Microsoft to shut down Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 today

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Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for older versions of Internet Explorer.

Microsoft will finally phase out three ‘old’ versions of its twenty-year old web browser Internet Explorer on Tuesday. It effectively means that technical support for the said versions will be withdrawn. The three versions inquestion include IE8 (released in 2009), IE9 (released in 2011) and IE10 (released in 2012).

This phase out will not include Internet Explorer 11, the last version of Internet Explorer as we know it, which was released in October 2013 for Windows 8.1 and November 2013 for Windows 7.

For users who still prefer the good old Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s latest move is no less than a wake up call. The company said that it will “no longer provide security updates or technical support for older versions of Internet Explorer.” This could leave the previous versions of the browser, open…

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