Microsoft XP update cripples IE6

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Patch Tuesday paralyses Internet Explorer

Last week’s critical security update to Internet Explorer has crippled the browser for many users. The problem is reportedly affecting Internet Explorer 6 users on Windows XP. The fault causes the browser to crash in a number of different scenarios, such as when printing web pages.

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But why are people still using IE6 under Windows XP?  Why haven’t they at least upgraded to IE7? Or better still moved to a better browser, such as Mozilla Firefox or Opera?

One thought on “Microsoft XP update cripples IE6”

  1. We still use IE6 at work. I’m not sure why, but it might be because most of us need at least 4 different windows up at once for the different systems and if it was tabbed then people might get confused. Well I wouldn’t… I might suggest it to one of my mates for considerations and finding out why we haven’t updated

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