That annoying Edge icon in IE11 on CU

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    That annoying Edge icon in IE11 on CU

    Has anyone figured a way to turn this crap off?

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    Yes, I know that Edge is Microsoft's "preferred" browser. No, I'm not interested. I need IE for work purposes because of legacy ActiveX components, so that annoying icon does no good.

    I'm trying to get the new build ready for work on our domain, but considering all our employees heavily use IE every day, this is going to get on everybody's nerves and fast!

    I tried copying the iexplore.exe from Anniversary Update (1607) to 1703 VM, and got an error about a missing ordinal in the EXE. So I'm thinking they added it that way - not seeing any settings, GPOs, or any other way to turn it off.

    Even better when you're logged in as the local Administrator account which cannot run Edge or any other Modern apps but the stupid icon still shows up and is completely useless
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18860

    Hello drfsupercomputer, :)

    The tutorial below can help show you how to remove the "Open Microsoft Edge" tab in Internet Explorer.

    Add or Remove Open Microsoft Edge Tab Button in Internet Explorer - Windows 10 Browsers Email Tutorials
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    Oh, cool. I didn't realize they actually included a way to turn it off!

    I guess I should have perused the "advanced" options before I posted, ha.

    There doesn't happen to be a group policy setting for this I can deploy across the network, does there? I can use the registry key method to do the same thing, but that's a more hacky approach of using GPOs. I know there are Internet Options in there, but oddly it only shows IE 10, even when running gpmgmt from the newest versions of Windows 10. (The settings do work on 11, I think)
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  4. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 37,057
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18860

    I haven't noticed a setting for this in Group Policy yet.
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