It's this latter population Microsoft is targeting with a campaign that runs through June 2010 that touts its own IE 8 as a better alternative.
The campaign's first visible elements are a video aimed at online holiday shoppers and a Web slice to promote daily deals at e Bay.
They may have undiscovered security problems, and if any such problems exist, they will now never be fixed, leaving you vulnerable to attack.
If your version of Windows supports it, you could switch to Microsoft's new browser: Edge.
Do you know what version of Internet Explorer you have installed?
Do you know why it's important to know what IE version you're using?
There are two ways to check your Internet Explorer version number.
The first is through Internet Explorer itself, and is much easier than the second method that uses the Command Prompt.
It's also helpful to know what version of IE is installed on your computer so you know which tutorials to follow when you're trying to diagnose a problem, or maybe so you can communicate that version number to someone that's helping you solve a problem with IE.Internet Explorer is provided just for backwards compatibility, but probably shouldn't be used unless really required.Any version of Internet Explorer other than version 11 is now obsolete and shouldn't be used.Do you need to know what version of Internet Explorer do I have?
As of January 12, 2016, Microsoft has dropped support for all versions of Internet Explorer other than version 11. As our table below shows, the only versions of Windows capable of running Internet Explorer 11 are Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. XP, Vista, Windows 7 you are unable to run a safe, supported version of Internet Explorer and you should take action now. Edge is Microsoft's new web browser and is the future for Microsoft.
Alternatively, you could use a different web browser altogether: for example: Google's Chrome browser or Mozilla's Firefox browser.