Google will be from 15 November 2012 no longer the Internet Explorer 8 from Microsoft support. Windows XP users are affected by this decision.
Google blog post by announcing that from the 15th November 2012, Internet Explorer 8 is no longer supported. This applies to all online apps and services from Google. According to the notification from Google after that date will receive all users of Internet Explorer 8, a warning message that it prompts to a newer browser to change. This will not affect the Google search page; even after the 15th November problems with Internet Explorer 8 can be accessed and used.
“Every time a new version of a browser is released, we begin with the support to stop it and the support for the third-oldest version, “reads part of Google. This is true for all major browsers, so for Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. After Internet Explorer 10 on October 26, 2012 appears, hence the support for Internet Explorer 8 on November 15, 2012 will end.
The Internet Explorer 8 was the last of Microsoft publish browser that supported even Windows XP. In March 2011 came the Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Vista and Windows 7. The Internet Explorer 10 is simultaneously on 26 with Windows 8 Appear in October and also do not support Windows XP.
Windows XP users who want even after the deadline to use the Google products – if not already done already been – a different browser than Internet Explorer will need to use. Already in July 2011, Google had the support for Internet Explorer 7 and in January 2010 for the Internet Explorer 6 ended.
Different from the time of IE6 and IE7 has on 19 March 2009 published IE8 but still high market shares. In August 2012, IE according to figures from NET applications web analysts was still the world’s most used browser version with 47 percent of the world’s most widely used browser, and Internet Explorer 8 with 25 percent.
In August, which had a market share of at least 42.5 percent in published October 2001 Windows XP according to figures from NET applications and Windows 7 came up with a 42.8 percent market share. Since it’s no surprise that Microsoft continues to both Windows XP and the Internet Explorer 8 will support. For Windows XP, Microsoft plans to deliver more security updates until April 2014. The Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7, Microsoft wants to help even more in 2020.