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U.S./E.U.: Microsoft threatened with Windows 8 tablet antitrust probe

 |  September 23, 2012

Microsoft could find itself at the center of a fresh EU antitrust probe, with regulators set to investigate whether the software giant needs to offer Windows 8 tablet users a choice of web browsers. The firm has recently come under fire from the EU after it emerged that some end users, who purchased PCs running Windows 7 Service Pack 1, were not offered a choice of Internet Explorer alternatives, CPI reported. Microsoft has blamed the omission, which is thought to have affected 28 million PCs, on a technical glitch.

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