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post #51 of 79
We're still forced to use IE6 for our local intranet application at my workplace. Which means, anytime a webpage is only compatible with IE, I have to go out on the web with IE6.

Sorry to be one to add to the statistics. :\\
post #52 of 79
We are stuck on XP and IE6 at my work. I can install another browser, but they remotely remove it the next time I resart my laptop while plugged into the network.

I just gave up trying to get around it.
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why do so many people still use ie6? are there really that many technophobes in the world
    
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IE6 doesn't conform with any of the relevant web standards from the last 3-4 years. IE7 had massive security risks as IE6 did. With an updated PC, even a Windows XP machine should be using IE8. I'm hoping someone will port a version of IE9 for Windows XP, although unlikely.

For personal use, I don't like IE. I like Opera, then Chrome, then IE9, then Firefox. But there are some sites requiring ActiveX and certain plugins only compatible with IE so its a must for many to keep around.
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Friends don't let friends use IE at all.
    
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post #56 of 79
M$ is blind. The main reason why ppl get away from IE is the lack of cool extensions like AD Blocker Plus and Youtube video downloader.
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post #57 of 79
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Originally Posted by Subayai View Post
business LOVE ie6... they dont want to change. Want evidence? My work place just bought a nice piece of software to automate share drive requests... and then spent a ton of money to make it IE6 compatible to the point where it wont work with any browser now.
This

IE6 won't dissapear until workplaces get there act together, which they won't because then the network admin has to upgrade everything and check everything is still working after the upgrade but he is lazy and won't do that
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IE6 won't dissapear until workplaces get there act together, which they won't because then the network admin has to upgrade everything and check everything is still working after the upgrade but he is lazy and won't do that
Actually this is typically because businesses don't want to spend the money to migrate to bigger and better things. Welcome to the global economic recession and one of the many byproducts of it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TestECull View Post
Friends don't let friends use Internet Explorer at all.
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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
Friends don't let friends use IE, period.
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Originally Posted by Sm3gH3ad View Post
friends don't let friends use IE at all
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Originally Posted by Flatliner View Post
Friends don't let friends use IE at all.
Anyone else?
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I remember fixing/cleaning my Mums friends computer (getting rid of spyware) and she looked at me puzzled when I called her IE "a tool for downloading Firefox".
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