Z/IPStream A/XE Discontinuation FAQs
- Why are you discontinuing A/XE?
Browser makers are completely removing support for browser plug-ins like Silverlight or Adobe Flash, which were once popular on the Internet. Some older browsers still work, but modern ones do not..
- Do you need to have Silverlight capability in order to run A/XE on windows?
No, one can run A/XE without Silverlight support. But they won't be able to access the user interface except from a browser that still supports Silverlight.
- Are there any disadvantages to using an older version of Windows in order to maintain Silverlight capabilities?
One can still use A/XE on most versions of Windows. Silverlight is needed only on the computer used to manage A/XE. The biggest disadvantage is that it is generally less secure to run older browsers.