Goodbye Internet Explorer — and Good Riddance
This week Microsoft eventually he took the existing part years in production: company He said will release its Internet Explorer web browser on June 15, 2022. IE was launched in 1995 and will be featured on all Windows devices for nearly 20 years since 1997. But its availability should not be confused with popularity. IE had speed, reliability, and functionality, not to mention unlimited parade yes very difficult security issues.
“But another virus-related virus has been revealed, the sixth such as Microsoft Internet Explorer this month,” WIRED he wrote in March 1997. IE did not have bedbugs, however. Sorry reputation there was a trend of Microsoft allowing IE in its operating system while ignoring the best browser development methods and failing to promote and distribute patches quickly. Even more recently, when browsers like Chrome were receiving updates as needed, Microsoft only updates IE once a month.
Today, IE started a long time ago. Microsoft has spent five years cutting back on various services. But from November, the browser was still the fourth most popular on desktops with a 5.2% market share, ahead of Apple’s Safari, according to information from analytics company NetMarketShare. And the rebels are however dealing with the remaining IE weapons. This is why Microsoft should move more users next year. And those who remain behind will be revealed for a long time.
“In recent years we continue to see tools that improve access to Internet Explorer through fraudulent campaigns,” said Cedric Owens, a longtime security researcher and red team leader. Microsoft’s departure from Internet Explorer is a good thing. ”
Microsoft has been trying to attract its users The edge, instead of IE that started in Windows 10, since 2015. It has done this again this week. “If Internet Explorer has been around you for years, Microsoft Edge could be your trusted friend,” Microsoft Edge program manager Sean Lyndersay wrote in blog post Wednesday announces the end of the IE lifestyle system.
But like a few others throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s Microsoft, Internet Explorer has taken a long time to die.
If you remember goodbye to Windows XP, the work that is it’s still happening a lot, has clearly shown what can happen with Internet Explorer. Microsoft 365 and other applications will end up supporting all IE models on August 17, and Internet Explorer 11 will retire a little over a year from now. However, Internet Explorer will remain on computers that do not receive updates, perhaps including built-in and architectural updates. And one hundred percent is still a lot of equipment where there are billions of Windows machines out there.
“Even though most of the problems started a few years ago, users will probably not stop relying on Internet Explorer, even if it is legalized by Microsoft,” said Ryan Kalember, deputy vice president of cyber security at security company Proofpoint. “Most important Risk reduction will need to be eliminated in the same way as in the recent past and Flash, but we hope the developers will continue to change their approach to Microsoft users. “
In addition, as with Windows XP’s long-running song, Microsoft will continue to support other forms of IE for a while. Server Internet Explorer 11 will not lose support next year, as well as IE contained in the Microsoft Windows 10 “LTSC” program, or Long Channel.
In order to address the legacy pages created with the IE purpose years ago, Microsoft has an “IE mode” on the Edge that is able to open those pages. However, the internet user does not have to face any major problems, or any difficulties but switch to the current browser. But old habits are very difficult, and Internet Explorer can re-roll the internet for a while.
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