The software has experienced many problems over the years, with poor security necessitating regular fixes and downloaded updates.
Of interest is that Windows 8 will no longer be supported. This particular operating system proved unwieldy, unpopular, and could hardly match its predecessor, Windows 7. In fact it was not long after its release that Windows 8.1 upgrade took place.
A new browser known as "Edge" is now available with a number of new features which users should find handy. This however is only available for Windows 10, Microsoft's latest Windows operating system.