[sf-lug] IEs4Linux

Nathan Hoover nathan at foo-o-rama.com
Thu Jan 24 22:05:16 PST 2008

FWIW you can do your return with TurboTax through their website, and it has
the advantage of saving the returns in the site so you have access to past
years' returns hassle free.

The default for IE when you install it is to take you to the Microsoft
website and ask if you'd like to set your home page, etc. to theirs and
prompt you to download and install Windows Update. So, you may have IE
successfully installed and just be at that "runonce.aspx"  page on


On 1/24/08, Alex Kleider <a_kleider at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- bobbie sellers <bliss at california.com> wrote:
> >
> >       Maybe your Windows  system is set to download updates of the
> > software?
> >       IE is up to version 7 which I refuse to use on my dual boot as it
> > usually resets the firewall.  Once I couldn't get online after MS
> > sent
> > me version 7.
> >
> My Windows system is _very_ old (2000) and hasn't been updated for
> years. I only turn it on when I am on call and my only alternative
> would be to haul myself over to the shop and use a computer there.
> (That's not quite true: I need it to run turbotax as well.)
> What I'm asking about here is running IE on a linux box with a
> reasonable amount of muscle: 1991 GHz and 1 gig of ram.
> If I could do this, I could throw away the windows computer or more
> likely reformat it into a Linux machine.
> (But I would have to find an alternative way to do my taxes.)
> TMI? probably.
> a_kleider at yahoo.com
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