It’s taken a lengthy waiting, but now it’s the end of one of the most well-known internet browsers: Internet Explorer. Microsoft has announced that it will be retiring of its aging browser following 27 years of existence.
Internet Explorer will be completely eliminated on June 15 and will cease to function after the date. The outdated browser will be replaced completely by the more modern Microsoft Edge, which is based on Chrome. Microsoft Edge.
Explorer was originally launched in 1995 as an upgrade that came with Windows 95. Internet Explorer became free later.
The more than three decades-old browser was a hit in 2003 when it saw its highest usage with a staggering 95 percent market share. However, it was not able to keep its place after competition arose with improved user interfaces, more smooth performance, and more efficient functionality. Also Read
In the present, Internet Explorer is only used to install different browsers. Since the launch of Windows 11, it appears Microsoft has finally made the decision to remove Internet Explorer for good.
Microsoft Edge program manager Sean Lyndersay says:
Future of Internet Explorer on Windows 10 is within Microsoft Edge. It’s not only Microsoft Edge a quicker, safer, and more modern surfing experience in comparison to Internet Explorer, but it addresses a critical issue regarding compatibility with older, outdated websites and apps.