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Microsoft Unveils New Internet Explorer 8 Commercials

Featuring Dean Cain, Porn, Puke and LOLCats

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Shortly after Microsoft unleashed it’s monstrous campaign for Bing, they’re unveiling yet another campaign – this one for Internet Explorer 8.

The IE8 campaign features commercials starring actor, and former Superman, Dean Cain as public service announcer.

How do you like Microsoft’s IE8 Advertising Campaign? Tell us.

Below are the four commercials with the problem that Dean Cain is addressing…

1.) O.M.G.I.G.P.

2.) S.H.Y.N.E.S.S.

3.) F.O.M.S.

4.) G.R.I.P.E.S.

The ads are are geared for going viral, but behind the silliness Microsoft is trying to do some good. Microsoft says that if people download the browser through their new site, BrowserForTheBetter.com, they’ll donate eight meals to Feeding America.

Do you think that these ads are trying to hard? Let us know what you think.

Microsoft Unveils New Internet Explorer 8 Commercials
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  • http://www.crearecommunications.co.uk Adam

    It comes to something when Microsoft have to advertise the mighty and once immovable Internet Explorer. I thought they were funny though so better than any other adverts you’ll see.

  • cynthia

    The commercials are goofy,very funny,and one gross,but they get you to listen to the message.I already downloaded IE8 and I love it.I downloaded and it’s all because of Dean Cain’s commercials.Sorry for the plug,but he is the only reason I did that.I love your spokes person.(SIGH)

  • Guest

    The commercials are funny and memorable but also informative. I learned about new features that I didn’t know about.

    I just wish the Add Favorites dialog box didn’t always refer back to the root instead of the most recently used – like in IE7.

  • Guest

    Google is in big trouble. What took Microsoft so long to go offline?