Internet Explorer comes to an end Today

Microsoft will no longer support Internet Explorer (IE) starting from Wednesday. It has gradually shifted away from the ageing software after 27 years on the scene.

Users complained the IE was very slow, easy to hacked, and not safe, so Microsoft launched in 2015 the Edge browser as an alternative.

Meanwhile, other users were very sad for stopping IE, which was a moment for 90′s nostalgia memes.

A year ago, Microsoft said that it was putting an end to IE on June 15, 2022, pushing users to its Edge browser, which launched in 2015.

“Not only is Microsoft Edge a faster, more secure and more modern browsing experience than Internet Explorer, but it is also able to address a key concern: compatibility for older, legacy websites and applications,” Sean Lyndersay, general manager of Microsoft Edge Enterprise, wrote in a May 2021 blog post.

IE’s market share was possessed over 90 percent in the early 2000s, which started to fade when the users found better alternatives.

Today, the Chrome browser dominates about 65 percent share of the worldwide browser market, while IE’s heir, Edge, lags with about 4 percent.

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