End of an era - Internet Explorer is now officially dead

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  1. Posts : 2,213
    Windows 7 Pro SP1 64 bit
       #10

    I understand that Microsoft also had an advertising app in Win 11 that people had an issue with and they issued an update to get rid of it.
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  2. Posts : 1,753
    Windows 8.1 Industry Pro x64
       #11

    F22 Simpilot said:
    Ah, advertising.


    Speaking of advertising.



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    Talk about absolutely butt f***ing the competition....
    That brings back memories. IE6 with just about every toolbar you can find or have implanted on it. The most useful one was MSN which allowed for multiple tabs.
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  3. Posts : 695
    Windows 7 Professional, SP1, x86
       #12

    Years ago, I had so many problems with I.E. that I was forces to use "Netscape" to get to where I had to go, and do what I needed to do.

    Netscape was slow but it worked where I.E. did not.

    It was such a breath of fresh air when Mozilla released the Beta test version of Firefox.
    I got that early beta, and I was there the morning that they released Firefox ver 1.0. What a day!
    It's hard to believe that they are now at ver 102. How time flies!

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  4. Posts : 6,151
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64
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       #13

    Time doesn't fly. It's just an equivalency to mass and time dilation... It CAN be manipulated for use - one day...
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  5. Posts : 449
    Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium 64bit [x64]
       #14

    IE on Win7/8.x is not officially dead yet

    the KB5015805 cumulative update for IE11 on Win7 & 8.x released earlier this July 2022 proves the statement on the 1st post otherwise
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  6. Posts : 6,151
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64
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       #15

    How many security updates are STILL being released for Windows 7 today in light of Windows 8, 10 and now 11? Further, read what it says from the page YOU linked to.


    End of an era -  Internet Explorer is now officially dead-hgfmghghm.jpg



    Internet Explorer isn't going to be updated to version 12 any time soon... Microsoft is trying to push Edge and as was already posted, Internet Explorer will be striped out of Windows 10 via an "update." Windows 11 doesn't even have Internet Explorer installed.


    I'm predicting some chaos with certain programs and functionality once Internet Explorer is pulled from 10.

    Lifecycle FAQ - Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge | Microsoft Docs

    Internet Explorer 11 has retired and is officially out of support—what you need to know | Windows Experience Blog
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  7. Posts : 19
    Windows 7 64 Home
       #16

    erpster4 said:
    IE on Win7/8.x is not officially dead yet
    Then do your duty as a human being and Kill It Now.
    Last edited by Axel Slingland; 1 Day Ago at 02:04. Reason: Fixing typos
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  8. Posts : 611
    Windows 7 Pro 64-bit / Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (dual boot)
       #17

    The August 2022 security monthly quality rollup (KB5016676) for Windows 7 SP1 64-bit updated Internet Explorer from 11.0.270 to 11.0.275
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