Internet Explorer 6 is almost dead in the United States, based on the latest data from Net Applications. Use of IE6, Microsft’s 10-year-old browser in this country has dropped to beneath 1 percent.
Microsoft is happily announcing “good riddance” to its aging Internet Explorer 6 browser, which was one of its flagship products. Microsoft launched the IE6 Countdown site last March to help accelerate the process.
Austria, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway are the other few countries which have also dropped below that 1 percent mark usage of IE6.
Microsoft is asking its users in a blog post to end IE6 and move to a modern browsers like IE8 or IE9.