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Microsoft revealed its plans to disable old Transport Layer Security protocols in Internet Explorer and EdgeHTML next month. The company will pull the plug on TLS 1.0 and 1.1 on September 13, 2022.
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.
Although this was a fairly regular week in the world of Microsoft, for Neowin it still means a lot of news to cover in the past few days. If you missed anything, check out our handy recap here!
Microsoft has notified Windows 10 and 11 users that it applied the Known Issue Rollback mechanism to resolve a problem when Internet Explorer tabs stop responding in the Edge browser.
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.
Microsoft notified Windows 10 users that the company had lifted the upgrade block it placed a few days ago. Those using Internet Explorer can safely update to Windows 11 without losing browsing data.
Microsoft notified Windows 10 users about a new "update block" preventing Internet Explorer users from updating to Windows 11. Fortunately, there is a workaround for those wanting to upgrade.
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.
OldWeb.Today is the new version of classic.oldweb.today and it takes the fun you might have at Internet Archive's venerable Wayback Machine a few steps further with new Javasript tooling.
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.
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.
Today, Microsoft published an update on its plans to remove Adobe Flash from its browsers by the end of the year, and it will be completely gone from Windows itself by September of next year.
Microsoft has provided a roadmap for the removal of legacy versions of the TLS protocol from its Edge and Internet Explorer browsers. The Chromium-based version of Edge will remove them in July.
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.
Microsoft today provided an update on when it will be killing off Adobe Flash in its browsers. In all of its browsers, including both Edge and Internet Explorer, it will be gone by the end of 2020.
In the latest Edge Insider preview builds, users can now turn on a flag for IE Mode, a feature that will allow you to open webpages in an Internet Explorer tab, right within the browser.
A flag in Microsoft's latest Edge Canary build will allow you to open pages in Internet Explorer. It opens the app though, rather than opening the page in a new tab like IE Mode can do.
Microsoft has announced that users will soon be able to install Internet Explorer 11 in Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Server 2012, replacing Internet Explorer 10 which is no longer supported.
While there are currently no known vulnerabilities in TLS 1.0 and 1.1, Microsoft plans to end support for these old protocols in supported versions of Microsoft Edge and IE 11 by 2020.
A CSS-based web vulnerability has been found that crashes iPhones and freezes various browsers including Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, and Apple's Safari when an a webpage is rendered.
A critical zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in Adobe Flash Player, which allows Remote Code Execution using a Microsoft Excel document, potentially making you lose control of your system.
In light of the serious news of critical CPU vulnerabilities that could be leveraged to provide access to privileged memory, Microsoft has made changes to its browsers to subvert side-channel attacks.
Proofpoint has released a report outlining how hackers managed to create malware-filled fake update-ads for popular Internet browsers that millions of people were exposed to while on PornHub.
A web security expert recently found a bug in Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser that utilizes HTML tags that potentially reveal a user's browsing habits to an unauthorized third party.
Even though relatively more popular browsers like Google Chrome have lost market share according to latest statistics, it appears that people just don't want to transition to Microsoft Edge.
The Microsoft Company Store will not be accessible from some older browsers, including Internet Explorer 10, after a security update on September 1. The decision comes from the Store's hosting firm.
Following Adobe's announcement today that it will end support for Flash in 2020, Microsoft has published a timeline showing how it will gradually phase out its Flash support on Edge and IE.
AT&T launched DirecTV Now in November, with apps on multiple platforms, and support for various web browsers. But it now says that the service will work "exclusively on Google Chrome" from July 1.