Microsoft will disable VBScript in IE11 on Windows 7, 8 and Windows 8.1

By | August 5, 2019

In 2017, Microsoft decided to stop using the VBScript in Internet Explorer 11. Now, in 2019, after two years, Microsoft decided that the end of VBScript in Internet Explorer 11 is approaching.

At the end of 2017, Windows 10 has already been given the option to disable VBScript. However, at the end of last month, Microsoft released an update that disables VBScript in IE11 on Windows 10.

internet explorerMicrosoft indicates that disabling Visual Basic Script (VBScript) with the upcoming new update in older versions of Windows 7, 8 and Windows 8.1 ensures a safe online environment.

The Windows update that disables VBScript for Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 is expected on August 13, 2019. Microsoft informs users in an updated blog post that users who depend on Visual Basic Scripts can continue to use the scripting language.

VBScript can be enabled manually via the Windows registry, group policy or security zone in the browser.

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Hi, I am Max. I am a computer security researcher. Every day I blog about new adware threats as they are released. I am also active in various online communities to help people with their computer problems. Stay safe!

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