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Windows 11 kills a “legend” of the online community


According to information posted on The Verge, Microsoft will completely remove Internet Explorer on Windows 11. Replacing the legendary IE, Edge will become the default browser of the Windows 11 operating system.

Thus, after 26 years since its birth in 1995, this is the first time Internet Explorer on a Windows operating system. Earlier versions of IE were available on most generations of Microsoft Windows, from Windows 3.1.x (1992) to Windows 10 (2015).

It is known that Internet Explorer (abbreviated to IE), is a line of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and has been a component of Microsoft Windows operating systems since 1995. This is a web browser with many features. most users since 1999, peaking at around 95% market share in 2002 and 2003 with IE5 and IE6. Since then the browser’s market share has slowly declined with renewed competition from other web browsers, with major competitors such as Mozilla Firefox or later Chrome. Microsoft spent more than US$100 million per year on IE in the late 1990s, with over 1000 people involved in development by 1999.

From January 12, 2016, Microsoft only supports Internet Explorer 9 on Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. Internet Explorer 10 is only supported on Windows Server 2012. With Windows 10, Internet Explorer 11 has been replaced by Microsoft Edge, but still pre-installed from the start.

Microsoft said that Windows 10 users can upgrade to version 11 for free, of course, the device must meet the minimum system requirements (64-bit CPU, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage space). . Like the Windows updates that have been offered before, Windows 11 will be made available through Windows Update, expected from October.


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