Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 12th Mar 2009 17:04 UTC
Internet & Networking Following the EU investigation into Internet Explorer's inclusion in Windows, Microsoft made it possible to "turn off" Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7, by removing the executable and every mention of the browser from the system. According to Opera and Google, this is nice, but not enough.
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RE[2]: muddy waters
by raver31 on Thu 12th Mar 2009 19:18 UTC in reply to "RE: muddy waters"
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This isn't exactly right. All linux browsers are removable, but you can't really use KDE without Konqueror (or at least KHTML). So, though you can remove it, the application is so tied to others, that you'll have to remove a lot more.

The same goes for IE (or its engine Trident). You can hide it, but you can't remove it without breaking a lot more.

Since KDE4, Konqueror is fully installable without affecting the rest of KDE.

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