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With Internet Explorer 11 being the final version of the browser, what will happen when following the workflow to view an LCCN for an unqualified name?

Applies to
  • Connexion client

The August 17, 2021 end date for IE 11 is for Microsoft 365 apps and services. Connexion client is unaffected by the change.

Connexion client uses Internet Explorer 11 core DLLs for printing records and accession lists as well as for displaying certain embedded windows such as controlling authority records.

Additional information

Q. Is support for IE 11 ending?
A. Internet Explorer is supported in Windows 10 through the lifecycle of the operating system being run.

Q. What will happen when following the workflow to view an LCCN for an unqualified name? Currently, a window pops up to view names: Clicking on a name pops up an IE-embedded window regardless of default browser.
A. This workflow is not changing; see next.

Obtained from:
When will Microsoft support for Internet Explorer 11 end?
What is the Lifecycle policy for Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer is a component of the Windows operating system and follows the Lifecycle Policy for the product on which it is installed.

For customers who have business-critical, line-of-business apps running on IE 11 today, IE 11 continues to be a supported browser.

More information obtained from:

Use Internet Explorer in Windows 10
Internet Explorer 11 is a built-in feature of Windows 10, so there's nothing you need to install.

To open Internet Explorer, select Start , and enter Internet Explorer in Search . Select Internet Explorer (Desktop app) from the results.

If you can't find Internet Explorer on your device, you'll need to add it as a feature. Select Start > Search , and enter Windows features. Select Turn Windows features on or off from the results and make sure the box next to Internet Explorer 11 is selected. Select OK, and restart your device.

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