Two and a half years ago, Europe's Competition Commission held Microsoft's monopolistic feet to the fire, forcing the company to offer its European Internet Explorer users the choice of using a non-IE browser
As it turns out, some 28 million PCs were not offered any choice at all
Microsoft has confessed to an engineering error that kept Windows 7 users oblivious to there being any option other than Internet Explorer.
After users complained that they weren't getting prompted to pick from IE, Chrome, Safari, Opera and Firefox as Microsoft had promised, the European Commission on Tuesday reopened its investigation into antitrust behaviors
around browser bundling in Windows.