IE market share dips below 55%!

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  1. JoeG4 macrumors 68030

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    Hopefully IE6 users have either upgraded to a newer version or left to use Chrome/FF/Opera.
     
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    If they make a good browser maybe someone will use it. IE 6, 7, and 8 suck.
     
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    always instering following those stats. IE continues to drop. I have noticed Safari has more or less been holding steady for years now. FF seem to of level off and Chrome has been stealing Market share from IE and FF mostly IE.
     
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    IE9 wasn't bad from what I fooled around with. At least, it doesn't feel like IE any more. But it's still the worst major browser out there, hands down.
     
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    i'm surprised it's hung on for this long. i guess people don't even download a new browser and just use the one that comes with their PC. Google's advertising Chrome helped i'm sure. They're really the only one i've seen advertise. Like you don't see Firefox or Safari ads. Too bad, IE sucks...
     
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    I say we take off and nuke it from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.
     
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    IE 6/7/8 & Safari both suck. Firefox is fully featured but bloated. Chrome is a speedster but lacks all the ad-ons FF has. IE 9 is blazing fast, but interface is uglier then Chrome and lacks add-ons.
     
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    Where IE 9 fails is the blocky tabs, instead of the rounded corners Chrome has. I mean does Google have rounded tabs patented?
     
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    IE9 fails at standard's support. It's the least advanced browser as far as implementing the W3C standards go. Same as it always was.

    And Chrome has pretty much every Firefox add-on that matters. As a long time Firefox user (I go back to when it was called Phoenix, yes, version 0.1), I switched to Chrome around version 3 or 4. It's just the best browser out there right now.
     
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    One problem: Internet explorer is good again.


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  15. TheSideshow macrumors 6502

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    IE9 is good now which is why I hate to see it drop, but if its getting replaced with Chrome its fine since Chrome and IE9 are the best browsers IMO.
     
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    If Google doesn't have them patented, Apple will probably sue them.
     
  17. Rodimus Prime macrumors G4

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    Yep that is kind of why I switch to chrome. The handful of Add ons I really like Chrome has.
    As for tabs I like how FF does them better as they can go multi row. Something Chrome does not do.
     
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    Same here. Some were updated to IE7 but my machine is still on IE6.
    It's utter turd.

    One odd thing I've done is let my daughter use IE9 on our Windows 7 install using it in conjunction with microsoft's free Windows Family Safety software. Limited user account + family safety.

    So far it really works well and stops her accidentally venturing onto sites I haven't authorised. Great monitoring tools too if you need them.

    My wife and I both use Chrome on Mac and PC tho.
     
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    Funny you brought up the default argument, Chrome was default on my Vaio lol.
     

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