Microsoft Offers Users Rival Web Browsers

Kewl just noticed this … it’s an option in Windows Update

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Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8537763.stm

Microsoft is to ask millions of users across Europe if they want to use a web browser other than its own.

Windows users will be offered the choice as part of a deal Microsoft struck with the European Commission.

The agreement resolves a long-running case in which the software giant was accused of abusing its market position.

A pop-up window will prompt people to choose and install one of 12 different browsers or let them stick with Microsoft’s Internet Explorer

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