AOL has held back from a direct Web interface in the latest version of its software. The company is to standardise on Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser but it claims the Web cannot yet offer the performance and facilities the AOL system provides.
The latest version speeds up graphics delivery still further. Users can still can still access the Web via IE 3.0 or Netscape.
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