QARun and IE7.0
Ok, QARun is not developed anymore as I understand but still supported.
I like QARun more than Testpartner since the UI is more user-friendly - I think - and the scripting-language is quite easy to teach to newbies.
However, if QARun isn't compatible with IE7 it soon becomes useless. I hope there will be a fully working fix for this.
Re: QARun and IE7.0
I wouldn't count on it. As you said, QARun is supported, but is no longer in an an active development status. Therefore, I wouldn't hold out too much hope for any sort of release to make QARun more compatible with IE7. If it works with IE7, it works. If it doesn't, maybe you should look more seriously at TP.
TP's scripting language isn't all that hard to teach or learn. Do you do any scripting in MSOffice?
I can't comment on "user-friendly", since what I consider user friendly may not be so for you. However, I can tell you that there are some changes coming with the 6.0 release that should be available soon.