Microsoft pulls Internet Explorer: The world’s leading tech company Microsoft has announced to shut down its web browser Internet Explorer after 25 years. According to the company, Microsoft’s web browser will be discontinued after June 15, 2022. Microsoft will not release any technical support and updates for Internet Explorer from next year.
Internet Explorer came in 1995
Microsoft released its web browser Internet Explorer on 16 August 1995. After which now the company is going to close it due to less usage by the users. Instead, the company has decided to promote its second web browser, Microsoft Edge.
This new web browser from Microsoft supports all Windows and MacOs. The company has made big claims regarding its speed and performance. Also, inbuilt privacy and security will be available in it.
Microsoft Edge program manager Sean Lindersay released a statement saying, “We declare that Microsoft Edge will be the future of Internet Explorer in our operating system Windows 10.”
Explain that, Internet Explorer is already installed in all laptops and desktops using the operating system Windows. However, only five per cent of the people use it.