Microsoft to stop support of its older version Internet Explorer on Windows Vista, 7, and 8.1 from January 12, 2016, trying to push its users to the most updated, secure and enriched version of their web browser.
For the few windows users who are even now using a PC powered by Windows Vista SP2, Microsoft will only give updates for IE 9 after January 12, 2016. The same trails for PCs that are even now utilizing Windows Server 2008 SP2. For Windows 7 and 8.1 clients, Microsoft will only release updates and support for IE 11 after the described date, dumping supports for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10. The same trials will fit for PCs that are utilizing Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. PCs that are running older versions of Windows Server 2012 will get support updates for IE 10.
Microsoft gives out various reasons why Windows users ought to proceed towards the latest version of IE for web browsing, injecting improved security, adding advanced browser features to support advanced feature websites and overall improved user experience than older versions. For business clients that may in any case can utilize legacy web applications, Microsoft expresses that the Enterprise Mode for Internet Explorer 11 ought to provide them regressive compatibility until they can make the move to most updated modern web applications.
“By offering better backward compatibility and resources to help customers upgrade, Microsoft is making it easier than ever before for commercial customers to stay current on the latest version of Internet Explorer. In addition to modern Web standards, improved performance, increased security, and greater reliability, migrating to Internet Explorer 11 also helps unlock upgrades to Windows 8.1 Update, services like Office 365, and the latest Windows devices.”
How do you fell about Microsoft’s decision to stop supporting older versions of Internet Explorer, even if they run on PCs powered by Windows Vista, 7 and 8.1?