Announcing Enterprise Site Discovery support on IE8, IE9, IE10 and new privacy enhancements

Rumors of Internet Explorer’s demise have been greatly exaggerated! We encourage all of our customers to stay up-to-date on the latest version of Internet Explorer and we are continuing to make it easier to upgrade than ever before. Today, we’re announcing two new updates to Enterprise Site Discovery as part of the March 2015 Update:…


Project Spartan and the Windows 10 January Preview Build

Yesterday, we announced that Windows 10 will ship with a brand new browser, codenamed “Project Spartan.” Designed for Windows 10, Spartan provides a more interoperable, reliable, and discoverable experience with advanced features including the ability to annotate on web pages, a distraction-free reading experience, and integration of Cortana for finding and doing things online faster….


Announcing improvements to the Enterprise Mode Site List

Today we are adding functionality to Enterprise Mode for Internet Explorer 11 as part of the November update, expanding the Enterprise Mode Site List introduced in April to give customers a new way to mitigate Web app compatibility issues. A new docMode section of the list enables IT to specify the document mode in which…


November 2014 updates for Internet Explorer

In addition to improvements to the Enterprise Mode Site List announced today, the November update also includes the following security related updates. Updates to out-of-date ActiveX control blocking As we shared back in October, and as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering a more secure browser, we have two updates to the out-of-date ActiveX control…


Announcing RemoteIE: Test the latest IE on Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Android

Update 11/12/2014: Windows Phone client preview now available for RemoteApp. Today, we’re excited to announce the preview availability of RemoteIE via Azure RemoteApp. This is a free service from Microsoft that allows you to run the latest version of Internet Explorer on the Windows 10 Technical Preview from your Windows, Mac OS X, iOS or…


Making it easier for Enterprises to stay up-to-date

As we shared in May, a top priority for Microsoft is helping customers upgrade and stay up to-date with the latest version of Internet Explorer. Today at TechEd Europe, we are making two announcements to help customers upgrade and stay up-to-date: Starting in November, we are expanding the functionality of the Enterprise Mode Site List…


Announcing the Enterprise Site Discovery Toolkit for Internet Explorer 11

Today, we’re announcing a new capability in Internet Explorer 11 that allows IT Pros to discover which of their Enterprise line of business applications are truly critical and used by their users. Together with Enterprise Mode IE, this toolkit helps simplify Enterprise upgrades. Download the Enterprise Site Discovery Toolkit for IE11 today and learn more…


Introducing the IE Platform Suggestion Box on UserVoice

On October 1st, we launched the Internet Explorer Platform Suggestion Box ( on the UserVoice platform. Since then, it has been great to see the feedback flowing in as everyone adds their voice in support of their most wanted Web platform features in IE. This post provides some background on our decision to launch a…


October 2014 updates and a preview of changes to out-of-date ActiveX control blocking

This post describes the October updates for Internet Explorer that we are releasing today and provides a preview of updates to out-of-date ActiveX control blocking coming in November 2014. October Updates Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-056 – This critical security update resolves one publicly disclosed vulnerability and fourteen privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer.  For more…


Expanding offers and VM delivery choices on modern.IE

We love hearing from developers that the virtual machines, tools and offers available on modern.IE are valuable to them, save them time and help make testing on Internet Explorer a little easier. That’s why we’re excited to let you know about a few new offerings we’re making available due to developer demand. VMs available in…