Internet Explorer

While Internet Explorer has been on the web for ages, support for the browser won’t available for much longer. Until then, we’ll showcase the latest news and updates you should know, while we’ll also provide some helpful guidelines on any issues.

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Internet Explorer security update KB4483187 released

Microsoft released a security update for Internet Explorer on December 19, 2018 that patches a security issue in the scripting engine. Microsoft describes the issue in the following way: A remote code […]

Microsoft Edge will support Chromium extensions

Microsoft revealed plans to switch the core of the company's Microsoft Edge web browser from its own EdgeHTML base to Chromium used by Google Chrome, Opera, Vivaldi, Brave, and other browsers. First […]

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Microsoft confirms that Edge will switch to Chromium

Microsoft confirmed today that the company's Microsoft Edge web browser will "move to a Chromium-compatible web platform" on the desktop. Rumors emerged last week that Microsoft was done with developing and maintaining […]

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Rumor: Microsoft dropping Edge browser in favor of Chromium

The rumors keep on coming. After yesterday's rumor that Microsoft is working on Windows Lite, the next attempt at conquering lost territory in the classroom and in education, Windows Central reports that […]

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Disable Adobe Flash in Edge and IE

Microsoft integrated Adobe Flash natively in newer versions of the Windows operating system so that the built-in web browsers Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge can make use of it automatically. The approach […]

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How to update the Microsoft Edge web browser

Microsoft launched the web browser Microsoft Edge as the default system browser of the Windows 10 operating system. The company made Edge the default browser but distributes Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 as […]

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Internet Explorer bug leaks what you type to sites

If you are using Microsoft's Internet Explorer currently, all what you type in the browser's address bar may be leaked to sites. The issue was disclosed by security researcher Manuel Caballero on […]

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How to hide the Microsoft Edge button in Internet Explorer on Windows 10

Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system ships with two web browsers; the new Microsoft Edge web browser which is the default browser on Windows 10, and Internet Explorer 11. While Microsoft wants users […]

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Microsoft promises speed boost for Edge in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be released soon, and one of the improvements of this minor feature update for Windows 10 sees Microsoft Edge render sites faster thanks to a […]

Microsoft Edge: reveal hidden preferences on about:flags

The most recent build of Microsoft Edge on the Windows 10 Insider channel comes with a change that hides some preferences on the browser's about:Flags page. Microsoft Edge is a rather bare […]

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Restore Internet Explorer's old New Tab Page

If you open a New Tap Page in Internet Explorer, you may see a new version of the New Tab Page featuring news and such instead of the old. The topsites are […]

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PrintFriendly and PDF for Microsoft Edge

PrintFriendly and PDF is a new browser extension for Microsoft Edge which optimizes web pages for printing or PDF creation. When Microsoft announced extension support for its Edge browser, hopes were high […]

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Rumor: Microsoft to push Edge updates via the Windows Store

When Microsoft launched the Microsoft Edge web browser with Windows 10 in 2015, it had high hopes for the web browser. Not only was Edge designed to replace Internet Explorer as the […]

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Zoom for Microsoft Edge extension

Zoom for Microsoft Edge is a brand new browser extension for the default Windows 10 web browser by the maker of Turn off the Lights. While you can zoom in Edge in […]

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Microsoft Edge's "something missing on this page" message

If you follow the release of Windows 10 Insider Build releases, or have installed one on a PC, you may have noticed that Microsoft put a lot of effort in recent builds […]

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Microsoft Edge: show address bar all the time

The following guide provides you with information on configuring Microsoft Edge so that the browser's address bar is displayed all the time. If you are using Microsoft Edge, or have used it […]

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Microsoft claims Edge is the only browser with pin & preview tabs support

Microsoft stated recently on the official Microsoft Edge Twitter channel that the company's Edge web browser was the only browser that supported a pin & preview feature for tabs. Most web browsers […]

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Microsoft Edge will block Flash content by default

Microsoft announced some hours ago that upcoming versions of the company's Windows 10 web browser Edge will block Flash content by default. Flash is on its way out, and the next step […]

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uBlock Origin for Microsoft Edge

A port of the popular blocker uBlock Origin is now officially available for the default Windows 10 web browser Microsoft Edge. The terms port and officially available require explanation. Port means that […]

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Microsoft Edge on Android and iOS?

Microsoft Edge is a web browser that is exclusively available for Microsoft's new operating system Windows 10. In fact, Edge is the default system browser on the system. While Internet Explorer is […]

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Microsoft: use Edge or Ads

Windows 10 felt in many regards like an operating system that was not ready for release back when Microsoft released it. This was the case for the new system browser Microsoft Edge […]

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First Look: Turn off the Lights for Microsoft Edge

Turn off the Lights is a new browser extension for Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 that ports the functionality of the popular extension to the browser. The extension has been designed to […]

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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 […]


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