Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) News
August 20, 2014
Microsoft is ending security and technical support for older versions of Internet Explorer running on Windows 7 PCs by Jan. 12, 2016. Web apps still running past the Internet Explorer 8 end of life deadline face compromising legacy data.
March 07, 2014
The OS still has some hardcore supporters, but Windows XP migration tools can help pave the way for users to access legacy Web-based data and apps.
February 27, 2014
Microsoft added more keyboard and mouse usability features for non-touch Windows 8 devices and enhanced compatibility for legacy IE 8 enterprise apps.
December 17, 2013
Don't miss our most popular Windows security stories of 2013, including coverage of Windows 8.1 features, IE and Office flaws, and mobile security.
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Some users have noticed that Microsoft Internet Explorer collects personal information through its AutoComplete feature. There is a way to turn it off. Continue Reading
New Internet Explorer settings can tighten enterprise security, but only if Group Policy is properly enabled in IE 11 and you have Windows 8. Continue Reading
Internet Explorer 10 is popular but not trouble-free. Keep users happy by following these steps for troubleshooting IE performance and malware. Continue Reading
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A myriad of browser vulnerabilities and attacks pose a constant threat to Internet Explorer security, endpoint computing and software as a service. Continue Reading
Windows Explorer can't keep up with the growing number of formats for thumbnail images, so we compare two potential add-ons to Microsoft. Continue Reading
Microsoft's Windows 8.1 update has stirred controversy among users who still hate its interface. Features such as BYOD support may change some minds. Continue Reading