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Offline midnight

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Off Topic/Microsoft Edge
« on: January 30, 2020, 07:46:30 PM »
I got the new version via win updates a few days ago and I don't really like it.  I can go to the control panel and uninstall it but I don't know whether or not I would get the old Edge back,  I don't want to to do a system restore.

Anyone else have this new browser?
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Re: Off Topic/Microsoft Edge
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2020, 08:06:52 PM »
If you don't like it, don't use it.

The new Edge is based on Google Chromium.

I didn't like the old version, so never used that either, however as it is part and parcel of the OS, you can't get rid of it.  I don't know if this is the case with the chromium version of Edge.  If you know the KB that this update this came with what is to stop you uninstalling/rolling back that KB.

This is a question that is probable best asked on a specialist window 10 forum.
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Re: Off Topic/Microsoft Edge
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2020, 08:35:23 PM »

If you don't want it, uninstall it.
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Re: Off Topic/Microsoft Edge
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2020, 06:51:02 AM »
I'm fairly sure if you remove the new Edge Chromium you wont get back the old Edge unless prior registry changes were made to prevent it being removed.