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Lugain Natto 21 Reputation points
2020-12-01T08:27:52.81+00:00

Will Microsoft continue to release security patches and updates to Microsoft internet explorer 11?

I've read the Lifecycle FAQ - Internet Explorer and Edge, but couldn't understand if Microsoft will continue to release security patches and update to Internet Explorer 11 or not. if not which date was the last update has been or will be released.

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  1. Leon Laude 85,651 Reputation points
    2020-12-01T09:20:48.18+00:00

    Hi @Lugain Natto ,

    Internet Explorer 11 will continue receiving security updates and technical support for the lifecycle of the version of Windows on which it is installed.

    For more information:

    What is the Lifecycle policy for Internet Explorer?
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/faq/internet-explorer-microsoft-edge

    Also have a look at the following announcement:

    Microsoft 365 apps say farewell to Internet Explorer 11 and Windows 10 sunsets Microsoft Edge Legacy
    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-365-blog/microsoft-365-apps-say-farewell-to-internet-explorer-11-and/ba-p/1591666

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    Leon

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  1. Sunny Qi 10,896 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2020-12-01T09:22:45.307+00:00

    Hi,

    Thanks for posting in Q&A platform.

    Will Microsoft continue to release security patches and updates to Microsoft internet explorer 11?

    Yes. Security updates, compatibility fixes, and technical support continues for IE 11 on Windows 7, 8.1, and 10.

    Internet Explorer 11 will continue receiving security updates and technical support for the lifecycle of the version of Windows on which it is installed. IE 11 is available via Microsoft Update Catalog, Windows Update and Windows Server Update Service (WSUS).

    Best Regards,
    Sunny

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