Internet Explorer 7.0 Beta 2 Public Preview

Internet Explorer 7.0 Beta 2 Public Preview

Hey IE Lovers,

Microsoft has just released the Internet Explorer 7.0 Beta 2 Public Preview.

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Evaluation of Internet Explorer 7 should start now, but the software should not be used on production systems in mission-critical environments. Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 Preview will only run on Windows® XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) systems, but will ultimately be available for Windows Vista, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, and Windows Server 2003.

I am getting an error stating that msfeeds.dll cannot be found. What do I do?

Some anti-spyware and anti-virus software is known to interfere with IE7’s ability to install. We do not recommend disabling these programs and if the steps below don’t help you, we recommend that you wait until a future release in which we hope to have addressed the problem. Please don’t hesitate to send feedback (via newsgroups, email, or the feedback reporting tool) and let us know which software programs are causing this problem so we can be sure to follow up with them.

The most common cause is permissions being set to read only for certain entries in the Windows registry. This has been discussed in microsoft.public.internetexplorer.general newsgroup (accessible through the web here) by Stephen Anacker. He gave this workaround for the problem:

This happened because the permissions on a registry key has been changed. On install we archive all the keys which involves both reading and writing to the keys. Some application has changed the permissions on the .tif and .tiff registry keys to not allow administrator full control over the key. What we need to do is change the permissions to allow the administrator to right and archive the key. This is the workaround, it involves changing registry keys so do this at your own risk.

1. Go to Start then “Run” type “regedit” in the run box and enter.
2. In regedit expand HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT in the left pane and the scroll down to the entry “.tif”
3. Right click on the entry in the left pane, select “permissions…”
4. In the permissions box select the “administrators” group.
5. Click on the “Advanced” button at the lower right.
6. Select administrators and click edit.
7. In the next dialogue check to allow box for “full control”.
8. Repeat this with the .tiff key
9. Save and close.
10. Install IE7

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