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Microsoft Issues Internet Explorer Upgrade Warning

News Summed Up 2019-02-10 05:30:00

Following news this week that Windows 7 is about to get a lot more expensive, now Microsoft has issued a serious warning about the once all-conquering Internet Explorer web browser…In a subtle-as-a-brick blog post called ‘The perils of using Internet Explorer as your default browser’, Microsoft has warned that using Internet Explorer is downright dangerous and the company goes so far as to no longer even describe it as a web browser. Declaring “Enough is enough” in bold letters, the Microsoft says Internet Explorer is now merely “a compatibility solution” rather than web browser. You shouldn’t be using Internet Explorer in 2019. Internet Explorer still commands the second largest market share among web browsers (over 10%), which is more than Opera, Safari and Edge (Microsoft’s IE successor) combined. Microsoft has been reinvigorated itself by moving away from the Ballmer era’s over-reliance on shifting copies of Windows and Microsoft Office.