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Microsoft only support IE 11 from now on

January 12th 2016 in Internet Explorer

Well, it is already January 12 here in Australia…

“Beginning January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical supports and security updates,” explains the software giant, in a post on its website.

“Internet Explorer 11 is the last version of Internet Explorer, and will continue to receive security updates, compatibility fixes, and technical support on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.”


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