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Bad news for people who still use Internet Explorer

Microsoft plans to put an end to Internet Explorer

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This June 4, 2012 photo shows the Microsoft Internet Explorer logo

This June 4, 2012, photo shows the Microsoft Internet Explorer logo

Damian Dovarganes, Associated Press

Microsoft will soon end Internet Explorer across all of its apps and platforms, marking a big first step on the road to the internet browser’s end.

What’s happening:

Microsoft plans to end support for Internet Explorer 11on Microsoft 365 apps and services on Aug. 17, 2021.

  • Internet Explorer will not longer be supported through Microsoft apps like Office 365, OneDrive and Outlook.

Microsoft will end supporter on Microsoft Teams on Nov. 30, 2020.

A new Internet Explorer legacy mode will be available on the Microsoft Edge browser.

  • “It will continue to let businesses access old sites that were specifically built for Internet Explorer, until Microsoft fully drops support for Internet Explorer 11 within Windows 10,” The Verge reports:

But don’t hold your breath

  • According to The Next Web, it will “likely be a while before we see Internet Explorer die completely” because businesses still use the products for a number of services and software.