Internet Explorer

While Internet Explorer has been on the web for ages, support for the browser won’t available for much longer. Until then, we’ll showcase the latest news and updates you should know, while we’ll also provide some helpful guidelines on any issues.

Microsoft Edge: VP9, WebM and Opus support

Microsoft announced a moment ago that it has added support for the media formats VP9, WebM and Opus in preview versions of Microsoft Edge on Windows Insider systems. The company wants to […]

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Windows 10 Build 14291 ships with Edge Extensions support, sort of

Microsoft shipped build 14291 of Windows 10 to the Fast Ring insider channel a few hours ago, and with it an update for the system's default browser Microsoft Edge that introduces initial […]

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Don't open local PDFs in Edge, you will lose all tabs

For some time now I have experienced a strange issue when using Microsoft's Edge web browser on a Windows 10 machine. The browser, configured to reload all tabs from the last browsing […]

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Report: Microsoft Edge leaks private browsing data locally

A not-so recent report (page no longer available) indicates that Microsoft's Edge web browser may be leaking web browsing data of the browser's private browsing mode locally. The researcher's investigation of locally […]

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Microsoft enables settings protection in Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft enabled a new protective feature in Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 10 recently that it introduced for its Microsoft Edge web browser back in November 2015. The security feature has been […]

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Microsoft SmartScreen Filter gets Drive-By Attack Protection

Microsoft SmartScreen Filter is a protective feature integrated into the Windows operating system as well as Microsoft's web browsers Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge that protects computer users from certain kinds of […]

Microsoft Internet Explorer end of life upgrade notification update

Microsoft announced a while ago that it plans to make fundamental changes to Internet Explorer support on machines running the Windows operating system. The company wants to support only the latest available […]

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Microsoft publishes Edge extensions page and extensions accidentally

Microsoft Edge is a bare-bones web browser that the company shipped with its Windows 10 operating system, and it seems that previous versions of Windows won't be supported by Edge. Microsoft removed […]

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Microsoft enables full support for asm.js on Windows 10

Microsoft enabled full support for asm.js for Windows Insider builds 10532 and up yesterday.  Since it is generally assumed that the long-awaited TH2 update for stable versions of Windows is 10586, it […]

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End of support for old Internet Explorer versions draws near

Microsoft revealed in 2014 that it plans to end support for older versions of its Internet Explorer web browser starting January 12, 2016. The company will only support the most recent version […]

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Enable VP9 in Microsoft Edge for better HTML5 streaming support

Microsoft continues its work on the Edge browser that it shipped with Windows 10 in the latest Insider build 10547 released to the Fast Ring a while ago. One new feature that […]

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Improve your privacy in Microsoft Edge with these settings

Microsoft Edge is a slimmed down browser that is still in development. Microsoft has big plans for Edge, extension support is one of the main goals for instance which should give the […]

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Microsoft pushes out emergency patch MS15-093 for critical Internet Explorer vulnerability

Microsoft published a new out of band security bulletin today that informs about a newly detected critical security vulnerability in the company's Internet Explorer web browser. The vulnerability, which is already exploited […]

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Microsoft releases Microsoft Edge virtual machine images

Windows 10's usage share is on the rise and with it comes a new default system browser called Microsoft Edge. While Edge does not have the market share of Firefox, Chrome or […]

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How to change the default Microsoft Edge download location

One of the core shortcomings of Microsoft Edge, the new default browser that ships with Windows 10, is that it lacks customization options. While it ships with some, most are either difficult […]

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Microsoft Edge's New Tab Page is broken in its current form

Microsoft renamed the main web browser of its upcoming operating system from Project Spartan to Microsoft Edge recently. The company added new features to the browser in the latest build of the […]

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Microsoft Edge shows audio indicators in tabs now

The most recent public build of Windows 10, build 10122, ships with an updated version of the operating system's default browser Microsoft Edge. Microsoft is under a lot of pressure currently. Not […]

Microsoft reveals what Edge won't support: ActiveX, VBScript, more

We all know by now that Windows 10 will ship with a new default browser that Microsoft calls Edge. While it won't be the only browser that ships with the system, as […]

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Would you use Microsoft Edge if it supported your favorite extensions

Microsoft Spartan Edge is a browser in-development that will ship with Windows 10 later this year. In fact, it will replace Internet Explorer as the default web browser on the system. I […]

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Is Microsoft's Spartan browser really becoming a contender?

Project Spartan is the codename of the new web browser that ships with Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 operating system. It is one of the major changes of the system, considering that it […]

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This is Microsoft's new browser Spartan

Microsoft pushed out a new build to all Windows 10 Technical Preview users which includes the first official snapshot of the company's new browser Spartan. You may have read about Spartan before […]

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This is Spartan and what we don't know yet about Microsoft's new browser

Microsoft revealed two days ago that it will integrate Project Spartan, a new web browser, in its upcoming Windows 10 operating system that is expected to ship later this year. According to […]

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How to enable experimental features in Internet Explorer

Mary Jo Foley mentioned recently that Microsoft could ship the company's upcoming operating system Windows 10 with two browsers instead of just one. These two browsers, different from the two versions of […]

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Internet Explorer Developer Tools update brings horizontal toolbar

Microsoft rolled out an update recently that changed the interface of the Internet Explorer Developer Tools significantly. Most modern browsers ship with a set of developer tools included. These tools can be […]

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Microsoft launches cross-platform remote Internet Explorer application

Developers who want to optimize their websites for all web browsers need to get their hands on various browsers to do so. One of the issues that devs run into regularly is […]

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Microsoft to only support most recent IE version from 2016 on

When it comes to supporting web browsers, most companies have made the decision to only support the most recent version of it and maybe in addition to that an extended support release […]

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Microsoft improves Internet Explorer security on Windows 7 and newer systems

Outdated browser plugins are a huge security risk on today's Internet. While some companies have started to block outdated plugins and insecure ones, others have not done so until now. Microsoft just […]

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Add custom search engines to Microsoft's Internet Explorer

When it comes to support for different search engines, it is Firefox that takes the crown. Not only is it the only browser of the big four that features a separate search […]

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Microsoft launches Internet Explorer Developer Channel

All major web browsers for the Windows platform with the exception of Microsoft's Internet Explorer offer test versions for users interested in cutting edge features. Two of the core ideas behind making […]

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How to modify Internet Explorer's homepage

Microsoft's Internet Explorer uses the MSN website as the default homepage in the web browser. Most users probably do not want that and while it is easy enough to change the homepage […]

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0-day Internet Explorer vulnerability patch ships today, even for XP

Now that is unsuspecting. You may have read about the latest detected 0-day vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer that is affecting all versions of the browser regardless of operating system. If not, […]

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Internet Explorer 11's Reading View is pretty good, when it works

Internet Explorer 11 is certainly a step up from previous versions of the web browser. And while some argue that it is still lacking behind in many regards, it is generally seen […]

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Display all Internet Explorer passwords with IEPasswordDump

Whenever you sign in to a web service for the first time using Microsoft's Internet Explorer, you will receive a prompt that lets you save the username and password information so that […]

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Change Internet Explorer's Look and Behavior with Quero Toolbar

Do not be too harsh with me on this one. While toolbar are usually anything but appreciated by the majority of users, it may be different this time. The Quero Toolbar is […]

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How to switch tabs in the Internet Explorer app on Windows 8

If you want to run a web browser on Windows 8's start screen (Windows 8 is used to describe all versions of the system, including windows 8.1), you do not have much […]

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Fix for Gadget display issues after IE11 Installation on Windows 7

When I reviewed the Internet Explorer 11 final release for Windows 7, I never expected it to become this popular. The core reason for this was not the availability of the latest […]

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Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7

Microsoft has just released the final version of its web browser Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7. The browser, originally released as part of the Windows 8.1 upgrade to the company's most […]

Google to drop support for Internet Explorer 9: what it means

Google published a reminder today on the Google Apps blog that it has ended support for Microsoft Internet Explorer 9. What this means is that the company will not test existing or […]

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How to change and add search providers to Internet Explorer 11

Depending on which web browser you are using, it is either difficult or relatively easy to switch search providers. Some web browsers ship with a selection of preinstalled providers that you can […]

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Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 11 Toolkit to block automatic deployment on Windows 7

Internet Explorer 11 is the newest version of the default system browser of the Windows operating system. It ships with Windows 8.1, the update to Windows 8 that will be released to […]


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