Microsoft announces the final stop for the oldie Internet Explorer 10 browser. Companies and private users have until January 2020 time to change. […]
Microsoft has defined the end for Internet Explorer 10 (IE 10). As Redmonders resize in a blog post, support extended to the browser will be interrupted in January 2020.
Even now, IE 10 is only provided with updates relevant to security, but not with new features. Once the term has ended with these patches. Regardless of whether customers pay for Windows support or not.
Preview version of the Microsoft Update Catalog
On the contrary, Microsoft wants to bring existing IE-10 users to the new version 11. For example, corporate clients running Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 can test IE 11 in a preview version of the your systems. As a result, Microsoft wants to distribute the final version of IE 11 as a cumulative update to navigate the old browser to the new version.
If a company uses applications or webpages that are based on IE 10, Microsoft recommends the use of the so-called enterprise mode. This should also ensure compatibility even under IE 11. The way in which Microsoft describes administrators as an activator and uses this feature on their website.
Basically, the transition to IE 11 also facilitates the migration of an operating system prior to Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 or 2019 and Windows 10 IoT. These updates are also inevitable in the long term, as the extended (paid) support for Windows 7 will end in 2023.
* Alexandra Lindner is a writer of PCTipp.