Important Information for Internet Explorer for Mac Users

By Dave

In June 2003, the Microsoft Macintosh Business Unit announced that Internet Explorer for Mac would undergo no further development, and support would cease in 2005. In accordance with published support lifecycle policies, Microsoft will end support for Internet Explorer for Mac on December 31st, 2005, and will provide no further security or performance updates.

Additionally, as of January 31st, 2006, Internet Explorer for the Mac will no longer be available for download from Mactopia. It is recommended that Macintosh users migrate to more recent web browsing technologies such as Apple’s Safari.

I don’t know if I would really call that important information as most of the Mac users I know have long since abandoned Internet Explorer but it is interesting that they will no longer be doing anything Mac related for IE, not even hosting the file.

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