Microsoft is to kick off the process of automatically upgrading Windows users who are using old versions of the Internet Explorer to the latest and greatest version, IE9.
on 12/16/2011 – Made popular on 12/16/2011
Microsoft is preparing a scheme to automatically push the latest version of Internet Explorer to users' systems. This can be seen as Microsoft following in Google's footsteps, as part of the thinking behind Chrome was to ensure people stay on the current version.
Internet Explorer had a version for Mac OS and Mac OS X until 2003.
The decision to make Internet Explorer available on Mac must have come from the notion that it is best to have your browser on all available platform to increase your market share and to create web standards.
So why didn't Microsoft make Internet Explorer available on more platforms? Why drop the Mac version?
Internet Explorer 8 (also known as IE 8) is the latest but not quite the greatest web browser from Microsoft. It offers several enhancements over its predecessor that includes improvements in RSS, Cascading Style Sheets, and Ajax support.
I use Ubuntu 12.10. When I want to register for a service in some website, a messagebox appears saying "Please use Internet Explorer to use this item". The webdesigner assumes all users use Ms windows!
Is there any way this bypass this false assumption in Ubuntu?
I have Wine installed but I couldn't find it's explorer.
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