Too slow, too insecure, too old: Internet Explorer will stop working forever. Microsoft is warning users not to use the old browser after the end of the rollout on June 15, 2022.
For a generation, Internet Explorer was your first browser. Younger users may never have used it, because today Google also dominates Chrome the world of browsers. But Microsoft’s veteran browser has stubbornly persisted in Windows and is still mostly used in business.
But at least the Internet Explorer program will soon be terminated. According to Microsoft, it should June 15, 2022 discontinue its service in Windows 10. But as in recent years, a remnant of Internet Explorer still creeps in, and that even applies to Windows 11.
The end of Internet Explorer is not really surprising. Microsoft has been redesigning its browser portfolio for some time: With the first Edge Browser, Microsoft shipped a competitor for Windows 10 in early 2015. Chrome Y firefox in the running, which should also represent the replacement of the internal Internet Explorer 11.
But the original Edge was never well received by users, and ultimately Microsoft felt the expense of its own browser was too high. Therefore, the legacy version of the Edge browser without a Chromium substructure is not supported since 2021. Instead of this one put the new Chrome based edge Clever. Beside windows, Mac, Android Y iOS the browser even has one Linux version they paid me
End of support for Internet Explorer
As always, listen carefully to Microsoft and read exactly what they’re doing, because simple solutions aren’t their thing. You could have said a few years ago that Internet Explorer and everything related to it would be retired on a certain date. But the hard lines are not a Microsoft thing, which is also noticeable in Internet Explorer.
internet explorer 11 he retires, that’s for sure since last year. What this means is the standalone program you can use in Windows 10 to this day. The deadline for end of support is June 15, remember remember microsoft in a blog post. As of this date, Internet Explorer can no longer be started; instead, Edge Browser opens. However, only client versions of Windows 10 are affected. Internet Explorer also runs on the following systems:
- Windows 8.1
- Windows 7 with extended support
- Windows Server SAC (Semi-Annual Channel)
- Windows 10 LTSC (Long Term Servicing Channel) Client
- Windows Server LTSC
- Windows 10 IoT LTSC
Use Internet Explorer mode in Edge
Edge is a modern browser that handles all your everyday tasks with ease. If you still need the IE engine for older applications, you should use Edge and open the relevant pages in Internet Explorer mode. The corresponding setting is available in the “Default Browser” area of Edge settings. For example, it is stated there that Internet Explorer can only open incompatible pages from Edge.
You can also manage an exception list and generally allow Internet Explorer mode to be invoked from Edge. Advantage: Companies have a modern browser and can still use old web applications. So there is no longer a real need to use full-featured Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer mode should at least follow until 2029 ready, so the grayed-out tech will easily outlast Windows 10.
Export data from Internet Explorer
Anyone who still has data in Internet Explorer should keep it Deadline June 15, 2022 export from browser. This is quite easy via “File” and the Import-Export menu. Alternatively, you can also start the data export via bookmark management. For Internet Explorer users with additional questions, Microsoft provides a FAQ page Clever.
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