BBC News – Microsoft offers web browser choice to IE users

Microsoft offers web browser choice to IE users.

Microsoft has announced that millions of European Internet Explorer (IE) users will be able to choose a different browser starting March 1st.

This is subject to a legal agreement signed between Microsoft and the European Competition Commission in December 2009.

Microsoft has promised to let Windows PC users across Europe install their preferred web browser instead of defaulting to Microsoft IE.

According to figures, more than half of the world’s internet users have his IE.

Testing of the update is already underway in the UK, Belgium and France. According to a blog post by Dave Heiner, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Microsoft, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 customers will automatically receive a selection of software updates.

The blog also includes screenshots of the messages displayed.

“Given a choice screen, users are free to choose any browser or stay with their preferred browser,” Heiner wrote.

Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Opera are he one of the alternative browsers offered to people.

“Millions of people who have never seriously considered which browser to use will now have to make a choice,” said the BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones on his blog. said in “This provides a unique marketing opportunity for Microsoft’s competitors. paket wedding pekanbaru

Mozilla Foundation Chairman Mitchell Baker called the news “an important milestone in putting people in control of their online lives. US Regulator Approve US5$ Billion

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