Ok so in our professional opinion there are many, many reasons why internet explorer shouldn't be used. For us it's a matter of unsupported web technologies and lack of web standard compliance. But for the vast majority of users there is a much more important reason to stay away from this bug infested, security venerable web browser.
One of the most well known issue is the lack of security in Microsofts activeX control. You can read all about the top 10 reasons why not here: http://blogs.computerworld.com/18552/12_reasons_not_to_use_internet_explorer_ever ...and there are many more reasons. This article on Computer World by Michael Horowitz outlines 12 reasons why not to use IE. Michael Horowitz is not just some computer geek writing blogs on the net, he wrote the very first computer program in 1973. Spent 20 years working on IBM. Yes he was there before that windows guy! ...and the mac guy for the matter.
Any way more to the point if you are an Internet Explorer user PLEASE, PLEASE do yourself a favour and get upgraded to one of the following... (These are all free too!)
In order of our preference: