Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge provides a fantastic gateway to the web, with tools matching the top brands. Available on several platforms, we’ll discuss which features you should use, the top news related to the browser, and any tips to improve your experience.

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Phoenix: Microsoft working on Edge redesign

According to a report, Microsoft is working on a redesign of its Edge web browser, code-named "Phoenix," that should better differentiate Microsoft Edge from its browser competition. Development focuses on an updated […]

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Microsoft is testing a Split Mode in Edge

Microsoft is testing a Split Mode feature in development versions of Microsoft Edge currently that allows users to display two webpages or internal pages side-by-side in a single tab. Microsoft Edge's Split […]

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Microsoft Edge support extended to October 2023 for Windows Server 2012

Microsoft announced in December 2022 that Microsoft Edge 109 would be the last version of the web browser for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. The company retired the two desktop operating systems […]

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How to block Microsoft Edge from creating desktop shortcuts

Many web browsers create desktop shortcuts and also pins on the taskbar when they are installed or updated. Some do so without prompting the user, others ask for confirmation before doing so. […]

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Edge 109 Printing Issue affects printers with special characters

Microsoft's Edge web browser has an unconfirmed new issue that affects in-browser printing for some users. Affected users may notice that quick printing no longer works, that printing hangs, or that printing […]

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Microsoft Edge 109 launches with text prediction feature and security fixes

Microsoft released Microsoft Edge 109 Stable today, just a few days after Google released Chrome 109 to the Stable channel. The new version of Microsoft Edge is already available. It should be […]

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0Patch: security updates for Microsoft Edge on unsupported Windows versions until 2025

0Patch, a company best known for providing security updates for Windows products that are no longer supported by Microsoft, announced that it has added Microsoft Edge to the list of supported products. […]

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How to restore the Forward button in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge users who have updated the browser to the latest version, Edge 108 Stable, may have noticed that Microsoft seemingly removed the Forward button from the browser's toolbar. The interface displays […]

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Microsoft Edge 109 last version to support Windows 7 and 8.1

Microsoft released a new development build of its Microsoft Edge web browser this week that makes a number of changes to the browser. Included in the changelog is the information that Microsoft […]

The Microsoft Edge browser is putting billions of tabs to sleep

The Microsoft Edge browser is putting billions of tabs to sleep

Microsoft Edge has come a long way since the software giant decided to launch it as a Chromium-based browser and in November 2022 made up roughly 4.5% of the web browser market. […]

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Microsoft extends support for Manifest V2 extensions to at least January 2024

Microsoft announced this week that its Microsoft Edge web browser will support Manifest V2 browser extensions at least until January 2024 using Enterprise policies. Manifest V3 for browser extensions is hotly discussed […]

Mozilla and Microsoft distrust TrustCor root certificates in their browsers

Mozilla and Microsoft have taken action against three root certificates by TrustCor. These root certificates are now distrusted by the browsers. Mozilla set the distrust date to November 30, 2022, while Microsoft […]

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Microsoft Edge 107: security updates and new policies

Microsoft released a new stable and extended stable version of its Edge web browser today. Microsoft Edge Stable 107.0.1418.24 and Microsoft Edge Extended Stable 106.0.1370.59 are already available. Both updates address a […]

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Microsoft working on improving Edge's Find On Page search feature

All web browsers support local search functionality to find content on the active webpage. Extensions, like the excellent Search Multi Tabs extension for Firefox extend the functionality by enabling searches across all […]

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Microsoft Edge 106: Efficiency Mode improvements are rolling out

Microsoft is rolling out improvements to Microsoft Edge's Efficiency Mode feature currently. Starting with Microsoft Edge 106, Efficiency Mode is getting more options, which may allow users to save even more power […]

The Command Palette is now available in the stable version of Microsoft Edge

The Command Palette is now available in the stable version of Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge 106 has been released to the stable channel. The update, which is based on Chromium 106 brings various security fixes, an improved SmartScreen, and a new feature called the Command […]

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Microsoft Edge 106 is out with security fixes

Microsoft released Edge 106 to the browser's stable channel on October 3, 2022. The new Microsoft Edge version is a security and content update for the browser. As always, Edge users may […]

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Don't use Chrome's and Edge's Enhanced Spellcheck features

Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge include options to improve the basic spellchecking functionality of the web browser. Chrome's Enhanced Spellcheck and Microsoft Edge's Microsoft Editor are designed to improve spellchecking further, but […]

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Microsoft Edge 105.0.1343.42 Stable fixes 8 security issues

Microsoft released a security update for the stable version of the company's Edge web browser. Microsoft Edge 105.0.1343.42 fixes eight security issues in the web browser. The security update is already available. […]

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Microsoft is testing an video ad-blocker in Edge for Android

Microsoft implemented a new feature in the company's Edge Canary browser for Android. Called Edge Block Video Ads, its purpose is to block video advertisement on sites such as YouTube. The experimental […]

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Workaround for Microsoft Edge 105 startup problems

Microsoft published a new version of its Edge web browser to the Stable channel today. The new Edge browser fixes 15 different security issues, including one rated critical. Most of the security […]

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Microsoft Edge: Super Resolution now with HD icon

Microsoft Edge Canary users may see a new HD icon in the browser's address bar. The icon indicates that Edge tried to improve the quality of images displayed on the active webpage. […]

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Microsoft rolls out sidebar in Edge Stable

Microsoft released a new version of the company's Edge web browser on August 19, 2022. Edge 104 is a new stable update that introduces the sidebar to the stable population. Microsoft Edge […]

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Microsoft Edge's Enhanced Security Mode explained

Microsoft Edge's Enhanced Security Mode is an optional security feature of Microsoft's web browser that is designed to improve protection against attacks on the Internet. Called Super Super Secure Mode during its […]

Microsoft Edge gains support for Disk Caching to save storage space

Microsoft Edge gains support for Disk Caching to save storage space

Microsoft has revealed a new feature in Edge, called Disk Caching. The technology helps save the storage space used by the browser, without impacting the performance. The company has outlined how the […]

Microsoft says it is investigating Edge Collections Sync issues; to be fixed in version 104

Microsoft says it is investigating Edge Collections Sync issues; to be fixed in version 104

Are you facing issues with Microsoft Edge Collections being stuck on Sync? It is not an isolated problem, other users at the Edge community on reddit, have reported a similar problem. This […]

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How to remove the Edge Bar search field on Windows desktops

If you have Microsoft Edge installed on a Windows device, you may have noticed that Microsoft placed a new search field on the Windows desktop. Edge Bar is an experimental feature that […]

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Microsoft is testing a Command Bar in the Edge web browser

Microsoft Edge Canary users may test the new command palette of the web browser now. Starting with Microsoft Edge Canary 105, Edge users may enable the command bar to run commands from […]

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Microsoft Edge: add and display sites in the sidebar

Microsoft is testing a new feature in the company's Edge browser that enables users to add sites to the browser's sidebar. The sidebar, which in itself is an experimental feature at this […]

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Microsoft is testing an image editor in Edge

Microsoft is testing a new feature in its Edge web browser currently that allows users to edit images before they are saved to the local system. Spotted by Reddit user Leopeva64-2, the […]

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How to deal with Microsoft Edge's "isn't commonly downloaded" warning

All downloads in the Microsoft Edge web browser are scanned using Microsoft Defender's SmartScreen feature. Designed to weed out malicious files before they land on the user system, SmartScreen is the first […]

Microsoft Edge Dev adds a share button to the PDF toolbar

Microsoft Edge Dev adds a share button to the PDF toolbar

The Microsoft Edge Dev Channel version has been updated to version 105.0.1300.0. It doesn't introduce any major features, but ships with a couple of interesting changes, and various fixes. New share button […]

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Is Anyone using Microsoft Edge's Collections feature?

Collections, a way to save content in Edge, is one of the features that distinguishes Microsoft Edge from Google Chrome, its main competitor. Collections work similarly to bookmarks, as the feature's main […]

Microsoft Edge gets a new gaming homepage and enhancements for Xbox Cloud games

Microsoft Edge gets a new gaming homepage and enhancements for Xbox Cloud games

Microsoft Edge 103 was released today with various security fixes. The latest version of the browser also adds some new gaming features. The company is touting Edge as the best browser for […]

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Microsoft Edge 103 fixes 12 security issues

Microsoft released new stable and extended versions of its Microsoft Edge web browser on June 23, 2022. Microsoft Edge fixes 12 different security issues, 10 of which are shared among all Chromium-based […]

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Microsoft Edge: live captions for online videos

Microsoft added live captions support for all online videos to Microsoft Edge Stable quietly. The new feature is available as a preview at the time of writing. Available in Microsoft Edge 102 […]

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Microsoft Edge 102.0.1245.41 fixes security and PDF printing issues

Microsoft released a security update on Friday and another today. The Friday update addressed an Edge-specific security issue, while today's update security issues that affect all Chromium-based browsers. The new version of […]

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Microsoft: Edge's Sleeping Tabs feature saves an average of 39.1 MB of RAM per tab

Microsoft Edge's Sleeping Tabs feature saves an average of 39.1 Megabytes of RAM for each tab that it puts to sleep according to Microsoft. Sleeping Tabs was introduced in late 2020 by […]

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Microsoft Edge Drop: transfer files between all Edge instances on all devices

Microsoft is testing a new feature called Drop in the Canary version of the company's Edge web browser. Drop allows Edge users to transfer files and notes between all Edge instances on […]

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How to disable the Visual Search icon in Microsoft Edge

If you are using Microsoft's Edge web browser, you may have noticed that the browser displays a small icon over any image that you hover the mouse over. The feature, called Visual […]


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