This. Despite Microsoft’s best efforts, the only thing Internet Explorer is good for is loading ninite.com and downloading Chrome and Firefox. It’s still bloated, it’s still slow and it’s still a pain to use — although Google Chrome is getting more bloated with each release.
The next edition of Microsoft’s flagship browser is under construction and will be introduced alongside of Windows 9/Threshold next year. What has been shown so far in previews, IE 12 looks to be some sort of cross between Chrome and Firefox. When you’re number one, you can afford to borrow from numbers two and three.