IE needs the Pirates

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Microsoft has removed that annoying so-called protection program Windows Geniune Advantage on the Internet Explorer 7 version for XP.

Kind of embarrassing when Microsoft has to give up on it’s ‘protection’ pride and give in to increase IE7’s market share. According to our statistics, more than 50% use Firefox.

IE6 still dominates most of IE’s share and is the only reason why IE’s market share is still on top, despite Firefox chipping away at it. Does this prove that most people using IE6 are using pirated versions of XP. We should also count the smart people who decided to not install it, skipped it when Microsoft Update told you to update it or just turned off Automatic Update.

You can read it’s announcement here (via APCMag.com).

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