It was first released as part of the add-on package Plus! Later versions were available as free downloads, or in service packs, and included in the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) service releases of Windows 95 and later versions of Windows. This came after Microsoft used bundling to win the first browser war against Netscape, which was the dominant browser in the 1990s.Its usage share has since declined with the launch of Firefox (2004) and Google Chrome (2008), and with the growing popularity of operating systems such as mac OS, Linux, i OS and Android that do not run Internet Explorer.
Main articles: Internet Explorer version history § Early versions, Internet Explorer 1, Internet Explorer 2, Internet Explorer 3, Internet Explorer 4, Internet Explorer 5, Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, and Internet Explorer 8 The first version of Internet Explorer, Microsoft Internet Explorer (later referred to as Internet Explorer 1) made its debut on August 16, 1995. Gaia has 2,352,536,993 articles posted with 29,898,681 registered users.commonly abbreviated IE or MSIE) is a series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and included in the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, starting in 1995.when i first used it everything was fine, but when I came to change the pages for an update they didn't change I managed to get it too work eventually but I had to remove it and reinstall it. Now I've come to update it again and its still not updating.what am I doing wrong, I'm putting all the files in the www folder and restarting apache.