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If Microsoft didn't wait until 2011 to release a half-decent browser, this wouldn't be necessary. IE8 is barely passable. It seems to render most WordPress sites I work on properly, or very close to Chrome and Firefox. IE7 is often terribly broken and I don't always bother to fix it completely. I don't test any websites in IE6. That virus isn't on any of our company's computers, most of which use Chrome by default.
    
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I'm not buying this one bit, there is another reason why they want them off ie6, I can tell you now, this is not going to happen any time soon because XP is still widely used by many many businesses and homes...
XP can use IE8, Firefox and Chrome.

Shocking numbers in S. Korea...Those guys usually try to be quite ahead with things.
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About time, they need to start making Google Chrome a standard so that it is preinstalled like IE is. What I don't understand is Microsoft doesn't like IE, yet Microsoft makes Windows OS, yet they have IE preinstalled?
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About time, they need to start making Google Chrome a standard so that it is preinstalled like IE is. What I don't understand is Microsoft doesn't like IE, yet Microsoft makes Windows OS, yet they have IE preinstalled?
MS wants people to upgrade to IE8/9. There are still people clinging to IE6 since they are on 2k/XP.
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friends don't let friends use IE at all
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Friends don't let friends use Internet Explorer at all.
Nail meet head. You been hit.

I use 4 browsers at home, 2 are for me because 1 runs the scripts I need for games and the other works better one for the wife, and IE for hotmail.
 
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Techs will install crummy software like AVG
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MS wants people to upgrade to IE8/9. There are still people clinging to IE6 since they are on 2k/XP.
Since that was what was preinstalled on their OS, just make future OS's with google chrome and IE is gone.
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IE6 is the devil, I hate that my work makes me code web pages to be compatible with it. Biggest PITA in the world.

"Hi my name is IE6 and I encourage crappy programming."
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LOL I like how N Korea is "unknown"... They are still using IE 2.0
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