You might want to update Internet Explorer for any of several different reasons. Maybe you heard that Microsoft released a new version of the browser and you'd like to try it out. You'll need to update Internet Explorer to do that.
Perhaps you're dealing with a problem with Internet Explorer and other troubleshooting steps haven't worked. In many cases like this, you can update IE and the problem may go away.
Regardless the reason, it's very easy to update Internet Explorer.
The latest version of Internet Explorer is IE9. You can download Internet Explorer 9 from Microsoft here.
That's really all there is to it. Just download the installation file from Microsoft and then run the program.
Another option is to check Windows Update. Most of the time, the newest IE release will be listed there, usually as an optional update.
Internet Explorer will update automatically, keeping all of your favorites, cookies, form history, and saved passwords intact.
You do not need to uninstall your current version of IE to update Internet Explorer.
Important: You should only update Internet Explorer from Microsoft. Several legitimate websites offer Internet Explorer downloads but many not-so-legitimate websites also do. Your best bet is to update Internet Explorer directly from the browser's developer - Microsoft.
Having problems updating Internet Explorer?
Feel free to ask for help in the PC Support Forum. Let us know exactly the problem you're having with the IE update, what Windows operating system you're using, the version of IE you have now and the one you're trying up upgrade to.