EOS: Microsoft encourage IE 10 users to shift to IE 11

[German]Internet Explorer 10 will reach its End of Support (EOS) at End of 2019. Microsoft encourage IE 10 users to shift to IE 11 till the end of this year. This affects users of Internet Explorer 10 who are running Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 Embedded Standard.


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The majority of Windows users, from Windows 7 to Windows 10, who use Internet Explorer, have version 11 of this browser in use. But some operating systems were shipped with IE 10. And there still seems to be a certain percentage of users working with IE 10. 

End of Support for den IE 10 in 2019

Now, Microsoft addresses users who are still using Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard. This operating systems were shipped with Internet Explorer 10. Within this blog post Microsoft announces that enterprise customers using Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard will be able to use IE11 in their test environments or pilot rings from spring 2019 onward. To simplify deployment, IE11 can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog.

Microsoft will also release the IE11 upgrade later via Windows Update and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) for all versions of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard in 2019. The updates are available then through the Update Catalog and the WSUS channel as a Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer 10. They will also be included in the monthly rollup in due course. Updates for IE11 are called “Internet Explorer 11 Cumulative Update” in the Microsoft Update Catalog, Windows Update, and WSUS.

IE10 is supported for the above mentioned operating system versions until 2019. Users therefore have time until January 2020 to complete the transition from Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) to Internet Explorer 11. In 2020 no more security updates or other updates will be made available for Internet Explorer 10. There will be no free or paid support options. Microsoft also does not want to release online technical content changes for IE10. Do you still use IE 10? (via)


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