Not only does this let you do things like check your email or watch videos of your friends, but it also lets you interact with the web page as you would normally with your browser. If you’re using Firefox or Chrome, then you can simply click a link and go to the site. If you’re using IE, it may not work in the same way.
I see that youre using the same web browser as your browser that you’re using on IE. I see that youre using the same web browser that I use on Firefox.
While the Use a different web browser option is a good idea, I’m not convinced that it should be the default setting. If you dont like IE8, you could always use Chrome or Firefox as your browser.
After having used Chrome, Firefox and IE for so long, I’m really not sure if I like the change from one browser to another. That being said, it’s an easily fixable issue, so for now you’re stuck with IE.
IE is a huge, bloated browser that is pretty difficult to use once you add to it all the features and extensions that you will. The second option is a good option for people who dont like Chrome, Firefox, or IE to change browsers in order to use IE for some specific purpose.