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IE Assistant for Windows

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Key Details of IE Assistant

  • Enhance your IE browser with a toolbar and ability to save Web pages as images.
  • Last updated on November 7, 2008
  • There have been 7 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


Editors' Review

Download.com staff

There's some value in this IE add-on that clears surfing traces and saves Web files and images, but it doesn't seem to match the publisher's estimation.

IE Assistant's simple toolbar consists of two icons, one to access the features and one to access the brief Help file. There are three main features: Save to Image for grabbing Web screenshots, List Resources for showing files on a Web page, and IE Sweeper to clean traces and remove browser elements, such as toolbars. The features worked well for the most part, but it frequently seemed to duplicate capabilities already found in IE or in Windows-standard accessories. In our tests, IE Assistant wasn't able to grab a screenshot of a whole Web page if you had to scroll to reach the bottom. It was a little better at downloading files, if only because it grabbed all of the possibilities from the page by category, including images, MP3s, and flash files, but the preview pane never displayed anything for our testers. You just check the ones you want to download. Of course, you'll need a different program to open the files (IE Sweeper only gives you a way to download them). The trace cleaning tools duplicated those found in recent versions of IE.

You can accomplish most of what IE Assistant offers with pre-existing Windows and browser tools. All in all, we weren't compelled to pay for what this short seven-day trial version showed us.


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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
January 10, 2006
Latest update
November 7, 2008
Version
2.3.3-build-109
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 10, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT
Additional Requirements
Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server, Internet Explorer 5
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
666
Downloads Last Week
0

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User Reviews

4/5

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Developer's Description

Enhance your IE browser with a toolbar and ability to save Web pages as images.
IE Assistant is an add-on for Internet Explorer that enables you to save images, Flash, media files and other resources from the current Web page. It also allows you to create a full-size scrolled screenshot of the entire page, or just the visible area and save it as JPG file. IE Assistant also lets you customize some aspects of IE, clean your browsing history, and remove entries from the IE toolbar, right-click menu, and BHO.