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How to Turn On or Off Ask to Close All Tabs in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

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Microsoft Edge is a new web browser added in Windows 10, and will be available across the Windows 10 device family. It is fast, compatible, and built for the modern Web.

When you close Microsoft Edge while having more than one tab open, you will be asked Do you want to close all tabs? by default.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off the Do you want to close all tabs? prompt in Microsoft Edge for your account in Windows 10.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Turn Off "Do you want to close all tabs" in Microsoft Edge
  • Option Two: To Turn On or Off "Do you want to close all tabs" using a REG file



EXAMPLE: Microsoft Edge Do you want to close all tabs? prompt
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Microsoft Edge Ask to Close All Tabs - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Microsoft Edge Ask to Close All Tabs - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
To Turn Off "Do you want to close all tabs" in Microsoft Edge

1. Close Microsoft Edge while having more than one tab open.

2. Check the Always close all tabs box, and click/tap on Close all. (see screenshot below)

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Microsoft Edge Ask to Close All Tabs - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Microsoft Edge Ask to Close All Tabs - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
To Turn On or Off "Do you want to close all tabs" using a REG file

Note   Note
The .reg files below make changes to the DWORD value in the registry key below.

Code:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\MicrosoftEdge\Main
AskToCloseAllTabs DWORD

0 = off
1 = on


1. Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Turn On "Do you want to close all tabs" in Microsoft Edge

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_on_Microsoft_Edge_AskToCloseAllTabs.reg

download


 3. To Turn Off "Do you want to close all tabs" in Microsoft Edge

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_off_Microsoft_Edge_AskToCloseAllTabs.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.





That's it,
Shawn