Thankfully! Microsoft has quite a history with the European Commission, filled with regulatory cases and fines. The Browser Choice screen that the company was forced to put up a particular highlight.
More so, considering that other technology giants like Google and Apple have gotten away with this.
Anyway, Redmond started providing this web browser option back in December 2009.
And like most things in technology it was a fickle affair for users in the Old Continent. The web is filled with questions and queries about how this screen keeps on appearing, and how to uninstall the feature.
Look them up.
Anyway, the good news is that the software titan has finally kicked off the beginning of the end of this feature. The update will no longer be pushed to Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 users from now on, while Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 users will no longer be provided with the app.
Yes there, is a specific application for this on the modern platform.
No matter, as the company provided the details on its support page, confirming that the obligations imposed by that decision have now expired and the Browser Choice Update will no longer be delivered to users from now on.
Good riddance to a stupid idea!