Every Windows user to get pop-up menu of internet browsers

Every person who owns a computer with Microsoft Windows is to be offered their choice of internet browsers in an automatic pop-up menu following an agreement today between the software company and the European Union.In March next year all PCs will be sent a software update that will cause a window to appear on screen offering them options to the pre-installed Microsoft Explorer.
http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article6958942.eceAlso see:Europe Drops Microsoft Antitrust Case Over Browsers
European regulators dropped their antitrust case against Microsoft on Wednesday after the software maker agreed to offer consumers a choice of rival Web browsers. The settlement averted a second costly legal battle for the American software giant.The agreement, announced in Brussels by the European competition commissioner, Neelie Kroes, calls for Microsoft to give Windows users a choice of up to 11 other browsers from competing companies, including Mozilla, Apple and Google.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/17/business/global/17msft.htmlMicrosoft ends 10-year fight with Europe on browsers
Microsoft has reached agreement with European Union anti-trust regulators to allow European users a choice of web browsers.The accord ends 10 years of dispute between the two sides.Over that time, the EU imposed fines totalling 1.68bn euros ($2.44bn, £1.5bn).
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8415902.stm

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