Windows 10: Microsoft confirms the death of Internet Explorer

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  1. Posts : 20,696
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       17 Mar 2015 #1

    Microsoft confirms the death of Internet Explorer


    Microsoft has officially confirmed the impending retirement of its Internet Explorer web browser and its replacement with Project Spartan.

    Criss Capossela, Microsoft’s marketing chief, said: “We’re now researching what the new brand, or the new name, for our browser should be in Windows 10.”

    Capossela explained:

    “We’ll continue to have Internet Explorer, but we’ll also have a new browser called Project Spartan, which is codenamed Project Spartan. We have to name the thing.”
    Source: Microsoft confirms the death of Internet Explorer
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  2.    17 Mar 2015 #2

    It's about time.. MS needs a fresh and new browser and IE was just not cutting it anymore, IMO.
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  3.    17 Mar 2015 #3

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    It's about time.. MS needs a fresh and new browser and IE was just not cutting it anymore, IMO.
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  4.    17 Mar 2015 #4

    RIP

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  5.    17 Mar 2015 #5

    Come on Spartan do us proud
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  6. Posts : 14,874
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393, Windows 10 Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Update, Ubuntu
       17 Mar 2015 #6

    I'll miss IE. Spartan looks like Chrome, I already have that too, but.... Dammit I prefer IE!
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  7. Posts : 8,291
    Windows 10 Professional
       17 Mar 2015 #7

    This one threw me for a loop when it popped up!

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  8.    17 Mar 2015 #8

    Years ago IE was a bit crappy, but I can't see what's wrong with it now. I use Safari, Chrome, Firefox and IE and I really can't find a problem with IE.
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  9.    17 Mar 2015 #9

    Well, there are websites that don't work with IE and the developers are not going to do any work to fix the issues. I took a class that IE would not work with the coding/grading too.
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  10. Posts : 1,546
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
       17 Mar 2015 #10

    I am , how can they remove I.E. if IE is a part of the Operating systems Microsoft said it can't be done? I know a lot of software depends on I.E. being installed. Including some virus protection programs. I wonder how that going to work.
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