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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 […]