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Reuters: Microsoft admits to misleading IE claims

Mar 25, 1999, 13:21 (2 Talkback[s])
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"When Microsoft claimed a new record for IE 5.0 downloads, it admitted stretching the truth about IE 4.0"

"Microsoft Corp. said Wednesday its new Web browsing software had been downloaded by more than 1 million people in record time, forcing executives to admit the software giant exaggerated public response to the previous version released in 1997."0

"Only a small percentage of those people actually had completed the process of downloading the massive Web browser itself at the time of the announcement, he said -- a fact never previously disclosed."

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