According to Microsoft, the Internet Explorer browser may experience an incompatibility error after updating to Windows 11.
In a recently published tech support document from Microsoft, the company explains that browser data stored in Internet Explorer (IE) may no longer be available after installing Windows 11 on a sufficient device. condition.
Microsoft explains: “After upgrading to Windows 11, saved information and data from IE 11 may not be accessible if you did not import that data into Microsoft Edge prior to the upgrade. Note if you have already imported data and information IE 11 information to Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 before upgrading to Windows 11, your device will not be affected”.
After discovering the above error, Microsoft has activated an upgrade block that prevents devices affected by this issue from receiving upgrades to Windows 11.
However, the company says only devices where Internet Explorer 11 is the primary browser will not receive the update.
Microsoft shared: “To protect your upgrade experience, we’ve taken a measure of compatibility preservation on affected devices by preventing them from receiving the upgrade or installing Windows 11. Devices affected are devices where IE11 is the primary browser or IE11 is set as the default browser”.
However, Microsoft says the problem does not affect devices that have not upgraded to Windows 11. Also, if you have Windows 11 installed and do not select the option to import IE 11 data to Microsoft Edge, you will not experience this problem. affect.
Refer to Softpedia