Windows 7 may allow Internet Explorer removal
EU ruling could have had an effect
A feature spotted in beta versions of Windows 7 could be an indicator that Microsoft will allow users of the operating system to switch off Internet Explorer.
One of the features in build 7048 of Windows 7 includes a “Windows Features” dialog box, which allows certain applications and software functions to be switched off. One of those is Internet Explorer 8, and Media Player can also be disabled.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“I couldnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t believe this when I saw it, but itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s true,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Windows enthusiast Chris Holmes, who spotted the feature.
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