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Microsoft Edge: VP9, WebM and Opus support

Microsoft announced a moment ago that it has added support for the media formats VP9, WebM and Opus in preview versions of Microsoft Edge on Windows Insider systems. The company wants to […]

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Windows 10 Build 14291 ships with Edge Extensions support, sort of

Microsoft shipped build 14291 of Windows 10 to the Fast Ring insider channel a few hours ago, and with it an update for the system's default browser Microsoft Edge that introduces initial […]

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Don't open local PDFs in Edge, you will lose all tabs

For some time now I have experienced a strange issue when using Microsoft's Edge web browser on a Windows 10 machine. The browser, configured to reload all tabs from the last browsing […]

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Report: Microsoft Edge leaks private browsing data locally

A not-so recent report indicates that Microsoft's Edge web browser may be leaking web browsing data of the browser's private browsing mode locally. The researcher's investigation of locally stored data by Microsoft's […]

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Microsoft enables settings protection in Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft enabled a new protective feature in Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 10 recently that it introduced for its Microsoft Edge web browser back in November 2015. The security feature has been […]

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Microsoft SmartScreen Filter gets Drive-By Attack Protection

Microsoft SmartScreen Filter is a protective feature integrated into the Windows operating system as well as Microsoft's web browsers Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge that protects computer users from certain kinds of […]

Microsoft Internet Explorer end of life upgrade notification update

Microsoft announced a while ago that it plans to make fundamental changes to Internet Explorer support on machines running the Windows operating system. The company wants to support only the latest available […]

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Microsoft publishes Edge extensions page and extensions accidentally

Microsoft Edge is a bare-bones web browser that the company shipped with its Windows 10 operating system, and it seems that previous versions of Windows won't be supported by Edge. Microsoft removed […]

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Microsoft enables full support for asm.js on Windows 10

Microsoft enabled full support for asm.js for Windows Insider builds 10532 and up yesterday.  Since it is generally assumed that the long-awaited TH2 update for stable versions of Windows is 10586, it […]

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End of support for old Internet Explorer versions draws near

Microsoft revealed in 2014 that it plans to end support for older versions of its Internet Explorer web browser starting January 12, 2016. The company will only support the most recent version […]

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Enable VP9 in Microsoft Edge for better HTML5 streaming support

Microsoft continues its work on the Edge browser that it shipped with Windows 10 in the latest Insider build 10547 released to the Fast Ring a while ago. One new feature that […]

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Improve your privacy in Microsoft Edge with these settings

Microsoft Edge is a slimmed down browser that is still in development. Microsoft has big plans for Edge, extension support is one of the main goals for instance which should give the […]

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Microsoft pushes out emergency patch MS15-093 for critical Internet Explorer vulnerability

Microsoft published a new out of band security bulletin today that informs about a newly detected critical security vulnerability in the company's Internet Explorer web browser. The vulnerability, which is already exploited […]

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Microsoft releases Microsoft Edge virtual machine images

Windows 10's usage share is on the rise and with it comes a new default system browser called Microsoft Edge. While Edge does not have the market share of Firefox, Chrome or […]

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How to change the default Microsoft Edge download location

One of the core shortcomings of Microsoft Edge, the new default browser that ships with Windows 10, is that it lacks customization options. While it ships with some, most are either difficult […]

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Microsoft Edge's New Tab Page is broken in its current form

Microsoft renamed the main web browser of its upcoming operating system from Project Spartan to Microsoft Edge recently. The company added new features to the browser in the latest build of the […]

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Microsoft Edge shows audio indicators in tabs now

The most recent public build of Windows 10, build 10122, ships with an updated version of the operating system's default browser Microsoft Edge. Microsoft is under a lot of pressure currently. Not […]

Microsoft reveals what Edge won't support: ActiveX, VBScript, more

We all know by now that Windows 10 will ship with a new default browser that Microsoft calls Edge. While it won't be the only browser that ships with the system, as […]