IE9 Downloaded 2.3 Million Times In 24 Hours

Microsoft today announced that Internet Explorer 9 released yesterday got over 2.3 million downloads in 24 hours of its release. Its an impressive number. Here is the message from Internet Explorer team,

Internet Explorer 9 has now been downloaded 2.35 million times in the first 24 hours since its Monday night release. That is over 27 downloads every second, or over 240 downloads every 9 seconds. Wow.

We want to thank everyone around the world for downloading IE9 and the enthusiastic reception. 2.3 million downloads in 24 hours is over double the 1 million downloads we saw of the IE9 Beta and four times that of the IE9 RC over the same time period.

Source: Windows Team Blog