Internet Explorer will be killed soon Labels: browser, chrome, firefox, internet, Internet Explorer, market, microsoft, web Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) started its journey in 1995 and by 2004 it had about 90% of the browser market. This is really a huge figure. But Internet Explorer could not maintain their hold on the market. Today this browser is closer to just 66%. Every internet user relies on a browser as his or her gateway to the web. What matters the most is how secure the browser is and how comfortable a user feels after using the browser. Whether it is greater security, more reliability, extensions, or something else, it is clear that more and more people are choosing Firefox, Safari, and Chrome. Microsoft's Internet explorer tried to compete with these browsers by releasing new versions of IE but had almost no effect on market share or retention. While on the other hand, competitor Firefox has broken 1/5th of the market share. The graph given below gives the graphical view of the same (click on the graph to view the full- size) If Microsoft continue this sort of downhill, then the estimation says that the browser will have no users by about 2021.Of course, extrapolating that far in time is completely speculative and unreliable.But the fact is that Internet Explorer is shedding its users gradually. This post might be a delight to a number of users as they wish Internet Explorer would die because of a number of reasons. But IE isn't dead yet. So repeatedly check the updates of this site for the latest news.