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Application Guard runs Microsoft Edge in virtual machine on Windows 10

Microsoft plans to integrate a new security feature called Application Guard in the next feature release of Windows 10 which will be out in 2017. The main idea behind the first iteration […]

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Why aren't there more Microsoft Edge extensions?

One of the big new features of the Anniversary Update was extension support in Windows 10's default system browser Microsoft Edge. Microsoft showcased several of the extensions during development of the Anniversary […]

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Old Flash ActiveX will be blocked on Windows 7

Microsoft announced yesterday that it will block outdated Flash Player ActiveX versions on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 starting October 11, 2016. Flash Player does not get updated automatically on […]

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Load Userscripts with Tampermonkey for Microsoft Edge

Tampermonkey is a browser extension port for Microsoft Edge that is currently available as a preview for Insider Build versions of Windows 10. Microsoft added support for browser extensions in Microsoft Edge […]

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EdgeManage: Microsoft Edge Favorites Manager

ManageEdge is a free program for Microsoft Windows -- specifically Windows 10 as Edge is only available on it -- that lets you manage Edge favorites. I walked you through working with […]

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Working with Favorites in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge supports favorites -- what all other browsers call bookmarks -- just like its predecessor Internet Explorer does. It shares some similarities with Internet Explorer, but handles some things completely different […]

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How to turn off Tab Previews in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge displays preview thumbnails of websites or services open in tabs in the web browser when you hover the mouse over the tab space. While that may be useful at times, […]

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Microsoft Edge improves on Windows 10 14901

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 build to the Insider channel a couple of days ago that brings the version of Windows to 14901. This new build marks the beginning of a […]

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Speed up Edge by disabling Flash

One of the annoyances of Microsoft Edge that I experience whenever I use the web browser is that it lags at times. This is noticeable for instance when websites are loaded from […]

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How to install Microsoft Edge extensions

One of the new features of Windows 10's Anniversary Update is support for Microsoft Edge extensions. Originally released in the Windows 10 Insider Build 14291, extension support is now available to all […]

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Microsoft Edge Annoyances

Microsoft Edge is a new browser, and while I tend to be lenient when it comes to new browsers and the features that they may be missing, I think it is fair […]

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Speed up Microsoft Edge with TCP Fast Open

TCP Fast Open is a new feature of Microsoft Edge that speeds up the web browser's page loading time by over 10% on average, and in some cases up to 40%. The […]

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How to change the IE and Edge download folder

Both Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge are configured to download files to the user's download folder by default. The location does not change across devices, so that Windows users know where to […]

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Microsoft: Edge good, Chrome bad for battery life

Microsoft Edge is the best performing, Google Chrome the worst performing web browser when it comes to battery life performance according to Microsoft. If you are using a laptop or tablet for […]

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Microsoft Edge full policy list

The following guide provides you with information about all Microsoft Edge policies up to the release of Windows 10's Anniversary Update in Summer 2016. Microsoft Edge is the default web browser on […]

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Windows 10 Build 14342 finally changes how extensions are installed

Microsoft released the new Windows 10 Insider Build 14342 yesterday along with a new cumulative update for Windows 10 and security patches for all supported versions of Windows. The new version is […]

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How to troubleshoot Microsoft Edge hangs

The new Windows 10 web browser Microsoft Edge is rather bare bones when it comes to tools that it provides you for troubleshooting issues you experience in the browser. Yesterday for instance, […]

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CatBlock: first ad-blocker for Microsoft Edge

CatBlock is the name of the first ad-blocking extension for the Microsoft Edge web browser that has just been released as an alpha version. Experimental extensions support for Microsoft Edge is currently […]