News Microsoft puts a gun to your head

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  1. Shithead

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    Okay, maybe an overstatement but..........


    Microsoft ditches Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10, will only support version 11
    BY Alejandro Alba
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 2:02 PM
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    Microsoft will no longer support versions 8, 9, and 10 of Internet Explorer.
    Microsoft is officially pulling the plug on older versions of its infamous Internet Explorer web browser.
    Versions 8, 9 and 10 of the browser will no longer receive support from the Windows 10 maker starting next Tuesday, Jan. 12. Only the most current version of Internet Explorer will still operate, which is version 11.
    Internet Explorer 11 will continue to receive security updates, compatibility fixes and technical support.
    Microsoft suggests Internet Explorer users update their browser or they will risk compromising their privacy online and being attacked by hackers.
    "Security updates patch vulnerabilities that may be exploited by malware, helping to keep users and their data safer," Microsoft said on its website. "Regular security updates help protect computers from malicious attacks, so upgrading and staying current is important."
    Microsoft also rolled out a new "End of Life" patch that notifies users to upgrade to either version 11 or Microsoft Edge, its latest Internet browser.
    Users with old version can either go to Microsoft's website to download a new version, or follow on-screen instructions whenever they are notified to upgrade.
    Edge was introduced in July as an improved, faster version of Internet Explorer. The Edge browser has an array of new features such as Cortana support, note-taking, doodling and instant screen sharing.
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  2. Mark Mayonnaise

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    Solve your problems. Switch to Chrome/Firefox and get away from Internet Exploder. At least Chrome tests its security patches before barfing them out on the public.
     
  4. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus! Gold

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    they are all vulnerable web browsers...thank them for telling you to get off of them
     
  5. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    I use firefox but sometimes have issues with Flashplayer so i'll use IE at times
     
  6. Mark Mayonnaise

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    Use Chrome dumbass niggas
     
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    11 is terrible too
     
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    I'm still rocking ME.......
     
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    What is this "Internet Explorer" of which you speak?
     
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    JRoyle411 I want to live in a hamburger bun.

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    I still use Netscape Navigator.

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    Did someone say gun?

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    Fuck em. I have 8, I don't even want to go to 8.1. I would love to go back to Win 7, but this is the way my computer came configured. There is no IE 11 for just 8 only 8.1. So fuck em, I'll continue to just use FF and Chrome.
     
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    only problem with Chrome is that shit eats up system memory like a hog. Uses more RAM than the other browsers...it's probably all of Googles tracking tools :stalk:
     
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    I use a Mac. Microsoft hasn't developed web browser for Mac in a decade. No gun to my head.
     
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    She's 14 years for crying out tears! Take your hand out of your pants! :mad:
     
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    Windows ME? Which hasn't had a security patch in over a decade, and wasn't that well put together to begin with? Jeeeeezus.
     
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    "Robin, what's this Internet Explorer? This is why I use Lotus Notes, Robin."

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    ...i have chrome and it works awesome. me no care.
     
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    Windows. :jj:
     
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    Good news for every web developer on the planet.
     
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