As the company prepares to disable this iconic browser, people are going all in to give it a good farewell.
A big part of our childhood is ending today as Microsoft has decided to disable Internet Explorer. Microsoft stated on 14th February that it has permanently deactivated the desktop version of Internet Explorer on certain versions of Windows 10 as well as upgraded its newer browser, Microsoft Edge, per CBS News. People had lots to say after learning that the first web browser that started it all had stopped working for real this time. People had a lot to say after learning that the first web browser that started it all had stopped working for real this time. People are pouring their thoughts and sharing some of the most amusing memes and jokes online to commemorate the end of an era.
These memes are absolutely hilarious and relatable at the same time. Here are 20 of the best ones that will leave you laughing and reminiscing about this iconic browser.
1. Truly Dead
is Internet Explorer ever truly dead? pic.twitter.com/KQGndprUxn— Tom Warren (@tomwarren) June 14, 2022
3. Still lagging
Internet Explorer is finally shutting down on June 15 after 27 years.— Scott Hanselman (@shanselman) June 14, 2022
Seems it’s lagging a bit, I clicked “close” 26 years ago.
If I use Internet Explorer to read this tweet 3 weeks from now, it won't be because I'm nostalgic. pic.twitter.com/7YguCgLDoq— M.R. Field (@ISpeakPirate) June 15, 2022
Microsoft prepares to retire internet explorer, it's 27 year old browser— SwatKat💃 (@swatic12) June 13, 2022
Chrome users : pic.twitter.com/5C8unTqcu6
6. Google's Tribute
Just in: Google slows down, as a tribute to Internet Explorer.#InternetExplorer— Suketu Gala (@suketugala) August 21, 2020
7. Childhood Journey
It's an search engine for others, but for me, it's my childhood journey with internet. THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE. ☺️ #InternetExplorer pic.twitter.com/OHqmYmnn0v— Chandrabhan Paikara (@cb_paikara) June 13, 2022
Internet explorer still doesn’t know about its farewell— Harshit Khattar (@Hkhattar14) June 13, 2022
9. Error Message
#InternetExplorer is set for retirement on Wednesday, I thought I would load it up for one last time for one final goodbye and... Error message. 🤣🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/44tG4dRF8s— Luke Searle (@LukedInLearning) June 14, 2022
10. End of an Error
end of an error pic.twitter.com/5hdKBk1B5I— Linus Tech Tips (@LinusTech) June 13, 2022
11. Chrome's Nemesis
Microsoft announced that Internet Explorer is shutting down after 27 years on June 15, 2022#InternetExplorer pic.twitter.com/sP1UInXloJ— Sagar Suhindero (@Rahimbuxsagar) June 13, 2022
Internet Explorer is retiring on Wednesday after 27 years of service. pic.twitter.com/ItNmJ4RJ1v— Lady G (@gabsmashh) June 13, 2022
13. Let's take things slow
Happy Valentine's Day to everyone who used to use Internet Explorer as their primary browser. pic.twitter.com/P9OKR5UD8Q— Andrew Hoyer 🇨🇦 (@andrewhoyer) February 14, 2023
14. Name one reason why
Internet Explorer is being retired on June 15! When's the last time you used it? pic.twitter.com/1jmtVNkooD— PCMag (@PCMag) June 7, 2022
15. PDF Viewer
Thanks for working as a pdf viewer for us #InternetExplorer pic.twitter.com/xogvmvlH2T— Aman Saini (@sainiaman038) June 15, 2022
16. Installing chrome
I just used internet explorer to download chrome so I can uninstall internet explorer 😂💔— AFiA DiMPLË (@Afia_Dimple) June 10, 2022
17. So long, partner.
Microsoft is shutting down Internet Explorer after 27 years : ( https://t.co/Mszl6dvxap pic.twitter.com/kTsuq5wy9c— The Meme Springboard (@MemeSpringboard) June 12, 2022
18. Childhood partner
After 27 years of service, Microsoft is going to retire Internet Explorer for good on June 15th. pic.twitter.com/rIpcHFWoU3— Product Hunt 😸 (@ProductHunt) June 12, 2022
Microsoft's #InternetExplorer is officially retiring after 27 years. pic.twitter.com/08uO17qin0— Corner: Get smarter in 2 minutes / day (@get_corner) June 13, 2022
20. The End
internet explorer lowkey the hardest name for a browser ever— BEN BEAL (@imbenbeal) February 15, 2023