I recently tried to download Internet Explorer 9, or “IE9″ for those of you who are hip to the scene (I don’t really know what “scene” that is). Attempts were made more than once, but it would never work. I even consulted an I.T. friend this weekend who, after evaluating the situation, came up with the conclusion that my computer is rejecting it for no good reason.
User error certainly came to mind before I got my I.T. friend involved. However, as sure as Aretha Franklin is able to correctly spell “respect” in a spelling bee competition, Mr. I.T. Friend was positive that there was no logical dang reason for IE9 not to work on my machine (then he started cursing Microsoft, weaving a tapestry of obscenities in two languages).
The age of the computer is not an issue; nor is there anything unusual about the setup or capabilities of my Sony laptop. Heck, I run IE8 (the least of the four browsers that I have loaded, I must admit). I was excited about trying out IE9, but it looks like it wasn’t meant to be, on my computer anyway.
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