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Windows 7: Firefox, Opera downloads soar after IE warnings.

21 Jan 2010   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Firefox, Opera downloads soar after IE warnings.

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Mozilla yesterday reported a "huge increase" in downloads of Firefox in Germany after that country's computer security agency urged users of Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) to dump the browser and run a rival instead.
German downloads of Firefox during a four-day stretch starting last Friday jumped by about 300,000 over normal, said Ken Kovash, Mozilla's director of analytics, on the company's "Blog of Metrics." "Over the past few days there has been a huge increase in the number of Firefox downloads from IE users in Germany," Kovash claimed.
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Firefox, Opera downloads soar after IE warnings | Security Central - InfoWorld


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22 Jan 2010   #2
noobvious

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)
 
 

I bet the MS brass were looking like after the German government made that announcement.
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22 Jan 2010   #3
Mitch656

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by noob View Post
I bet the MS brass were looking like after the German government made that announcement.


Haha prob were :P
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