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microsoft edge

Postby pensure1988 » Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:32 pm

HI

A couple of questions about MS Edge

1) How do I stop Edge re-installing itself after uninstalling it using REV0 UNINSTALLER
2) I do not seem to be able to get rid of Ms Edge in the Windows 10 App Menu. Uninstaller is greyed out in Settings enu.

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Re: microsoft edge

Postby Enrique » Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:59 pm

Hi pensure1988,
As MS are aggressively push "New Edge" on Windows 10 users...........

Let it install , don't import from your usual Browser when it completes...........turn off it's background running when closed...as below.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-prev ... windows-10

If you really want it off your system..........have a read, I've not tried this, might have a look at it tomorrow.......... :idea:

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/07/07/how-t ... s-blocked/
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Re: microsoft edge

Postby chrissiehope » Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:09 pm

So what is Edge supposed to do ? I let it download, and its just sitting there - should I get rid of it or just leave it doing nothing ?
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Re: microsoft edge

Postby Enrique » Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:13 am

Hi chrissiehope,

"So what is Edge supposed to do ?"............ it's a Browser. :)

It's best to have at least two Browsers on your system as sometimes your favourite one might not open a clip or site correctly.

1) Follow the procedure I posted yesterday , install and turn of the running in background when closed.

I've gone through the procedure to Remove it completely from the system using Powershell as I also posted.

MS is aggressively pushing Edge ........even had it installed on a Windows 7 system as an update the other day. :!:

I would expect Windows Update to see it's not on a system and force it to Download at a later date.

So best to have it and "switched" off as in 1) above.
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Re: microsoft edge

Postby gerryh » Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:34 am

Microsoft Edge is the replacement for the previous Microsoft browser, Internet Explorer.
When Edge first came out it wasn't very good.
It has been rewritten using the Chromium code, as used by Google Chrome browser.
Edge is now vastly improved and many computer experts now think that is the best browser currently available.
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Re: microsoft edge

Postby spanish_lad » Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:00 am

i dunno.. i like it :lol:
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Re: microsoft edge

Postby markwilding » Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:54 pm

It is also my preferred browser. I have others including Brave, firefox and Chrome but Edge is the best for my uses.

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Re: microsoft edge

Postby spanish_lad » Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:15 pm

Ive also dabled with a few, chromium, firefox, edge, chrome, brave, and a few more 'obscure/random' ones.. Bing search engine doesnt seem as good as google?
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Re: microsoft edge

Postby gerryh » Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:10 pm

If you like Edge but not Bing then you can change your search engine to Google or whatever.
To save me typing see https://www.howtogeek.com/221709/how-to ... nder%20it.
Also if there are any addons you liked in Chrome then they can also be used in Edge.
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