YouTube ending support for Microsoft IE 7 ??

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YouTube ending support for Microsoft IE 7 ??

Postby Samoan » 10 May 2012, 10:30

I was just listening to something on YouTube today and there's a blue banner at the top of the page telling me that I'm using MS IE 7 web browser and that YouTube will be ending support for IE 7 soon.

It advises me to click on the words in the banner, Update your browser now.

Should I do so or should I wait for my computer (Windows Vista) to tell me it's updating me, as it does from time to time ?
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Re: YouTube ending support for Microsoft IE 7 ??

Postby JQW » 10 May 2012, 11:02

It won't automatically update, you will need to do it manually. Just use the Windows Update option within Control Panel.
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Re: YouTube ending support for Microsoft IE 7 ??

Postby Samoan » 10 May 2012, 13:11

Thank You, Paul. It's all done.
I can't believe how fast IE 9 is. It's running away with me !
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Re: YouTube ending support for Microsoft IE 7 ??

Postby Samoan » 10 May 2012, 13:21

Ahh.
I've just looked at a fresh YouTube clip and it's still saying I'm using IE 7 ??
I don't think I am. The whole web page lay out is different. I've checked my Windows status update history and it tells me IE 9 has been sucessfully installed.

Shall I ignore the YouTube advice ?

Edit: I've clicked on the X at the very end of the blue banner and the advice that I'm in IE 7 no longer appears. I'll keep checking on YouTube periodically to see the state of play.
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Re: YouTube ending support for Microsoft IE 7 ??

Postby wilson » 12 May 2012, 01:13

Ditch IE and move on.

Shit software.
Oh well, what the feck.

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Re: YouTube ending support for Microsoft IE 7 ??

Postby Uncle Spellbinder » 12 May 2012, 14:41

Firefox, Chrome or Opera. Though I prefer Firefox, all three of these browsers outshine IE.

As Wilson says, IE is "Shit software."
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