Internet Explorer officially retires after 27 years

Microsoft announced that it will officially retire Internet Explorer today so that we will not see this browser in Windows for another 27 years.

BingMag.com Internet Explorer officially retires after 27 years

Microsoft announced that it will officially retire Internet Explorer today so that we will not see this browser in Windows for another 27 years.

Of course, this browser is generally The history page will not be erased and users will still be able to access it through Internet Explorer Mode in the Edge browser. This mode is supported until 2029, but Windows 8.1 and 7 can use it until January 2023.

To enable this feature on the Edge, just use the edge: // settings/defaultbrowser in the browser's address field Enter and click Enter. Click on "llow sites to be reloaded in Internet Explorer" and enable it. Restart the browser for the changes to take effect.

It should be noted that many organizations continue to use Internet Explorer, even if Microsoft stops supporting it. Statistics show that 47% of the 9 million Windows 10 users among 33,000 different organizations are using Explorer. 79% of users do not even use the latest version of Windows 10, let alone Windows 11. So it seems that even if Microsoft says goodbye to its browser, it will take a while for it to be completely erased from the history page.

Source: BleepingComputer

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