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Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Avant Browser on IE’s Ballot Screen

This is indeed fantastic news, and a great present to Anderson, the Avant Force Team, the users that have supported Avant and Orca, and all of us lowly forum staff!

As some of you may have heard the EU’s European Commision has forced Microsoft to include a ballot screen on all Windows computers running either Windows XP, Vista, or 7, you will get it through an update on Windows Update. This ballot screen is a solution to complaints other browser makers have made claiming that it is unfair that Internet Explorer has the advantage of coming with the Operating System and is the first browser a user sees when they turn on their new computer. Avant Browser has been selected as one of the 12 most popular browsers that will be included on this ballot screen for download. The ballot screen will only be available in 30 countries within the European Economic Area.

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