Chromium Microsoft Edge Browser Now Available for Download
The new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser is now available for download after approximately one year of beta testing.
The new browser, which runs on the same engine as Google Chrome, will become the new default in Windows 10, replacing the existing Edge version. On Windows 10 Home and Pro, the browser will be shipped via Windows Update, but manual download links are also available.
Devices where users want to block the installation of Edge from Windows Update can turn to the so-called Blocker Toolkit. Note that this version only blocks the installation from Windows Update, so manual deployment of the new browser is still possible.
The migration to Chromium allows Microsoft Edge to expand beyond the world of Windows 10, so in addition to Microsoft’s latest and greatest operating system, the browser also goes live on Windows 7, 8… (read more)
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