How do you install MSIE7 in Windows 7?
I need to install Internet Explorer 7 on my Windows 7 machine. How can this be done?
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You can't install Internet Explorer 7 but you can run it inside Internet Explorer 8 (as the rendering engine is bundled) by doing the following (NOTE: This method also works in IE 9):
Alternatively, you can download an installer for every Internet Explorer version from http://finalbuilds.edskes.net/iecollection.htm
You can't install it natively since Internet Explorer 8 is already part of Windows 7. But you can use the Virtual PC Image supplied by Microsoft for that purpose.
Another option would be to install Internet Explorer 7 within the Virtual XP mode, provided you have at least Windows 7 Professional.
While you can't install IE7 on a Windows 7 machine, there's a program called IETester which provides historical versions of the Trident rendering engine (the core of Internet Explorer). IE7 is included as one of those historical versions, so you'll be able to evaluate how a site renders, without needing to actually run IE7 itself.