Microsoft finally forcing your grandma to update her browser by adding IE9 to Automatic Updates

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  1. zaiger

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    I have never given a single fuck about IE6 users or how they view anything. That being said, I am glad that Microsoft is giving people the push to update their browsers OTA.

    http://www.geek.com/articles/geek-p...date-internet-explorer-for-everyone-20111215/
     
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    Half of all ie6 users are in china.
     
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    Good news! Friends don't let friends use IE6, after all.
     
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    But IE9 has a lower HUAEHHUAEUAEHEAU factor than IE4.
     
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    What I don't understand is all these people who say that IE6 needs to stay because a bunch of poor companies can't afford to upgrade their legacy applications and intranet to support a newer browser. What does that have to do with the internet
     
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    Some legacy applications were built around ie6's shitty way of rendering things.
     
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    People who insist on using a ten year old browser really shouldn't be trusted with computer technology at all.
     
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    Who the fuck still uses IE?
     
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    The industry standard shouldn't be compromised because of offline proprietary software. Use whatever browser you want to, but just realize that you are going to have to use something else to view the internet on.

    China.
     
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    My mom uses IE6. She's gonna be pissed
     
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    I wonder how the computer illiterates will handle an update, I imagine they'll make it really complicated.
     
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    Read the comments in this blog post here: http://windowsteamblog.com/ie/b/ie/...s-windows-xp-windows-vista-and-windows-7.aspx

    It's full of people freaking out because their old as dirt software won't work correctly with IE8, when it is clearly stated in the post that there will be blocks in place for people who still use it for those reasons. This is strictly for people who use IE6 to view the Internet either out of lazyness or ignorance or being afraid of breaking their computer or whatever.
     
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    If you have any shred of decency, you'd grab her 10 year old mouse and strangle the slut with the cord.
     
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    All browsers > IE
     
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    Internet Explorer is extremely vulnerable to Conduit tech
    Conduit is a malware that comes in most addons and downloads from CNET or toolbar addon shit, IT EVEN COMES IN SHIT YOU PAID FOR AND DO NOT WANT.
    It directs ALL your internet activities through Conduit.com and it is malicious because it means that your internet use is being intercepted without your express consent.

    Not to mention most of the time when you enter an address in your browser and goto a website it brings up Search.conduit.com and says "Website is unavailable, care to search for others?"

    I have experience removing this filth and banishing it back into the abyss let me know if you need help.
     
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    even if you dont use ie virtually any program that displays html does
     
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    IE6 makes me fucking hate my grandparents. Whenever I install a non-shit browser, they always say "it wasn't broken, i meen, we didnt get any virises,lo0lololololo". Bullshit, I had to scan your fucking computer every fucking time I came over so you wouldn't fuck up a perfectly good box.
     
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    IE6 lets you browse the internet from your computer and vice versa.
     
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    I firmly believe that "They were IE6 users" should be a valid reason for involuntary euthanasia. Shoot/Strangle/Suffocate the fuckers and you get a free pass.

    At the very least, you should be able to get them committed to a home and send Microsoft the bill.