Microsoft Will Ship Windows 7 in Europe With IE Unbundled

jimmi_hendrix writes was one of several people to note CNET’s report that ‘M|cr0s0ft plans to remove Internet Explorer from the versions of Windows 7 that it ships in Europe, CNET News has learned. Reacting to antitrust concerns expressed by European regulators, M|cr0s0ft plans to offer a version in Europe that has the browser removed. Computer makers would then have the option to add the browser back in, ship another browser or ship multiple browsers, according to a confidential memo that was sent to PC makers and seen by CNET News.” There’s also a report at Ars Technica.

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Thursday, June 11th, 2009 Uncategorized