Solved

What is the IC for in IE version number 8.0.7600.16385IC  ?

Posted on 2011-02-19
3
2,325 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I just wonder what teh IC in version numbers like 8.0.7600.16385IC for Internet Explorer means as I have two systems (one Windows 7, one Windows 2008 R2) with identical version numbers *except* for the IC, i.e. Windows 2008R2 shows 8.0.7600.16385 (whereas up-to-date versions e.g. for XP are totally different - as expected for a different bracnch).
So what does IC mean? (It reminds me of "I. C. Wiener", Fry's Pizza prank customer in Futurama)
0
Comment
Question by:thehagman
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
andreizz earned 125 total points
ID: 34934097
The version number has the following format:

major version.minor version.build number.sub-build number XX

XX is normally blank, but can contain a two letter string, if the installation of Internet Explorer 5.x was customized using the IEAK (Microsoft Internet Explorer Administration Kit) :

IC = Internet Content Provider
IS = Internet Service Provider
CO = Corporate Administrator
0
 
LVL 20

Author Comment

by:thehagman
ID: 34934413
Oh, I see. But whatI understand (after googling IEAK) is thatthere is no *essential* difference between xxxx and xxxxIC, right?
(Just trying to confirm because I observed a layout problem with an IC version today that did not occur with the base version of identical major.moinor.build.subbuild)
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:andreizz
ID: 34934450
That's an IEAK customized version, possibly for the user's Home Page
and other features...

don't really think there's a diffrence..
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

SSL stands for “Secure Sockets Layer” and an SSL certificate is a critical component to keeping your website safe, secured, and compliant. Any ecommerce website must have an SSL certificate to ensure the safe handling of sensitive information like…
If you get continual lockouts after changing your Active Directory password, there are several possible reasons.  Two of the most common are using other devices to access your email and stored passwords in the credential manager of windows.
The viewer will learn how to successfully download and install the SARDU utility on Windows 7, without downloading adware.
Shows how to create a shortcut to site-search Experts Exchange using Google in the Chrome browser. This eliminates the need to type out site:experts-exchange.com whenever you want to search the site. Launch the Search Engine Menu: In chrome, via you…

749 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question