Tuesday September 18th, 2001
We've got a new poll up, for your polling pleasure. It deals with the new Quick Launch feature, and we wanted to know what you think of it. If you think it's buggy, or have improvements, you can note that here, or in the poll's talkback. Poll away!
#23 Re: IE preloading
Wednesday September 19th, 2001 6:38 AM
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Erm. The simple answer is that yes, Microsoft have said that they did this. This is what it being integrated with the OS is all about. Lots of what you see in Windows (98 and beyond) is produced by the Internet Explorer engine. Your desktop is, as can be seen very clearly if you turn Active Desktop on, Windows Explorer is, help files are... There has been a whole lawsuit about them tying IE to the OS - and this is when IE is loaded into memory - when you start using these contentious parts (i.e. upon boot)...