IE9 Release Candidate downloads went live last week, on February 10, 2011, providing users with the near-final development milestone of Internet Explorer 9. According to the latest statistics from the software giant, IE9 RC was downloaded over 2 million times in just a few days since launch. (emphasis added)
"Just a few days after its public availability, customers have already downloaded Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate two million times and taken it for a spin. As you may have read, current IE9 Beta users will be prompted to download RC via Windows Update this month. However, even as these prompts are starting to kick into gear, we have had two million user-initiated downloads of IE9 RC. We continue to be humbled by the enthusiasm and uptake of IE9.
Early testers are already experiencing the beauty of the web across their favorite websites -- and enjoying one-click access to a site-centric browsing experience by pinning their sites directly to their Windows 7 taskbar. We're encouraged by this early response and urge you to download IE9 RC today and let us know your thoughts!," stated Microsoft.
Download: IE9 RC
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