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Windows 7: Firefox gets a boost from browser choice in Europe

24 Mar 2010   #1
Kari

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Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 
Firefox gets a boost from browser choice in Europe

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Firefox gets a boost from browser choice in Europe

On March 1st 2010, Microsoft introduced a browser choice screen in Europe as part of a settlement with the European Commission. Coincidentally, March 1st, was the last day that Microsoft’s Internet Explorer held a majority share of web consumption in Europe.

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24 Mar 2010   #2
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

This does not surprise me at all.
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24 Mar 2010   #3
Lee

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11
 
 

^ Nor I. Microsoft has a lot of catching up to do, and IE9 is where there placing their bets. . . we'll see.
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24 Mar 2010   #4
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

So far in the browser wars, when MS finally releases an updated browser, the competition has already pulled ahead. MS is constantly playing catchup with IE.
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24 Mar 2010   #5
manhunter2826

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

Agreed. They need to completely reinvent IE if they want to (and do they?) compete here - a new nomenclature might help Uh Oh...
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