Using OxyConnect with Internet Explorer 8
A few months back, Google announced that it would stop supporting Internet Explorer 8. The reason for this is because Google's practice is to only support the two latest versions of any given browser and once Microsoft released Internet Explorer 10, that meant IE8 was now outside of that scope. As a result, at some point in October, Google began displaying a warning to anyone using Google's suite of services with IE8.
You can dismiss this warning if you want to, but you won't have access to all of the features when using services like Gmail. If this is a problem, then you'll need to upgrade your browser. Unfortunately, this isn't as simple as upgrading Internet Explorer. Chances are, if you're using Internet Explorer 8, it's because you're using Windows XP and if you're using Windows XP, you can't upgrade to Internet Explorer 9 or later.
So the alternative is to install a different browser, like Firefox or Chrome. Note: installing Firefox or Chrome doesn't replace Internet Explorer so if you still need Internet Explorer to access certain services (like Argos reports, for example), you'll still have Internet Explorer available for that. Both Firefox and Chrome are updated several times a year and the newest versions also include better auto-update features that will keep you up to date without any additional effort.
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