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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Microsoft pushes the new Microsoft Edge to unsupported Windows 7 systems

Microsoft ended support for the company's Windows 7 operating system in January 2020 officially. The company provides Enterprise and business customers with options to extend support for up to three years, but […]

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New Microsoft Edge browser uses up to 27% less memory on Windows 10 version 2004

If you keep an eye on memory usage on your Windows devices and run a device with Windows 10 version 2004, you may have noticed that Microsoft's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web […]

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Microsoft launches the new Microsoft Edge Add-ons Store officially

Extensions and Microsoft Edge; that has not been a very successful endeavor in the past as the overall extension count was very low when compared to the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox […]

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Drag & drop functionality changes soon in Chromium-based browsers

Most Internet users know that they can drop files on the browser window to have them displayed by the browser or opened provided that the file type is supported. If you drag […]

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How to block the new Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 devices

Microsoft started the rollout of the new Microsoft Edge web browser that is based on Chromium via Windows Update this week. It is pushed to Windows 10 devices using Windows Update, but […]

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Windows Updates KB4541301, KB4541302 and KB4559309 replace old with new Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

Microsoft released a Chromium-based version of the company's Microsoft Edge web browser earlier this year. Users had to download and install the new browser manually up until now but Microsoft made it […]

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Microsoft Edge 83: spellchecking uses Windows Spellcheck

Microsoft released Microsoft Edge 83, a new stable version of the company's Chrome web browser, recently to the public. One of the changes of the release switched spell checking from the default […]

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What is Microsoft Edge's Link Doctor feature, and how to disable it

Microsoft released Microsoft Edge 83, a new stable version of its Chromium-based web browser last week. The new major version of Edge introduced several new and interesting features including extension synchronization and […]

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Microsoft Edge 83 with Extension Sync and other improvements launches

Microsoft released a new stable version of the company's Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser. Microsoft Edge 83 is being rolled out gradually to all systems it is installed on. The company changed […]

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How to update the new Microsoft Edge web browser manually (works 100% of time)

Microsoft's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser has been out for some time now. Microsoft releases new versions of the browser regularly by following the Chromium release schedule closely. Microsoft Edge supports […]

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Microsoft removed malicious extensions from its Edge Extensions Store

Microsoft maintains an extensions store similar to the stores maintained by Mozilla and Google. Users of the new Edge web browser may download and install extensions from that store or from the […]

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How to enable quiet notification requests in the new Microsoft Edge browser

Users of the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser will soon be able to tame web notifications even better than before. Microsoft plans to introduce a feature in the stable version of the […]

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Microsoft Edge 81.0.416.53 Stable out with many changes

Microsoft released a new stable version of the company's Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser yesterday evening. The release is already available and should be picked up automatically on most systems. Users may […]

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Microsoft to support new Edge browser until July 15, 2021 on Windows 7

Microsoft released the first stable version of the company's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser one day after it ended support for its Windows 7 operating system. Support for Windows 7 ended […]

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How to configure custom cookie options in the new Microsoft Edge browser

Microsoft's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser comes with quite a few options to manage and control cookies. Apart from blocking all cookies and blocking third-party cookies, Microsoft Edge users may also […]

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Microsoft postpones TLS 1.0 and 1.1 deprecation to second half of 2020

Microsoft announced yesterday that its plan to disable the security protocols TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 in the company's browsers has been postponed. The company wanted to disable the security protocols in […]

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Microsoft's new Edge browser will get vertical tabs soon

All modern browsers use a horizontal bar to display open websites in tabs; that has been the status ever since browsers started to allow users to open multiple sites in a single […]

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Microsoft adds option to change New Tab search provider to new Edge browser

Microsoft updated the list of features recently that it plans to introduce into the company's new Chromium-based Edge browser in the coming months. Some of the features are planned for a March […]

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Microsoft adds Chrome themes support to new Edge browser

Users of the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser which the company released in January 2020 officially will soon be able to install themes designed for Google Chrome in Microsoft's web browser. […]

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How to install Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) in the new Microsoft Edge

Microsoft's new Chromium-based web browser Microsoft Edge supports progressive web apps (PWAs) that users can install in the browser. A Progressive Web Application more or less offers features of native applications and […]

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The Microsoft Edge extension store is finally getting some traction

Microsoft released the new Chromium-based web browser on January 15, 2020 officially. With the new browser came a new add-ons store for it that Microsoft launched as a beta. While still in […]

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Microsoft improves Easter Egg Surf game in new Microsoft Edge browser

Did you know that Microsoft's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser has an Easter Egg? If you follow certain instructions to the letter, you will unlock a Surf game that is integrated in […]

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Study finds Brave to be the most private browser

Are you concerned about your web browser sending data back to the company that created it? A new study, Web Browser Privacy: What Do Browsers Say When They Phone Home?, looked at […]

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How to add a Menu Bar to Microsoft Edge

The Menu Bar, once a given for any desktop web browser, has been removed from the majority of web browsers. Some, Firefox or Vivaldi, still support a menu bar but even these […]

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An overview of all internal Microsoft Edge URLs

All web browsers come with a set of internal URLs or addresses that users may open; these internal pages provide additional information, may be used to configure certain browser settings, for management […]

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Here is the list of connections that Microsoft Edge requires to work properly

Microsoft's new Edge web browser tries to connect to various resources automatically when it is installed and/or running on a system. It is not uncommon for a browser to do so; a […]

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You can now block potentially unwanted apps in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft continues to add features to the company's Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser that it launched officially last month. Since it is Chromium-based, it gets a fair number of new features added […]

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How to change the font size and type in the new Microsoft Edge browser

Microsoft released the first stable version of its Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser on January 15, 2020 for Windows and Mac OS X. The browser shares the core with Google Chrome and […]

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The new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge is now available

Microsoft has released the first stable version of the company's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser to the public. While there have been stable releases before, all of these were not officially […]

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10 Tips to get started with the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser

Microsoft plans to release the stable version of the company's Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser officially today. Most Home users will receive the browser via Windows Update as it is pushed to systems […]

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Block Microsoft from running experiments in the Microsoft Edge browser

Browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Microsoft Edge come with built-in functionality to run experiments. Browser makers like Mozilla or Google may enable or disable features or changes in select browsers; this is […]

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Microsoft releases Blocker Toolkit for Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser

Microsoft revealed some time ago that it plans to release the first Stable version of the company's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser on January 15, 2020 (a day after end of […]

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Microsoft improves Tracking Prevention in the new Edge browser

Work on the new Chromium-based Edge continues as the first official Stable release will become available on January 15, 2020 (one day after end of support for Windows 7). Microsoft implemented a […]

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Report: Microsoft to replace classic Edge with new Edge from early 2020 on

Microsoft revealed that the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser will be released on January 15, 2020 officially (and that it will come to Linux) this week. What the company did not […]

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Microsoft plans to release the new Microsoft Edge on January 15, 2020

Microsoft revealed today that it plans to release the first Stable version of the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser on January 15, 2020. The company released the first Release Candidate build […]

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How to enforce dark mode on sites in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft implemented a new experimental flag to the most recent version of the Chromium version of  Microsoft Edge that users may set to enforce dark mode on visited sites. The web browser […]

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New Microsoft Edge gets Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA) protection

The latest version of Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser includes options to enable protection against Potentially Unwanted Applications (PUAs). The feature blocks downloads of software programs that Microsoft Defender SmartScreen […]

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How to use multiple Microsoft Accounts in the new Microsoft Edge browser

The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser that Microsoft is working on currently supports a number of features that the classic Edge browser does not support. One of these is the ability to […]

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How to change the default search engine in Microsoft Edge (Chromium)

It should not come as a surprise that the default search engine of Microsoft Edge -- regardless of whether it is the classic version or new Chromium version -- is Microsoft's Bing […]

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Old Edge or IE may be best option to run Flash content until end of 2020

Adobe Flash will be retired at the end of 2020; Adobe announced that it won't support Flash after 2020 anymore and major browser makers announced Flash shutdown timelines as well. While that […]


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