Recently, we wrote that Microsoft Edge extensions had already appeared in the Windows Store. They are expected to become available for testing for participants of the Windows Insider program. Another sign which indicates that this will happen soon is the availability of the Edge Extensions landing page which went live today for a short period of time.
Extensions are coming to Microsoft Edge soon via an upgraded build of Windows 10. It appears that Microsoft plans to distribute them using the Windows Store like regular Universal apps. The first Microsoft Edge extension was already spotted in the Windows Store.
If you decided to switch from the Internet Explorer browser to the new Microsoft Edge app which is promoted by default in Windows 10, you might face the issue that your Internet Explorer bookmarks do not appear in Edge. To solve this issue, you need to follow the instructions described in this article.
Even if you are running the latest Windows 10 build, you will find that Microsoft Edge has no option to set the default folder where downloaded files will be stored. It uses the user's Downloads folder. Although you can move the Downloads folder itself to set the new path as the default location for Edge, it is not an ideal solution. In this article, we will see how to set the default downloads location for Microsoft Edge without moving the Downloads folder. So it will be set separately for the Microsoft Edge browser, which can be useful if you are using different browsers simultaneously.
We have come to know that the Microsoft Edge browser, a Universal app intended to replace Internet Explorer in Windows 10, has partial extension support included in build 11082. Although the feature is broken, it is interesting that Microsoft finally started implementing it.
A couple of screenshots have appeared on the Internet, featuring new updates to the default Windows 10 browser, Microsoft Edge. Let's see what we can expect in October, when the update known as "Threshold 2" gets rolled out incorporating the changes after Windows 10 RTM build 10240.
How to Uninstall and Remove Microsoft Edge Browser in Windows 10
In Windows 10, Microsoft introduced a new browser called Microsoft Edge. It was created to replace Internet Explorer. Edge is positioned as a modern browser with support of all mainstream web standards. Microsoft implemented a new rendering engine for the browser, which stripped out a lot of legacy code. However, for many users, Microsoft Edge is not at all impressive. Its user interface is less configurable at all compared to Internet Explorer's rich options. Many users want to remove Microsoft Edge from Windows 10. Today, I would like to share how it can be done.
Today, Microsoft made available a new build for "Fast Ring" insiders. The new build is shipped via only Windows Update, but interested users can get Windows 10 build 10158 ISO images. Besides official information about changes in the released build, Microsoft published a separate change log for the built-in browser app, Microsoft Edge. Let's see what is new in the Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 10 build 10158.
During Build 2015, Microsoft made an announcement that Project Spartan which replaced Internet Explorer in Windows 10 is officially named Microsoft Edge. It is a WinRT-based browser. In the initial release, it won't support extensions or add-ons. So there can be no adblock extension or other tool to block ads in Edge for a while. Here is a trick which will allow you to block ads in the Microsoft Edge browser.