In order to help web designers and web developers test their websites in older versions of IE, Microsoft provided following VHD with Windows set up with specified version of IE, with updated security patches and few modifications to the operating system.
These images are specifically designed to run on Virtual PC, and may or mayn't work in other hosting environments. The username and password for these images is contained in the read me. This download page contains 5 different VPC images:
- Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP SP3
- Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP SP3
- Internet Explorer 8 on Windows XP SP3
- Internet Explorer 7 on Windows Vista SP1
- Internet Explorer 8 on Windows Vista SP1
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