Why indeed. Why use Windows at all really. But I digress…

This [article at Linux-Watch](http://www.linux-watch.com/news/NS8517467708.html) questions why people still use it and recommends [FireFox](http://www.mozilla.com/firefox) as a better alternative to IE.

> OK, how many times must Internet Explorer be ripped open like a hot 16-year old in a summer slasher movie before people finally get it: IE is not safe. Period. End of Statement.

There are lots of web browsers out there. They’re all free to try out. Some have a time limit but they’re still free to download and try.

If you use MS WindowsΓ’β€žΒ’, it’s in your best interests to at least consider the alternatives and give them a genuine try.