Internet Explorer is the most used browser in the world. But the
problem is that many people are stuck with older versions. To
Microsoft has decided to start automatic upgrades for IE across
Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Starting from this month,
the upgrades will roll out to each and every genuine Windows user
starting from Australia and Brazil.
An up-to-date browser is a win-win situation for both developers
and users. Malware is generally targeted towards outdated software
such as a web browser. An updated browser ensures the safest
browsing experience to users by protecting them against malware.
Declaring the death of IE6 highlights the efforts Microsoft has
taken towards the betterment of the Web.
In my opinion, IE9 is the best version of IE to date, and the
statistics also reflect this. Recently it was reported that in the
the usage of IE9 has reached the top and it's the most used
browser on Windows 7. The worldwide usage of IE9 on Windows 7 is
now second only to IE8 and is set to overtake it very soon.
Microsoft has released IE8 and IE9 automatic update blocker kits
for those individuals and organizations who would like to update IE
as per their own schedule. Also, users who have declined previous
installations of IE8 or IE9 through Windows Update will not be