Ask the Readers: Will You Make IE9 Your Default Browser Once the Final Version is Released?

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By Akemi Iwaya on October 13th, 2010

Microsoft has done a wonderful job of turning Internet Explorer around and making it a competitive browser with its’ newest version. This week we would like to know if you will make Internet Explorer your default browser after the final version is released.


Internet Explorer 9 has made a huge leap forward with its’ hardware acceleration, web standards support, new Chakra JavaScript engine, and streamlined UI. New features such as the “speed dial” styled new tab page, notification bar, One Box address & search bar, ability to pin tabs/websites to the taskbar, tear-off tabs, Windows 7 integration, and a dedicated download manager make this version a joy to use when compared to earlier versions. It literally is a whole new browser.

What are your thoughts on Internet Explorer 9? Is this going to be a browser worth using? Will you set it as your default browser, use it alongside your other browsers, or have you just been burned too badly by past releases to use it? Let us know in the comments!

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Now that you have finished with the poll, you can enjoy reading through our latest articles about the Internet Explorer 9 beta release.

Internet Explorer 9 Screenshot Tour: It’s Got a Completely New Interface

Always Show the Menu & Other Toolbars Bar in Internet Explorer 9 Beta

Customize, Change, or Remove the New Tab Page in IE 9

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 10/13/10
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