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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These Extensions are exclusive to the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge

One of the main advantages of the upcoming Microsoft Edge web browser that is based on Chromium is that it supports multiple extension stores. Microsoft Edge users may install extensions from Microsoft's […]

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Microsoft Translator integration in Chromium-based Microsoft Edge

One of the things that I missed in current versions of Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser was native translation support. Microsoft released previews of the Chromium-based browser this week; previews are limited to Windows […]

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Microsoft disabled or replaced these Google features in the new Edge

The new Microsoft Edge browser that is based on Chromium has just been released officially; the previews of the browser are available for Windows 10 only and some channels are missing at […]

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Official Microsoft Edge Preview builds available

Microsoft has just unveiled official preview builds of the upcoming Microsoft Edge web browser that is based on Chromium. Interested users can head over to the Microsoft Edge Insider website to download […]

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How successful will the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser be?

Microsoft is working on a new Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge that will replace the current version of Edge that uses Microsoft's own rendering engine in the near future. The move is […]

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Chromium-based Edge: Linux support and IE integration

Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge has not been unveiled officially but leaks give us a good idea of what to expect from the new browser. Some features were overlooked in […]

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This is the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser

Microsoft revealed plans in December 2018 to use Chromium as the core for the company's Microsoft Edge web browser instead of the company's own engine. Chromium is used by Google Chrome, Opera, […]

About Microsoft Edge's secret Flash whitelist

Microsoft's Edge web browser users a secret Flash whitelist that allows Flash content to run without click to play protection on included sites. Microsoft Edge, the default browser of Microsoft's Windows 10 […]

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Block Microsoft Edge from running in the background on Windows 10

If you run a device that is powered by Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, you may have noticed Microsoft Edge processes in the Task Manager or another program even if you don't […]

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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How to set up a security key for your Microsoft Account

Microsoft introduced password-less sign-in functionality in the Microsoft Edge browser in the October 2018 Update for Windows 10. The new security feature unlocks options to sign in to Microsoft services without having […]

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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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Block Windows 10 from preloading Microsoft Edge on Start

Microsoft Edge is the default web browser of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. It replaced Internet Explorer as the default browser even though Internet Explorer 11 is also still available on devices […]

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Microsoft Edge for Android gets translate functionality

Microsoft Edge for Android will soon get a new feature that adds native translate functionality to the mobile web browser. Microsoft launched Edge exclusively for Windows 10 in 2015 when it launched […]

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How to disable media autoplay in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft plans to ship major new features in the next version of Windows 10; one of the new features gives users control over media autoplay on the Internet. If you have access […]

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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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How to enable extensions in Microsoft Edge's InPrivate Browsing mode

Microsoft introduced support for extensions in Microsoft Edge in the Windows 10 Creators Update. Less than 100 extensions are available officially at the time for Microsoft Edge and that is likely not […]

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Microsoft Edge Annoyances revisited

I published the article Microsoft Edge Annoyances back in mid-2016. Edge was about a year at that time, and it was still largely unusable (for me) then and there. The article that […]

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Windows 10: Redirect Microsoft Edge links with EdgeDeflector

EdgeDeflector is a free open source program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that unlocks the option to open hard coded Microsoft Edge links with other browsers. The initial version of Windows […]

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First look at Microsoft Edge Preview for Android

Microsoft has just released a beta version of the company's first Android web browser; Microsoft Edge Preview is the name of the browser, and while it shares the name with Windows 10's […]

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Microsoft plans to release Edge for iOS and Android

Microsoft announced plans today to release a version of the company's Microsoft Edge web browser for Apple's iOS and Google's Android operating system. The release for Apple's iOS operating system seems to […]

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Microsoft explains Edge's low extensions count

Microsoft launched extension support in Windows 10's default system browser Microsoft Edge back in 2016 with the release of the Anniversary Update of Windows 10. The new version of Edge launched with […]

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Microsoft Edge shows two search bars (bug)

Reports are coming in that Microsoft Edge started to show two search bars instead of one search bar on the browser's new tab page. Windows 10 users who run Microsoft Edge on […]

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Microsoft Edge usage doubles in a year (according to Microsoft)

While Microsoft Edge sits pretty steady between 4% and 5% of the overall usage share on desktop computer systems, usage has actually doubled in a year's time according to Microsoft. A recent […]

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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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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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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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