IE7 Users No Longer Can Change The Background

Jul 12, 2012 • 8:05 am | comments (3) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine

Over two years ago, Google added a way for users to customize the background of That feature has been upgraded and improved over the years.

But as of yesterday, Internet Explorer 7 users can no longer customize the background of Google. Instead, if they want a custom background, they should upgrade to IE8 or IE9 or switch to Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

Albert from the Google team said in a Google Web Search Help thread:

Apologies for the late reply! We are no longer able to provide support for background images for Internet Explorer 7 users. Please try upgrading to IE8 or using an alternative browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, to be able to see background images again. Background

I personally do not use the feature but I am sure plenty of IE7 users do.

Forum discussion at Google Web Search Help.

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