Microsoft ended its assist for the corporate’s Windows 7 working system last week officially. While Enterprise and business clients may extend support by as much as three years, it is no longer supported for Home customers and clients who do not buy assist extensions.
The new Microsoft Edge web browser that is primarily based on Chromium has been launched for Windows 7 at a shocking time; it was launched at some point after Microsoft ended assist for Windows 7 and the corporate revealed already that it’s going to proceed to assist the browser for the foreseeable future on Windows 7.
Windows 7 customers preferring Internet Explorer 11 — is there anybody that does? — might obtain the latest model of the online browser from the Microsoft web site. A go to to the obtain web page brings a shocking revelation: Internet Explorer 11 is no longer assist not like Edge which continues to be supported.
Microsoft modified the download page on January 15, 2020, the day the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser was launched and at some point after assist of Windows 7 ended formally.
The firm states on the obtain web page:
If you’re operating Windows 7, the latest model of Internet Explorer that you would be able to set up is Internet Explorer 11. However, Internet Explorer 11 is no longer supported on Windows 7. Instead, we advocate you put in the brand new Microsoft Edge. The new Microsoft Edge was constructed to convey you the very best of the online, with extra management and extra privateness as you browse.
While it is nonetheless potential to obtain 32-bit and 64-bit variations of Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft doesn’t fail to spotlight a second time that Internet Explorer 11 is no longer supported.
The finish of assist notification results in an attention-grabbing query: will Microsoft repair the recently discovered safety vulnerability in Internet Explorer 11 for methods operating Windows 7?
Considering that Internet Explorer 11 is nonetheless used, particularly in company environments, and that Microsoft prolonged assist for paying Enterprise and enterprise clients, it is pretty sure that the vulnerability will probably be mounted. The huge query is whether or not the patch will probably be obtainable for unsupported variations of Windows 7 or if will probably be reserved for methods subscribed to the Extended Security Updates program.
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