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IE9 Moves Out

IE9 is only available on Windows 7 and Vista

Microsoft preened Wednesday that the newly released HTML 5-supporting Internet Explorer 9 had been downloaded 2.35 million its first 24 hours out. That's 27 downloads a second, it said, better than double the number of the IE9 beta and four times the IE9 release candidate. However, Firefox 3 did eight million and Firefox 4 is due on March 22. Chrome is the comer, but the streamlined IE9 is supposed to be faster. Both IE9 and Firefox 4 have "do not track" orders using the same technology. Microsoft also has its own Tracking Protection. Whether the preference will be respected is another matter. IE9 is only available on Windows 7 and Vista.

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