Windows 10: Microsoft Edge High CPU Usage when Clicking the Search & URL Tab
Microsoft Edge High CPU Usage when Clicking the Search & URL Tab
Hello. I noticed that my most visited websites (when you left click the search / URL tab in Edge) doesn't show up anymore. I also noticed a strange behavior most likely related to this: the CPU usage went up 40% when I clicked on it and when I visit new websites. It only lasts for 5-7 Seconds and then it goes down to normal usage (1-5%). This issue randomly appeared and without an update through WU. I can also see this problem on my laptop so it's not an exclusive issue on this computer. Have anyone else seen this? I'm on the latest Windows 10 version (non-insider build).
No one? Two major updates later and no fix or solutions? I've seen this behavior now on all PC's that I own and my friends own. Maybe it is an issue per region? I dunno, but this is an odd one to figure out. Just clicking at address bar at the top doesn't bring down my recently visited websites, and the CPU usage goes up when it happens.
I have setup Google as my default search engine in Edge.
If I open a new tab, and see "Where to next?" I have a problem that if I enter a search that has a "." it will fail.
i.e. Search for
"how to boot from NVMe m.2 SSD"
I get an error...
Source: Ensuring high-quality browser accessibility with automation | Microsoft Edge Dev Blog
How to change the default search engine in Microsoft Edge
These instructions are outdated- my Microsoft edge no longer has the "Add New" button for search engines
Instead of I try to follow the instructions, there is only a button to change...
All was working a couple of days ago, now today I can not access edge. double click nothing, went to task bar and cannot enter anything into the "Search the web and windows"
then went to windows icon and do not see/get the apps