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Do You Use Windows? Upgrade IE NOW…

…or else your PC will be host to myriad viruses, worms, and other nasty digital critters next month. On January 12, 2016, Microsoft is decommissioning all product and security updates for all but the latest Internet Explorer. Make sure you have upgraded to Internet Explorer 11 or Microsoft Edge prior to the decom.

To check your IE version click Tools > About Internet Explorer. An example is shown to the right.

To download and install the latest version of IE automatically, check Control Panel > Windows Updates.

Windows 10, Microsoft’s latest operating system, ships with both IE11 and MS Edge. Win10 users are safe. Users of all other Windows versions should perform this quick check. For any assistance, feel free to email us at .

Here is the Microsoft webpage containing the official timelines: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/search?sort=PN&alpha=internet%20explorer


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The official gear-head of fusionSpan. Manav has over 14 years of enterprise software development experience. Previously he spent 7 years in various lead development and architect roles at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Notably, he contributed to the architecture and development of some of the core components of the caBIG infrastructure, for which he received the NCI caBIG Outstanding Achievement Award.