1.    06 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 7
    Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

    Edge Query


    I've just entered the 64 bit browser arena, with the recent installation of latest version of Waterfox.

    Based on marketing information, Edge has piqued my interest though, as it seems a well integrated product. No plug-ins to fret over as it's HTML5 compliant and a 64 bit browser, as well.

    Not too much information of it available currently though, but will it run on my system or is it a Windows 10 product, only?
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  2.    06 Jul 2015 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Port Neches, Texas
    Posts : 230
    Windows 10 Home

    Quote Originally Posted by iain View Post
    I've just entered the 64 bit browser arena, with the recent installation of latest version of Waterfox.

    Based on marketing information, Edge has piqued my interest though, as it seems a well integrated product. No plug-ins to fret over as it's HTML5 compliant and a 64 bit browser, as well.

    Not too much information of it available currently though, but will it run on my system or is it a Windows 10 product, only?
    Iain, Edge is only available at this time included in Windows 10 Insider Preview downloads. You can get it by joining the Insider Preview and downloading Windows 10, current Build is 10162. Edge is quite different from Internet Explorer and is it's replacement.
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  3.    07 Jul 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 7
    Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by cbwilsha View Post
    Iain, Edge is only available at this time included in Windows 10 Insider Preview downloads. You can get it by joining the Insider Preview and downloading Windows 10, current Build is 10162. Edge is quite different from Internet Explorer and is it's replacement.
    Thanks for the information. Pity that Edge isn't available as a separate application such as Firefox/Waterfox are. I'll probably wait for either the release version of Windows 10 or a separate release of Edge, as this is a right new machine and Edge would seem to be too good to pass up.

    I've never been keen of Internet Explorer and it's dependency of ActiveX. It's time to replace it.

    BTW, I ran across this:
    Microsoft Edge Dev Blog
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  4.    07 Jul 2015 #4
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Nashville, TN
    Posts : 3,141
    Windows 10 Pro

    Edge will could be released to Windows 8.x, but it's unlikely since Windows 10 is a free upgrade. Edge is a Universal app, not a Win32 app, so it's impossible for it to run on anything other than Windows 8.x and 10.
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