Next Cumulative Updates Will Include an Important Browser Change on Windows
The next batch of cumulative updates, also known as monthly rollups, for Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 will disable VBScript in Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft has announced.
The first step towards this important change was made in early 2017 when the software giant started the process of disabling this feature, as the company says customers needed more time to prepare their systems, apps, and services for its complete demise.
The August 13 Patch Tuesday will thus disable VBScript in Internet Explorer on all Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 devices. On Windows 10, this change has already been implemented on July 9 as part of the Patch Tuesday cumulative updates.
“VBScript will be disabled by default for Internet Explorer 11 and WebOCs for Internet and Untrusted zones on all platforms running Internet Explorer 11,” Microsoft explains.
“The settings to enable or disable for VBScript execution in Internet Explorer 11 will remain configurable per site se… (read more)