Microsoft offers web browser choice to IE users

Millions of European Internet Explorer (IE) users will have the option to choose an alternative browser from 1 March, Microsoft has announced.It follows a legal agreement between Microsoft and Europe’s Competition Commission in December 2009.Microsoft committed to letting Windows PC users across Europe install the web browser of their choice, rather than having Microsoft IE as a default. see:IE to lose Windows monopoly next week in Europe
Microsoft will start offering some European Windows users a choice of Web browsers next week, the company announced Friday, as it starts to publicly test its legally mandated browser choice process.The choice screen, which followed extensive negotiations between Microsoft and the European Commission, is still being tested internally at the company, but will see its first external testing next week, before a wider European launch set to start around March 1.

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