I had this question from a reader. “I’ve heard Internet Explorer browser is being discontinued.  What’s another good browser I should use?”


Internet Explorer isn’t going away anytime soon. It’s included as part of Windows 10 and will probably be around for many more years. So there’s no immediate hurry to change browsers.

But if you’re looking to switch, you have several options. If you have Windows 10, you can always try out Microsoft Edge. It’s more streamlined that Explorer, but might take some getting used to.


It has cool features like Reading mode that strips away excess graphics.


The most popular browser besides Internet Explorer is Google Chrome. You can download it for free here. 


Chrome allows you add on extensions from the Chrome web store that perform a variety of functions form making t0-do lists to drawing on your screen to making it easier for the colorblind to see. Users tend to love all the customization options in Chrome.

Another popular choice is Mozilla Firefox. It is also available for free. Click here to check it out.


Firefox is an open-sourced browser that is widely respected to the attention the developers pay to privacy and for its security.

These are all good browsers and I have all of them on my PC. Check them all out and see which one works best for you. I switch between browsers myself, because I find some browsers work better for some tasks but not others.  The only way to discover which browser works best for you is to try them all out.

I’ll ask our readers to chime in. Which browser do you prefer and why? Let us know in the comments.

~ Cynthia