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Microsoft's IE Self-Parody

Internet Explorer has always been ridiculed by computer know-it-alls for its entire existence. Much of this was due to security problems, and many of those were due to IE long being the dominant, default browser on Windows machines.

These days IE is less dominant, but actually a far better browser. I use Firefox more out of habit than preference.

Microsoft, in a rare show of deprecation, makes fun of itself and IE in a new promo video funnily found here.

Posted by Doug Barney on 01/09/2013 at 1:19 PM


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