New Reader with IE is for high speed internet only

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    shawn747
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    My previous topic is closed where I mention being unable to download the SP1 pack.
    https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/reader-changed-1?replies=1
    From the post;

    “I don’t have a highspeed internet connection and cannot upgrade the browser, which I did try to do. Windows 7 sp1 which is needed for IE 11 is 7.4 GB and would take 8-10 days to download if I could possibly stay connected that long. Having to install firefox for no other reason than to view the WordPress Reader is a serious hassle.”

    The reply says that IE 10 can work also. The problem is that IE 10 also requires SP1.
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2818833#/en-us/kb/2818833

    So this means that the new reader for IE users is restricted to high speed internet users only. If you can’t do a 7GB download update then you have to use firefox. If something happens similar to firefox then wordpress will be offline and not accessible.

    A rollback feature might be something to keep in mind for future updates. Not everyone has high speed internet.

    Thanks for reading.

    The blog I need help with is thewestreport.wordpress.com.

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