Microsoft It will stop supporting Internet Explorer 11, the latest available version of your browser, this Wednesday, June 15, to exclusively offer Microsoft Edge, your current browser.
The company announced the end of support for Internet Explorer by users. services from your Microsoft 365 online ecosystem in May of last year, when he indicated that the browser’s desktop app would no longer be supported for certain versions of Windows 10.
“With Microsoft Edge, we provide a path to the future of the web while respecting the past of the web. The change was necessary, but we didn’t want to leave trustworthy apps and sites behind and that they still work,” he said then.
In the statement that made the end of Internet Explorer official, updated at the end of last May, he explained that Edge not only offered greater security and was more modern than its predecessor, but also guaranteed “compatibility with websites and old and legacy applications from other programs.
“Microsoft Edge has Internet Explorer mode (“IE mode”) built in, so you can access those websites and old internet based applications Explorer directly from Microsoft Edge,” Microsoft said.
In this update he also pointed out that the latest available version of his browser would no longer be usable from June, 15 to make way for Microsoft Edge as the main web browser developed by Microsoft.
Likewise, the company highlighted that, compared to the monthly security updates characteristic of Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge is capable of issuing security patches for immediate vulnerabilities. “in a matter of days, if not hours.”
Withdrawal of Internet Explorer 11 support will not affect browser applications server-based or Windows 10 Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) nor the Trident MSHTML engine.