Although Internet Explorer has enabled millions of people to "sniff" the site, now this browser is not as popular as it once was. Microsoft still supported and its earlier versions. But it does not anymore. He finished namely technical support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 and stop for them and deliver security updates. These last were released on Tuesday.
The move is not surprising, because the company announced the end of life as early as July 2014. This does not mean that Internet Explorer completely ends its eleventh version that Microsoft has built into Windows besides Edge 10 and has an integrated Cortana, will continue to be supported.
If you choose to continue using the older version, Microsoft warns that it will be more susceptible to viruses, malware and other malicious software. According to statistics NetMarketShare in December benefited from one of the versions of Internet Explorer 8, 9 or 10 still 19.8% of Internet users, that is one in five.
The software giant hopes that the end of support will increase the market share of its newer browsers. True, there is the real chance that the present users switch to browsers Google and Mozilla.