1.    02 Feb 2017 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2017
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Microsoft edge mind of it's own


    Like many others I have had problems with edge disappearing not finding it on the default list. Well I found a different default list and there Edge was. Now comes the problem once I had Edge open in it's setting it had open in Internet explorer????? I getting rid of Internet Explorer any ways. If i did would there be any problems and would Edge take over?
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  2.    02 Feb 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 4,570
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Welcome to the TenForums @mikef1234

    Difficult question to answer about problems if you remove. If Edge is opening it for its settings (????) then it would be a guess on my part to tell you otherwise. Programs usually don't take over, except may be Malware, and usually have to be assigned. I would leave IE alone and reestablish all of Edge's defaults.

    Start Menu => System => Default apps

    At the bottom of the right window, click on "Set defaults by app". When Window open scroll down to Edge and left click once. It will do some processing and on the right it will tell you how many defaults Edge has of the ones it could have.

    Below that click on "Set this program as default" and you should see the count above change to all, like 9 of 9. Then try Edge settings again.

    If you decide to remove IE then I would have a working process to restore my drive image should it all head south.

    Many members here recommend and use Macrium Reflect. It free and reliable. There is a tutorial on the subject within the forum.
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