Forum discussion tagged with Edge.
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    [SOLVED] How to stop Windows 10 defaulting to Microsft Edge for things like "Windows Help" ?

    Hi this is probably a common question but I couldn't find the answer, How do I stop windows using Edge to open the internet for help etc. Example: when I accidently click on the little 'help' question mark at the top right of an explorer window (see pic) it will open the relevent webpage in...
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    [SOLVED] Every .exe file opens Microsoft Edge

    A friend ran a batch script and used the Assoc command to associate every .exe with Microsoft Edge... I'm struggling to revert this. How can I fix this?
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    Question What is the browser that does not have any caching?

    So-called privacy browsers are not enough. They still keep my browsing info and search strings I typed on my personal computer. You might say "Just use Chrome and, to turn off browsing history, change settings as in https://www.wikihow.com/Turn-Off-Browsing-History-on-Chrome" But that's...
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    [SOLVED] how to stop microsoft edge from auto starting at bootup

    this just started. i am guessing with one of windows 10 updates. my version is 21H1 (build 19043, 1466) when i boot up my laptop.. microsoft edge starts up automatically and the browser opens. up. it is not listed in startup programs. in settings under accounts.. and sign in options.. i have...
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    [SOLVED] Google search engine is slow

    Google search engine load page very slow across Chrome, Edge, and Firefox (current default brower is Edge). Google Image do load (also slow) but when i click one of the images, it just doesn't load and turned black/dark (white if dark theme turned off). On other side, Bing and DuckDuckGo work...
  6. JerrWolf

    Question Blocking specific ads?

    First off, sorry if this is the less than ideal place to ask, I've been sitting here pondering the best place to ask and decided to just ask here as it's kind of software related? So I've installed the Ublock adblocker into Edge/Chrome (I'm fine using a "better one" instead, I have no...
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    [SOLVED] PC slow perfomance, especially remarkable in web browser

    I got a PC a few months ago, at first everything was fine but about two weeks ago i started noticing that the perfomance of several browsers is slow, in the sense that when i scroll i noticed some kind of lag, like im scrolling down and the scroll stops for a second before continuning, o when i...
  8. setomx

    Question MPG Z490M GAMING EDGE WIFI does not boot with second DDR4 3200 RAM module installed ?

    I have the following situation: I have installed the DDR4 modules according to the installation instructions (DIMMA-2 and DIMMB2), but the equipment does not start me and the EZ Debug indicator shows that it does not advance from the DRAM evaluation, leaving an infinite cycle between CPU and...
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    Whenever I try to install MS EDGE through the official setup, it tells me that I require the latest version Windows 10. I have a limited data connection and do not wish to update it to the latest version. Is there any way to get MS Edge without updating to the latest version of Windows. (Also...
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    [SOLVED] Problems with Edge signing me out of sites and password problems since updating

    2 Problems Ever since I updated Microsoft Edge (KB4559309) I've run into problems of it signing me out of web sites after closing the browser. Most of the time this isn't a real big problem except sites like Amazon where I have to do a 2 step verification each time. Is there a way of setting to...
  11. Diltoid24

    Question Blocking specific Windows Edge popups...

    Recently, I've been getting super annoying popups from Themes-For-Edge.com, which opens up a some random site when I close the popup. Other popups from edge I actually find useful. Is there a way to completely remove themes-for-edge popups?
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    Question Edge Chromium Screen Tearing In Videos

    Hello. I have an RX 580. I have the brand new Edge Chromium. In any video I watch through the browser, I get a lot of screen tearing. I remember Google Chrome having the same problem when I used to use it a year ago. I also had a Nvidia graphics card at that time. There is no info on it since...
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    Question Windows 10 - (fn+) F11 key causes Edge to open

    I've decided to post this here instead of the components subforum because it's obviously a software issue. I am using an HP 255 G6 laptop running Windows 10 (version 1903). Ever since I bought it in May of 2018 it had this issue that I never bothered to try and fix, but now it's starting to...
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    [SOLVED] Windows 10 - Random Browser (Chrome, Opera) Freezes/ Not Happening only on Edge

    Hi guys, I have weird problem happening on my pc for a long time. I did a clean installation of Win 10 Pro Edition many times over the years, didn't help, here is my config.. MB- MSI 970A-G43 CPU - AMD FX6300 MEMORY - 12gb DDR3 - 800Mhz (happened before on only 1 stick of 8gb ram too) GPU -...
  15. GabrielCarati

    Question Some sites only fully load on Edge or with VPN enabled.

    I've been having problems for a few weeks in uploading specific sites like Twitter and Artstation. Usually when I start the system or restart the sites open normally in Opera GX which is my default browser, but after a few minutes the sites stop loading fully, load only by half, (like the image...
  16. TechyInAZ

    Discussion POLL: What Web Browser do you use and Why?

    Hello community! What web browsers do you use the most? I personally use Firefox the most, usually people say they use it for privacy reasons, but I use it firstly for speed as it is just as fast as Chrome if not faster, and I also like the privacy features they have. Then for a second browser...
  17. datgman7

    [SOLVED] Edge is the only browser that works, any other does not.

    Greetings. So a little bit of history: When I first built this PC and installed Windows 10, I installed Chrome. It did not work even though Edge did. I have tried tinkering with it but I just decided to download Fire Fox and that worked. Then everything went well until one day where Fire Fox...
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    Question Samsung galaxy s7 edge doesn’t turn on anymore.

    Hello, I was was opening an app on my Samsung galaxy s7 edge and it kept crashing. After some (phone) restarts (because the phone froze) it continued to crash and now it doesn’t turn on anymore. Is there a way how I can make it work again? Thanks in advance, Liam.
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    [SOLVED] Keyboard typing random characters windows 10

    I'm having a problem with windows 10. Almost every time I try to type in the Cortana search box, the setting search box, Microsoft Store or Edge the keyboard starts typing random letters. For instance, if I press "aaaaaaaaaa" it gives out "fvvar8chvx" a random jumble of letters like it is...
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    Question Four calamities at once: Menu, Cortana, Office and Edge won't work.

    I have had four annoying things happen to my Windows 10 computer all at the same time and I cannot get them corrected: The Cortana search box at the bottom left of the screen no longer works. The FIRST time I try to use the start menu is opens but it grayed out and unusable. I click on the...
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    Question Web pages slow to open in Chrome until Edge is opened

    After building a new computer last weekend I've had a strange experience with opening web pages that has persisted for the entire week. I use Chrome as my primary browser. After I turn on the computer web pages, for several minutes, are slow to load in Chrome. I get the "Establishing secure...
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    Question Switch to iphone for apple car play ( From Galaxy s8+)

    Hi, due to no support of android auto in my car ( and only apple car play - Belgium doesn't officially support android auto sadly ) i'm looking to replace my android device with an Iphone. I daily use a samsung S8+. When i compare pure technical specs to the iphone xs it almost looks like i'm...
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    Question Where should i put my new fans for the best result?

    Hi So I have a Carbide Series™ SPEC-03 LED Mid-Tower Gaming Case with 2 included case fans. One in the front and one in the back. And now I have bought 2 more and wonder where I should mount them for the best result. I have the possibility to mount one more in the front, 2 in the top and one...
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    Question I believe there's a problem with my GPU, please help troubleshoot.

    Hi all, I built my first PC about a month ago, and I've only recently started to come across problems with my games crashing. At first, my games would freeze and the screen would go black. The music kept playing, but I had to manually shutoff computer to get it back on. Immediately as the...
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    [SOLVED] Best Cooling for i7 8700k 3.7GHz

    Hi all, I have a Z370 motherboard with an 8th gen i7 processor. However, I also currently have a 550LC 120mm liquid cpu cooler. I know this is not efficient for overclocking whatsoever, but will it cause my CPU to overheat running at standard 3.7 Ghz? I am new to the PC world and just curious...
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    Opinions on build price (selling a PC).

    Hi folks, long time lurker, first time poster. I'm selling an editing/gaming rig with the following parts: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/x9ws7W Now, I know the listed price there is over $2900 - I know it's not really worth that much considering I'm on a 4th Gen CPU and I realize the cost...
  27. Rowan540

    Graphics card recommendation for current rig

    Hi guys, My Nvidia GTX 970 had been having problems for the last three years and finally crashed. I´m looking for a card to replace it, while ideally retaining the rest of my components. PSU: Corsair CX750, 750 watt Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 CPU: Intelcore i7 4790K RAM: 16,0 GB Dual...
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    I bought a graphics card a gtx 960 and its not working on windows 7 why is it?

    My Gtx 960 is not working can somebody tell me why???
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    [SOLVED] Got a terrible virus on my Hard Drive, is there any way to recover some Data or format?

    I got a nasty virus the other day and would like to recover some items such as codes that I wrote and some pictures. The virus has installed multiple programs in numerous different folders that are slowing my computer down. I have tried to uninstall some of them but they state that I do not...
  30. rigger922

    Updating Pc need help choosing

    Hello ladies and gentlemen im currently thinking of updating my system i have a budget of 500GBP to update my Mobo/RAM/CPU ive already put to some bundles together here there are, Current build is on my profile. MOBO-MSI - X470 GAMING PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard RAM- Corsair - Vengeance LED 16 GB...
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    Asus ROG Strix B450-F vs Asus ROG Strix B450-E

    Good day dear comrades. I have a question iam going to update my actual gaming rig and iam going for Ryzen. My question is, What are significant diferences between B450-F and B-450-E F costs around 130 € in my country E costs around 180 € for some resason. Are at E any difference SMT...
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    Far cry 4 save files locations?

    Im using corepack repack for far cry 4 XD do you know where the save file is? And no its not in: Orbit/420 there is no such folder in my whole pc name orbit
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    Help With PC that wont turn on!

    I just Built my PC and I'm a newbie but hoping you guys can help me out. My PC components are: -i5 8400 -GTX 1060 6gb -gigabyte H370 HD3 mobo -ripjaw 12gb ram (one in each channel, 8gb and 4 GB stick) -evga 500w 80 Bronze PSU -Solo T1-R case -500 GB Sata HDD -intel stock fan It will turn in...
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    M.2 NVMe SSD to PCIE 2.0 X16

    Hi, I have a Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 motherboard witch I'm planning to upgrade with a Samsung 970 EVO 250GB SSD boot drive. First things first, the plan is to mod the bios in order to boot from nvme ssd. Then, the issue is that the MBO is PCIE 2.0 only capable. I'm considering to use an M.2 NVMe...
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    Blinking Underscore on Boot

    Hey guys, I’m not sure where to post this so pleasd bare with me! Yesterday as I was using my laptop, I noticed little freezes and my laptop (It’s an ASUS FX503VM, bought 10 months ago) being really slower than usual. Few minutes later, it completely froze and after I waited a while, i was...
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    My PC Display is going black/white whenever I play a game

    My display shuts down and its jst all black/white/blue whenever i play a game. Whenever this happens I can hear an error and disconnect sound after the black screen and i can still hear the game open. I tried cleaning my GPU and PC but the problem stays. I also tried reinstalling the driver...
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    Giant lag spikes whenever installing anything on SSD.

    Hi guys, I have a new system for a couple of months now, but I noticed that whenever I'm installing/unzipping ANYTHING the computer has massive lag spikes, like the screen will freeze for about 5 seconds and become completely unresponsive for a while and then go back to working normally, then...
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    Virus keeps adding shutdown to scheduled tasks

    Virus keeps adding cmd.exe /c shutdown -s -t 0 to Task Scheduler. HELP I can delete the task but it will come back after X days... Malware Bytes found nothing on my machine Screenshots : http://prntscr.com/kzyxn2 http://prntscr.com/kzyxr9 Please help.
  39. quandao93

    4 sticks/2 different sets/different timing/same speeds

    Gskill 9 9 9 24 8gb x 2 = 16gb corsair 10 10 10 27 8gbx 2 = 16gb I have a dual channel motherboard that supports 4 slots. How should I install my rams? Right now I currently have it running d1/d3 = gskill d2/d4 = corsair. It seems to be working just fine, but is there a recommended way to...
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    Gaming Pc Help

    I found a gaming PC i want but not sure if its good or not, "Gaming Desktop PC AMD FX-6300 3.5 GHz, AMD Radeon RX 550 2GB, 16GB DDR3 RAM, 2TB 7200RPM HDD, Win 10, Wi-Fi , N27B7022GRXV2". Thats what i have found.