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2023 Author: Donald Evans | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-27 23:51
If you have Internet Explorer on your Windows operating system, you should be aware that next week Microsoft is abandoning it. versions 8, 9 and 10 of IE will no longer be supported starting next Tuesday January 12
Also, those of Redmond will release an update through Windows Update for users who have these versions to show them anotification about the possibility of updating.
Windows 7 users, who are the ones with these versions, will need to upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 or Windows 10 from free of charge, which includes the new Microsoft Edge browser.
Those users who continue with Internet Explorer versions 8, 9 and 10 will be without support and updates of all kinds, including the of security Therefore, they are exposed to new vulnerabilities that arise and will not be corrected.
Certainly these versions of Internet Explorer have a market share of approximately 7% in the world, a figure that is not negligible. We will have to see if they finally end up losing updates in favor of new, more modern browsers.
Alternatives to Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10
- Internet Explorer 11. Microsoft sticks with a latest version of Internet Explorer that is available even on Windows 10 and also for Windows 7, Vista and 8/8.1.
- Google Chrome. The Google alternative is the most widely used in the world right now and is available for modern versions of Windows.
- Mozilla Firefox. Another alternative that we cannot forget is Mozilla Firefox, which little by little is managing to return to the browser market.