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Source: TechWorld.com - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security Browser switching is taking place at the level of individual users, rather than organisations, and some of the factors that make Firefox more appealing than Internet Explorer are likely to go away as the browser gets to be more popular, said Gartner analysts Ray Valdes, David Mitchell Smith and Whit Andrews. "The growth in usage of Firefox is driven by factors that are not inherently sustainable," they have warned.

n the report "Firefox Usage Will Grow Until Microsoft Chooses to Respond", released last week, Gartner pointed out that Microsoft may regain market share simply by updating Explorer. The main question is whether the company will choose to make a significant Explorer upgrade before the arrival of the next-generation Windows, codenamed Longhorn. "Microsoft's response to Firefox growth is limited by how much it ties a revamped Internet Explorer to the release of Longhorn," Valdes, Smith and Andrews said in the report.

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