Old  June 13th, 2020, 6:03pm     #1
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Experience with MS Edge?
My Microsoft IE 8.1 browser keeps telling me to download their Edge.
Any experience with this?
Pros & Cons?
Is there a cost? Couldn't tell.
If so, how much?
Thanks your advice!
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  Old  June 13th, 2020, 7:14pm     #2
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I have edge with my Windows 10 on my laptop. hate it. I avoid it.
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  Old  June 13th, 2020, 10:49pm     #3
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I have never used Edge. I use Firefox. It states that it's a free download for Edge, so I don't think there is any cost. There are a few articles about the new and improved version of Edge that you can read if you search.

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  Old  June 14th, 2020, 11:09am     #4
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It's terrible...don't bother
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  Old  June 14th, 2020, 12:59pm     #5
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I use it all the time. No problems with it at all.

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When this world's big enough for all different views
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  Old  June 14th, 2020, 3:44pm     #6
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IE is outdated and is barely being supported. Edge is free and is the solution now being pushed by Microsoft on Windows, although there are clearly other alternatives. I personally use both Edge and Chrome, depending upon the web page (some work better on one or the other).

From the Microsoft website: "Support ended 1/12/16 for Internet Explorer (IE) 10 and older. Security updates, compatibility fixes, and technical support continues for IE 11 on Windows 7, 8.1, and 10."
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  Old  June 15th, 2020, 2:37am     #7
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Better than IE.I prefer Chrome and Firefox.
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  Old  June 15th, 2020, 8:55am     #8
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Microsoft Edge
Have used as it came out Chrome and Firefox TOO slow
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  Old  July 17th, 2020, 10:04am     #9
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I use Edge and Chrome. I have no problems with Edge. IE is being phased out.
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  Old  July 18th, 2020, 11:17am     #10
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I had Edge forced on me, IE did an update and there it was. IE was getting really bad, I would have to switch to FF or Chrome for some sites to load. There are a couple little inconveniences that might not bother some, I guess I'll get used to it.

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  Old  July 18th, 2020, 4:45pm     #11
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The new version of MS Edge is based on Chromium, so it is now actually using the same foundation as Chrome. So the new Edge is better than the older versions of Edge, but it is basically Chrome with Microsoft's brain damage added on top of it.

I use Firefox for 99% of my browsing/sweeping. Chrome is my fallback. I only use Edge when I remote it to work, as the other browsers aren't "officially" supported by our remote system.
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  Old  July 20th, 2020, 6:51pm     #12
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Originally Posted by dragsweep View Post
The new version of MS Edge is based on Chromium, so it is now actually using the same foundation as Chrome. So the new Edge is better than the older versions of Edge, but it is basically Chrome with Microsoft's brain damage added on top of it.

I use Firefox for 99% of my browsing/sweeping. Chrome is my fallback. I only use Edge when I remote it to work, as the other browsers aren't "officially" supported by our remote system.
Thanks for your reply.
I agree .. use FF mostly.
I did download Edge, but find it awkward to use.
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