How to Update Explorer 8

By WayneC

Although Internet Explorer 8 has several updated features over previous versions, Microsoft still releases updates for IE 8 as flaws and vulnerabilities are discovered. By accessing the official Microsoft Windows Update page, a user can download and install these updates for his version of IE 8.

Step 1

Open Internet Explorer, and go to the official Microsoft Windows Update page (see Resources).

Step 2

Click the "Express" button. It may take several minutes for the list of available updates to load.

Step 3

Look through the list of updates that appears. If there are any updates for Internet Explorer 8 available, they will be listed among them. Choose to download the updates.

Tips & Warnings

  • You may need to close and re-open Internet Explorer before the updates take effect.

References & Resources