The Symbol and identity of the Internet world, ”Internet Explorer Browser” has been closed on 17 August 2020. Microsoft, the world’s most popular computer technology company, has close the world’s oldest and most known browser Internet Explorer forever.
In 2016, Microsoft advised users to use Internet Explorer to switch to another browser instead, indicating that the company would definitely shut down Internet Explorer. The company ended support for older versions of Internet Explorer in 2016. However, support for the 11th version of Web Browse, introduced in 2013, continued until August 2020.
Microsoft has started urging its users to use its new browser Microsoft Edge earlier this year, warning them several times about the weaknesses and flaws of Internet Explorer over the past few years. Later in the first quarter of this year, the company gave some users access to the new browser Microsoft Edge and the company has also tried to make the new browser like Google Chrome.
Following the introduction of the new browser Microsoft Edge, the company has now officially announced the termination of Internet Explorer. Microsoft has announced in its news blog that Internet Explorer will be officially shut down on August 17, 2020.
However, it will continue to provide updates to users of browsers that will be closed until November 30 this year. According to the company, the App 360 team is immediately ending support for Internet Explorer from August 17. Similarly, the company has stated in its news blog that the company will also close other browsers Microsoft Legacy Edge by next year.
The Microsoft team has advised its users to use the company’s Microsoft Edge browser to make the best use of the Internet. Microsoft initially introduced the Internet Explorer browser 25 years ago in 1995, and at the time it was the only browser known as IE Short.
Internet Explorer has been the sole identity of the Internet world for many years, but in 2004 the Mozilla Foundation formally introduced Firefox in its wake. Although the Firefox browser was developed in 2002, it was introduced to the general public in 2004. After Firefox, Google surpassed everyone by introducing the Google Chrome browser in 2008.
After Firefox and Google Chrome, Internet Explorer was almost forgotten, but Microsoft has tried to regain its dominance in the market by making the new browser edge similar to Google Chrome, only time will tell How successful Microsoft is in this.