Microsoft to Kill Off the Original Windows 10 Browser

Tuesday brings us the April 2021 Patch Tuesday rollout, and in addition to new security updates, Microsoft will also release one important update for Windows 10 users.

It’s a new tool whose purpose is to remove Microsoft Edge legacy, and if you haven’t already installed it manually, replace it with the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge.

The legacy version of the app, which was the original browser that shipped with Windows 10, no longer receives support, as the last updates were published in March.

And now Microsoft is getting ready to pull it from Windows 10 devices and focus entirely on the Chromium replacement, which is the company’s preferred browser not only on this new OS version, but also on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

Only happening on Windows 10

Since it’s based on Chromium, the new Edge is also available on Linux and macOS.

“To replace this out of support application, we are announcing that the new Microsoft Edge will be available as part … (read more)

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