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Download Internet Explorer optimized for Guardian.Download IE8 optimised for Guardian and benefit from these great features in one click from your favourites bar.

This browser includes each of the add-ons listed below.If you already have Internet Explorer 8 installed, click the "Download Now" link above to get them all.

Accelerators

Simply highlight some text from any web page and then click on the blue Accelerators icon that appears above your selection to obtain driving directions, translate and define words, email content to others, start shopping, and more.

Web Slices

Using Web Slices, you can keep up with updated sites directly from the Favorites Bar. If a Web Slice is available on a page, a green Web Slices icon will appear in the upper-right hand corner of the browser. You can then easily add them to the Favorites Bar!

Search Providers

Now you can type a search term and see real-time, relevant search suggestions from your chosen search provider. Click on a suggestion at any time to immediately execute the search without having to type the entire word or phrase.

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