news
I installed the version of the internet version 8, but I encountered some problems I'm sure would be nice after correction
I have a little something, but a few internet version 8 to be considered are the problems they need to be corrected
8 According to the internet to hear good news for your future was going to install thank
microsoft internet was out but a nice 8 i here you got them done if the problem would be very good