Download Untrusted Files to Host from Windows Defender Application Guard to Secure Edge

By default Microsoft Edge browser does not isolate web file downloads in Windows 10 or 8 OS. You have to use third-part software to prevent exploits and file-less malware from entering your host PC through browser. Now the Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) feature can help Enterprise users resolve the security problem and get significant benefits. Continue reading

Enable extensions in InPrivate mode of Edge browser on Windows 10

Microsoft Edge comes with built-in extensions supported, but they didn’t work in private mode on Windows 10/8 earlier. A few people would like to keep their privacy intact and also use a particular extension like password manager in incognito mode. However, there was not Group Policy or Registry trick to do that. They have to use Google Chrome or Firefox to resolve the problem. Now the Spring Creators Update (1803) offers such option and you are able to continue using it for that. Continue reading

How to fix outdated or unsafe TLS security settings in Edge brower

My Surface Pro 3 tablet works fine since installed the latest Windows 10 version 1709. When I click on the dropbox address to download files in a webpage, it can not be loaded normally. I just get the error message “Can’t connect securely to this page. This might be because the site uses outdated or unsafe TLS security settings. If this keeps happening, try contacting the website’s owner.” That also happens with msn, capitolaone or paypal secure site. I change to use the IE 11 browser and it is sitll not working. I have to use the dropbox app to get the shared file. Any way to resolve the problem? Continue reading

Windows 10 Cortana search results open IE11 Instead of Edge browser

I have setup Edge as default browser in the Settings app on my Surface Pro 4 tablet. When I type words in the Cortana Search box from task bar or use Cortana voice search in Edge, the Bing results will be opened in Internet explorer. Switching file Extension association doesn’t take effects. The problem happens after the fall creator update. It is very annoying for me. Is that any working solution for that in Windows 10? Continue reading

Cannot upload JPG photos to website in Edge and Windows 10

When I tried to upload a picture to publish a post on blogger using Microsoft Edge, it was not working and the dialogue box froze in Windows 10 1709 version. It is also fail to upload larger photos taken on a digital camera or smartphone to Google Photos or Flickr in the browser. I opened the Settings app and cleared the data and history, reset, and Repair by powershell and nothing took effects. It seems that the JPG or BMP files is not supported on multiple websites. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Fix Edge tabs blinking flashing orange notification in Windows 10

When I open among ten webpages in Edge browser on my Surface Pro 4 tablet, about 3 tabs constantly start blinking a very bright yellow. It always happens with Office 365 website or JIRA tabs and seems to be things change. But I tap on the tab and there is no warning message. I am not sure which cause the tab flashing. How can I resolve the problem in Windows 10? Continue reading

Microsoft Edge not remember Gmail/Youtube passwords in Windows 10

I had used IE 11 in Windows 8 on my Surface Pro 4 and everything worked normally. However, after I upgraded the tablet to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the Microsoft Edge doesn’t remember my Gmail passwords. Every time I have to type my username and password to sign in Gmail. I could not find a way to import other saved passwords from explorer, while Edge never ask me to save the login id and password. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

How to change volume or Mute Tab sound in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

I always access the specific website on Microsoft Edge and it plays music without pause controls. However, once I want to listen to YouTube in the background, the sounds becomes annoying and I would like to mute it and could not figure out how to do that within the browser. Now the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update adds many improvements to Edge, such as preview, set aside tabs, and also offers the way to blast out auto-playing videos. Continue reading

Fix Microsoft Edge freezing problems on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft Edge includes a lot of visual changes and performance improvements in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. However, after I upgrade my Surface Pro 4 to this version, I browse the website in the Edge and it freezes constantly and then hangs. I have to end its process in Task manager. When I re-open it, edge keeps asking me to recover webpages, instead of the bing search homepage, and completely stops working. That also make no way to get into its settings to make a repair. How can resolve the problem? Continue reading

Microsoft Edge Content Process causes high CPU/Memory usage in Windows 10

I have used the Microsoft Edge to view internet contents in Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 4. But I notice that the built-in web browser always draines the memory quickly and make the tablet to run slowly. I open the task manager to monitor and it shows a constant network bandwidth of 500 kbit. Three Microsoft Edge Content Process are running in backgroup and using up lots of memory (totaling over 1GB of RAM). The issue only starts after the cumulative update. They constantly transfer lots of data from my system to microsoft cloud server. Continue reading