Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 for Windows 3.x
This HPC:Factor Internet Explorer Distribution provides the highest level of
Microsoft browser technology for Windows 3.1, 3.11, Windows For Workgroups (Cumulatively
known as Win16), Windows NT 3.51 Workstation and Windows NT 3.51 Server.
These downloads are no longer actively supported by Microsoft
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 (5.0.913.2200)
HPC Factor provides distributions of Internet Explorer for Win16 purely for the benefit of our users. Handheld PC's cannot be synchronised with Windows 16-bit systems. Windows NT 3.51 while not a 16-bit system, but a 32-bit one does not support any specific 32-bit Microsoft Internet Explorer distribution. The only officially released Internet Explorer release for NT 3 is based around 16-bit code
This download will update the technologies of Windows 16-bit to the highest possible version. Providing Java Virtual Machine support along side Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, system updates, driver updates and a new Dial-up networking (stack dialler*) module.
* The Internet Explorer Stack Dialler is available for Windows 3.1, 3.11 and Windows For Workgroups only. Under NT 3.51 you should configure RAS Services.
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Download & Install
Your computer must have an active Internet Connection to download the setup files from the HPC:Factor servers. If you need to download the Internet Explorer Setup files before Installation, so you can distribute locally or burn to CD, please begin the setup process on any Windows PC and select Download Only when prompted.
Click here to see a short video overview of the installation process.
To Install Internet Explorer for Win16:
The MSIE Installer program is 882KB and will fit on a High Density Floppy disk.
Note: If you are only presented with the Coxion download server during installation please see CESDS0125 for information on a workaround.
There are a number of updates and add-ins available for Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 for Win16 including security enhancements.
For post install critical patches, bug-fixes, add-ons & updates - Click Here
If you experience any problems with the install process, i.e. receive File Not found errors from the installer or Unable to connect to Download Server errors please contact us so that we can resolve the problem
All Internet Explorer distributions have minor HPC Factor customisations. These customisations are limited to a small group of predefined Internet Favourites and branding changes which, if required, can be deleted by the end user.