Internet explorer updating
But despite this redesigned browser being the default in Windows 10, users have turned their back on the new app.
According to data from San Francisco-based firm Quantcast, Google Chrome accounts for a staggering 70 per cent of all browser activity on Windows 10 machines.
Microsoft made the official announcement on its online support pages."Beginning January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical supports and security updates," it read."Internet Explorer 11 is the last version of Internet Explorer, and will continue to receive security updates, compatibility fixes, and technical support on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10."However some three-quarters of Internet Explorer users will not have upgraded their browser in time for the end-of-support deadline, research has shown.
A new survey from Camwood questioned more than 1,000 online users on whether or not they intend to make the switch to IE 11 today.
Internet Explorer 11 will be officially supported, maintaining our alignment with current browser security standards.
As of July 31, 2017, Hootsuite will no longer support Internet Explorer 9 or 10.
IE 11 is supported and therefore receives technical support and security updates.
Supported browser versions protect devices from viruses and malicious software, and have improved reliability.
The April 2016 deadline is actually an extension to the lifecycle of Google Chrome on Windows XP.
Google announced in October 2013 that support for Chrome on XP would end by April 2015, before pushing that deadline back to December 2015.