Microsoft will stop supporting Internet Explorer 11, the latest version of this web browser, on June 15, 2022. The browser is therefore permanently replaced in Windows 10 with Microsoft’s newer browser, Edge.
“In the last year you might have noticed we’re removing Internet Explorer support,” wrote Microsoft employee Shawn Lundsay Blog post. He describes that the company previously announced that it will stop Internet Explorer support for Microsoft 365 services this year. “Today we are on the next stage of that journey. We announce that the future of Internet Explorer on Windows 10 lies in Microsoft Edge.”
Internet Explorer 11 achieves a IOLThe case is in normal versions of Windows 10 and Windows 10 IoT. The developer confirms that Internet Explorer 11 will still be available for Windows Server and LTSCWindows 10 version Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 Extended Security Updates release also preserve the web browser, according to Additional blog post From Microsoft.
Additionally, Edge browser includes Internet Explorer mode. Microsoft added this feature to its web browser a few years ago. IE mode supports only supported apps and websites in Internet Explorer, which can be beneficial for companies that still rely on such sites or programs. For example, this mode supports ActiveX controls. Microsoft has promised to support this IE mode in Edge browser at least until 2029.
Internet Explorer was released by Microsoft in 1995 and has been the most popular web browser in the world for many years. Twenty years after the release of IE, Microsoft released its Edge browser as an alternative to Internet Explorer. However, the end of the web browser was nearing for a while. As Lundersay mentioned in the blog post, the company is closing its doors On August 17th Already with Microsoft 365 support for Internet Explorer. As of that date, users will no longer be able to use the company’s online services such as the OneDrive, Outlook, and Office 365 apps. The web version of Teams has not been supported in Internet Explorer since November.