Here's our Internet Explorer Tip for.. May 27, 1999
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IE5 - Download Only What You Really Want
Download only what you really want or need. The installation requirements for Internet Explorer 5.0 have changed somewhat from 4.0, and the most obvious change is in the Minimum install size, it's been pared down to the point where a "browser only" install can be as small as 6.2Mb - that's quite a difference. For your convenience, we've created a table that details exactly what components are available for the three different installation types - Mimimal (M), Typical (T) and Full (F).

Check this table to see exactly what components are available for the three different installation types - Minimal (M), Typical (T) and Full (F).

Also, here's a quick rundown of the approximate installation sizes:

Also, here's a quick rundown of the approximate installation sizes:

  

  • Minimal Install = 7.5Mb   
  • Typical Install = 17.2Mb   
  • Full Install = 29.0Mb   
  • Entire Package (including all Language Support) = 141.2Mb

    Click here for a complete listing and brief descriptions of all IE5 tools installed with a Full Install.

    Internet Explorer 5.0 Components
    Type Components Size
    MTFInternet Explorer 5 Web Browser6.2Mb
    MTFOffline Browsing Pack0.4Mb
    MTFInternet Explorer Help0.3Mb
    FMicrosoft virtual machine4.4Mb
    TFInternet Connection Wizard0.4Mb
    TFInternet Explorer Core Fonts0.7Mb
    TFDynamic HTML Data Binding2.2Mb
    TFInternet Explorer Browsing Enhancements0.2Mb
    Communication Components
    FNetMeeting2.1Mb
    TFOutlook Express1.4Mb
    FChat 2.51.6Mb
    Multimedia Components
    TFWindows Media Player1.1Mb
    TFWindows Media Player Codecs0.4Mb
    TFMedia Player RealNetwork Support0.2Mb
    TFDirectAnimation0.8Mb
    TFVector Graphics Rendering (VML)0.7Mb
    TFAOL ART Image Format Support0.2Mb
     Macromedia Shockwave1.4Mb
     Macromedia Flash Player0.1Mb
    Web Authoring Components
    FFrontPage Express1.3Mb
     Web Publishing Wizard0.4Mb
    FWeb Folders1.1Mb
    MTFVisual Basic Scripting Support0.3Mb
    FAdditional Web Fonts0.6Mb
    Additional Components
    FWallet0.7Mb
    Multi-Language Support
    TLanguage Auto-Selection0.1Mb
     Japanese Text Display Support2.7Mb
     Japanese Text Input Support6.4Mb
     Korean Text Display Support2.2Mb
     Korean Text Input Support2.4Mb
     Pan-European Text Display Support1.4Mb
     Chinese (Traditional) Text Display Support3.9Mb
     Chinese (Traditional) Text Input Support4.5Mb
     Chinese (Simplified) Text Display Support2.7Mb
     Chinese (Simplified) Text Input Support4.8Mb
     Vietnamese Text Display Support0.5Mb
     Hebrew Text Display Support0.4Mb
     Arabic Text Display Support0.4Mb
     Thai Text Display Support0.7Mb