Microsoft Launched IE6 Countdown Website, Aims To Kill IE6

Lets go a bit back, Approx 10 years back Microsoft launched 2 things which changes the way of using Computer, they were Windows XP and Internet Explorer 6.

Windows XP is one of the most successful project of Microsoft and IE6 changes the way of using internet but IE6 is most criticized browser of ever.

IE6 lack many security loop holes which makes hackers to target it very easily, Microsoft has already launched 2 new version of IE7 and IE8 after IE6 and a RC version of IE9.

Developers both inside Microsoft and outside it leaves IE6 far behind and using Modern web browsers.

China is having most users of IE6 than any other part of world.

IE6 CountDown :-

Microsoft launched IE6CountDown to encourage people to leave IE6 and use modern web browsers which are more secured than it.


As you can see still 12% people using IE6, and most users are from China.

Net Application says every third user in China is using IE6.

Microsoft says :-

10 years ago a browser was born.

Its name was Internet Explorer 6. Now that we’re in 2011, in an era of modern web standards, it’s time to say goodbye.

This website is dedicated to watching Internet Explorer 6 usage drop to less than 1% worldwide, so more websites can choose to drop support for Internet Explorer 6, saving hours of work for web developers.

Tip :- If you also using IE6 then we recommend you to upgrade to modern web browser like :-

IE | Firefox | Safari | Opera | Google Chrome

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