Microsoft prepares choice of browsers for European Internet Explorer users

Internet Explorer will be giving a choice screen to select an alternative web browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Opera or Safari. This browser ballot was an essential requirement of the antitrust settlement reached between the Microsoft and the European Commission in December, and to which Microsoft will be bound for the next five years.

As part of the settlement, the choice screen will be offered as a download through Windows Update for machines running Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Microsoft will soon supply European users of IE with a choice screen to select an alternative web browser

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