If you’ve tried installing IE8 Beta 2 onto a machine that already had IE8 Beta 1 on it then you’ll have seen the following message:
Install Windows Internet Explorer 8
A previous build of Internet Explorer 8 is already installed on your computer. You must remove it before installing the latest version of Internet Explorer 8
You may have then gone to the “Programs and Features” icon in the Control panel (if you’re on Windows Vista) and expected to see Internet Explorer listed there.
Note: On Windows XP you’d have gone to “Add Remove Programs” in the Control Panel.
You’d have been disappointed though as Internet Explorer 8 is actually listed under “view installed updates” hyperlink at the top right hand side of the “Programs and Features” applet in Control Panel (on Vista).
The following screen shot was taken from Windows Vista – you can see “Windows Internet Explorer 8” listed under “Microsoft Windows”: