Edge update will disable Internet Explorer

Edge permanently disable the Internet Explorer 11 desktop browser in February. 

This comes after a previous warning from June 15, the day Internet Explorer reached its end of support.

Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) desktop application is scheduled to be permanently disabled on certain versions of Windows.

IE11 to Microsoft Edge are scheduled to be redirected with the Microsoft Edge update scheduled for February 14, 2023.

Enterprise admins are advised to transition from IE11 to Microsoft Edge with IE mode and remove IE visual references .

BleepingComputer previously reported that Internet Explorer would redirect users to the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge.

Starting in October 2020, IE11 has been automatically launching Microsoft Edge when visiting incompatible sites.

Microsoft has been urging customers to switch to Microsoft Edge with IE mode for years as it enables backward compatibility