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Versión europea de Windows 7 no tendrá Internet Explorer 8

Microsoft ha decido no incluir Internet Explorer 8 en todas las computadoras con Windows 7 preinstalado que se vendan en Europa.

A partir de ahora, los fabricantes de computadoras serán quienes decidan que navegador web instalar en Windows 7.

Esto no implica que Internet Explorer quede desinstalado, solo estará “deshabilitado” dado que está fuertemente integrado con el sistema operativo.

To ensure that Microsoft is in compliance with European law, Microsoft will be releasing a separate version of Windows 7 for distribution in Europe that will not include Windows Internet Explorer,” the software maker said in the memo. “Microsoft will offer IE8 separately and free of charge and will make it easy and convenient for PC manufacturers to preinstall IE 8 on Windows 7 machines in Europe if they so choose. PC manufacturers may choose to install an alternative browser instead of IE 8, and has always been the case, they may install multiple browsers if they wish.” [Continuar leyendo en ingles]

Microsoft confirmed the authenticity of the document but declined to comment further.

Las copias de Windows 7 que se vendan en cajas también se verán afectados por esta medida

“Microsoft will not offer for distribution in the European territory the Windows 7 product versions that contain IE, which are intended for distribution in the rest of the world,” Microsoft said in the memo. “This will apply to both OEM and Retail versions of Windows 7 products.”

Esto no le quita la posibilidad de distribuir Internet Explorer 8 de forma alterna (regalarlo en un CD a la hora de adquirir un equipo)[Notas legales]

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