The Future of Internet Explorer in Windows
There’s a new Microsoft browser in town, so it goes without saying that the Redmond-based tech giant is trying to push everyone to it, no matter if they’re running old Windows or new Windows.
The new Microsoft Edge browser is offered as the default browser on Windows 10, replacing the legacy version of Microsoft Edge once it’s installed.
But now that Microsoft is pushing so hard for Microsoft Edge, what’s going to happen with the good old Internet Explorer? It all depends on the Windows version that you’re running.
Internet Explorer 11 is the most recent version of the browser on Windows 7. However, Windows 7 no longer receives security updates as of January 14, which means that Internet Explorer itself is an abandoned application as well.
This means that if you continue running Internet Explorer on your device (and use it as your daily driver), any vulnerabilities found in the browser remain unpatche… (read more)
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