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Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by abstracts, May 4, 2019.

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  1. abstracts

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    Today I had a very long Windows update. When it finished I had on my desktop an icon for Microsoft Edge which wasn't there before. Ever since my PC has been running a lot slower than before. Can anyone advise what the issues might be.
     
  2. lunarlander

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    Click on Start menu, and type in 'winver' and lets see which version of Win 10 you are using. My Win 10 ver 1809 has a Edge icon the desktop by default.
     
  3. abstracts

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    1809 version
     
  4. lunarlander

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    Maybe it put the default icons back on the desktop after Windows Update.
     
  5. lunarlander

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    Also, Edge is automatically started every time you sign in - as revealed by OSArmor. In OSArmor, if you enable all protections (even the red ones) you will see it pop up a warning.
     
  6. abstracts

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    What's it for? And do I need it?
     
  7. lunarlander

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    Edge is the latest internet browser from Windows, it replaces Internet Explorer (IE).
     
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