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[ZDNet] Five Reasons not to “Upgrade” to Windows’ Internet Explorer 9

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After a couple of weeks on tinkering with the newly released Internet Explorer (IE) 9, and a host of other Web browsers, I have to say that while 32-bit IE 9 is much better than any other version of IE to date, it’s still not my first pick for a Web browser. Here’s why.
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Wow, you may want to read that whole news thread, it's multiple pages....
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Not reading it all as I probably won't use IE at all. But I did pick up something: a Do-Not-Track feature that would prevent some tracking cookies from working while allowing normal cookies (ie forum user info, shopping, etc) to work so user wouldn't need to manually wipe cookies or to manually approve/deny specific cookie.
    
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What a silly article. 'Don't upgrade to IE9 because it only works on Vista and 7!!1!11' Um, what if I AM using Windows 7? Not really a reason to not upgrade...sorry. They had a few good points but for the most part it was irrelevant garbage.
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Crappy read is...
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Agree'd with the 64bit being horrible...
Installed it and all pages look blury and of a low quality, After 2 or so hours of use, it just seems to destroy my computer, causing crashes, massive lag and issues only fixed by rebooting. Might not sound bad, but having to restart your computer 6 times a day inst fun :l...

That and memory leaks... It was using 3gb of ram while i was browsing Facebook with just that single tab. Chrome ftw.
    
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So because someone might not be able to run an of up to date program on an 11 year old OS is my fault and should care? This guy is a joke!
    
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TL;DR




I kid, it's utter crap.
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What a silly article. 'Don't upgrade to IE9 because it only works on Vista and 7!!1!11' Um, what if I AM using Windows 7? Not really a reason to not upgrade...sorry. They had a few good points but for the most part it was irrelevant garbage.
Agreed; there were a few legitimate concerns and complains, but the rest just seemed like irrelevant filler and pointless whining IMO.
    
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I have to agree, it was a horrible article littered with opinion and was not even remotely accurate.
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http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/inter...e_skin;content

LOL this one is a bit better article, at the about "compatibility" it talks about how for years now, us web programmers have done hacks to our code to make IE work right...now since 9 is more compliant, its coming back to bit MS in the arse LOL...epic...
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