Why Does Connect Offline Require Internet Explorer
|Knowledge Article Number||000186533|
|Description||A customer would like to know why Connect Offline requires specific versions of IE when it is an offline tool.|
|Resolution||The Force.com Connect Offline tool requires specific versions of Internet Explorer because it uses a Windows and Internet Explorer native .DLL file (wininet.dll) to connect to the internet. The tool requires some way to establish a connection through the internet back to Salesforce in order to sync the data.
See: Installing Connect Offline for the requirements.