Microsoft Internet Explorer
If your computer does not currently use 128-bit encryption, simply follow the appropriate
Microsoft Internet Explorer - Windows
Supported Versions: 9.x or newer.
Recommended Version: 11.x
- Visit the Microsoft web site for
Internet Explorer for Windows (http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/).
- Click on the Download Now button to download the latest version of Internet Explorer
or choose an alternate version from the Latest Downloads list in the right-hand
column of links.
- Follow the download and install steps to save and download to disk. This process
can take anywhere from a few minutes to a couple of hours depending on your connection
to the Microsoft Web site, so we suggest you begin it when you have some time to
spare. You may want to write down the name and location of this file to ensure you
can find it later.
- Once the download is complete, exit your browser (by selecting the File menu item
from the top pull-down bar and choosing Exit).
- Install the software by double-clicking on the setup icon on your desktop or in
the location you saved the file named iesetup.exe or something similar.
- The Internet Explorer Installation wizard will walk you through the installation,
and then you will be ready to go.
- To verify that the 128-bit encryption is in place, start the new browser, select
the Help menu item from the top pull-down bar and choose About Internet Explorer...
- On the screen that appears, Windows users will see displayed the 128-bit cipher
Note: If you are running Windows 2000, installing the latest version
of Internet Explorer will not change the current level of encryption on your computer,
you will need to install the Windows 2000 High Encryption Pack. (Additional