There is bad news for those firms and peoples, who is still using the older version of the Microsoft browser Internet Explorer. The software giant Microsoft has announced that they will stop the support for the older version of the IE browser. The Microsoft through the MSDN blog,has said that they had a intention to push more users to run a modern browser (of course, Microsoft means the latest version of Internet Explorer).
In the Blog the Microsoft states that :
[quote]”After January 12, 2016, only the most recent version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. For example, customers using Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, or Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7 SP1 should migrate to Internet Explorer 11 to continue receiving security updates and technical support.”[/quote]
The tech giant Microsoft also said that they are outlining the combinations of operating systems and browser version combinations that won’t be supported from that day: Windows Vista SP2 and Internet Explorer 9, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Internet Explorer 9, Windows 7 SP1 and Internet Explorer 11, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1and Internet Explorer 11, Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11, Windows Server 2012 and Internet Explorer 10, and Windows Server 2012 R2 and Internet Explorer 11.
The Internet Explorer is only and a default browser which available in all the Windows Operating system. According to a report the Microsoft has will drop support for the five-year-old IE 8 completely on that date, a Net Applications survey shows that IE 8 is still the single-most popular browser version worldwide, and installed on 21.56 percent of all PCs running Windows OS.