So what do you think of the new Edge Browser (avail for all)

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  1. Posts : 318
    Windows 10 x64 bits

    I still haven't any negative experience browsing with latest Edge, I have installed Brave in a Mac and now that I switch to Windows 10, I prefer to continue with Brave.
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  2. Posts : 1,773
    Windows 10 Home

    The Pool Man said:
    It took a while to find out how to do that.
    1. On the Edge extensions page, scroll down and on bottom right toggle on ALLOW EXTENSIONS FROM OTHER STORES.
    2. Then, in a move that isn't the least bit intuitive until you've tried it -- surf to the Google Chrome Web Store, find your extension, click where it says 'Add to Chrome' and then MAGICALLY it will say, 'Add to Edge' lol
    I found UBlock with Adblocker from Chrome actually blocks ads where the Edge Adblocker let some slip thru
    Yes, it took a bit of exploring to figure it out but you've described the exact process. The add-ons/extensions takes seconds to install so you can do quite a few in short session. Only Aaaargh is that youtube downloaders are blocked.
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  3. Posts : 1,773
    Windows 10 Home

    Bree said:
    I've been running the Edge Dev preview on one of my machines for two month now. It is a total redesign, nothing like the old Edge at all. Seems to be as good as any other popular browser now.
    AGREE ! I've been on Edge Canary, the nightly update, for many months. The few issues I posted feedback on were addressed within days with a followup message too ! Last one was the browser crashing when I tried to Clear History and crashing again on restart if I tried to restore pages. That one bedeviled them for 3 days and it's fixed on the new Edge too.
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    Windows 10 pro

    I am impressed so far - I am a die hard Firefox user but of course was interested to try the "new" Edge and see what the fuss was about. I really like the ability to save cookies you want/use and bail the rest. This is what kept me from using the old Edge much, I had the old one set to delete everything on exit but that made forums a pain. I never used the old version much

    I am interested enough to play with it more, it always takes a while to "find and customize" at least it looks as though they have left some things to the user (finally). - Bill
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  5. Posts : 512
    Windows 10 Version 1909 (Build 18363.815

    I installed it and like it, however, each time I exit, it shows an error on Windows Reliability Report. I am using Vivaldi (Chromium-based) which does not do this. Strange MS browser isn't as reliable to Windows 10 as another browser! For now, I will continue to use Vivaldi, with Edge, Firefox and Chrome as backups. Hopefully Edge will get there in the future.......
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  6. Posts : 5,048
    Windows 10/11 Pro x64, Various Linux Builds, Networking, Storage, Cybersecurity Specialty.

    Read between the lines....

    New Chromium based Microsoft Edge now generally available

    You decide.
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  7. Posts : 5,048
    Windows 10/11 Pro x64, Various Linux Builds, Networking, Storage, Cybersecurity Specialty.

    JohnBurns said:
    Hopefully Edge will get there in the future.......
    Like Windows 10?

    They rushed the new Edge out the door, IMHO.

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  8. Posts : 7,895
    Windows 11 Pro 64 bit

    Do people find Edge Chromium is better than Chrome by Google and if so, why?
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  9. Posts : 11,247
    Windows / Linux : Arch Linux

    Hi there

    hate stuff without menus in any case.

    FF IMO is still streets ahead -- at least FF comes in user installable languages too

    so for me this is the best place for this browser !!! (although fortunately we all have choices (still).

    So what do you think of the new Edge Browser (avail for all)-screenshot_20200117_095120.png

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  10. Posts : 17,838
    Windows 10

    When originally announced, I thought great, the best of IE, (shell integration), and all the comforts of chrome, (little play on words there!)...,

    not to be!

    In all my naivete, I really didn't think it would be solely tethered to MS and MS services!

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