“With Microsoft Edge, we are providing a path to the future of the web while respecting the past. Change was needed, but it wasn’t we wanted to leave behind apps and sites that were reliable and still work“, detailed the company in an official statement.
Withdrawal of Internet Explorer 11 support will not affect server-based browser applications or to the Windows 10 Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC), nor to the Trident MSHTML engine, the news agency reported. DPA.
In the Microsoft statement that made the end of Internet Explorer official, updated at the end of last May, the company explained that Edge not only offers greater security and is more modern than its predecessorbut also ensures “compatibility with older and legacy websites and applications from other programs.”
In this regard, they specified that “Microsoft Edge has Internet Explorer mode (“IE mode”) integrated, so you can access those websites and legacy Internet Explorer-based apps directly from Microsoft Edge.”
Thus, the company recognized that the latest available version of its browser would no longer be able to be used from June 15 to make way for Microsoft Edge as the main web browser developed by Microsoft.