Of late, many users are facing a problem where a rogue browser extension named “Apps” appears in Chrome or Edge. Also, the user is unable to remove the extension. Attempting to remove the extension via the registry or deleting the extension folder doesn’t help, as the extension is automatically installed whenever the user opens Edge or Chrome.Read more
Microsoft Edge is a web browser included in Windows 10 operating systems. You’ll find all articles about Edge (Chromium) in this category.
(To see the articles for Microsoft Edge legacy version, click here.)
How to Get Microsoft Edge ADMX Group Policy Templates
You can use group policy objects (GPO) to configure policy settings for Microsoft Edge on all versions of Windows. To configure Microsoft Edge with group policy objects, you install administrative templates that add rules and settings for Microsoft Edge to the Policy Definition template folder on individual computers. Get Edge (Chromium) ADMX Group Policy Templates … Read more
How to Prevent Auto redirection from IE to Edge for unsupported sites
Since Windows 10 version 20H2, Internet Explorer redirects users to Microsoft Edge (Chromium) when they visit websites that don’t support Internet Explorer. Microsoft Edge Chromium version 84 and higher have this feature. Many modern websites have designs that are incompatible with Internet Explorer. When the Internet Explorer user visits an unsupported website (e.g., Facebook, Internet Archive, … Read more
How to Install Chrome Themes & Extensions on Edge Chromium
Microsoft decided to discontinue its EdgeHTML proprietary browser engine which was used in the Edge web browser. In December 2018, Microsoft announced that Edge was being rebuilt as a Chromium-based browser, which means using the Blink engine and terminating EdgeHTML. Let’s call the new Edge browser “Edge Chromium” or Chromium-based Edge.
This article focuses on how to install themes and extensions in Edge Chromium from the Chrome Web Store or other third-party sources.Read more
How to Prevent Installing Extensions in Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge extensions support can be enabled or disabled using the Local Group Policy Editor or the registry. If you’re the computer administrator and want to prevent users from running extensions on Microsoft Edge (Chromium), this guide has the instructions. Prevent Installing Extensions in Microsoft Edge Method 1: Block Edge Extensions Using the Registry Editor. … Read more
Pin Website to Taskbar Using Edge in Windows 10
This post tells you how to pin a website to the Taskbar using the Microsoft Edge web browser.
Enable Warning on Closing Multiple Tabs in Microsoft Edge
By default, Microsoft Edge doesn’t issue a warning if you close your Microsoft Edge browser window with multiple tabs open. Sometimes we may accidentally close the browser window and wondering how to restore the session back.
You can press Ctrl + Shift + T to reopen the tabs closed during the last browser session.
Additionally, you can force Microsoft Edge to warn you when you attempt to close the browser window accidentally with multiple open tabs. Here’s how to do that.Read more
Microsoft Edge – Prevent Download of Unsafe Files Blocked by SmartScreen Filter
The SmartScreen Filter warns the user when running unrecognized programs or files downloaded from the internet. When you download files using Microsoft Edge, the file download is blocked if the source URL is blacklisted or the downloaded program fails the application reputation check by Microsoft SmartScreen filter.
However, Edge Chromium allows users to download the unsafe file regardless of the warning, by clicking on the “Keep” option in the Downloads flyout.
Likewise, on Microsoft Edge (legacy), every time when a file download is blocked, the following message shows up:
"filename" is unsafe to download and was blocked by SmartScreen Filter.
Still, users can download the blocked file manually by opening the Downloads panel, right-clicking on the blocked file, and choosing “Download unsafe file” option in the right-click menu.
This article explains how to prevent users from downloading the ‘unsafe’ file on Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Edge Chromium.Read more
How to Reset, Repair or Reinstall Edge Web Browser
Sometimes, web browsers may need a complete reset — to revert to the default settings especially in the aftermath and removal of a browser-based attack, search hijack, PUA, PUP or Adware infection. We recently saw how to reset Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox manually. This post tells you how to reset Microsoft Edge completely and start afresh.Read more
Make Edge Open Tabs from Last Browsing Session at Every Start
Microsoft Edge (Chromium), like any other major web browser on the market, has the capability to save your tab sessions when you close the browser. You can have Edge open all the tabs from your last browsing session whenever you start it.Read more