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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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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How to run Microsoft Edge on Windows 7

Can you install Microsoft Edge on Windows 7, another Windows operating system, or even on non-Windows operating systems? The short answer to that question is no, you cannot. But you do have […]

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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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4K Netflix in Browser? Only with Microsoft Edge

4K streaming is still in its infancy for the most part, but companies like Netflix are pushing the new resolution especially when it comes to own productions. But Netflix 4K streaming 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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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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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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IObit Uninstaller 6 adds Microsoft Edge support

IObit Uninstaller 6 is a long-standing program uninstaller for Windows devices that scans for and removes leftovers after the removal process. A first beta version of Uninstaller 6 has been announced on […]

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Don't use Microsoft Edge to save passwords

Microsoft Edge, just like any modern browser, comes with options to save account passwords when you enter them on websites. Microsoft Edge displays a prompt at the bottom of the browser window […]

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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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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 […]

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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Microsoft Edge: How to make Google play nice

If you are using Microsoft Edge occasionally or as your main web browser all the time you may have noticed today that Google started to serve older versions of its site to […]

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New Information about Microsoft Edge Extensions

A leaked Store entry of the first Microsoft Edge extension revealed interesting information about upcoming extensions support of Windows 10's default browser. The store entry of the extension Page Analyzer is hidden […]

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Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

The following guide walks you through the steps of resetting the Microsoft Edge web browser in Windows 10. It describes a soft reset which will only delete data added to the browser […]

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Report: Microsoft Edge leaks private browsing data locally

A not-so recent report (page no longer available) 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 […]

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Block Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

Edge Blocker is a free program for the Windows operating system that users or system administrators can make use of to block Microsoft's new web browser Edge on the system. Microsoft made […]

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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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Mozilla Edge: Firefox theme that replicates Microsoft Edge

If you like how Microsoft Edge looks but prefer to use the Firefox browser, then you may be able to get the best of both worlds by installing the third-party Mozilla Edge […]

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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 should recommend Edge like Google recommends Chrome

VentureBeat reported yesterday that Microsoft was displaying recommendations on Bing when users use Microsoft Edge to search for Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox on the search engine the first time on the […]

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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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