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Browser Choice FAQ

What is the Browser Choice Update?

Microsoft provided the Browser Choice update in accordance with a decision issued by the European Commission in December 2009. The obligations imposed by that decision have expired and as a result the Browser Choice Update will no longer be delivered to new users.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: My “e” icon for the Internet is missing from my Task Bar.  Where did it go?
As part of the Commitments to the European Commission, Internet Explorer is automatically un-pinned from the Task Bar in Windows 7 when the Browser Choice update runs.  If you would like to re-pin the “e” icon to your Task Bar, go to the Start Menu, enter “Internet Explorer” – highlight it and right-click and select “Pin to Task Bar”.  For more information about how to pin a program to your task bar, see Pin a program to the taskbar.