Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Jul 2006 20:43 UTC
Internet Explorer Microsoft plans to automatically push Internet Explorer 7 to Windows XP users when the browser update is ready later this year. IE 7 will be delivered in the fourth quarter as a 'high priority' update via Automatic Updates in Windows XP, Gary Schare, Microsoft's director of IE product management, said in an interview Tuesday.
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Yeah, I just got that one a minute ago. I'm surprised because it used to be different, and I'm disappointed I wasn't prompted this time.

Perhaps this is another step in trying to be user friendly, but making it the default without prompting the user wouldn't have been my first choice.

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