Microsoft has officially announced that it will cease to
support its browser Internet Explorer versions 8, 9 and 10 from January 12, 2016. The company will begin the distribution of ‘ KB3123303 update for Windows
that each time you open one of the three browser the system will open a window
the user is prompted to upgrade to Internet Explorer 11. This will happen for
users running Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Microsoft Ends Support of Internet Explorer

The call can be deactivated by business users who do not want
to make changes to the registry. However, the move to Internet Explorer 11 is
the option recommended by Microsoft. In Windows 10 it is recommended to use the
new browser Microsoft Edge, that in the coming years will replace Internet
Explorer completely.
The move does not mean that older versions of IE will
disappear from your PC or you may be barred ‘use. The end of support for
Internet Explorer 7, 8 and 9 means that Microsoft will not release any security
patches for these versions of the browser, leaving the browser vulnerable to
potential new threats. Microsoft wants so to encourage users to switch to a
newer version of the browser.
Internet Explorer has lost popularity in recent years,
particularly since Google released its Chrome browser, the result for many
users the most ‘responsive and functional. The market share of Microsoft’s IE
browser in the world has fallen from 58.2 per cent at the beginning 2014 to
48.6 percent in December 2015, according to the monitoring company
NetMarketShare. In the same period, the market share of Google Chrome has
increased from 16.4 percent to 32.3 percent.


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