Exciting news out of a grey, wet Redmond today from the IE team! IE7.0 starts it’s rolling release today!
And now from the WSUS team…..Internet Explorer 7.0 for English clients will be available for WSUS server synchronization from Microsoft Update starting Wednesday, November 1, 2006. This release will be available in other languages over the next few months. IE7.0 will be classified as an Update Rollup for WSUS servers and will be approximately 15MB in size. IE7.0 will be available for Windows XP SP2, Windows XP 64-bit Edition, and Windows Server 2003 SP1 systems.
* An important note: IE7.0 will not be available to SUS 1.0 or SUS 1.0/SP1 servers, which will be at the end of their support lifecycle on December 6, 2006.
For more information on IE 7.0, see: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/default.mspx
For more information on the Automatic Updates distribution of IE 7.0 see: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/updatemanagement/windowsupdate/ie7announcement.mspx
For more information on testing and deploying IE7.0, download the IE 7.0 Readiness Toolkit at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=D13EE10D-2718-47F1-AA86-1E32D526383D&displaylang=en