Updating internet explorer 6 to 7
Microsoft Edge replaced Internet Explorer as the default browser on Windows 10.
It is also the default browser in Windows 10 for smartphones and tablets.
Internet Explorer has long been a whipping boy among browsers.
IE6 was perhaps the most reviled browser in history, thanks to its non-standard quirks that Web developers had to navigate around to get their sites working correctly.
So if you still use the Internet Explorer Maintenance section in Group Policy be aware that you will lose access to the ability to edit these policy setting if you update to IE10.
Alternatively you can simply reset the Internet Explorer Maintenance settings (see How to remove imported Internet Explorer Group Policy Settings) and just use the standard Group Policy Administrative Templates or Group Policy preferences.
Fixes include updating Internet Explorer to the latest version, removing excess toolbars, and removing malware with Windows Defender.
Microsoft Edge is designed to be a lightweight web browser with a layout engine built around web standards, and Microsoft has committed to updating Edge to embrace new and existing standards that it does not yet support.
add-on for Windows 95 and via the simultaneous OEM release of Windows 95.
Updating Internet Explorer Removing Toolbars Removing Malware Disabling Internet Explorer Community Q&A This wiki How teaches you how to fix common issues with your Internet Explorer browser on Windows.
Microsoft has also developed Internet Explorer for Mac, Internet Explorer for UNIX and Internet Explorer Mobile respectively for Apple Macintosh, Unix and mobile devices.
The first two are discontinued but the latter runs on Windows CE, Windows Mobile and Windows Phone.
In which case you will also want to read my other post about controlling IE Site Zone mappings using preferences How to configuring IE Site Zone mapping using group policy without locking out the user TIP: I have not verified this but some people say that un-installing IE10 will restore the Internet Explore Maintenance option in GPMC Warning: Some people are having issues with just removing IE10.