Microsoft to stop Internet Explorer after 25 years

Microsoft has confirmed that Internet Explorer 11 is the last major version of Internet Explorer.

Internet Explorer 11 will continue receiving security updates and technical support for the lifecycle of the version of Windows on which it is installed. IE 11 is available via Microsoft Update Catalog, Windows Update and Windows Server Update Service (WSUS).

In order to ease the migration from Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge offers¬†Internet Explorer mode, providing backward compatibility and enabling customers to run many legacy web applications. Microsoft is committed to supporting Internet Explorer mode in Microsoft Edge through the duration of the operating system’s lifecycle.

When you visit Microsoft download pages for Internet Explorer you are now suggested to download Microsoft Edge.

Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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