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New Microsoft Edge may change User Agent automatically

Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based web browser Microsoft Edge may change the user agent automatically based on the visited site. The new Microsoft Edge web browser is based on Chromium, the same core that […]

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8 ways in which Microsoft Edge (Chromium) is better than Google Chrome

Microsoft's Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser has not been released yet as a stable version; the preview versions that Microsoft released, Microsoft Edge Dev and Canary, provide a good understanding of the […]

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Edge (Chromium) warns you if you run it with elevated privileges

The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser warns users if they run the web browser with elevated privileges. Microsoft is working on a new Chromium-based version of the Edge browser and has released […]

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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 […]