Important: The Internet Explorer 11 desktop application is retired and out of support as of June 15, 2022 for certain versions of Windows 10.
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The Internet Explorer 11 desktop application will progressively redirect to the faster, more secure Microsoft Edge browser, and will ultimately be disabled via Windows Update. Disable IE today.
This cumulative update includes improvements and fixes for Internet Explorer 11 that is running on Windows 8.1 or Windows 7, and resolves the following issue:
Internet Explorer cannot load images that have a backslash (\) in their relative sources path.
If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.
How to get this update
Microsoft Update Catalog
To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
There are no prerequisites for installing this update.
You don't have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement information
This update doesn't replace a previously released update.
For a list of the files that are provided in this cumulative update, download the file information for cumulative update 4491113.