Microsoft has outlined a Group Policy that IT admins can leverage to better plan and dictate when Internet Explorer will be disabled at their organization rather than waiting for the gradual rollout.
Windows 11 (KB5017389) finally adds tabbed File Explorer and more
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Windows 11 Preview in Beta Channel comes with Tablet-optimized taskbar
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Windows 11 Dev Channel finally brings Task Manager with a right click, and more
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Printer nightmares, Teams capabilities, and the death of SwiftKey for iOS
This was an absolutely jam-packed week in terms of Microsoft news. We have so much to uncover when it comes to Internet Explorer's return from the grave, Dev Channel builds, and some app leaks.
Yes, Internet Explorer in Windows 11 can still be opened by using internet Options, but did you know you can actually create a shortcut on your desktop to open the legacy browser too?
Despite Microsoft's best efforts, Internet Explorer refuses to die. The ancient browser can be launched pretty easily in Windows 11 even though the OS is not even supposed to have it bundled.
A faux gravestone commemorating the recent death of Internet Explorer has gone viral in South Korea, both online and offline. Notably, it thanks IE for being a good tool to download other browsers.
This week's digest recaps all the heartbreak surrounding the death of Internet Explorer, a mystery Windows 11 SKU, lots of Insider builds, and a Patch Tuesday that broke quite a few things.
Microsoft is retiring Internet Explorer 11 for most Windows client SKUs today. This will be a phased process where you will first be redirected to Edge, followed by a permanent disablement of IE11.
With Internet Explorer 11 being retired on most consumer SKUs of Windows tomorrow, a survey auditing 9 million enterprise PCs has revealed that the move may affect almost 47% of Windows 10 machines.
In our recap of yet another busy week in the world of Microsoft, we have lots of stuff to talk about, including what's next for Windows 11, Windows updates, and some enhancements to Microsoft Edge.
We had an absolutely crazy week in the world of Microsoft. We have news ranging from ads in File Explorer to a UK minister asking Microsoft when it's going to get rid of the algorithms.
Microsoft has reminded all that Internet Explorer app will be retired in a couple of months time. Alongside that, the firm has also published the end of life details for IE mode for legacy support.
With the Internet Explorer 11 desktop app retiring and going out of support on June 15, 2022, you'll still be able to use the same IE11 apps and sites in Microsoft Edge with IE Mode.
Microsoft has formally announced the availability of a stable build of its Edge browser for Linux distros. It is also making it easier for organizations to transition from IE11 to IE Mode in Edge.
Customers still building web applications in Microsoft's Silverlight framework should know that the platform is reaching end of support on October 12, 2021. Currently, it is only supported in IE11.
Microsoft finally removed Internet Explorer completely out of Windows 11, and although there is an IE mode in the firm's Edge browser, that and other third party add-ons don't always work.
Support for Microsoft 365 apps and services on Internet Explorer 11 has ended today. Users should expect a degraded experience, no new features, connectivity issues, and no support moving forward.
Google is ending support for Meet on Internet Explorer 11 next week. As such, consumers still on the legacy browser are recommended to transition to supported browsers as soon as possible.
Microsoft has released a cumulative update version KB5004760 that fixes PDF problems where it wouldn't open on Internet Explorer 11 or similar apps, and would only render gray backgrounds in Acrobat.
If you're part of an organization or are a consumer that is heavily dependent on Internet Explorer 11 for your daily activities and are worried about its retirement, here's what you need to do.
Microsoft announced today that come June 15, 2022, the desktop application for Internet Explorer 11 will be retired. The firm is confident that the future of Windows 10 lies with Microsoft Edge.
Microsoft has announced when it will stop releasing security updates to the legacy version of Edge. It also announced that browser-based Microsoft services will no longer support IE11.
Twitter has once again shared the latest updates made to its web experience, or PWA. This month, the website dropped support for Internet Explorer 11, but gained features like faster DM access.
Microsoft has posted a reminder for IE10 users on Windows Server 2012 and Embedded 8 Standard OSes. It suggests that users begin migrating to IE11 through the Update Catalog, Windows Update or WSUS.
In a separate announcement, Microsoft confirmed that today's Windows 10 for PCs Insider Preview build in the Fast ring, build 16237, will disable VBScript in Internet Explorer 11 by default.
Microsoft has stated that a number of new improvements are headed to the Enterprise editions of IE on Windows 7 and 8.1, including the v.2 XML schema, the "about:compat" page, and more.
Thanks to an update released on Patch Tuesday, IE11 has been updated with new functionality on the 'new tab' page that brings with it search functionality that looks similar to Chrome.
Microsoft offers up some more details about the version of the Internet Explorer 11 browser that has been included as part of Windows Phone 8.1 in a new blog post.
Microsoft has revealed more information about the upcoming new version of its Internet Explorer 11 web browser for Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1 Update and Windows 7.
A build of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 with Enterprise mode has leaked, and the update could also be officially announced at BUILD that kicks off in early April.
Microsoft has revealed more inside info on how the Internet Explorer team created the Reading View feature that was put into IE11 for Windows 8.1, including the fact that an all new font was made.
February's data from Net Applications shows that Internet Explorer 11 is now the second most used desktop web browser worldwide, but IE8 remains in the number one slot.
A report claims Microsoft is working on a new feature for Internet Explorer 11 called Enterprise Mode, designed for businesses who have not wished to update to the newest version of the browser.
Microsoft has released a new website that showcases many of the projects the IE team has created over the past few years to highlight modern web capabilities and the team is now looking ahead at 2014.
Chrome 31, the latest version of Google's web browser, has unexpectedly jumped ahead of Microsoft's IE10 in the latest market share data from Net Applications for December 2013.
Microsoft has announced it has made virtual machines for both the Windows 7 and 8.1 versions of Internet Explorer 11 available on its modern.IE website, along with updates to other virtual machines.
Microsoft demostrates how Internet Explorer 11 helps to speed the Internet web browsing experience via techniques such as pre-rendering sites via page prediction and more.
Internet Explorer 11 claimed 3.27 percent of the web browser market share in November, up from just 1.49 percent in October, according to the latest statistics from Net Applications.
Two researchers from HP demonstrated a previously unknown zero-day exploit in Internet Explorer 11 running on Windows 8.1 during a session of the Mobile Pwn2Own hacking contest.
Patch Tuesday not only brought security updates to Windows yesterday; it also bumped Internet Explorer up to version 11.0.1, with a bunch of bug fixes for the browser on Windows 8 and 8.1.
Microsoft has released an update today for Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 8.1 that disables the browser's Enhanced Protected Mode, which was previously enabled by default.