Microsoft plans to kill off Internet Explorer and introduce ‘Spartan’ with Windows 10
As Microsoft gears up to introduce Windows 10, the tech giant is pondering whether to separate away from its flagship web browser that everyone has come to love (and hate) – Internet Explorer. The browser that will replace IE is reportedly called ‘Spartan’ and is designed to be much more flexible.
Spartan – faster, flexible and lighter
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Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella visions that the direction for Microsoft and its products must operate not just on the Windows operating system, but across other platforms as well. With Spartan, it may do just that. It must be light, it must be flexible – and it must not carry the stigma that Internet Explorer has.
And with any new software product – there is a good chance of vulnerabilities to be exploited when Spartan released with Windows 10. With a new operating system combined with a new web browser, what malware or other issues can arise for Microsoft? If anything, Microsoft must pull out all the stops for testing and prepare for any post-release threat response. When Windows 8 was released a few years ago, the fanfare reaction was very dull – Microsoft must not repeat the same mistakes and it must not be caught off guard when the hacks start rolling in.
For users who plan to migrate to Windows 10, ensure you have the latest Emsisoft products installed.
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