Saturday, 9 August 2014

Microsoft will end support for older versions of Internet Explorer

Continuing his plan to make users update their systems and software, Microsoft announced that it will no longer provide technical support older versions of its Internet Explorer browser. The changes are scheduled to take place from 12 January 2016.
Internet Explorer will block old plugins that make your PC vulnerable

After this date, users of different versions of Windows will receive security updates only the latest versions of Internet Explorer available for your operating system.

Who uses Vista SP2, for example, must migrate to IE 9, while Windows users will need IE 8.1 11 Older versions of the software, such as IE 8, should be abandoned altogether..

Use older versions of the software is a problem for both users and developers, remember Microsoft. "Older browsers do not support current web standards, which is a problem for developers. They can also work more efficiently, creating better products if your clients are using updated programs, "says the company.
Check out the list of which versions of Internet Explorer will be available for the different editions of Windows:
- Windows Vista SP2: Internet Explorer 9
- Windows Server 2008 SP2: Internet Explorer 9
- Windows 7 SP1: Internet Explorer 11
- Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1: Internet Explorer 11
- Windows 8.1: Internet Explorer 11
- Windows Server 2012: Internet Explorer 10
- Windows Server 2012 R2: Internet Explorer 11

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