*Retirement Milestone* Microsoft Edge Legacy support ending today

 

Date: March 9, 2021

 

Summary

As communicated in MC220490 (August ’20), Microsoft Edge Legacy desktop application support ends today, March 9, 2021. Microsoft Edge Legacy will no longer be supported and will not receive new security updates.  

Additionally, we announced in MC237900 (February '21) that we will remove the now out of support Microsoft Edge Legacy desktop application and replace it with the new Microsoft Edge when you apply April’s Windows 10 cumulative monthly security update. This update will be available starting April 13, 2021.

For customers using kiosk mode in Microsoft Edge Legacy: to continue using kiosk mode and avoid disruption to your kiosk scenarios, you will need to set up kiosk mode in the new Microsoft Edge.

 

When This Will Happen

Microsoft Edge Legacy desktop application

  • Timing: Microsoft Edge Legacy desktop app support ends today, March 9, 2021.
  • Action:
    • To continue using a supported browser, transition to the new Microsoft Edge.
    • To avoid disruption to your kiosk scenarios, you must additionally set up kiosk mode in the new Microsoft Edge.
    • If you are already using the new Microsoft Edge (and have set up any needed kiosk scenarios), no action is required.

 

How This Will Affect Your Organization

Please refer to MC237900 (February ’21) for more details.

 

What You Need To Do To Prepare

Please refer to MC237900 (February ’21) for more details.

Additional Information

 

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Details

Article ID: 132689
Created
Tue 4/20/21 7:31 PM