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  1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Ad Blocking Extensions Arrive for Windows 10 Insider Builds

    Since before the first release of Windows 10, Microsoft has been talking about their Microsoft Edge browser that is included in the new operating system. Their goal has been to create a safer browsing experience because of all the threats that exists on the web these days and they have slowly...
  2. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Edge Pauses to Stop Flash in its Tracks

    Turns out there is another little feature in Microsoft Edge, the version included in build 14316 of Windows 10 which was released yesterday, that should make the fledgling browser a candidate for safest on the web. This afternoon, over on the Microsoft Edge Developers Blog, the browser team...
  3. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Edge Priorities for 2016

    I have been using Microsoft Edge as my default web browser since Windows 10 arrived last July however, since it is in the very early stages of development I have used IE11 a lot and also kept Firefox and Chrome on my system for backup. Early on Microsoft Edge has shown itself to be very fast...
  4. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft’s Edge browser may be storing private browsing data

    When Microsoft’s Edge browser arrived this summer alongside Windows 10, it was seen as a major step forward, incorporating new features like Cortana Assist alongside tricks that had become popular elsewhere, like Reading List and the new InPrivate browsing mode. But now, new research suggests...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Video - Managing Microsoft Edge Favorites

    Last week I wrote about my testing to get the Favorites in Microsoft Edge properly syncing across all of my Windows 10 devices. It took me several cycles of manually deleting those favorites because it seemed that they kept being synced from somewhere in the cloud. I finally managed to get all...
  6. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Opening Microsoft Edge to Specific Websites and Pages Using Windows 10 Shell Commands

    I've been digging into the shell commands available in Windows 10 for the last few weeks. Using Shell commands you can create shortcuts to everyday tasks. Or, for those that manage multiple computers in companies, you can use the Shell commands to automate tasks through scripts. In this tip...
  7. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Word of Warning on DoNotSpy10 Windows 10 Privacy Tool

    Just wanted to give you all a heads-up about a new Windows 10 privacy tool that is circulating in news stories today. For some, Windows 10's privacy settings are a mixed bag, toeing the line between convenience and concern. But, really there's nothing to worry about and the reports of...
  8. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    How To: Add the Home Button Back to Microsoft Edge

    Here's a good tip and an interesting personal story. The home button in the web browser is pretty important to me. It's just something I've become accustomed to using and I know many of you do, too. I was contacted recently to join in the July 29th Windows 10 release celebration at an...
  9. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    How To: Pinning Websites to the Windows 10 Start Screen

    Remnants of the Windows 8.1 Start Screen are still present in Windows 10, but provided in a much friendlier, more customizable, and familiar way. Essentially, Microsoft took the best of Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, and melded it with the familiar streamlined operations of Windows 7. The new...
  10. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    How To: Import Internet Favorites into Windows 10's Microsoft Edge from Other Browsers

    Microsoft Edge is a fantastic new web browser that comes with a Windows 10 installation (new or upgrade). It’s a speedy browser and completely compatible with most web sites. Over time many Windows users have been lured away to other browsers like Chrome and Firefox for no fault of their own...
  11. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Edge gets a dark theme in latest Windows 10 leak

    Microsoft is close to finalizing Windows 10, and a newly leaked build today shows off some of the last-minute changes that are being added before the July 29th launch. Microsoft's Edge browser now has its new logo in build 10147, complete with a new look. You can enable a special dark mode...
  12. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Edge will eventually warn you when closing multiple browser tabs

    Although Microsoft Edge is still labeled Project Spartan in the latest build of Windows 10 its development continues in each new build of Windows 10 and yesterday's build 10130 is no exception. Project Spartan now includes the ability to play videos in full screen, without the chrome showing...
  13. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Known Issues - Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10122 for PCs

    Hi Everyone, Today we have a new build for PCs going out to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring – Build 10122. I usually start these posts with the fun stuff at the top but want to call out our only big known Issue here right away – if you’re using an AMD GPU you’re likely to run into frequent...
  14. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Is Windows 10 Free? Yes And No. An Explainer

    Microsoft is set to release Windows 10 later this year and users of current versions of the operating system will get an upgrade free of charge. That's what Microsoft said and made abundantly clear last January when it presented key consumer features of the new OS including Cortana, Project...
  15. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    POLL RESULTS: IE or Edge Logo?

    In last weeks poll question we asked you to tell us if you preferred the logo from Internet Explorer or the new Microsoft Edge that was unveiled, along with Project Spartan's new name, during Build 2015 in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago. Surprisingly the results were almost a 50/50 split...
  16. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft's New Browser Has A Name Only A Mother Could Love

    Microsoft announced the name of its Windows 10 browser last week. While the code name, Project Spartan, was exciting and invoked visions of dominance and strength, the final name Microsoft picked is totally dull and mundane. Microsoft Edge is the successor to Internet Explorer, but the software...
  17. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Do you prefer the logo of Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer?

    During Build 2015 last week Microsoft announced that the browser we have known as Project Spartan in Windows 10 would be re-named Microsoft Edge. The name was revealed in a video played for keynote attendees and as you watch it it becomes very obvious early on what the new name will be...
  18. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Cortana On Windows 10 Is About To Get More Powerful

    When Cortana first arrived in Windows 10 preview builds, it was rough. Features, general usability, and the look and feel was really early, but Microsoft has been steadily improving things ever since. The software giant is now testing out even better ways of bringing some of the popular features...
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