Internet Explorer

Battle of the browsers: Edge vs. Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Safari vs. Opera vs. IE vs. Vivaldi 4:21

Choosing a web browser can be tough. Here, we pit the latest versions of Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Firefox, Edge, and Vivaldi against one another to try and name the best browser for most users.

Microsoft loses about 40 million Internet Explorer users in one month

Although Microsoft's Edge browser did see a minor uptick in its user numbers in October, it is a far cry from the deserters fleeing the various versions of Internet Explorer. Instead, most seem to be flocking to Firefox.

Microsoft will end support for RC4 encryption in Edge and IE11 next month

Microsoft is pulling the plug on the aging and insecure RC4 cipher for Edge and Internet Explorer, after Chrome and Firefox killed it off in January. Users shouldn't expect any disruptions.

How to delete cookies in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and IE

Cookies can track your browsing and much more, which is why so many people avoid them like they're on a diet. Here's how to rid the cookies crumbs from your favorite browser.

Microsoft bleeds IE users to Google, Chrome on top by mid-year

Likely driven by Windows users looking for an alternative to Microsoft's browsers, Internet Explorer usage appears to be in a freefall while Google Chrome usage continues to rise month after month.

Microsoft looks to kill old IE versions with latest patch snub

If you're still running an old version of Internet Explorer, it really is time to upgrade, as extended support has ended for almost all of them. The latest patch for Edge and IE11 has left out 7, 8, 9 and in some cases 10 as well.

Windows 8 dropped by Microsoft in latest Patch Tuesday

If you're running older iterations of Internet Explorer or the original release of Windows 8, you really need to think about upgrading. Microsoft has ended full support for all of it.

Microsoft twins Edge with Office 365 to encourage adoption

On the seemingly never-ending road to killing off use of old, insecure software, Microsoft is now encouraging people to drop IE 8 and 9 by stating that Office 365 will not operate at its full functionality without the Edge browser.

Microsoft patches up major flaw in Internet Explorer

If your'e a regular Internet Explorer user, you'll want to make sure that your browser is up to date, as Microsoft has just released a new patch for its ageing browser that affects all versions across many operating systems.

Want some Internet in your Windows 10 Start Menu? Here’s how to pin your favorite websites

Would you like to pin website bookmarks to the Start Menu or Task Bar in Windows 10, in order to use browser links like apps? It's not as easy as it should be, especially if you want to use Chrome or Firefox, but we'll tell you how.

Microsoft won’t include support for Silverlight in Windows 10 Edge browser

Unlikely to impact the majority of streaming media consumers, Microsoft's video streaming standard Silverlight will not be supported in the upcoming Microsoft Edge Web browser that's shipping with Windows 10.

Microsoft divulges details on what’s being dropped from Edge’s new rendering engine

Microsoft has followed up one of its original posts on the Edge browsers by giving intricate details of the many different APIs and scripting languages that will be left behind from the days of Internet Explorer.