The Daily Edge uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 6 °C Tuesday 28 March, 2017

7 excellent reasons why you shouldn’t be using Internet Explorer

Just stop.

1. You’ve been told not to

Seriously, you have been actively told not to use it, by the UK and US governments.

A security flaw in the browser means that hackers can now literally see into your soul via the medium of Internet Explorer.


Okay, maybe not your soul, but not far off it.

Versions 6 to 11 are under threat and until Microsoft finds a fix hackers could be able to gain full user permissions over remote computers, allowing them to install programs, and view and delete data.

And if you needed any more convincing, here are six more reasons:

2. This comic

comics-microsoft-call-internet-explorer-542880 Source: Joy Reactor

3. This hoax

In 2011 a hoax survey which claimed that people who used Internet Explorer rather than other browsers like Chrome, Firefox and Safari had a lower IQ.

Everyone was fooled: BBC, Forbes, Mashable…


4. This accurate Hallowe’en tale

ie Source:

5. This reality

clicked Source:

6. This heartbreaking truth


7. These fountains of knowledge

Read: Three weeks after turning off support, Windows XP faces its first major problem>

It’s finally time to say goodbye to Internet Explorer 6>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

Leave a commentcancel

Trending Tags