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Use of Internet Explorer is continuing to decline at the expense of Mozilla's Firefox, making the imminent launch of IE7 even more vital for Microsoft.
Figures from web usage companies Net Applications and The Counter indicate that Explorer's decline of market share is continuing to tumble. Net Applications recorded a fall to 82.9 percent of the total market (compared to 84 percent the previous quarter), while Firefox's share has risen from 10.7 percent to 11.9 percent in the same period. The Counter has also shown a rise from the previous quarter, albeit a slightly smaller one.