If you’re the type that likes to look under the hood of your web browser, you can download the consumer preview for Windows 8, which includes the preview version of Internet Explorer 10.
Internet Explorer 10 includes an enhanced version of Protected Mode. Protected Mode is a feature of Internet Explorer that essentially blocks off parts of your computer to limit access in case you’re attacked by a virus or cybercriminal. Protected Mode has been around since 2006, but we’re always improving it.
Read about Enhanced Protected Mode in Internet Explorer 10.
Be warned that the preview version of Internet Explorer 10 is not for average computer users. If you think you might not be ready to test drive Internet Explorer 10, download Internet Explorer 9.
Review the security features in Internet Explorer 9.