Linked by vodoomoth on Mon 27th Sep 2010 13:10 UTC
Internet Explorer Microsoft has "set up and removed" having Windows 7 Service Pack 1 as a prerequisite to running (or, more correctly, "installing") IE9, in the space of just 2 days.
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RE: the relevant bit is here
by Brunis on Tue 28th Sep 2010 10:35 UTC in reply to "the relevant bit is here"
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"Microsoft has made many fixes to the Direct2D and Media Foundation APIs that the new browser heavily depends on

They are using bleeding edge directx stuff, and dx11 is windows 7 only.

And we're back to the "..and dx11 requires win7 because it's impossible to access your graphics hardware otherwise!" ..

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